Found 8 collections related to South Africa -- Race relations

Southern Africa Collective
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 175
3 linear feet
Group of anti-apartheid activists and researchers. Contributed regularly to the journal SOUTHERN AFRICA and constituted the majority of its administrative staff. This monthly journal was published in New York by the Southern Africa Committee from... more
Brutus, Dennis, 1924-2009
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 289
19.5 linear feet
Born in 1924, Dennis Brutus is a South African-born poet and human rights activist who spearheaded a successful campaign to ban apartheid South Africa from international sport competitions. He founded the South African Sports Association in 1961... 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
Sindab, N. Jean (Nellie Jean)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 610
13 linear feet (31 boxes)
Dr. Jean Sindab (1944-1996) was an African American scholar and activist for environmental, social, and racial justice. The Jean Sindab papers date from 1970 to 1995 and contain professional files that document subjects of interest to Sindab;... 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
Pitts, Tyrone
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 393
The Tyrone Pitts/NCC Papers are devoted primarily to the work of Tyrone Pitts as the NCC's Director for Racial Justice. This position was in the NCC's Division of Church and Society which was headed by Kenyon Burke. Pitts' role in the Racial... more
Carlson, Joel, 1926-2001
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 646
7 linear feet (7 record cartons)
Born in Johannesburg, South Africa, on February 3, 1926, Joel Carlson was a lawyer who devoted his legal career to opposing apartheid. Through the 1960s and 1970s he developed a reputation for defending black South Africans in a variety of cases... more
Luthuli, A. J. (Albert John), 1898-1967
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-7589
Albert John Luthuli, 1898-1967, African leader in the Republic of South Africa and former Zulu chief; president of the African National Congress (ANC); first African to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, 1960, for his role in the non-violent... more