Black History collection
MSBlaH68

 An inventory of the collection at the University of Illinois at Chicago

Summary Information

Repository
Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives
Creator
Various donors.
Title
Black History collection
ID
MSBlaH68
Date
1869-1983
Extent
0.5 Linear feet
Language
English
Abstract:
This collection was assembled from various small manuscript items donated to the UIC Library Special Collections department starting in 1968.

Preferred Citation

Black History collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

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Scope and Contents

This collection offers a variety of materials pertaining to African American experiences, mostly from 20th century black freedom movement groups, including the Civil Rights Movement, Black Panthers, SNCC, black cultural figures, and other Chicago-based activists. Materials include periodicals, audio reels, letters, transcripts, brochures, and clippings.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Richard J. Daley Library Special Collections and University Archives 12/07/2009

801 S. Morgan Street
Chicago, Illinois, 60607
312.996.2742

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • African Americans -- History.
  • Chicago African American History.

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Black History Collection 

Box Folder

Ebony Magazine, 1963 

1 1

Black Panther Literature, 1970 

1 2

Conspiracy Trial of the Chicago Eight, 1969 

1 3

Blackstone Rangers, ca. 1970 

1 4

Survey Graphic, 1942 

1 5

Black Power, 1966 

1 6

Interview with Timuel Black - audio reel, 1967 

1 7

Letter from Shirley Chisholm, 1972 

1 8

Gwendolyn Brooks - poem and letter, 1965-1968 

1 9

Andrew Brimmer - speech transcript, 1967 

1 10

Martin Luther King and the Montgomery Story, 1956 

1 11

Letter and Biography of Frederick Douglass, 1869-1879 

1 12

Dr. Martin Luther King tribute, 1968 

1 13

Reverend James Bevel - writings and biography, 1963-1966 

1 14

Anthony Platt - report, 1968 

1 15

Alvin Poussaint - article, 1974 

1 16

Quinn Chapel, AME - anniversary materials, 1967-1973 

1 17

Harold Washington - speech, 1983 

1 18

Theodore Charles Stone - concert materials, 1969 

1 19

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