Title: Papers, 1914-1971 Description: 13.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American lawyer, scholar, and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Personal papers, biographical information, legal documents, correspondence, addresses and writings, newspaper clippings, brochures, announcements, programs, photographs, book reviews, and scrapbooks relating to Spingarn's legal career and social activities in New York, and his involvement with the NAACP. Includes materials relating to W. E. B. Du Bois, Zora Hurston, Langston Hughes, Emmett Scott, and Walter White. Correspondents include Du Bois and Hughes. Also includes materials relating to the Arthur B. Spingarn Collection of Negro Authors.
Subjects: Afro-American lawyers -- New York (State) -- New York. lcsh Afro-Americans -- Civil rights. Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963. Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Hurston, Zora Neale. Legal documents. lcsh National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Scott, Emmett J. (Emmett Jay), 1873-1957. White, Walter, 1890?-1965.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.104 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A728
Staff, MSRC, "SPINGARN, Arthur Barnett" (2015). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 179.