African American Collections

Stanford University boasts the most African American Collections in Project STAND.

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Stanford University has the largest African American physical collection.

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University of Michigan has the largest digital collection.

Most collections (Ohio)

State with the most institutions reporting African American collections.

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UNC Chapel Hill has the second largest African American collection.

Stanford University

Institution reporting the most African American Collections.

Full and Partial

Below is an alphabetized list of African American collections (Both full and partial).

Springfield College has contributed three collections for Project STAND, including Springfield College of the Office of the President Records.

African American Collections (Full and Partial) 1st Section

Collections Button Legend:

Go To Collection – Collection is digitized and is accessible.

Physical Collection – The collection includes primarily physical materials, with few or no digitized items for public access.

Contact Institution – Collection is at the Institution but lacks an inventory list/is not processed

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1970 Student Demonstrations

1970 Student Demonstrations, 1970-1979 (The Ohio State University)

A Dream Deferred

A Dream Deferred: The University of Virginia and Equal Opportunity, 1967-1970 (University of Virginia)

Academics for Affirmative Action and Social Justice Records

Academics for Affirmative Action and Social Justice Records, 1997-2000 (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

Activist Student Organizations

Activist Student Organizations, 1965-1972 (University of Virginia)

Ad-Hoc Committee to Student Strike of 1970

Ad-Hoc Committee to Student Strike of 1970 (University of Virginia)

African-American and African Studies Dept. Records

African-American and African Studies Dept. Records, 1960-1979 (The Ohio State University)

Afro-American Society Records

Afro-American Society Records, 1968-1998 (Case Western Reserve University Archives)

Allen Building Takeover Collection

Allen Building Takeover Collection, 1969-2002 (Duke University Archives)

Alternative Press Collection

Alternative Press Collection, 1960’s-2010’s (University of Connecticut).

Anti-Racism Protests/Activism Materials

Anti-Racism Protests/Activism Materials, 1960-1969, 2000-present (Denison University)

Anti-War Material and Student Protest Tapes from Chancellorsville

Anti-War Material and Student Protest Tapes from Chancellorsville, 1969 (University of Virginia)

Archiving Student Activism at Princeton

Archiving Student Activism at Princeton (ASAP) Collection, 2014-2016 (Princeton University)

Atlanta Student Movement Collection

Atlanta Student Movement Collection, 1960-2000 (Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library)

Austin McCoy Papers

Austin McCoy Papers, 2000-present (University of Michigan)

Barbara Cook Papers

Barbara Cook Papers, 1964-1977 (Purdue University)

Being Black at Illinois Records

Being Black at Illinois Records, 2014 (University of Illinois)

Being Black at the University of Michigan) Twitter Archive

#BBUM (Being Black at the University of Michigan) Twitter Archive, 2013-2015 (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

Black70

Black70, 1970 (Stanford University Archives)

Black Action Movement

Black Action Movement (I, II, and III), 1970-1987 (University of Michigan Bentley Historical Library)

Black Action Society Files

Black Action Society Files, 1968-1998 (University of Pittsburgh)

Black Community Services Center Records

Black Community Services Center Records, 1973-1988 (Stanford University)

Black Cultural Center Media Collection

Black Cultural Center Media Collection, 1980’s (Purdue University)

Black Gold (student newspaper)

Black Gold (student newspaper), 1972-1973 (University of Rhode Island)

Black Student Alliance Records

Black Student Alliance Records, 1969-2018 (Duke University Archives)

Black Student Alliance Records

Black Student Alliance Records, 1980-2013 (University of Virginia)

Black Student Association Publications

Black Student Association Publications, 1967-1974 (University of Illinois)

Black Student Movement Records

Black Student Movement Records, 1970’s-2000’s (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Black Student Union

Black Student Union, 1969-present (University of Michigan)

Black Student Union

Black Student Union, 1970-1972 (University of Toledo)

Black Student Union Records

Black Student Union Records, 1971-2015 (University of California- Irvine)

Black Students for Revolution Records

Black Students for Revolution Records, 2015-present (University of Illinois).

