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					Information on collections used and items pulled for Glenda Gilmore’s “African
American Freedom Movements in the 20th Century” course (HIST 001/AFAM
095) – Spring 2008

Items discussed in class on Tuesday, February 5th (see Box 9 for collection information)

                        Description                                     Collection/Location info.
Letter from J. Alston Atkins to his father, S.G. Atkins, 19 Mar   MS 1811, Series II, box 4 f. 3
1926                                                              3 pgs.
Photograph, New Haven, Yale Law School black students Atkins,     MS 1811, Series II, box 4 f. 8
Chandler, Gibbs, and Pierce, 1920-1921                            1 pg.


Box 1
Collection title: Frank J. Donner Papers
Collection number: MS 1706
Inclusive dates: 1897-1992
Extent: 38.5 linear feet
Abstract: Frank J. Donner was a lawyer, journalist, historian, and civil libertarian who was best
known for his research and writings on government surveillance and the use of informers. The
papers consist of clippings, court documents, correspondence, publications, interview transcripts,
writings, and other materials documenting the research, writing, and activism of Frank Donner.
The collection includes a small amount of Donner‟s correspondence, multiple files documenting
the activities of individuals who served as political informers, and subject files covering a range
of political and social protest groups from the 1950s to the 1990s. The papers also hold a series
of Donner‟s writings, including manuscripts from two unpublished books on the use of informers
in the 1950s and of government malfeasance during the 1980s, as well as several unpublished
articles.
Online finding aid: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/redirect/findaid.php?num=1706&typ=ms

                        Description                                     Collection/Location info.
Dept. of Police, New Orleans, copies of memoranda, 1967-1968      MS 1706, Series II, box 24 f. 393
                                                                  15 pgs.
“14 Black militants seized after gun fight with police in New     MS 1706, Series II, box 24 f. 391
Orleans,” New York Times, 1970 Sep 16, page 1                     2 pgs.
“Violence abates in New Orleans,” New York Times, [1970] Sep      MS 1706, Series II, box 24 f. 391
17, page 12 + “Panthers „tried‟ 2 police agents,” New York        1 pg.
Times, [1970] Sep 18
 “Blacks in New Orleans say they are sheltering Panther leader    MS 1706, Series II, box 24 f. 391
wounded in police raid,” New York Times, 1970 Sep 20, page 60     1 pg.
"New Orleans, Louisiana," The Black Panther, [1970] Sep 26        MS 1706, Series II, box 24 f. 391
                                                                  1 pg.


Box 2
Collection title: John R. Williams Papers
Collection number: MS 1398
Inclusive dates: 1966-1977
Extent: 14 linear feet


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Abstract: John R. Williams, an attorney for several New Haven area Black Panther Party
members, learned that his phone conversations with clients were recorded by the F.B.I. during
the late 1960s and early 1970s. He obtained declassified material from these files in 1981 and
donated the material to Yale University Library in 1984.The papers consist of photocopies of
correspondence, memoranda, clippings, printed material, transcripts of telephone conversations,
and other declassified material from the national headquarters and New Haven, Connecticut
office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, pertaining to the New Haven Chapter of the Black
Panther Party. The papers document the investigation of the 1969 murder of Alex Rackley, the
subsequent arrests of Bobby Seale and other party members, the surveillance of various
demonstrations and protests, particularly those relating to May Day, 1970, and the 1971 trials of
Seale and Erika Huggins.
Online finding aid: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/redirect/findaid.php?num=1398&typ=ms

                          Description                                    Collection/Location info.
Memorandum, U.S. gov't, regarding murder of Alex Rackley and       MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 89
arrest of 3 New Haven BPP members, ca. 3 Oct 1969                  2 pgs.
"The truth about the New Haven bust," clipping from The Black      MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 90
Panther, 17 Jul 1969                                               1 pg.
"Third Panther pleads innocent in murder case," New Haven          MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 91
Register, 26 Jun 1969                                              1 pg.
FBI memorandum on BPP discipline, including fairly detailed        MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 92
information on Alex Rackley in New Haven, 8 Aug 1969               12 pgs.
"National Head arrested in Panther death," New Haven Journal-      MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 92
Courier, 20 Aug 1969                                               1 pg.
Memo from FBI New Haven to Director, 21 Aug 1969                   MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 93
                                                                   3 pgs.


