Found 5 collections related to African American scientists

Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 256
.2 linear feet
Agricultural research scientist. Letters from Carver to Ford Davis, a white scientist employed at the Tom Houston Peanut Company in Georgia, discussing Carver's health problems, aspirations and plans, giving professional advice to Davis, and... more
Thaxton, H. Mack (Hubert Mack), 1912-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 178
25 items (1 folder)
Physicist and pioneer in theoretical physics. Thaxton earned a mathematical and theoretical physics Ph.D. from Wisconsin University in 1939. His doctoral thesis concerning the splitting of protons with protons was a largely unexplored phenomenon... more
Cobb, Jewel Plummer, 1924-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 298
18.2 linear feet
The Jewel Plummer Cobb Papers document Cobb's career as a cancer researcher, professor at several colleges and a college administrator. The collection consists of biographical material including news articles, in addition to correspondence with... more
CIBA-GEIGY Corporation
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
4 linear feet
The CIBA-GEIGY Corporation Exceptional Black Scientists Collection is divided into two series: Infromation on Scientists and Distribution of Posters and video. There is biographical information on each of the fifteen scientists honored by... more
Powell, Curtis, 1935-2002
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 877
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
Curtis Powell, African-American scientist and Black Panther Party member, was born in Orange, New Jersey in 1935, and died in Queens, New York in 2002. After serving in the military, he studied Chemistry, first at Seton Hall University, then... more