Oxford AASC:

Black Women in America, Second Edition

Selected Bibliography

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Research Centers and Archival Collections

  • Amistad Research Center
  • Tulane University
  • New Orleans, LA 70118
  • Mary McLeod Bethune Papers, 1923.1936
  • Carol Brice Papers, 1905
  • Marguerite Dorsey Cartwright Papers, 1927.
  • Julius Rosenwald Fund Papers, 1917.1948
  • Fredi Washington Papers, 1925.1975
  • Camilla Williams Papers, 1944.1973
  • Atlanta University
  • Robert W. Woodruff Library
  • Negro Collection
  • Atlanta, GA 30314
  • Association of Southern Women for Prevention of Lynching Records, 1920.1943
  • Chautauqua Circle Records, 1913.1970
  • Cullen-Jackman Memorial Collection: Miscellany
  • Grace (Towns) Hamilton Papers, 1928.1976
  • Maud Cuney Hare Papers, 1900.1936
  • Nellie Towns, in George Alexander Towns Papers, 1851.1956
  • Southern Conference on Human Welfare Records, 1938.1967
  • Bennett College
  • Thomas F. Holgate Library
  • Greensboro, NC 27401
  • Afro-American Women Collection
  • Bennett College Records, 1873.
  • Scrapbooks, 1929.1950s
  • Vertical File Collection
  • Bethune Museum and Archives
  • 1318 Vermont Ave., N.W.
  • Washington, DC 20005
  • Processed Collections:
  • National Council of Negro Women, 1935.1978
  • Unprocessed Collections:
  • Audio Visual Resources
  • Jeanetta Welch Brown Papers
  • Polly Cowan Papers
  • Jeanne Dogo Papers
  • Jennie Austin Fletcher Papers
  • Susie Green Papers
  • Mary E. C. Gregory Papers
  • Euphemia Lofton Haynes Papers
  • Dorothy Parker Koger Papers
  • Historical Annals of the Ladies Auxiliary, Knights of Peter Clover
  • National Alliance of Black Feminists
  • National Association of Fashion and Accessory Designers
  • Records of the National Committee on Household Employment
  • Charles C. Parlin Papers
  • Photographic Collection
  • Dovey Johnson Roundtree Papers
  • Ethel Emory Heywood Smith Papers
  • Mabel Keaton Staupers Papers
  • Alice Thomas Papers
  • Miriam H. Thomas Papers
  • Vertical File Collection
  • Chicago Historical Society
  • North Avenue and Clark Street
  • Chicago, IL 60614
  • Etta Moten Barnett Papers, 1934.1966
  • Irene Gaines Papers, 1917.1968
  • Detroit Public Library
  • Burton Historical Collection
  • 5201 Woodward Ave.
  • Detroit, MI 48202
  • Housewives League of Detroit Records, 1930.1973
  • DuSable Museum of African American History
  • 740 E. 56th Place
  • Chicago, IL 60637
  • Hope I. Dunmore Papers, 1905.1960
  • Mellissa Ann Elam Papers, 1910.1925
  • Fisk University Library
  • Special Collections
  • Nashville, TN 37208
  • Lizzie Crofton Anderson Papers, 1972
  • Dorothy Brown Papers, 1961
  • Carrie B. H. Collins Papers
  • Ophelia Settle Egypt Papers, 1925.
  • Grace James Papers, 1972
  • Cecile Barefield Jefferson Papers, 1928.1970
  • Gerda Lerner Collection on Black Women, 1972.
  • Naomi Long Madgett Papers, 1941.1968
  • Louise Meriwether Papers
  • Margaret Simms Papers, 1952.1970
  • Eileen Southern Papers, 1971
  • Mary Spence Papers
  • Lillian Voorhees Papers, 1927.1960
  • Indiana Historical Society
  • 315 W. Ohio St.
  • Indianapolis, IN 46202
  • Black Women in the Middle West Project Papers
  • Library of Congress
  • Manuscript Division
  • Washington, DC 20540
  • National Youth Administration
  • Mary Church Terrell Papers, 1886.1954
  • Minnesota Historical Society
  • Archives and Manuscripts
  • 345 West Kellogg Blvd.
  • St. Paul, MN 55102
  • Hallie Q. Brown Community House Records, 1861.1960s
  • Ethel Ray Nance Papers, 1920.1968
  • Oral History Tapes, 1945
  • Irene Persons Papers, 1937
