Collection  |  Manuscript/Mixed Material Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers,

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Title
Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers,
Summary
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, reports, transcripts of interviews and testimony, subject files, project files, academic files, administrative files, financial records, family papers, secondary background material, printed matter, photographs and other papers relating chiefly to Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College, City University of New York, and his contributions to the African American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities. Subjects include the psychological effects of racial discrimination and segregation; school integration; Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka; riots in Harlem, New York, N.Y.; the integration of public schools in Little Rock, Ark.; public school systems of New York, N.Y., and Washington, D.C.; the work of psychologist Otto Klineberg; the American Psychological Association; New York State Urban Development Corporation; and the Board of Regents, University of the State of New York.
Also includes records of the Social Dynamics Research Institute, City College, City University of New York; of the consulting firm Clark, Phipps, Clark, and Harris, and of its successor, Kenneth B. Clark and Associates; of the Central Division, Brooklyn , N.Y., of Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association; and of the Metropolitan Applied Research Center (MARC), a group Clark organized in New York, N.Y., to advocate for the urban poor and disadvantaged. The MARC records include files pertaining to the Hastie Group (also known as the Haverford Group), an assembly of black educators and professionals discussing black separatism.
Clark's work with his wife, child psychologist Mamie Phipps Clark, with whom he founded the Northside Center for Child Development, New York, N.Y., is also documented. Other affiliations represented include Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU), Intergroup Committee on New York's Public Schools, Mid-Century White House Conference on Children and Youth, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Child Labor Committee, National Scholarship Service and Fund for Negro Students, and Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues.
Correspondents include Gordon W. Allport, Robert L. Carter, Hubert T. Delany, Thurgood Marshall, Alfred Lee McClung, Daniel P. Moynihan, Gardner Murphy, A. Philip Randolph, Louis L. Redding, and Elizabeth Waring.
Contributor Names
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914-2005.
City University of New York. City College. Social Dynamics Research Institute.
Clark, Phipps, Clark, and Harris.
Kenneth B. Clark and Associates.
Metropolitan Applied Research Center.
Universal Negro Improvement Association.
Subject Headings
-  Allport, Gordon W.--(Gordon Willard),--1897-1967--Correspondence
-  Brown, Oliver,--1918-1961--Trials, litigation, etc
-  Carter, Robert L.,--1917-2012--Correspondence
-  Clark, Mamie Phipps
-  Delany, Hubert T.--Correspondence
-  Garvey, Marcus,--1887-1940
-  Klineberg, Otto,--1899-1992
-  Marshall, Thurgood,--1908-1993--Correspondence
-  McClung, Alfred Lee--Correspondence
-  Moynihan, Daniel P.--(Daniel Patrick),--1927-2003--Correspondence
-  Murphy, Gardner,--1895-1979--Correspondence
-  Randolph, A. Philip--(Asa Philip),--1889-1979--Correspondence
-  Redding, Louis L.--Correspondence
-  Waring, Elizabeth--Correspondence
-  Clark family
-  Topeka (Kan.).--Board of Education--Trials, litigation, etc
-  American Psychological Association
-  City University of New York.--City College--Faculty
-  HARYOU (Organization)
-  Hastie Group
-  Haverford Group
-  Intergroup Committee on New York's Public Schools
-  National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
-  National Child Labor Committee (U.S.)
-  National Scholarship Service and Fund for Negro Students
-  New York State Urban Development Corporation
-  Northside Center for Child Development
-  Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
-  University of the State of New York.--Board of Regents
-  Mid-century White House Conference on Children and Youth--(1950 :--Washington, D.C.)
-  African Americans--Civil rights
-  African Americans--Education
-  African Americans--Scholarships, fellowships, etc
-  African Americans--Societies, etc
-  Black nationalism--United States
-  Child development
-  Child labor
-  Children with social disabilities
-  Civil rights--United States
-  Discrimination in education
-  Education
-  Poor--New York (State)--New York
-  Psychology--Research
-  Psychology--Societies, etc
-  Public schools--New York (State)
-  Public schools--New York (State)--New York
-  Public schools--Washington (D.C.)
-  Race discrimination--Psychological aspects
-  Riots--New York (State)--New York
-  School integration
-  School integration--Arkansas--Little Rock
-  Segregation--Psychological effects
-  Youth with social disabilities
-  Harlem (New York, N.Y.)--Social conditions
Notes
-  Arranged in six series. Series 1: Family Papers, 1928-1992; Series 2: Professional File, 1897-1995; Series 3: Metropolitan Applied Research Center, 1949-1978; Series 4: Universal Negro Improvement Association, 1918-1962; Series 5: Addition, circa 1935-2003; and Series 6: Oversize, 1920s-1960s.
-  In part, microfilm of selected addresses, reports, and other material of originals in the collection and in private hands, no. 16,005.
-  Gift, Kenneth Bancroft Clark and others, 1973-2008.
-  Maps transferred to Library of Congress Geography and Map Division.
-  Motion picture films and audio and video recordings transferred to Library of Congress Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division.
-  Most photographs transferred to Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division.
-  Psychologist, author, and educator.
-  Collection material in English.
-  Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms998002
Medium
173,750 items.
494 containers plus 12 oversize.
1 microfilm reel.
215 linear feet.
Repository
Library of Congress Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA dcu http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/mss.home
Library of Congress Control Number
mm82078303
Access Advisory
Open to research.
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Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, City University Of New York. City College. Social Dynamics Research Institute, Phipps Clark, Kenneth B. Clark And Associates, Metropolitan Applied Research Center, and Universal Negro Improvement Association. Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers. Manuscript/Mixed Material. https://lccn.loc.gov/mm82078303.

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Clark, K. B., City University Of New York. City College. Social Dynamics Research Institute, Clark, P., Kenneth B. Clark And Associates, Metropolitan Applied Research Center & Universal Negro Improvement Association. Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers. [Manuscript/Mixed Material] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://lccn.loc.gov/mm82078303.

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Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, et al. Kenneth Bancroft Clark papers. Manuscript/Mixed Material. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <lccn.loc.gov/mm82078303>.

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