Found 20 collections related to African American educators

Burns, Haywood
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 625
26.0 linear feet (26 boxes)
William Haywood Burns was a civil rights activist, lawyer, educator and dean of the City University of New York Law School at Queens College. He is the author of The Voices of Negro Protest in America, published in 1963. A graduate of Harvard... more
Olugebefola, Ademola
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 500
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Artist, designer, educator, and businessman, the Ademola Olugebefola papers (additions) continue to document his various careers during the 1970s-2000s
Steward, Gustavus Adolphus, 1881-1966
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 487
1.71 linear feet (5 boxes)
Gustavus Adolphus Steward was an educator, writer, and businessman. The Gustavus Adolphus Steward papers consist of correspondence, writings, financial records, and material from his family members.
Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 235
13.13 linear feet (47 boxes)
Personal and professional papers, writings, office files and printed matter documenting Preston Wilcox's dual career as an educator and community organizer. Included are biographical and autobiographical narratives; some correspondence and... more
Begeleus, André Emilé, 1935-1978
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 75
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Born in 1935 in Mexico of West Indian parents, André Emilé Begeleus lived much of his adult life in New York City and worked in education, including as an education assistant at IS 201 in Harlem. He also wrote poems, essays, short... more
Lee, Carleton Lafayette, 1913-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 451
3.42 linear feet (4 boxes)
Carleton L. Lee was an African-American educator and social worker. The Carleton L. Lee papers contain material reflecting his various positions, with files discussing aspects of his professional employment and activities. A contributor to... more
Winslow, Henry, 1903-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 879
1.87 linear feet (5 boxes)
This collection consists of personal and professional material related to both William Henry and Sadie Winslow. The material contains biograpical papers, such as resumes, personal correspondence, and obituaries; professional correspondence;... more
Williams, W. Hazaiah, 1930-1999
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 760
7.42 linear feet (8 boxes)
Wlliam Hazaiah Williams, Jr. was an African-American minister and educator. The W. Hazaiah Williams papers contain material related to his personal life, ministry, and other professional ativities.
Stark, Shirley, 1927-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 884
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Shirly Stark, born in New York City in 1927, was an African American artist, an art professor who specialized in sculpture, and a poet. Stark moved to Detroit, Michigan, with her second husband where she discovered her love of sculpting and began... more
Batson, Gary, 1956-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 872
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Gary Batson is a playwright. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Fordham University, and two Masters of Arts degrees from Teachers College of Columbia University in education and communications. He is pursuing a Ph.D. in Education Administration... more
Bowser, Aubrey Howard, 1886-1979
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 287
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Aubrey Howard Bowser was a writer, editor, and educator. Bowser was born in La Mott, Pennsylvania, a town founded by African American Civil War veterans that were led by his grandfather. He was a 1907 graduate of Harvard College, and later worked... more
Buckley, Gail Lumet, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 327
2.04 linear feet (4 boxes)
This collection consists of original documents and correspondence related to the Horne family, assembled by Gail Lumet Buckley during the research and writing of her book The Hornes: An American Family (New York: Alfred... more
Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 359
1.83 linear feet (3 boxes)
Ira De Augustine Reid was a noted sociologist and author. The Ira De Augustine Reid papers consist primarily of published and unpublished writings.
Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso, 1905-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 386
26.63 linear feet (35 boxes)
An African American educator, Doxey A. Wilkerson made significant contributions to early childhood education and the education of secondary school teachers. The Doxey A. Wilkerson papers reflect Wilkerson's activities at the Jefferson School for... more
Rison, Alton Douglas, 1930-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 409
13.96 linear feet (34 boxes)
Alton Rison was principal of Junior High School 117 in Brooklyn, New York, from 1971 to 1985, where he implemented a series of modern corporate management methods with the goal of changing "school chaos to achievement." This collection documents... more
National Council for Black Studies (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 555
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The National Council for Black Studies was formally established in July 1976 to promote and strengthen academic and community programs in the field of black studies by acting as a clearinghouse for information on black studies. The National... more
Wright, Nathan
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 754
6.04 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Rev. Dr. Nathan Wright, Jr., an Episcopal minister and scholar, was an early and prominent advocate of Black power. The Nathan Wright papers reflect his numerous interests and endeavors in the fields of religion, Black power, education, and... more
Frye, Charles A.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 585
11.26 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Charles Anthony Frye (1946-1994) was an early proponent of Black studies and taught philosophy, religion, and literature, and he was a published novelist and poet. The Charles A. Frye papers, 1964-1995, reflect the teaching and writer career of... more
Allen, Cleveland G., 1887-1953
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 69
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Cleveland G. Allen was a newspaper journalist, music historian, and music lecturer for the Board of Education. Born in South Carolina, Allen moved to New York around 1902. He wrote for such publications as The New York Herald... more
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 109
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The W.E.B Du Bois collection consists of a small body of speeches, articles, correspondence, and related material primarily authored by Du Bois. Of special interest is a typescript, with editorial comments, of the first two chapters of Du Bois's... more