Title: Collection, 1870-1891 Description: 2 linear ft. (4 v.)
Notes: Afro-American lawyer, politician, and diplomat; acting president of Howard University, 1873-1875; president of Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute, 1885-1888. Scrapbooks containing newspaper clippings, broadsides, programs, and invitations relating to race relations and politics in the United States. Includes information about the Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute (now Virginia State University) in Petersburg, VA., and the John G. Whittier Historical Association in Memphis, TN.
Subjects: Afro-American college presidents. lcsh Afro-American diplomats. lcsh Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (DC). lcsh Afro-American politicians -- Virginia. lcsh Afro-Americans -- Civil rights. John G. Whittier Historical Association (Memphis, TN) Scrapbooks. lcsh United States -- Race relations. United States -- Politics and government -- 1877-1881. Virginia Normal and Collegiate Institute.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.67 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A595
Staff, MSRC, "LANGSTON, John Mercer" (2015). Manuscript Division. 119.