6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African American families.

  1. Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    7 manuscript folders in 1 box; 64 12-inch acetate-aluminum discs. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.

  2. Daniel P. Moynihan papers, 1765-2003

    1,306,400 items. 3,734 containers plus 10 oversize and 3 classified. 1,490 linear feet. 1,021 microfilm reels. 275 digital files (534.8MB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Public official, diplomat, educator, and senator. Correspondence, memoranda, journals, speeches, writings, legislative files, notes, research material, subject files, appointment books, press releases, printed material, clippings, and photographs documenting Moynihan's career in public service, in higher education, and in politics, particularly his years as United States senator from New York.

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  3. Black history collection, 1623-2008

    1,215 items. 6 containers plus 2 oversize. 3.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    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.

  4. Nelson W. Jordan family papers, circa 1864-2003

    1,100 items. 16 containers plus 8 oversize. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Former slave, soldier, and clergyman. Photographs, correspondence, personal and family Bibles, family trees and other genealogical information, scrapbooks, diaries, speeches and writings, sermons, notebooks, school work, school publications, diplomas, posters, and printed matter, documenting Jordan family members and in-laws in Virgina and New Jersey in the late nineteenth and the first half of the twentieth centuries.

  5. Alex Haley papers, 1831-2005

    1,000 items. 3 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author. Drafts, research material, and correspondence concerning Haley's writing projects.

  6. Simons family papers, 1887-1982

    3,850 items. 16 containers. 6.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Members of the Simons (Simmons) family, an African-American family centered in South Carolina and Washington, D.C., especially William H. Simons (1881-1938), Baptist missionary and Young Men's Christian Association official, and members of the allied Garrett and Nicholson families. Correspondence, diaries and diary notes, and miscellaneous material relating chiefly to William H. Simons and his career with the YMCA in Burma, East Africa, and India and as a Baptist missionary in Nigeria.