75 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Africa.

  1. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    3,000,000 items ; 8,602 containers plus 46 oversize and 2 classified ; 3,965 linear feet ; 39 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts,...

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  2. James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    79,000 items ; 255 containers plus 2 oversize ; 100.2 linear feet ; 1 digital file (1.09 MB) -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

  3. Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    18,000 items ; 54 containers plus 19 oversize ; 21.2 linear feet ; 46 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

  4. Arnold Moss papers, 1935-1987

    2,100 items ; 11 containers ; 4.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Actor, director, theatrical producer, and crossword puzzle maker. Correspondence, contracts, scripts, playbills and programs, financial records, speeches, writings, drafts of crossword puzzles, and printed matter documenting Moss's career primarily as a stage actor, producer, and director.

  5. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 91,000 items ; 179 containers ; 106 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Max Roach was an American jazz drummer, composer, educator, and activist. The collection includes music manuscripts, writings, correspondence, business papers, photographs, programs, sound recordings, and other materials related to his career. It also contains a variety of materials pertaining to vocalist Abbey Lincoln and countless other jazz artists, including Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie,...

  6. Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988

    15,000 items ; 41 containers ; 18.5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    African-American educational administrator and advocate. Correspondence, journal, writings and speeches, notes, reports, organizational records, clippings, printed materials, memorabilia, and miscellaneous items relating chiefly to Patterson's efforts, following his retirement as president of Tuskegee Institute in 1953, to preserve and develop African-American institutions of higher learning.

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  7. Leon Howard Sullivan papers, 1940-2002

    8,400 items ; 24 containers ; 9.6 linear feet ; digital files -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Civil rights leader, entrepreneur, and minister. Correspondence, speeches, subject files, clippings, printed material, awards, and other papers relating chiefly to Sullivan’s work with the International Foundation for Education and Self Help.

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  8. Harmon Foundation, inc., records, 1913-1967

    37,800 items ; 121 containers ; 48.4 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, biographical notes, catalogs, scrapbooks, and other material relating to the organization and its founder, William Elmer Harmon. Included are records of the foundation's award programs, biographical notes on African and African-American artists, and correspondence with African art centers.

  9. Philip W. Bonsal papers, 1914-1992

    1,100 items ; 4 containers plus 1 classified ; 1.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat. Correspondence, diaries, memoranda, speeches, and statements documenting Bonsal's foreign service career, especially as United States ambassador to Cuba during and after its 1959 revolution, including also material on Argentina, colonial Africa, and an English translation of L'Expedition du Mexique concerning Maximillian, Emperor of Mexico.

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  10. Benjamin Gerig papers, 1927-1974

    2,000 items ; 6 containers plus 2 classified ; 2.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Diplomat. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, printed material, and other papers pertaining to Gerig's service with the League of Nations primarily as commissioner-general of the pavilion at the New York World's Fair in 1939 and 1940, his work with the Department of State in a number of positions involving international organizations and the administration of trust territories, and his...

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