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Johnson, Jesse J., 1914-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 200
9.42 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
An African American career soldier, Jesse J. Johnson authored eight books and several plays about the military service of black men and women. The Jesse J. Johnson military collection consists primarily of secondary sources and printed material,... 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
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 736
17.92 linear feet (43 boxes)
The In the Life Archive (ITLA), originally known as the Black Gay and Lesbian Archive (BGLA), was created by Steven Fullwood in 1999, to aid in the documentation and preservation of cultural materials produced by and about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual,... more
Clarke, Cheryl, 1947-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 642
4.37 linear feet (11 boxes)
Cheryl Clarke is a Black lesbian poet, writer, critic, scholar, and activist. This collection is a testament to her life's work as a Black, lesbian, feminist activist and demonstrates her commitment to promoting Black lesbian visibility and voices... more
Wright, Nathan
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 754
6.04 linear feet (8 boxes)
The Rev. Dr. Nathan Wright, Jr., an Episcopal minister and scholar, was an early and prominent advocate of Black power. The Nathan Wright papers reflect his numerous interests and endeavors in the fields of religion, Black power, education, and... more
DeLarverié, Stormé, 1920-2014
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 901
2.63 linear feet (4 boxes)
The Stormé DeLarverié papers document DeLarverié's long career as a singer, male impersonator, and gay rights activist from the 1980s-2008. The bulk of the collection contains personal and professional correspondence, biographical information,... more
Holte, Clarence L., 1909-1993
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 718
4.0 linear feet (4 boxes)
Clarence LeRoy Holte (1909-1993) is principally known as an African American bibliophile who collected books pertaining to Africa and the African diaspora. He was also an advertising executive and for twenty years worked as an ethnic market... more
Joans, Ted
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 716
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Ted Joans was a painter, poet, trumpeter, and member of the New York Greenwich Village literary Beat Generation.The Ted Joans collection consists mainly of correspondence and notes (1969-2003).
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 668
6.04 linear feet (16 boxes)
This collection consists of various screenplays, television scripts, and radio scripts of different provenances; many of these scripts were transferred from the African Americans in film collection (Sc MG 690). Additionally, many of the scripts... more
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 933
40.87 linear feet (113 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes); 7.9 megabytes (124 computer files)
Harry Belafonte is a Jamaican-American musician, actor, and activist best known for popularizing calypso music with international audiences, and his involvement in the American Civil Rights movement. His collection contains project files,... more
Wallace, Michele
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 739
11.21 linear feet (29 boxes)
Michele Wallace is best known for her first book, Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman, which is considered the first collection of essays published by a black woman, and the first book published by a black... more
Kerr, Thomas Henderson, Jr.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 763
3.83 linear feet (14 boxes)
Thomas Henderson Kerr, Jr. was a composer, pianist, and teacher; his papers reflect his activities in these various roles.
Haggins, Jon
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 765
4.25 linear feet (16 boxes)
Jon Haggins was a fashion designer, singer, and travel writer. The Jon Haggins Fashion archive primarily contains professional papers from Haggins' career as a fashion designer.
Pinkney, Alphonso
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 768
9.0 linear feet (9 boxes)
African-American sociologist, Alphonso Pinkney (1928-2006), was a nationally known expert on race relations. The Alphonso Pinkney manuscript and research collection pertains to several books Pinkney authored, primarily about race relations.
Clement, Marilyn, 1935-2009
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 772
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
Marilyn Clement was an activist and a professional organizer in the social justice movement. The Marilyn Clement papers, 1967-2005, consist primarily of printed material, which document her activities as an activist with the organizations where... more
Burness, Donald
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 773
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Donald Burness, a founding member of the African Literature Association, is the author of several books on Lusophone African literature and the editor of several poetry anthologies that focus on the works of writers from Angola, Mozambique, Cape... more
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 790
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jewelle Gomez is a self-identified "Black", "Native", lesbian feminist poet and playwright. She has published nine books, including three books of poetry, a novel, a play, an essay collection, and two books of collaboration. Gomez is best known... more
Murray, Joan, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 847
35.0 linear feet (84 boxes)
Joan Murray (1937- ) was the first African American female television news reporter in the United States, as well as an entrepreneur, small plane pilot, and writer. The Joan Murray papers detail her career in media and marketing; her personal... more
Bridgforth, Sharon
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 845
5.63 linear feet (14 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Sharon Bridgforth papers, 1989-2015, document her personal life and her career as a writer, playwright, and performer. The bulk of the collection consists of her writing and materials related to productions of her plays and films, such as... more
Chanticleer, Raven
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 881
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
This collection contains files of biographical material; correspondence; articles written by and about Chanticleer; his fashion drawings; assorted programs from events in which he participated; material related to his role as the executive... more
Branner, Djola
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 868
1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Djola Branner papers, 1983-2010, document his personal life and professional career as a writer, poet, dancer, choreographer, actor, and educator. The collection reflects how his identity and experiences as a gay Black man informed much of... more
Penn, Robert E.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 711
25.28 linear feet (61 boxes); 32.9 megabytes (1183 computer files)
Robert E. Penn, Jr. (1948- ) is an African-American LGBT activist, a writer, and a producer. The Robert E. Penn papers, dating from 1971 to 2003, reflect Penn's work as an activist; his work as Assistant Director of Education, HIV Prevention for... more
Guy, Rosa
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 903
13.17 linear feet (35 boxes)
The Rosa Guy papers contain material related to her personal life, her writing, and her professional career. The personal matter includes correspondence and biographical information. The material in the writing series includes drafts, notes, and... more
Washington, Eno
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 495
5.93 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Donald Eno Washington is a performing dance artist and instructor with a specialty in dance of West Africa and Mali. The Donald Eno Washington papers include personal and professional material regarding his dance career and travels.
McGruder, Kevin, 1957-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 368
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Born in Toledo, Ohio, activist, entrepreneur, and writer Kevin McGruder attended Harvard University (BA in Economics) and Columbia University (M.B.A. in Real Estate Finance). In 2007, he began his doctoral studies in History at the Graduate Center... more
Pickens, Harriet, 1909-1969
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 759
0.63 linear feet (2 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Harriet Pickens joined the WAVES (Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service) in 1944 as a member of the Women's Reserves in the U.S. Naval Reserve. She was one of two African American women to be sworn in as an officer, and she was... more
Simmons, Ron, 1950-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 619
6.42 linear feet (7 boxes)
Ron Simmons, an early Black LGBTQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and Queer or Questioning) rights activist in the 1970s and 1980s. The Ron Simmons papers contain manuscripts for several of his writings, correspondence, research material,... more
Johnson, Hall, 1888-1970
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 811
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
African-American composer, musician, and arranger, Hall Johnson is best known as a choral director and for his arrangements of spirituals. In 1925, Johnson formed the Hall Johnson Negro Choir, which performed spirituals in the traditional style.... more
Boyd, Wallace Bass, 1966-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 813
2.0 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Wallace Bass Boyd collection is comprised of forty-seven journals, biographical accounts and geographical descriptions of Black life in the South, as well as drafts of his writings from 1985-2007. The journals primarily capture Boyd's... more
Greene, Richard T., 1913-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 815
1.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
Richard T. Greene was a bank executive and advertising manager. The Richard T. Greene papers document Greene's career in advertising and banking.