Finding aid for the Clarence L. Sharpe Papers

Repository: Western Reserve Historical Society
Creator: Sharpe, Clarence L.
Title: Clarence L. Sharpe Papers
Dates: 1949-1959
Extent: 0.20 linear feet (1 container)
Abstract: Clarence L. Sharpe was a Cleveland, Ohio, lawyer appointed Honorary Consul to Haiti in 1945, serving until his death in 1974. He was active in the Friends of Haiti and the Haitian Relief Fund, as well as the Cleveland Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and the Cleveland Urban League. The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, a certificate of recognition from the Cleveland Insurance Managers Council, newspaper clippings, information about the Friends of Haiti and the Haitian Relief Fund, and notes. The collection is useful for students of Cleveland's black history and Haitian history during the 1950s. Included is information on Haiti's sesquicentennial in 1954 and general information on the problems the country faced during that time.
MS Number MS 4422
Location: closed stacks
Language: The records are in English