Found 64 collections related to African Americans -- Religion

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.
Holy Trinity Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church (Bronx, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 777
3.17 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo ("made one") Church maintains full communion with the Armenian, Syrian, Indian, and Coptic Orthodox Churches, together known as the Oriental Orthodox Churches. In 1959, Abuna Theophilus, the Archbishop of Harar... more
Father Divine
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 828
0.88 linear feet (3 boxes)
Father Divine (aka George Baker) was an African American religious leader and founder of the Peace Mission movement. The Father Divine collection consists primarily of material related to the broadcasting of Father Divine's sermons and messages... more
Church of St. Simon the Cyrenian (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 841
1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Church of St. Simon the Cyrenian held membership in the African Orthodox Church denomination. Under the leadership of Reverend Doctor William Russell Miller, its only pastor, the church was based in Brooklyn, New York from the 1940s through... more
Bey, Allan Ahmed
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 827
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Moorish Science Temple of America, is an U.S. religious movement founded in Newark, N.J., in 1913 by Timothy Drew (1886–1929), known to followers as Noble Drew Ali and also as the Prophet. Drew Ali taught that all Blacks were of Moorish... more
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 951
1.37 linear feet (5 boxes)
Partial manuscript, fragments, and unpublished chapter of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
Black Theology Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 286
5.79 linear feet (13 boxes)
The Black Theology Project (BTP) is an interdenominational organization, originally organized as one of eight projects of Theology in the Americas (TIA). The Black Theology Project records include files of the Board of Directors, administrative... more
Congregation Mount Horeb (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 591
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Congregation Mount Horeb, a Black Hebrew congregation, was founded by Rabbi Albert Moses in 1945. In 1954, the congregation was reorganized by Rabbi Joseph Thomas. The Congregation Mount Horeb records consist primarily of membership meeting... more
Brown, Egbert Ethelred
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 87
The collection consists of personal papers, material related to the Community Church of Harlem, and to the Jamaica Progressive League. Personal papers including certificates, sheet music with lyrics and melodies written by Brown, and an obituary... more
McKay, Claude, 1890-1948
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1233
2.56 linear feet (1 reel, 6 boxes)
Author, poet. Born in Jamaica. Correspondence and manuscripts of McKay's works, both published and unpublished, including "Banjo," "Banana Bottom," "Harlem Glory," and "Romance in Marseilles." Included are letters with Max Eastman, from Louise... more
St. Mark's United Methodist Church (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 361
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The St. Mark's United Methodist Church collection primarily consists of printed matter such as anniversary journals and programs. The collection focuses on the years when Reverend John Hicks was pastor, and contains church and special event... more
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6270
1.0 linear feet (16 reels)
Malcolm X was an African American nationalist leader and minister of the Nation of Islam who sought to broaden the civil rights struggle in the United States into an international human rights issue, and who subsequently founded the Muslim Mosque... more
Moorish Science Temple of America
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 435
The Moorish Science Temple of America collection consists of letters, certificates, legal documents, illustrations, pamphlets, programs, newspapers, posters, and other printed material. Accompanying the collection is an itemized list, compiled by... more
Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6544
4.48 linear feet (10 boxes, 5 reels)
The studies for this collection were compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration in New York City. This collection consists of 41 studies of the history of Blacks in New York City. Included are biographical... more
First African Baptist Church (Savannah, Ga.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
The records of the First African Baptist Church of Savannah, Georgia are divided into nine series: Church Minutes; Financial Records; Membership Records; Deeds, Leases and Legal Papers; Minutes of Boards and Associations; Sunday School Records;... more
Johnson, John Albert, 1857-1928
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-5859
Principally sermons, together with speeches, biographies of distinguished Afro-Americans, and personal papers including two journals, one kept while he was ministering in Bermuda, 1889-1892, and the other while on a trip to England in 1891 to... more
Berry, Isaac Reed, 1884-1975
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 283
The main body of the Isaac Reed Berry Papers consists of undated sermons, mostly handwritten. There is no indication of where the sermons were delivered, although they are titled. The sermons deal with topical and political as well as spiritual... more
Smith, J. Alfred (James Alfred)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 366
11.2 linear feet (28 archival boxes)
The J. Alfred Smith, Sr. Papers primarily document Smith's roles as author, pastor of the Allen Baptist Temple Church (ATBC) and his activities with the Progressive National Baptist Convention, Inc (PNBC) as well as other church organizations.... more
Gulfside Association (Waveland, Miss.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 202
3 linear feet (1 volume); 1 microfilm reel
Gulfside was a summer assembly and camp for religious, educational, and recreational purposes. It was sponsored by the Methodist Episcopal Church for African-American children, Board of Home Missions and Church Extension and the Department of... more
Ethiopian Hebrews Falasha Congregation (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 653
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Ethiopian Hebrews Falasha Congregation, a black Hebrew congregation, was formed in the late 1950s in Brooklyn and disbanded in the late 1960s-early 1970s. In 1988 the congregation formed a burial society and now owns and operates the Mt.... 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
Glover, George Washington, 1888-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 488
12 linear feet
Printed material relating to the National Association of Negro Musicians (NANM) including programs and playbills from NANM and other small groups; and annual breakfast, convention and conference materials, and other records of the New York and... more
Kohol Beth B'nai Yisrad Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 575
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
Kohol Beth B'nai Yisroel, a Black Hebrew congregation, was founded by Rabbi Julius Wilkins, later known as Rabbi Yirmeyahu Yisrael, in 1947. In approximately 1964, Kohol merged with Congregation Mount Horeb, located at 1036 Reverend Polite Place... more
Temple Beth Ab Shalom (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 578
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Temple Beth Ab Shalom was incorporated in 1972, with the principal place of worship in Wyandanch, Long Island, in New York. The temple relocated to Brooklyn in 1975, where it continues its mission. The Temple Beth Ab Shalom records include... more
Martin, Samuel Joseph, 1905-1984
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 338
The collection documents some aspects of Samuel J. Martin's career as an Episcopalian minister and contains sermons, correspondence, writings,and printed material. Included is Martin's dissertation written for the Divinity School of the University... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 633
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collections mainly consists of printed matter on various institutions, including Christian, Muslim, and Jewish organizations, and individuals related to these insitutions. Printed matter contains flyers, pamphlets, newsletters, and articles.... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 628
1.63 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection includes completed and incompleted survey responses from various religious institutions across the United States. It also includes lists of participating institutions and photocopied articles on the Works Progress... more
Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church (Baltimore, Md.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6637
The records of the Sharp Street Memorial United Methodist Church in Baltimore, Maryland consist of three series: Financial Records, Minute Books and Reports, and Cemetery Records. The Financial Records series, 1913-1944, contains trustee reports... more
Shiloh Baptist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6638
4 microfilm reels
The records of Shiloh Baptist Church, Washington, D.C. are divided into three series: Administrative Records, Church History and Vital Records.
Abyssinian Baptist Church (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 671
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Abyssinian Baptist Church Oral History Project consists of transcripts of interviews with ten African-American women—all Abyssinian members—about their recollections of Abyssinian Baptist Church as well as their Southern roots, their spiritual... more
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