Found 12 collections related to Harlem (New York, N.Y.)

New York (State). Militia. Regiment, 2nd
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2184
.04 linear feet (1 volume)
Account book documenting Captain Seth Belknap's company of the 2nd (Delamater's) Regiment of the New York Militia during the War of 1812 (August-November 1814). Entries record the company's accounts with the United States government and with... more
Adams, Wilhelmina F. (Wilhelmina Ferris), -1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 485
4 linear feet
The Wilhelmina F. Adams Papers (Additions) consist principally of her files chronicling her work as a civic leader primarily with New York Democratic club activities, the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs... more
Harlem Friendship House
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 114
4 linear feet
Catholic interracial center, also known as Friendship House, established in 1938 to assist Harlem residents in need of relocation due to inadequate housing. Information sheets and relocation questionnaires in addition to various federal, state,... more
Lewis, David L., 1936-....
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 335
.2 linear feet
The David Levering Lewis "Voices from the Renaissance" Collection consists of forty-three summary transcripts of interviews Lewis conducted with individuals who were either active during the Harlem Renaissance period or who knew people who were... more
Moore, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 397
5.5 linear feet
The Richard B. Moore Papers document Moore's activities as a communist organizer in the 1930s, his publishing efforts and advocacy for Caribbean independence and federation in the 1940s and 1950s, and his activities as a Pan-Africanist... more
Johnson, Alfred Newell, 1915-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 503
33.27 linear feet (78 boxes, 1 volume)
Alfred Newell Johnson (1915-1989) was an entrepreneur whose work varied from electrical engineering, journalism, photography, public relations and publicity, to political campaign management. The A. Newell Johnson papers date from the 1920s to the... more
Polk Horne, Gene-Ann, 1926-2015
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 796
26.1 linear feet (57 boxes, 1 volume, 1 tube)
Harlem Hospital Center (HHC) is a public, municipally-owned hospital that provides a wide range of services to the Central Harlem, West Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood neighborhoods of Manhattan in New York City. Gene-Ann Polk (1926-2015)... more
Kisseloff, Jeff
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6399
772 audio files
Jeff Kisseloff (1955 - ) is an American writer and oral historian. This collection (1986-2000) contains sound recordings of interviews Kisseloff conducted for his published and unpublished books and articles. Two books were published from these... more
American Negro Theatre
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 70
The records contain ANT's constitution and by-laws; correspondence by Frederick O'Neal, Abram Hill, Maxwell Glanville, Hilda Sims, Alice Childress, and Harry Wagstaff Gribble; assorted programs; minutes of the board of directors; financial... more
Black, W. Joseph (William Joseph), 1934-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 78
The Joseph Black Papers document his research and architectural projects, particularly "Visions of Harlem"and the Harlem Music Center. A good portion of the material is not original, but has been kept because of its integral relationship to... more
Walton, Lester A., 1882-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 183
The Lester A. Walton Papers document his diversified careers as a journalist, diplomat and civic leader and consist of personal papers, material on his entertainment and journalistic careers, his tenure as the American representative to Liberia,... more
Childress, Alice
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 649
17.1 linear feet (50 record cartons)
The Alice Childress papers document Alice Childress's career as a writer and actress, and her activities in the theatre for five decades in New York City. The Personal Papers series includes correspondence, an oral history conducted by Ann... more
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