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Author: Adams, Cato Wesley, 1889-1988.
Title: Papers, 1902-1990.
Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator, school principal, and athletic
coach at Armstrong High School, Washington, D.C.
Chiefly photographs, together with programs,
pamphlets, clippings, and biographical materials,
relating primarily to Adams's career at Armstrong
High School and his involvement in civic and
educational organizations. Includes numerous
photographs of student classes and sports teams at
Armstrong High School (1902-1943).
Gifts of Ella Edwards, 1986.
Subjects: Afro-American school principals -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American students -- Washington (D.C.) -- Photographs.
Afro-American teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Education (Secondary) -- Washington (D.C.)
Armstrong High School (Washington, D.C.)
Coaches (Athletics) -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Photographs. lcsh
School sports -- Coaching -- Washington (D.C.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A909

Author: Aggrey, J.E. Kwegyir, 1878-1927
Title: Papers, 1890-1981
Description: 9 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator, clergyman, and scholar born in Ghana.
Personal papers, correspondence, writings, biographical
materials, publications concerning Africa, and photographs
relating to Aggrey's activities in North Carolina, New York,
and Africa on behalf of education for African blacks and;
Afro-Americans, and racial harmony. Includes materials about
the Prince of Wales College and School (later the Achimota
School) in Ghana, which Aggrey helped to establish, and
studies on education in Africa conducted under the auspices
of the Phelps-Stokes Fund; together with information about
the career of Aggrey's wife, educator Rose Douglass Aggrey.
Gifts of Abna Aggrey Lancaster, Rosebud Douglass Aggrey,
O. Rudolph Aggrey
Subjects: Afro-American clergy. lcsh
Afro-American teachers. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Education
Aggrey, Rose Douglass
Blacks -- Education -- Africa
Blacks -- Education -- Ghana
Phelps-Stokes Fund
Prince of Wales College and School (Achimota, Ghana)
United States -- Race relations
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.131
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A502

Author: Allen, Maryrose Reeves
Papers, 1899-1992
Description: 12 linear ft.
Notes: Educator and administrator. Documents Allen's schooling and
teaching in the fields of physical education and health.
School notes from The Sargent School of Physical Education
for Women and teaching materials from Howard University and
Hampton Institute comprise most of the papers. Also contains
photographs documenting Allen's life and Howard University
activities.
Subjects: Anatomy; Study and teaching
Beauty, Personal; Study and teaching
Boston University; Curricula
Boston University; Sargent School of Physical Education for Women
Boston University; Students; Allen, Maryrose Reeves
Dancing; Study and teaching Educators; Allen, Maryrose Reeves
Hampton Institute; Faculty; Allen, Maryrose Reeves
Howard University; Athletics
Howard University; Curricula
Howard University; Photographs
Howard University; Physical Education for Women Department;
Allen, Maryrose Reeves, head Hygiene; Study and teaching
Photographs; Athletics; Howard University Photographs; Howard University
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.158
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A739


Author: Anderson, Marian, 1902-1993
Title: Papers, 1939-1943
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Singer. Consists of copies of clippings relating to Anderson and
the Daughters of the American Revolution controversy. Also contains
correspondence, speeches, petitions, lists, and reports arising
out of the activities of the Marian Anderson Citizens Committee.
Subjects: Bethune, Mary McLeod Citizens' associations;
Conductors (music); Stokowski, Leopold
Daughters of the American Revolution; Relating to Daughters of the
American Revolution; Race relations
Daughters of the American Revolution; Washington, D.C.
Hepburn, Katharine
Holidays; Easter
Howard University; Music School
Marian Anderson Citizens Committee, Washington, D.C.
Race discrimination Race relations; Washington, D.C.
Roosevelt, Eleanor
Singers
Singers; Anderson, Marian
Stokowski, Leopold
Washington, D.C.; Citizens' associations; Marian Anderson
Citizens Committee
Washington, D.C.; Race relations
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.1
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4295

Author: Shipp, Jesse, 1859-1934.
Title: Anne Cooke collection of theater materials,
ca. 1920-ca. 1931.

Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American actor and playwright. Gift of Dr. Anne Cooke Reid,
1957. Theater materials belonging to Shipp, a noted Negro actor
and playwright. Includes correspondence, scripts of plays,
broadsides, and a program. Includes scripts (typescripts and
holographs) of the following plays: "Dr. Herb's Discovery,"
"Psycho Gaserino, "S.S. Hotel," "Manicures Masquerade"
and "In Dahomey;" a program of the First Negro Dance Recital
(Guy and Winfield) and engraved letterhead of Williams and Walker
from "Abyssinia."
Subjects: Afro-American actors. lcsh
Afro-American dramatists. lcsh
Afro-American theater.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.23
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A380


Author: Auzenne, Gustav, 1898-1971
Title: Gustav Auzenne's Frilot Cove, Louisiana collection, 1929-1945.
Description: 30 items.
Notes: Photocopies of original letters in private hands. Letters (29 items)
bound in a volume dated Dec. 25, 1945 concerned with a project to
erect a Catholic church in Frilot Cove, St. Landry Parish,
Louisiana. Howard University professor. Correspondents include
Pope Pius XII. Includes a printed narrative by Auzenne about
Frilot Cove.
Subjects Catholic Church -- Louisiana -- Frilot Cove.
Frilot Cove (La.)
St. Landry Parish (La.)
Other authors: Pius XII, Pope, 1876-1958.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.2
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A323

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Author: Balloch, George W., Gen., 1825-1907
Title: Papers, 1865-1902
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Trustee, first Treasurer of Howard University, and official of the
Freedmen's Bureau. Correspondence, photographs, printed
material, and financial papers of Howard University. Includes
holographic account book pertaining to Howard University and
the Freedmen's Bureau from 1867 to 1872.
Gift of Stanley Balloch Safford, 1965.
Subjects: Afro-American universities and colleges -- Washington (D.C.)
Army officers; Balloch, George Williamson
Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands.
Freedmen's Bureau; Balloch, George Williamson, chief disbursing
officer
Howard University; Finance
Howard University; Trustees; Balloch, George W.
Real property; Washington, D.C.; Howard University
Veterans; Civil War, 1861-1865
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.3
Control No.: DCLV96-A324



Author: Beecher family.
Title: Papers, 1832-1888.
Description: 0.5 linear ft.
Notes: Xerographic copies of original papers in private hands.
Afro-American residents of Hamilton, Ind. Chiefly correspondence
of the family of Truman A. Beecher (1837-1922), and his wife,
Statira Brown Beecher (1840-1901); together with financial records,
deeds, poems, clippings, and other papers.
Subjects: Afro-American families -- Indiana -- Hamilton.
Hamilton (Ind.)
Other authors: Beecher, Statira Brown, 1840-1901.
Beecher, Truman A., 1837-1922.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.4
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A169


Author: Bethel Literary and Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
Title: Records, 1895-1913
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Includes minutes, histories of the Association, programs and notices
of meetings, resolutions, appeals, and clippings. See also
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church Records.
Purchased from Bertha Lomack, 1955-56.
Subjects: Cromwell, John Wesley, Sr.
Historical societies; Washington, D.C.
History; Societies; Washington, D.C.
Literary societies; Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.; Churches; Union Bethel African Methodist
Episcopal Church
Washington, D.C.; History; Societies
Washington, D.C.; Organizations and societies
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche#: 4.72.5
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4292


Author: Blackburn family.
Title: Papers, 1849-1937.
Description: .25 linear ft.
Notes: Chiefly biographical materials relating to John R. Blackburn
(1841-1927), a noted Afro-American educator born a slave
in Essex County, Va. Includes correspondence, financial
records, deeds of emancipation, photographs, and clippings
concerning the Blackburn family.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
Afro-American families.
Autobiographies. lcsh
Blackburn, John R., 1841-1927.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.132
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A320


Author: Bragg, George Freeman, 1863-1940
Title: Papers, 1889-1930
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Minister, author. Contains letters, including two from Theodore
Holly, and a scrapbook of clippings about religious,
political, and historical events.
Subjects: Freeman Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.; South Carolina
Holly, Theodore Maryland; Governors; Ritchie, Albert Cabell
Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.; Clergy; Bragg, George
Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S.A.; Virginia Race relations
Richardson, C. Herbert
Ritchie, Albert Cabell
Slavery in the United States
South Carolina; Politics Virginia; Politics
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche#: 4.72.6


Author: Daniel, Sadie Iola, collector.
Title: Mary E. Branch collection, July 1909-May 3, 1948
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Biographical material, correspondence, and typescript addresses
concerning Mary E. Branch, an Afro-American educator who became
the first woman president of Tillotson College, Austin, Texas.
Includes information about the history of the college.
Subjects: Afro-American college presidents -- Texas -- Austin. lcsh
Afro-American universities and colleges -- Texas -- Austin.
Branch, Mary E. (Mary Elizabeth), 1882-1944.
Tillotson College.
Women college presidents -- Texas -- Austin. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.7
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A343


Author: Brawley, Benjamin Griffith, 1882-1939
Title: Papers, 1917-1936
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Professor of English and writer on black American literary and
social history. Chiefly notes, clippings, and printed matter
relating to Brawley's research interests; together with
correspondence, writings, and other papers. Includes ms.
biography of his father, Edward McKnight Brawley (1851-1923),
Baptist clergyman, missionary, and educator; and ms. of the
Seven Sleepers and other poems.
Gift.
Subjects: Baptists; Blacks
Blacks; Churches and religious affairs; Baptist
Blacks; Cultural affairs; Literature and literary affairs
Blacks; Social history
Brawley, Edward McKnight, 1851-1923
English language and literature; Teachers and teaching;
20th century; 1910 and after
History; Articles, lectures, notes, etc.
Literature and literary affairs; Blacks
Seven Sleepers (Legend)
Teachers and teaching; English
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.8
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1222


Author: Bruce, Blanche Kelso, 1841-1898
Title: Papers, 1870-1891
Description: 2.5 linear ft.
Notes: U.S. Senator from Mississippi (1874-1880). Consists of
research notes, a bibliography, and other documents
used by Sadie Daniel St. Clair to write a dissertation
about Bruce. Includes correspondence with Bruce's family,
constituents and political allies of the State of Mississippi,
and letters in support of candidates for appointments and
pensions. Among the well known names are James Hill, John R.
Lynch, P. B. S. Pinchback, and J. J. Spelman. Also contains
information about the Plummer Family (1787-1852).
Subjects: Hill, James, Secretary of State of Mississippi
Howard University; Trustees; Bruce, Blanche Kelso
Lynch, John Roy, 1847-1939
Mississippi; Civil War; Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period)
Mississippi; Politics Mississippi; Senators; Bruce, Blanche Kelso
Pinchback, P. B. S. (Pinckney Benton Stewart), 1837-1921
Plummer family
Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period)
Reconstruction;(Post-Civil War period); Mississippi Republican
Party; National conventions; 1880
Southern states; Civil War; Reconstruction Senators;
Bruce, Blanche Kelso (Mississippi)
Spelman, J. J.
St. Clair, Sadie Daniel
Washington, Booker Taliaferro; Bruce, Blanche Kelso
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.9
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4248


Author: Bruce, Roscoe Conklin, Sr. 1879-1950
Title: Papers, 1897-1924
Description: 2 linear ft.
Notes: Educator. Contains personal correspondence between Roscoe
C. Bruce and members of his family, including his father,
Senator Blanche K. Bruce; his mother, Josephine B. Bruce;
his wife, Clara Burrill Bruce; and his son, Roscoe C. Bruce,
Jr. Includes letters and clippings relating to his term as
Assistant Superintendent of the D.C. Public Schools, and
financial papers relating to the management of the Blanche
K. Bruce plantation in Mississippi and Kelso Farm in
Washington, D.C. Also includes clippings relating to the
controversy arising from the barring of Roscoe C. Bruce, Jr.,
from the freshman dormitory at Harvard University because of
his color, 1923. Non-family correspondents include W.E.B.
DuBois and Carter G. Woodson.
Purchased from Martha A. Smoot, Washington, D.C., 1954.
Subjects: Bruce, Blanche (Blanche Kelso), 1841-1898
Bruce, Clara Burrill
Bruce, Josephine B.
Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Jr.
Bruce family
Colleges and universities; Race relations; Integration and
segregation
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963;
As correspondent
Educators; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr.
Farms and farming; 19th and 20th centuries; Washington, D.C.
Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.; Racial discrimination
Integration and segregation, Racial; Education
Kelso Farm, Washington, D.C.
Mississippi; Business, industry and trade; Agriculture;
Plantations
Mississippi; Politics; Papers of persons active in;
19th century
Plantations; Business affairs; Mississippi Plantations;
Mississippi
Public schools; Washington, D.C.
Race discrimination; Harvard University Race relations;
Harvard University
Real property; Mississippi Real property; Washington, D.C.
School superintendents and principals; Washington, D.C.
Tuskegee Institute; Faculty; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr.
Washington, D.C; Business, industry and trade; Agriculture;
Farms and farming
Washington, D.C; Education; Schools; Public
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr.,
assistant superintendent
Woodson, Carter G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.10
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1223


Author: Burch, Charles Eaton, 1891-1948
Title: Papers, 1913-1948 (bulk 1936-1948)
Description: 2 linear ft.
Notes: Educator, author, school administrator. Chairman of the
English Dept. at Howard University. Biographical materials,
correspondence, writings and research notes concerning Daniel
Defoe, miscellaneous printed matter, clippings, and photographs.
Correspondents include Henry C. Hutchins, John Robert Moore,
William Grant Still and Verna Arvey Still.
Received from Hepburn Carver, 1952.
Burch's extensive library of eighteenth century English
literature is housed in Howard University's Founders
Library.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
College teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Defoe, Daniel, 1661?-1731.
Howard University. Dept. of English.
Other authors: Arvey, Verna, 1910- , correspondent.
Hutchins, Henry Clinton, b. 1889, correspondent.
Moore, John Robert, 1890-1973 correspondent.
Still, William Grant, 1895- , correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.11
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A337


Author: Burge, R. Louise, 1908-1986
Title: Papers, ca. 1930-1986.
Description: 8 linear ft.
Notes: Contralto vocalist and music faculty member at Howard
University. Personal and family papers, correspondence,
biographical materials, organizational files, teaching
materials, programs and newsclippings, writings, printed
matter, photographs, and sheet music, relating chiefly
to Burge's career and her interest in Afro-American music.
Includes materials relating to the National Association of
Negro Musicians, National Association of the Teachers of
Singing, and Burge's friend and colleague, Camille Nickerson.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Shephard Burge, 1986.
Subjects: Afro-American choral conductors -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American singers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American women musicians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Music.
Contraltos -- United States. lcsh
Howard University -- Faculty.
Sheet music. aat
Other authors: National Association of Negro Musicians (U.S.)
National Association of Teachers of Singing (U.S.)
Nickerson, Camille.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A912


Author: Bustill-Bowser-Asbury Family
Title: Bustill-Bowser-Asbury collection, 1732-1941 (bulk 1840-1926).
Description: 3.5 linear ft.
Notes: Genealogical, biographical, legal, and commemorative items,
as well as photographs and memorabilia, belonging
to Bustill, Bowser, and Asbury family members. Includes
material concerning Cyrus Bustill, a founder of the African
Free Society and member of the St. Thomas Free African Church
in Philadelphia; the artist David Bustill Bowser; and John
Cornelius Asbury, prominent Philadelphia lawyer, civil rights
activist, and community leader.
Subjects: African Free Society (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Afro-American artists -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. lcsh
Afro-American civil rights workers -- Pennsylvania --
Philadelphia. lcsh
Afro-American families -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia.
Afro-American lawyers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia. lcsh
Asbury, John Cornelius, 1862-1941.
Asbury family.
Bowser family.
Bustill, Cyrus, 1732-1806.
Bustill family
Bowser, David Bustill, 1820-1900.
St. Thomas' Church (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.12
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A325

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Author: Caliver, Ambrose, 1894-1962
Title: Papers, 1915-1959
Description: 22 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator and administrator at Fisk University,
and civil servant at the U.S. Office of Education. Family
and personal papers, correspondence, speeches and writings
by Caliver and others, teaching materials, background
material and notes from surveys on Afro-American education
conducted by Caliver at the U.S. Office of Education, radio
programs produced by the U.S. Office of Education, materials
relating to Caliver's publication The National Educational
Outlook Among Negroes
, documents concerning organizations
with which Caliver was affiliated, and photographs. Includes
documents relating to the Adult Education Association, the
National Association of Collegiate Deans and Registrars, the
National Conference on Fundamental Problems in the Education
of Negroes (directed by Caliver in 1934), and the Tennessee
Colored Anti-Tuberculosis Society.
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Otto, 1986.
Subjects: Adult education -- United States.
Adult Education Association.
Afro-American college administrators -- Tennessee --
Nashville. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Tennessee -- Nashville. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Education.
Afro-Americans -- Medical care -- Tennessee.
Fisk University.
National Association of Collegiate Deans and Registrars in
Negro Schools (U.S.)
National Conference on Fundamental Problems in the Education
of Negroes (1934: Washington, D.C.)
Radio scripts. lcsh
Tennessee Colored Anti-Tuberculosis Society.
United States. Office of Education.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A740



Author: Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975
Title: Papers, 1861-1977
Description: 36 linear ft.
Notes: Social worker and collector of black Americana relating to
the arts and culture. Family and personal papers,
correspondence, audiotapes, programs and brochures,
news articles, photographs, photo albums, slides,
and scrapbooks. Includes substantial material by
and about W.E.B. Du Bois, Langston Hughes, Alain
Locke, and James Mitchell. Also includes materials
documenting the activities and achievements of Afro-
Americans in art, dance, literature, music, and the
stage, as well as information about African and Caribbean
culture, various black organizations, and black history.
Major correspondents include Amiri Baraka, Harold Jackman,
and Carl Van Vechten. Gift of C. Glenn Carrington.
Broadsides and posters are located in the repository's
Prints and Photographs Department.
Subjects: Afro-American actors.
Afro-American artists.
Afro-American arts.
Afro-American authors.
Afro-American dance.
Afro-American musicians.
Afro-Americans -- Collectibles.
Afro-Americans -- History.
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1866-1963.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Jackman, Harold, 1901-1961.
Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1866-1954.
Mitchell, James, 1933-
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS #: 4.72.133
NUCMC#: DCLV96-A353

>Author: Carter, Art, 1911-1988
Title: Papers, 1932-1988
Description: 22 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American journalist, sports reporter, and managing
editor of the Afro-American Newspapers; b. Arthur
materials relating to the Afro-American Newspapers,
documents concerning Afro-American baseball, the
Afro-American press, and organizations with which
Carter was affiliated, files on sports, programs,
tickets, photographs, and memorabilia. Includes
materials relating to Carter's activities at the
Washington Afro-American newspaper, the
Capital Press Club, and the National Newspaper Publishers
Association, and to his activities as a war correspondent
during World War II, reporting about Afro-American troops
in North Africa and Italy.
Subjects: Afro-American athletes.
Afro-American baseball players.
Afro-American journalists -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American Newspapers.
Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Newspapers.
Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry.
Army -- Afro-American troops.
Capital Press Club.
National Newspaper Publishers Association (U.S.)
Sportswriters -- United States. lcsh
War correspondents. lcsh
Washington Afro-American.
Washington (D.C.) -- Newspapers. United States.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Journalists.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, Afro-American.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NUCMC: DCLV96-A741


Author: Carter, Jeannette, 1886-1964
Title: Papers, 1927-1964
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Washington lawyer active in Republican politics and advocate
of women's rights. Correspondence, biographical material,
texts of speeches, programs, photographs, newspaper clippings,
pamphlets, and broadsides relating to Carter's activities;
together with material concerning her brother William Justin
Carter, Sr. (1866-1947), an attorney active in politics and
labor in Harrisburg, Pa.
Gift of Mrs. R.T. Ward, 1965.
Subjects: Afro-American women social reformers -- Washington D.C.) lcsh
Carter, William Justin, 1866-1947.
Women political activists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Women's rights.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.13
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A355


Author: Cary, Mary Ann Shadd, 1823-1893
Title: Papers, 1844-1884
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Educator, editor of the Provincial Freeman, civil rights
activist, and advocate of women's suffrage. Correspondence,
biographical materials, texts of speeches, editorials,
reports, personal documents, printed materials, and programs
relating to Shadd's activities in the United States and
Canada.
Gift of Vanetta Willis, 1971.
Subjects: Afro-American women civil rights workers. lcsh
Women's rights. Women -- Suffrage.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.14
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A373


Author: Cassell, Albert, 1895-1969
Title: Papers, 1925-1969
Description: 13 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American architect, engineer, planner, and educator.
Personal and business correspondence, writings, legal
and financial documents, architectural drawings with
inventories, reports, and photographs relating to
Cassell's activities in Washington, D.C., Maryland,
and Virginia. Includes documents relating to buildings
at Howard University and Morgan State University as well
as a housing project for Afro-Americans in northeast
Washington, D.C., and a proposed community development
in Calvert County, Md.
Gift of Charles Cassell, 1975.
Subjects: Afro-American engineers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American universities and colleges -- Maryland --
Baltimore.
Afro-American universities and colleges -- Washington
(D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Housing -- Maryland -- Calvert County.
Afro-Americans -- Housing -- Washington (D.C.)
Architectural drawings. lcsh
Howard University -- Buildings.
Legal documents. lcsh Afro-American architects -- Washington
(D.C.). lcsh
Morgan State College -- Buildings.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A754


Author: Chapman, Charles Edward, 1880-?
Title: Papers, 1791-1901
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Contains letters of abolitionists and others, secured by
Chapman, a Boston, Massachusetts postal clerk.
Correspondents include Henry Bowditch, Lewis Hayden,
Granville Sharp, Gerrit Smith, William Wilberforce and
Francis Grimké.
Gift, 1958.
Subjects: Abolitionists
Bowditch, Henry Ingersoll, 1808-1892
Chapman, Charles Edward, b. 1880; As collector
Grimké, Francis J.
Hayden, Lewis
Julian, George Washington, 1817-1899
Lovejoy, J. C.
May, Samuel Joseph, 1797-1871
Nell, William Cooper, 1816-1874
Philbrick, Edward
Phillips, Wendell
Putnam, George
Trotter, James M.
Twine, Thomas
Wilberforce, William
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.15
NUCMC #: MS 62-4277


