Cheyney University of Pennsylvania,-- Leslie Pinckney Hill Library
Letters sent by Professor Washington and Mrs. Washington to eary Cheyney University presidents. Washington had a major influence in shaping early Cheyney University education policies
Connecticut Historical Society
Sends anouncement of an international conference on Afro-Americans to be held at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute in Alabama, the first meeting that brings together persons of Afro-American heritage from all parts of the world
Michigan State University Libraries - Main Library
Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Collection comprises correspondence and related material concerning the Carnegie Hall conference (January 6-8, 1904) and the subsequent formation of the Committee of Twelve for the Advancement of the Negro Race by Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Du Bois. The letters in the collection document the Committee of Twelve's work, contain commentary on the status of African Americans, and detail Washington's relationships with many of the key African American leaders of his day. The most striking is Washington's correspondence with W.E.B. Du Bois, where the tension and ideological conflict between the two men is clearly demonstrated. Other prominent correspondents include Charles W. Chestnutt, John S. Durham, Thomas Fortune, Marcus Garvey, Archibald Grimké́; Francis J. Grimké, James Weldon Johnson, Judson W. Lyons, Fredrick L. McGhee, Whitefield McKinlay, Kelly Miller, Robert R. Moton, Charles W. Russell, Emmett J. Scott, and Alexander Walters. Acquired as part of the John Hope Franklin ... Read More
Temple University - Special Collections Research Center
Booker T. Washington, the most prominent African American of the late nineteenth and early twentieth century; founder of the Tuskegee Institute who urged Blacks to concentrate on economic self-advancement
Howard University,-- Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
Letters written by Washington; together with three ms. articles about Washington written by Ruth Rugby -- Correspondents include George Washington Cable, Louis C. Cramton, and Judson Lyons
Haverford College - Quaker and Special Collections
Three of the letters acknowledge or appeal for contributions to the Institute; others include Washington's statement "What I am trying to do" at Tuskegee, acknowledgement of receipt of $15 for an article published in The Independent, and reference to an address he made in behalf of the Institute for Colored Youth
University of Virginia
Washington invites the Rev. D.H. Greer [David Hummell Greer?] to visit Tuskegee and reports on a successful fund raising visit
University of Virginia
Includes letter to Charles Eliot Norton, thanking him for donation to endowment fund for Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute; letter to J.M. Brown (Portland, Me.) soliciting donation; autograph quotation; and an autograph on Tuskegee Institute letterhead paper
New York State Historical Documents
An autograph letter signed from Washington to Mrs. Elizabeth Snyder Roberts supplying a motto relating to race, 1 August 1897