Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 38 Collections and/or Records:
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
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
Content Description The collection contains photographs that were gathered for use in the monthly magazine American Missionary, published by the American Missionary Association. Photographers include W. Knighton Bloom, Laura Kincheloe, and Frank Moore. These photographs document various ethnic groups and communities, both urban and rural in various sections of the United States. Also included are numerous photographs related to Ellis Island in the 1920s.Photographs taken and collected by W. Knighton...
Dates: Other: 1922-1934
Scope and Contents The papers of Richmond Barthe, Harlem Renaissance sculptor, consist of correspondence, contact books, programs, brochures, news and magazine clippings, notes, lists, financial information, poetry, letters, passports, publications, resumes, advertisements, and photographs. The papers have been arranged in three general groups of correspondence, other materials, and photographs. The correspondence has been arranged into nine divisions alphabetically according to topic and...
Dates: Created: 1901-1989; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1987
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
Collection — 14 items
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
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
Content Description This collection consists mainly of photographs related to the live of judge and law professor James A. Cobb. The earliest, though undated, photographs appear to be of faculty at a university, perhaps that of Howard University in Washington, D.C. Included is a mounted photograph of a group of men posed in front of a building, a mounted photograph of a group of women before the same building, and one of the two groups dining together outside. Two photographs of Judge Cobb include a portrait in...
Dates: Other: 1923-1957
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of his Cambridge High and Latin School yearbook from 1939, publications on various studies he conducted in the field of chemistry, photographs, and family genealogical data.
Dates: Created: 1939-2002; Other: Majority of material found in 1954-1979; Other: Date acquired: 05/09/2002
Collection — Drawing of Cullen
Scope and Contents The papers of poet and playwright Countee Cullen document his personal and professional lives, as well as his relations with leading writers and artists of the Harlem Renaissance era. Among the papers, which measure 11.9 linear feet, are correspondence; accounts, records, documents, legal papers, and certificates; a fragmentary diary (1928); teaching plan books and other teaching records; writings, including, articles, a book review, letters to editors, juvenile novels, plays, poems, a...
Dates: Created: 1900-1947; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1970