Author: Moorland, Jesse Edward, 1863-1940 (See Finding Aid)
Title: Papers, 1790-1940 Description: 40 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American executive of the YMCA, trustee of Howard University, minister, and collector of books relating to Afro-Americans. Family and personal papers; general correspondence; speeches; photographs; and correspondence, clippings, printed materials, reports, and minutes relating to various organizations with which Moorland was affiliated, particularly the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Howard University, the Moorland Foundation, the Nazarene Congregation Church in Brooklyn, NY, the United War Work Campaign, the YMCA, the YMCA Colored Men's Department, the YMCA International Committee, and the YMCA National Council. Correspondents include Albert Cassell, W. E. B. Du Bois, James Stanley Durkee, William Leo Hansberry, William Alphaeus Hunton, James Weldon Johnson, Mordecai W. Johnson, Alain Locke, Kelly Miller, George Foster Peabody, Jean Toomer, Booker T. Washington, Charles H. Wesley, Carter Godwin Woodson, and Max Yergan. Gift of Jesse Edward Moorland, 1941.
Subjects: Afro-American academic libraries -- Washington (DC) Afro-American executives -- Washington (DC). lcsh Afro-Americans -- Societies, etc. Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Inc. Cassell, Albert Irvin, 1895-1969, correspondent. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, as correspondent. Durkee, J. Stanley (James Stanley), 1866-1951, as correspondent. Hansberry, William Leo, correspondent. Howard University. Moorland Foundation. Hunton, Alphaeus, 1903-1970, as correspondent. Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938, as correspondent. Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976, as correspondent. Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954, as correspondent. Miller, Kelly, 1863-1939, as correspondent. National Council of the Young Men's Christian Associations of the United States of America. Nazarene Congregation Church (Brooklyn, New York, NY) Peabody, George Foster, 1852-1938, as correspondent. Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967, as correspondent. United War Work Campaign. Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915, as correspondent. Wesley, Charles H. (Charles Harris), 1891-1987, as correspondent. Woodson, Carter Godwin, 1875-1950, as correspondent. World War, 1914-1918 -- War work -- Young Men's Christian associations. Young Men's Christian associations -- United States. Yergan, Max, 1894-1975, as correspondent. YMCA of the USA. YMCA of the USA. Colored Men's Dept. YMCA of the USA. International Committee. Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.80 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A748
Staff, MSRC, "MOORLAND, JESSE EDWARD" (2015). Manuscript Division. 137.