Author: Christopher, Arthur, 1913-1967
Title: Papers, 1933-1967
Description: 17 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer and civic worker. Consists of papers arising from
Christopher's 1946 to 1967 career with the National
Labor Relations Board, and his association with civic
organizations in Washington, DC. Also includes family
papers, legal files, framed documents and photographs,
clippings, academic records, certificates, and awards.
Gift of Mrs. Beatrice Christopher, 1968.
Subjects: Bar associations; Federal Bar Association
Bar associations; Washington, D.C.
Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
Christopher family
Federal Bar Association
Howard University; Faculty; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
Howard University; Students; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
Law practice; Washington, D.C.
Lawyers; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.
National Labor Relations Board Union
National Labor Relations Board; Christopher, Arthur, Jr.,
solicitor
National Lawyers Guild
Parents' and teachers' associations; Washington, D.C.
United States; National Labor Relations Board; Cases
Washington, D.C.; Citizens' associations
Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
Washington, D.C.; Courts
Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.16
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1224


Author: Civil Rights Documentation Project Vertical File
Title: Collection, 1960-1973
Description: 9 linear ft.
Notes: Between 1967 and 1973 Civil Rights Documentation Project
personnel gathered this collection of materials about
civil rights activities and organizations. The Congress
of African People, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights,
Poor People's Campaign, Student Nonviolent Coordinating
Committee, and the Southern Conference Educational Fund
are well-documented.
Subjects: Bibliographies; Civil Rights Documentation Project
Bibliography of Holdings, Civil Rights Documentation Project,
Howard University
Civil rights; Civil Rights Documentation Project
Howard University; Civil Rights Documentation Project;
Bibliography of Holdings
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 3.178.1


Author: Clarke, Thomas H.R., 1874-?
Title: Collection, 1904-1947
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Author, columnist. Consists of scrapbooks about the citizens
of Washington, D.C., and the deep South. Contains
clippings about race relations, politics, and foreign
affairs, pictures of prominent Negroes, programs, letters,
and articles from his columns in the Guardian (Boston,
Mass). Also includes Clarke's manuscript, "Virginia's
Contribution to the Republic" and biographical data
about Clarke.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)


Author: Clarkson, Thomas, 1760-1846
Title: Papers, 1814-1846
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: English philanthropist and abolitionist. Chiefly correspondence
relating to Clarkson's international efforts in connection
with the abolition of slavery; together with clippings
concerning slavery and the annexation of Texas, and anti-
slavery meetings in the early 1800's.
Correspondents include Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton, Lewis Tappan,
and Roberts Vaux.
Purchase, 1949 and 1958.
Subjects: Abolitionists -- England. lcsh
Buxton, Thomas Fowell, Sir, 1786-1845.
Slavery.
Slave-trade.
Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873.
Texas -- Annexation to the United States.
Vaux, Roberts, 1786-1836.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.18.
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A376


Author: Cobb, James Adlai, 1876-1958
Title: Papers, 1897-1958
Description: 3 linear ft.
Notes: Judge, lawyer. Includes letters of endorsement for his
1934 reappointment as Municipal Court Judge in Washington,
D.C. Also contains certificates of appointment to the
Municipal and Supreme Courts, other certificates, awards,
citations, scrapbooks, clippings, and photographs.
Gift of the Cobb estate through Charles H. Thompson, 1959.
Subjects: Cobb, Howard, and Hayes, Washington, D.C.
Howard University; Faculty; Cobb, James Adlai
Howard University; Students; Cobb, James Adlai
Judges; Washington, D.C.
Lawyers; Cobb, James Adlai
Washington, D.C.; Courts; Municipal Court
Washington, D.C.; Law practice; Cobb, Howard, and Hayes
Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Judges
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.19
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4290


Author: Consolidated Parent Group, Inc.
Title: Records, 1947-1954
Description: 2.5 linear ft.
Notes: Washington, D.C., based civic organization. Consists of
correspondence, organizational reports, minutes, publicity
materials, school data, court documents, manuscripts,
membership information, photographs, and clippings. These
records relate to school desegregation which preceded the
Brown v. Board of Education decision, outlawing school
segregation.
Gift of Gardner L. Bishop, Burma Whitted, and James L.
Haley, 1972.
Subjects: Bishop, Gardner L.
Brown Junior High School, Washington, D.C.
Citizens' associations; Washington, D.C.
Corning, Hobart M.
Discrimination in education; Washington, D.C.
Education; Washington, D.C.
Hayes, George E. C.
Houston, Charles H.
Integration and segregation, Racial; Education; Washington, D.C.
Lawyers; Hayes, George E. C.
Lawyers; Marshall, Thurgood
Lawyers; Nabrit, James
Marshall, Thurgood
Nabrit, James
Parents' and teachers' associations; Washington, D.C.
Public schools; Washington, D.C.
School integration; Washington, D.C.
Supreme Court; School integration
Washington, D.C.; Citizens' associations; Consolidated Parent
Group, Inc.
Washington, D.C.; Consolidated Parent Group, Inc.
Washington, D.C; Education; Racial integration and segregation
Washington, D.C; Education; Schools; Public
Washington, D.C.; Education Board
Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies; Women
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Brown Junior High School
Whitted, Burma M.
Women's Action Committee; Washington, D.C. (Consolidated Parent
Group)
Women's organizations; Washington, D.C.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.20
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1225


Author: Cook Family
Title: Papers, 1827-1969
Description: 1.5 linear ft. (ca. 180 items.)
Notes: Chiefly biographical materials relating to Reverend
John Francis Cook (1810-1855) and his activities as
a pioneer of education for Afro-Americans and
founder of the Union Bethel Church in Washington,
D.C. Includes genealogical materials, correspondence,
personal documents, and photographs concerning Cook
family members, together with miscellaneous memorabilia
not directly connected with the family.
Subjects: Afro-American clergy -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Cook, John Francis, 1810-1855.
Union Bethel Church (Washington, D.C.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.21
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A378


Author: Cook, George William, 1855-1931
Title: Papers, 1855-1931
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Author, educator. Includes correspondence, manuscripts,
addresses, biographical sketches, memorials, photographs,
a scrapbook and a song composed by William Weston Patton,
President of Howard University.
Gift, 1958.
Subjects: Business; Education; Washington, D.C.
Childers, Lulu V.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963;
As correspondent
Funeral rites and ceremonies; Cook, George William
Howard University; Administration
Howard University; Faculty; Cook, George William
Howard University; Presidents; Patton, William Weston
Howard University; Students; Cook, George William
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
Howard University, Washington, D.C; School of Commerce and
Finance
Patton, William Weston
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; As correspondent
Spingarn, J. E. (Joel Elias), 1875-1939
Tunnell, W. V.
White, Walter F. (Walter Francis), 1893-1955; As correspondent
Wilkinson, F. D.
Woodson, Carter G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.22
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1226


Author: Cook, Will Mercer, 1903-1987
Title: Papers, 1890-1985
Description: 8 linear ft.
Notes: Scholar and diplomat. Includes papers related to Cook,
and also his parents, composer Will Marion Cook
(1869-1944), and singer and actress Abbie Mitchell
(1884-1960). The papers document Mercer's dual
careers as scholar of the French language and Francophone
literature and as diplomat to Niger, Senegal, Gambia and
to the United Nations. Papers concerning Will Marion include
correspondence, business papers, writings, and sheet music.
Among the papers of Mitchell's are correspondence, programs,
and a recording of Mitchell singing.
Subjects: Actors and actresses; Mitchell, Abbie
Authors; Cook, Will Mercer
Briggs, Arthur
Composers; Cook, Will Marion
Cook, Marion A.
Cook, Will Marion
Diplomats; Cook, Will Mercer
Educators; Cook, Will Mercer
Gambia; Diplomatic and consular service; Cook, Will Mercer,
ambassador
Howard University; Faculty; Cook, Will Mercer
Mitchell, Abbie
Music; Collections; Cook, Will Marion
Niger; Diplomatic and consular service; Cook, Will Mercer,
ambassador
Oral histories; Briggs, Arthur
Oral histories; Cook, Will Mercer
Senegal; Diplomatic and consular service; Cook, Will Mercer,
ambassador
Senghor, Leopold
Singers; Mitchell, Abbie
Translators; Cook, Will Mercer
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.156


Author: Cooper, Anna Julia, 1860-1964
Title: Papers, 1881-1958
Description: 5 linear ft.
Notes: Educator, author. Includes writings by Anna J. Cooper,
biographical data, correspondence, photographs, scrapbooks,
and material for her book about the Grimké Family.
Also contains materials relating to Cooper's tenure as
President of Frelinghuysen University, 1930-1941.
Gift of Regia Bronson, 1971.
Subjects: Colleges and universities; Washington
Frelinghuysen University; Administration
Frelinghuysen University; Presidents; Cooper, Anna J.
Frelinghuysen University, Washington, D.C. (formerly
Interdenominational University of Washington, D.C.)
Grimké family
Haywood, Anna Julia
Interdenominational University of Washington, D.C.
Jelavich, Charles, 1922-
Klein, Félix, 1862-1953 (b. Félix Phillippe Klein)
The Life and Writings of the Grimké Family
Washington, D.C; Education; Colleges and universities
Washington, D.C; Education; Colleges and universities;
Law schools
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.24
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1227

Author: Cromwell Family
Title: Papers, 1849-1955
Description: 20 linear ft.
Notes: Consists of papers relating to the manumission of members of the
Cromwell family: Elizabeth and Willis Cromwell and their seven
children. Includes correspondence, writings, memorabilia, and
records from several Washington, DC organizations, including
the American Negro Academy, Metropolitan A.M.E. Church, Dunbar
High School, and St. Anna's Home.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.25

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Author Dabu Gizenga's Collection on Kwame Nkrumah
Title: Papers, 1939-1974
Description: 13.5 linear ft.
Notes: Newsclippings, journal articles, documents, printed materials, tape
recorded interviews, photographs, and artifacts relating chiefly to
Kwame Nkrumah, first prime minister and president of Ghana, and to
Pan-Africanism; together with Gizenga's correspondence and notes
related to the collection.
Bequest of Dabu Gizenga, 1980.
Books, newspapers, and journals removed and housed in the
repository's Library Division.
Recorded music removed and housed in the repository's Music
Department.
Posters removed and housed in the repository's Prints and
Photographs Department.
Subjects: Audiotapes. lcsh
Ghana. President (1961-1966 : Nkrumah)
Ghana -- Politics and government -- To 1957.
Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.
Interviews. lcsh
Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972.
Pan-Africanism.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.40
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A719



Author: Daniel, A. Mercer, 1887-1976
Title: Papers, 1890-1971
Description: 3 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American attorney, educator, and librarian at Howard University
School of Law.
Personal papers, writings, documents by and about Charles Houston,
Vice-Dean of the Howard University School of Law, publications of
the Howard University School of Law, photographs, and scrapbooks.
Includes Daniel's unpublished history of the Howard University School
of Law and information about the A. Mercer Daniel Law Library at
Howard University.
Gifts of A. Mercer Daniel, 1970 and 1973.
Charles H. Houston papers, 1857-1950 are held by the repository.
Subjects: A. Mercer Daniel Law Library.
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American librarians -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Houston, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1950.
Howard University. School of Law.
Law libraries -- Washington (D.C.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A755


Author: Davidson, Eugene C., 1896-1976
Title: Collection, 1933-1940
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American civil rights activist and realtor, of Washington, D.C.
Correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, leaflets, and
programs documenting the lives of Davidson and other Washington,
D.C. civil rights activists, particularly George Rycraw. Includes
materials about the New Negro Alliance, the Associated Negro Press,
and the Washington, D.C. branch of the N.A.A.C.P.
Gift of Dr. Edmonia Davidson.
Recorded interviews with Davidson are located in the repository's
Oral History Department.
Subjects: Afro-American civil rights workers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Employment -- Washington (D.C.)
Associated Negro Press.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
District of Columbia Branch.
New Negro Alliance.
Rycraw, George.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.26
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A399


Author: Davidson, Shelby Jeames, 1868-1930
Title: Papers, 1893-1918
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Inventor, lawyer, civic worker. Includes sketches and patent
references related to his inventions, biographical data,
correspondence, organizational materials, and photographs.
Material relating to Davidson's law career and organizational
affiliations (including NAACP).
Gift of Edmonia W. Davidson, 1972.
Subjects: Bethel Literary and Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
Howard University; Students; Davidson, Shelby Jeames
Inventions and inventors; 19th and 20th centuries
Inventors; Davidson, Shelby Jeames
Law practice; 19th and 20th centuries; Washington, D.C.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
Washington, D.C.; History; Societies
Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.27
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1228


Author: Davis, John Warren, 1888-1980
Title: Papers, 1905-1980
Description: 28 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator, administrator, scientist, author, and civil
rights activist. Personal and family papers, correspondence, speeches,
writings by Davis and others, documents concerning organizations with
which Davis was affiliated, subject files, photographs, memorabilia,
artifacts, and audiotapes relating to Davis's activities on behalf of
Afro-American education, civil rights, and international cooperation.
Includes materials relating to Davis's activities as director of the
U.S. Technical Cooperation Administration in Liberia, research concerning
Afro-American education and employment conducted by Davis through the
Phelps-Stokes Fund and the National Technical Association, and materials
relating to his involvement with African-American Institute, Freemasons,
Morehouse College, National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People and its Legal Defense and Educational Fund, National Science
Foundation, Unesco, and West Virginia State College.
Gift of Ethel Davis, 1983.
Subjects: Afro-American authors. lcsh
Afro-American civil rights workers. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Georgia -- Atlanta. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- West Virginia -- Institute. lcsh
Afro-American freemasons. lcsh
African-American Institute.
Afro-American scientists. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Education.
Afro-Americans -- Employment.
Afro-Americans -- Professional education.
Audiotapes. lcsh
Freemasons.
Liberia -- History -- 1944-1971.
Morehouse College (Atlanta, Ga.)
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
National Science Foundation.
National Technical Association (U.S.)
Phelps-Stokes Fund.
UNESCO.
United States. Technical Cooperation Administration.
West Virginia State College (Institute, W. Va.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A757


Author: Desdunes, Pierre-Aristide, 1828-1894
Title: Collection, 1828-1894
Description: .5 linear ft. (2 v.)
Notes: Afro-American poet, of New Orleans, La. An indexed ledger of poetry
and prose by Desdunes and other Creole writers from New Orleans
and a ledger of Desdunes's personal reflections on social and
political issues of the late 1800s.
In French.
Gift of A.P. Turcaud, 1952.
Subjects: Afro-American poets -- Louisiana -- New Orleans. lcsh
American poetry -- Afro-American authors.
French-American poetry -- Creole authors.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.28
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A400


Author: Dickey, Robert J. Jr., ? - 1941
Title: Papers, 1880s-1930s
Description: 3 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American civil servant in Washington, D.C. Correspondence,
financial papers, materials related to organizations with which
Dickey was affiliated, memorabilia, and photographs; together
with publications and newspaper clippings concerning black history
and culture, and financial records of Dickey's friend Anna E.
Thompson and her mother, Mary E. Thompson.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.)
Other authors: Thompson, Anna E.
Thompson, Mary A.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.134
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A401


Author: Dodson, Owen Vincent, 1914-1983
Title: Papers, 1930-1968
Description: 5 linear ft.
Notes: Author, poet, playwright, dramatist, educator. Includes manuscripts
and reviews of Dodson's plays and novels, music scores, and programs
from his publications and productions, as well as correspondence,
play scripts, and poetry. Includes many photos of Lillian Evanti
(Lillian Evans Tibbs), coloratura soprano from Washington, D.C.
Gift of Mr. Dodson, 1963.
Subjects: Authors; Dodson, Owen Vincent
Drama; Criticism
Drama; Playwrights; Papers; 1930s and after
Drama; Script collections
Dramatists; Dodson, Owen Vincent
Evans, Lillian
Evanti, Lillian, 1891-1967 (b. Lillian Evans)
Howard University; Drama Department
Howard University; Faculty; Dodson, Owen Vincent
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
Photographs; Evanti, Lillian
Poets; Dodson, Owen Vincent
Poets and poetry; Papers of persons active in; 20th century;
1930s and after
Singers
Singers; Evanti, Lillian
Teachers and teaching; Drama and theater
Theater; Festivals
Theater; Playbills and programs
Theater; Production and direction
Theater; Programs
Tibbs, Lillian Evans
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.29
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1229


Author: Dorsey, Thomas (1812-1875) and William (1837-?)
Title: Collection, 1850s-1900s
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Autographs, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings,
scrapbooks, and engravings relating to black Americana collected
by two prominent Philadelphia Afro-Americans, Thomas Dorsey
(1812-1875) and his son William Henry Dorsey (b. 1837).
Includes an engraving of Reverend Peter Williams by Patrick Reason,
and news articles about Reverend Augustine Tolson.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Collectibles.
Other authors: Reason, Patrick.
Tolson, Augustine.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.30
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A409


Author: Douglass, Frederick, 1817-1895
Title: Collection, 1874-1943
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Abolitionist, journalist, diplomat, and orator. Contains
biographical data, manuscripts, correspondence, documents,
speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, artifacts, and clippings
relating to the life of Frederick Douglass and some of his
descendants. Gifts of various sources.
Subjects: Abolitionists; Douglass, Frederick
Abolitionists; Garrison, William Lloyd
Abolitionists; Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Abolitionists; Whittier, John Greenleaf
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); History
Authors; Stowe, Harriet Beecher
Bailey, Frederick Augustus Washington
Brown, John
Chicago, Illinois; World's Columbian Exposition, 1893
Civil rights
Civil rights; 19th and 20th centuries
Diplomatic service (United States); 19th century
Douglass family
Exhibitions; Illinois; World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, 1893
Garrison, William Lloyd
Genealogy; Douglass family
Haiti
Haiti; Diplomatic and consular service; Douglass, Frederick,
minister
Journalism; Journalists' papers; 19th century
Poets; Whittier, John Greenleaf
Slavery and slaves; Antislavery movements; Black abolitionists
Slavery in the United States
Stowe, Harriet (Beecher)
Whittier, John Greenleaf
World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago, Illinois, 1893
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.31
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1230


Author: Downing, George T., 1819-1903
Title: Papers, 1840-1930; (bulk ca. 1860-ca. 1890).
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Businessman and abolitionist active in Newport, R.I., New York, N.Y.,
and Washington, D.C.
Personal papers, correspondence, and memorabilia relating to Downing
and his family; together with texts of speeches, programs, and
invitations documenting the activities of prominent abolitionists
including Frederick Douglass, Wendell Phillips, Gerrit Smith, and
Charles Sumner.
Subjects: Afro-American abolitionists. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895.
Phillips, Wendell, 1811-1884.
Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874.
Sumner, Charles, 1811-1874.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.136
Control No.: DCLV96-A408


Author: Drew, Charles R., 1904-1950
Title: Papers, 1900-1980s
Description: 16 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American surgeon, author, and pioneer in the storage of human
blood.
Gifts of Dr. R. Frank Jones, 1973, Mrs. Minnie Lenore Drew, 1974,
and James L. Marshall, 1981.
Personal and family papers, writings and research on blood plasma
and blood banks, newspaper clippings, and programs relating to
Drew's activities; together with materials documenting his work
with the Blood Transfusion Betterment Association during World
War II.
Subjects: Afro-American physicians. lcsh
Blood banks.
Blood plasma.
Blood Transfusion Betterment Association.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.32
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A410


Author: Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt, 1868-1963
Title: Collection, 1909-1918
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: In part, photocopies.
Afro-American college teacher, author, and Pan-Africanist.
Correspondence between Du Bois, B.N. Baker, David Fairchild, and
Milton Fairchild concerning a lecture series entitled Illustrated
lessons in morals, during 1909-1910.
Subjects: Afro-American authors. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
Moral education.
Other authors: Baker, Bernard Nadal, 1854-1918, correspondent.
Fairchild, David, 1869-1954, correspondent.
Fairchild, Edwin Milton, 1865-1939, correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.33
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A709


Author: Dumas, Alexandre, 1802-1870
Title: Collection, ca. 1863
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Photocopies.
Four holograph mss. by Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), a poem and three
essays concerning French politics and the authorship of the novel
La Dame aux camelias; together with biographical material and
photographs relating to Thomas Alexandre Dumas (1762-1806),
Alexandre Dumas (1802-1870), and Alexandre Dumas (1824-1895).
Also includes a biography and family tree of the Dumas family.
In French.
Subjects: Dumas, Alexandre, 1824-1895.
Dumas, George Alexander
Dumas, Thomas Alexandre, 1762-1806.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.34
NUCMC Number DCLV96-A712


Author: Dunnigan, Alice A., 1906-1983
Title: Papers, 1947-1977
Description: 13 linear ft.
Notes: Journalist, educator, and politician. Correspondence, writings,
newspaper clippings, press passes, and invitations highlight
the career of the first African American woman journalist
accredited to the White House, Senate, and House of
Representative Press Corps. The bulk of the material relates
to Dunnigan's work as education consultant for the President's
Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity.
Gift of Alice Dunnigan, 1974.
Subjects: Associated Negro Press
President's Committee on Equal Employment Opportunity (PCEEO)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)


Author: Durkee, James Stanley, 1866-1951
Title: Papers, 1831-1938
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Minister, educator, Howard University President. Includes diaries,
sermons, pastoral prayers, manuscripts, correspondence, a
marriage record book for 1910-1918, photographs, and legal
papers of his father, James Joseph Durkee. Also contains
a scrapbook of genealogical information on the Durkee family from
1630-1898.
Subjects: Artists; Corning, S. D.
Baptist Church; Clergy; Durkee, James Stanley
Boston Herald
Boston, Massachusetts; Newspapers
Congregational Church; Clergy; Durkee, James Stanley
Congregational churches; Clergy; Papers
Congregational churches; Sermons
Corning, S. D.
Durkee, Joseph James
Durkee family; Genealogy
Genealogy; Durkee family
Howard University; Presidents; Durkee, James Stanley
Howard University, Washington, D.C; President
Literature and literary affairs; Papers of persons active in;
19th and 20th centuries; 1830s and after
Newspapers; Boston Herald
Prayers and prayerbooks; Congregational churches
Propaganda; Russian
Russia; Propaganda
Sermons; Durkee, James Stanley
Sermons; 19th and 20th centuries; Congregational
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.35
NUCMC Number MS 83-1231



