Papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1939.

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Moorland, Jesse Edward, 1863-1940. Papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1939.

Papers, ca. 1790-ca. 1939.

Family and personal papers; general correspondence; speeches; photographs; and correspondence, clippings, printed materials, reports, and minutes relating to various organizations with which Moorland was affiliated, particularly the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, Howard University, the Moorland Foundation, the Nazarene Congregation Church in Brooklyn, N.Y., the United War Work Campaign, the YMCA, the YMCA Colored Men's Dept., the YMCA International Committee, and the YMCA National Council.

40 linear ft.

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