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Search results for subject:"African Americans--Social life and customs"

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African American miscellany collection, 1848-2017

9 linear feet (18 boxes), 1 oversized papers box and 1 oversized papers folder (OP), 23 bound volumes (BV), 17 oversized bound volumes (OBV), and AV Masters: .5 linear feet

Artificially created collection containing non-printed items related to African American history and culture.

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

Avant, Mamie Wade.

Mamie Wade Avant papers, 1930-1982

1.75 linear ft. (3 boxes) and 1 oversized papers folder (OP)

Papers of African American fortune teller Mamie Wade Avant relating to fortune-telling and her involvement with Masonic organizations.

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

Berkley, William R., collector.

William R. Berkley collection, 1880-1959

.5 linear feet (1 box)

Materials collected by William R. Berkley documenting the history of aviation, African American culture and history, and the life of Josephine Baker.

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

Brown, Jennie M. (Jennie Mae), 1906-1999.

Jennie M. Brown scrapbooks, 1920-1965

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Scrapbook and photograph album created by African American graduate of Atlanta University, Jennie M. Brown, including photographs of her family, friends, and fellow classmates, in addition to invitations and other printed material related to her time as a student at the Atlanta University Senior High School and the University in the 1920s.

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

Burkett, Randall K., collector.

Randall K. Burkett collection of African-Americana, 1806-1983

3.5 linear feet (3 boxes)

Collection of African-Americana, including printed material, correspondence, and photographs collected by Randall K. Burkett.

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

Carter, Delia McIntyre.

Delia McIntyre Carter collection, 1935-1999

3 linear feet (5 boxes, 1 oversized paper (OP), 2 bound volumes (BV), and 1 oversized bound volume (OBV))

Collection of scrapbooks, photographs, printed materials, correspondence, and school work by and about African Americans from 1935-1999, collected by Delia Carter.

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

Collier, Houston, 1907-1984.

Houston Collier family papers, 1927-1990

2.5 linear feet (5 boxes), 1 oversized papers box and 1 oversized papers folder (OP)

Papers of the Houston Collier family of Memphis, Tennessee, including correspondence, photographs, financial records, academic and military records, and a diary.

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

Fisher, Pearl V.

Pearl V. and Atlas L. Fisher correspondence, 1901-1903, 1923

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Correspondence of African American couple Pearl V. Fisher and Atlas L. Fisher including courtship letters and condolence letters following Atlas Fisher's death.

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

Gibbs, William C., 1925-

William C. Gibbs, Jr., and Eththelle Faye Byoune Gibbs papers, 1926-2015

10.5 linear feet (21 boxes)

The collection consists of correspondence documenting the lives of William C. Gibbs, Jr., and Eththelle Faye Byoune Gibbs, an African American couple from Chicago, as well as clippings they collected documenting politics and race relations in the United States.

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

Page, F. Gertrude (Florence Gertrude), d. 1962

F. Gertrude Page papers, 1862-1917

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Papers of African American seamstress, F. Gertrude (Florence Gertrude) Page, including correspondence, photographs, printed material and ephemera.

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

Reed family.

Reed family papers, 1867-1957

1 linear feet (2 boxes) and 1 oversized papers box (OP)

Papers of the Reed family, an African American family in southeast Texas, from 1867-1957.

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

Wadley, Sarah Lois, 1844-1920.

Sarah Lois Wadley papers, 1856-1920

1.25 linear ft. (3 boxes) and 1 microfilm reel (MF) ; 1 microfilm reel (MF)

Papers of Sarah Lois Wadley of Monroe County, Georgia including diaries, a small amount of correspondence, photographs, and a single manuscript writing.

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

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