Found 10 collections related to African American soldiers

Filtering on: x1851 - 1900
Rudd, Robert R., b. 1860
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6648
Correspondence, reports, rosters listing names of troops, ledgers, performance evaluations, and discharge papers, relating to Rudd's command of I Company, 48th Infantry, an all African-American unit fighting in the Spanish-American War, and the... more
Colman, Henry
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 97
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Henry Colman served in the 119th Infantry Regiment, Company B (Black Regiment), Department of the Gulf, during the Civil War. This collection pertains to Henry Colman's service during the Civil War.
United States. Corps d'Afrique. Engineer Regiment, 1st (1863-1864)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 823
0.01 linear feet (1 oversize folder)
The Corps d'Afrique was officially known as the Louisiana Native Guards. The First Louisiana Native Guards was raised in August 1862 by Union general Benjamin Butler and mustered in on September 27, 1862. It was the first Black regiment in the... more
Smith, William Dye, 1881-1951
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 949
1.46 linear feet (3 boxes plus 1 Oversize box)
Personal papers of William Dye Smith (1880-1951), an African American military sergeant who served in the United States Army Spanish American War.
Harris, M. A., 1908-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 34
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
The Middleton "Spike" Harris Civil War and Reconstruction collection consists of documents pertaining to the Civil War from both the Union Army and the Confederate states. Among other items, there is a pay claim issued by the Confederate Army,... more
Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-1998
Photographs and Prints Division. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture | Sc Photo Jean Blackwell Hutson Collection
3.0 linear feet (10 boxes)
The Jean Blackwell Hutson photographs, dated 1890s to 1990s, were compiled by Jean Blackwell Hutson (1914-1998), a librarian who served as curator of the Schomburg Collection from 1948 to 1972, then chief of the Schomburg Center for Research in... more
Europe, James Reese, 1881-1919
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 616
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
James Reese Europe was an accomplished musician, composer, conductor, organizer, and recording artist. The collection primarily consists of photocopied secondary sources, newspaper clippings, and programs collected by James R. Europe, Jr. to... more
Berry family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 483
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The Berry family collection consists of seven pieces of correspondence, apparently written by members of the Berry family, dating from 1863 to 1918, and spanning three states and Europe. There is also one typescript entitled "My Bit in the World... more
McCaw, Melvin, 1867-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 270
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
Born in Columbia, Tennessee, in 1867, Melvin McCaw was a veteran of the Spanish-American wars in Cuba and the Philippines, and a non-commissioned officer in the 9th Regiment of U.S. Cavalry, the first detachment of African American troops assigned... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 76
5.13 linear feet (15 boxes)
The Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP), spanning from 1740-2006, document the personal and professional lives of people of African descent.
Indicates that portions of this collection have been
digitized and are available online.