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Identifier: IJS-0112

Scope and Contents: The Anne Seidlitz Collection on Hampton Hawes dates from circa 1953 to 2008 and consists largely of personal papers and other items related to the jazz pianist Hampton Hawes collected by Anne Seidlitz. These materials include both published and unpublished materials, most of which are photocopies of original documents. The collection documents Hawes's life and career, including his time in prison and successful application for Presidential clemency. Additional materials in the collection...
Identifier: IJS-0002

Scope and Contents: The Count Basie family papers and artifacts comprise the extant papers and personal belongings of the Basie family, including Catherine, Diane, and Count Basie. The collection contains personal papers, music, photographic prints and negatives, business records, artwork, and audio and moving image recordings, as well as artifacts. The majority of items in the collection are from the 20th century, particularly the time period between the mid-1950s to the early 1980s.Most...
Identifier: MC 1397

Scope and Content Note: The personal papers and memorabilia of Frances Barboza-Clark consist of eight series of files dating from 1970 to 2002; the bulk of the collection is from the 1980s. The collection is divided into eight series: Democratic National Convention Files, ERA Files, NOW Middlesex County Files, NOW National Files, NOW-NJ Files, NOW Publications, Subject Files, and Artifacts. Of particular interest is Barboza-Clark's handwritten...
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Identifier: RG 23/H3

Abstract: The records of the Rutgers University Chaplain detail Bradford S. Abernethy's role and responsibilities at Rutgers as its religious leader. Many of Abernethy's papers contain material regarding his affiliations with religious and foreign exchange associations. They also demonstrate his concern with issues such as civil rights, conflict, and international relief efforts. Other papers detail the business matters of the use and maintenance of Kirkpatrick Chapel. The papers are divided into...
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Identifier: RG 15/A2

Abstract: The records of Rutgers University Provost and Vice-President Richard Schlatter document the state of education at Rutgers in the 1960s, a decade of exceptional growth. The records reflect the concerns of administrators, staff, and students who were dealing with the expansion of and changes in the role of the university, social changes, and the Vietnam War. The papers demonstrate that the Provost's duties involved him in many aspects of the operation of the university and required that he...
Identifier: imported-135859f8-d82b-4465-a67b-20aeb0e3f6ff

Identifier: R-MC 011


Paul Robeson was an American actor, athlete, bass-baritone concert singer, writer, and civil rights activist. This collection comprises of material gathered together to document the career of one of Rutgers most famous and influential alumnus. It spans the years 1916 to 1998 and includes newspaper clippings, published articles, books, sound recordings, correspondence, photographs and negatives, bibliographies, and writings.

Identifier: RG N7/G3/03


The Committee of Concern was formed in 1967 in response to riots that took place in Newark, New Jersey. Its aim was to determine the causes for the riots and to formulate possible social and economic improvements. The collection consists primarily of minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, and related materials.

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Identifier: R-MC 084

Abstract: This collection consists of the diaries, correspondence, notebooks, and personal papers of Vermont Edward Allen, a 1924 graduate of Rutgers College. This collection also includes the notebooks of his wife Katherine Merriwether Allen. The diaries in particular document Allen's experiences as an African American, as a new college graduate looking for work, and as a teacher in the southern United States. The papers consist of two series I. Vermont Edward Allen Files, and II. Katherine...