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Civil Rights Movement

A guide for locating primary sources and research materials about the U.S. civil rights movement.

What can I find in Personal Papers?

Collections of papers, such as those listed here, frequently include items such as personal and professional correspondence, newspaper clippings, financial records, memos, and diaries.

Consider how the intended audience of an item may change the message. A personal diary may include opinions not shared in a public speech.

Personal Papers

Presented in chronological order based on earliest documented activities. Unless otherwise indicated, all microfilm materials are in the lower level of Strozier Library.

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