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H. Paul Beam-Douglass collection

Identifier: 037
Content Description Letterbooks, 1907-1908; correspondence, 1906-1918; writings, notes, speeches, reports, programs, photographs, teaching materials, collected materials, and American Missionary Association publications. The items were generated during the period that Harlan Paul Douglass was executive secretary of the A.M.A.This collection supplements the A.M.A. archives and the H. Paul Douglass papers. Photographs and a scrapbook on rural life document the work of the A.M.A. missionaries and...
Dates: Other: 1906-1918

Augustus Field Beard papers

Identifier: 038
Content Description Predominantly correspondence (1923-1935), also one speech (Dec. 10, 1930), a short memoir (undated), and a few clippings (1929-1931). With three exceptions all outgoing letters (156) are addressed to Frederick Leslie and Ruth Brownlee. The Rev. Brownlee (1883-1962) was Dr. Beard's sucessor as Corresponding Secretary of the American Missionary Association and Mrs. Brownlee, a distant cousin. There are eight incoming letters. Among the subjects discussed are the publication program...
Dates: Other: 1873-1935

Derrick Joshua Beard collection

Identifier: 488
Content Description This collection contains news clippings, programs, brochures, and slides regarding Derrick Joshua Beard's private collection devoted to African American decorative arts and exhibitions of his collection under the title Sankofa Exhibition: African American Traditions in Decorative Arts. Also present is an article by Beard on the Muslim presence in the United States; articles on Omar bin Said, a West African Muslim enslaved in North Carolina; a photocopy of a manuscript in Arabic written by...
Dates: Other: 1870-2010

Nivelle Beaubien scrapbook

Identifier: 039
Content Description

Correspondence, photographs, clippings, and awards of the first African American banking official of the State of Rhode Island and founder of the Bank of Finance of Los Angeles.

Dates: Other: 1962-1965

Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ records

Identifier: 487
Content Description The records of Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ consist mainly of minutes, annual reports and financial papers. The first minute book 1904 -1909 is available. The later books consist of the Board of Trustee Minutes 1935-1942, 1951-1954 and the Church Council Minutes 1977-1980. The main bulk of correspondence documents race relations, desegregation issues and church activities 1958 to 1968. Notable is the correspondence and working papers for the Interdenominational Ministerial...
Dates: Other: 1904-2000

Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ records addendum

Identifier: 487-1
Content Description

This deposit includes agendas for the Beecher Memorial Church Council in 1996 and a copy of the Beecher charter from 1905. Other materials include audio recordings of 1989 sermons by Barry E. Brandon and a 1993 sermon by Elder McFarland.

Dates: Other: 1962-2001

Adam Beittel oral history interview

Identifier: 2208
Content Description

Recording of an interview conducted by Clifton H. Johnson with Adam Beittel, former president of Talladega College and Tougaloo College. Beittel began Tougaloo's noted exchange program with Brown University and supported student activism during the Civil Rights Movement.

Dates: Other: 1987

Luther G. Bellinger papers

Identifier: 040
Scope and Contents The Luther G. Bellinger papers document the work of African American mathematics educator and businessman Luther Garic Bellinger. The collection spans 1947-1980 and includes biographical materials, materials from Bellinger's college years at Johnson C. Smith University, correspondence related to Bellinger's educational career in South Bend, Indiana, in the 1960s, news clippings and publications featuring Bellinger, teaching materials, and mathematics articles Bellinger wrote. The collection...
Dates: Created: 1947-1980; Other: Date acquired: 05/19/1980

Robert Avon Bennett papers

Identifier: 042
Content Description The Robert Avon Bennett papers consists of correspondence, new clippings, church bulletins, speeches, sermons, and other printed items generated by Bennett in the course of his training as a minister in the Episcopal Church and in his practice of the profession. Items include notebooks for courses, programs, school catalogs, especially for the Episcopal Theological School where Bennett was appointed to the faculty as a graduate fellow, and other printed items. Foreign and domestic...
Dates: Other: 1955-1986

Annabelle Bernard papers

Identifier: 622
Scope and Contents This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services award MH-245560-OMS-20. Content Description Annabelle Bernard’s papers reflect more than forty years of her extensive career as an internationally renowned opera singer. Her papers consist of news clippings; correspondence; programs in English, German and Italian; photographs; and critical reviews documenting Bernard’s career. Also included are two...
Dates: Other: 1956-2001, undated

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Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Christ 3
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Cullen, Countée, 1903-1946 3
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 3
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Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 3
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Home Boards of the Congregational Churches 3
Howard University 3
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National Association of Human Rights Workers 3
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Save Our Schools 3
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Urban League of Greater New Orleans 3
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B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
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Berry, Arthur R., 1923- 2
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 2
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