Found matches for slavery in 159 collections.

International League for Human Rights
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1518
62 linear feet (123 boxes)
The International League for Human Rights was founded in New York City in 1942 as the International League for the Rights of Man, a non-governmental agency to promote human rights worldwide. The League takes as its platform the Universal... more
Guinier, Ewart
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 420
23.7 linear feet (63 boxes)
The Ewart Guinier Papers document Guinier's professional and political career as a labor leader and community organizer from 1938 to 1962, and his role in the founding and development of Harvard University's African American Studies Department... more
Ashe, Arthur
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 276
20.6 linear feet, (42 boxes)
The Arthur Ashe papers document the wide range of Ashe's political, athletic, business, and philanthropic activities. Although they contain some significant material from the 1960s and 1970s, the papers are concentrated more heavily on Ashe's... more
Winks, Robin W
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5857
6.8 linear feet; 12 microfilm reels
Robin W. Winks, a professor of history at Yale University during the major part of his research for "The Blacks in Canada: A History" (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1971), received his doctorate from Johns Hopkins University in 1957. His... more
Horne, Gerald, 1949-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 559
97.41 linear feet (232 boxes); 68.47 mb (1,962 computer files)
Gerald Horne is an African American historian, professor, and political activist. His collection dates from 1953 to 2016, and details his career in academia, political activism, legal work, research pursuits, and writing endeavors. The collection... more
Diggins, John P
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18353
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
John Patrick Diggins (1935-2009) was an intellectual historian, university professor, and the author of numerous publications, including Mussolini and Fascism; the view from America (1972), The American Left in the Twentieth Century (1973), The... more
Davis, John P. (John Preston), 1905-1973
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5858
Writings and research files, along with personal papers, and corrrespondence documenting Davis' multifaceted career, 1923-1972. Includes material on the AMERICAN NEGRO REFERENCE BOOK, 1966, edited by Davis; papers relating to Frederick Douglass,... more
Meier, August, 1923-
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
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1520
0.06 linear feet (1 box, 1 microfilm reel)
A collection of bills of sale, deeds, passes, certificates of registry, manumission papers, wills, and speeches. Also, letters relating to slavery-related court cases, including the Amistad slave ship revolt. Also includes letters by... more
Dutchess County (N.Y.) Anti-Slavery Society
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 868
.08 linear feet (1 volume)
This collection is the Dutchess County Anti-Slavery Society Executive Committee minutes of proceedings attended by secretary Thomas Austin (May 29, 1838-May 11, 1840). Also present are eight anti-slavery broadsides, one society election slip, one... more
Nautilus Insurance Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 715
12 linear feet (6 flat boxes)
The Nautilus Insurance Company (predecessor of the New York Life Insurance Company) was one of several insurance companies that sold policies to slaveholders to insure their slaves against damages or death. The company sold these policies for... more
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 810
71.84 linear feet (48 boxes, 34 volumes)
Robert Clifton Weaver (1907-1997) was a black economist, public administrator, educator, and author. The Robert C. Weaver papers, Additions II date from 1882 to 2008 (bulk dates 1950s-1980s) and primarily document Weaver's writing on urban... more
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 linear feet linear feet (893 boxes, 182 microfilm reels)
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger W. Straus, Jr. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as... more
American Music Center (New York, N.Y.)
Music Division | JPB 15-64
791 linear feet (2623 boxes)
The American Music Center was a non-profit organization which aimed to promote the creating, performing, and enjoying of new American music. The American Music Center was founded in 1939 by composers Aaron Copland, Otto Luening, Marion Bauer,... more
Music Division | B-Amer.
This collection of Broadsides documents numerous aspects of American cultural history.
Porter, Kenneth Wiggins, 1905-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 222
49.4 linear feet (67 boxes)
A professor of history, Kenneth W. Porter conducted research on African-American frontiersmen and cowboys, Black Seminoles, and American folklore and folk history. This collection consists primarily of his manuscripts and research materials... more
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Conrad, Earl
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
The Earl Conrad/Harriet Tubman Research Materials represents the research process used in the production of the book by Earl Conrad on the life and activities of Harriet Tubman (c.1821-1913).
Westerman, George W
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 505
58 linear feet
The George Westerman papers document the numerous and diverse interests of this journalist, sociologist, diplomat and activist, who was deeply immersed in issues relating to practically every issue on the isthmus of Panama, especially those... 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
Gay, Sydney Howard, 1814-1888
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1130
3 linear feet (6 boxes, 4 v.)
Sydney Howard Gay (1814-1888) was an American journalist, author and abolitionist. He was an editor at the Anti-Slavery Standard, the New York Tribune, the Chicago Tribune, and the New York Evening Post. His other activities included lecturing for... more
Kohns, Lee, 1864-1927
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 645
6 linear feet (19 boxes, 3 v.)
Collection consists of letters and documents, ca. 15th-19th centuries, collected by Lee Kohns. American and European historical, literary, artistic, and scientific figures are represented.
Moore, Richard B. (Richard Benjamin)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 397
5.5 linear feet
The Richard B. Moore Papers document Moore's activities as a communist organizer in the 1930s, his publishing efforts and advocacy for Caribbean independence and federation in the 1940s and 1950s, and his activities as a Pan-Africanist... more
Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6544
5.46 linear feet (13 boxes)
Collection consists of 41 studies of the history of blacks in New York City. Included are biographical sketches, studies relating to cultural achievements, history, slavery, economics, sports, theater, churches, as well as other subjects. Authors... more
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Drake, St. Clair
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 309
Divided into 18 series and spanning the years 1935 to 1990, the collection documents Drake's career as an educator and social anthropologist in the United States, Liberia, Great Britain and Ghana, and consists for the most part of correspondence,... more
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 572
52 linear feet (49 boxes)
Consisting mainly of correspondence, lecture notes, course outlines, writings, research material, organizational records and printed matter, the John Henrik Clarke papers are a unique archive for the study and interpretation of African and... more
Odets, Clifford, 1906-1963
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1981-008
Clifford Odets, a leading playwright of the 1930s, was born in Philadelphia on July 18, 1906. He began his performing career as "The Rover Reciter" in local talent shows, on radio, and in local stock theatre companies. In 1929, he acted in small... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1527
.96 linear feet (1 microfilm reel, 3 boxes)
The manuscripts in this collection are mostly governmental and military documents, primarily relating to Haiti and Guadaloupe, and some to other West Indian islands.
Sheridan, Dixie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2009-005
34.78 linear feet (87 boxes, 12 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Dixie Sheridan (née Massad, 1943- ) is an acclaimed photographer for Off-Broadway and Off Off-Broadway productions. The Dixie Sheridan photographs, dating 1982 to 2017 (bulk dates, 1997 to 2015), reflect her photographic work for Off-Broadway and... more