Found 63 collections related to African Americans -- Religion

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
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.
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
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
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
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
Demby family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 106
1.4 linear feet
Edward Demby was the first black Bishop of the Protestant Episcopal Church, his wife Antoinette M. Demby was a member of the first graduating class of nurses from Howard University's Freedmen's Hospital. Bishop Demby's collection, 1893-1957,... more
DuPree, Sherry Sherrod, 1946-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 325
10 linear feet
The DuPree African-American Pentecostal and Holiness Collection was compiled by Sherry Sherrod DuPree during research for her "Biographical Dictionary of African-American Holiness Pentecostals" (Washington, D.C.: Middle Atlantic Regional Press,... more
Ebenezer United Methodist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
The records of Ebenezer United Methodist Church are divided into four series: Trustee Record Books, Financial and Vital Records, Historical and Vital Register Books, and Publications.
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
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
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro F-13242
1.03 linear feet (13 microfilm reels, 26 microfiche folders)
The Carnegie-Myrdal Study of the Negro in America research memoranda collection consists of twenty-nine memoranda prepared by the team of social scientists; letters from Frederick Keppel, president of the Carnegie Corporation, establishing the... more
Chambers, Andrew Jackson, 1825-1908
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 443
.2 linear feet
The Andrew J. Chambers papers consist primarily of letters Chambers received that provide an account of his activities on behalf of the Richard Allen Monument, his attempt to secure congressional passage of a bill to establish a commission to... 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
Bennett, George W., 1898-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 240
The George W. Bennett Manuscript consists of several drafts for a book he was writing. The manuscript contains an explanation of Bennett's philosophy of life and his perspective on society, as well as interpretations of several Biblical selections.
Berry, Leonidas H., 1902-1995
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 281
3.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Leonidas H. Berry papers primarily document Berry's medical career. There is correspondence (1980-1988), speeches and honors (1969-1980s), and some material on the National Medical Association. There are scattered files dealing with his work... more
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 573
.42 linear feet (1 box)
Beth Elohim Hebrew Congregation is a Black Jewish congregation in New York City. It was founded in 1983 by Chief Rabbi Levi Ben Levy, Rabbi Sholomo Ben Levy, and the Levy family. Religious instruction is provided by a Sabbath School for Children... more
Asbury United Methodist Church (Washington, D.C.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
The records of Asbury United Methodist Church (Washington, D.C.) are divided into four series: Vital, Administrative, Miscellaneous and ChurchPublications Records.
B'nai Adath Kol Beth Yisroel (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 577
1 folder
B'nai Adath Kol Beth Yisroel, a black Hebrew congregation, was incorporated in New York City in 1954 under the leadership of Rabbi Yirmeyahu Ben Daniel Yisrael (formerly Rabbi Julius Wilkins), and maintains its synagogue in Brooklyn, New York. The... more
Black Economic Research Center
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 284
23 linear feet
The Black Economic Research Center Records document BERC's activities as well as the involvement of Robert Browne in numerous organizations. Although the primary function of BERC was to conduct economic research to aid black organizations and... more
Bragg, George F. (George Freeman), 1863-1940
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 244
The George Freeman Bragg Manuscripts consist primarily of biographical essays about three prominent nineteenth century African Americans in addition to two lists, the first providing names of famous African American women and the second, a list of... more
Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation (Harlem, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 574
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
The Commandment Keepers Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, one of the oldest and largest communities of Black Hebrews in the United States, was founded in Harlem in 1919, by Rabbi Wentworth Arthur Matthew (1892-1973). Though this congregation traces... 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
Theology in the Americas (Organization)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 369
7.63 linear feet (9 boxes)
Theology in the Americas (TIA) was formed in 1974 to begin the process of exploring the meaning of liberation theology for North America. The Theology in the Americas records document the group's general organization, the two major conferences it... more