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Savage, Augusta, 1892-1962
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 731
.5 linear feet (1/2 archival box; 1 flat box)
Augusta Savage (1892-1962) was a Harlem Renaissance sculptor and the first director of the Harlem Community Art Center. Arriving in New York in 1921, Savage graduated from Cooper Union and received fellowships to study in France. Her works include... more
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
200.83 linear feet (408 boxes)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was one of the most renowned and celebrated voices in American literature. The Maya Angelou papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys, and proofs of published work as well as... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
.75 linear feet (17 boxes, 12 microfilm reels)
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts documenting black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of... more
McElroy, Guy C.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 337
18.75 linear feet (45 boxes)
The Guy C. McElroy Papers provide information on his college education as he worked toward his goal of becoming an art historian, in addition to documenting the various positions he held in the museum and art history fields - particularly as guest... more
United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 703
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Surveillance files on African American intellectuals and activists obtained from the FBI Archives via a Freedom of Information Act request.

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Richard Eugene Stenhouse, Sr.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 850
The Richard E. Stenhouse, Sr. Papers, 1943-1990 document his career as a minister, college instructor and administrator, and missionary and administrator in the United Church Board for World Ministries, one of the largest church missionary... more
Brown, Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 520
1.33 linear feet (1 volume)
The Helen Brown scrapbook contains programs and reviews of plays and concerts that took place in New York City between 1926 and 1941. Included are articles and reviews of musicians, singers, actors, writers Langston Hughes and Zora Neale Hurston... more
Harris, A. Lincoln
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Harris
1 vol
An actor and producer, A. Lincoln Harris reportedly was the first black playwright to feature black people in dramatic works. He produced several plays among them "The Advanced Negro," " Waena," "High Life in Haiti" and "A Trusted Friend" that... more

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 44
24 linear feet
The records of the Schomburg Center document the activities of the six individuals who managed the library, dating to its establishment by Ernestine Rose. The records are divided into the following series: General Correspondence, Reference... more
Bearden, Romare, 1911-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 74
.3 linear feet (1/2 box)
Incoming letters of a general nature, 1933-1972; an undated sketchbook; writings and notes; file on Alvin Hollingworth, artist/teacher; and a program.
Johnson, Oakley C., 1890-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-972
Case files from the Louisiana Civil Rights Congress including pamphlets, legal transcripts and briefs, press releases, news clippings, and correspondence which documents the legal activities of the Congress, particularly its attempt to secure... more
Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-4846
Personal Papers consisting of correspondence, 1926-1946; educational and financial papers; resumes detailing Bennett's teaching and literary career; photographs; and diaries, 1925, 1936, and 1958. Bennett's Professional and Literary Activities are... more
LoBagola, Bata Kindai Amgoza Ibn, 1877-1947
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 142
2 folders
Bata Kindai Amgoza Ibn LoBagola, an African American, was born Joseph Howard Lee in 1887 in Baltimore, Maryland. As early as 1907 he was using the name "LoBagola," claiming that he was from the French Sudan, and was on the lecture circuit speaking... more
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1234
1 linear foot; 2 microfilm reels
Prominent author. Wright wrote several novels, short stories, and essays dealing with the oppression of black people in the United States and their struggle for freedom. Corrected manuscripts of Wright's works NATIVE SON, THE LONG DREAM, SAVAGE... more
Burnett, Theodora Stewart
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 614
1.5 linear feet (1 large flat archival box)
Theodora Augusta Myers Stewart Burnett was born November 5, 1908, in Atlanta, Georgia. During her childhood her family moved to Iowa, where she was raised. Burnett attended Central High School in Sioux City, Iowa, and graduated in 1926. In 1933,... more
Cooper, Opal, 1889?-1974
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 599 Cooper
1.4 linear feet (1 archival box, 3 flat boxes)
The records contain personal and professional papers comprised of biographical materials, letters, writings, programs, music, a scrapbook and miscellaneous items. The Personal Papers consist of various forms of identification, letters and an... more
Williams, Edgar Thomas Jr., 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 587
43.7 linear feet (93 boxes, 1 tube)
Edgar Thomas Williams Jr. (1937- ) is an art collector, real estate investor, and philanthropist from New York City. The E.T. Williams papers date from 1952 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980-1992), and consist of files chronicling Williams' art collecting,... 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
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 566
3.2 linear feet (9 archival boxes)
The African Burial Ground Committee Files (1991-1994) collection consists of administrative records kept by Howard Dodson, director of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library. These documents relate to his work... more
O'Neal, Frederick, 1905-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 427
22.2 linear feet (45 archival boxes)
The Frederick O'Neal Papers document the theatrical, labor, and civic activities of this actor and labor leader, mostly from the 1940s through the 1990s. The collection consists primarily of personal papers, correspondence, speeches and addresses,... more
Negro Ensemble Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 345
180 linear feet (215 archival boxes, 4 flat boxes)
The records of the Negro Ensemble Company (NEC), 1967-1993 document the work of the most successful African-American theatrical company in the United States to date. In addition to information about the productions, the records also document the... more
Childress, Alice
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 649
The Alice Childress papers document Alice Childress's career as a writer and actress, and her activities in the theatre for five decades in New York City. The Personal Papers series includes correspondence, an oral history conducted by Ann... 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
Penn, Robert E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 711
25.28 linear feet (61 boxes); 32.9 megabytes (1183 computer files)
Robert E. Penn, Jr. (1948- ) is an African-American LGBT activist, a writer, and a producer. The Robert E. Penn papers, dating from 1971 to 2003, reflect Penn's work as an activist; his work as Assistant Director of Education, HIV Prevention for... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro RS-722
This collection of newspapers has been assembled over the years by the staff of the Schomburg Center. This collection includes issues of black newspapers (foreign and domestic) which have been retained as representative samples of these... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 939
4.0 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Minstrel collection consists of various published minstrel books from an assortment of publishing series. All of the publishing series within the collection are incomplete. The majority of the collection comes from the De Witt's Ethiopian and... more
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).
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 680
52.0 linear feet (109 boxes)
The Lorraine Hansberry Papers document Lorraine Hansberry's life as an award-winning playwright and activist, and chronicles her activities during the Civil Rights Movement. Virtually all of Hansberry's writings, autobiographical materials,... more
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
Parris, Guichard
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 506
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Guichard Parris was director of public relations of the National Urban League from 1944-1968. The bulk of the Guichard Parris Collection is comprised of photocopies of research material and biographical information Parris compiled for a... more
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