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African American Digital Archives

The purpose of this guide is to recommend electronic digital collections for researching African American history.

National (Founding of Historically Black Colleges / Universities

A Digital Collection Celebrating The Founding of the Historically Black College and University

A Digital Collection Celebrating the Founding of the Historically Black College and University is a collection of primary resources from HBCU libraries and archives. It includes several thousand scanned pages and represents HBCU libraries first collaborative effort to make a historic collection digitally available.

Collections are contributed from member libraries of the Historically Black College and University Library Alliance. The collection includes photographs, university correspondence, manuscripts, images of campus buildings, alumni letters, memorabilia, and programs from campus events.

Ohio (OH)

African Americans at Miami University of Ohio

This collection provides a documentary history of African Americans at Miami University of Ohio-using newspaper articles, photographs, and other media.