Found matches for slavery in 86 collections.

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1520
0.06 linear feet (1 box, 1 microfilm reel)
A collection of bills of sale, deeds, passes, certificates of registry, manumission papers, wills, and speeches. Also, letters relating to slavery-related court cases, including the Amistad slave ship revolt. Also includes letters by... more
Nautilus Insurance Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 715
12 linear feet (6 flat boxes)
The Nautilus Insurance Company (predecessor of the New York Life Insurance Company) was one of several insurance companies that sold policies to slaveholders to insure their slaves against damages or death. The company sold these policies for... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 418
0.54 linear feet (2 boxes, 2 boxes)
The Miscellaneous Afro-Latin American collection consists of a mix of official, private, and family papers from colonial Spanish American territories: Argentina, Cuba, Mexico, Peru, Puerto Rico, Uruguay, and Venezuela. The documents are all from... more
Horton, R. G. (Rushmore G.), 1826-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6293
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Rushmore G. Horton (1826-1867) was editor of The Weekly Day Book (later the New-York Weekly Caucasian and the New-York Weekly Day-Book Caucasian), a New York City pro-slavery newspaper, as well the author of several publications, including The... more
Polk Family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Mg 713
0.01 linear feet (1 folder)
The ancestors of the Polk Family, Jim and Amey, their daughter, Judah, and her husband, Kit, along with their children, upon reaching the age of twenty-one), were emancipated in 1840. This occurred one and one-half years after the death of their... 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
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.
Parris, Guichard
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 506
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Guichard Parris was director of public relations of the National Urban League from 1944-1968. The bulk of the Guichard Parris Collection is comprised of photocopies of research material and biographical information Parris compiled for a... more
Webster, Daniel, 1782-1852
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3257
.21 linear feet (1 box)
Daniel Webster (1782-1852) was an American lawyer and statesman. He served as U.S. Representative from New Hampshire and later Massachusetts, U.S. Senator from Massachusetts, and U.S. Secretary of State. The collection contains letters written or... more
Stock, Mildred
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 177
7.42 linear feet (15 boxes)
Mildred Stock was a writer and researcher, best known for the work, Ira Aldridge: The Negro Tragedian", which she co-authored with Herbert Marshall. The Mildred Stock research collection consists of research files... more
Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-6544
4.48 linear feet (10 boxes, 5 reels)
The studies for this collection were compiled by workers of the Writers' Program of the Works Projects Administration in New York City. This collection consists of 41 studies of the history of Blacks in New York City. Included are biographical... 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
Berry family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 483
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The Berry family collection consists of seven pieces of correspondence, apparently written by members of the Berry family, dating from 1863-1918, and spanning three states and Europe. There is also one typescript entitled "My Bit in the World War... more
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-1527
.96 linear feet (1 microfilm reel, 3 boxes)
The manuscripts in this collection are mostly governmental and military documents, primarily relating to Haiti and Guadaloupe, and some to other West Indian islands.
Bryant family
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 421
2.2 linear feet (6 boxes)
Members of the Bryant family were descended from Peter Bryant (1767-1820) and Sarah Snell Bryant (1766-1847) of Cummington, Mass., and included the poet William Cullen Bryant (1794-1878) and his brothers, who settled in or around Princeton, Ill.... more
Maloney, Margaret Sarah McKim
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1853
2 linear feet (4 boxes, 2 volumes)
The collection consists of correspondence and other papers of prominent members of the interrelated McKim and Garrison families collected by Margaret McKim Maloney and others. Included are papers of architect Charles Follen McKim, abolitionists... 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
Taylor, Moses, 1806-1882
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2955
132 linear feet (326 boxes, 1166 v., 1 oversize folder)
Moses Taylor (1806-1882) was a little-known but representative figure in the history of the mercantile and industrial development of the United States and Cuba in the nineteenth century. Taylor was a New York City merchant in the West Indies trade... more
Katz, Jonathan, 1938-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1621
59.3 linear feet (140 boxes, 2 bundles, 6 tubes)
The Jonathan Ned Katz Papers include correspondence, writings, research notes, audiotapes, moving picture films, and textile designs. They reflect Katz's personal life and career as author, playwright, gay rights activist, teacher, textile... more
Duberman, Martin B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 848
69.44 linear feet (164 boxes); 726.94 kb (434 computer files); 165 audio files, 109 cassettes
Martin B. Duberman, b.1930, is a historian and playwright who taught history in universities for over fifty years. He is the author of the play In White America, biographies of Charles Francis Adams, James Russell... more
Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998
Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature | Berg Coll MSS Kazin archive
(95 linear feet); 191 manuscript boxes
Alfred Kazin (1915-1998) was an American literary and cultural critic, essayist and historian. He was one of the most influential of New York intellectuals in the second half of the twentieth century, and belonged to the circle of writers and... more
Gutman, Herbert G. (Herbert George), 1928-1985
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1268
32 linear feet (32 boxes and l oversize folder)
Herbert George Gutman (1928-1985) was a historian and professor of history at Fairleigh Dickinson University and various New York universities. His published works concerned the social and economic structure of American labor. Bulk of the... more
Delaney, Henry Beard
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 597
1 linear foot (1 flat box)
Reverend Henry Beard Delaney was born into slavery in Georgia. He would go on to become head of St. Augustine's School in Raleigh, North Carolina and a consecrated Bishop Suffragan of the Episcopal Church. Rev. Delaney was the father of Judge... more
Conrad, Earl
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | MssCol 20868
The Earl Conrad/Harriet Tubman Research Materials represents the research process used in the production of the book by Earl Conrad on the life and activities of Harriet Tubman (c.1821-1913).
Drake, St. Clair
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 309
44.79 linear feet (108 boxes)
The distinguished social scientist and activist St. Clair Drake only claimed the distinction of being one of the first eleven or twelve persons of color to secure graduate training in anthropology between 1900 and 1945. Divided into 18 series and... more
International League for Human Rights
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1518
62 linear feet (123 boxes)
The International League for Human Rights was founded in New York City in 1942 as the International League for the Rights of Man, a non-governmental agency to promote human rights worldwide. The League takes as its platform the Universal... more
Herndon, Angelo, 1913-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-981, Reel 22
27 items (1 folder)
Angelo Herndon was a labor and Communist Party organizer who was convicted and sentenced to twenty years hard labor on charges of attempting to incite insurrection in Georgia in 1932. He had led a demonstration of unemployed African Americans and... more
Clarke, John Henrik, 1915-1998
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 572
52 linear feet (49 boxes)
Consisting mainly of correspondence, lecture notes, course outlines, writings, research material, organizational records and printed matter, the John Henrik Clarke papers are a unique archive for the study and interpretation of African and... more
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 119
0.96 linear feet (3 boxes)
The collection consists of individual items and small groups of Haitian documents mostly from the 18th and 19th centuries. It includes miscellaneous correspondence of Etienne Polvérel and Félicité Sonthonax, members of the Civil... more
Bey, Allan Ahmed
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 827
0.67 linear feet (2 boxes)
Moorish Science Temple of America, is an U.S. religious movement founded in Newark, N.J., in 1913 by Timothy Drew (1886–1929), known to followers as Noble Drew Ali and also as the Prophet. Drew Ali taught that all Blacks were of Moorish... more
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