• IdentificationMSBlaH68
  • TitleBlack History collection MSBlaH68
  • PublisherSpecial Collections
  • LanguageEnglish
  • RepositorySpecial Collections
  • Physical Description0.5 Linear feet
  • Date1869-1983
  • AbstractThis collection was assembled from various small manuscript items donated to the UIC Library Special Collections department starting in 1968.
  • OriginationVarious donors.

This collection offers a variety of materials pertaining to African American experiences, mostly from 20th century black freedom movement groups, including the Civil Rights Movement, Black Panthers, SNCC, black cultural figures, and other Chicago-based activists. Materials include periodicals, audio reels, letters, transcripts, brochures, and clippings.

Black History collection, Special Collections and University Archives, University of Illinois at Chicago

  • Subject
    • African Americans--History.
    • Chicago African American History.