Found 5 collections related to Civil rights

Filtering on: x2001 - 2022
New York Foundation
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18363
97.37 linear feet (231 boxes)
The New York Foundation is a philanthropic foundation, established in New York City in 1909 for the purpose of providing financial support towards "altruistic purposes, charitable, benevolent, educational, or otherwise." For over a century, the... more
Lierop, Robert F. van
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 373
36.96 linear feet (88 boxes)
Robert Van Lierop is a lawyer, political activist, filmmaker, and diplomat who served as Vanuatu's permanent representative to the United Nations. His papers date from 1965 to 2001, and chronicle his professional life and political activism. The... more
Edwards, Babette
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 809
16.2 linear feet (40 boxes)
Dr. E. Babette Edwards is a parent leader and advocate for school reform in New York City. The Babette Edwards Education Reform in Harlem collection dates from 1964 to 2006 (bulk 1966-1977), and consists of files documenting her work with the... more
Kennedy, Michael J., 1937-2016
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 29966
57.25 linear feet (139 boxes); 243 megabytes (27 computer files)
Michael Kennedy (1937-2016) was a criminal defense and civil rights lawyer known for defending radical political figures, drug smugglers, members of organized crime, and other people shunned by more mainstream legal counsel. An expert in First and... more
Washington, Mary Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 776
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Mary Helen Washington papers (1873-2002, bulk dates 1995-2002) document the working relationship of scholar and author Mary Helen Washington and journalist Lloyd L. Brown.
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