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John Brown Russworm Collection 1819-2000, n.d.


 

Catalog Number: M158


Box 1
Folder 1 Russwurm letter to John Otis, June 22, 1819 (original in Rowland Bailey Howard Papers) [electrostatic copy and transcription]
2 Russwurm's note accepting membership in the Athenaean Society at Bowdoin College, 1824 (original in 4.37, Box 1) [electrostatic copy]
3 Russwurm Commencement Part, 1826 [electrostatic copy: original in 1.6.21] (includes transcription from The Journal of Negro History, Volume 54, Issue 4)
4 "Freedom's Journal" materials: articles, newsclippings, correspondence, and replicas, 1827-2012
5 James Hall letter concerning Russwurm to A. Cleveland, Esq., November 15, 1853 (original in 1.3.1, James Hall, m1822)
6 Materials concerning Russwurm's Bowdoin education: correspondence, 1910 - 1968, n.d.
7 Chapel Talk on Russwurm by Henry G. Russel, November 10, 1947
8 Materials concerning the Chicago Urban League's 125th anniversary of the Negro Press: corresondence and programs, December 4 - 29, 1952
9 Materials concerning the John Brown Russwurm Award: clippings, 1953 - 1967
10 Biographical materials: clippings and articles, 1956 - 1997, n.d.
11 Materials concerning Bowdoin's Russwurm scholarship, May 1960, n.d.
12 Correspondence concerning the John B. Russwurm School in New York City, May 15 - 18, 1956
13 "Pioneers in Protest: Founders of the Negro Press," Ebony magazine, July 1964
14 "The Negro in New York," by James Egert Allen, 1964
15 "Bowdoin's First Black Graduate: John Brown Russwurm, 1799 - 1851," Downeast magazine, June 1972
16 Materials concerning the John Brown Russwurm Distinguished Lecture Series, January 1977
17 Materials concerning the re-dedication of the John Brown Russwurm Afro-American Center, December 1978
18 "Black Americans of Achievement," edited by Nathan Irving Huggins, 1989
19 "Jehudi Ashmun and Martin Freeman: Race in America, the Case of Liberia" exhibit catalogue, Starr Library, Middlebury College, 1995
20 Materials from the John Sumner Russwurm papers in the Tennessee State Library and Archives [electrostatic copies - DO NOT COPY]
Oversize Box E Poster with Russwurm's image, signature, and quotation from the 1827 Mar 16 "Freedom's Journal," for the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the John Brown Russwurm African-American Center, 2000 spring

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