Author Dykes, Eva B.
Title: Papers, 1914-1977
Description: 1.25 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American English professor at Howard University and the first
Afro-American woman to earn a Ph.D at Radcliffe College, in 1921.
Personal papers, correspondence, writings, memorabilia, newspaper
clippings, transcripts of interviews, and photographs relating
to Dykes's activities.
Gift of Dr. Dykes, 1977.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.).
lcsh
Seventh Day Adventist Church
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.138
Control No.: DCLV96-A411

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Author: Edwards, Lena, 1900-1986
Title: Papers, 1905-1985; (bulk 1960-1985).
Description: 5.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American obstetrician-gynecologist; b. 1900; d.
1986.
Programs, correspondence, articles and newsclippings, certificates
and awards, photographs, speeches, interviews, and writings
related to Dr. Edwards's activities as a physician, community
activist, and educator in New Jersey, Washington, D.C., and
Texas. Includes materials concerning her volunteer work with
migrant workers at St. Joseph's Mission and her establishment
of Our Lady of Guadeloupe Maternity Clinic for migrant women
at Hereford, Texas.
Gift of Dr. Lena Edwards, 1986.
Subjects: Afro-American physicians. lcsh
Maternal health services -- Texas -- Hereford.
Migrant labor -- Medical care -- Texas -- Hereford.
Our Lady of Guadeloupe Maternity Clinic (Hereford, Tex.)
St. Joseph's Mission (Hereford, Tex.)
Women physicians -- United States. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.139
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A434



Author: Egypt, Ophelia Settle, 1903-1984
Title: Papers, 1930-1980
Description: 11 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American sociologist, social worker, educator, and author;
b. 1903; d. 1984.
Personal and family papers, correspondence, writings, memorabilia,
and photographs relating chiefly to Egypt's activities in
Washington, D.C. as an advocate of family planning and birth
control. Includes unpublished ms. titled Raggedy Thorns based
on interviews with 100 former slaves from Tennessee; together with
materials related to Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington
and Planned Parenthood-World Population. Correspondents include
Glenn Carrington, Barrington Dunbar, Ruth Lewis Hall, Langston
Hughes, and members of Egypt's family.
Subjects: Afro-American social workers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American sociologists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Birth control -- Washington (D.C.)
Egypt, Ophelia Settle -- Family.
Freedmen -- Tennessee -- Biography.
Interviews. lcsh
Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington.
Planned Parenthood-World Population (U.S.)
Slavery -- Tennessee.
Women social workers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Women sociologists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Other authors: Carrington, C. Glenn, 1904-1975, correspondent.
Dunbar, Barrington, 1901-1978, correspondent.
Hall, Ruth Lewis, correspondent.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.140
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A442


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Author: Fauset, Crystal Bird, 1893-1965 Title: Collection, 1944-1959 Description: 3 linear ft. Notes: Educator, social worker, civic leader, and state legislator. Includes scrapbooks documenting Fauset's association with the United Nations Council of Philadelphia, an autobiographical sketch, correspondence, and photographs. Gift, 1966. Subjects: Educators; Fauset, Crystal Bird Gandhi, Indira Ghana; History India; Description and travel Nehru, Jawaharlal Pakistan; Description and travel Pennsylvania; State legislators; Fauset, Crystal Bird Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; United Nations Council of Philadelphia Philadelphia, Pa.; Civic and community affairs Philadelphia, Pa.; Politics; Papers of persons active in Social workers; Fauset, Crystal Bird State legislators' papers; Pennsylvania United Nations Council of Philadelphia (Pa.) United Nations Council of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, D.C.) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.36 NUCMC Number: MS 83-1232



Author: Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding, 1898-1980
Title: Papers, 1919-1980
Description: 17 linear ft.
Notes: Physician, administrator, and activist. Dr. Ferebee served as a
professor at the Howard University Medical School and as Director
of Howard University's Health Services while she maintained her
private medical practice. The bulk of the collection chronicles
Dr. Ferebee's work with Alpha Kappa Alpha, Girl Scouts of the
U.S.A., National Council of Negro Women, D.C. Commission on the
Status of Women, and The Women's Institute.
Gift of Carol Ferebee, 1980.
Subjects: Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Mississippi Health Project
American Association of University Women
D.C. Commission on the Status of Women
Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.
Howard University Health Services
Howard University Medical School
International Council on Women
National Council of Negro Women
Southeast House
The Women's Institute
World Health Organization
Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)


Author: Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.
Title: Collection, 1841-1890
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Photocopies.
Established in 1841 by John F. Cook; formerly the First Colored
Presbyterian Church.
Constitution, minutes, registers of pastors, elders, trustees,
officers, church members, funerals, baptisms, and marriages,
and a subscription book signed by Cook; together with a
souvenir program dated 1916.
Subjects: Afro-American churches -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Religion.
Church records and registers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Other authors: First Colored Presbyterian Church (Washington, D.C.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.37
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A727


Author: First Congregational Church, Washington, D.C.
Title: Records, 1865-1870
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Established 1865 in Washington, D.C. Addresses, statements,
sermons, by-laws, resolutions, minutes, proceedings, programs,
and newspaper clippings.
Subjects: Church records and registers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.38
NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A721


Author: Frazier, Edward Franklin, 1894-1962
Title: Papers, 1908-1972
Description: 75 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American sociologist, educator, author, and head of the Dept. of
Sociology at Howard University.
Personal and family papers, correspondence, subject files, writings
by Frazier and others, research files and notebooks, photographs,
memorabilia, and scrapbooks. Subject files include topics
pertaining to the Afro-American family, Afro-American youth, race
relations, social conditions in Harlem, and to Frazier's involvement
in various organizations, including African Studies Association,
American Association of University Professors, American Sociological
Society, and Unesco.
Gift of Marie Brown Frazier, 1977.
Subjects: African Studies Association.
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American families.
Afro-American sociologists -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American youth.
American Association of University Professors.
American Sociological Society.
Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Social conditions.
United States -- Race relations.
Unesco.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.39
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Author: Goins, Gregoria Fraser, 1883-1964
Title: Papers, 1843-1962
Description: 13.5 linear ft.
Notes: Musician. Reflects Goins's interests in gardening, music, community
affairs, religious philosophy, and her homeland, Santo Domingo.
Includes manuscripts of "Letters to Sally," "Miss Doc"
and "The Loguen Family"; also includes her autobiography;
scrapbooks, albums, genealogy, and photos, documenting Goins's
career and family history; biography by Goins of her mother, Sarah
Marinda (Loguen) Fraser, second black woman physician in the U.S. and
first woman physician in the Dominican Republic; and organizational
material from National Association of Negro Musicians, Washington
Music Teachers Association, Treb Clef, and Gregorian Studio of Music
(in Washington), which she operated.
Gift, 1965.
Subjects: Bethune, Mary McLeod
Blacks; Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs
Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Physicians
Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952
Burroughs, Nannie
Cromwell, John Wesley, Mrs.
Dominican Republic; Physicians
Foster family
Fraser, Gregoria
Fraser, Sarah Marinda Loguen
Fraser family
Fraser family; Genealogy
Genealogy; Fraser family
Genealogy; Loguen family
Goins family
Goins family; Genealogy
Gregorian Studio of Music, Washington, D.C.
Loguen family
Music and musical affairs; Blacks
Music and musical affairs; Education, instruction and study;
Washington, D.C.
Music teachers; Societies, etc.
Musicians; Goins, Gregoria (Fraser)
National Association of Negro Musicians
Photographs; Goins, Gregoria (Fraser)
Physicians; Blacks
Physicians; Fraser, Sarah Marinda Loguen
Physicians; Women Syracuse
Teachers and teaching; Societies; Washington, D.C.
Treble Clef Club, Washington, D.C.
University; Students; Goins, Gregoria (Fraser)
Washington Music Teachers Association, Inc. (D.C.)
Washington, D.C; Education; Music schools
Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies; Educational
Washington, D.C.; Treble Clef Club
Women; Occupations; Physicians
Woodson, Carter G.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.41
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1233



Author: Gregory, Thomas Montgomery 1888-1971
Title: Papers, 1811-1941
Description: 8.5 linear ft.
Notes: Soldier, educator, dramatist, author. Consists of Gregory's papers
relating to his activities with the Howard University Drama
Department and the Howard Players, including correspondence,
manuscripts, documents, posters, photographs, scripts of plays,
scrapbooks and tapes of personal memoirs collected by Gregory,
on abolition and slavery, Civil War, the military, American
judicial system, Africa, West Indies, and black history.
Collected material includes an unpublished poem by Phillis
Wheatley, mss. of speeches delivered at a testimonial banquet
for Frederick Douglass (1883), and Gregory's notes on the
material. Correspondents include prominent figures in the
American theater. The papers reflect his army career in World
War I and the New Jersey National Guard.
Gift of Mr. Gregory, 1966.
Subjects: Africa
Blacks; History
Colleges and universities; Theater
Courts; 18th to 20th century
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Relating to
Howard Players
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Drama
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
Peters, Phillis Wheatley
Slavery and slaves
Slavery and slaves; Antislavery movements
Teachers and teaching; Drama and theater
Theater
United States; Armed Forces; Blacks
West Indies
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784
World War (1914-1918); Service
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.42
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1234


Author: Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958
Title: Papers, 1887-1958
Description: 8 linear ft.
Notes: Author and educator. Includes Grimké's diaries, and manuscripts of
her writings, including "Mara." Also contains correspondence,
notebooks, financial papers, and educational material.
Gift, 1960.
Subjects: Authors; Grimké, Angelina Weld
Camp, Georgia Douglas
Chace, Lillie Buffum
Cornhill Publishing Company
Dramas; 'Mara'
Dramatists; Grimké, Angelina Weld
Dunbar High School, Washington, D.C.; Faculty; Grimké, Angelina Weld
Education; Washington, D.C.
Grimké, Archibald H.
Harper Brothers, N.Y. (Publishers)
Huxtable, Joan
Johnson, Georgia Douglas (Camp), 1877-1966
Locke, Alain, 1886-1954 (b. Alain Leroy Locke)
'Mara' (drama)
Opportunity (Periodical)
Poets; Grimké, Angelina Weld
Schools; Washington, D.C.
Scott, Emmett Jay, 1873-1957
Smart Set (Periodical)
Stebbins, Ellen B.
Teachers and teaching; Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C; Education; Schools
Washington, D.C; Education; Teachers and teaching
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Dunbar High School
Wilson, Butler R.
Wyman, Lillie Buffum (Chace), 1847-1929
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.43
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4106


Author: Grimké, Archibald Henry, 1849-1930
Title: Papers, 1822-1930
Description: 23 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer, editor, author, lecturer, politician, and diplomat. Includes
early papers about the Grimké-Weld and Grimké-Stanley
families, business and personal correspondence, legal files, documents
relating to Grimké's service as United States Consul to Santo
Domingo, financial papers, manuscripts of articles and addresses,
notebooks, and photographs. Also contains material about the
N.A.A.C.P. from 1913 and 1937.
Gift, 1960.
Subjects: American Negro Academy, Washington, D.C.
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History
Books; Reviews and reviewing
Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952
Burleigh, Harry T. (Harry Thacker), 1860-1939
Chace, Lillie Buffum
Committee of Twelve
Consular service; United States; Dominican Republic
Cooper, Anna J. (Anna Julia), 1859-1964 (b. Anna Julia Haywood)
Cromwell, John
Cushing Academy
Diplomats; Grimké, Archibald H.
Dominican Republic; International relations (U.S.); Consular and
diplomatic service
Douglass, Helen (Pitts)
Douglass Memorial House
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963;
As correspondent
Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906
Editors; Grimké, Archibald H.
Editors and editing
Education; Washington, D.C.
Foraker, Joseph B. (Joseph Benson), 1846-1917; As correspondent
Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Washington, D.C.
Garrison, Edwin
Grimké, Angelina Emily
Grimké, Francis James, 1850-1937
Grimké, Sarah Moore, 1792-1873
Grimké, Sarah Stanley
Grimké family
Haywood, Anna Julia
Jackson, Elizabeth Cabot
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938
Law practice
Lawyers; Grimké, Archibald H.
Massachusetts; Medical affairs; Hospitals
Massachusetts; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Psychiatric
Morris, Emery T.
McAdoo, Marth A.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;
Grimké, Archibald H., vice president
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;
Washington, D.C.
National Urban League
Phillips, Wendell
Photographs; Grimké, Archibald H.
Pillsbury, A. E.
Pitts, Helen
Putnam, Elizabeth Cabot (Jackson), b. 1836
Santo Domingo; Diplomatic and consular service; Grimké,
Archibald H., consul
Spingarn, J. E. (Joel Elias), 1875-1939
Stanley family
Thomas, William
United States; Department of State
United States; Department of the Interior
United States; Navy Department
United States; War Department
Urban League
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949; As correspondent
Washington, Booker T. (Booker Taliaferro), 1856-1915;
As correspondent
Washington, D.C; Charitable and social work; Frederick Douglass
Memorial Home
Weld, Angelina Emily (Grimké), 1805-1879
Weld family
Westborough, Mass.; Westboro State Hospital
Whittier, John Greenleaf, 1807-1892; As correspondent
Wilson, Butler R.
Wyman, Lillie Buffum (Chace), 1847-1929
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.44
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4113


Author: Grimké, Francis James, 1850-1937
Title: Papers, 1833-1937
Description: 23 linear ft.
Notes: Presbyterian minister, lecturer, trustee of Howard University.
Consists of sermons and addresses delivered D.C. Also contains
correspondence, tributes, Adult Bible Class lecture notes,
scrapbooks, notebooks, and albums. Includes diaries and
poetry of his wife, Charlotte Forten Grimké.
Gift, 1938.
Subjects: Appalachia; Sermons
Appalachia; Washington, D.C.
Art and artists
Barbadoes, Frederick
Blyden, Edward W.
Booker, Charles A.
Brawley, Benjamin Griffith
Bruce, William Henry
Chesnutt, Charles Waddell, 1858-1932
Cook, John Francis, d. 1855
Cornish, Louis Alexander
Dorsey, Thomas Graham
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895; Tributes to
Douglass, Helen
Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church, Washington, D.C.
Forten, Charlotte
Forten family
Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Garrison, William Lloyd, 1805-1879; Tributes to
Grant, Henry F.
Grimké, Angelina Weld, 1880-1958
Grimké, Archibald H.
Grimké, Charlotte (Forten)
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Howard University; Trustees; Grimké, Francis J.
Jacobs, Mrs.
Johnson, Mordecai
Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897
Luther, Martin, 1483-1546
Montgomery, Henry P.
Peters, Charles H.
Presbyterian Church; Clergy; Grimké, Francis James
Presbyterian Church; Washington, D.C.
Purvis, C. B.
Purvis, Robert
Reeve, John B.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919; Tributes to
Sermons; Grimké, Francis J.
Sermons; Presbyterian
Shaw, Anna Howard, 1847-1919; Relating to
Warring, William
Washington, D.C; Churches and religious affairs; Presbyterian
Washington, D.C; Churches and religious affairs; Presbyterian;
Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church
Washington, D.C.; Churches; Fifteenth Street Presbyterian Church
Washington, D.C; Medical affairs; Hospitals
Washington, D.C; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Freedmen's Hospital
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Weld, Theodore Dwight, 1803-1895
Woman's Christian Temperance Union
Woodson, Carter G. (Carter Godwin), 1875-1950
Worden, James H.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.45
NUCMC Number: MS 62-4112


Author: Gross, Carl R., 1888-1971
Title: Collection, 1856-1966
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Physician. Contains biographical materials about prominent blacks in
Providence, Rhode Island, including Joseph H. Banks, Edward M.
Bannister, Emma C. Clements, George Henry, John A. Jenkins, Matilda
Sissieretta Joyner Jones, John C. Minkins, Joseph H. Monroe, and
Malon A. Van Horne. Also includes a scrapbook, photographs, medals,
and a biography of Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, a.k.a. "Black
Patti." Includes post card of Phillis Wheatley and letter (1901)
from John Brown Association of Torrington, Conn.
Gift of Dr. Gross, 1967.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); History; Rhode Island
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Rhode Island
Banks, Joseph H.
Bannister, Edward Mitchell, 1828-1901
Biographies; Blacks
Black Patti
Blacks; Biographies
Blacks; Rhode Island
Brown (John) Association
Clements, Emma C.
Connecticut; Organizations and societies
Gross, Carl Russell, 1888-1971; As collector
Henry, George, b. 1819
Jenkins, John A.
John Brown Association
Jones, Matilda Sissieretta Joyner
Jones, Sissieretta, 1869-1933 (b. Matilda Sissieretta Joyner)
Joyner, Matilda Sissieretta
Minkins, John C.
Monroe, Joseph H.
Peters, Phillis Wheatley
Providence, Rhode Island; Afro-Americans
Providence, R.I.; Population elements; Blacks
Rhode Island; Population elements; Blacks
Singers; Jones, Matilda Sissiereta Joyner
Torrington, Conn.
Wheatley, Phillis, 1753-1784
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.46
NUCMC Number: MS 83-1235


 

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Author: Harper, Solomon, 1893?
Title: Papers, 1951-1969
Description: .5 linear ft. (10 items)
Notes: Afro-American electrical engineer and inventor.
Copy of patent awarded June 5, 1956; together with
press releases, bulletins, and programs relating to
Harper's efforts to secure rights to his
inventions.
Subjects: Afro-American engineers. lcsh
Afro-American inventors. lcsh
Patents. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.47
Control No.: DCLV96-A446



Author: Harris, Abram Lincoln, 1899-1963
Title: Papers, 1919-1929
Description: .5 linear ft. (29 items)
Notes: Afro-American economist and educator. Correspondence, manuscripts,
and notes relating to Harris's research on the involvement of
Afro-Americans in the labor movement, particularly the Industrial
Workers of the World. Includes material relating to the Socialist
Party in the U.S. Correspondents include Covington Hall and
Benjamin Fletcher.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
Economists -- United States. lcsh
Fletcher, Ben, 1890-1949, correspondent.
Hall, Covington, 1871-1951, correspondent.
Industrial Workers of the World. Socialist Party (U.S.)
Labor movement -- United States.
Trade-unions -- Afro-American membership.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.).
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.48
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A447


Author: Harrison, Hazel, 1883-1969
Title: Collection, 1900-1950s
Description: 4 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American concert pianist. Personal and family papers,
correspondence, biographical writings, numerous concert
programs, photographs, memorabilia, interview tapes and
transcripts, and recordings relating to Harrison's career
in the United States, Europe, and Canada; together with
her music collection, including autographed copies of
single compositions, music albums, and piano scores.
Includes research materials compiled by Constance Hobson
and Jean E. Cazort for their book, Born to Play: The
Life and Career of Hazel Harrison (1983).
Gifts of Hazel Harrison, 1969, Constance Hobson, 1981-1982,
and Constance Hobson and Jean E. Cazort, 1986.
Access to recordings is restricted.
Subjects: Afro-American women musicians. lcsh
Cazort, Jean E.
Concert programs. lcsh
Hobson, Constance Tibbs.
Interviews. lcsh
Pianists. lcsh
Sheet music. aat
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.141
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A449


Author: Hayes, George, E.C. (George Edward Chalmers), 1894-1968
Title: Papers, 1911-1968
Description: 2 linear ft.
Notes: Civil rights attorney and University Counsel for Howard University.
Personal papers, correspondence, biographical data, documents
pertaining to organizations, awards and tributes, and photographs
relating to Hayes's activities in Washington, D.C. Correspondents
include Hubert Humphrey, Mordecai Johnson, James Nabrit, and
Richard Nixon. Also contains materials pertaining to the planning
of the M Street High School (Washington, DC) Class of 1911 Reunion,
held in 1951.
Gift of Shirley Ganao, 1987.
Subjects: Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.)
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978, correspondent.
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976, correspondent.
Nabrit, James M. (James Madison), 1900- , correspondent.
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913- , correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.142
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A450


Author: Henderson, Edwin Bancroft, 1883-1977
Title: Papers, 1915-1976
Description: 5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American athlete, educator, author, and administrator; d. 1977.
Family papers, correspondence, biographical writings, programs,
organizational affiliations, memorabilia, photographs, printed
materials, and scrapbooks relating to Henderson's activities
as an activist in athletics and civil rights.
Gift of Mr. Henderson, 1965-1977.
Subjects: Afro-American athletes. lcsh
Afro-American civil rights workers. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Recreation.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.49
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A451


Author: Hill, John H., 1855-1936
Title: Letters, 1882
Description: .5 linear ft. (2 items)
Notes: Afro-American lawyer; born a slave in Virginia. Letters
to N.C. Brackett and his wife relating to Hill's life.
Subjects: Afro-American lawyers -- Virginia. lcsh
Brackett, N. C., correspondent.
Freedmen -- Virginia.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.50
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A604


