Found 20 collections related to Civil rights -- United States

Smythe, Hugh H. (Hugh Heyne), 1913-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-966
Papers covering Smythe's professional career centering upon research, writing, and university teaching in the fields of sociology and anthropology, with special emphasis on East Asian and African studies. Correspondence including that written... more
Harris, Middleton A. Spike
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 34
19.04 linear feet (43 boxes)
Middleton Alexander "Spike" Harris (1908-1977) was an author, historian, collector, and dealer of African Americana. In addition, he was the founder of the Negro History Associates (NHA), an organization which collected and disseminated... more
Haywood, Harry, 1898-1985
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 398
9.1 linear feet (13 boxes)
The Harry Haywood Papers, 1948-1981, consists of typescripts of articles, speeches and book manuscripts, correspondence, photocopies of journal articles, and materials relating to the Communist Party USA and several of its offshoots, most... more
Bunton, Henry Clay, 1903-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 291
7.4 linear feet (20 boxes)
Henry C. Bunton's papers consist of personal papers, writings, chaplaincy records, Christian Methodist Episcopal Church records, and correspondence. These papers principally document Bunton's role as a bishop with the C.M.E. Church. Church records... more
Watson, James S., 1882-1952
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 464
5 linear feet (14 boxes)
The James S. Watson Papers, 1913-1991, document his career as a judge, his legal decisions and opinions, his numerous civic and community activities, and his personal and family life. The Papers consist of correspondence, legal documents, minutes,... more
Gollin, Albert E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 406
12.4 linear feet (29 archival boxes)
The Bureau of Social Science Research Files collection are comprised of materials from the two sociological studies for which Albert Gollin was the principal investigator; the March on Washington (l963) and the Poor People's Campaign (l968). In... more
Lane, Layle, 1893-1976
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 54
.2 linear feet
High school teacher and civil rights advocate in New York City. Correspondence, political files, and printed material documenting Lane's opposition to racial discrimination and war. Includes letters from World War II soldiers relating to... more
Alexander, James, 1691-1756
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 37
.25 linear feet (1 box)
James Alexander (1691-1756) was counsel for John Peter Zenger during his trial for libel, 1734-1735, in Mount Vernon, Westchester County, New York. The collection consists of papers relating to the trial of John Peter Zenger, written or collected... more
Katz, William Loren
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 139
5.4 linear feet
Author/historian William Loren Katz is the author of "Eyewitness: The Negro in American History" (1967), "The Black West" (1971), "A History of Black Americans" (1973), "Black Indians: a Hidden Heritage" (1986), and other titles about... more
Hedgeman, Anna Arnold, 1899-1990
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 123
7 linear feet (12 archival boxes; 1 1/2 archival box; 2 record cartons; 1 volume)
The Anna Arnold Hedgeman papers document the second half of Hedgeman's career in governmental, religious, civil rights, and educational organizations from the 1950s through the early 1980s.
Kennedy, Stetson
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3548
Research files on organizations, individuals, and subjects collected for Kennedy's books, I RODE WITH THE KU KLUX KLAN (1954) and SOUTHERN EXPOSURE (1946), and newspaper and magazine articles. Includes correspondence, transcripts of articles,... more
Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5003
Personal papers including biographical statements, and correspondence with other scholars and African political leaders including E.U. Essien, Kenneth Kaunda of Zambia, and Nnamdi Azikiwe of Eastern Nigeria. Correspondence, court summonses and... more
National Council of Women of the United States
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2103
35 linear feet (35 boxes and 1 v.); 988 microfiche
Records document the varied activities of the National Council of Women, chiefly its executive committee meetings, annual and biennial meetings, conferences, seminars, and other events, and the work of its ad hoc and standing committees,... more
National Negro Congress (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1182
5.88 linear feet (94 reels)
The National Negro Congress was established, in 1936, to "secure the right of the Negro people to be free from Jim Crowism, segregation, discrimination, lynching, and mob violence" and "to promote the spirit of unity and cooperation between Negro... more
National Negro Congress (U.S.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 654
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The National Negro Congress was established in 1936 to "secure the right of the Negro people to be free from Jim Crowism, segregation, discrimination, lynching, and mob violence" and "to promote the spirit of unity and cooperation between Negro... more
Perry, Pettis
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
The bulk of the Pettis Perry Papers documents Perry's involvement in the Communist Party, especially his tenure in New York, from 1948 to 1955, as Secretary of the Negro Commission, Chairman of the Farm Commission, and Alternate Member of the... more
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
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
Washington, Mary Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 776
, .4 linear feet (1 archival boxe)
The collection contains correspondence, writings, and printed materials.
Cohen, Maxwell T., 1908-2000
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 835
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Maxwell T. Cohen was an attorney who represented South African singer, Miriam Makeba (1932-2008) in the late 1950s, when she was married to musician Hugh Masekela. By 1966, Cohen no longer represented Makeba, but remained friendly and continued to... more