Found 13 collections related to Universal Negro Improvement Association

Newman, Richard, 1930-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 228
The Richard Newman/Laura Adorkor Kofey Research collection consists of Newman's research notes and the manuscripts, in its various drafts, for his chapter on Kofey in his book, "Black Power and Black Religion : Essays and Reviews," (1987).... more
School of African Philosophy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 482
1 folder
Correspondence course originated by Marcus Garvey in 1937 which was designed to train Universal Negro Improvement Association officials and organizers for leadership positions. The School of African Philosophy course consisted of twenty-one... more
Casimir, J. R. Ralph
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 110
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
J. R. Casimir was a poet, editor, and founding member and secretary of the Roseau, Dominica Division of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA). The papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, and printed matter relating to... more
Harris, Gershom E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
1 folder (26 items)
This collection contains letters, certificate of incorporation, dues cards, song lyrics, a contract and clippings. Letters from Marcus and Amy Jacques Garvey, UNIA and Garvey Club officers H. Holmes, B.J. Spencer Pitt, Cleophas T. Jacobs, James... more
Gittens, Uriah
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
1 folder (37 pages)
Uriah Gittens was the Executive Secretary of the New York Local of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) during the 1920s. He appears to have assumed this position some time prior to the imprisonment of Marcus Garvey, founder and... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association. Central Division (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1571
8 linear feet; 6 microfilm reels
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. After moving to New York City in 1916, Garvey began to organize divisions of the Universal Negro Improvement Association (U.N.I.A.) throughout the United... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
2 folders, 1 ledger
The Universal Negro Improvement Association was an international self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. The Universal Negro Improvement Association - Philadelphia Division Records consist of one ledger,... more
Weston, George A. and Maudelle
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 188
.3 linear feet
George Weston papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and clippings concerning his career, theology, and politics. One folder pertains to the Pro-Lad Paint company (Africa's Shadow Type Progressive Ladder Paint, Ltd.) and a... 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.
Bruce, John Edward
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-905
.25 linear feet (4 microfilm reels)
Papers include letters written to Bruce from black politicians, journalists, intellectuals, and activists including John Wesley Cromwell, Alexander Crummell, Richard T. Greener, T. Thomas Fortune, and Arthur A. Schomburg, as well as manuscript and... more
Universal Negro Improvement Association
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 442
1 linear foot (1 flat box)
International self-help organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey (1887-1940) in Jamaica. The Universal Negro Improvement Association (UNIA) Miscellaneous Collections are formed by several file-folder level collections. The collections contain... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 952
0.83 linear feet (3 boxes)
Arthur (originally Arturo) Alfonso Schomburg was a collector of books and manuscripts pertaining to black history and culture, whose collection formed the basis for the Schomburg Center for Black Culture. This collection consists primarily of... more
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Organizations
1769 items (4.4 linear feet, 18 boxes). 1658 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 19 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 36 x 28 cm. and smaller. 63 photographic prints : col ; 26 x 21 cm. and smaller. 38 x 32 cm. and smaller, 32 photomechanical prints (38 x 32 cm. and smaller). 1 photographic postcard : b&w ; 14 x 9 cm
The Organzations collection depicts primarly African American civic, social, fraternal, professional, civil rights, and other organizations, dating from the late 1890s to the mid-1980s. The collection, which is strongest in its representation of... more
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