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Joseph A. Boromé papers, 1952-2002.

Author: Joseph Alfred Boromé
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Database:WorldCat
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The Joseph A. Boromé papers consists of his published and unpublished writings on Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian revolution, the island of Dominica, the English and African-American abolitionists John Candler and Robert Purvis, the Underground Railroad, the First Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia, and the African-American spiritualist lecturer and trance medium Paschal Beverly Randolph. The collection also  Read more...
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Named Person: Joseph Alfred Boromé; Justin Winsor; Toussaint Louverture; Robert Purvis; John Candler; Paschal Beverly Randolph
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Alfred Boromé
OCLC Number: 85031363
Notes: Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
Books and serials transferred to General Research and Reference Division.
One LP Record transferred to Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division.
Collection in off-site storage (RECAP).
Description: 4 lin. ft. (4 record cartons)

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The Joseph A. Boromé papers consists of his published and unpublished writings on Toussaint Louverture and the Haitian revolution, the island of Dominica, the English and African-American abolitionists John Candler and Robert Purvis, the Underground Railroad, the First Vigilant Committee of Philadelphia, and the African-American spiritualist lecturer and trance medium Paschal Beverly Randolph. The collection also includes research correspondence, notes, copies of historical documents and scrapbooks. One of the scrapbooks contains news clippings about Boromé's early career as a librarian at Columbia University and as the recipient of two research fellowships (1943-1953), as well as reviews he wrote for library journals. The other scrapbook documents his research trip to Dominica in 1953. Additional material in this collection include lists of Dominican and Barbadian organizations in New York City, his doctoral dissertation The Life and Letters of Justin Winsor, letters written to his mother Edith Boromé from 1947 to 1971, several drawings by Boromé, and family memorabilia including materials pertaining to the Dominica Benevolent Association and to his father Louis J. Boromé (1888-1922).

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