8 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African American universities and colleges.

  1. 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.

  2. 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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  3. 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.

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  4. Robert C. Ogden papers, 1843-1913

    10,000 items. 30 containers. 12 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Businessman and philanthropist. Correspondence, memoranda, notes and drafts of articles and speeches, reports, and printed matter primarily concerned with Ogden's business career, his interests in philanthropy and religion, and his activities on behalf of education in the South.

  5. Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    375,550 items. 1062 containers plus 8 oversize. 429.3 linear feet. 762 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900, the General Education Board, New York, N.Y., Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., other African-American schools, education in general, and Washington's personal and family life.

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  6. Moton family papers, 1850-1991

    8,700 items. 25 containers plus 1 classified. 11.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to efforts in the 1930s by the Moton Family to promote educational and economic opportunities for African Americans and to improve race relations.

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  7. Robert H. McNeill family papers, 1839-2008

    33,000 items. 103 containers plus 6 oversize. 42.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A middle class African American family living in the District of Columbia during the twentieth century. Correspondence, journals, speeches, writings, notebooks and notes, military papers, medical records, financial papers, legal papers, genealogical papers, appointment books, calendars, address books, clippings, printed matter, and other material documenting primarily the lives of Robert H. McNeill, photographer; Bertha C. McNeill, educator and newspaper columnist; Mary A. McNeill, homemaker, educator, and civic leader; and William C. McNeill, physician and educator.

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  8. Julius W. Becton papers, 1780-2008

    69,300 items. 198 containers plus 8 oversize and 21 classified. 79.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Army officer, federal agency head, university president, public school superintendent. Correspondence, speeches, writings, military and civilian government documents, topical files, reports, printed matter, monographs, and miscellaneous material documenting Becton's army career, leadership of federal agencies, college presidency, and superintendency of a large, urban public school system.

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