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E184.6 .A44 1997 American Negro Historical Society collection, 1790-1905 / published in cooperation with the Historical Society of Pennsylvannia [Wilmington, Del.] : Scholarly Resources, [1997] [Wilmington, Del.] : Scholarly Resources, [1997]
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Subject Category: Ethnic Studies, History US
Collection Dates: 01/01/1790 - 12/31/1979
Location: UNLV Microforms

This 12 reel collection contains a rich source of materials, and documents the American Black Experience in, Pennsylvania from 1790 to 1979. Founded in 1897, the American Negro Historical Society collected and preserved relevant materials from a myriad of organizations and individuals----Pennsylvania State Equal Rights League, Bannecker Institute, Lebanon Cemetery, Agriculture and Mechanics Association of PA and NJ, Benezet Joint Stock Association, Pythian Baseball Club, Jacob C. White Sr., Jacob C. White, Jr., Isaiah C. Wears, William Still, Leon and Beatrice Gardiner and several Philadelphia churches. The collection includes letters, minutes, reports, papers, newspaper clippings, financial records, and portraits of prominent black leaders; along with miscellaneous printed materials. Approximately three fourths of the collection spans the dates from 1790 to 1905.

Finding Aids: American Negro Historical Society collection, 1790-1905 / published in cooperation with the Historical Society of Pennsylvannia (MICRO E184.6 .A44 1997).


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