Title: Papers Description: 4 linear ft.
Notes: Scholar, author, publisher, literary critic, philanthropist, and president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Correspondence; bills, lists, reports, pictures and other material on the Amenia Conference, the military training camp for black officers in Des Moines, Iowa; NAACP papers; constitution, declaration, and other papers of the Niagara Movement; family correspondence; newspaper clippings; and an autograph album. The material is related to the library's Arthur Spingarn collection. Card index in the library. Gift, 1957.
Subjects: Afro-Americans (for all permanent residents of the United States of black African ancestry); Amenia Conferences Amenia Conferences Armed Forces; Afro-Americans Autograph collections; Albums and books Blacks; Organizations and societies Camps (military); Iowa Du Bois, William Edward Burghardt Fort Des Moines, Iowa Frazier, E. Franklin Gompers, Samuel L. Grimké, Archibald H. Hughes, Langston Johnson, James Weldon Labor leaders; Gompers, Samuel L. Mays, Benjamin McKay, Claude Miller, Kelly Moton, Robert Russa National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; history National Association for the Advancement of Colored People; Spingarn, Joel E., chairman of the board Niagara Movement Peterkin, Julia (Wood) Scott, Emmett Spingarn family Terrell, Mary Church
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.105 NUCMC #: MS 62-4281
Staff, MSRC, "SPINGARN, Joel" (2015). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 180.