Black Students Union

Black Students Union, 1970-2010 (Center for Archival Collections, Bowling Green State University)

Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center Records

Bolinga Black Cultural Resources Center Records, 1970’s-1990’s (Wright State University)

Brage Golding Presidential Papers

Brage Golding Presidential Papers, 1966-1972 (Wright State University)

Brilliant Corners (student publication)

Brilliant Corners (student publication), 1970-1971 (Stanford University Archives)

Buchtelite Student Newspapers

Buchtelite Student Newspapers, 1889-present (University of Akron)

Campus Activism Collection

Campus Activism Collection, 1962-1992 (Connecticut College)

Campus Environment Team Records

Campus Environment Team Records, 1990-1994 (Arizona State University)

Campus Unrest Collection

Campus Unrest Collection, 1964-1990 (University of Cincinnati)

Case Western Reserve University Ahmed Evans Protest Records

Case Western Reserve University Ahmed Evans Protest Records, 1969-1978

African American Collections (Full and Partial) 2nd Section

Collections Button Legend:

Go To Collection – Collection is digitized and is accessible.

Physical Collection -The collection includes primarily physical materials, with few or no digitized items for public access.

Contact Institution – Collection is at the Institution but lacks an inventory list/is not processed

 

Co -Contact Institution- Collection is at the Institution but lacks an inventory list/is not processed

 

Case Western Reserve University President’s Office- Robert W. Morse Records

Case Western Reserve University President’s Office- Robert W. Morse Records, 1955-1970

Chicago Circle Focus

Chicago Circle Focus, 1968 (University of Illinois-Chicago)

Chronology of Campus Protests

Chronology of Campus Protests, ca. 1972 (University of Illinois)

Civil Rights Protest

Civil Rights Protest, 1960-1969 (Denison University)

Collection of Leroy Keyes Press Photos

Collection of Leroy Keyes Press Photos, 1967-1969 (Purdue University)

Committee of Inquiry Records

Committee of Inquiry Records, 1966-1974 (The Ohio State University)

Common Sense- Charlottesville Activist Coalition,

Common Sense- Charlottesville Activist Coalition, 1981 (University of Virginia)

Confederate Monument Protest Materials

Confederate Monument Protest Materials, 2017-2018 (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Cornell A. Bell Papers

Cornell A. Bell Papers, 1933-2009 (Purdue University)

Cross Cultural Center Records

Cross Cultural Center Records, 1972-2015 (University of California-Irvine)

Demonstration Photographs

Demonstration Photographs, 1968-1971 (The Ohio State University)

Department of Afro-American and African Studies Records

Department of Afro-American and African Studies Records, 1966-2010 (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

Disorientation Guide

Disorientation Guide, 1996-2001 (Stanford University Archives)

Duke Vigil Collection

Duke Vigil Collection, 1968-1988 (Duke University Archives)

Edward and Shirley Crosby papers

Edward and Shirley Crosby papers (unprocessed), 1960’s-1970’s (Kent State University)

Eggshell Press Records

Eggshell Press Records, 1966-1968 (Indiana University Archives)

Forrest Hall Protest Collection

Forrest Hall Protest Collection, 1930-present (Middle Tennessee State University Albert Gore Research Center)

For What It’s Worth

For What It’s Worth, 1972 (Stanford University Archives)

Grapevine

Grapevine, 1973-1988 (Stanford University Archives)

The Guardian

The Guardian, 1965-present (Wright State University)

Guide to the University of California-Irvine Dramatic Transformations Records

Guide to the University of California-Irvine Dramatic Transformations Records, 2012-2015

Harold Enarson Items

Harold Enarson Items, 1940’s-2002 (The Ohio State University)

Indiana University Students for a Democratic Society Newsletters

Indiana University Students for a Democratic Society Newsletters, 1965-1966 (Indiana University Archives)

Jay Cassidy Photograph Collection

Jay Cassidy Photograph Collection, 1967-1970 (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

Jessica Curtin Collection

Jessica Curtin Collection, 1997-2007 (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

John W. Jackson Manuscript Collection

John W. Jackson Manuscript Collection, 1949-1980 (Jackson State University Margaret Walker Center)

Joseph A. Labadie Collection

Joseph A. Labadie Collection, 1850-present (University of Michigan- Harlan Hatcher Graduate Library)

Joseph Kadane Papers

Joseph Kadane Papers, 1964-1966 (Stanford University Archives)

Kassandra Agee Chandler Papers

Kassandra Agee Chandler Papers, 1978-1980 (Purdue University)

Kent State University Black United Students records

Kent State University Black United Students records, 1968-present (Kent State University)

KZSU Project South Interviews

KZSU Project South Interviews, 1965 (Stanford University Archives)

Lafayette Tolliver papers and photographs

Lafayette Tolliver papers and photographs, 1967-1971 (Kent State University)

Madison Foster Papers

Madison Foster Papers, 1969-1970 (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

