4 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans--Genealogy.

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. 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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