James Egert Allen collection,

Title
James Egert Allen collection, 1938-1975.
Author
Allen, James E. (James Egert), 1896-1980.
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 775 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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0.4 lin. ft. (1 box)
Note
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Biography (note)
  • An African-American educator and writer, James Egert Allen was the first president of the New York chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and an active member of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and the Johnson C. Smith Alumni Association. He was the author of "The Negro in New York" (1964), "Black History: Past and Present" (1971) and "The Legend of Arthur A. Schomburg" (1975). Allen died in 1980.
Call Number
Sc MG 775
Author
Allen, James E. (James Egert), 1896-1980.
Title
James Egert Allen collection, 1938-1975.
Summary
Correspondence and writings ranging from 1938 to 1975, documenting James Egert Allen's activities as a columnist, Kappa Alpha Psi member, chairman of the Johnson C. Smith University Centennial Committee, and founder of International Associates of Cultural Affairs, a group travel venture.
Biography
An African-American educator and writer, James Egert Allen was the first president of the New York chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and an active member of the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity and the Johnson C. Smith Alumni Association. He was the author of "The Negro in New York" (1964), "Black History: Past and Present" (1971) and "The Legend of Arthur A. Schomburg" (1975). Allen died in 1980.
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Black author.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 775
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