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Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

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BOX I:OV 1-OV 4 REEL 9-10 Part I: Oversize, 1803-1931
"Free Colored Book," Charleston, S.C.; certificates of freedom; insurance policy on cargo of slaves; and scrapbook of newspaper clippings related to a survey of Washington, D.C., press. Some material filmed as part of the original folder and container from which it was removed and not as part of the oversize.
Arranged and described according to the folder and container from which the material was removed.
BOX I:OV 1 REEL 10 Miscellany
“Free Colored Book,” kept by H. L. Pinkney, Charleston, S.C., 1860 (Container 13)
BOX I:OV 2 REEL 9 Slavery
Certificates of freedom, 1803 (Container 13)
Insurance policy on cargo of slaves, 1822 (Container 13)
BOX I:OV 3 REEL 10 Survey of Washington, D. C. press, 1931, compiled by Lynette E. Mulholland, scrapbook of newspaper clippings (Container 13)
BOX II:1-2 REEL 1 Part II: Personal Papers, 1911-1950
Family correspondence, financial records, wills, speeches and writings, and ephemera.
Arranged according to the order in which the material was filmed.
Microfilm shelf no. 22,256. Film produced by University Publications of America. See A Guide to the Microfilm Edition of the Papers of Carter G. Woodson and the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1915-1950 (Bethesda, Md.: University Publications of America, 1999)
BOX II: 1 REEL 1 Federal income taxes, 1924-1927, 1948 See Container II:37, Taxes
(2 folders)
Family correspondence, 1927-1930, 1938
Funeral and testimonials, 1950
House, 1538 Ninth Street NW, Washington, D.C., 1922-1936
Loan, Hilda G. Finney, 1949
Life insurance receipts, 1911-1916, undated
NAACP membership, 1921
Obituaries, Carter Godwin Woodson, Charles Drew, and Luther Porter Jackson, 1950
Christmas cards, Community Chest receipt, YMCA membership, and miscellaneous material, 1928-1936, undated
Checks, 1948-1949
(3 folders)
Finances, net worth statements, 1935, 1942
Real estate, 1921-1924 See also Container II:38, Woodson
Speeches and essays, undated
BOX II: 2 REEL 1 Wills, Woodson
BOX II:2-4 REEL 1-2 Part II: Correspondence, 1912-1950
General correspondence and correspondence with employees and and principals of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History.
Arranged according to the order in which the material was filmed.
BOX II: 2 REEL 1 General
(7 folders)
BOX II: 2 REEL 2 1944-1946
BOX II: 3 REEL 2 1947-1950, undated
(3 folders)
Employees, Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1919-1933
Daly, Victor
(6 folders)
BOX II: 4 REEL 2 1922
Durkee, J. Stanley, 1919-1925
Rockefeller Foundation, 1923-1932
Regarding blacks in European literature, 1934
Regarding responses to inquiry by Woodson about African-American education, 1939
Regarding Edwin Bancroft Henderson, The Negro in Sports, 1949-1950 See also Container II:40, Henderson
BOX II:4 REEL 2 Part II: Clippings, 1925-1934
Clippings of reviews of books written by Woodson or published by Associated Publishers, the publishing arm of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History.
Arranged according to the order in which the material was filmed.
BOX II: 4 REEL 2 Reviews
Of books by Woodson, 1929-1934, undated
(2 folders)
Of books by others published Associated Publishers, 1930-1933, undated
(2 folders)
Of Toussaint l'Ouvertureby Georgina R. Simpson, 1925, undated
BOX II:4-5 REEL 2-3 Part II: Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, 1915-1955
Founding and incorporating documents, bylaws, meeting minutes, reports, and correspondence.
Arranged according to the order in which the material was filmed.
REEL II:4 REEL 2 Documents regarding the founding of ASNLH, 1915-1919
Incorporation of ASNLH and Associated Publishers, 1915, 1921
Bylaws, 1953, 1971
Minutes of the executive council, 1922-1936, 1943
BOX II: 5 REEL 2 Minutes of annual business meetings, 1921-1931, 1937, 1949-1951
Capitol stock, Associated Publishers, 1921-1929, 1935-1942, 1952-1955
BOX II: 5 REEL 3 Stockholders, Associated Publishers, 1921-1923
Letterhead, undated
Annual report, 1946
Memoranda and correspondence after Woodson's death, 1950
BOX II:5-12 REEL 3-8 Part II: Manuscripts on African and African American History, 1866-1957
Writings and printed matter.
