University of Mississippi
Papers, ca. 1942-1986, together with sound recordings, photographs, and memorabilia of radio personality John Richbourg. Included in the collection are tapes of airchecks of his programs, primarily from the 1960s, cassettes of commercials used on his broadcasts, photographs from throughout his career, framed certificates and memorabilia, and 45 rpm records he produced, primarily on the Sound Stage label. Three cassettes containing samples from his aircheck tapes were made for distribution in 1985. Clippings, articles, and a brief handwritten memoir document his career as a broadcaster, as a record producer, and as an educator who founded a school of broadcasting for black students in the 1950s. Other articles and photographs pertain to a fundraising "Tribute to John R" held in Mar. 1985, at which a number of prominent musicians performed. Correspondence is limited to a few items
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Chiefly clippings (1920-1968) and photos (1897-1950), relating to Harris's musical career and leadership in such labor organizations as Musicians Union Local 147 of American Federation of Musicians, Dallas Central Labor Council, and Texas State Federation of Labor; together with correspondence and scrapbooks. Includes material relating to Dora Bohue, Flo, and Lester Harris, and the Shriners' Hella Temple (Dallas, Tex.).
Benedict College,-- Records Management Center, Payton Learning Resources Center
Materials relating to the life of Davis including three photos of Davis, news clippings about and by Davis, a few of her articles, Equal Rights Amendment brochures, and Contribution of Black Women to America factsheet
Historical Society of Washington, D.C.
The records consist of items relating to the Garfield Memorial Hospital, the Training School for Nurses, as well as the Alumnae Association. The items therein include transactional documents, correspondence, newsletters, photographs, newspaper articles, scrapbooks, objects, and other publications related to the training of nurses and the profession of nursing
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Consists of outgoing correspondence of John and Ruth Roche Elder (primarily home letters), annual missionary labor reports to the Board of Foreign Missions (PCUSA) and the Commission on Ecumenical Mission and Relations (UPCUSA), newsletters, clippings, and photographs (and some slides) relating to the Elders' missionary service with East Persia Mission, chiefly in Tehran. Also included is a copy of Dr. Elder's "A Brief History of the Iran Mission
North Carolina Central University,-- James E. Shepard Library
Materials include news clippings; autograph booklet by Jean Blackwell Hutson, curator, New York Public Librarys Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture; issues of the Schomburg Center Journal and Virginia Teacher Bulletin; and master of science thesis, The Administrative Organization of Professional School Libraries in Negro Institutional of Higher Learning
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
The records document Emerson's personal life as a missionary in Cameroon and also his post-retirement years. The collection primarily consists of Frank Emerson's outgoing family correspondence addressed to members of his family, including his three wives: Alta Kimberly Emerson (1876-1929), Edna Heminger Emerson (1880-1941) and Vera Eick Emerson (1884-?). While providing some insight into the social, cultural, and religious aspects of Emerson's life as a missionary, this correspondence primarily addresses personal and family matters. Also included are: daybooks, photographs, clippings, original manuscripts and photocopies of Emerson's poetry, and the descriptive "field" sketches Emerson wrote about West African native life and customs, as well as the manuscript of his memoirs, which were published under the title: "The Farthest Away Man.".
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence (1938-1950), minutes, constitutions, bylaws, and clippings, relating to Colorado Ski Association, Southern Rocky Mountain Ski Association, Colorado Ski Council, and Denver Ski Patrol
University of California, Berkeley
Files kept while member of the National Parks Advisory Board concerning the redevelopment of old Sacramento and the preservation of the San Francisco Mint. Include correspondence, clippings, reports and related materials
Fisk University,-- Fisk University Library and Media Center,-- The Special Collections
Consists of materials focused on the activities of the Fisk University Jubilee Singers -- There is an abundance of correspondence from members including George White (organizer), Ella Sheppard Moore, Mabel Imes, America Robinson, Maggie Porter, and Julia Jackson. Also includes newspaper clippings, photographs, publicity materials, and programs. The intellect of Ella Sheppard Moore is made apparent through her many manuscripts and publications in the collection. The Jubilee Singers documented there expeditions very well, as shown in the collection's multiple scrapbooks, while the sheet music captures the historical music and arrangements dating back to 1872. In addition, there are three archival boxes filled with materials collected by the Jubilee Singers during their excursions throughout the United States and Europe. Materials include biographical data, autographs, news clippings, contracts, financial reports, music, radio scripts, correspondence, diaries of Ella Sheppard Moore ... Read More