Author: Hilyer, Andrew Franklin, 1859-1925
Title: Papers, 1893-1913
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer and accountant, of Washington, D.C.; trustee of Howard
University; Treasurer of the Coleridge-Taylor Choral Society,
Washington, D.C. Chiefly correspondence, programs, and
announcements, relating to S. Coleridge Taylor Choral Society,
and memorabilia about Samuel Coleridge-Taylor; together with
drafts of articles and speeches by Hilyer on the social and
economic status of blacks in the late 19th and early 20th
centuries; and travel journal, autograph album, and photos,
of Hilyer's second wife, Amanda Gray Hilyer, pharmacist and
teacher.
Subjects: Accounting
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Economic conditions
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Social life and customs
Blacks; Charitable and social work; Social welfare
Blacks; Economic and social conditions
Blacks; Social life and conditions
Choral societies; S. Coleridge Taylor Choral Society
Choral societies; Washington, D.C.
Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel, 1875-1912
Composers; Coleridge-Taylor, Samuel
Hilyer, Amanda Gray, 1870-1957 (b. Amanda Victoria Gray)
Howard University; Trustees; Hilyer, Andrew F.
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Trustees
Lawyers; Papers; 19th and 20th centuries; Washington, D.C.
Pharmacists
Pharmacists; Hilyer, Amanda (Gray)
S. Coleridge Taylor Choral Society
Taylor (S. Coleridge) Choral Society
Taylor, Samuel Coleridge
Travel; 19th and 20th centuries
Washington, D.C; Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs
Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
NUCMC #: 4.72.51
NIDS Fiche #: MS 83-1237


Author: Himes, Chester Bowar, 1909-1984
Title: Letters, 1955-1956
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American novelist; Author. Contains correspondence between
Himes and Walter Freeman, an editor at New American Library,
regarding the editing and revision of Himes's novels,
"The Primitive," "The Third Generation," and
"Mamie Mason."
Purchase, 1966.
Subjects: Afro-American novelists. lcsh
Authors and publishers -- United States.
Freeman, Walter, correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.52
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A582


Author: Hobson Normal Institute, Parsons, Kansas
Title: Collection, 1882-1953
Description: .5 linear ft. (39 items)
Notes: Historical data, memorabilia, and photographs concerning the Hobson
Normal Institute, Parsons, Kan., founded in 1882 (and closed in
1896) by the Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends as a
school for training teachers and providing higher education for
Afro-American youth in the border states. Includes biographical
information about the school's first principal, Darius W. Bowles,
and members of his family, as well as material about the Society
of Hobsonites.
Gift of the Society of Hobsonites, 1953.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Professional education -- Kansas -- Parsons.
Afro-Americans -- Education (Higher) -- Kansas -- Parsons.
Bowles, Darius W. Hobson Normal Institute (Parsons, Kan.)
Iowa Yearly Meeting of the Society of Friends.
Society of Friends -- Iowa.
Society of Hobsonites.
Teachers colleges -- Kansas -- Parsons.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.53
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A591


Author: Home for Destitute Colored Children, Philadelphia, Pa.
Title: Records, 1894
Description: .5 linear ft. (33 items)
Notes: Established in 1855 in Philadelphia, Pa. Correspondence, financial
papers, minutes, deeds, applications, and property reports.
Gift of Maxwell Whitman, 1951.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.55
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A722


Author: Houston, Charles Hamilton, 1895-1950
Title: Papers, 1957-1950 (bulk 1922-1950)
Description: 20 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American attorney, educator, and advocate of civil rights and
educational desegregation; vice-dean, Howard University School
of Law (1929-1935). Personal and family papers, documents
concerning Houston's education and academic career, correspondence,
writings by and about Houston, writings by others, documents
relating to organizations with which Houston was affiliated,
financial and insurance papers, case files, documents relating
to organizations for which Houston served as legal counsel,
printed legal briefs, and photographs. Includes correspondence
and other materials relating to Houston's legal work with the
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the
firm Houston, Houston, Hastie & Waddy, the Association of
Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen, and the
International Association of Railway Employees. Also includes
papers of Houston's father, William.
Gift of Charles Houston, Jr., 1973.
Subjects: Afro-American college administrators -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Education.
Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen.
Case files. lcsh
Howard University. School of Law.
International Association of Railway Employees.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Segregation in education -- United States.
Trade-unions -- Afro-American membership.
Trade-unions -- Railroads.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A758


Author: Howard, Andrew Jackson, Jr., 1897-1969
Title: Papers, 1943-1965
Description: 1 linear ft. (2 v.)
Notes: Afro-American lawyer and judge, of Washington, D.C. Relates to
Howard's career as Assistant District Attorney and as Municipal
Court Judge in the District of Columbia. Scrapbooks containing
clippings, correspondence, and memorabilia documenting Howard's
legal career and social activities in Washington, D.C.
Subjects: Afro-American judges -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Courts -- Washington (D.C.)
Practice of law -- Washington (D.C.)
Scrapbooks -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.56
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A589


Author: Howard, Oliver Otis, 1830-1909
Title: Papers, 1850-1906
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Army officer and educator; founder and president of Howard
University. - Correspondence (1850-1906), diaries, articles,
speeches, memorabilia, genealogy, and other papers. Contains
correspondence with outstanding individuals such as Abraham
Lincoln, General William T. Sherman, and James G. Blaine.
Includes material relating to Howard's service in the Indian
wars, particularly fighting Chief Joseph; early Howard
University materials, proceedings regarding the First
Congregational Church, Washington, D.C., and photographs.
There is little concerning his Civil War service or work
with the Freedmen's Bureau.
Gifts of the Howard family, 1942-1961.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Education
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Religion
Army officers; Howard, Oliver Otis
Bannock Indians; Wars, 1878
Chief Joseph (Indian chief)
Civil War, 1861-1865; Campaigns and battles
Congregational Church; Washington, D.C.
First Congregational Church, Washington, D.C.
Freedmen's Bureau
Gilmore, Eliza O. H.
Howard family; Genealogy
Howard University; History
Howard University, Washington, D.C; President
Indians; Wars; 19th century
Indians of North America; Idaho
Indians of North America; Montana
Indians of North America; Oregon
Indians of North America; Washington (territory)
Joseph, Nez Percé chief, 1840-1904
Nez Percé Indians; Wars; 1877
United States Military Academy; Student life
United States Military Academy; Students; Howard, Oliver Otis
United States; Officers' military and personal papers;
19th and 20th centuries; 1850s and after
Washington, D.C.; Churches; First Congregational Church
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.57
NUCMC #: MS 83-1238


Author: Howard University Men and Women in the Armed Forces
Title: Collection, 1941-1946
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Consists of correspondence, press releases, and name and address
files of Howard University graduates who served in the armed
forces during World War II. See also Prometheans, Inc. Records.
Gift of James M. Nabrit, Jr., 1958.
Subjects: Blacks; Medical affairs; World War II
Howard University; Moorland-Spingarn Research Center;
Letters from Howard University Men and Women in the
Armed Forces
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
World War II (1939-1945); Blacks; Troops
World War II (1939-1945); Education; Colleges and universities
World War II, 1939-1945; Miscellanea; Letters from Howard
University Men and Women in the Armed Forces
World War II, 1939-1945; Personal narratives
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.58
NUCMC #: MS 62-4288


Author: Hubbard, Charlotte Moton, 1912-
Title: Papers, 1934-1970
Description: 3.5 linear ft.
Notes: Educator, public relations officer and government official.
Correspondence, press releases, scrapbooks, clippings,
programs, memorabilia, tape recordings, photos, and other
papers, from Hubbard's career in public relations in
government and the private sector and her early career as
a teacher at Hampton Institute (Va.). Best documented is
her service as U.S. deputy assistant secretary of state for
public affairs, 1964-1970, and her work with the creative
dance group at Hampton Institute before World War II.
Most of the correspondence consists of letters of
congratulation on her appointment as deputy assistant
secretary. Includes biographical material on Hubbard's
father, Robert Russa Moton.
Gift of Mrs. Hubbard, 1971.
Subjects: Charities and charitable societies; Washington, D.C.;
United Givers Fund
Colleges and universities; Virginia
Dances and dancing
Federal Security Agency; Community War Services Office;
Hubbard, Charlotte (Moton), recreation representative
Gartenhaus, Stanley
Girl Scouts of America; Hubbard, Charlotte (Moton),
community relations advisor
Hampton Institute; Creative Dance Group
Hampton Institute (Va.); Faculty member's papers
Johnson, Lyndon Baines
Moton, Charlotte
Moton, Robert R. (Robert Russa), 1867-1940
Public relations
Radio stations; Washington, D.C.; WLIB
State Department; Public Affairs; Hubbard, Charlotte (Moton),
deputy assistant secretary
Television stations; Washington, D.C.; WTOP
Tuskegee Institute; Principals; Moton, Robert Russa
United Givers Fund, Washington, D.C.
United States; Department of State; Deputy Assistant Secretary of
State for Public Affairs
Virginia; Education; Colleges and universities
WLIB (radio station), Washington, D.C.
WTOP (television station), Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.; Radio stations; WLIB
Washington, D.C.; Television stations; WTOP
Washington, D.C.; United Givers Fund
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.59
NUCMC #: MS 83-1239


Author: Hughes, Revella, 1895-1987
Title: Papers, 1909-1987
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American jazz and classical pianist and organist, singer,
and choral director; known professionally as Carmela Desche.
Personal papers, correspondence, programs (1927-1985),
a scrapbook, photographs, and audiotapes of original phonograph
recordings, relating to Hughes's musical career. Other materials
relating to Hughes are held by Marshall University, Huntington,
West Va.
Gifts of Revella Hughes, 1982-1985.
Subjects: Afro-American women musicians. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Music.
Audiotapes. lcsh Programs. lcsh
Organists -- United States. lcsh
Pianists -- United States. lcsh
Women jazz musicians -- United States. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A910


Author: Hunt, William Henry, 1869-1951
Title: Papers, 1898-1941
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: U.S. consular and diplomatic official. Chiefly correspondence
of Hunt's wife, Ida Gibbs Hunt; together with programs,
clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia, photos, and other papers,
relating to Hunt's diplomatic and organizational appointments
and activities.
Gift.
Subjects: Consular service; United States
Diplomatic service (United States); 20th century
Diplomats; Hunt, William Henry
France; Diplomatic and consular service; Hunt, William Henry,
consul
France; Social life and customs
Gibbs, Ida
Guadeloupe; Diplomatic and consular services; Hunt, William Henry,
consul
Hunt, Ida Gibbs (b. Ida Gibbs)
Liberia; Diplomatic and consular service; Hunt, William Henry,
legation secretary
Madagascar; Diplomatic and consular service; Hunt, William Henry,
consul
Photographs; Hunt, William Henry
Portugal; Diplomatic and consular service; Hunt, William Henry,
consul
Race relations
Washington, D.C.; Social life and customs
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.60
NUCMC #: MS 83-1240

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Author: Jenkins-Montgomery Family
Title: Papers, 1795-1888
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Consists of biographical data, birth, death and marriage records of
Richard and Phyllis Jenkins and Robert and Ann Mary (Jenkins)
Montgomery and their children, of South Carolina.
Gift of Conrad Odell Pearson, 1961.
Subjects: Afro-American families.
Genealogy; Jenkins family
Genealogy; Montgomery family
Jenkins, Phillis.
Jenkins, Richard, fl. 1812.
Jenkins family.
Montgomery, Ann Mary Jenkins, b. 1829.
Montgomery, Robert, fl. 1848.
Montgomery family.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS #: 4.72.62
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A499



Author: Johnson, Campbell Carrington, 1895-1968
Title: Papers, 1940-1955
Description: 15 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer and U.S. Army officer. Official correspondence from
Johnson's career with the Selective Service System, including
case files and general subject files; speeches and statements
by Johnson on the social and military status of blacks;
autobiography and biographical material; and newspaper
clippings, War Dept. press releases, and photos, relating
chiefly to blacks in the armed forces. Includes material
relating to Johnson's civic activities in Washington,
D.C., particularly in the field of social work and concerns.
Gifts of Col. Johnson, 1947, 1970-1971.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Social life and customs
Armed Forces; Afro-Americans
Blacks; Medical affairs; Military affairs
Howard University; Students; Johnson, Campbell C.
Lawyers; Johnson, Campbell C.
Race relations
Selective Service Board
Selective Service System; Johnson, Campbell C., assistant director
Social workers; Johnson, Campbell C.
Social work; Washington, D.C.
United States; Officers' military and personal papers;
20th century; 1940s and after
United States; Selective Service System (1940-)
Washington, D.C; Charitable and social work
Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
Washington, D.C.; Young Men's Christian Association
World War II, 1939-1945; Afro-Americans
Young Men's Christian Association; Washington, D.C.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS #: 4.72.63
NUCMC #: MS 83-1241


Author: Johnson, Georgia Douglass, 1877-1966
Title: Papers, 1930s-1960s
Description: 5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American poet, lyricist, essayist, playwright, novelist, and
musician, of Washington, D.C. Personal papers, correspondence,
writings, and photographs reflecting Johnson's literary
activities and her involvement with the "New Negro Renaissance"
in Washington, D.C. Correspondents include William Braithwaite,
W.E.B. Du Bois, Zora Hurston, Wallace Thurman, and Jean Toomer.
Gift, 1992.
Subjects: Afro-American authors -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-American women authors -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American women musicians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American women novelists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American women poets -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Intellectual life.
American literature -- Afro-American authors.
American literature -- 20th century.
Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962, correspondent.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963,
correspondent.
Hurston, Zora Neale, correspondent. Thurman, Wallace, 1902-1934,
correspondent.
Lyricists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967, correspondent.
Washington (D.C.) -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Women dramatists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A944


Author: Johnson, Joseph L., 1895-?
Title: Papers, 1960-1970
Description: 3 linear ft.
Notes: Professor of physiology and dean, College of Medicine, Howard
University. Personal correspondence, biographical information,
and material from Johnson's affiliations with medical and civic
organizations and Howard College of Medicine; together with
correspondence and clippings of Dr. Percy Harris, a black
physician, concerning his attempt to purchase a lot in a white
residential section of Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
Gift.
Subjects: Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Physicians
Cedar Rapids, Iowa; Integration and segregation, Racial
Harris, Percy
Housing; Discrimination; Iowa
Howard University, Washington, D.C; College of Medicine
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
Integration and segregation, Racial; Housing; Iowa
Iowa; Race relations; Integration and segregation
Medical education; 20th century; Washington, D.C.
Medicine; Organizations and societies
Physicians; Blacks
Physiology; Teachers and teaching
Teachers and teaching; Physiology
Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
Washington, D.C; Education; Colleges and universities;
Medical schools
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.46
NUCMC #: MS 83-1242


Author: Johnson, Mordecai W., 1890-1976
Title: Papers, 1913-1976
Description: 21 linear feet
Notes: Afro-American minister and educator; president of Howard University
(1926-1960). Family and personal papers, correspondence, writings
by and about Johnson, divinity school education materials, programs,
documents relating to Johnson's three-year tenure as a member of the
District of Columbia Board of Education, materials from organizations
with which Johnson was affiliated, financial papers, address books
and datebooks, photographs, and memorabilia relating chiefly to
Johnson's activities before and after his tenure as president of
Howard University as a minister and civic leader. Includes materials
about Johnson's work as student secretary for the International
Committee of the YMCA (1916-17) and about his role in establishing
a branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People at Charleston, W. Va. Correspondents include Nannie Burroughs,
Louis Cramton, Stanley Durkee, John Hope, Benjamin Mays, Jesse Moorland,
Walter White, and Carter G. Woodson.
Gift of William E. Johnson, 1977.
Subjects: Afro-American clergy. lcsh
Afro-American college presidents -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- West Virginia -- Charleston.
Afro-Americans -- Education -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Religion.
Board of Education.
Burroughs, Nannie Helen, 1879-, correspondent.
Charleston, West Virginia Branch.
Cramton, Louis C. (Louis Convers), b. 1875, correspondent.
District of Columbia.
Durkee, J. Stanley (James Stanley), 1866-1951, correspondent.
Hope, John, 1868-1936, correspondent.
International Committee.
Mays, Benjamin E. (Benjamin Elijah), 1894-1984, correspondent.
Moorland, Jesse Edward, 1863-1940, correspondent.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955, correspondent.
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950, correspondent.
YMCA of the USA.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A834


Author: Joiner, William A., 1869 - ?
Title: Papers, 1866-1950
Description: 7 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator, administrator, attorney, and author.
Family and personal papers, correspondence, organizational
affiliation records, teaching and educational material,
documents concerning Wilberforce University in Ohio, and
Howard University and M Street High in Washington, D.C. Also
included are school writings by Joiner, financial papers,
memorabilia, and photographs relating to Joiner's activities.
Includes material relating to the education of Afro-Americans
in Washington, D.C.; together with the Neill family papers,
comprised of legal papers belonging to attorney James Lincoln
Neill of Washington, D.C., and financial records pertaining to
the Washington Association of Congregational Churches.
Subjects: Afro-American college administrators -- Ohio -- Wilberforce. lcsh
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American teachers. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Education -- Washington (D.C.)
Neal family. Wilberforce University.
Neill, James Lincoln.
Neill family.
Washington Association of Congregational Churches.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.143
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A501


Author: Jones, Louia Vaughn, 1895-1965
Title: Collection, 1912-1960
Description: 2.5 linear ft.
Notes: Violinist; teacher at Howard University School of Music. Scrapbooks
(4 v.), biographical material, and other papers, documenting Jones's
career, including his work as assistant bandleader with American
Expeditionary Forces during World War I.
Gift of Grace Jones, 1969.
Subjects: Bands (Music); Military; World War I
Bands (Music); World War I
Howard University; Faculty; Jones, Louia Vaughn
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
Howard University, Washington, D.C; School of Music
Music and musical affairs; Education, instruction and study;
Washington, D.C.
United States; American Expeditionary Force (1917-1920); Bands
Vaughn, Jennie
Violin music and violinists
Violinists, violoncellists, etc.; Jones, Louia Vaughn
Washington, D.C; Education; Music schools
World War (1914-1918); Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs;
Bands
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.65
NUCMC #: MS 83-1243


Author: Just, Ernest Everett, 1883-1941
Title: Papers, 1910-1941
Description: 13.5 linear ft.
Notes: Professor of zoology, Howard University. Documents Just's
activities as head of the Department of Zoology at Howard
University. Chiefly correspondence, drafts of writings,
reprints, and notes; together with biographical material,
financial papers, memorabilia, and photos. Includes drafts
of chapters of Just's book, The Biology of the Cell Surface
(1939). Correspondence is in English, German, French, and
Italian. Correspondents include Helgo W. Culeman, E.P. Davis,
L.V. Heilbrunn, Mordecai W. Johnson, Frank R. Lillie, Ralph
Lillie, Jacques Loeb, and Charles H. Thompson.
Gift of Louis A. Hansborough, 1974.
Subjects: The Biology of the Cell Surface
Carnegie Corporation
Cells
Culeman, Helgo W.
Davis, Edward Porter, 1879-1938
Heilbrunn, L. V. (Lewis Victor), 1892-
Howard University; Faculty; Just, Ernest Everett
Howard University; Medical School
Howard University, Washington, D.C; Faculty members' papers
Howard University; Zoology Department
Johnson, Mordecai Wyatt, 1890-1976
Julius Rosenwald Fund
Lillie, Frank Rattray, 1870-1947
Lillie, Ralph Dougall, 1896-
Loeb, Jacques, 1859-1924
Schrader, Franz
Special funds; Julius Rosenwald Fund
Teachers and teaching; Zoology
Thompson, Charles H.
Zoologists; Just, Ernest Everett
Zoology; Education; Teachers and teaching
Zoology; Study and teaching
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.66
NUCMC #: MS 83-1244


 

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Author: Kinsley, Edward W. 1830-?
Title: Collection, 1862-1865
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Abolitionist, merchant, and agent for the state of Massachusetts.
Correspondence, military passes, financial receipts,
announcements, and biographical notes relating chiefly to
Kingsley's role in recruiting Afro-Americans as members of
volunteer companies during the Civil War. Correspondence
includes material relating to the 54th and 55th Massachusetts
Infantry regiments.
Gift of John W. Blassingame, 1974.
Subjects: Abolitionists -- Massachusetts. lcsh
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 54th
(1863-1865)
United States. Army. Massachusetts Infantry Regiment, 55th
(1863-1865)
United States. Army -- Recruiting, enlistment, etc. -- Civil War,
1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation,
Afro-American.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.144
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A508



Author: Kittrell, Flemmie P., 1904-1980
Title: Papers, 1924-1980
Description: 11.5 linear feet
Notes: Home Economist, and educator. Correspondence, writings, photographs, printed
material, and affiliated organizations document the accomplishments of Dr.
Kittrell in the field of Home Economics at Howard
University and abroad.
Gift, 1985.
Subjects: Congo Polytech Institute
Howard University, Home Economics Department
Technical Cooperation Mission (TCM), American Embassy, New Delhi
University of Baroda, India
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
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Author: Lane, Layle, 1893-1976 Title: Papers, 1896-1973 Description: 1 linear feet
Notes: Educator, labor journalist, and political and civil rights activist. Correspondence, diaries, writings, photographs, and memorabilia document portions of her life in the United States and abroad, including her travels to Haiti and Mexico. The papers also reflect Miss Lane's role as a prominent socialist who ran unsuccessfully for public office numerous times in New York City. Gift, Mrs. Ruth Brueilly, 1976.
Subjects: American Federation of Teachers Brown v. Board of Education



Author: Langston, John Mercer, 1829-1897
Title: Collection, 1870-1891
Description: 2 linear ft. (4 v.)
Notes: Afro-American lawyer, politician, and diplomat; acting president
of Howard University, 1873-1875; president of Virginia
Normal and Collegiate Institute, 1885-1888. Scrapbooks
containing newspaper clippings, broadsides, programs, and
invitations relating to race relations and politics in the
United States. Includes information about the Virginia Normal
and Collegiate Institute (now Virginia State University) in
Petersburg, Va., and the John G. Whittier Historical
Association in Memphis, Tenn.
Subjects: Afro-American college presidents. lcsh
Afro-American diplomats. lcsh
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American politicians -- Virginia. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
John G. Whittier Historical Association (Memphis, Tenn.)
Scrapbooks. lcsh
United States -- Race relations.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1877-1881.
Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.67
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A595


Author: Langworthy, Charles Ford, 1864-?
Title: Papers, 1916-1920
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Chemist, nutritionist. Contains biographical data, correspondence,
financial papers, and notes related to his work with the U.S. Dept. of
Agriculture.
Acquired, 1957.
Subjects: Agriculture Department; Home Economics Office; Langworthy, Charles Ford, chief
Chemists; Langworthy, Charles Ford
Nutrition; Research
Nutritionists; Langworthy, Charles Ford
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.68
NUCMC #: MS 62-4287


