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African American miscellany collection

Identifier: Manuscript Collection No. 1032

Scope and Content Note

African American miscellany is an artificially created collection that contains items related to African American history and culture. The collection includes scrapbooks, minute books, correspondence, photographs, personal papers, and sound recordings. Also included is printed material created by white people about African Americans. Some biographical information concerning the materials in this collection may be found in the collection file maintained by the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library. Other general materials relating to African Americans may be found in the African American sheet music collection, the African American cinema collection and the African American photographs collection.


  • 1835-2017

Language of Materials

Materials entirely in English.

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for some audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to this material.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.


63.74 Linear Feet (23 boxes; 2 oversized papers box and 2 oversized papers folders (OP); 26 bound volumes (BV); 19 oversized bound volumes (OBV); and 1 AV Master)


Artificially created collection containing non-printed items related to African American history and culture.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


Purchase 2005, with subsequent additions.

Related Materials in This Repository

Printed material relating to African American history and culture is located in the Black Print Culture collection.


Control level 4


File name: afammiscellany1032.doc


Elizabeth Russey, December 6, 2005.

Control level 4

File name: afammiscellany1032.doc

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African American miscellany collection, 1835-2017
Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University
March 18, 2008
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Repository Details

Part of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library Repository

540 Asbury Circle
Atlanta Georgia 30322 United States