Found 6 collections related to African Americans and libraries -- New York (State) -- New York

New York Black Librarians Caucus
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 157
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection is mostly comprised of correspondence, meeting minutes, financial reports, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Black librarianship. There is a folder of minutes for the Black Librarians Caucus of Queens, the NYBLC predecessor,... more
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 109
.2 linear feet
The W.E.B Du Bois collection consists of a small body of speeches, articles, correspondence and related material primarily authored by Du Bois. Of special interest is a typescript, with editorial comments, of the first two chapters of Du Bois'... more
New York Public Library. 135th Street Branch
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 219
2.8 linear feet (6 archival boxes, 2 1/2 archival boxes, 1 flat box)
The 135th Street Branch Records document staff activities as they serviced the information needs of the Harlem community. There are eleven ledgers (1905-1935) containing lists of acquisitions, circulation statistics, library card registrations,... more
North Manhattan/Central Harlem Project
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 348
3.75 linear feet (9 boxes)
Project began in 1965 with funding from the New York Public Library and state and federal sources to demonstrate the value of intensive library services in a disadvantaged community through strengthened book collections, relevant programs, and... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-2798
.75 linear feet (17 boxes, 12 microfilm reels)
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts documenting black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 44
23.71 linear feet (64 boxes)
The records of the Schomburg Center document the activities of the six individuals who managed the library, dating to its establishment by Ernestine Rose. The records are divided into the following series: General Correspondence, Reference... more