Found 18 collections related to National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

Thalheimer, Ross, 1905-....
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
.4 linear feet
The Ross Thalheimer Papers consist of papers relating to Thalheimer's activities as a civil rights supporter from the 1940's to the 1970's. Files relate primarily to the funding and presentation of the Thalheimer Award to the National Urban... 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
Peyser, Annette H., 1921-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 161
.2 linear feet
Peyser was a socio-economic analyst with the office of the Special Counsel of the NAACP and was employed by the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) from 1946-1953. Papers deal with the NAACP's fight against... more
Bolin, Jane M. (Jane Matilda), 1908-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 83
.9 linear feet (1 1/2 archival boxes, 1 print box)
First black graduate of Yale University Law School. Bolin was appointed judge in the Domestic Relations Court of New York City (now Family Court) in 1939, making her the first African-American woman judge in the United States. Biographical... more
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 174
.4 linear feet
Joel and Amy Spingarn were philanthropists, humanitarians, and patrons of the arts. Letters from Joel E. Spingarn to Amy Spingarn written during the 1914-1915 National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) speaking tour, and... more
Spingarn, Joel Elias, 1875-1939
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2846
10 linear feet (24 boxes)
Joel Elias Spingarn (1875-1939) was an American literary critic, poet, teacher, and social reformer. After teaching comparative literature at Columbia University, he became active in literary and public affairs. He helped to found the National... 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
American Fund for Public Service
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 74
31 linear feet (59 boxes); 36 microfilm reels
The American Fund for Public Service, also known as the Garland Fund, was created in 1922 by Charles Garland to support radical social and economic causes. The board of directors included prominent leaders of the labor movement, the Socialist and... more
Baker, Ella, 1903-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 630
5.5 linear feet (1 box)
The Ella Baker papers provide a snapshot of Baker's life as an activist and visionary for a variety of progressive organizations in the United States, from the 1930s through the 1980s. Documented here are the organizations and individuals that... more
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 290
Personal papers, family and general correspondence, writings, field notes and research materials, working papers, office files and printed matter documenting Ralph Bunche's personal life and professional career, from his enrollment at the... more
Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-966
Papers covering Smythe's professional career centering upon research, writing, and university teaching in the fields of sociology and anthropology, with special emphasis on East Asian and African studies. Correspondence including that written... more
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4463
Collection primarily relates to Pickens' work as NAACP Field Secretary and Director of Branches, and contains a great deal of correspondence with NAACP officials. Of interest is material chronicling Pickens' and the NAACP's involvement in the... more
Lierop, Robert F. van
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 373
36.96 linear feet (88 boxes)
Robert Van Lierop is a lawyer, political activist, filmmaker, and diplomat who served as Vanuatu's permanent representative to the United Nations. His papers date from 1965 to 2001, and chronicle his professional life and political activism. The... more
Pickens, William, 1881-1954
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-993
5.9 linear feet; 6 microfilm reels
The William Pickens papers reflect Pickens' activities as Dean of Morgan College in Baltimore, his work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other aspects of his multi-faceted career with correspondence being the... more
Collymore, Errold, 1892-1972
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 888
4.8 linear feet (13 archival boxes)
Born in Barbados, Errold Collymore immigrated to the United States in 1912 and graduated from Howard University's dental school eleven years later. His subsequent struggle to rent an office in White Plains, New York, compelled him into a life of... more
Adams, Wilhelmina F. (Wilhelmina Ferris), -1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 37
5.8 linear feet
Civic leader of New York City and a major figure in local Democratic Party activities. Official correspondence, minute books, press releases, photographs, invitations, annual convention and activity programs, printed material, and news clippings,... more
Lortel, Lucille
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-006
The papers of Lucille Lortel relate the details of her life and career from teen years to her death in 1999, and include correspondence, production files, scripts, programs, production photographs, personal and family photographs, organization... more
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-008
Clifford Odets, a leading playwright of the 1930s, was born in Philadelphia on July 18, 1906. He began his performing career as "The Rover Reciter" in local talent shows, on radio, and in local stock theatre companies. In 1929, he acted in small... more
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