Margaret Walker Personal Papers

Margaret Walker Personal Papers, 1929-1998 (Jackson State University Margaret Walker Center)

Mary Ann Smith Wilson-Ruby Doris Smith Robinson Collection on Student Activism

Mary Ann Smith Wilson-Ruby Doris Smith Robinson Collection on Student Activism, 1948-2008 (Atlanta University Center Robert W. Woodruff Library)

Mary Church Terrell Papers

Mary Church Terrell Papers, 1884-1953 (Oberlin College Archives)

May 4 Collection (Kent State Shootings)

May 4 Collection (Kent State Shootings), 1950-present (Kent State University)

Melvin G. Holli Papers

Melvin G. Holli Papers, 1967-1998 (University of Illinois-Chicago)

Milton E. Wilson, Jr., papers

Milton E. Wilson, Jr., papers, 1965-1944 (Kent State University)

Mississippi Freedom Summer Digital Collection

Mississippi Freedom Summer Digital Collection, 1960-2017 (Miami University)

African American Collections (Full and Partial) 3rd Section

Collections Button Legend:

Go To Collection – Collection is digitized and is accessible.

Physical Collection-The collection includes primarily physical materials, with few or no digitized items for public access.

Contact Institution – Collection is at the Institution but lacks an inventory list/is not processed

 

Naomi Markee Harward Papers

Naomi Markee Harward Papers, 1929-1989 (Arizona State University)

NAACP- University of Michigan Chapter

NAACP- University of Michigan Chapter, 1968-1989/ 2017-2019 (University of Michigan)

National Council of Negro Women, Inc.

National Council of Negro Women, Inc., 2008-2014 (Center for Archival Collections- Bowling Green State University)

Novice Fawcett Papers

Novice Fawcett Papers, 1930-1987 (The Ohio State University)

Oberlin and Civil Rights

Oberlin and Civil Rights, 1950’s-1980’s (Oberlin College Archives)

Occupy Purdue Movement Records

Occupy Purdue Movement Records, 2017 (Purdue University)

Office of Communications & Marketing Photograph Collection

Office of Communications & Marketing Photograph Collection, 1966-present (Wright State University)

Office of Student Affairs

Office of Student Affairs, 1951-2001 (The University of Toledo)

Office of the President- Asa Knowles Papers

Office of the President- Asa Knowles Papers, 1947-1958 (The University of Toledo)

Office of the President- Subject Files

Office of the President- Subject Files, 1954-2014 (The University of Toledo)

Opie Evans Papers

Opie Evans Papers, 1965 (The University of Akron)

Oral Histories

Oral Histories, 1960-1979 (The Ohio State University)

Orangeburg Massacre Collection

Orangeburg Massacre Collection, 1968-present (South Carolina State University)

Our Choking Times

Our Choking Times, 1970-1982 (The Ohio State University)

Paul M. Gaston Papers

Paul M. Gaston Papers, 1950-1990 (University of Virginia)

Peninsula Times Tribune- Stanford University photographs

Peninsula Times Tribune- Stanford University photographs, 1959-1992 (Stanford University Archives)

Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference records

Philosophy Born of Struggle Conference records, 1994-2014 (Purdue University)

Phoebe Farris Papers

Phoebe Farris Papers, 1972-2011 (Purdue University)

Photography and Cinema- Film of Student Demonstration

Photography and Cinema- Film of Student Demonstration, 1968 (The Ohio State University)

Pictorial Record of African-American Students

Pictorial Record of African-American Students, 1998-1992 (Purdue University)

Poor Peoples Campaign records

Poor Peoples Campaign records, 1972 (Case Western Reserve University Archives)

President Jerome Papers- Black Student Union Negotiations File

President Jerome Papers- Black Student Union Negotiations File, 1970 (Center for Archival Collections- Bowling Green State University)

President Moore Papers- Black Student Union Materials

President Moore Papers- Black Student Union Materials, 1970-1971 (Center for Archival Collections- Bowling Greene State University)

President Olscamp Papers- Black Student Union Issues

President Olscamp Papers- Black Student Union Issues, 1970-1980 (Center for Archival Collections- Bowling Green State University)

Purdue University African-American Students, Alumni and Faculty Collection

Purdue University African-American Students, Alumni and Faculty Collection, 1961-2014 (Purdue University)

Ready Reference Demonstration Material

Ready Reference Demonstration Material, 1969-1971 (The Ohio State University)

Records of the 1968 Bursar Office Takeover

Records of the 1968 Bursar Office Takeover, 1968-2008 (Northwestern University)