Arranged according to the order in which the material was filmed.
BOX II: 5 REEL 3 “Rural Schools,” Rosenwald Schools Program, undated
(2 folders)
Allen, Gerald Edgar, “The Negro Coal Miner in the Pittsburgh District,” 1927
Aptheker, Herbert, “South Carolina Negro Conventions, 1865" and “Eighteenth Century Petition of South Carolina Negroes,” 1945
Beatty, Florence R., “The Negro under Congressional Reconstruction in Arkansas and the Constitutional Convention of 1868," 1936
Brown, Charles S., “Bitter Sweets,” 1932
BOX II: 6 REEL 3 Brown, George William, “History of the Negro in Cleveland, 1800-1900," 1934
Cartwright, Marguerite, “Two Useful People,” 1957
Cave, R. I., “Five Modern French Novels,” undated
“Creative Verse,” African-American elementary schools, Charlotte, N.C.
Crosson, Wilhelmina, and Willie Bernice McBrier, “Fun for You,” undated
Carpenter, Marie Elizabeth, “The Treatment of the Negro in American History Textbooks: A Comparison of changing Textbook Content 1826-1939 with Developing Scholarship in the History of the Negro in the United States,” undated
(2 folders)
BOX II: 6 REEL 4 Desdunes, P. A.
“To Love and to Die,” 1866
(2 folders)
BOX II: 7 REEL 4 “The Quest for Happiness,”1866
(2 folders)
Dunbar High School, Baltimore, Md., student essays regarding African Americans who made outstanding contributions to Maryland, 1941
Dwight, Charles A. S., “Negro Americans,” 1949
Frobenius, Leo, “Vanishing Africa,” undated
(2 folders)
Gibbs, Warmouth T., “Hiram R. Revels, First Negro United States Senator,” undated
Hambly, Wilfred Dyson, “Talking Animals,” 1948
BOX II: 8 REEL 4 Harris, Nelson H., “Stories of Slavery in North Carolina Related by Ex-slaves,” 1931
Holtzclaw, Robert Fulton, “The Negro in the Reconstruction Politics of Mississippi, 1867-1890," 1937
BOX II: 8 REEL 5 Houston, Charles H., “Findings on the Negro Lawyer,” 1928
Jackson, Luther P., “The Coleson Family of Petersburg, Virginia as Described in the Register of Free Negroes and Mulattos,” 1943
Kesselman, Louis C., “The Fair Employment Practices Commission in Perspective,” undated
King, Kermit C., “Rulers of the Bangwaketse of Bechuanaland, 1800-1928," 1947
Love, Cleopatra, “A Reexamination of the Attitude of Certain English Statesmen during the American Civil War,” 1935
Mais, Roger, “George William Gordon: A Historical Play,” 1944
Mayo, Anthony R., “Charles Lewis Reason: A Brief Sketch of His Life,” undated
Mazyck, Walter H., “Biography of Colonel Charles Young,” 1933, undated
(2 folders)
Miscellaneous manuscripts
No. 1, 1934, 1941, undated
No. 2, undated
BOX II: 9 REEL 5 No. 3, 1931, undated
No. 4, 1900, 1935-1946, undated
No. 5, 1936-1946, undated
BOX II: 9 REEL 6 No. 6, undated
Miscellaneous manuscripts and fragments
No. 1, 1905-1910, 1936-1951
No. 2, 1939-1942, undated
BOX II: 10 REEL 6 No. 3, 1942, undated
No. 4, 1941-1942
Newsome, Effie Lee, “The Gladiola Garden,” undated
(2 folders)
Pitts, Willis N., “Laws Enacted against the Free Negro by Northern States prior to 1861," 1941
Preston, E. Delorus, “Charles H. J. Taylor and Ezekiel Ezra Smith,” undated
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