Finding aid for the Universal Negro Improvement Association Records


Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Universal Negro Improvement Association
Title: Universal Negro Improvement Association Records
Dates: 1919-1986
Extent: 6.40 linear feet (8 containers or 16 microfilm reels)
Abstract: The Universal Negro Improvement Association is an international African American fraternal and philanthropic organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey. Originally designed to promote Pan-Africanism, it later developed into a radical political organization which advocated the repatriation of blacks to Africa. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, conference and convention proceedings, speeches, minute and ledger books, magazine articles, lessons, printed materials, publications, membership and dues records, and miscellany.
MS Number MS 4038
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English