Author: Lewis, Thomas Narven, 1892-1931
Title: Collection, 1898-1934
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Liberian physician. Compiled by Augusta H. Clawson from papers
of her father and from her own inquiries into the life of Lewis.
Includes letters from Lewis to Frank Clawson and a biographical
sketch of Lewis. Also contains academic records and programs from
Lincoln University, pamphlets pertaining to Storer College,
photographs, and samples of the Bassa language alphabet which Lewis
devised.
Gift, 1958.
Subjects: Africa; Languages
Bassa language
Clawson, Augusta
Clawson, Frank
Colleges and universities; West Virginia
Educators; Lewis, Thomas Narven
Language and languages; Africa
Liberia; History; World War I, 1914-1918
Liberia; Politics
Lincoln University; Students; Lewis, Thomas Narven
Physicians; Lewis, Thomas Narven
Storer College, Harpers Ferry, W. Va.
West Virginia; Education; Colleges and universities
World War I, 1914-1918; Liberia
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.69
NUCMC #: MS 62-4286


Author: Lochard, Metz T. B., 1896-1984
Title: Papers, 1930s-1970s
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator, journalist, editor, and advocate of
civil rights. Personal papers, correspondence, writings,
and photographs relating to Lochard's activities as a professor
at Howard University and as chief editorial writer of the
Chicago Defender newspaper. Includes drafts of his
ms. of The Negro Press.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American journalists -- Illinois -- Chicago. lcsh
Afro-American newspapers -- Illinois -- Chicago.
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights. Howard University.
Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry.
Chicago defender (Chicago, Ill. : 1909)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.145
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A509


Author: Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1885-1954
Title: Papers, 1841-1954 (bulk 1898-1954)
Description: 116 linear feet
Notes: Afro-American teacher, philosopher, author, and critic.
Correspondence; writings, including speeches, lectures,
books, articles, reviews, and notes, relating to Locke's
involvement in Afro-American and African literature and
art and his role in the Harlem Renaissance; family papers,
including correspondence, certificates, and legal and
financial papers, of his grandfather, Ishmael Locke, and
parents, Pliny and Mary Hawkins Locke; financial documents;
organizational materials; and photographs. Includes material
relating to Locke's involvement with Howard University and
its community, with the Associates in Negro Folk Education
and American Association for Adult Education, and with various
organizations advocating cultural pluralism, including the
Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion and the
Progressive Education Association. Persons represented by
correspondence and/or mss. include Richmond Barthâe,
Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, Zora Neale Hurston, Charles
S. Johnson, and Renâe Maran. Bequest of Alain Locke.
Locke's collection of sheet music, his personal library,
and his art collection are also held by Howard University.
Subjects: African literature.
Afro-American arts.
Afro-American authors. lcsh
Afro-American intellectuals. lcsh
Afro-American philosophy.
Afro-American teachers. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Education.
Afro-Americans -- Intellectual life.
American Association for Adult Education.
American literature -- Afro-American authors.
Art, African.
Associates in Negro Folk Education.
Barthâe, Richmond, 1901-1989.
Conference on Science, Philosophy and Religion
in Relation to the Democratic Way of Life.
Critics. lcsh
Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946.
Harlem Renaissance.
Howard University.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956.
Locke, Ishmael.
Locke, Mary Hawkins.
Locke, Pliny.
Maran, Renâe, 1887-1960.
Multiculturalism -- United States.
Progressive Education Association (U.S.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A1041


Author: Logan, James Reginald, 1948-1954
Title: Collection, 1948-1954
Description: 6.5 linear ft. (33 v.)
Notes: Musician, Afro-American born in Charleston, S.C. and first Afro-
American employed at the Charleston Navy Yard. Scrapbooks
containing newspaper clippings from major Afro-American newspapers
(The Pittsburgh Courier, Baltimore Afro-American,
New York Age, and the Columbia S.C. Lighthouse and
Informer
) relating to social, political, and economic events of
the period. All scrapbooks have been microfilmed, and the originals
do not circulate.
Gift of M.S. McCaskill, 1959.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Economic conditions.
Afro-Americans -- Politics and government.
Afro-Americans -- Social conditions -- to 1964.
Scrapbooks. lcsh
United States -- Race relations.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.70
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A606


Author: Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982
Title: Papers, 1917-1980s
Description: 44 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American historian, administrator, author, civil rights
activist, and Howard University faculty member. Personal and
family papers, teaching materials, correspondence, travel
documents, speeches, writings and book reviews, organizational
files, subject files, printed materials, photographs, memorabilia,
and audiotapes and films, relating to Logan's activities as a
scholar and advocate of human rights. Includes materials relating
to his association with Alpha Phi Alpha, Howard University, the
Peace Corps, and Unesco, and to the preparation of the Dictionary
of American Negro Biography (1982). Dictionary of American Negro
Biography files restricted.
Gift of Michael Winston, 1983.
Subjects: Afro-American authors -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American historians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity.
Human rights workers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Human rights advocacy.
Howard University -- Faculty.
Peace Corps (U.S.)
Unesco.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A946


Author: Louisiana.
Title: Records, 1817-1903
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Photocopies and microfilm copies of originals. Letters, personal
papers, census data, reports, newspaper clippings, and excerpts
from publications, of and relating to free people of color in
New Orleans, La. Includes excerpts of publications.
Gift of John Blassingame.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Louisiana; Records
Blacks; Louisiana
Census; Louisiana
Freedmen; Louisiana
Louisiana; Afro-Americans
Louisiana; History
Louisiana; Population elements; Blacks
Louisiana; Records
New Orleans, La.; Population elements; Blacks
New Orleans, Louisiana; Afro-Americans
Republican Party; The South
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.71
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A946


Author: Lovett, Edward, 1902-1977
Title: Papers, 1932-1977
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American lawyer and civil servant, of Washington, D.C.
Writings, correspondence, and legal briefs pertaining to
Lovett's legal career; together with materials documenting
the activities of Lovett's wife Louise as a playwright and
camp director. Includes briefs of civil rights cases prepared
for the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People and documents relating to Lovett's work in the Legal
Division of the United States Housing Authority and his
affiliation with the American Council on Human Rights,
Washington, D.C. Council.
Subjects: Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Housing.
Afro-Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
American Council on Human Rights. Washington, D.C. Council.
Camps -- Management.
Case files. aat Legal documents. lcsh
Lovett, Louise.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
United States Housing Authority. Legal Division.
Women dramatists, American. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A835


Author: Loving, Walter Howard, 1872-1945
Title: Papers, 1872-1983 (bulk 1899-1925)
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American musician, organizer of the Philippine Constabulary
Band, and intelligence officer. Biographical data,
correspondence, newspaper clippings, programs, announcements,
and reviews relating to the Philippine Constabulary Band,
research materials, photographs, and musical compositions.
Includes correspondence between Loving and the Chief of Military
Intelligence concerning alleged unrest among Afro-American
soldiers and alleged subversive acts by Afro-American
civilians during World War I.
Gifts of Edith Loving, 1983 and Claiborne T. Richardson, 1984.
Subjects: Afro-American musicians. lcsh
Afro-American soldiers.
Bandmasters. lcsh
Intelligence officers -- United States. lcsh
Military intelligence -- United States.
Philippine Constabulary. Band.
United States. Army -- Afro-American troops.
United States. War Dept. Military Intelligence Division.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Afro-Americans.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Military intelligence -- United States.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche: 4.72.72
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A510


Author: Lucas, Townsend McKinley, 1930-?
Title: Collection, 1948-1958
Description: .25 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American New York Port Authority official. Correspondence,
photographs, newsclippings, and pamphlets relating chiefly to
political activities in Africa, particularly Liberia, from ca.
1950 to 1955; together with a scrapbook containing biographical
data relating to Lucas and his family. Includes materials about
Haile Selassie, the Emperor of Ethiopia.
Gift of Townsend M. Lucas, 1958.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Liberia. Africa -- History -- 1884-1960.
Haile Selassie I, Emperor of Ethiopia, 1892-1975.
Liberia -- History -- 1944-1971.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche: 4.72.73
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A527

 

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Author: Mackey, Howard H. Sr., 1901-1987
Title: Papers, 1925-1975
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American architect and educator; faculty member and head of the
Architectural Department and School of Architecture and Planning at
Howard University. Personal papers, correspondence, writings by
Mackey, documents concerning the Architectural Department and School
of Architecture and Planning at Howard University, project materials,
photographs, slides, architectural drawings, and site plans relating
to Mackey's activities at Howard and his career as a practicing
architect. Includes material concerning Mackey's work as an
architectural advisor to the governments of British Guiana and
Surinam and his service on the preparatory committee for the
1956 Conference on Town and Country Development Planning held in
Trinidad.
Gift of Howard Mackey, 1975.
Subjects: Afro-American architects -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Architectural drawings. aat City planning -- Caribbean
Area.
Conference on Town and Country Development Planning for the Caribbean
(1956 : Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago)
Housing policy -- British Guiana.
Howard University. Architectural Dept.
Howard University. School of Architecture and Planning.
Rural development -- Caribbean Area.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
Control No.: DCLV96-A836



Author: Martin, Charles W., (1850-?)
Title: Papers, 1860-1865
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Soldier. Journal, volunteer lists, general and special orders, blank
forms, roll books, muster roll, forms for receipt of clothing,
hospital statements, death statements, and poll tax records of
colored people in Louisiana; returns of enlisted men in the company
of Norman R. Martin. Many are connected with "K" Company,
20th Regiment of the U.S. Army stationed in Louisiana during 1864
and 1865. Card index in the library.
Gift of Mrs. Martin, 1959.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry)
Blacks; Louisiana
Blacks; Medical affairs; Military affairs; Civil War
Civil War; Blacks; Troops
Civil War, 1861-1865; Campaigns and battles
Civil War, 1861-1865; Louisiana
Civil War, 1861-1865; Medical and sanitary affairs
Civil War, 1861-1865; Personal narratives
Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers of dead
Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers, lists, etc.
Civil War, 1861-1865; Supplies
Louisiana; Afro-Americans
Louisiana; History; Civil War, 1861-1865
Louisiana; Population elements; Blacks
Louisiana; Tax; Poll tax
Martin, Norman
Poll tax; Louisiana
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.74
Control No.: MS 62-4285


Author: Maryland War Bounty, 1816-1872
Title: Records
Description: 5 linear ft.
Notes: Military and other records, chiefly of Maryland blacks who enlisted
in the U.S. Army and Navy during the War of 1812 and Civil War,
and of nonresidents who enlisted in Maryland. Includes discharge
records, pension claims, bounty drafts, proofs of identity,
letters from survivors, death certificates, manumission records,
wills, indentures, and treasury notes.
Gift of Richard Hale, 1969.
Subjects: Blacks; Maryland
Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Civil War
Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; War of 1812
Blacks; Medical affairs; Naval service
Bounties; Military; Civil War, 1861-1865; Maryland
Bounties, Military; War of 1812; Maryland
Civil War; Blacks; Troops
Civil War, 1861-1865; Registers, lists, etc.; Maryland War Bounty
Records
Freedmen
Maryland; Civil War; Black troops
Maryland; History; War Bounty Records
Maryland; Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission
Maryland; Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission;
Revolution
Maryland; War of 1812; Black troops
Pensions; Military; Civil War, 1861-1865
Pensions; Military; War of 1812
Slavery and slaves; Emancipation and manumission; Maryland
Slavery in the United States; Emancipation
United States; Navy; Blacks
War of 1812; Registers, lists, etc.; Maryland War Bounty Records
War of 1812; Soldiers; Blacks
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.75
Control No.: MS 83.1246


Author: Matzeliger, Jan Earnst, 1852-1889
Title: Collection
Description; 4 linear ft.
Notes: Inventor. Includes research materials compiled by Sidney Kaplan,
for a biographical article about Matzeliger.
Subjects: Boots and shoes; Shoe lasting invention
Inventors; Matzeliger, Jan Earnst
Kaplan, Sidney
Patents; Shoe lasting invention
United Shoe Machinery Company Toe Lasting Machine
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.76


Author: Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal Church
Title: 1825-1972
Description: 4 linear ft.
Notes: Founded as Union Bethel A.M.E. Church; name changed 1881. Official
minutes (1838-1920s), indentures (1861-1892), certification of
elected trustees, church publications, notes on church history,
members, pastors, and organizations, and other records. Also
includes indentures endorsed by Frederick Douglass, and a volume
of minutes of the Bethel Literary and Historical Association, from
October 15, 1895 to October 28, 1902.
See also Simms Family Papers.
Deposited by Josie Johnson, 1972.
Subjects: African Methodist Episcopal Church; Washington, D.C.
Bethel Literary and Historical Association, Washington, D.C.
Blacks; Churches and religious affairs; African Methodist Episcopal
Blacks; Washington, D.C.
Church records and registers; Washington, D.C.
Douglass, Frederick
History; Societies; Washington, D.C.
Simms family
Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C.; Churches; Metropolitan African Methodist Episcopal
Church
Washington, D.C.; Churches; Union Bethel African Methodist Episcopal
Church
Washington, D.C; Churches and religious affairs; African Methodist
Episcopal
Washington, D.C; Population elements; Blacks
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.77
NUCMC #: MS 83-1247


Author: Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939
Title: Papers, 1900-1940
Description: 4 1/2 linear ft.
Notes: Author, educator, and scholar. Relates chiefly to Miller's efforts
to establish a National Negro Museum. Correspondents include
Edwin Embree, Lloyd Garrison, F. D. Patterson, Julius Rosenwald,
William G. Thirkield, and O. G. Villard. Also contains
biographical sketches of Miller, and obituaries, eulogies, funeral
information and correspondence related to the death of Kelly
Miller. Contains photographs, and numerous newspaper clippings
of Miller's writings.
Gift, 1957.
Subjects: Authors; Miller, Kelly
Blacks; Museums
Educators; Miller, Kelly
Embree, Edwin Rogers, 1883-1950
Garrison, Lloyd K. (Lloyd Kirkham), b. 1897
Howard University; Faculty; Miller, Kelly
Howard University; National Negro Museum
Museums; Blacks
Museums and galleries; Washington, D.C.; National Negro Museum,
Howard University
National Negro Museum (Proposed)
Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Kelly Miller Writes About'
Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Lest We Forget'
Patterson, Frederick D. (Frederick Douglass), 1901-
Rosenwald, Julius, 1862-1932
Thirkield, William G.
Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949; As correspondent
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.78
NUCMC #: MS 62-4284


Author: Mizell, Alfonce and Freddie Perren
Title: Collection
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Composers, arrangers. Contains seventeen musical scores arranged and
composed by Alfonce Mizell and Freddie Perren, primarily for the
Jackson Five. Also includes a photograph of Deke Richards.
Subjects: Composers; Mizell, Alfonce
Composers; Perren, Freddie
'Jackson Five' (singing group)
Perren, Freddie
Singers; 'Jackson Five'
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.79


Author: Moorland, Jesse Edward, 1863-1940
Title: Papers, 1790-1940
Description: 40 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American executive of the YMCA, trustee of Howard University,
minister, and collector of books relating to Afro-Americans.
Family and personal papers; general correspondence; speeches;
photographs; and correspondence, clippings, printed materials,
reports, and minutes relating to various organizations with
which Moorland was affiliated, particularly the Association for
the Study of Negro Life and History, Howard University, the
Moorland Foundation, the Nazarene Congregation Church in Brooklyn,
N.Y., the United War Work Campaign, the YMCA, the YMCA Colored
Men's Dept., the YMCA International Committee, and the YMCA
National Council. Correspondents include Albert Cassell, W.E.B.
Du Bois, James Stanley Durkee, William Leo Hansberry, William
Alphaeus Hunton, James Weldon Johnson, Mordecai W. Johnson, Alain
Locke, Kelly Miller, George Foster Peabody, Jean Toomer, Booker T.
Washington, Charles H. Wesley, Carter Godwin Woodson, and Max
Yergan.
Gift of Jesse Edward Moorland, 1941.
Subjects: Afro-American academic libraries -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-American executives -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Societies, etc.
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc.
Cassell, Albert Irvin, 1895-1969, correspondent.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963,
correspondent.
Durkee, J. Stanley (James Stanley), 1866-1951, correspondent.
Hansberry, William Leo, correspondent.
Howard University. Moorland Foundation.
Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970, correspondent.
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938, correspondent.
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976, correspondent.
Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954, correspondent.
Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939, correspondent.
National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the
United States of America.
Nazarene Congregation Church (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938, correspondent.
Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967, correspondent.
United War Work Campaign.
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, correspondent.
Wesley, Charles H. (Charles Harris), 1891-1987, correspondent.
Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950, correspondent.
World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian
associations.
Young Men's Christian associations -- United States.
Yergan, Max, 1894-1975, correspondent.
YMCA of the USA.
YMCA of the USA. Colored Men's Dept.
YMCA of the USA. International Committee.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.80
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A748


Author: Murray, Daniel Alexander Payne, 1852-1925
Title: Collection, 1872-1937
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Assistant librarian, Library of Congress; bibliographer.
Correspondence (1911-1917); biographical notes on some of the
persons Murray intended to include in his Historical
and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout
the World (never completed); and clippings, programs,
invitations, photos, and other papers; together with
correspondence (1908-1937) and legal papers (1899-1937)of
Murray's wife, Anna Murray. Includes detailed biographical
notes on Benjamin Banneker, Charles E.M. Brooks, and Alexander
Hamilton; published letters to the editor from Murray concerning
the school policies of Roscoe C. Bruce, assistant superintendent
of schools in Washington; and U.S. Senate and local investigative
reports on Bruce. Mrs. Murray's correspondence, in particular,
reflects the Murrays' participation in Washington, D.C., social
and civic life.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Education; Washington, D.C.
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); History
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Washington, D.C.
Baird, Frank
Banneker, Benjamin, 1731-1806
Biographies; Blacks
Blacks; Biographies
Blacks; History
Blacks; Washington, D.C.
Brooks, Charles E. M.
Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, 1879-1952
Education; Washington, D.C.
Encyclopedias and dictionaries; Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia
of the Colored Race Throughout the World
Evans, Anna
Hamilton, Alexander, 1757-1804; Relating to
Historical and Biographical Encyclopedia of the Colored Race Throughout
the World
Librarians; Massachusetts; Washington, D.C.
Murray, Anna Evans
Public schools; Washington, D.C.
School superintendents and principals; Washington, D.C.
United States; Congress; Senate; Investigations
United States; Library of Congress; Assistant librarian
Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
Washington, D.C; Education; Schools; Public
Washington, D.C; Population elements; Blacks
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Bruce, Roscoe Conkling, Sr., assistant
superintendent
Washington, D.C; Social life and customs
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.81
NUCMC #: MS 83-1248


Author: Murray, Freeman Henry Morris, 1859-1950
Title: Papers, 1883-1916
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Civil rights activist, publisher, author, editor, and printer, of
Washington, D.C. Contains correspondence, diaries (13 v.), mss.
of writings, newspaper columns by Murray, financial papers, clippings,
and other papers. Contains letters from William Monroe Trotter, John
Hope, Horace Bumstead, John Waldron, and Oswald Garrison Villard. Also
includes correspondence related to Murray's affiliation with The Horizon
and his research for his books. Much of the collection relates
to Murray's book, Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture (1916)
and to The Horizon: A Journal of the Color Line, which he edited.
Includes material relating to the Niagara Movement, and diary (1 v.) of
Murray's wife, Laura Hamilton Murray.
Gift of Florence Murray, 1961.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); History
American Negro Academy, Washington, D.C.
Authors; Murray, Freeman Henry Morris
Blacks; Cultural affairs; Literature and literary affairs
Blacks; Mass communication; Periodicals
Columnists and columns
Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt
Editors; Murray, Freeman Henry Morris
Editors and editing; Periodicals; 19th and 20th centuries
Education; Washington, D.C.
Emancipation and the Freed in American Sculpture, by Freeman Henry Morris
Murray Fuller, Meta Warwick
The Horizon a Journal of the Color Line (Periodical)
Journalism; Blacks
Literature and literary affairs; Blacks
Murray, Laura Hamilton
Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Chips from the Quarry'
Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'The Cynic Says'
Niagara Movement
Periodicals; Blacks
Photographs; Afro-Americans
Printers and printing; Washington, D.C.
Sculptors and sculpture; 19th and 20th centuries
Trotter, William
Washington, D.C; Business, industry and trade; Printers
Washington, D.C; Business, industry and trade; Publishers and publishing
Washington, D.C; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.82
NUCMC #: MS 83-1249


Author: Murray, Pauli 1910-1985
Title: Papers, 1943-1944
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer, author, educator, civil rights activist. Relates to Murray's
role as tactician and advisor to undergraduate activists during
the sit-in demonstrations of the Civil Rights Committee at Howard
University. Includes biographical data, letters, reports, minutes,
notes on tactics, address lists, press releases, newspaper clippings,
and notes relating to the activities of the Civil Rights Committee.
Subjects: Civil rights
Demonstrations; Washington, D.C.; Howard University
Howard University; Administration
Howard University; Civil Rights Committee
Howard University; Demonstrations
Howard University; Students; Political activity
Washington, D.C.; Demonstrations; Howard University
Washington, D.C.; Race relations
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.83


