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

    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, ...

    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • W.W. Corcoran papers, 1791-1896

    Financier and philanthropist. Correspondence, letterpress books, financial papers, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and other papers relating primarily to Corcoran's business and banking interests and philanthropic efforts.

    • Contributor: Corcoran, W. W. (William Wilson) - Corcoran, W. W.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph L. Rauh papers, 1913-1994

    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 ...

    • Contributor: Rauh, Joseph L.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Jefferson Davis papers, 1795-1913

    President of the Confederate States of America. Correspondence and related articles, speeches, clippings, reports and notes documenting Davis's political career and his family.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter to Marcus J. Wright from Jefferson Davis, March 2, 1882.

    • Contributor: Davis, Jefferson
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1882-03-02

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  • [Receipt for charges collected by John Lomax (addressed to "Dr. Howard Spivacke")]

    • Contributor: Railway Express Agency
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-24
  • Conversation with 88 year old black female, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi (Transcription)

    • Contributor: Maynor, Natalie - Unidentified
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1983-00-00
  • Letter to S. A. Hurlburt from U. S. Grant, October 8, 1863.

    • Contributor: Grant, Ulysses
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1863-10-08

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  • Vicente Sebastián Pintado papers, 1781-1842

    Surveyor general of Spanish West Florida. Correspondence, bills of sale, court transcripts, testimonies, surveys, notebooks, plats, land grants, maps, petitions, and other papers relating principally to Pintado's duties as alcalde, commandant, and surveyor general.

    • Contributor: Pintado, Vicente Sebastián - Pintado, Vicente Sebastián
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • [Telegram from John A. Lomax to Harold "Stivacke"]

    • Contributor: Lomax, John A.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1939-05-24
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    McCormick and Carey families papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Restrictions apply. Correspondence from and about William McCormick of the 16th Ohio Infantry Regiment and William H. Carey of the 120th Ohio Infantry Regiment relating primarily to their Civil War service prior to and during the Vicksburg campaign of 1863. Also includes letters from other soldiers to Carey's sister, Rachel B. Carey; a letter (Dec. 1883) to Martha Matilda (Mrs. J.B.) McCormick describing missionary ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Library of Congress and Fisk University Mississippi Delta collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The videocassette in this collection is a black & white copy of color silent motion picture footage taken by Alan Lomax during his research in 1942 and documents children's games and blues perfomer Honeyboy Edwards. The collection consists of a portion of the materials generated by a joint field project -- the Coahoma County, Mississippi, field project, 1941-1942 -- undertaken by Alan Lomax, head ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941
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    Herbert Hill papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, speeches, writings, legal case files, trade union records, governmental records, news clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and academic career. Documents his work as labor secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and professor of industrial relations and African American studies at the ...

    • Contributor: Hill, Herbert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Joseph Holt papers, 1817-1895

    United States Postmaster general, secretary of war, judge advocate general of the United States Army, and lawyer. Correspondence, diaries, financial papers, legal papers, newspaper clippings, speeches, photographs, and printed matter relating to Holt's duties as judge advocate general, especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the ...

    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Letter to R. U. Johnson from William Tecumseh Sherman, December 22, 1886.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1886-12-22

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  • Letter to William S. Morris from J. P. Benjamin, November 22, 1861.

    • Contributor: Benjamin, J. P.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1861-11-22
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    Joseph Holt papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence, diaries, speeches, legal papers, financial records, newspaper clippings, printed matter, photographs, and other papers relating chiefly to Holt's duties as U.S. Army judge advocate general (1862-1875), especially his work on the military commission that tried the Lincoln assassination conspirators, the trial of Mary Surratt, and various controversies surrounding the work of the commission. Other topics include Kentucky and Mississippi politics, ...

    • Contributor: Holt, Joseph
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
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    Rodney family papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Open to research. Correspondence and other papers of the Rodney family chiefly concerning the Confederation, military recruiting and supply, and Thomas Rodney's business activities. Papers of Thomas Rodney include a diary (1776-1777) kept during his participation in the Trenton and Princeton campaigns during the American Revolution, another diary (1781, 1786) written while a member of Congress, an account book (1778-1779) kept while serving as ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Forman papers, 1848-2005

    Author, journalist, and civil rights activist. Correspondence, memoranda, diaries, subject files, speeches and writings, family papers, appointment books and calendars, and other papers relating primarily to Forman's activities as executive secretary of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee and president of the Unemployment and Poverty Action Committee.

    • Contributor: Forman, James
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Almon Ferdinand Rockwell papers, 1852-1900

    Army officer and superintendent of public buildings, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, diaries and journals concerning Rockwell's investments in commercial enterprises with James A. Garfield, Garfield's assassination and his appointment controversy with Roscoe Conkling, and Rockwell's Civil War experiences, including the Battle of Shiloh.

    • Contributor: Rockwell, Almon Ferdinand
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • William T. Sherman papers, 1759-1897

    Army officer. Correspondence, journal kept by Sherman in California during the Mexican War, drafts of portions of his memoirs, documents, printed matter, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, maps, photographs, and memorabilia relating to his civilian and military career, including in the Civil War.

    • Contributor: Sherman, William T. (William Tecumseh) - Sherman, William T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • G.T. Beauregard papers, 1844-1883

    United States and Confederate Army officer, engineer, railroad executive, and public official. Correspondence, scrapbooks, and military papers, including letterbooks, headquarters records, telegrams and dispatches, orders, endorsements, and rosters. The bulk of the papers, 1861-1865, relate primarily to Beauregard's career as a general in the Confederate Army, especially at Fort Sumter and Charleston, South Carolina; Manassas and Petersburg, Virginia; Shiloh, Tennessee; Corinth, Mississippi; and Atlanta, ...

    • Contributor: Beauregard, G. T. (Gustave Toutant) - Beauregard, G. T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Conversation with 86 year old black female, Oktibbeha County, Mississippi (Transcription)

    • Contributor: Maynor, Natalie - Unidentified
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1983-00-00
  • Kendrick-Brooks family papers, 1831-2000

    Club women, civil rights activists, educators, entertainers, and family members. Correspondence, social club records, writings, scrapbooks, and miscellaneous papers relating primarily to Ruby Moyse Kendrick's activities with the National Association of Colored Women's Clubs; Hattie Kendrick's civil rights activism in Cairo, Illinois; Antoinette Brooks Mitchell's expatriate life in England and France with her husband, jazz musician and restaurateur Louis A. Mitchell; and Charlotte Kendrick ...

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • James Madison Carpenter collection, 1928-1987

    The James Madison Carpenter Collection consists of manuscript materials, sound recordings, and graphic materials that document folk songs, ballads, sea songs, folk music, dance, and British folk drama. The materials span the years 1928-1955, with some related material generated by other scholars dated 1972 and 1987. The bulk of the material was collected between 1928-1935 by Carpenter during fieldwork in England, Scotland, and Wales; ...

    • Contributor: Carpenter, James Madison - Jabbour, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material