Box 3
See Box 2 collection description.

                          Description                                    Collection/Location info.
SF157-1204, Notes, unidentified and undated, relating to BPP,      MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 91
Rev. Boyle, and the BP Coloring Book                               2 pgs.
News clipping, no source noted, "Open letter to the Danish         MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 91
Foreign Ministry" from Connie Matthews, Solidarity Committee       1 pg.
for Black Liberation, Copenhagen, 25 Apr 1969
Statement, Rev. Eugene J. Boyle to the Press, 24 Jun 1969          MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 91
                                                                   4 pgs.
Black Panther Coloring Book, photocopy (poor quality), no date     MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 91
or source noted.                                                   23 pgs.
Clipping "Panthers give joy with eggs at breakfasts" Daily World   MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 93
(New York, NY) 23 Aug 1969                                         1 pg.


Box 4
See Box 2 collection description.

                          Description                                    Collection/Location info.
"Seditious conspiracy, rebellion and insurrection," airtel         MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 92
memorandum from FBI director to SACs, 11 Jun 1969                  4 pgs.



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Two news clippings:                                                 MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 92
"Black Panther ... Communist ... 'Peoples ..." NY Daily [News?],    3 pgs.
late Jul/early Aug 1969 and "They are not the same organization,"
NY Times, 27 Jul 1969
Memo regarding BPP United Front Against Fascism conference          MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 92
(Oakland, CA), no indication of who to/from, 18-20 Jul 1969         8 pgs.
Two cartoons, "1965" and "1969," from The Black Panther, 7 Jun      MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 94
1969                                                                2 pgs.
"Fascist/Capitalist contradictions" and "The enemy on the last      MS 1398, Series II, box 14 f. 94
leg," The Black Panther, 14 Jun and 19 Jul 1969                     4 pgs.


Box 5
Collection title: Records of Kingman Brewster, Jr. as President of Yale University
Collection number: RU 11
Inclusive dates: 1941-1977
Extent: 289.75 linear feet
Abstract: Kingman Brewster was born on June 17, 1919 in Longmeadow, Massachusetts. He
attended Yale (B.A. 1941) and Harvard Law School (LL.B. 1948). After serving in the military
during World War II, Brewster was a research associate in economics at M.I.T. and assistant to
the general counsel, Office of the U.S. Special Representative in Europe (1948-1949). He taught
law at Harvard (1950-1960) and Yale (1960-1963), and was provost of Yale (1960-1963).
Brewster became president of Yale in 1963 and resigned in 1977 to become ambassador to the
United Kingdom. In 1981 he became chairman of the English Speaking Union of the U.S.A. The
records comprehensively document the operations and institutional growth of Yale University
during the Kingman Brewster, Jr. presidential administration, 1963-1977. Administrative topical
files from series I-III especially focus on matters related to faculty expansion, admissions and
coeducation, program expansion, revision in academic departments and professional schools,
athletics, new building projects, institutional affiliations, financial priorities and fund raising,
alumni activities, and the formulation of new academic departments.
Online finding aid: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/redirect/findaid.php?num=0011&typ=ru

