Found 87 collections related to Schomburg NEH Automated Access to Special Collections Project

Freeman, Rhoda Golden
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 313
9 linear feet
The Rhoda G. Freeman Manuscript and Research Collection consists primarily of materials collected by Freeman and used in her writings, including her dissertation entitled, "The Free Negro in New York City in the Era Before the Civil War." There... more
Carter, Ron, 1937-....
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 90
1.2 linear feet (3 archival boxes)
Ron Carter is a leading jazz bassist. He received his Bachelor of Music Degree at the Eastman School of Music in 1959 where he played in the Rochester Philharmonic and the Eastman Philharmonia. Carter received his Masters of Music Degree at the... more
Larsen, Nella
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 407
2 letters
The Nella Larsen Letters consist of two letters written by this author to Edward Wasserman and deal with the most spectacular African American social event of the decade, the 1928 wedding of Countee Cullen and W.E.B. DuBois' daughter, Yolande. The... more
Republic of New Africa (Organization)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 167
.1 linear feet (2 folders)
The Republic of New Africa (America) (RNA) Collection includes a photocopy of "Anti-Depression Program of the Republic of New Africa to end Poverty, Dependence, Cultural Malnutrition, and Crime among Black People in the United States and Promote... more
Riverdale Children's Association (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 300
2 linear feet
The Riverdale Children's Association was founded by a group of Quakers in 1836 as the Colored Orphan Asylum in New York City, the first institution in the United States dedicated to the care of African American children. The Asylum organized its... more
McCaw, Melvin, 1867-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 270
48 items (one folder)
Military records documenting Melvin McCaw's career as a non-commissioned officer in the 9th Regiment of the U.S. Cavalry from 1896 to 1917, and the activities of this segregated African American regiment at West Point after 1907. The collection... more
Mortimer, Owen.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 424
.5 linear feet (1 archives box)
Biographer of Ira Aldridge, the free born African-American actor who achieved fame in Europe for his interpretation of Shakespearean roles from the 1820s to his death in 1867. Mortimer began collecting materials on Aldridge after his migration to... more
Middleton, Owen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 152
16 items (one folder)
Born on March 3, 1888 in Cleveland, Ohio, Owen Middleton was an African-American furniture draftsman and graduate of the Art Institute of Chicago who worked as a quick sketch artist for the Chicago Tribune. Middleton also worked as a syndicated... more
Gordon, Sol
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
2 folders
The Owen Dodson Collection consists principally of printed matter describing Dodson's career as a poet, playwright and novelist. There are also programs, obituaries and a memorial, a few of his poems and an extensive bibliography. Additionally,... more
Wilson, John Louis, 1898-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 381
6.6 linear feet (6 boxes, 1 cylinder)
Collection of papers and documents relating to John Louis Wilson, Jr's personal life and professional career as an architect in New York City for over fifty years. Included are professional correspondence, architectural plans, drawings and... more
Jackson, Willis.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 332
2.2 linear feet
Willis "Gator Tail" Jackson, composer, arranger and saxophonist, was born in 1932 in Miami, Florida. He began studying the piano at age ten, then added the clarinet, and made his professional debut at age fourteen on the tenor saxophone with local... more
Stein, Robert, 1924-2014
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 138
1 linear foot
In 1963 Robert Stein, a member of the American Ethical Union (of the Ethical Culture Society) was made Field Manager for the Chicago Ethical Society's Commission on Race and Equality. As part of Mississippi Freedom Summer, the Commission worked to... more
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
Dawson, Mary Cardwell, 1894-1962
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 104
11 items (1 folder)
Opera director, concert singer, teacher, conductor and impresario, Dawson was the founder, president and general manager of the National Negro Opera Company. Formed in 1941 due to Dawson's concern regarding the lack of opportunity for... more
Dartigue, Jean-Joseph Maurice, 1903-1983
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 303
.8 linear feet, (2 archival boxes)
