Found matches for slavery in 19 collections.

Filtering on: x2001 - 2022
Nautilus Insurance Company
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 715
1.75 linear feet (6 boxes)
The Nautilus Insurance Company (predecessor of the New York Life Insurance Company) was one of several insurance companies that sold policies to enslavers to insure their enslaved persons against damages or death. The Nautilus Insurance Company... 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.
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
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
Missabu, Rumi
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2015-021
6.16 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 oversize folder, 2 tubes); 18.02 gigabytes (4381 computer files)
The Rumi Missabu collection (1952-2017) documents Missabu's artistic endeavors as one of the founding members of the San Francisco-based theatrical troupe known as The Cockettes. The collection consists of photographs of troupe members and... 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
Diggins, John P.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18353
5 linear feet (12 boxes)
John Patrick Diggins (1935-2009) was an intellectual historian, university professor, and the author of numerous publications, including Mussolini and Fascism; the view from America (1972), The American Left in the Twentieth Century (1973), The... more
Wilcox, Preston, 1923-2006
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 235
13.13 linear feet (47 boxes)
Personal and professional papers, writings, office files and printed matter documenting Preston Wilcox's dual career as an educator and community organizer. Included are biographical and autobiographical narratives; some correspondence and... more
Ashe, Arthur
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 276
20.6 linear feet, (42 boxes)
The Arthur Ashe papers document the wide range of Ashe's political, athletic, business, and philanthropic activities. Although they contain some significant material from the 1960s and 1970s, the papers are concentrated more heavily on Ashe's... more
Archambeau family
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 722
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
The Archambeau family, consisting of John Nicholas Archambeau and his two children, Lester and Sybil, immigrated to the United States from Jamaica in 1908 and 1919, respectively. John Nicholas attended Howard University, became a dentist, and... more
Egbuna, Obi B.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 944
2.62 linear feet (7 boxes)
The Obi Egbuna papers consist of the personal papers and manuscripts of this Nigerian novelist, short-story writer, and political activist.
Farrar, Straus, and Giroux
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 979
377.21 linear feet linear feet (893 boxes, 182 microfilm reels)
The publishing company Farrar, Straus & Giroux, Inc. was founded in 1945 as Farrar, Straus & Company by John Farrar and Roger W. Straus, Jr. After numerous changes in management and corresponding changes in name, the company became known as... 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

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Horne, Gerald, 1949-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 559
97.41 linear feet (232 boxes); 68.47 mb (1,962 computer files)
Gerald Horne is an African American historian, professor, and political activist. His collection dates from 1953 to 2016, and details his career in academia, political activism, legal work, research pursuits, and writing endeavors. The collection... more
Weaver, Robert C. (Robert Clifton), 1907-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 810
71.84 linear feet (48 boxes, 34 volumes)
Robert Clifton Weaver (1907-1997) was a black economist, public administrator, educator, and author. The Robert C. Weaver papers, Additions II date from 1882 to 2008 (bulk dates 1950s-1980s) and primarily document Weaver's writing on urban... more
Sheridan, Dixie
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2009-005
34.78 linear feet (87 boxes, 12 oversize folders, 1 tube)
Dixie Sheridan (née Massad, 1943- ) is an acclaimed photographer for Off-Broadway and Off Off-Broadway productions. The Dixie Sheridan photographs, dating 1982 to 2017 (bulk dates, 1997 to 2015), reflect her photographic work for Off-Broadway and... more
Jones, Patricia Spears, 1955-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 975
23.42 linear feet (57 boxes); 21.4 megabytes (20 computer files)
Patricia Spears Jones (born in 1951 in Forrest City, Arkansas) is a Black American poet, playwright, writer, educator, editor, and publisher. Her papers date from the 1970s to the 2010s, and chronicle Jones' career and personal life through... more
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
200.83 linear feet (408 boxes)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was one of the most renowned and celebrated voices in American literature. The Maya Angelou papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys, and proofs of published work as well as... more
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