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Camilla Williams papers addendum

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 389-1
Scope and Contents The addendum to the Camilla Williams papers is comprised of 17.7 linear feet correspondence, photographs, albums, scrapbooks, news clippings, programs, press releases, publications, memorabilia, and greeting cards pertaining to Williams' personal and professional activities. The papers document the career of Camilla Williams, acclaimed operatic singer and concert artist, in the United States and abroad. The bulk of the collection focuses on her career as an opera singer and classical music...
Dates: Created: 1897-1979; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1989

Edward Franklin Williams papers

Identifier: 391
Scope and Contents The papers of the Rev. Edward Franklin Williams consist mainly of correspondence, dating from 1841-1918. There are also accounts; a fragmentary diary; news clippings and scrapbooks; documents; a few by-laws, minutes, resolutions, and lists of organizations to which Williams belonged; announcements, invitations, programs, and calling cards; a few poems and photographs (none of Williams or his wife); lecture notes and writings such as articles, essays, speeches, and the column entitled...
Dates: Created: 1838-1918; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1969

Slave bill of sale for Elias Williams

Identifier: 2510
Content Description This slave bill of sale is dated December 18, 1846, and concerns the sale of a slave, a blacksmith named Elias Williams, for $1200. James T. Blakeney is acting under power of attorney for Hope H. Slatter to transact the sale of Williams to another party named Botner. Throughout 1847, James T. Blakeney is listed as an agent for Hope H. Slatter for the sale of slaves advertised in The Daily Picayune of New Orleans. Slatter was a prominent slave trader based in Baltimore who frequently sold...
Dates: Other: 1846

Williams et al. v New Orleans Steamship Association records

Identifier: 393
Content Description

The Williams et al. v New Orleans Steamship Association records collection consists of correspondence and legal documents of an equal employment opportunity case brought by George James Williams and others against the New Orleans Steamship Association.

Dates: Other: 1968-1985

Fannie C. Williams papers

Identifier: 392
Scope and Contents The papers of Fannie C. Williams encompass 1.8 linear feet and reflect her career and life commitment to African American education and work with young people in New Orleans, most notably between 1908 and 1954, when she served as a teacher and principal in the New Orleans public school system. Overall, the collection is a valuable resource for the topics of African American education, the Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) in New Orleans, as well as youth and community development....
Dates: Created: 1882-1980; Other: Date acquired: 02/01/1972

James E. Williams papers

Identifier: 602
Content Description James E. Williams was a jazz pianist and music educator. He was born in 1951 in Memphis, Tennessee. He attended Memphis State University before moving to Boston to teach at the Berklee School of Music (1972-1977) and, later, William Paterson University in New Jersey. While teaching at Berklee, Williams performed with musicians Joe Henderson and Woody Shaw, among others. Williams performed with Art Blakey's Jazz Messengers from 1977 to 1981. Williams moved to New York City in 1984, where he...
Dates: Other: 1972-2001

Vernon J. Williams papers

Identifier: 623
Content Description Dr. Vernon J. Williams received a Ph.D in American civilization from Brown University and teaches history at Purdue University. He has written several books and has served as editor of the New England Journal of Black Studies. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper articles and several publications written by Williams. The 2008 addendum to his papers contains correspondence, writings by Williams and materials documenting his teaching. The 2014...
Dates: Other: 1979-2014

Juanita V. Williamson collection

 Collection — Container: 1 folder
Identifier: 2132

This collection documents the life and career of educator and linguist Juanita V. Williamson.

Dates: Created: 1985-1988; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/1985

Mildred Quave Wilson collection

Identifier: 626
Content Description

Mildred Quave Wilson graduated from Straight High School in New Orleans, Louisiana, in 1931. She served as class secretary. This collection contains her copy of the school's 1931 yearbook, The Crimson Tide; and three black and white photographs of unidentified African American men and women that accompany the yearbook. The photographs are likely of Wilson and classmates.

Dates: Other: 1931

Warren Barrios Wilson papers

Identifier: 594
Scope and Contents The papers document the life of Warren Barrios Wilson, attorney and former CEO of Thomas Bros. Maps in Oakland, California.  The papers encompass 3.0 linear feet of personal papers, items from his legal career, as well as collected items from Thomas Bros. Maps and the Thomas Bros. Maps Educational Foundation. The personal papers include writings, journals, correspondence, photographs, audiovisual materials, and collected news clippings. Of particular note, the portraits and...
Dates: Created: 1965-2002; Other: Date acquired: 03/01/2002

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American Committee on Africa 5
Flint-Goodridge Hospital (New Orleans, La.) 5
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 5
Louisiana Education Association 5
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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.) 5
Tougaloo College 5
Tuskegee Institute 5
United Nations 5
Africa Fund (New York, N.Y.) 4
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American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions 4
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Ballard Normal School (Macon, Ga.) 4
Beecher Memorial United Church of Christ 4
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Dent, Jessie Covington (Ernestine Jessie), 1904-2001 4
Evers, Medgar Wiley, 1925-1963 4
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Jack and Jill of America, Inc. 4
Links, Inc. 4
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Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976 4
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Woodruff, Hale (Hale Aspacio), 1900-1980 4
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Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity 3
Atlanta University 3
Avery Normal Institute 3
Barthé, Richmond, 1901-1989 3
Board of Home Missions of the United Church of Christ 3
Brice, Carol, 1916-1985 3
Cassimere, Raphael, Jr., Dr., 1942- 3
Catlett, Elizabeth, 1915-2012 3
Chase, Leah, 1923-2019 3
Congregational Education Society 3
Convention of the South (U.C.C.) 3
Cullen, Countée, 1903-1946 3
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 3
Dent, Albert W., Dr. (Albert Walter), 1904-1984 3
Douglass, Frederick, 1818-1895 3
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958 3
Hart, Willie Lee 3
Himes, Chester B. (Chester Bomar), 1909-1984 3
Home Boards of the Congregational Churches 3
Howard University 3
Huston-Tillotson College 3
Marsalis, Ellis, Jr. (Ellis Louis), 1934-2020 3
National Association of Human Rights Workers 3
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity 3
O’Neal, John, 1940-2019 3
Perry, Lillian Dunn, 1914-2002 3
Pincus, Edward, 1938-2013 3
Pitts, Raymond J. (Raymond Jackson), 1911-2004 3
Robinson, James H. (James Herman), 1907-1972 3
Save Our Schools 3
Tilley, John Lee, 1898-1971 3
Urban League of Greater New Orleans 3
Warfield, William, 1920-2002 3
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Alexander, Raymond Pace, 1898-1974 2
American Colonization Society 2
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B'nai B'rith. Anti-defamation League 2
Barthelemy, Sidney 2
Battiste, Harold R. Jr. (Harold Raymond), 1931-2015 2
Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks 2
Bennett College (Greensboro, N.C.) 2
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Berry, Arthur R., 1923- 2
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955 2
Bharucha-Reid, Albert Turner, 1927-1985 2
Bond, Julian, 1940-2015 2
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