William Pickens papers

Title
William Pickens papers, 1906-1954.
Author
Pickens, William, 1881-1954.
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r. 1Mixed materialUse in libraryLoanedSc Micro R-993 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Mixed materialUse in libraryLoanedSc Micro R-993 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 3Mixed materialUse in libraryLoanedSc Micro R-993 r. 3Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 4Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-993 r. 4Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
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r. 6Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-993 r. 6Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Additional Authors
Pickens, William, 1881-1954.
Description
  • 5.9 lin. ft.
  • 6 microfilm reels.
Genre/Form
Editorials.
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Reproduction (note)
  • Microfilm.
Source (note)
  • Pickens, Harriet; Holbrook, Ruby Pickens
Biography (note)
  • Author, educator. William Pickens was Dean of Morgan College in Baltimore, Md., 1918-1919; Field Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1920-1942; and employee of the United States Treasury Department, 1941-1951.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • "Manuscript Collections from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Guide to the Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition." Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1995. Sc F 95-444.
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed
Call Number
Sc Micro R-993
Author
Pickens, William, 1881-1954.
Title
William Pickens papers, 1906-1954.
Summary
The William Pickens papers reflect Pickens' activities as Dean of Morgan College in Baltimore, his work with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and other aspects of his multi-faceted career with correspondence being the principal series.
There is extensive general correspondence, 1918-1954,in addition to correspondence pertaining to lectures Pickens delivered in various cities across the country while serving as Dean of Morgan College, Baltimore, Maryland. Selective Service correspondence contains materials relevant to his activities as a member of the Appeals Board of Draft Board #5 in New York City, 1937-1941. The collection also includes correspondence detailing his activites as Director of the Interracial Section of the Savings Bond Division of the Treasury Department. Personal family correspondence completes this series, 1946-1954.
Of interest is the series pertaining to Pickens' editorials, which includes essays, editorials, manuscripts, clippings and some letters relating to his editorials. Subjects include Marcus Garvey, the Ku Klux Klan, lynching, the Scottsboro Case, his disputes with Walter White (chief of the NAACP), and his 1952 Mediterranean trip. The last two series consist of Pickens' personal financial papers followed by Morgan College fund raising campaign material which is comprised of letters, programs and leaflets pertaining to a fundraising drive which occurred while Pickens served as Dean of Morgan College, 1918-1919.
Reproduction
Microfilm. New York: New York Public Library, marketed by Scholarly Resources Inc., 1969. 6 microfilm reels ; 35 mm. (MN *ZZ-7348)
Biography
Author, educator. William Pickens was Dean of Morgan College in Baltimore, Md., 1918-1919; Field Secretary of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), 1920-1942; and employee of the United States Treasury Department, 1941-1951.
Finding Aids
Finding aid in repository.
Indexes
"Manuscript Collections from the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: Guide to the Scholarly Resources Microfilm Edition." Wilmington, DE: Scholarly Resources, Inc., 1995. Sc F 95-444.
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Pickens, William, 1881-1954.
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-993
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