Africana Studies

A Guide to African, African American, and Africans in the Diaspora Resources

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) Papers


ProQuest History Vault 

History Vault provides primary source materials from digitized archival collections. Content includes correspondence, government records, organization papers, speeches, and other documents. Noted collections: Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, NAACP Papers, Slavery and the Law, and Southern Life and African American History, 1775-1915.

NAACP Papers: Board of Directors, Annual Conferences, Major Speeches, and National Staff Files

NAACP Papers: Branch Department, Branch Files, and Youth Department Files

NAACP Papers: Special Subjects

NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns--Education, Voting, Housing, Employment, Armed Forces

NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns--Legal Department Files

NAACP Papers: The NAACP's Major Campaigns--Scottsboro, Anti-Lynching, Criminal Justice, Peonage, Labor, and Segregation and Discrimination Complaints and Responses