Personal Archives

Vast amounts of primary source material exists in microfilm. Government Documents/Microforms Collection in the Lamont Library, holds most of Harvard's microforms, other than newspapers. Many microfilm sets are analyzed, i.e., have records for individual included items in the HOLLIS Catalog, but this is by no means always the case. How to Use a Microfilm Reader or a Microfiche Reader.

The Bayard Rustin papers, 194--1987?

​Online in ProQuest History Vault  Black Freedom Struggle I (1901-1975)

Martin Luther King, Jr., Papers Project (Stanford University) includes written and audio excerpts of King speeches and sermons.

The papers of W. E. B. Du Bois : 1803 (1877-1963) 1965. 89 reels
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 217
Microforms (Lamont) INDEX Film A 217
Online Guide

FBI file on W.E.B. Du Bois, 1942-1963 [microform]. 1 file.
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 617.32 Level B
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 617.32 = Guide. Level B
Online Guide

FBI file on the Reverend Jesse Jackson, [ca. 1968-ca. 1984]
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 617.8 Level B
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 617.8 = Guide Level B

FBI file on Malcolm X
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 617.29 Level B
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 617.29 = Guide Level B
Online Guide

Oakley Johnson papers, 1946-1959 Microfilm,  ca. 4000 items.
Microforms (Lamont)  |  INDEX Film A 871 = Guide
Microforms (Lamont)  |  Offsite Storage    |  Film M 546 Consult Documents/Microtexts desk.
--Scholar; civil rights advocate; executive secretary of the Louisiana Civil Rights Congress (1949-1951).
--Description of original collection

The Reminiscences of Roy Wilkins. Microfiche. 131 p.
Microforms (Lamont)  |  Microfiche W 286 vol.1

FBI file on Roy Wilkins, [1922-1976]
Microforms (Lamont) | Film A 617.11 Level B
Microforms (Lamont) | INDEX Film A 617.11 = Guide Level B