24 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Education.

  1. 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...

  2. Esther Hill Hawks papers, 1856-1867

    515 items ; 1 container ; .4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Physician, educator, and abolitionist. Correspondence and other papers relating to the work of Hawks and her husband caring for sick and wounded soldiers, including African Americans, in South Carolina during the Civil War, and as a teacher of African Americans in South Carolina and Florida during the Civil War and Reconstruction era.

  3. NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund records, 1915-1968

    80,000 items ; 264 containers plus 55 restricted plus 12 oversize ; 132 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Records documenting the NAACP's legal program through the mid-1960s and its coordinated attack on legal segregation and racial discrimination waged in state, federal and supreme courts. Includes administrative records, conference agenda, reports, committee files, correspondence and memoranda, notes, printed material, and legal case files.

  4. William Henry Richards papers, 1856-1946

    1,000 items ; 4 containers plus 2 oversize ; 1.7 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, and librarian. Correspondence, legal files, financial files, printed matter, and clippings relating to Richards's career as a lawyer and professor and law librarian at Howard University, Washington, D.C.

  5. J.L.M. Curry papers, 1637-1939

    3,900 items ; 30 containers ; 6.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Statesman, author, clergyman, diplomat, and educator. Diaries, correspondence, printed matter, clippings, memorabilia, notes and memoranda, legal papers, accounts, lectures and sermons, essays, scrapbook, manuscript of autobiography, speeches, and articles, and catalog of Curry's library. Includes autographs of presidents, Confederate leaders, Spanish noblemen, royalty, and writers, jurists,...

  6. 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.

  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. Benjamin F. Whitten papers, 1848-1945

    750 items ; 3 containers plus 1 oversize ; 1 linear foot. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    United States Army officer. Correspondence, family papers, military records, financial and legal records, and miscellaneous items relating primarily to Whitten's service in the Union Army during the Civil War.

  9. Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954

    2,750 items ; 9 containers plus 1 oversize ; 3.6 linear feet ; 4 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Teacher, lawyer, and judge. Correspondence, speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating to Terrell's interest in African-American education and welfare, courts and schools in Washington, D.C., Republican politics, and the Washington Board of Trade.

  10. Harry S. Cummings papers, 1890-1986

    50 items ; 2 containers ; 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American politician and lawyer. Scrapbooks, correspondence, and ephemera relating to Cummings’s service on the city council in Baltimore, Md., and his activities in national and local Republican Party politics.