Found 27 collections related to African Americans -- Education

Beecher, Robert Houston, 1914-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 272
2.2 linear feet (6 record cartons)
Panamanian-born educator. Robert Beecher's elementary education took place in Jamaica, his parents' country of origin before they migrated to Panama at the time of the construction of the Canal. He graduated from the University of Panama in 1948... more
Mount Pisgah Christian Academy (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 153
1 folder
The Academy, opened in 1980, is a private school associated with Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Brooklyn. Letters, memoranda, newsletters, programs, announcements, and instructions received and issued by the Academy.
School of African Philosophy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 482
1 folder
Correspondence course originated by Marcus Garvey in 1937 which was designed to train Universal Negro Improvement Association officials and organizers for leadership positions. The School of African Philosophy course consisted of twenty-one... more
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 236
9.6 linear feet
Business executive, psychologist, educator, writer. Clark was an expert witness regarding the psychological effect of segregation in education for the landmark Brown v. Kansas Board of Education case, 1954. Clark also founded and directed the... more
Yancy, Roberta
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 388
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Roberta Yancy Civil Rights Collection contains material generated by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and other organizations. Collection contains historical data, correspondence, reports, writings, speeches by Stokely... more
Jack and Jill of America. Metropolitan Chapter
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 331
2 linear feet
The Jack and Jill of America, Inc., Metropolitan Chapter Records includes correspondence and printed matter. The correspondence (1959-1989) is from presidents Barbara Jackson and Juanita Peterson to members. There is correspondence and other... more
Reid, Ira de Augustine, 1901-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 359
3 linear feet
The Ira De Augustine Reid papers consist primarily of published and unpublished writings and are divided into personal and professional papers, research notes, writings, Haverford College, subject file and writings by other authors. Included are a... more
Greenberg, Iris, d. 1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 94
.4 linear feet
Field worker for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi, 1963-1964. Printed matter collected by Greenberg consisting of letters, telegrams, minutes, reports, and memoranda from the 1963 voter registration drive organized by... more
Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso, 1905-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 386
26 linear feet (22 record cartons, 13 archival boxes)
The Doxey A. Wilkerson Papers reflect Wilkerson's activities from the 1950's through the 1980's. Documented is his role as director of curriculum at the Jefferson School for Social Science, his career at Yeshiva University and as an educational... more
Lewis, Edward S. (Edward Shakespear)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 116
6.5 linear feet
The Edward S. Lewis Papers, 1918-1986 (bulk 1948-1986), consist primarily of printed material. In the General series there are: correspondence, with letters from Senator Walter Mondale and Robert C. Weaver; memoranda; minutes; travel itineraries... more
Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1029
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Walter Lynwood Fleming (1874-1932) was professor of history at various universities in the U.S. including West Virginia University, Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt University, in addition to serving as dean of arts and sciences at... more
Phelps-Stokes Fund
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 162
52 linear feet, 127 boxes
The Phelps-Stokes Fund Records contain administrative records including trustee and committee minutes, correspondence, memoranda, financial records, legal documents, speeches, reports, occasional papers, and printed material, such as pamphlets,... 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
Meier, August, 1923-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 340
73.6 linear feet (149 boxes)
Since the early 1960's August Meier has been a major force in the study of African-American history in his examination of late nineteenth and twentieth century America by his application of rigorous social and intellectual analysis. Meier was... more
Community News Service (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2799
The Community News Service Records consist of the Daily File, the Education File and Miscellaneous Notes.
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
Frost, Olivia P. (Olivia Pleasants), 1915-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 430
The Olivia Pleasants Frost Papers, 1937-1994, provide information on Dr. Frost's career as a research consultant to numerous social organizations and educational institutions.
Schein, Ruth
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 113
Personal papers consisting of correspondence and other material related to Schein's role and activities in Mississippi, a personal account of the Summer Project, and an incomplete article about her experiences as a volunteer. Four participating... 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 (12 archival boxes; 1 1/2 archival box; 2 record cartons; 1 volume)
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.
Tyson, Cyril D.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 636
5 linear feet (5 record cartons)
The Cyril D. Tyson Papers consist of documents Tyson compiled for the publication of his three monographs. The first of the books is "The 'Unconditional War' on Poverty and the Use of Computer Technology by Community Action Agencies, 1965-1972.... 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 the James and Clarice Foster Professor of Pastoral Psychology and Counseling at PSR and the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley, California until 2011. The Archie Smith Jr. Papers document Smith's career as a pastor,... more
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 182
Educator, writer, founder of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Material consists of letters from Washington to Emily Howland, a benefactor of the Tuskegee Institute. Letters cover a wide variety of issues, including requests for financial assistance,... more
Twenty-First Century Foundation (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 241
7.2 linear feet
The Twenty-First Century Foundation Records encompass administrative records consisting of minutes of board of directors meetings, directors' reports, committee records, legal correspondence and financial records; general correspondence relating... more
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Status of Black Americans
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 548
1 linear foot (2 archival boxes, 1/2 archival box)
In 1985, "A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society" was published by the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences of the National Research Council. The work was prepared by the Committee on the Status of Black Americans which was charged... more
Yancey, William Alexander
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 194
.2 linear feet
Born a slave, William Alexander Yancey was a teacher and a Presbyterian minister and missionary. After the Civil War, he moved to Virginia and subsequently purchased some land there. In 1872 he converted to the Presbyterian faith. A year later,... more