Rayford Whittingham Logan papers, 1925-1982

Logan, Rayford Whittingham, 1897-1982


800 items.
10 containers.
1 microfilm reel.
4 linear feet.
Arranged in three series. Series 1: Family Papers, 1925-1966; Series 2: Diaries and Related Material, 1940-1982; and Series 3: General Correspondence, 1926-1965.
Correspondence, diaries, and biographical material documenting Logan's concern with racial inequality and his career as an historian of Africans and African Americans. Topics include his army service in France during World War I; the Pan-African movement of the 1920s and 1930s; Haitian diplomatic soirées; the founding conference of the United Nations, San Francisco, Calif. (1945); Logan's meetings with African independence leaders, Kwame Nkrumah and Nnamdi Azikiwe; colleagues including Mordecai W. Johnson; and his career at Howard University. Correspondents include Harry T. Burleigh, Betty Riis, Roger William Riis, and Logan's wife, Ruth Robinson Logan.
Historian and educator.
Restrictions apply.
Microfilm edition of diary, 1943-1944, available, no. 21,747.
Microfilm produced from originals in the Manuscript Division Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress Photoduplication Service, 1998.
Collection material in English.
Finding aid available in the Library of Congress Manuscript Reading Room and at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.mss/eadmss.ms010010.

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