Title: Collection, 1850s-1900s Description: 1 linear ft.
Notes: Autographs, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and engravings relating to black Americana collected by two prominent Philadelphia Afro-Americans, Thomas Dorsey (1812-1875) and his son William Henry Dorsey (b. 1837). Includes an engraving of Reverend Peter Williams by Patrick Reason, and news articles about Reverend Augustine Tolson.
Subjects: Afro-Americans -- Collectibles. Reason, Patrick. Tolson, Augustine.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.30 NUCMC Number: DCLV96-A409
Staff, MSRC, "DORSEY, Thomas and William" (2015). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 60.