Found 44 collections related to African Americans -- Religion

St. Mark's United Methodist Church (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 361
.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
The St. Mark's United Methodist Church Collection consist principally of printed matter consisting of anniversary journals and programs. The collection focuses on the years when Reverend John Hicks was pastor, and contains church programs, and... more
Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 671
.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
The Abyssinian Baptist Church Oral History Project consists of transcripts of interviews with ten African-American women -- all Abyssinian members -- about their recollections of Abyssinian Baptist Church as well as their Southern roots, their... more
Hedgeman, Anna Arnold, 1899-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 123
7 linear feet (13 archival boxes, 2 record cartons)
The Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers document the second half of Hedgeman's career in governmental, religious, civil rights, and educational organizations from the 1950s through the early 1980s.
B'nai Adath Kol Beth Yisroel (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 577
1 folder
B'nai Adath Kol Beth Yisroel, a black Hebrew congregation, was incorporated in New York City in 1954 under the leadership of Rabbi Yirmeyahu Ben Daniel Yisrael (formerly Rabbi Julius Wilkins), and maintains its synagogue in Brooklyn, New York. The... more
Black Theology Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 286
6 linear feet
The records include files of the Board of Directors, 1980-84 (lists of board members, agendas, minutes, memoranda); administrative and programmatic files of former executive directors, Howard Dodson, Jualynne Dodson, and Yvonne Delk;... more
Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Mount Vernon, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 568
.2 linear feet
In 1972 Rabbi and Rabbinit Yahonatan founded the Beth Ha-Tefilah Ethiopian (black) Hebrew Congregation in St. Albans, Queens, New York as a spiritual branch of the Headquarters Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation in Harlem. By the... more
Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 574
.4 linear feet
The Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, one of the oldest and largest communities of black Hebrews in the United States, was founded in Harlem in 1919 by Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew (1892-1973). Though this congregation traces... more
Gulfside Association (Waveland, Miss.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 202
3 linear feet (1 volume); 1 microfilm reel
Gulfside was a summer assembly and camp for religious, educational, and recreational purposes. It was sponsored by the Methodist Episcopal Church for African-American children, Board of Home Missions and Church Extension and the Department of... more
Dodson, Jualynne E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 249
7.5 linear feet
Sociologist, professor. Jualynne Elizabeth Dodson was born in 1942. Papers documenting Dodson's professional memberships and involvement with the Women's Coalition of the Theology in America Project, Black Women in Church and Society, and the... more
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 488
12 linear feet
Printed material relating to the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) including programs and playbills from NANM and other small groups; and annual breakfast, convention and conference materials, and other records of the New York and... more
Smith, Archie, 1939-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 874
2 linear feet (2 record cartons)
Archie Smith, Jr. was born on August 4, 1939, and lived most of his childhood in a mixed-race neighborhood in Seattle. He received Master's degrees in Divinity, Sacred Theology and Social Welfare; and a Ph.D. in Social Planning from Brandeis... more
Ethiopian Hebrews Falasha Congregation (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 653
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Ethiopian Hebrews Falasha Congregation, a black Hebrew congregation, was formed in the late 1950s in Brooklyn and disbanded in the late 1960s-early 1970s. In 1988 the congregation formed a burial society and now owns and operates the Mt.... more
Demby family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 106
1.4 linear feet
Edward Demby was the first black Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, his wife Antoinette M. Demby was a member of the first graduating class of nurses from Howard University's Freedmen's Hospital. Bishop Demby's collection, 1893-1957,... more
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6270
6.2 linear feet (15 archival boxes,1 record carton and 2 flat boxes, 16 reels Microfilm)
African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle in the United States into an international human rights issue, and who subsequently founded the Muslim Mosque Incorporated and... more
Crummell, Alexander, 1819-1898
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1004
3.2 linear feet; 2 microfilm reels
