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Collection Mary Church Terrell Papers

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Selected Archival Collections

  • Nannie Helen Burroughs Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • W. E .B. Du Bois Papers, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts. Finding aid available online External.
  • National Association for the Advancement of Colored People Records, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Records of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs, 1895-1992 [microfilm]/consulting editor, Lillian Serece Williams; associate editor Randolph Boehm. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1995. LC catalog record.
  • Mary Church Terrell Papers, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center, Howard University, Washington, D.C. Finding aid available online External.
  • Mary Church Terrell Papers, Oberlin College Archives, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio. Finding aid available online External.
  • Robert H. Terrell Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Booker T. Washington Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.
  • Carter G. Woodson Papers, Manuscript Division, Library of Congress. Finding aid available online in HTML and PDF versions.

Selected Writings By or Associated with Mary Church Terrell

  • Terrell, Mary Church. A Colored Woman in a White World; with a Foreword by Deborah Newman Ham. Amherst, N.Y.: Humanity Books, 2005. LC catalog record.
  •        .  Harriet Beecher Stowe: An Appreciation. N.P., 1911. LC catalog record.
  •       . Phillis Wheatley: A Bicentennial Pageant. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1932. LC catalog record.

Selected Biographies, Histories, and Other Related Works

  • Cooke, Paul P. Mary Church Terrell: A Tribute. Washington, D.C.: Cooke, 1978. LC catalog record.
  • Cooper, Brittney C.  Beyond Respectability: The Intellectual Thought of Race Women. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2017. LC catalog record.
  • Fradin, Dennis B., and Judith Bloom Fradin, Fight On!: Mary Church Terrell’s Battle for Integration. New York: Clarion Books, 2003. LC catalog record.
  • Giddings, Paula. When and Where I Enter: The Impact of Black Women on Race and Sex in America. New York: W. Morrow, 1996. LC catalog record.
  • Jones, Beverly Washington. Quest for Equality: The Life and Writings of Mary Eliza Church Terrell, 1863-1954. Brooklyn, N.Y.: Carlson Publishing, 1990. LC catalog record.
  • Litwack, Leon, and August Meier, eds. Black Leaders of the Nineteenth Century. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1988. LC catalog record.
  • Moore, Jacqueline M. Leading the Race: The Transformation of the Black Elite in the Nation’s Capital, 1880-1920. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1999. LC catalog record.
  • Quigley, Joan. Just Another Southern Town: Mary Church Terrell and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Nation’s Capital. New York: Oxford University Press, 2016. LC catalog record.
  • Shepperd, Gladys Byram. Mary Church Terrell: Respectable Person.  Baltimore: Human Relations Press, 1959. LC catalog record.
  • Sterling, Dorothy. Black Foremothers: Three Lives; Foreword by Margaret Walker; Introduction by Barbara Christian. New York: Feminist Press, 1998. LC catalog record.
  • Wesley, Charles Harris. The History of the National Association of Colored Women’s Clubs: A Legacy of Service. Washington, D.C.: The Association, 1984. LC catalog record

Selected Online Resources

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