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Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Afro-American Studies and Research Program at the University of Illinois records

Identifier: 6
Content Description The records consist of publications of the department, grant applications, resumes, course outlines, program activities, and proceedings of the National Council for Black Studies as well as a bound program for the 6th annual National Conference. Serial publications include Afro Scholar Newsletter and Afro Notes. Leaflets and broadsides are also included. Some items are announcements for the Illinois Council for Black Studies. Noted individuals in the collection include photographer Roy Lewis...
Dates: Other: 1980-1984

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

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

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

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

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

John Daniel Cotman Jr. papers

Identifier: 604
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

Arnold de Mille papers

Identifier: 600
Scope and Contents Photo journalist Arnold de Mille (1908-1996) spent his career capturing the African American experience for the better part of the twentieth century, as well as recording the African experience during a time of volatility and upheaval. His papers and photographs span this storied career with a significant amount of these materials dedicated to beauty culture, the Civil Rights Movement, and his work for the United Nations. Included are issues from the short-lived ...
Dates: Created: 1942-1996; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1970; Other: Date acquired: 04/01/2000

Rivers Frederick papers

Identifier: 156
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Rivers Frederick consist of circa 250 items of correspondence and approximately 125 items of non-correspondence. The non-correspondence occupies about eighty-five percent of the shelf space allotted to this collection. Non-correspondence in these papers includes speeches and writings by Frederick; writings by others about Frederick; other collected writings; lists; programs and menus; diplomas and certificates; photographs; newspaper clippings; collected...
Dates: Created: 1893-1961; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1976