Photocopies of correspondence, memoranda, annual reports and printed matter relating to Maurice Dartigue's career as Director of Rural Education and Minister of Education, Agriculture and Public Works, consecutively from 1931 to 1946, and as... 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
Hall, Alvin P., 1910-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 319
.2 linear feet
Dr. Alvin P. Hall was the first African American physician licensed to practice psychiatry in Ohio and served in the military for many years. Born in Ohio, he earned his Bachelor's degree from Ohio University at Athens and was awarded his medical... more
Hunter, Alberta
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 329
10 linear feet
The Alberta Hunter Papers consist of personal and professional papers documenting Hunter's singing and nursing careers. Her personal papers consist of reminiscenses, family correspondence (1964-1985), personal correspondence (1924-1985),... more
Herndon, Angelo, 1913-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-981, Reel 22
27 items (1 folder)
Angelo Herndon was a labor and Communist Party organizer who was convicted and sentenced to twenty years hard labor on charges of attempting to incite insurrection in Georgia in 1932. He had led a demonstration of unemployed African Americans and... more
Rison, Alton Douglas, 1930-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 409
14.5 linear feet
The collection documents Alton Rison's administration at Junior High School 117 and the methods he used to improve teaching methods and increase accountability of student achievement levels in this inner city school in Brooklyn, New York in the... more
Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 280
.4 linear feet
Amiri Baraka's Collection of Unpublished Poetry consists of over two hundred poems, which, according to Baraka, were written between 1959 and 1965. With the exception of three poems, all are unpublished. Most items bear holograph corrections,... more
Howard, Bob, 1906-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 328
2 linear feet
The Bob Howard Papers consist of numerous programs for dinner engagements, benefits and other performances, three scrapbooks of news clippings, and lyrics, musical scores and arrangements by Howard and his wife, Ruth Howard, and Ruth Joyner.... more
Tobias, Channing Heggie, 1882-1961
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 423
.4 linear feet (1 archival box)
The collection contains documentation relating to Tobias' involvement with the Phelps-Stokes Fund and the Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), as well as other items. Files for the Phelps-Stokes Fund consist of minutes of Trustees' meetings... more
George, Daisy S. (Daisy Screven)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 118
28 linear feet
The Daisy George Papers reflect her numerous activities, particularly her efforts to aid women and children via the various administrative posts she held with many organizations. The National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's... more
White, C. P. T
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 189
13 items (2 folders)
The C.P.T. White Papers include information about Baptist church activities, including a notebook of minutes of the 26th annual Sandy River Baptist Sunday School convention held in 1912. There is a handwritten account taken from the first issue of... more
Bowser, Aubrey Howard, 1886-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 287
1.4 linear feet
The Aubrey Howard Bowser Papers consist primarily of writings, academic and school related papers, and letters. Bower's writings include a manuscript entitled "Black Pilgrim: A Novel of Harlem's Early Life," a short story "Maryelle Rose," poetry,... more
Seldon, Benjamin F
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 173
.2 linear feet
Benjamin F. Seldon was State Supervisor of Negro Adult Education for the New Jersey Works Progress Administration from 1938 to 1941. He served in World War I, then completed his education in Europe where he studied the economic, social and... more
Bishop, Shelton Hale, 1889-1962
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 408
2 folders
The Shelton Hale Bishop Collection consists of photocopies of sermons, letters and an address briefly touching on his career as rector of St. Philip's Church. The letters are from Reverand Bishop to his former congregation of St. Philip's... more
Canada Lee Foundation
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 295
3 linear feet
The Canada Lee Foundation Records consist of organizational records including by-laws, minutes of the board of trustees, a draft of the organizational manual and brochures. Correspondence with Frances Lee and members of the board document the... more
Carter, Sylvester J
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 154
11 linear feet
The Sylvester J. Carter Papers document the life and career of this prominent hand surgeon. The collection contains scrapbooks, correspondence, writings, programs of medical conferences and meetings, photographs and plaques.