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Found in 37 Collections and/or Records:

Harold Egbert Allan papers

Identifier: 008
Scope and Contents The papers of the noted Jamaican political leader, businessperson, and teacher Sir Harold Egbert Allan are comprised of items that document his political career and the family business, the Capitol Theatre. They include correspondence (letters, cards, and telegrams), biographical data and obituaries, speeches, clippings, photographs, programs, and scrapbooks. Letters, speeches and clippings related to Lady Edris Allan are also present.Correspondence is arranged chronologically...
Dates: Created: 1923-1974; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1975

American Home Missionary Society records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 014
Scope and Contents The records of the American Home Missionary Society contain correspondence, both incoming and outgoing, and printed matter. The collection documents the financial and administrative aspects of the Society, as well as the personal activities of and issues faced by its missionaries. Immigrant and frontier communities are also detailed within the letters and reports by missionaries.The strength of the American Home Missionary Society records is contained within the incoming and...
Dates: Created: 1816-1907; Other: Majority of material found in 1826-1894; Other: Date acquired: 07/21/1969

American Missionary Association archives

Identifier: 001
Scope and Contents This collection is a valuable resource for the study of the abolitionist movement. It includes approximately 350,000 manuscript pieces. The mass of these was written during the period from 1839 to 1882, but several thousand are dated before and after that time. The manuscripts include some of the treasurers’ papers and minutes of Executive Committee meetings, as well as other items such as sermons, statistical reports, drawings, photographs, and essays; however, letters make up the large...
Dates: Created: 1828-1969; Other: Majority of material found in 1839-1882; Other: Date acquired: 08/22/1968

Arthur Berry papers

Identifier: 551
Scope and Contents The papers document the personal and professional life of Arthur Berry, artist and educator.  Included is correspondence, an essay on Aaron Douglas by Arthur Berry, his curriculum vitae, photographs of Berry and his artwork, and newspaper articles regarding his career.  Notable correspondents include artists John T. Scott and John Rhoden.  Materials reflect professional relationships at Fisk University, the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Florida A&M University, Alabama...
Dates: Created: 1957-1993; Other: Date acquired: 01/27/1998

Mary McLeod Bethune papers

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: 046
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of outgoing and incoming correspondence.  Primary correspondents include John Hope, Frank S. Horne, Mary W. Ovington, William Pickens, the Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Sr., John J. Tigert, Walter White, Roy Wilkins, and Plummer Bernard Young. The correspondence is chiefly invitations to speak and letters of congratulations to Bethune after being named the recipient of the 21st Joel E. Spingarn Medal. This includes a congratulatory telegram from Herbert Hoover,...
Dates: Created: 1923-1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1936; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1969

Albert Turner Bharucha-Reid papers

 Collection — 25 Volumes
Identifier: 047
Scope and Contents The papers document the professional life of African American mathematician and researcher Albert Turner Bharucha-Reid and include correspondence, writings, research materials, and documentation on his involvement in professional conferences and organizations, as well as his work as a university professor spanning from the early 1950's to 1985. The papers contain general correspondence with mathematicians around the world and correspondence related to his role as editor and associate editor...
Dates: Created: 1950-1985; Other: Majority of material found in 1970-1985; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/1985

Jinx Coleman Broussard papers

Identifier: 664
Content Description The collection consists of administrative files for the public relations function for the Mayor of New Orleans including press releases, files for city projects and events, correspondence, planning materials, appointment books, notes and news clippings. Campaign press releases, audiotapes, correspondence, and ephemera from the Clinton/Gore 1992 campaign in Louisiana. Lastly, administrative files for the New Orleans Chapter of Jack and Jill of America, Inc., including minutes, press releases,...
Dates: Other: 1986-2001

Anne Wiggins Brown papers

 Collection — 14 items
Identifier: 057
Scope and Contents The papers of Anne Wiggins Brown document her career as a singer, producer and stage director which spanned five decades. Brown was the original "Bess" in George Gershwin's Porgy and Bess. The papers include personal and professional correspondence, photographs, financial records, musical scores, playbills, posters and other collected publications. A large majority of the collection is newspaper clippings. The correspondence dates from 1935 until 1998. The earliest correspondence...
Dates: Created: 1935-2002; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1991

Catholic Council on Human Relations records

Identifier: 077
Scope and Contents This collection includes a variety of materials regarding the Catholic Council on Human Relations (CCHR) and their work to desegregate New Orleans parochial schools. The collection includes correspondence by and to C. Ellic Henican, Charles Plauche, Henry Bezou, and Henry Cabirac. The collection includes the organization's foundational documents, collected publications, and financial materials. Much of the collection consists of correspondence between CCHR staff and directors,...
Dates: Created: 1955-1969; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1972

Elizabeth Catlett papers

Identifier: 078
Scope and Contents The papers of Elizabeth Catlett, sculptor, graphic artist, teacher, and political activist, consist of correspondence, audiotape cassettes, biographical data, news clippings, notes, photographs, exhibition catalogs, posters, writings, and a reel-to-reel film. The papers have been arranged into three general groups: correspondence, non-correspondence and oversized items, and is arranged alphabetically according to topic and chronologically within each file unit. Non-correspondence includes...
Dates: Created: 1959-1984; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1984