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Robert H. Terrell papers, 1870-1954

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BOX 1-3 REEL 1-2 Correspondence, 1884-1925
Mainly letters received.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 1 REEL 1 1884-1912
(9 folders)
BOX 2 REEL 1-2 1913-1919
(13 folders)
BOX 3 REEL 1-2 1920-1925
(5 folders)
BOX 3-5 REEL 2-3 Speeches and Writings File, 1880-1920
Holograph, typewritten, and published copies of speeches and articles.
Arranged chronologically when dated and alphabetically when not.
BOX 3 REEL 2 “The Ancient Greeks,” The Student’s Aid, Lawrence Academy, Groton, Mass., 1880, Mar. 9
BOX 3 REEL 2 “The Negro as a Soldier in the Late Rebellion,” 1885, Apr. 20
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Participating Remarks on Behalf of the Class of 1889, Howard University Law School, Washington, D.C.]
BOX 3 REEL 2 [In Support of the Republican Party and the Lodge Bill], circa 1890
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Republican Campaign Speech] 1892
BOX 3 REEL 2 “The Peerless Douglass,” 1895, Apr. 2
BOX 3 REEL 2 [President Grover Cleveland’s Venezuelan Message], circa 1895
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address to the pupils of Sumner School, Washington, D.C., 1896, Feb. 22
BOX 3 REEL 2 “What of the Future? In Honor of Judson W. Lyons,” 1898, May 19
BOX 3 REEL 2 “Frederick Barbadoes—Memorial Meeting,” 1899, May 14
BOX 3 REEL 2 Banquet address, 1899, Jun. 12
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address as Grand Master of Masons at celebration of St. John’s Day, 1899, Jun. 26
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address before Zion Conference, 1900, May 2
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address delivered at Geneva, N.Y., 1900, Aug. 1
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Address to Masonic banquet, Eureka Lodge], 1900, Nov. 30
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Address at William McKinley Memorial Meeting], 1901, Sept. 19
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address at Odd Fellows Lyceum, concerning James A. Garfield, 1902, Mar. 30
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address before the graduating class of the Nurses School, Howard University, Washington, D.C., 1902, May 5
BOX 3 REEL 2 “A Tribute to Laura F. Barney...,” 1903, Feb. 6
BOX 3 REEL 2 A Glance at the Past and Present of the Negro; an Address by Robert H. Terrell (Washington: Press of L. R. Pendleton), delivered at Church’s Auditorium before the Citizen’s Industrial League of Memphis, Tenn, 1903, Sept. 22
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address at banquet in honor of Booker T. Washington, 1904, Mar. 17
BOX 3 REEL 2 “The Virginia Constitution Before the Supreme Court,” 1904, May 25
BOX 3 REEL 2 “Theodore Roosevelt,” The Colored American Magazine, 1904, Aug.
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address at farewell reception to Rev. Owen M. Waller, 1904, Oct. 7
BOX 3 REEL 2 Response to banquet in Terrell’s honor, 1906, Feb. 5
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Address to St. Luke’s Club], 1906, Oct. 29
BOX 3 REEL 2 Address before the Cleveland Association of Colored Man, Cleveland, Ohio, 1910, Aug. 1
BOX 3 REEL 2 Welcome address to convention of National Medical Association, 1910, Aug. 23
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Memorial to Justice John Marshall Harlan], 1911, Dec. 11
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Address to Howard University Law School, Washington, D.C.], circa 1912
BOX 3 REEL 2 Welcome address to Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity, Washington, D.C., 1913, Sept. 10-12
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Remarks at Meeting Honoring Terrell] 1914, May 29
BOX 3 REEL 2 [Speech at Meeting Honoring Terrell], circa 1915
BOX 3 REEL 2 “A Brief Retrospect,” circa 1915
BOX 4 REEL 2 Remarks at memorial meeting in honor of Booker T. Washington, 1916, Jan. 16
BOX 4 REEL 2 Address to the graduating class of Hampton Institute, Hampton, Va., 1919, May 28
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Testimonial to Theodore Roosevelt], circa 1919
BOX 4 REEL 2 [The Negro’s Progress and His Future], circa 1919
BOX 4 REEL 2 Address at [Roscoe] Bruce’s banquet
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address before a Women’s Group Honoring Mary Church Terrell]
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to Boys’ Church Group]
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to a Masonic Gathering]
BOX 4 REEL 2 Address to Grand United Order of Galilean Fisherman
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to Howard University Law Students, Washington, D.C.]
