Title: Papers, 1957-1950 (bulk 1922-1950) Description:20 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American attorney, educator, and advocate of civil rights and educational desegregation; vice-dean, Howard University School of Law (1929-1935). Personal and family papers, documents concerning Houston's education and academic career, correspondence, writings by and about Houston, writings by others, documents relating to organizations with which Houston was affiliated, financial and insurance papers, case files, documents relating to organizations for which Houston served as legal counsel, printed legal briefs, and photographs. Includes correspondence and other materials relating to Houston's legal work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the firm Houston, Houston, Hastie & Waddy, the Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen, and the International Association of Railway Employees. Also includes papers of Houston's father, William. Gift of Charles Houston, Jr., 1973.
Subjects: Afro-American college administrators -- Washington (DC). lcsh Afro-American lawyers -- Washington (DC). lcsh Afro-Americans -- Civil rights. Afro-Americans -- Education. Association of Colored Railway Trainmen and Locomotive Firemen. Case files. lcsh Howard University. School of Law. International Association of Railway Employees. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Segregation in education -- United States. Trade-unions -- Afro-American membership. Trade-unions -- Railroads.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NUCMC #: DCLV96-A758
Staff, MSRC, "HOUSTON, Charles Hamilton" (2015). Manuscript Division. 97.