Christopher H. Emanuel family papers

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322



Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z8ft

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Emanuel, Christopher H.
Title: Christopher H. Emanuel family papers
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 959
Extent: 0.75 linear foot (2 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of Christopher H. Emanuel, an African American Baptist minister, and his family from White Plains, New York, including photographs, diaries, pamphlets, and correspondence.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

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All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


Purchase, 2003


[after identification of item(s)], Christopher H. Emanuel family papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.


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Collection Description

Biographical Note

Christopher H. Emanuel was an African American Baptist minister from White Plains, New York. His daughter Bessie Emanuel Smith attended the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute and was the first African American teacher in the White Plains, New York, public school system.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains the personal papers of the Christopher H. Emanuel family of White Plains, New York. The papers include family photographs, pamphlets and photographs from the Hampton Normal and Agricultural Institute, several diaries and correspondence. The collection also includes a diary kept by Christopher Emanuel's employer, who worked on the Panama Canal.

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Container List

Box Folder Content
1 - Diaries, 1915 - 1918, 1940 - 1941, biography in two notebooks, 1935
2 - Photographs, poetry typescripts, correspondence, 1918