Clergyman, teacher, missionary. Letters addressesd to Crummell discussing personal and religious interests and Crummell's missionary work as an Episcopalian in Liberia in the 1850s through 1860s. Bulk of the collection consists of numerous sermons... more
Berry, Leonidas H., 1902-1995
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 281
3.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Leonidas H. Berry papers primarily document Berry's medical career. There is correspondence (1980-1988), speeches and honors (1969-1980s), and some material on the National Medical Association. There are scattered files dealing with his work... more
Chambers, Andrew Jackson, 1825-1908
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 443
.2 linear feet
The Andrew J. Chambers papers consist primarily of letters Chambers received that provide an account of his activities on behalf of the Richard Allen Monument, his attempt to secure congressional passage of a bill to establish a commission to... more
Black Economic Research Center
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 284
23 linear feet
The Black Economic Research Center Records document BERC's activities as well as the involvement of Robert Browne in numerous organizations. Although the primary function of BERC was to conduct economic research to aid black organizations and... more
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro F-13242
9 linear feet (88 volumes); 13 microfilm reels; 82 microfiches
The Research Memoranda series consists of the twenty-nine memoranda prepared by the team of social scientists. The General Correspondence and Memoranda series includes letters from Frederick Keppel, president of the Carnegie Corporation,... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1233
2 linear feet
Author, poet. Born in Jamaica. Correspondence and manuscripts of McKay's works, both published and unpublished, including "Banjo," "Banana Bottom," "Harlem Glory," and "Romance in Marseilles." Included are letters with Max Eastman, from Louise... more
Smith, J. Alfred (James Alfred)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 366
11.2 linear feet (28 archival boxes)
The J. Alfred Smith, Sr. Papers primarily document Smith's roles as author, pastor of the Allen Baptist Temple Church (ATBC) and his activities with the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc (PNBC) as well as other church organizations.... more
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 573
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation is a Black Jewish congregation in New York City. It was founded in 1983 by Chief Rabbi Levi Ben Levy, Rabbi Sholomo Ben Levy, and the Levy family. Religious instruction is provided by a Sabbath School for Children... more
Shiloh Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6638
4 microfilm reels
The records of Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. are divided into three series: Administrative Records, Church History and Vital Records.
DuPree, Sherry Sherrod, 1946-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 325
10 linear feet
The DuPree African-American Pentecostal and Holiness Collection was compiled by Sherry Sherrod DuPree during research for her "Biographical Dictionary of African-American Holiness Pentecostals" (Washington, D.C.: Middle Atlantic Regional Press,... more
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 42
.4 linear feet
"Negro Week" was a program on the contributions of blacks to American culture held at the New York World's Fair in July 1940, and consisted of festivals, exhibitions, song and dance recitals, choral and symphonic music, concerts, religious... more
Stewart, Alexander C., 1957-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 477
The Alexander and Shirlene Stewart Pentecostal collection provides information on four African-American Pentecostal denominations: Church of Our Lord Jesus Christ of the Apostolic Faith, founded by Robert C. Lawson in 1919 in Harlem; Bible Way... more
Asbury United Methodist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
The records of Asbury United Methodist Church (Washington, D.C.) are divided into four series: Vital, Administrative, Miscellaneous and ChurchPublications Records.
Bennett, George W., 1898-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 240
The George W. Bennett Manuscript consists of several drafts for a book he was writing. The manuscript contains an explanation of Bennett's philosophy of life and his perspective on society, as well as interpretations of several Biblical selections.
Brown, Egbert Ethelred
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 87
The collection consists of personal papers, material related to the Community Church of Harlem, and to the Jamaica Progressive League. Personal papers including certificates, sheet music with lyrics and melodies written by Brown, and an obituary... more
Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 244
The George Freeman Bragg Manuscripts consist primarily of biographical essays about three prominent nineteenth century African Americans in addition to two lists, the first providing names of famous African American women and the second, a list of... more
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