A. Philip Randolph Papers on Microfilm

Collection Number: 5896 mf

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
A. Philip Randolph Papers on Microfilm,
Collection Number:
5896 mf
Creator:
Randolph, A. Philip
Quantity:
35 microfilm reels
Forms of Material:
Papers (documents), microfilm.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Accompanied by printed reel guide compiled by David H. Werning.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

A. Philip Randolph (1889-1979) was one of the leading black protest leaders of the twentieth century. He was best known as the editor of the Messenger (a radical Socialist journal), as organizer of the Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters, and as the leader of the 1941 and 1963 Marches on Washington.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The A. Philip Randolph Collection consists of the following series:
Family Papers, 1942-1963;
General Correspondence, 1925-1978;
Subject Files, 1909-1978;
Speeches and writings File, 1941-1978;
Biographical File, 1945-1979; and,
Miscellany, 1920-1979.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979.
Werning, David H., 1963-
Brotherhood of Sleeping Car Porters -- History, Sources.

Subjects:
African Americans-- Civil rights-- History-- 20th century-- Sources.
Civil rights movements-- United States--History-- 20th century-- Sources.
African Americans--History--1877-1964-- Sources.

Form and Genre Terms:
Papers (documents)
Microfilm.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
A. Philip Randolph Papers on Microfilm #5896 mf. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

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CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
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