Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integration materials
The items in this collection contain racially violent content, images, and language that may be difficult to view. Please take care when using the collection, and contact Special Collections with feedback or questions about the materials.
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 membership materials, broadsides, photorgraphs, postcards, and other printed ephemera created by proponents of white supremacy 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.
- Creation: 1795-2007
- Faubus, Orval Eugene, 1910-1994 (Person)
- Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) (Organization)
- Johns Hopkins University (Collector, Organization)
- Anti-Communist Advisory Committee (Organization)
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.
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.
0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal full-sized box)
Language of Materials
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.
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.
Accruals 2020-21.ms.016, 2020-21.ms.041, 2020-21.ms.059, 2020-21.ms.125, 2021-22.ms.013, 2021-22.ms.075, 2022-23.ms.0849_001
This collection was processed in 2015 by Jordon Steele and Annie Tang, with updates by Kristen Diehl in April 2019 and Jenelle Clark in 2023.
- Guide to the Johns Hopkins University collection of white supremacist and anti-integration materials
- 2019 April
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
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