Papers. 1926-1974.


Spottswood, Stephen Gill (Bishop)., 1897-1974. Papers. 1926-1974.

Papers. 1926-1974.

AME Zion clergyman and chairman of the board of directors of the NAACP. Correspondence, speeches, sermons, reports, minutes, lists, financial statements, programs, schedules, circular letters, clippings, and photos, relating to Spottswood's clerical career and the growth of the AME Zion Church, and his work with civil rights leaders in the NAACP. Correspondents include L. Maynard Catchings, Ossie Davis, Dwight L. Dumond, Eugene Kinckle Jones, Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Rev. Walter Raleigh Lovell, Henry Lee Moon, John Morsell, Richard M. Nixon, Dean Rusk, Rev. John Satterwhite, Dr. L.F. Swan, and Roy Wilkins.

6.4 linear ft. (ca. 7500 items). 16 Boxes.

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