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Alger Leroy Adams and Jessie M. Wells Adams papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-4335
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums, scrapbooks, personal papers, and other materials relating to Reverend Alger Leroy Adams, Jessie M. Wells Adams, and the Daniels family, circa 1860s-1997.Materials relating to Alger Adams include a caricature of Adams, scrapbook of Adams’s columns for the Amsterdam News, a photograph of Adams’s colleague and society editor for Ebony magazine Gerri Major, and a letter of congratulations upon Adams’s receiving of an honorary degree....
Dates: circa 1860s-1997

Harry Adams photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 589
Overview: Photographs prints created and collected by Harry Adams, 1943-1985, that chiefly document events, activities, and individuals related to the African American community in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California and his career as a professional photographer as well as his work for African American newspapers including the California Eagle and Los Angeles Sentinel.
Dates: 1943-1985, bulk 1951-1985

R. A. (Revels Alcorn) Adams papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 48
Overview: The collection consists of writings, sheet music, scrapbooks, photographs, and other papers, stemming from R. A. Adams's activities as an evangelistic minister of the African Methodist Episcopal Church and as a writer, lecturer, and publisher of pamphlets on topics relating to race, religion, contraception, interpersonal relations, and socioeconomics. The collection documents aspects of African American religion and culture, especially in the South, in the early 20th century, and in particular...
Dates: 1902-1945

African American film collection

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 238
Scope and Contents: The African American Film Collection consists of scripts, photographs, and other materials related to the production and promotion of films and television shows created by, starring, or documenting the experience of African Americans.
Dates: 1929-1998

African Collection, Yale University Library, records of the curator

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Call Number: RU 400
Overview: The records consist of lists, bibliographies, correspondence, finances and expenses, and publications documenting the activities and operations of the curator of the African Collection at Yale University Library.
Dates: circa 1963-2013

Immanuel Wallerstein collection of African liberation movement posters

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Call Number: MS 1865
Overview: The collection consists of posters acquired by Immanuel Wallerstein which document liberation movements in numerous African countries. Accession 2015-M-001 contains material from a 2008 exhibit on the posters.
Dates: 1960-1990, 2007-2008

African postcard collection

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Call Number: MS 1575
Overview: The collection consists of postcards depicting scenes from various countries on the African continent.
Dates: circa 1900-2004

Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale records documenting its 25th anniversary commemoration

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Call Number: RU 176
Overview: The records consist of program material and memorabilia produced by the Afro-American Cultural Center at Yale for their 25th anniversary program titled 25 Years at Yale and Counting: The Continuing Presence of Blacks at Yale.
Dates: 1995

Paola Agosti photographs

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario Italiano...
Dates: 1970–2020

Lucien Aigner photographs and papers

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Call Number: GEN MSS 1837
Overview: The collection contains contact sheets, negatives, transparencies, slides, photographic prints, scrapbooks, writings, professional and personal papers, correspondence, printed material, cameras and other recording equipment, and audiovisual and computer media created and collected by Hungarian photojournalist Lucien Aigner.
Dates: 1886–2011

David Ernest Apter papers

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Call Number: MS 1806
Overview: The collection consists of photographs taken by David E. Apter from 1951 to 1960 in the African countries of Ghana (formerly known as the Gold Coast), Nigeria, Rwanda, Uganda, and Benin (formerly known as Dahomey), during the buildup of nationalism and the start of independence. The photographs portray scenes of everyday life in these countries. The collection also includes two photographs of David Apter, taken by Eleanor Apter in 1953 in Achimota, Gold Coast, and by Larissa Leclair in 2002...
Dates: 1920-2002, bulk 1951-1960

Paul Moody Atkins papers

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Call Number: MS 41
Overview: Correspondence, memoranda, reports, printed material, writings, clippings, diaries, photographs, and miscellanea relating to Paul Moody Atkins, a financial management consultant, international economic and banking expert, author, educator, and special liquidator of securities for the U.S. Comptroller of the Currency (1932-1937). Atkins' professional work in Peru (1931), French West Africa (1940-1941), Iran (1943-1945), Greece (1947-1948), and Japan (1948) are documented through correspondence,...
Dates: 1749-1976

Francis John Baker Boer War diary

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Call Number: MS 1957
Overview: The collection comprises a manuscript diary covering the years 1901-1902, written in 1912 from notes taken during that time period. Francis John Baker provides lengthy, detailed descriptions of his experiences in the Boer War and daily camp life. Military documents, family correspondence, and photographs are included.
Dates: Circa 1885-1919

Sir Joseph Banks papers

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Call Number: MS 58
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, notes, and other papers documenting the personal life and professional career of Sir Joseph Banks, a British naturalist and explorer. Correspondence with stewards and landowners in Lincolnshire and elsewhere detail Banks' interest in agriculture and farming. Other papers relate to family estates, to Banks' scientific investigations and to his interest in the exploration of Africa and other regions. A translation of Frederic Horneman's "Travels...
Dates: 1763-1830

"Correspondence"

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Call Number: OSBORN FD10
Overview: Autograph MS.
Collection of autograph drafts of letters to various recipients, including a few letter to Banks from various correspondents, concerning scientific matters, the Royal Society, etc.; includes portrait engraving.
Dates: 1785-1809

Boris I. Bittker papers

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Call Number: MS 1869
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, legal pleadings, memoranda, newspaper clippings, reports, subject files, and writings that document Boris I. Bittker's career as a professor at Yale Law School from 1946 to 2006. In addition to voluminous materials relating to taxation, the papers also include correspondence and subject files relating to Bittker's book, Case for Black Reparations (1973), and a small amount of materials relating to his role in the...
Dates: 1938-2006, bulk 1959-1986

Black Student Alliance at Yale records

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Call Number: RU 82
Overview: The records consist of position papers, minutes, a newsletter, and clippings documenting the Black Student Alliance at Yale.
Dates: 1971

Black Tie Society, Yale University, records

 Collection
Call Number: RU 1039
Overview: The materials consist of a directory, newsletter, and correspondence.
Dates: 1984

Ed Bland papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 310
Overview: The collection includes manuscript music, notes and writings, correspondence, professional papers, printed material, and audiovisual and computer media documenting the career of African American composer and musician Ed Bland.
Dates: 1914-2019

John Wesley Blassingame Papers

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Call Number: MS 737
Overview: The John Wesley Blassingame Papers consist of note cards and research materials (electrostatic copies) used in the preparation of his dissertation, A Social and Economic History of the Negro in New Orleans (Yale University, 1971). Included are copies of reports of Louisiana state agencies, minutes and other papers of organizations like the White League of New Orleans, and legal documents deposited in the Orleans Parish courthouse.
Dates: 1857-1904