Found 8 collections related to United States -- Social life and customs

John, Alma, 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 135
5.4 linear feet
Radio talk show producer and registered nurse. Alma John became a registered nurse in 1929, working at Harlem Hospital, She later was appointed Director of the School for Practical Nurses at the Upper Manhattan Young Women's Christian Association,... 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
James, C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert), 1901-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 132
1.4 linear feet; 3 1/2 a.b
West Indian scholar, political activist and writer. Died in 1989. Collection consists mainly of letters written by James to his former wife and political associate, Constance Webb. James' letters discuss a wide variety of subjects including love,... more
Liebmann, Alfred J., 1885-1957
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1756
.68 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 volume, 1 oversized folder)
Alfred J. Liebmann (b. 1885) was a research chemist. Born in Switzerland, he emigrated to the U.S. in 1910 and became technical director of Schenley Industries and president of the Schenley Research Institute. His studies included the utilization... more
Walsh, Townsend
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3213
The Townsend Walsh Papers (1763-1935, bulk 1890-1935) consist of the professional and personal papers of theatrical press agent Townsend Walsh (1872-1935). The collection includes important material relating to both the theatre and circus in the... more
Depew, Chauncey M. (Chauncey Mitchell), 1834-1928
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 774
.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
Chauncey Mitchell Depew (1834-1928) was a lawyer, railroad executive, and U.S. Senator from New York. His papers consist primarily of correspondence sent and received between 1880-1925. The collection contains correspondence and autographs... more
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 170
Correspondence, texts of speeches, articles, columns and statements written by Paul Robeson and his wife, Eslanda Goode Robeson, photographs, news clippings, and press releases documenting Robeson's artistic and political activities.... more
Spiller, Isabele Taliferro, 1888-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 62
Collection consists of a few of William Spiller's personal papers, programs, and news clippings of William and Isabele Spiller's European and American tours, 1912-1942, and of the Spiller School of Music. Bulk of papers contain material pertaining... more
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