Author: Murray, Peter Marshall, 1888-1969
Title: Papers, 1910-1970
Description: 19.5 linear ft.
Notes: Gynecologist, of New York, N.Y., and trustee of Howard University.
Correspondence, articles, addresses, memoirs, biographical sketches,
press releases, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, memorabilia,
photos and other papers; together with medical records of some of
Murray's patients and papers relating to his grandson, John Wallace
Murray, Jr. Much of the professional correspondence relates to the
National Medical Association, of which Murray was president.
Gift of Dr. Murray, 1967. Access restricted in part. Physician,
hospital administrator. Documents Murray's professional affiliations
with Howard University and numerous medical societies. Includes
correspondence, speeches, and memoirs. Also contains scrapbooks
documenting Murray's accomplishments and the establishment of Harlem
Hospital.
Subjects: Gynecology
Howard University; Faculty; Murray, Peter Marshall
Howard University; Students; Murray, Peter Marshall
Howard University; Trustees; Murray, Peter Marshall
Medical practice; 20th century; New York, N.Y.
Medical Society of the County of New York
Medicine; Organizations and societies
Medicine; Societies, etc.; National Medical Association
Medicine; Societies, etc.; New York
Murray, John Wallace
National Medical Association
National Medical Association; Murray, Peter Marshall, president
New York, N.Y; Medical affairs; Physicians' papers
New York State University; Trustees; Murray, Peter Marshall
Physicians; Murray, Peter Marshall
Washington University, Washington, D.C; Trustees
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.84
NUCMC #: MS 83-1250


Author: Mu-So-Lit Club, Washington, D.C.
Title: Records, 1915-1920
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Established by prominent Afro-American men of Washington, D.C. in
1905. Contains the minutes of Executive Board of Governors and
Permanent Quarters Committee, a brochure, and a newspaper clipping.
Also contains material related to a celebration of Frederick
Douglass's birthday.
Subjects: Afro-American men -- Washington (D.C.) -- Societies and clubs.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.85
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A718

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Author: N.A.A.C.P.-District of Columbia Branch
Title: Collection, 1921-1949 (bulk 1939-1948)
Description: 38.5 linear ft.
Notes: Consists of organizational records: correspondence, reports,
minutes, financial papers, case files, broadsides, periodicals,
speeches, typescripts, news articles, and press releases.
Includes records of the Citizens Committee against Segregation
in Recreation and the Committee for Racial Democracy in the
Nation's Capital (later the Council for Civil Rights in the
Nation's Capital).
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Segregation -- Washington (D.C.)
Afro-Americans -- Washington (D.C.) -- Societies, etc.
Case files. lcsh
Citizens Committee against Segregation in Recreation
(Washington, D.C.)
Committee for Racial Democracy in the Nation's Capital.
Council for Civil Rights in the Nation's Capital.
Washington (D.C.) -- Race relations.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.86
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A747



Author: Nickerson, Camille, 1882-1982
Title: Papers, 1927-1970s
Description: 10 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American musician, composer, and music faculty member, Howard
University (1926-1962). Personal papers, correspondence, music
programs (1927-1970), diaries (1937-1974), writings, musical
compositions and arrangements, photographs, printed matter, and a
scrapbook relating chiefly to Nickerson's career as a performer
and her interest in Afro-American music and the Creole folk songs
of Louisiana.
Gift of R. Louise Burge, 1983.
Subjects: Afro-American women composers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American women musicians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Music. Folk songs, Creole -- Louisiana.
Howard University -- Faculty.
Diaries. lcsh Music. lcsh
Programs. aat Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.)
lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A913


Author: Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972
Title: Papers, 1955-1987(bulk 1965-1974)
Description: 26 linear ft.
Notes: Teacher, prime minister of the Gold Coast and president of Ghana,
Pan-Africanist, and author. Correspondence, cables, speeches,
writings by and about Nkrumah as well as writings by others on
various other topics; organizational files; Ghanaian radio
reports (1966-1969), printed materials, clippings, photographs,
tapes, films, and other papers, relating to Nkrumah's life,
writings, and activities in Conakry, Guinea, following the 1966
coup in Ghana. Includes papers of Nkrumah's research assistant,
biographer, and literary executor, June Milne, and papers of
Nkrumah's associate, West Indian Pan-Africanist George Padmore,
compiled by Dorothy Padmore for her unpublished biography of
her husband. Correspondents include Grace and James Boggs,
Shirley Graham Du Bois, Julia Wright Herve, Reba Lewis, Dudley
Thompson, and Marvin Wachman. Gift of June Milne. Related
materials pertaining to Panaf Books, Ltd., publishers of
Nkrumah's books, have been removed from the collection and
stored and described separately. Access partially restricted.
Subjects: Africa -- Politics and government.
Anti-imperialist movements -- Africa.
Boggs, Grace Lee, correspondent.
Boggs, James, correspondent.
Du Bois, Shirley Graham, 1906-1977, correspondent.
Ghana -- History -- 1957- Ghana -- History -- Coup d'âetat, 1966.
Ghana -- Politics and government -- To 1957.
Ghana -- Politics and government -- 1957-1979.
Herve, Julia Wright, correspondent.
Milne, June, 1920- Padmore, Dorothy.
Padmore, George, 1903-1959.
Pan-Africanism.
Presidents -- Ghana. lcsh
Prime ministers -- Ghana. lcsh
Refugees, Political -- Guinea -- Conakry. lcsh
Thompson, Dudley, correspondent.
Wachman, Marvin, 1917- , correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A890

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Author: OG Omniun-Gatherum
Title: Collection, 1778-
Description: 17.5 linear ft.
Notes: Consists of mostly single item manuscript materials. A
compendium of materials ranging from: letters written
by John Brown and Marcus Garvey; articles and speeches
by Francis Grimke and W.E.B. Du Bois; scrapbooks by
Rev. John Mifflin Brown and Rev. William Henry Scott;
clippings on Civil War activities; poetry by Langston
Hughes and Countee Cullen; proofs and manuscripts of
writings by John Hope Franklin, Charles Wesley and
others. Also includes artifacts, broadsides, playbills,
programs, slave indentures, deeds of emancipation,
bills of sale, and receipts dating to the 18th century.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)


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Author: Parker, Theodore, 1810-1860
Title: Letters, 1846-1856
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Abolitionist, theologian, Unitarian clergyman, publicist,
educator. Consists of twenty-one letters written to
abolitionist and politician Samuel Gridley Howe,
discussing politics, religion, and abolitionist activities.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.87



Author: Payne, Daniel Alexander, 1811-1893
Title: Papers, 1856-1878
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American senior bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal
Church and president of Wilberforce University. A diary
recording Payne's activities during 1856; a journal relating
to his activities during 1877-1878; and a photostatic copy of
a letter written to the Reverend T.M.D. Ward in 1870.
Subjects: African Methodist Episcopal Church -- Bishops.
Afro-American clergy -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Bishops -- United States. lcsh
Diaries. lcsh
Ward, Thomas M. D., correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.88
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A592


Author: Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Stewart, 1837-1921
Title: Papers, 1867-1873
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: State legislator, lieutenant governor, and Republican leader of
Louisiana. Correspondence, writings, speeches, clippings,
printed matter, and other papers, relating to Pinchback's
political career in Reconstruction Louisiana and his disputed
U.S. Senate seat (so-called "Louisiana Case," eventually denied
him); together with biographical sketch and minutes of Colored
Newspaper Men and Union Progressive Club.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Societies, etc.; Union
Progressive Club
Blacks; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
Blacks; Organizations and societies
Clubs; Blacks Colored Newspaper Men
Journalism; Blacks
Journalism; Societies, etc.; Colored Newspaper Men
Louisiana; Governors; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Steward
Louisiana; History; Reconstruction, 1865-1877
Louisiana; Lieutenant governors; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton
Steward
Louisiana; Politics
Louisiana; Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period)
Louisiana; Senators; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Steward
Paris, France; Medical affairs; Hospitals
Reconstruction (Post-Civil War period); Louisiana
Republican Party; Louisiana
Senators; Pinchback, Pinckney Benton Steward (Louisiana)
State legislators' papers; Louisiana
Union Progressive Club, New Orleans, La.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.89
NUCMC #: MS 83-1251


Author: Pool, Rosey Eve, 1905-1971
Title: Papers, 1959-1967
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Author, educator, and editor of two anthologies of Afro-American
poetry; b. Amsterdam. Chiefly correspondence with established
and emerging Afro-American poets; together with personal papers.
Correspondents include Robert J. Abrams, Samuel W. Allen (writing
as Paul Vesey), Imamu Amiri Baraka (writing as LeRoi Jones),
Julian Bond, Arna Bontemps, Roscoe Lee Browne, John Henrik Clarke,
Owen Dodson, Mari Evans, Langston Hughes, Ann Petry, and Arthur B.
Spingarn.
Gifts of Rosey E. Pool, 1962, 1965, 1967.
Subjects: Abrams, Robert J., 1924- correspondent.
Allen, Samuel W., correspondent.
American poetry -- Afro-American authors.
Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934- , correspondent.
Bond, Julian, 1940- , correspondent.
Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973, correspondent.
Browne, Roscoe Lee, correspondent.
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915- , correspondent.
Evans, Mari, 1923- , correspondent.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, correspondent.
Petry, Ann Lane, 1911- , correspondent.
Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971, correspondent.
Women editors. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.90
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A533


Author: Prattis, Percival Leroy, 1895-1980
Title: Papers, 1930s-1970s
Description: 18 linear ft.
Notes: In part, photocopies. Afro-American journalist, political
activist, and editor of the Pittsburgh Courier, one
of the oldest Afro-American newspapers, from 1936-1961.
Personal papers, correspondence, articles, columns,
interviews, speeches, press releases, programs,
invitations, memorabilia, photographs, and scrapbooks
relating to Prattis's career as a journalist and his
interest in civil rights for Afro-Americans, black history,
race relations, and world peace. Includes records of the
Pittsburgh Courier and personal papers of former Courier
president and editor Robert L. Vann.
Subjects: Afro-American journalists -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. lcsh.
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- History.
Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry -- Pennsylvania --
Pittsburgh.
Black newspapers -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh.
Newspaper editors -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh. lcsh
Pittsburgh courier (Pittsburgh, Pa. : 1910 : National ed.)
Pittsburgh courier (Pittsburgh, Pa. : 1955 : National ed.)
United States -- Race relations.
Vann, Robert L., 1887-1940.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.146
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A729


Author: Prometheans, Inc.
Title: Records 1942-1945
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Established in 1944 by surviving Afro-American combat soldiers of
the 92nd Infantry Division, who had met at the Howard University
detachment of the Army Specialized Training Program in 1943.
Correspondence, financial papers, constitution, application forms for membership, newsletters, postcards, and a photograph. Correspondents include
Merze Tate, first organizational coordinator of the Prometheans.
Gifts of Merze Tate, 1945 and 1950.
Subjects: Afro-American veterans -- Societies and clubs.
Tate, Merze, 1905-, correspondent.
United States. Army. Infantry Division, 92nd -- Societies, etc.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.91
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A720

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Author: Rankin, Jeremiah Eames, 1828-1904
Title: Collection, ca. 1850-ca. 1900.
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American minister, lyricist, and president of Howard
University, 1889-1903. Personal and family data,
correspondence, manuscript notes and poetry, sermons,
printed material, and a photograph; together with the
papers of Charles S. Syphax, a professor and dean at
Howard University, consisting of letters, applications,
and correspondence relating to his work at the university.
Subjects: Afro-American clergy. lcsh
Afro-American college presidents -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American universities and colleges -- Washington (D.C.)
Lyricists. lcsh
Sermons, American. lcsh
Syphax, Charles S. (Charles Sumner)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.92
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A605



Author: Ransom, Leon A. (Leon Andrew), 1900-1954
Title: Papers, 1936-1948
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American lawyer, educator, and faculty member of the Howard
University School of Law. Personal and family papers,
correspondence, writings, case files, correspondence and press
releases from the national headquarters and District of Columbia
Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People, and clippings, relating chiefly to Ransom's legal career
and his involvement in civil rights cases concerning such issues
as discrimination in teachers' salaries, public transportation,
jury exclusion, and race riots. Includes materials concerning
Ransom's tenure at the Howard University School of Law and his
activities as founder of the Committee for Racial Democracy in
the Nation's Capital.
Gift of Mary Ransom Hunter, 1988.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (D.C.). lcsh
Afro-American teachers -- Salaries, etc.
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Education.
Afro-Americans -- Legal status, laws, etc.
Case files. aat Legal documents. lcsh
Committee for Racial Democracy in the Nation's Capital.
Discrimination in employment -- United States.
Howard University. School of Law -- Faculty.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
District of Columbia Branch.
Segregation in education -- United States.
Segregation in transportation -- United States.
United States -- Race relations.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A842


Author: Rapier Family
Title: Papers, 1836-1883
Description: 2 linear ft.
Notes: Correspondence of James Thomas Rapier (1839-1884), U. S.
Representative from Alabama, John Rapier, Sr., John Rapier,
Jr., Richard Rapier, Henry R. Thomas, James P. Thomas,
and Sarah Thomas; diary (dating from 1857) of John H. Rapier,
journalist, surgeon, and world traveler, containing cash
accounts, clippings, and indications of letters written
and received; and a Rapier autobiography. Card index in the
library.
Gift, 1957.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.93
NUCMC #: MS 62-4283


Author: Razaf, Andy, 1895-1973
Title: Papers, 1913-1962
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American poet and lyricist. Correspondence, clippings,
photographs, printed material, programs, and memorabilia
relating to Razaf's career as a songwriter. Includes a
scrapbook and two bound volumes of songs by Razaf. Also
contains some a poem composed by his mother, Jennie Waller
Razaf, and a photograph of Will Marion Cook and William
Spiller.
Gift of Andy Razaf, 1962.
Subjects: Afro-American composers. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Music.
Lyricists -- United States. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.94
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A530


Author: Reynolds, Anita Thompson Dickinson, 1901-1980
Title: Collection, 1850-1980
Description: 9 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American psychologist, teacher, art instructor, actress,
dancer, and model. Diaries, correspondence, programs,
invitations, numerous photographs, drafts of an autobiography
entitled Tan Experience, artifacts, memorabilia, 27
cassette tapes, and transcripts relating to Reynolds's
activities in the United States, Europe, North Africa, and
particularly St. Croix, Virgin Islands, where she was manager
of the Virgin Islands. Correspondents include Ralph Bunche,
Langston Hughes, Man Ray, Ernest Schachtel, Kristians Tonny,
and Richard Wright.
Gift of Otey Scruggs. Access partially restricted.
Subjects: Afro-American college teachers -- Virgin Islands --
Saint Croix. lcsh
Afro-American psychologists -- Virgin Islands --
Saint Croix. lcsh
Afro-American women executives -- Virgin Islands --
Saint Croix. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Virgin Islands -- Saint Croix.
Autobiographies. lcsh
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971, correspondent.
College of the Virgin Islands.
Diaries. lcsh
Employment services -- Virgin Islands -- Saint Croix.
Psychology -- Study and teaching -- Virgin Islands --
Saint Croix.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967, correspondent.
Photographs. lcsh
Ray, Man, 1890-1976, correspondent.
Schachtel, Ernest G., correspondent.
Tonny, Kristians, 1907-1977, correspondent.
Transcripts. aat Afro-American women -- Virgin Islands --
Saint Croix.
Virgin Islands Employment Service.
Women psychologists -- Virgin Islands -- Saint Croix. lcsh
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960, correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.95
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A627


Author: Rillieux, Norbert, 1806-1894
Title: Collection, ca. 1957
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Biographical sketches, photostat copies of correspondence, and a
newspaper clipping relating to the Afro-American engineer
Norbert Rillieux (1806-1894), whose invention of an evaporating
apparatus revolutionized the international sugar manufacturing
industry.
Gift of Sidney Kaplan, 1957.
Subjects: Afro-American engineers. lcsh
Afro-American inventors. lcsh
Biography. lcsh
Sugar -- Manufacture and refining.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.96
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A628


Author: Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
Title: Collection, 1907-1988
Description: 6 linear feet
Notes: Writings by and about the Afro-American actor, singer, scholar,
and political activist Paul Robeson, awards and tributes,
correspondence, photographs, typescripts and galley proofs for
Paul Robeson: the Great Forerunner, published by Freedomways
in 1977, Russian letters to Robeson from schoolchildren in the
Soviet Union (with English translations) congratulating Robeson
on his seventy-fifth birthday, documents relating to the Robeson
archives in Berlin and exhibitions about Robeson held at the
Academy of Arts in Berlin, posters, recordings, and films;
together with material related to Eslanda Goode Robeson
(1896-1965), chemist, anthropologist, and writer. Includes files
documenting the activities of the Ad Hoc Committee to Memorialize
Paul Robeson, Washington, D.C. Correspondents include William W.
Cardozo and Elizabeth Cardozo Nicholas.
Gift of George B. Murphy, Jr. Bust of Robeson donated by Russian
sculptress Hanya Batyi is in the repository's Museum Collection.
Subjects: Ad Hoc Committee to Memorialize Paul Robeson (Washington, D.C.)
Afro-American actors. lcsh
Afro-American anthropologists. lcsh
Afro-American women chemists. lcsh
Akademie der Kèunste (Berlin, Germany)
Cardozo, William W., correspondent.
Nicholas, Elizabeth Cardozo, correspondent.
Robeson, Eslanda Goode, 1896-1965.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A948


Author: Ruffin Family
Title: Papers, 1832-1936
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer and judge. Correspondence, minutes of the Freedman's
Lincoln Memorial Association, genealogical and biographical
papers of the Ruffin family of Boston, and newspaper clippings
on Ruffin's appointment as judge and on his relationship to
the National Convention of Colored Men. Includes papers of
John Lewis Mostly relates to the professional and political
activities of George Lewis Ruffin, Boston lawyer, member of
the Massachusetts legislature, and municipal court judge.
Correspondents include Edward Wilmot Blyden, George Washington
Cable, Samuel Coleridge-Taylor, Archibald Grimké,
Wendell Phillips, Charles Lenox Remond, Florida Ruffin Ridley,
John S. Rock, and George W. Williams.
Gift, 1958.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.97
NUCMC #: MS 62-4282

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Author: Settle, Josiah Thomas, 1850-1915
Title: Papers, 1879-1915
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American lawyer and one of the first graduates of Howard
University. Correspondence, programs, an autograph album,
a newspaper clipping, and diplomas relating to Settle's
activities at Howard University and as a member of the
Mississippi State Legislature. Correspondents include
Frederick Douglass and Oliver Otis Howard.
Subjects: Afro-American college students -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American legislators -- Mississippi. lcsh
Douglass, Frederick, 1817?-1895, correspondent.
Howard University. Mississippi. Legislature.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.98
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A629



Author: Sidney Hollander Foundation
Title: Records, 1941-1964
Description: 3 linear ft.
Notes: Established 1941. Chiefly records relating to the foundation's
annual award recognizing outstanding contributions toward the
achievement of equal rights and opportunities for blacks in in Maryland, including correspondence, minutes, nominations, speeches of recipients, reports,
press releases, clippings, programs, scrapbook, and recordings
of award presentations; together with clippings and articles
about Sidney Hollander, Sr. (b. 1881), for whom the foundation
was named.
Gift of Sidney Hollander, Jr.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Maryland
Awards; Civil rights
Baltimore, Md.; Civil rights
Civil rights; 20th century; Maryland
Foundations, Charitable and educational; Maryland
Foundations; Sidney Hollander Foundation
Hollander (Sidney) Foundation, Baltimore, Md.
Hollander, Sidney, 1881-1972
Maryland; Civil rights
Race relations; Maryland
Race relations; 20th century; 1940s and after
School integration; Maryland
Sidney Hollander Foundation, Baltimore, Md.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.54
NUCMC #: MS 83-1253


Author: Simms Family
Title: Papers, 1802-1965 (bulk 1830-1930)
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American residents of Washington, D.C. Biographical
information about John A. Simms, Sr., Martha Ann Simms,
John A. Simms, Jr., and John A. Simms, III; together with
materials documenting the history of the Columbian Harmony
Society, the Union Bethel A.M.E. Church, and the Metropolitan
A.M.E. Church in Washington, D.C. Also contains correspondence
of Franklin Adams and his wife, Harriet Chalmers Adams, the
first woman geographer.
Gift of James W. Jones, 1972.
Subjects: Afro-American churches -- Washington (D.C.)
Columbian Harmony Society.
Metropolitan A.M.E. Church (Washington, D.C.)
Simms, John A., b. 1830. d. 1930.
Simms, John A., 1886-1966.
Simms, Martha Ann, b. 1824.
Union Bethel Church (Washington, D.C.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.99
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A532


Author: Slowe, Lucy Diggs, 1883-1937
Title: Papers, 1919-1943
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: First Dean of Women, Howard University, 1922-1937; civic leader;
previously teacher and principal in Washington public schools.
Correspondence, speeches, writings, class notes, curriculum,
administrative, and organizational material, scrapbooks,
clippings, printed matter, memorabilia, photos, and family and
other papers. Also contains organizational materials about the
Deans and Advisors of Women in Colored Schools, and the National
Association of College Women. Includes obituaries and letters
of condolence on Slowe's death.
Gift of Morgan State College, Baltimore, Md., 1966.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.100
NUCMC #: MS 83-1254


Author: Smith, Gerrit, 1797-1874
Title: Collection, 1843-1871
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Printed circulars written by Smith, a noted philanthropist, social
reformer, and abolitionist, concerning women's suffrage, prison
reform, temperance, the abolitionist movement in the United States,
and the American Colonization Society.
Subjects: Abolitionists -- United States. lcsh
American Colonization Society
Anti-slavery movements -- United States.
Prison reformers -- United States. lcsh
Social reformers -- United States. lcsh
Temperance -- United States. Slavery -- United States.
Women -- Suffrage -- United States. Prisons -- United States.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.101
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A707


Author: Spaulding, Asa T. (Timothy), 1902-1990
Title: Papers, 1954-1983
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American actuary and businessman; employee and president of
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company (1933-1968).
Personal and family papers, writings and speeches, biographical
materials, honors, awards, and photographs relating chiefly to
Spaulding's career. Speeches about economics, insurance, politics,
travel, and race relations. Includes material documenting his
wife Elna Spaulding's involvement with Women-in-Action for the
Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc.
Gifts of Asa T. Spaulding, 1970-1980.
Subjects: Actuaries -- North Carolina.
Afro-American executives -- North Carolina.
Afro-Americans in business -- North Carolina.
North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company.
Spaulding, Elna B. (Elna Bridgeforth)
Women-in-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A843