  • Moorland-Spingarn Research Center
  • Manuscript Division
  • Founders Library
  • Howard University
  • Washington, DC 20059
  • Marian Anderson Papers, 1939.1943
  • Mary Elizabeth Branch Papers, July 1909.3 May 1944
  • Ralph J. Bunche Oral History Collection, 1967.1973
  • Jeannette Carter Papers, 1927.1964
  • Mary Ann Shadd Cary Papers, 1844.1884
  • Anna J. Cooper Papers, 1881.1958
  • Donor Oral History Program, 1982.
  • Eva B. Dykes Papers, 1914.1977
  • Lena Edwards Papers, 1905.1985
  • Ophelia Settle Egypt Papers, 1930.1980
  • Crystal Bird Fauset Papers, 1944.1959
  • Gregoria Fraser Goins Papers, 1843.1962
  • Angelina Weld Grimkéapers, 1887.1958
  • Hazel Harrison Papers, 1900.1950s
  • Charlotte Moton Hubbard Papers, 1934.1970
  • Revella Hughes Papers
  • Pauli Murray Papers, 1943.1944
  • Rosey Eve Pool Papers, 1959.1967
  • Anita Thompson Dickinson Reynolds Papers, 1850.1980
  • Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library, Black Women's Oral History Transcripts
  • Lucy Diggs Slowe Papers, 1919.1943
  • Myra L. Spaulding Papers, 1892.1922
  • Isabele Taliaferro Spiller Papers, 1906.1954
  • Mabel Keaton Staupers Papers, 1937.1970
  • Mary Church Terrell Papers, 1888.1976
  • Sara A. Turner Collection, 1866.1901
  • Washington Conservatory of Music, Harriet Gibbs Marshall Papers, 1887.1966
  • Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • New York Public Library
  • 515 Malcolm X Blvd.
  • New York, NY 10037
  • Wilhelmina Adams Papers, 1926.1962
  • Bessye Bearden Papers, 1923.1944
  • Conrad and Tubman Papers, 1893.1941
  • Ruby Sheppard Davis Papers, 1940.1975
  • Mary Caldwell Dawson Papers, 1937.1959
  • Rielta Hines Herbert Papers, 1948.1964
  • Lyons and Williams Papers, 1830.1957
  • Alice McInnis Papers, 1938.1974
  • National Association of Colored Graduate Nurses Papers, 1908.1951
  • Lucy Terry Prince Papers, 1967.1972
  • Tuskegee University Archives
  • Hollis Burke Fissell Library
  • Tuskegee, AL 36088
  • Juanita Gilmore Brewster Papers, 1800.1970
  • Sadie P. Delaney Papers, 1923.1958
  • National Committee to Abolish the Poll Tax Papers, 1943.1948
  • Edith M. Washington Shehee Papers, 1910.1964
  • Southern Conference Educational Fund Records, 1938.1963
  • Margaret Murray Washington Papers, 1896.1925
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Circle Library
  • Manuscript Collection
  • The Library.Box 8198
  • Chicago, IL 60607
  • Chicago Urban League Records, 1932.1971
  • Gary Urban League Records, 1941.1965
  • Greater Lawndale Conservation Commission Records, 1953.1968
  • Phillis Wheatley Association Records, 1908.1966
  • University of Louisville
  • Oral History Center
  • Department of History
  • Belknap Campus
  • Louisville, KY 40292
  • Hilda H. Butler Oral History, 1977
  • Vivian Crowell Oral History, 1977
  • Ruth Harry and Vivian Crowell (2 tapes)
  • Abbie Clement Jackson Oral History, 1977
  • Susan St. Clair Minor Oral History, 1977
  • Estella Sales Oral History, 1976
  • Wayne State University
  • Walter P. Reuther Library
  • Archive of Labor and Urban Affairs
  • Detroit, MI 48202
  • Frances Albrier Oral History, 1968
  • Joseph and Rose Billups Oral History, 1967
  • Geraldine Bledsoe Oral History, 1970
  • Dorothy Jones Oral History
  • Layle Lane Papers
  • Beulah Whitby Oral History, 1969
  • Western Reserve Historical Society
  • 10825 East Blvd.
  • Cleveland, OH 44106
  • Jane E. Hunter Papers, 1930.1969
  • Ladies Society of Brocton, Ohio, Papers, 1866
  • L. Pearl Mitchell Papers, 1875.1974
  • Phillis Wheatley Association, 1914.1960
  • Compiled by Kennetta Hammond and Janet Sims-Wood