Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers

Collection Data

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. It spans from 1740 to 2006, and documents the personal and professional lives of people of African descent.
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1740 - 2006
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc MG 76
Citizens' Protective League (New York, N.Y.)
Benson, Oscar Jerome
Ring, Montague
Aldridge, Ira Frederick (1807-1867)
Crummell, Alexander (1819-1898)
Cullen, Countee (1903-1946)
Garrison, William Lloyd (1805-1879)
Kennedy, Florynce (1916-2000)
Reason, Patrick Henry (1816-1898)
Paul Laurence Dunbar Apartments, Inc.
Poro College
African Americans
African Americans -- History
African Americans -- Social conditions
Abolitionists -- United States
African American families
African American cowboys
Slave trade
Enslaved people
Antislavery movements
Slaves -- emancipation
Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877)
African American troops
African American soldiers
World War, 1914-1918
Race relations
Politics and government -- United States
Slave bills of sale
Registers (Lists)
Bibliographic history: The Miscellaneous American Letters and Papers (MALP), 1740-2006, documents the personal and professional lives of people of African descent.
Acquisition: Various gifts, 1936-
Physical Description
Extent: 5 lin. ft. (14 1/2 archival box, 4 flat boxes)
Type of Resource
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b19971708
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 8fc13f50-c6cf-012f-35ad-58d385a7bc34
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