Author: Spaulding, Myra L.
Title: Papers, 1892-1922
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American civil servant, educator, and researcher of Washington,
D.C. Correspondence, printed material, and other papers. Also
contains a map of Washington, D.C. indicating church locations.
Related materials filed in the repository's Prints and Photographs
Department.
Subjects: Afro-American women -- Washington (D.C.)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.102
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A531


Author: Spiller, Isabele Taliaferro, 1888-1974
Title: Papers, ca. 1906-1954
Description: 3 linear ft.
Notes: Musician, music educator of New York, N.Y. Papers relating to the
musical activities of Spiller and her husband, William N. Spiller
(1876-1944), including broadsides, programs, and photos, from their
musical group, the Musical Spillers, material relating to their
school of music, and photos documenting Mrs. Spiller's work with
various other music projects, including Federal Music Project,
Harlem Evening School, and Wadleigh High School; together with
biographical material on members of the Taliaferro and Spiller
families. See also Andy Razaf Papers.
Gifts of Mrs. Spiller, 1952-1960.
Subjects: Blacks; Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs
Concerts; Programs
Continuing and evening education
Federal Music Project; New York, N.Y.
Harlem Evening School, New York, N.Y.
Harlem, New York; Public schools
High schools; New York, N.Y.
Music; Instruction and study; New York City
Music and musical affairs; Blacks
Music and musical affairs; Government programs
Music and musical affairs; New York, N.Y.
Musical Spillers (Musical group)
Musicians; Musical Spillers
New York City; Federal Music Project
New York City; Harlem Evening High School
New York City; Public schools
New York City; Spiller School of Music
New York City; Wadleigh High School
New York, N.Y; Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs
New York, N.Y; Education; Musical
New York, N.Y; Education; Schools; High schools
Spiller, William N., 1876-1944
Spiller family
Spiller School of Music, New York City
Taliaferro, Isabele
Taliaferro family
Wadleigh High School, New York, N.Y.
Work Projects Administration; Federal Music Project; New York City
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.103
NUCMC #: MS 83-1255


Author: Spingarn, Arthur Barnett, 1878-1971
Title: Papers, 1914-1971
Description: 13.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American lawyer, scholar, and president of the National
Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Personal
papers, biographical information, legal documents,
correspondence, addresses and writings, newspaper clippings,
brochures, announcements, programs, photographs, book
reviews, and scrapbooks relating to Spingarn's legal career
and social activities in New York, and his involvement with
the NAACP. Includes materials relating to W.E.B. Du Bois,
Zora Hurston, Langston Hughes, Emmett Scott, and Walter
White. Correspondents include Du Bois and Hughes. Also
includes materials relating to the Arthur B. Spingarn
Collection of Negro Authors.
Subjects: Afro-American lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Legal documents. lcsh
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957.
White, Walter, 1890?-1965.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.104
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A728


Author: Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Title: Papers
Description: 4 linear ft.
Notes: Scholar, author, publisher, literary critic, philanthropist, and
president of the National Association for the Advancement of
Colored People. Correspondence; bills, lists, reports, pictures
and other material on the Amenia Conference, the military training
camp for black officers in Des Moines, Iowa; NAACP papers;
constitution, declaration, and other papers of the Niagara Movement;
family correspondence; newspaper clippings; and an autograph album.
The material is related to the library's Arthur Spingarn collection.
Card index in the library.
Gift, 1957.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Amenia Conferences
Amenia Conferences
Armed Forces; Afro-Americans
Autograph collections; Albums and books
Blacks; Organizations and societies
Camps (military); Iowa
Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt
Fort Des Moines, Iowa
Frazier, E. Franklin
Gompers, Samuel L.
Grimké, Archibald H.
Hughes, Langston
Johnson, James Weldon
Labor leaders; Gompers, Samuel L.
Mays, Benjamin
McKay, Claude
Miller, Kelly
Moton, Robert Russa
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; history
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;
Spingarn, Joel E., chairman of the board
Niagara Movement
Peterkin, Julia (Wood)
Scott, Emmett
Spingarn family
Terrell, Mary Church
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.105
NUCMC #: MS 62-4281


Author: Starr, Frederick, 1858-1933
Title: Collection, 1906-1928
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American anthropologist, college teacher, and author.
Personal papers, correspondence, documents, memorabilia,
and photographs relating chiefly to Starr's travels in
Liberia in 1912. Includes legislative acts, resolutions,
proclamations, and official expressions of support for the
Liberian government; together with materials pertaining to
the political history of Maryland County, Liberia, and the
Grebo people of West Africa.
Gift, ca. 1950.
Subjects: Afro-American anthropologists. lcsh
Afro-American authors. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers. lcsh
Liberia -- Description and travel.
Liberia -- History -- 1847-1944.
Liberia -- Politics and government -- To 1944.
Maryland County (Liberia) Grebo (African people)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.147
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A708


Author: Staupers, Mabel, 1890-1989
Title: Papers, ca. 1937-1970
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Registered nurse; executive secretary and president, National
Association of Colored Graduate Nurses. Correspondence,
reports, and other papers, relating chiefly to Staupers's
efforts to integrate black nurses into the national nursing
profession. Includes material relating to the dissolution
of the National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses and
its absorption into the American Nurses Association.
Chiefly gift of Ms. Staupers, 1963.
Subjects: American Nurses' Association
Armed Forces; Afro-Americans
Blacks; Occupations; Nurses
Colleges and universities; Canada
Journalism; Journalists' papers; 19th century
National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses
Nurses; Staupers, Mabel Keaton
Nurses and nursing; Blacks
Nurses and nursing; Societies
Nursing; Societies, etc.; American Nurses Association
Nursing; Societies, etc.; National Association of Colored Graduate
Nurses
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.106
NUCMC #: MS 83-1256


Author: Stewart-Flippin Family
Title: Papers, 1852-1974
Description: 20 linear ft.
Notes: Correspondence and other papers of two black families. Principal
persons represented include T. McCants Stewart (1854-1923),
lawyer, of New York and Brooklyn, N.Y., Honolulu, Hawaii, and
Liberia, England, and the Virgin Islands, and for several years
associate justice of Liberian Supreme Court; his son, McCants
Stewart (1877-1919), lawyer, of Portland, Or.; and Robert
Browning Flippin (1903-1963), McCants Stewart's son-in-law, a
correctional counselor at San Quentin Prison (Calif.), reporter
for the San Francisco Chronicle, and founder, editor, and
publisher of the Spokesman, a black weekly newspaper in San
Francisco. Flippin's papers include material relating to his
work with NAACP, Council for Civic Unity, and Booker T.
Washington Community Center.
Also includes papers of their descendants in Minnesota, Nebraska,
Oregon, California, and Hawaii. Genealogical charts and
biographical notes about family members.
Gift of Katherine (Stewart) Flippin, wife of Robert B. Flippin,
1967.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); California Afro-Americans (for all
permanent residents of the United States of black African
ancestry); Hawaii
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Minnesota
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Nebraska
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States
of black African ancestry); Oregon
Bay Area Council Against Segregation and Discrimination, California
Blacks; California
Blacks; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
Booker T. Washington Center; San Francisco, Calif.
Booker T. Washington Community Center, San Francisco, California
Brooklyn, N.Y; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
California; Legal affairs; Prisoners and prisons
California; Mass communications; Newspapers, periodicals and
journalism
California; Population elements; Blacks
The Chronicle (Newspaper); San Francisco, Calif.
Community centers; California
Council for Civic Unity
Counseling; Prisoners
Courts; 19th and 20th centuries; Liberia
Educators; Lai, Carlotta (Stewart)
Flippin, George A.
Flippin, Robert Browning, 1903-1963
Flippin family
Genealogy; Flippin family
Genealogy; Stewart family
Great Britain; Legal affairs
Hawaii; Legal affairs; Law practice
Honolulu, Hawaii; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Journalism; Blacks
Lai, Carlotta (Stewart)
Lawyers; Stewart, McCants
Lawyers; Stewart, Thomas McCants
Liberia; Legal affairs
Liberia; Legal affairs; Supreme Court
Liberia; Supreme Court; Stewart, Thomas McCants, associate justice
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People;
California
New York, N.Y; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Newspapers; California
Oregon; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Physicians; Flippin, George A.
Portland, Oreg.; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
Prisoners and prisons; California; San Quentin
Prisoners and prisons; Counseling
San Francisco Chronicle (Newspaper)
San Francisco, California; Booker T. Washington Community Center
San Francisco, Calif.; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
San Francisco, Calif.; Population elements; Blacks
San Quentin State Prison (Calif.)
San Quentin Prison, California; Flippin, Robert B., correctional
counselor
Segregation
Spokesman, San Francisco, Calif. (Newspaper)
Stewart, McCants, 1877-1919
Stewart, Mary (Weir)
Stewart, Thomas McCants, 1854-1923
Stewart family
Stromsburg, Nebraska
Virgin Islands, U.S; Legal affairs; Lawyer' and judges' papers
War work
Washington (Booker T.) Community Center, San Francisco, Calif.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.107
NUCMC #: MS 83-1257


Author: Storer College, Harpers Ferry, W.Va.
Title: Collection, ca. 1917-1955
Description: .5 linear ft. (ca. 40 items)
Notes: Periodicals, brochures, a list of students, and clippings relating
to Storer College, the first higher educational institution for
Afro-Americans in West Virginia, founded at Harpers Ferry in 1867;
together with forms, lists, notes, and correspondence concerning
the Washington, D.C. chapter of the Storer College Alumni
Association and a fund raising campaign.
Gift of the family of Reed Stokes.
Subjects: Afro-American college students -- West Virginia -- Harpers Ferry.
Afro-American universities and colleges -- West Virginia -- Harpers
Ferry.
Educational fund raising -- West Virginia -- Harpers Ferry. Storer
College.
Storer College -- Alumni and alumnae.
Storer College. Alumni Association. Washington, D.C. Chapter
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.108
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A626


Author: Strong, Edward E., 1914-1957
Title: Papers, 1924-1956 (bulk 1937-1956)
Description: 3 linear feet
Notes: Afro-American youth organizer. Personal and family papers,
correspondence, writings, biographical materials, documents
concerning organizations with which Strong was affiliated,
and photographs. Includes materials relating to the Communist
Party, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored
People, the National Negro Congress, and the Southern Negro
Youth Congress; together with writings by Strong's wife,
Augusta Jackson Strong, and his associates, Esther V. Cooper
and James E. Jackson.
Gifts of Denise Strong Janha, 1986 and Phillis Strong McKenzie,
1989.
Subjects: Afro-American Communists. lcsh
Afro-American youth -- Societies, etc.
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights.
Afro-Americans -- Societies, etc.
Communist Party of the United States of America.
Cooper, Esther V.
Jackson, James E., 1914-
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
National Negro Congress (U.S.)
Southern Negro Youth Congress.
Strong, Augusta Jackson.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A845


Author: Summers, Henry Howard, 1885-?
Title: Papers, 1896-1939
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Methodist minister and educator. Programs of various African
Methodist Episcopal churches which Summers served as pastor
or guest speaker; programs and other papers of Howard
University, Oberlin College, Payne Theological Seminary, and
Wilberforce University; biography of Bishop David Henry Sims
and notes relating to his work; and other papers largely
concerned with Summers' activities as student, minister, and
educator.
Gift of the Summers family.
Subjects: African Methodist Episcopal Church
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Education
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Religion
Colleges and universities; Ohio
Howard University; Students; Summers, Henry Howard
Methodist churches
Methodist churches; Education; Seminaries
Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Oberlin College; Students; Summers, Henry Howard
Ohio; Education; Colleges and universities
Ohio; Education; Colleges and universities; Seminaries
Payne Theological Seminary
Payne Theological Seminary; Faculty; Summers, Henry Howard
Sims, David Henry
Theological seminaries; Methodist
Theological seminaries; Ohio
Wilberforce University, Wilberforce, Ohio
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.109
NUCMC #: MS 62-4280


Author: Swanson, Gregory H., 1924-
Title: Papers, 1942-1956 (bulk 1950-1951
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American lawyer and first black student to matriculate from the
University of Virginia. Personal papers, correspondence, and
materials relating to Swanson's lawsuit against the University of
Virginia for admission to its law school in 1950; together with
printed materials concerning Howard University and the University
of Virginia.
Subjects: Afro-American law students -- Virginia. lcsh
Afro-American lawyers -- Virginia. lcsh
Segregation in higher education -- Virginia.
Swanson, Gregory H., 1924- -- Trials, litigation, etc.
University of Virginia -- Trials, litigation, etc.
University of Virginia.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.110
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A557

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Author: Tappan, Lewis, 1788-1873
Title: Collection, 1847-1860
Description: 1.5 linear ft.
Notes: Abolitionist. Scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and other printed
matter relating to slavery and the anti-slavery movement, with
notes by Tappan. Includes 2 ms. catalogs of books and pamphlets
pertaining to the anti-slavery movement (one dated 1851) and
scrapbook of pious resolutions. Includes materials concerning
the Free Soil Conventions of 1848 and 1852, and the National
Liberty Convention of 1847.
Gift of Mr. Tappan, 1873.
Subjects: Abolitionists; Tappan, Lewis
Bibliography; Antislavery movement
Buffalo, New York; National Liberty Convention, 1847
Free Soil Conventions; 1848
Free Soil Conventions; 1852
National Liberty Conventions; 1847
Slavery and slaves; Antislavery movements; 19th century; 1840s and
after
Slavery in the United States; Anti-slavery movements
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.111
NUCMC #: MS 83-1258



Author: Terrell, Mary Church, 1863-1954
Title: Papers, 1888-1976
Description: 17 linear ft.
Notes: Lecturer, author, civil rights activist. Correspondence, clippings,
newspaper articles, pamphlets, broadsides, and other printed matter,
and other papers chiefly relating to the National Association of
Colored Women, of which Mrs. Terrell was first national president.
Documents Terrell's work on behalf of women's rights, and against
racial discrimination. Consists of her writings about peace, women's
rights, black history. Also includes drafts of her autobiography,
A Colored Woman in a White World, and Phyllis Wheatley: A Pageant.
Contains numerous material relating to the Coordinating Committee for
the Enforcement of the D.C. Anti-Discrimination Contains family papers
of R. R. Church, Mrs. Terrell's husband, District of Columbia
Municipal Court Judge Robert H. Terrell, and Phyllis Terrell. Also
includes seven diaries, copies of minutes (1935-36) of the Race
Relations Federation of Churches, and letters addressed to Olivia
Davidson Washington (Mrs. Booker T. Washington) concerning the
International Council of the Women of the Darker Races.
Gift, 1958.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.112; 4.72.148
NUCMC #: MS 62-3874


Author: Thomas Jefferson Genealogical
Title: Collection, 1948
Description: .5 linear ft. (28 items)
Notes: Correspondence among Pearl M. Graham, Lucy Coles Williams, and
Dorothy Porter in 1948 concerning Graham's project, which
involved tracing the ancestry of Afro-Americans who claimed to
be direct descendants of Thomas Jefferson and Sally Hemings,
and the acquisition of memorabilia donated by Williams;
together with articles about Afro-Americans believed to be
descendants of Jefferson, and a photograph of Mary Frances
Coles Kenny.
Subjects: Graham, Pearl M., correspondent.
Hemings, Sally.
Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826.
Kenny, Mary Frances Coles.
Porter, Dorothy Burnett, 1905-1995, correspondent.
Williams, Lucy Coles, correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.61
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A710


Author: Tibbs, LeRoy
Title: Collection, 1921-1949
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Nightclub pianist, of New York, N.Y. Scrapbooks of correspondence,
telegrams, programs, clippings memorabilia, and photos, documenting
Tibbs's nightclub career and the acting career of his wife, Marie
Young Tibbs.
Gift.
Subjects: Actors and actresses; Tibbs, Marie Young
Actors, actresses and acting; 20th century
Albeville, Ignatius White, marquis d'
Blacks; Cultural affairs; Music and musical affairs
Music and musical affairs; Blacks
New York, N.Y; Business, industry and trade; Night clubs
Night clubs; New York, N.Y.
Pianists; Tibbs, LeRoy
Piano and organ music; Playing
Tibbs, Marie Young
White, Ignatius, marquis d'Albeville, 1626?-1694
Young, Marie
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.113
NUCMC #: MS 83-1259


Author: Trenholm, H. (Harper) Councill, 1900-1963
Title: Papers, 1882-1964
Description: 34 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator; president of Alabama State College,
Montgomery, Ala. (1925-1962). Personal and family papers,
correspondence, writings, academic essays and coursework,
materials concerning organizations with which Trenholm was
affiliated, correspondence and other documents relating to
the National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools and
the American Teachers Association, transcriptions of reports
by Alabama superintendents of education (1871-1927), printed
materials relating to Alabama State College (earlier known
during Trenholm's tenure as State Normal School for Colored
Students, State Teachers College, and Alabama State College
for Negroes), financial papers, photographs, diaries and
appointment books, and memorabilia relating chiefly to
Trenholm's academic career and his involvement with numerous
educational organizations, particularly teacher-training
institutes. Includes documents concerning the career of
Trenholm's father, George W. Trenholm, as president of the
State Normal School for Colored Students, together with
materials documenting Trenholm's work with the Alabama State
Teachers Association, the American National Red Cross, the
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, the
Commission on Interracial Cooperation, the Elks, the Joint
Committee of the National Education Association and the American
Teachers Association, the Prince Hall Masons, the State Fair of
Alabama, and the YMCA of the USA.
Gifts of Portia L. Trenholm, 1963 and 1973.
Subjects: Afro-American college presidents -- Alabama -- Montgomery. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Alabama -- Montgomery. lcsh
Afro-American freemasons -- Alabama -- Montgomery. lcsh
Afro-American teachers -- Training of -- Alabama.
Afro-Americans -- Education (Higher) -- Alabama -- Montgomery.
Afro-Americans -- Professional education -- Alabama -- Montgomery.
Alabama State College.
Alabama State College for Negroes.
Alabama State Fair.
Alabama State Teachers Association.
American National Red Cross.
American Teachers Association.
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc.
Commission on Interracial Cooperation.
Improved, Benevolent, Protective Order of Elks of the World.
Joint Committee of the National Education Association and the
American Teachers Association.
National Association of Teachers in Colored Schools (U.S.)
Normal School for Colored Students (Montgomery, Ala.)
State Teachers College (Montgomery, Ala.)
Trenholm, George W. (George Washington), d. 1925.
YMCA of the USA.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A889


Author: Turner, Edward Walter, 1850-1927
Title: Papers, 1871-1926
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Educator, government official, of Washington, D.C. Correspondence,
programs, reports, resolutions, memorabilia, and other papers,
documenting Turner's association with the Masons and Howard
University; personal diaries, including accounts of expenditures
and description of the unveiling ceremonies of the Lincoln statue
at Lincoln Park in Washington, 1876; and newspaper clippings on
selected individuals, events, institutions, and places.
Gift.
Subjects: Blacks; Organizations and societies
Freemasons; Turner, Edward Walter
Freemasons (Fraternal organization); Blacks
Freemasons (Fraternal organization); Washington, D.C.
Howard University; Students; Turner, Edward Walter
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Statues
Lincoln, Abraham; Monuments and memorials; Washington, D.C.
Monuments and memorials; Lincoln, Abraham; Washington, D.C.
Parks; Washington, D.C.
Statues; Lincoln, Abraham
Teachers and teaching; Washington, D.C.
Washington, D.C; Education; Teachers and teaching
Washington, D.C; Natural resources; Parks
Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.114
NUCMC #: MS 83-1260


Author: Turner, Henry McNeal, 1931-1915
Title: Papers, 1835-1916
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Bishop of the African Methodist Episcopal Church. Chiefly
biographical material on Turner and family members, manuscripts,
documents, and correspondence related to his activities in the
A.M.E. Church and as Chaplain in the U.S. Army. Addresses,
petitions, announcements, programs, memorials, newspapers,
newspaper clippings, and photos. Card index in the library.
Gift of Charlotte Lankford, 1961.
Subjects: African Methodist Episcopal Church; Clergy; Turner, Henry McNeal
Blacks; Organizations and societies
Chaplains; Military; Turner, Henry McNeal
Freemasons (Fraternal organization); Blacks
Freemasons(Fraternal organization); Washington, D.C.
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Statues
Lincoln Park, Washington, D.C.
Methodist churches
Parks; Washington, D.C.
Teachers and teaching; Washington, D.C.
Turner, Edward Walter, 1850-1927
Turner family
Washington, D.C; Education; Teachers and teaching
Washington, D.C; Natural resources; Parks
Washington, D.C; Organizations and societies
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.115
NUCMC #: MS 62-4279


Author: Turner, Sara A.
Title: Collection, 1866-1901
Description: 1 linear ft. (2 v.)
Notes: Collector of black Americana. Scrapbooks containing poems, prayers,
religious anecdotes, articles, and newspaper clippings relating to
Afro-Americans, with numerous obituaries. Includes information about
the Bethel Literary and Historical Association of Washington, D.C.,
and the National Union Convention held at Philadelphia in 1866.
The repository also has photocopies and microfilm of the collection.
Subjects: Afro-Americans.
Bethel Literary and Historical Association of Washington, D.C.
National Union Convention (1866 : Philadelphia, Pa.)
Obituaries -- United States. lcsh
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.116
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A651


Author: Turner, Thomas W., 1877-1978
Title: Papers, 1894-1980
Description: 9.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American biologist, educator, and Catholic activist; professor,
Howard University (1913-1924) and Hampton Institute (1924-1945).
Personal papers; newspaper clippings and biographical materials;
correspondence; writings; documents relating to the Federated
Colored Catholics of the United States (FCC; later known as the
National Catholic Federation for the Promotion of Better Race
Relations), Hampton Institute, and Howard University; organizational
files; memorabilia; printed materials; and photographs relating to
Turner's academic and scientific careers, as well as his extensive
efforts on behalf of justice for Afro-Americans within the Catholic
Church. Correspondents include church officials Pietro Fumasoni-
Biondi, Michael Curley, and J. Cardinal Gibbons, and FCC officials
H.M. Smith, Eugene Clark, and George W. Conrad. Included are his
unpublished memoirs and History and Heritage of the Black Catholic.
Gifts of Thomas Wyatt Turner (1972, 1976) and Lois Broadus (1987).
Microscope removed to the repository's museum.
Subjects: Afro-American Catholics.
Afro-American college teachers -- Virginia -- Hampton. lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American scientists -- Virginia -- Hampton. lcsh
Afro-American scientists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Biologists -- Virginia -- Hampton. lcsh
Biologists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Clark, Eugene Augustine, b. 1883, correspondent.
Conrad, George Washington Bryant, 1867, correspondent.
Curley, Michael Joseph, 1879-1947, correspondent.
Federated Colored Catholics of the United States.
Fumasoni-Biondi, Pietro, 1872-1960, correspondent.
Gibbons, James, 1834-1921, correspondent.
Hampton Institute.
Howard University.
National Catholic Federation for the Promotion of Better Race
Relations (U.S.)
Smith, H. M., correspondent.
United States -- Race relations.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.152
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A947