                         Description                                      Collection/Location info.
Series of letters to/from Kingman Brewster, Glenn deChabert,        RU 11, Series II, box 251 f. 14a
and the Black Student Alliance regarding establishing a black       4 pgs.
student center at Yale, 2-25 Feb 1969
Letter from C. Vann Woodward to Kingman Brewster, 4 Mar             RU 11, Series II, box 251 f. 14a
1969                                                                1 pg.
Undated memo to Sam (?) from Peter Jacobs, circa 1969               RU 11, Series II, box 251 f. 14a
                                                                    2 pgs.
Letter from Kingman Brewster, Jr. to Glenn deChabert, 16 Oct        RU 11, Series II, box 251 f. 14a
1969                                                                3 pgs.
Two documents signed by "The Black Students of Yale                 RU 11, Series II, box 251 f. 14a
University," one to New Haven police chief Ahearn and the other     5 pgs in 2 docs
to the Yale administration, 20 Oct 1969
Letter from James Ahearn, chief of New Haven Police Dept., to       RU 11, Series II, box 245 f. 14a
Black Students of Yale University, 24 Oct 1969                      5 pgs.




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Box 6
Collection title: William Sloane Coffin, Jr. Papers
Collection number: MS 1665
Inclusive dates: 1938-2003
Extent: 56.75 linear feet
Abstract: William Sloane Coffin, Jr. was born June 1, 1924, in New York City. He attended
Deerfield Academy and Phillips Academy Andover before beginning his studies at Yale
University in 1942. After one year at Yale, Coffin joined the U.S. Army, in which he served until
1947, when he returned to Yale, graduating with a B.A. in 1949. He went on to study for a year
at Union Theological Seminary before joining the Central Intelligence Agency in 1950. In 1953,
Coffin began studies at the Yale Divinity School, which he completed in 1956, when he was
ordained into the Presbyterian ministry. Coffin spent successive years as the chaplain of Phillips
Academy and Williams College before returning to Yale to serve as chaplain from 1957 to 1975.
While chaplain at Yale, Coffin became a public figure active in the civil rights movement and
protests of U.S. military actions in Vietnam. Coffin served as senior minister of Riverside
Church in New York City from 1977 to 1987, when he became president of SANE/FREEZE.
Coffin retired to Vermont in the mid-1990s, but remained active as a teacher, lecturer, and
writer. He died on April 12, 2006, in Strafford, Vermont. The papers include correspondence,
subject files, writings, clippings, audio and video recordings, and other materials that document
the career of William Sloane Coffin, Jr. The collection includes documentation relating to the
civil rights movement, Vietnam War protests, amnesty for war resisters, the Peace Corps,
Operation Crossroads Africa, and Yale University during the time when Coffin served as
chaplain of Yale University.
Online finding aid: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/redirect/findaid.php?num=1665&typ=ms

                        Description                                   Collection/Location info.
Correspondence between William Sloane Coffin, Jr. and Gordon    MS 1665, Series I, box 13, f. 269
Hanes (Yale '37), 16 Jun and 17 Jul 1961                        3 pgs.
Letter from Delaney Kiphuth to WSC, Jr., 2 Jul 1961             MS 1665, Series I, box 13, f. 269
                                                                1 pg.
Letter from Lawrence Dunham to WSC, Jr., 5 Jun 1961             MS 1665, Series I, box 13, f. 269
                                                                2 pgs.
Correspondence between Charles Scott and WSC, Jr., 8 & 15 Jun   MS 1665, Series I, box 13, f. 269
1961                                                            2 pgs.
Letter, envelope, and enclosed clippings addressed to "Rev.     MS 1665, Series I, box 13 f. 266
Rabble Rouser Wm. S. Coffin Freedom Riding Jailed Chaplain of   1 page + 1 envelope + 8 clippings
Yale University," signed "Omega," 9 Oct 1961
Correspondence between E.H. Chapman (Yale '20) and WSC, Jr.,    MS 1665, Series I, box 13, f. 266
30 May & 22 Jun 1961                                            2 pgs.
Letter and clippings from "the American whites" to WSC, Jr.,    MS 1665, Series I, box 13, f. 266
circa May 1961                                                  2 pgs. + 5 clippings


Box 7
See Box 6 collection description.

                        Description                                   Collection/Location info.
Letter from CORE and Look article reprint, Jan 1961             MS 1665, Series II, box 26 f. 169
                                                                2 pgs.