BOX 4 REEL 2 Address to Prince Hall Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to the Free Grace Lodge]
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to the Order of the Eastern Star]
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to the Odd Fellows of D.C.]
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Address to the University Park Temple Church]
BOX 4 REEL 2 “Beginning of Colored Schools in Washington, D.C.”
BOX 4 REEL 2 “The Colored Volunteer”
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Dr. Oswaldo Kruze]
BOX 4 REEL 2 “Education and Character”
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Frederick Douglass]
BOX 4 REEL 2 “The Future of the Negro-American in Politics”
BOX 4 REEL 2 “General Grant”
BOX 4 REEL 2 “George Boyer Vashum”
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Inferior Courts and the Importance of Legal Training]
BOX 4 REEL 2 “The Lawyer’s Relationship to Business Development”
BOX 4 REEL 2 [Liberal Education]
BOX 4 REEL 2 “Lincoln as an Orator”
BOX 4 REEL 2 “The Monroe Doctrine and Its Enforcement”
BOX 4 REEL 2 “The Negro and His Schools”
BOX 4 REEL 2 [The Negro and Political Progress]
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “The Negro in the Schools”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “The Negro Race in America Since Emancipation”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “Negro Statesman”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “The Negro Today”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “The New Era Woman”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “Our Women”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “President Roosevelt and Northern Colored Men in Office”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “Reconstruction”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 Remarks at banquet of Harvard men
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 Remarks at the dinner of the Harvard class of 1884
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 Remarks on President William H. Taft’s appointment of William H. Lewis as Assistant Attorney General
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “R. H. Terrell on Civil Service Reform”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “R. H. Terrell on Civil Service Reform”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “Shall We Have Only One Sunday School Union in the D. C.?”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 [Testimonial to John M. Langston]
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 [Why Abolitionists Should Be Honored in Public Schools]
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “A Word About Frederick Douglass, the Orator”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 “A Word to the Negro American on Civil Service Reform”
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 [Year End Speech to Lodge Brothers]
BOX 5 REEL 2-3 Fragments and miscellaneous
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 Clippings, 1880-1954
Newspaper clippings and memorabilia.
Arranged as bound by Terrell. Unbound clippings not arranged.
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 Bound
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 1880-1899
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 1899-1904
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 1901-1914
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 1909-1923
BOX 6-7 REEL 3 Unbound, circa 1900-1954
(5 folders)
BOX 8 REEL 4 Printed Matter. 1877-1947
Pamphlets, books, directories, and souvenir documents.
Arranged by type of material.
BOX 8 REEL 4 Pamphlets, books, directories, and souvenir documents, 1877-1947
(7 folders)
BOX 9 REEL 4 Miscellany, 1870-1925
Appointment certificates, tax receipts, and lecture schedules; biographical sketches; legal notes and papers; programs, announcements, and cards; testimonials on Terrell’s death; and other items.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 9 REEL 4 Appointment certificates, tax receipts, lecture schedules, and related matter, 1870-1918 See also Oversize
BOX 9 REEL 4 Biographical sketches
BOX 9 REEL 4 Legal notes and papers
BOX 9 REEL 4 Programs, announcements, and cards, 1880-1922
BOX 9 REEL 4 Testimonials on Terrell’s death, 1925
BOX OV 1 Oversize, 1897-1922
Certificates arranged and described according to the series, folder, and container from which they were removed.
BOX OV 1 Appointment certificates, 1897-1922 (Container 9)

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