Author: Tyson, James Guy, 1899-1970
Title: Papers, ca. 1907-1970
Description: 8 linear ft.
Notes: Lawyer, civic leader, and athlete, of Washington, D.C. Chiefly
photos, together with correspondence, scrapbooks, and memorabilia,
documenting Tyson's activities at Howard University, his military
service, legal career, membership in bar associations, service on
D.C. Alcoholic Beverage Control Board (1958-1970), work with
American Red Cross in New Guinea and Australia during World War II,
and particularly his participation in sports and athletic
achievements. Consists largely of photographs of sporting events.
Also contains material relating to the Pigskin Club.
Gift.
Subjects: Alcoholic Beverage Control Board; Tyson, James Guy, board member
American National Red Cross; Australia
American National Red Cross; New Guinea
American National Red Cross; Task Force; Tyson, James Guy, member
Athletics
Australia; American National Red Cross
Bar associations; Washington, D.C.
Brown v. Bar Association of District of Columbia
Commonwealth of Virginia v. George Crawford
Crawford, George
District of Columbia Bar Association
Football
Howard University; Law School
Howard University; Students; Tyson, James Guy
Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Law practice; Washington, D.C.
Lawyers; Tyson, James Guy
Liquor (Alcohol); Laws; Washington, D.C.
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
New Guinea; American National Red Cross
New Guinea; World War II
Photographs; Tyson, James Guy
Pigskin Club
Red Cross; American National Red Cross; World War II; Australia
Red Cross; American National Red Cross; World War II; New Guinea
Republican Party; Washington, D.C.
Sports
Sports; Societies, etc.; Pigskin Club
Swimming
Tuskegee Institute; History
Virginia; Commonwealth of Virginia v. George Crawford
War work; American National Red Cross
Washington, D.C; Government; Alcoholic Beverage Control Board
Washington, D.C; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers
World War (1914-1918); Service
World War II (1939-1945); Civilian war effort; Red Cross
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.117
NUCMC #: MS 83-1261

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Author: United States. Adjutant-General's Office.
Title: U.S. Colored Troops in the Civil War clothing account books
collection, 1861-1865

Description: 429 items
Notes: Ledgers containing the names of Afro-American soldiers enlisted
during the Civil War, with financial information about clothing
and equipment allotted to each. These account books which
detail the debits and credits of black soldiers, as well as the
name of enlistees, places of enlistment, ranks, signatures
(usually his mark, x), type of death, prisoner status, and
discharge record. Also includes Regimental Consolidated
Morning Reports, representing daily company statistics on the
number of enlisted men and officers on duty, sick, arrested
or otherwise confined, and the number of transfers and
reenlistments.
Subjects: Account books. lcsh
Afro-American soldiers -- Registers.
United States. Army -- Afro-American troops.
United States. Army -- Equipment. United States. Army -- Uniforms.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Participation,
Afro-American.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Equipment and
supplies.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.149
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A738


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Author: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Title: Collection, 1920-1950s (bulk 1940-1949)
Description: 2.5 linear ft.
Notes: American author, fine arts critic, photographer, bibliophile, and
philanthropist. Catalogs, programs, announcements, and
invitations documenting Afro-American participation in the visual
arts, dance, drama, music, and literature. Includes materials
relating to noted artists Richmond Barthâe, Romare Bearden,
Lois Mailou Jones, Jacob Lawrence, Horace Pippin, and Hale Woodruff;
dancers Josephine Baker, Janet Collins, Katherine Dunham, and
Moncion Francisco; the drama companies Washington Repertory Players,
American Negro Theatre, Rose McClendon Players, Krigwa Players,
Gilpin Players, Karamu House, Howard University Players, and Dillard
University Players Guild; musicians Louis Armstrong, Carol Brice,
Billie Holiday, and Dorothy Maynor; and the writer Langston Hughes.
Gift of Carl Van Vechten, 1946.
The Rose McClendon memorial collection of photographs of celebrated
Negroes, also donated by Carl Van Vechten, is in the repository's
Prints and Photographs Department.
Subjects: Afro-American artists.
Afro-American authors.
Afro-American dancers.
Afro-American musicians.
Afro-American photographers.
Afro-American theater.
Afro-American women artists.
Afro-Americans -- Music.
Afro-Americans in the performing arts.
American Negro Theatre.
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971.
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.
Barthâe, Richmond, 1901-1989.
Beardon, Romare, 1911-1988.
Brice, Carol, 1916-1985.
Collins, Janet.
Dillard University.
Dunham, Katherine.
Francisco, Moncion.
Gilpin Players.
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.
Howard University Players.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Jones, Lois Mailou.
Karamu House.
Krigwa Players.
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-
Maynor, Dorothy.
Photographers -- United States. lcsh
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946.
Players Guild.
Programs. aat
Rose McClendon Players.
Theatrical companies -- United States.
Washington Repertory Players.
Women dancers -- United States.
Woodruff, Hale, 1900-
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.150
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A702


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Author: Ware, Charles Pickard, 1840-1921
Title: Papers, ca. 1862-1907
Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Abolitionist and educator of Boston, MA; and civilian administrator
in the Union Army-occupied Sea Islands, South Carolina, the first
Confederate territory to be brought under Northern control.
Correspondence, plantation records, and documents relating to
Ware's work as a supervisor of freedmen on plantations at Port
Royal, South Carolina during the Civil War. Correspondents
include Edward S. Philbrick and Ware's sisters, Emma Ware and
Harriet Ware.
Gift of Caroline F. Ware, 1961.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Sea Islands.
Freedmen -- South Carolina -- Port Royal -- Government policy.
Philbrick, Edward Southwick, 1827-1889, correspondent.
Plantations -- South Carolina -- Port Royal. Port Royal (S.C.) --
History.
South Carolina -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Afro-Americans.
Ware, Emma Forbes, 1838-1898, correspondent.
Ware, Harriet, 1834-1920, correspondent.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.118
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A574



Author: Waring, Julius Waties, 1880-1968
Title: Papers, 1841-1964
Description: 33 linear ft.
Notes: Federal judge, of South Carolina, civil rights activist; wrote
several important civil rights decisions. Correspondence of
Waring and his second wife, Elizabeth Avery Waring, and writings,
legal case files, organizational material, photos, and 72
scrapbooks of clippings relating to Waring's rulings in civil
rights cases in South Carolina and his career as a federal
district judge, 1942-1952, and to civil rights activities of the
time; together with transcript of interview by Columbia
University's Oral History Office and other biographical material.
Gift.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Education; South Carolina
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Politics and suffrage
Avery, Elizabeth
Baldwin, James
Brown v. Baskin
Civil rights
Civil rights; 20th century
Civil rights workers; Waring, Elizabeth (Avery)
Civil rights workers; Waring, Julius Waties
Clarendon, South Carolina
Communism
Elmore v. Rice
Equal pay for equal work
Hate mail
Judges; 20th century; South Carolina
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Ku Klux Klan
Lawyers; Waring, Julius Waties
Mays, Benjamin
Naturalization
Oral histories; Waring, Julius Waties
Rowan, Carl T.
Segregation
South Carolina; Civil rights
South Carolina; Legal affairs; Lawyers' and judges' papers;
19th and 20th centuries
Suffrage
United States District Court; South Carolina (eastern district);
Waring, Julius Waties, judge
Waring, Elizabeth Avery (b. Elizabeth Avery)
Wrighten, John H.
Wrighten v. Board of Trustees of South Carolina
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.119
NUCMC #: MS 83-1263


Author: Waring, Walter E., 1896-197?
Title: Papers, 1870-1973
Description: 2 linear ft.
Notes: Educator. The bulk of the papers includes correspondence and
writings documenting Waring's academic and professional careers
as well as his writings and personal interests. He devoted his
life to education and taught in the Philadelphia Public School
District and at Lincoln University in Pennsylvania. Family
papers represent Waring's wife, the renowned portraitist Laura
Wheeler Waring as well as Waring's father, Everett J. Waring,
the first African-American lawyer in Baltimore, Maryland.
Gift of Nora Waring, 1978.
Subjects: Lincoln University, Pennsylvania
Waring, Everett J., 1859-192?
Waring, Laura Wheeler, 1887-1948
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)


Author: Washington, Booker Taliaferro, 1856-1915
Title: Collection, 1885-1914
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American educator, social reformer, and president of Tuskegee
Institute, Alabama. Letters written by Washington; together with
three ms. articles about Washington written by Ruth Rugby.
Correspondents include George Washington Cable, Louis C. Cramton,
and Judson Lyons.
Subjects: Afro-American college presidents -- Alabama -- Tuskegee. lcsh
Cable, George Washington, 1844-1925, correspondent.
Cramton, Louis C. (Louis Convers), b. 1875, correspondent.
Lyons, Judson Whitlocke, 1860-1924, correspondent.
Rugby, Ruth.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)

NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.120
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A711


Author: Washington Conservatory of Music, Washington, D.C.
Title: Records, 1887-1966
Description: 26 linear ft.
Notes: Founded 1903 by Harriet Gibbs Marshall (1869-1941) and black
musicians; closed 1960. Correspondence; organizational and
administrative records; student, teacher, veteran, and
financial records; sheet music, periodicals, programs,
clippings, scrapbooks, and photos; biographical information
on black musicians; papers of persons associated with the
conservatory; and other records. Includes extensive
correspondence with prominent black musicians, intellectuals,
and public figures, in the early years of the school;
correspondence of Harriet Gibbs Marshall relating to her book,
The Story of Haiti (1930), and other information on Haiti;
biographical information on Marshall; correspondence (in French
and English) of Napoleon B. Marshall (d. 1933), U.S. Army officer,
relating to his academic activities and military tenure in Haiti;
and records of National Negro Music Centre, founded by Marshall in
1937, and National Association of Negro Musicians. Other persons
represented include Victoria Josephine Muse (d. 1960). Gift of
Geneva Turner, president of board of trustees, 1960 and 1967.
Also includes Conservatory correspondence, financial papers, legal
files, school proceedings, teacher reports, student records,
notebooks, scrapbooks, artifacts, programs, photographs, and printed
material.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.121
NUCMC #: MS 83-1264


Author: Waters, Enoch P., 1909-1987
Title: Papers, 1924-1988
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American journalist, foreign correspondent, and editor;
d. 1987. Personal papers, correspondence, writings,
printed materials, photographs, and memorabilia. Includes
news articles and reports written for the Associated Negro
Press concerning African independence movements in the early
1960's, press releases for the Equal Employment Opportunity
Commission in 1968, and materials prepared between 1965 and
1968 when Waters served as United Nations foreign correspondent
in Africa for the Continental Press Service.
Gift of George D. Monroe, 1993.
Subjects: Africa -- Politics and government -- 1960-
Afro-American journalists. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Employment.
Afro-Americans in the newspaper industry.
Anti-imperialist movements -- Africa.
Associated Negro Press.
Continental Press.
Foreign correspondents -- Africa. lcsh
Newspaper editors. lcsh
United States. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A846


Author: West, Charles, 1868-1935
Title: Papers, ca. 1880-ca. 1920
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American physician and professor of anatomy at Howard
University. Personal papers, printed materials, newsclippings,
and a photograph album in two sections. The first part relates
to West's travels around the world with the U.S. Navy (1887-1891),
and includes photographs of his ship, the Enterprise, along with
historic landmarks. The second section documents the early history
of the Freedmen's Hospital in Washington, D.C. and the Howard
University Medical School, and includes photographs of students
attending anatomy classes and faculty members.
Gift of Marea Ogle, 1973, 1975.
Subjects: Afro-American college students -- Washington (D.C.) -- Photographs.
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American college teachers -- Washington (D.C.) -- Photographs.
Afro-American physicians -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Afro-American sailors. lcsh
Anatomists -- Washington (D.C.) lcsh
Anatomy -- Study and teaching -- Washington (D.C.)
Freedmen's Hospital (Washington, D.C.)
Howard University. Medical College.
Medical colleges -- Washington (D.C.) -- Faculty.
Medical students -- Washington (D.C.) -- Photographs.
Navy -- Afro-Americans. Enterprise (Ship : 1874-1909)
Photograph albums. lcsh
Photographs. lcsh
Voyages and travels. United States.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.122
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A575


Author: Whipper, Leigh R., 1877-1975
Title: Papers, 1852-1965
Description: 3.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American actor, playwright, and founder of Negro Actors Guild.
Personal and family papers, correspondence, printed material,
biographical information, photographs, and programs relating
chiefly to Afro-American entertainers; together with legal
documents belonging to Whipper's father, William J. Whipper.
Includes material about the Negro Actors Guild of America and
the Screen Actors Guild.
Gift of Leigh R. Whipper, 1952-1953.
Subjects: Afro-American actors. lcsh
Afro-American dramatists. lcsh
Afro-American entertainers.
Afro-American motion pictures actors and actresses.
Negro Actors Guild of America.
Screen Actors Guild.
Trade-unions -- Actors -- United States.
Trade-unions -- Afro-American membership.
Whipper, William J., 1852-1906.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.123
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A581


Author: White, Jacob C.
Title: Collection, 1857-1914
Description: 2 linear ft.
Notes: Educator and Negro leader. Correspondence and memorabilia.
Comprised mostly of correspondence relating to political
and social issues in Philadelphia. Also includes material
about the Robert Vaux School. Correspondents include Jonathan
C. Gibbs, Richard T. Greener, Chester T. Morris, William
Nesbit, and George B. Vashon. Card index in the library.
Gift, 1958.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.124
NUCMC #: MS 62-4278


Author: Williams, Daniel Hale, 1856-1931
Title: Collection, 1803-1970
Description: 11.5 linear ft.
Notes: Photocopies of originals in: National Archives and Records Service,
Washington, D.C. Surgeon; founder of Provident Hospital, Chicago,
Ill.; first surgeon to successfully perform heart surgery. Papers
of and about Williams collected by Helen Buckler in preparation of
the biography, Doctor Dan: Pioneer in American Surgery (1954),
revised as Daniel Hale Williams: Negro Surgeon (1968); together
with Buckler's correspondence relating to the book, research notes,
and drafts. Collected papers include copies of Williams's
correspondence, transcripts of congressional testimony regarding his
tenure as chief surgeon at Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C.,
clippings, and photos. Research notes include genealogical material
relating to the Williams-Price Family. Also contains copies of
correspondence of Williams, Alice D. Johnson, Booker T. Washington,
and Emmett J. Scott.
Gift of Mrs. Buckler, ca. 1954.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Physicians
Blacks; Medical affairs; Hospitals; Physicians
Bontemps, Arna
Buckler, Helen
Chicago, Ill.; Medical affairs; Facilities; Hospitals
Cobb, W. Montague
Daniel Hale Williams: Negro Surgeon
Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt
Freedmen's Hospital, Washington, D.C.
Genealogy; Williams family
Heart; Surgery
Hospitals; Illinois
Hospitals; Washington, D.C.
Kenney, John A.
Physicians; Afro-Americans
Physicians; Williams, Daniel Hale
Provident Hospital, Chicago, III
Roberts, Carl Glennis
Scott, Emmett
Surgeons
Surgery; Heart
United States; Congress; Investigations
Washington, Booker Taliaferro
Washington, D.C.; Hospitals; Freedmen's Hospital
Washington, D.C; Medical affairs; Hospitals
Williams, Alice Darling Johnson
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.125
NUCMC #: MS 83-1265


Author: Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950
Title: Papers, 1922-1941
Description: .5 linear ft.
Notes: Educator, historian, and founder of the Association for the Study
of Negro Life and History. Chiefly correspondence between Woodson
and his sister, Bessie W. Yancey, and with business correspondents,
concerning the purchase and upkeep of a house in Huntington, W. Va.;
together with statements, clippings, and other papers, relating
to black life and history.
Gift.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); History
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Societies, etc.
Association for the Study of Negro Life and History
Blacks; History
Historians; Papers; 20th century
History; Societies; Association for the Study of Negro Life and
History
Howard University; Faculty; Woodson, Carter G.
Huntington, W. Va.
West Virginia; Family and personal papers
Woodson, Bessie
Woodson family
Yancey, Bessie Woodson, b. 1882 (b. Bessie Woodson)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.126
NUCMC #: MS 83-1266


Author: Works Progress Administration
Title: Collection, 1934-1951
Description: 8 linear ft.
Notes: Chiefly transcripts (typewritten). Records from the office of
Alfred Edgar Smith, Jr. (b. 1903), administrative assistant
and race relations officer, 1934-1943, relating chiefly to
the status and participation of blacks in the WPA; and other
correspondence and writings of Smith. Bulk of the collection
consists of letters to WPA administrators including Smith and
Harry L. Hopkins, and to President and Mrs. Roosevelt. Other
material includes WPA press releases, annual and monthly reports,
other statistical data, writings by Smith on blacks and relief,
unemployment, and other topics, and letters to Smith while a
correspondent and columnist for the Chicago Defender.
Also contains correspondence to Charlie Cherokee, Alfred
Smith's pseudonym for his columns in the Chicago Defender.
Gift of Mr. Smith, 1960.
Subjects: 'Adventures in Race Relations'
Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of
black African ancestry); Employment
Blacks; Charitable and social work; Public welfare
Blacks; Employment and unemployment
Blacks; Mass communication; Newspapers and journalism
Blacks; New Deal period
Chicago Defender, Ill. (Newspaper)
Defender, Chicago, Ill. (Newspaper)
'Grapevine'
Hopkins, Harry, 1890-1946 (b. Harry Lloyd Hopkins)
Journalism; Blacks
Negro Press Digest
New Deal; Blacks
Newspapers; Illinois
Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Adventures in Race Relations'
Newspapers; Sections, columns, etc.; 'Grapevine'
Public welfare; Blacks
Race relations; 20th century; 1930s and after
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962 (b. Anna Eleanor Roosevelt);
Letters to
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945; Letters to
Smith, Alfred Edgar, b. 1903
Unemployed and unemployment; Blacks
Unemployment; Work Projects Administration
United States; Work Projects Administration; Blacks
Work Projects Administration; Records
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.127
NUCMC #: MS 83-1262


Author: Wright, James Cornelius, ?1936
Title: Papers, 1899-1936
Description: 2.5 linear ft.
Notes: Teacher, of Washington, D.C. Papers relating to educational and
civic projects undertaken by Wright during his 37-year teaching
career, including a great deal of material he collected documenting
the history of black schools (particularly high schools) in
Washington. Includes correspondence from school administrators
Garnet C. Wilkerson and Roscoe C. Bruce. Also includes drafts and
published articles by Wright on history of Dunbar High School;
typescript compilation (134 p.) of information on Dunbar graduates,
1918-1927; other statistical lists on the school and its graduates;
commencement programs and year-books of Dunbar, Armstrong Manual
Training School, and Cardoza High School; 2 pamphlets on the history
of Washington's black schools (1901, 1917); and articles about Wright
and his activities.
Gift of Mary G. Hundley, 1963.
Subjects: Armstrong Manual Training School, Washington, D.C.
Blacks; Education; Schools; Washington
Cardoza High School, Washington, D.C.
Dunbar High School, Washington, D.C.; History
Education; Washington, D.C.
Educators; Wright, James C.
High schools; Washington, D.C.
Industry; Education; Washington, D.C.
Joiner, William A.
Teachers and teaching; Washington, D.C.
Terrell, Mary Church
Washington, D.C; Civic and community affairs
Washington, D.C.; Education; Blacks
Washington, D.C.; Education; History
Washington, D.C.; Education; Teachers and teaching
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Armstrong Manual Training School
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Cardozo High School
Washington, D.C.; Public schools; Dunbar High School
Wright, James C.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.130
NUCMC #: MS 83-1267


Author: Wright, Louis T. (Tompkins), 1895-1952
Title: Papers, 1878-1952
Description: 10 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American physician, director of surgery at Harlem Hospital,
and chairman of the board of the National Association for the
Advancement of Colored People. Family and personal papers,
reprints of published medical articles by Wright and other
Afro-American physicians, texts of speeches and addresses,
book reviews, and printed material concerning Afro-American
physicians and Afro-American medical organizations.
Gift of Corinne Wright, 1955.
Subjects: Afro-American physicians.
Afro-American physicians -- New York (State) -- New York. lcsh
Blacks in medicine -- United States.
Medicine -- United States -- Societies, etc.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.128
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A725

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Author: Young, Ralph J. (Jonathan), 1893-1968
Title: Papers, 1902-1970s
Description: 6 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American physician and civil rights leader, of Baltimore, Md.
Personal and family papers, correspondence, biographical materials,
awards and certificates, writings, and photographs relating to
Young's medical and civic work on behalf of Afro-Americans in
the East Baltimore community. Includes materials relating to
segregation in medicine, education, and recreation.
Gift of Lois Young, 1975.
Subjects: Afro-American civil rights workers -- Maryland -- Baltimore. lcsh
Afro-American physicians -- Maryland -- Baltimore. lcsh
Afro-Americans -- Civil rights -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Afro-Americans -- Education -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Afro-Americans -- Medical care -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Afro-Americans -- Recreation -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Afro-Americans -- Segregation -- Maryland -- Baltimore.
Baltimore (Md.) -- Race relations.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
(Washington, D.C.)
NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.129
NUCMC #: DCLV96-A576

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