- Carver, George Washington, 1864?-1943
- Call number
- Sc MG 256
- Physical description
- .2 linear feet
- Preferred Citation
- George Washington Carver collection, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
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 lamenting the fact that his being black prevents him and Davis from working together as fellow scientists. Also, biographical material, programs, catalogs, printed material about Carver, and plant specimens.
Source of acquisitionPurchase, Brown, C. B, 05/20/86
Using the collection
LocationSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801