Records of the Multicultural Center

Records of the Multicultural Center, 1956-2004 (University of Rhode Island)

Reorientation Guide

Reorientation Guide, 2010 (Stanford University Archives)

Richard W. Lyman Provost of Stanford University Papers

Richard W. Lyman Provost of Stanford University Papers, 1959-1972 (Stanford University Archives)

Richard W. Lyman Personal Papers

Richard W. Lyman Personal Papers, 1965-1981 (Stanford University Archives)

Robert I. White papers

Robert I. White papers, 1963-1971 (Kent State University)

Robert J. Kegerreis Papers

Robert J. Kegerreis Papers, 1971-1984 (Wright State University)

Robert W. Beyers Papers

Robert W. Beyers Papers, 1965-1992 (Stanford University Archives)

Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History records

Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History records, 1984-2013 (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Southern Students Organizing Committee Papers

Southern Students Organizing Committee Papers, 1959-1977 (University of Virginia)

The Spectator

The Spectator, 1966-1970 (Indiana University Archives)

Spring of Dissent Exhibit

Spring of Dissent Exhibit, 1970 (The Ohio State University)

Stanford Activism (Archive-It)

Stanford Activism (Archive-It), 2018 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford Historical Photograph Collection

Stanford Historical Photograph Collection, 1887-2018 (Stanford University Archives)

African American Collections (Full and Partial) 4th Section

Collections Button Legend:

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Physical Collection-The collection includes primarily physical materials, with few or no digitized items for public access

Contact Institution – Collection is at the Institution but lacks an inventory list/is not processed

 

Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program Interviews

Stanford Historical Society Oral History Program Interviews, 1999-2016 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford News Service Audio-Visual Records

Stanford News Service Audio-Visual Records, 1936-2011 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford Stories Collection

Stanford Stories Collection, 2015 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford University- Assistant to the President for Black Affairs records

Stanford University- Assistant to the President for Black Affairs records, 1968-1973 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford University- Faculty Senate Records

Stanford University- Faculty Senate Records, 1891-2014 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford University Instagram Collection (Archive-It),

Stanford University Instagram Collection (Archive-It), 2017-2018 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford University Poster Collection

Stanford University Poster Collection, 1892-2018 (Stanford University Archives)

Stanford University Student Organizations Website Collection (Archive-It)

Stanford University Student Organizations Website Collection (Archive-It), 2016-2018 (Stanford University Archives)

Student Demonstration Files

Student Demonstration Files, 1960-1975 (The Ohio State University)

Student Publications

Student Publications, 1960-present (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)

Students for the Defense of Angela Davis

Students for the Defense of Angela Davis, 1971 (Stanford University Archives)

Student Tenure Protest

Student Tenure Protest, 1974-2002 (Denison University)

Tel-Buch Yearbooks

Tel-Buch Yearbooks, 1960-1989 (The University of Akron)

Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive

Tell Us How UC It: A Living Archive, (1960-present) University of California- San Diego)

The Colonist

The Colonist, 1969-1970 (Stanford University Archives)

The Michigan Daily

The Michigan Daily, 1890-present (University of Michigan- Bentley Historical Library)

The Oberlin Sanctuary Project

The Oberlin Sanctuary Project, 1840s-1970s (Oberlin College Archives)

The Real News

The Real News, 1970-1971 (Stanford University Archives)

Thomas W. Benson Papers

Thomas W. Benson Papers, 1962-2012 (Penn State University Special Collections)

Underground and Political Student Newspapers

Underground and Political Student Newspapers, ca. 1939-2008 (Purdue University)

Unite the Right Rally and Community Response

Unite the Right Rally and Community Response, 2017-2018 (University of Virginia)

Unity House Records

Unity House Records, 1968-2017 (Connecticut College)

University of Connecticut Photograph Collection

University of Connecticut Photograph Collection, 1968-1974 (University of Connecticut)

University Photographs

University Photographs, ca. 1960-1989 (The University of Akron)

Virginia Weekly

Virginia Weekly, 1969-1972 (University of Virginia)

VP for Academic Affairs/ Provost records

VP for Academic Affairs/ Provost records, 1957-1981 (Center for Archival Collections- Bowling Green State University)

Western Reserve University Panel of Americans Records

Western Reserve University Panel of Americans Records, 1952-1955 (Case Western Reserve University Archives)

Western Reserve University Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee Records

Western Reserve University Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee Records, 1965 (Case Western Reserve University Archives)

Yes We Can

Yes We Can, 1974 (Stanford University Archives)