15 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Wilkins, Roy, 1901-1981.

  1. Roy Wilkins papers, 1901-2001

    28,700 items. 78 containers. 31.3 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and journalist. Correspondence, memoranda, diary, manuscripts of speeches, newspaper columns, and articles, subject files, reports, minutes, committee, board, and administrative material, printed material, and other papers relating primarily to Wilkins's career with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) in various positions between 1931 and 1977, especially his service as executive director (1965-1977).

  2. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records, 1842-1999

    3,000,000 items. 8,602 containers plus 46 oversize and 2 classified. 3,965 linear feet. 39 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People consisting of correspondence, memoranda, minutes, reports, itineraries, biographical material, speeches, testimony, writings, annual convention files, legal case files, legislation, publications, resolutions, policy statements, constitutions, bylaws, charters, contracts, proposals, scripts, financial records, publicity files, manuals, handbooks, music, awards, certificates, directories, subject files, daily mail sheets, notes, lists, questionnaires and surveys, certificates, awards, flags, photographs, maps, and printed matter.

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  3. Lawrence E. Spivak papers, 1917-1994

    104,000 items. 404 containers plus 20 oversize. 162.8 linear feet. 24 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Editor, publisher, and television producer. Correspondence, radio and television transcripts, card files, articles, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, printed ephemera, financial records, memoranda, and other papers relating primarily to Spivak's career in publishing, radio, and television.

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  4. Bayard Rustin papers, 1942-1987

    17,500 items. 49 containers plus 1 oversize. 19.6 linear feet. 23 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, notes, reports, press releases, financial records, agendas, printed material, and other papers documenting Bayard Rustin's leading role as an activist in the African-American civil rights movement, advocate of international human rights and social reform, and pacifist.

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  5. Leadership Conference on Civil Rights records, 1943-2014

    128,000 items. 364 containers plus 1 oversize and 7,620 digital files (13.61GB). 145.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Leadership Conference on Civil Rights, a national association of civil rights organizations, was founded in 1950 by Roy Wilkins (chairman), A. Philip Randolph, and Arnold Aronson. The records include correspondence, memoranda, minutes, notes of meetings, position papers, reports, financial records, congressional testimony, speeches and writings, clippings, printed matter, digital files including text, image, sound, and moving image files as well as multimedia content, and other records documenting efforts by the organization to lobby for and monitor enforcement of civil rights legislation at the national level.

  6. Roger W. Wilkins papers, 1861-2012

    18,000 items. 25 containers plus 1 classified. 10 linear feet. 69 digital files (4.5 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, professor of history, journalist, and United States assistant attorney general in President Lyndon B. Johnson's adminstration. Correspondence, memoranda, speeches, writings, notebooks, teaching material, family papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, digital files, and other papers relating to Wilkins's career and civil rights and social activism.

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  7. Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-2008

    110,000 items. 301 containers. 120.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, civil rights activist, and civil libertarian of Washington, D.C. Chiefly legal files together with correspondence, memoranda, minutes of meetings, oral history interviews, speeches, writings, subject files, appointment books, and other papers relating to Rauh's career as a public interest lawyer handling cases pertaining to civil rights, civil liberties, and labor disputes. Includes files relating to his activities with Americans for Democratic Action and to his participation in Hubert H. Humphrey's presidential campaign in 1960.

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  8. Thurgood Marshall papers, 1949-1991

    173,700 items. 579 containers plus 1 oversize. 231.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Lawyer, judge, solicitor general, and Supreme Court justice. Correspondence, memoranda, case files, legal papers, and subject files relating to Marshall's career as a federal judge, solicitor general, and associate justice of the Supreme Court.

  9. Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters records, 1920-1968

    41,000 items. 144 containers. 70 linear feet . -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Part I consists of general correspondence, subject files, and personal papers of the brotherhood's founder, A. Philip Randolph, documenting the growth and functions of the union chiefly after 1940. Part II consists of correspondence and subject files of brotherhood officials Benjamin F. McLaurin (international field organizer), A. Philip Randolph (founder and president), and Ashley L. Totten (secretary-treasurer), and other subject files, financial records, and miscellaneous records.

  10. Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    29,500 items. 58 containers plus 1 oversize and 2 classified. 29.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.

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