• Elizabeth Cady Stanton papers, 1814-1946

    Reformer and feminist. Correspondence, speeches, articles, drafts of books, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Elizabeth Cady Stanton's career as an advocate for women's rights. Includes material on her efforts on behalf of women's legal status and women's suffrage, the abolition of slavery, rights for African Americans following the Civil War, temperance, and other nineteenth-century social reform movements.

    • Contributor: Stanton, Elizabeth Cady
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • About this Collection -- Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress

    The Frederick Douglass Papers at the Library of Congress presents the papers of the nineteenth-century African American abolitionist who escaped from slavery and then risked his freedom by becoming an outspoken antislavery lecturer, writer, and publisher. The online collection, containing approximately 7,400 items (38,000 images), spans the years 1841-1964, with the bulk of the material dating from 1862 to 1865. Many of Douglass's earlier ...

    • Contributor: Douglass, Frederick
    • Date: 1900
  • Carter Godwin Woodson papers, 1736-1974

    Historian, author, and collector. Papers of prominent African Americans, research files, business records, writings, correspondence, and other material relating to Woodson's leadership of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and to scholarship and publishing in the field of African and African-American history.

    • Contributor: Woodson, Carter Godwin
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Booker T. Washington papers, 1853-1946

    African-American leader, educator, and author. Correspondence, memoranda, book drafts and notes, articles, speeches, reports, minutes, financial papers, scrapbooks, and other papers relating chiefly to the early history and administration of Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., founded by Booker T. Washington in 1881, as well as to the National Negro Business League which he organized in 1900, the General Education Board, New York, N.Y., Hampton Institute, ...

    • Contributor: Washington, Booker T.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association records, 1900-1990

    Association dedicated to preserving Douglass's home and to disseminating knowledge of African-American history. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, reports, and other records relating to the preservation of the Frederick Douglass Memorial Home, Cedar Hill, and to African-American history. Also includes official files and personal papers of past president Mary E. C. Gregory.

    • Contributor: Frederick Douglass Memorial and Historical Association
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
  • Lewis Tappan papers, 1809-1903

    Abolitionist, merchant, and publisher. Correspondence, journals, and other papers reflecting Tappan's interests in abolition, African-American education, religion, and his business ventures.

    • Contributor: Tappan, Lewis
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material