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Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integration materials

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0849
The Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integartion materials is an artificial collection which spans from the 18th to the 21st century. The collection consists of broadsides, postcards, and other printed ephemera created by proponents of white supremacy, anti-integration, and racist ideologies.

Dates

  • 1795-2007

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal full-sized box)

Biographical / Historical

This is an artificially assembled collection of materials selected by the curators of Special Collections. Please see the file descriptions for biographical or historical information regarding specific items.

Scope and Contents

The Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integartion materials is an artificial collection which spans from the 18th to the 21st century. The collection consists of broadsides, postcards, and other printed ephemera created by proponents of white supremacy, anti-integration, and racist ideologies. This collection aims not to promote or otherwise celebrate these materials, but to use items of intolerance as teaching tools. See the file descriptions for additional information regarding specific items.

Custodial History

Some of the materials in this collection were previously part of the Johns Hopkins University Black Americana collection, MS.0672 and the White Supremacist ephemera collection, MS.0740.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection consists of purchases from various antiquarian dealers and booksellers. Please see individual file descriptions for more information.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in 2015 by Jordon Steele and Annie Tang, with additional processing by Kristen Diehl in April 2019.

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA