140 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans.

  1. John Haynes Holmes papers, 1899-1983

    84,800 items ; 277 containers ; 110 linear feet ; 54 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Unitarian clergyman and author. Correspondence, writings, printed matter, and other papers reflecting Holmes's public career and social reform movements that he supported.

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  2. David Ginsburg papers, 1919-2007

    70,000 items ; 245 containers plus 1 classified and 3 oversize ; 99.6 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Lawyer, author, and teacher. Correspondence and memoranda, newspaper clippings and press releases, legal material, speeches and writings, reports, research material, minutes, political campaign material, legislation, biographical material, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Ginsburg's involvement with civil rights, the recovery of German assets after World War II, and his...

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  3. Barnett Allen Howard papers, 1885-1949

    13 items ; 2 containers ; 0.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Farmer, preacher, and trader. Memoirs documenting Howard's life as well as genealogical material, legal documents, and printed matter.

  4. George Foster Peabody papers, 1894-1937

    25,000 items ; 75 containers ; 32 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Banker and philanthropist. Correspondence and other papers reflecting Peabody's activities as treasurer of the Democratic National Committee, interest in the Democratic Party, his association with the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and other banking activities, and special interests such as African-American welfare, the development of education in the South, and the Georgia Warm Springs Health...

  5. Black history collection, 1700-2008

    1,165 items ; 5 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1.9 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Letters, court records, legal documents, slave deeds, financial records, speeches and writings, family and genealogical papers, military records, birth records, inventories, wills, ships' papers, a commonplace book, poll tax receipts, broadsides, postcards, marriage certificates, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material pertaining to African Americans.

  6. Andrew Carnegie papers, 1803-1935

    67,400 items ; 304 containers ; 72 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

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    Industrialist and philanthropist. Correspondence, reports, memoranda, speeches, articles, book files, financial papers, printed materials, and other papers relating to Carnegie's steel manufacturing and other business and philanthropic activities.

  7. James Dodson Barbee and David Rankin Barbee papers, 1784-1953

    5,000 items ; 17 containers plus 1 oversize ; 7.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    James Dodson Barbee, Methodist clergyman in Tennessee and Alabama and publishing agent, and son David Rankin Barbee, journalist. Correspondence, including family letters, notebooks, account books, printed matter, notes, and sermons chiefly relating to the Methodist Publishing House, Nashville, Tennessee, and to claims of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, growing out of Civil War property...

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  8. Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

    800 items ; 10 containers ; 4.0 linear feet ; 1 microfilm reel -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian and educator. Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans.

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  9. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  10. Carl Brent Swisher collection of research materials relating to Roger B. Taney, 1836-1962

    12,250 items ; 34 containers plus 1 oversize ; 15 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Historian. Chiefly reproductions of correspondence, reports, records, and newspapers gathered by Swisher for a history of Roger Brooke Taney's tenure as chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court.