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Correspondence between Richard Unsworth and WSC, Jr., 7 & 9        MS 1665, Series II, box 26 f. 169
Dec 1960                                                           3 pgs.
Letter to prep school chaplains from Richard Unsworth and          MS 1665, Series II, box 26 f. 169
WSC, Jr., circa 1961                                               2 pgs.
Correspondence between Edwin Kessler III and WSC, Jr., 14 &        MS 1665, Series II, box 26 f. 170
17 Jan 1962                                                        2 pgs.
Documents relating to the Northern Student Movement                MS 1665, Series II, box 26 f. 170
Coordinating Committee, operating at Yale, circa 1962              9 pgs.
Invitation from NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund             MS 1665, Series II, box 26 f. 170
director to a dinner at Harvard Club in NYC to hear WSC, Jr.,
Constance Baker Motley, and Matthew Perry speak, 2 Mar 1962


Box 8
See Box 5 collection description.

                         Description                                     Collection/Location info.
Letter from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Kingman Brewster, 24 Jun    RU 11, Series I, box 126 f. 13
1964                                                               1 pg.
Correspondence between John P. Bent (Yale '30) and Kingman         RU 11, Series I, box 126 f. 14
Brewster, 31 Jul & 17 Aug 1964                                     7 pgs.
Correspondence between Frank Block (Yale alum) and Kingman         RU 11, Series I, box 126 f. 14
Brewster and accompanying letters, Jul-Aug 1964                    11 pgs.
Correspondence between Michael Doyle (Yale alum) and               RU 11, Series I, box 126 f. 14
Kingman Brewster, 5 & 17 Aug 1964                                  3 pgs.
Undated, unsigned letter and copies of clippings sent to Kingman   RU 11, Series I, box 127, f. 2
Brewster, circa Jul 1964                                           10 pgs.


Box 9
Collection title: Jasper Alston Atkins Papers
Collection number: MS 1811
Inclusive dates: 1922-1997
Extent: 2 linear feet
Abstract: Jasper Alston Atkins was born August 8, 1898, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He
graduated from Fisk University in Nashville, Tennessee, in 1919 and from Yale Law School in
1922. He practiced law in Oklahoma and Texas from 1922-1936 before returning to North
Carolina to serve as executive secretary for Winston-Salem Teachers College from 1936-1960.
Throughout his career, Atkins worked for the advancement of civil rights. Jasper Alston Atkins
died June 28, 1982. The papers consist of legal documents, writings, clippings, correspondence,
and photographs that document the career of Jasper Alston Atkins. The papers emphasize
Atkins‟ civil rights court cases.
Online finding aid: http://www.library.yale.edu/mssa/redirect/findaid.php?num=1811&typ=ms

                         Description                                     Collection/Location info.
Letter from J. Alston Atkins to Marion D. Thorpe, 1 Sep 1970       MS 1811, Accn 2003-M-069, box 1 f. 2
                                                                   1 pg.
Correspondence between J. Alston Atkins and Henry Patterson, 6     MS 1811, Accn. 2003-M-069, box 1 f. 2
& 8 Jan 1971 and 30 Jun 1972                                       3 pgs.
Letter from J. Alston Atkins to Rachel Diggs Wilkinson, 18 Nov     MS 1811, Accn. 2003-M-069, box 1 f. 2
1974                                                               4 pgs.




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Letter from J. Alston Atkins to H. Douglas Covington, 17 Sep      MS 1811, Accn. 2003-M-069, box 1 f. 2
1977                                                              5 pgs.
"Dual system of colleges is charged," Winston-Salem Journal, 19   MS 1811, Accn 2003-M-069, box 1 f. 1
Nov 1970 and "15-year-old racial discrimination suit against      2 pgs.
UNC system settled," Greensboro News & Record, 12 Apr 1985
"Black lawyers and the struggle," The Chronicle, 24 Feb 1983      MS 1811, Series II, box 4 f. 2
                                                                  1 pg.




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