Found 35 collections related to African Americans -- Education

Reid, Ira De Augustine, 1901-1968
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 359
3 linear feet
The Ira De Augustine Reid papers consist primarily of published and unpublished writings and are divided into personal and professional papers, research notes, writings, Haverford College, subject file and writings by other authors. Included are a... more
Greenberg, Iris
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 94
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Iris Greenberg was a field worker for the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee in Mississippi, 1963-1964. Greenberg grew up in Queens, New York. She received a BS degree from University of Wisconsin in 1963, and a MFA degree from SUNY New... more
Phelps-Stokes Fund
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 162
52 linear feet, 127 boxes
The Phelps-Stokes Fund Records contain administrative records including trustee and committee minutes, correspondence, memoranda, financial records, legal documents, speeches, reports, occasional papers, and printed material, such as pamphlets,... more
Frost, Olivia P. (Olivia Pleasants), 1915-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 430
The Olivia Pleasants Frost Papers, 1937-1994, provide information on Dr. Frost's career as a research consultant to numerous social organizations and educational institutions.
Mount Pisgah Christian Academy (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 153
1 folder
The Academy, opened in 1980, is a private school associated with Mount Pisgah Baptist Church in Brooklyn. Letters, memoranda, newsletters, programs, announcements, and instructions received and issued by the Academy.
Schein, Ruth
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 113
Personal papers consisting of correspondence and other material related to Schein's role and activities in Mississippi, a personal account of the Summer Project, and an incomplete article about her experiences as a volunteer. Four participating... more
Beecher, Robert Houston, 1914-1987
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 272
2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Robert H. Beecher was a Panamanian-born educator who worked as a high school teacher, administrator, and community liason in the Bronx, then as an adjunct associate professor in the Department of Education Foundations at Hunter College. The Robert... more
School of African Philosophy
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 482
1 folder
Correspondence course originated by Marcus Garvey in 1937 which was designed to train Universal Negro Improvement Association officials and organizers for leadership positions. The School of African Philosophy course consisted of twenty-one... 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.
Seldon, Benjamin F.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 173
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Benjamin F. Seldon was State Supervisor of Negro Adult Education for the New Jersey Works Progress Administration from 1938 to 1941. He served in World War I, then completed his education in Europe where he studied the economic, social, and... more
Meier, August, 1923-2003
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 340
73.6 linear feet (149 boxes)
Since the early 1960's August Meier has been a major force in the study of African-American history in his examination of late nineteenth and twentieth century America by his application of rigorous social and intellectual analysis. Meier was... 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
Community News Service (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2799
The Community News Service Records consist of the Daily File, the Education File and Miscellaneous Notes.
Jack and Jill of America. Metropolitan Chapter
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 331
2.08 linear feet (5 boxes)
The first group of Jack and Jill of America was established to create a medium of contact for the children of its members and to provide a constructive, educational, recreational, and cultural program for the children and their parents.The Jack... more
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
Hatzaad Harishon (Organization : New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 576
1.83 linear feet (3 boxes)
Hatzaad Harishon ("The First Step") was formed in New York City in 1964, by Yaakov Gladstone, a white Jewish Hebrew teacher, with the aim of bridging the gap between Black and white Jews of America. Its members adhered to the concept of Klal... more
Lewis, Edward S. (Edward Shakespear)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 116
6.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Edward S. Lewis Papers, 1918-1986 (bulk 1948-1986), consist primarily of printed material. In the General series there are: correspondence, with letters from Senator Walter Mondale and Robert C. Weaver; memoranda; minutes; travel itineraries... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 43
38.51 linear feet (97 boxes, 6 volumes, 1 oversize folder)
This collection consists of typescripts of novels, biographies, essays, and poems on historical, sociological, and educational issues, and conference papers. Some of the typescripts appear as final drafts, others as working drafts with author's... more
National Research Council (U.S.). Committee on the Status of Black Americans
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 548
1 linear foot (2 archival boxes, 1/2 archival box)
In 1985, "A Common Destiny: Blacks and American Society" was published by the Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences of the National Research Council. The work was prepared by the Committee on the Status of Black Americans which was charged... more
Wilson, Geraldine
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG-380
37.5 linear feet (90 boxes)
Geraldine Louise Wilson (1931-1986), was an early childhood specialist, poet, writer and civil rights activist. Wilson would begin her educational career in Philadelphia. She moved to New York City and would eventually become Director of the... more
Fleming, Walter L. (Walter Lynwood), 1874-1932
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1029
6 linear feet (14 boxes)
Walter Lynwood Fleming (1874-1932) was professor of history at various universities in the U.S. including West Virginia University, Louisiana State University and Vanderbilt University, in addition to serving as dean of arts and sciences at... more
Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 182
Educator, writer, founder of Tuskegee Institute in Alabama. Material consists of letters from Washington to Emily Howland, a benefactor of the Tuskegee Institute. Letters cover a wide variety of issues, including requests for financial assistance,... more
Wilkerson, Doxey Alphonso, 1905-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 386
26 linear feet (22 record cartons, 13 archival boxes)
The Doxey A. Wilkerson Papers reflect Wilkerson's activities from the 1950's through the 1980's. Documented is his role as director of curriculum at the Jefferson School for Social Science, his career at Yeshiva University and as an educational... more
Twenty-First Century Foundation (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 241
7.2 linear feet
The Twenty-First Century Foundation Records encompass administrative records consisting of minutes of board of directors meetings, directors' reports, committee records, legal correspondence and financial records; general correspondence relating... more
Tyson, Cyril D.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 636
6.0 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Cyril D. Tyson Papers consist of documents Tyson compiled for the publication of his three monographs. The first of the books is "The 'Unconditional War' on Poverty and the Use of Computer Technology by Community Action Agencies, 1965-1972. As... more
Yancey, William Alexander
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 194
0.22 linear feet (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Born a slave, William Alexander Yancey was a teacher and a Presbyterian minister and missionary. After the Civil War, he moved to Virginia and purchased some land. In 1872, he converted to the Presbyterian faith. A year later, Yancey graduated... 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
Yancy, Roberta
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 388
.8 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Roberta Yancy Civil Rights Collection contains material generated by the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and other organizations. Collection contains historical data, correspondence, reports, writings, speeches by Stokely... more
Smythwick, Eleanor T.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 229
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Eleanor T. Smythwick was an administrator of the State of New Jersey Manual Training School at Bordentown (also known as the Manual Training and Industrial School for Colored Youth) and head of the Home Economics Education Department in the early... more