Content: Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP) is primarily organized in alphabetical order, with two large subject series, Slavery and Abolition and the West Indies, and two smaller ones: Civil War and Reconstruction. The topics covered include the arts, politics, literature, education, family, the military, business and real estate. MALP is an artificial assortment of paper-based, non-photographic materials consisting of one to two folders for each collection.
The Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP), spanning from 1740-2006, documents the personal and professional lives of people of African descent. It has been arranged in alphabetical order, with two subject series: Slavery and Abolition, and West Indies.