3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Harris, Patricia, 1924-1985.

  1. Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    36,500 items ; 105 containers plus 1 classified ; 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

  2. Patricia Harris papers, 1950-1983

    113,400 items ; 378 containers plus 1 classified ; 151.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, educator, diplomat, and cabinet officer. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, reports, statements, notes, printed material, and other papers pertaining primarily to Harris's cabinet positions as secretary, United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) (1977-1979) and secretary, Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (later, Health and Human Services) (1979-1981).

  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.