Title: Papers, 1802-1965 (bulk 1830-1930) Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American residents of Washington, DC. Biographical information about John A. Simms, Sr., Martha Ann Simms, John A. Simms, Jr., and John A. Simms, III; together with materials documenting the history of the Columbian Harmony Society, the Union Bethel AME Church, and the Metropolitan AME Church in Washington, DC. Also contains correspondence of Franklin Adams and his wife, Harriet Chalmers Adams, the first woman geographer. Gift of James W. Jones, 1972.
Subjects: Afro-American churches -- Washington (DC) Columbian Harmony Society. Metropolitan AME Church (Washington, DC) Simms, John A., b. 1830. d. 1930. Simms, John A., 1886-1966. Simms, Martha Ann, b. 1824. Union Bethel Church (Washington, DC)
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.99 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A532
Staff, MSRC, "SIMMS FAMILY" (2015). Manuscript Division. 174.