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

  1. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  2. 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,...

  3. Max Roach papers, 1880-2012

    approximately 98,750 items ; 194 containers ; 122 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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,...

  4. 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.

    Summary:

    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.

  5. Anthony Lewis papers, 1941-2007

    347,000 items ; 998 containers plus 1 classified ; 399.0 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Newspaper columnist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts, research files for books, notebooks and notes, articles and columns by Lewis, reports, speeches, newsletters, photographs, press releases, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting primarily Lewis’s professional activities.

  6. 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.

    Summary:

    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...

  7. Frederick D. Patterson papers, 1861-1988

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

    Summary:

    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.

  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. Samuel Dash papers, 1748-2004

    87,000 items ; 253 containers plus 2 classified ; 101 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, legal material and opinions, writings, speeches, engagement file, teaching file, organization and committee file, clippings, photographs, appointment calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Dash's legal career after 1964, and more particularly his role in governmental investigations.

  10. C. Chaillé-Long papers, 1809-1918

    1,800 items ; 3 containers ; 1.2 linear feet ; 2 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Soldier, explorer, and diplomat. Personal and official correspondence, articles, speeches, news clippings, scrapbook, awards, commissions, maps, and photographs concerning Chaillé-Long's career as an explorer and public servant.