African Americans in the Law Collection

The NAACP and William H. Hastie Collections

Papers of the NAACP on Microfilm | William H. Hastie Papers on Microfilm | Thurgood Marshall Law Library's NAACP Collection


The library's microform collection of papers of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and papers of prominent African American jurist and statesman William H. Hastie contains both microfilm (35 mm and 16 mm rolls) and microfiche materials. The material is located on the first floor of the library building. The NAACP records may also be searched by subject in the library catalog. In addition, the Law Library has a small collection of original NAACP reports, documents and publications donated by Professor Larry Gibson. An inventory of the Thurgood Marshall Law Library's NAACP Collection is available online.

Papers of the NAACP on Microfilm

Part 3 - The Campaign for Educational Equality: Legal Department and Central Office Files, 1913-1965

Part 4 - The Voting Rights Campaign, 1916-1950
Part 4, Supplement - Voting Rights, General Office Files, 1956 - 1965

Part 7A - The Anti-Lynching Campaign, Investigative Files, 1912-1955
Part 7B - The Anti-Lynching Campaign, Legislative and Publicity Files, 1916-1955

Part 8 - Discrimination in the Criminal Justice System, Legal Department and Central Office Records, 1910-1955

Part 12A - Selected Branch Files, 1913-1939, the South

Part 18 - Special Subjects, Series A: Legal Department Files, 1940-1955

Part 26A - Selected Branch Files, 1940-1955, the South

Part 27A - Selected Branch Files, 1956-1965, the South


The William H. Hastie Papers on Microfilm

Part 1 - Judicial Activities

Part 2 - Civil Rights, Organizational and Private Activities


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