Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (University of Michigan) records: 1966-2010 (bulk 1970-1994)
full text File Size: 1772 K bytes | how to request materials


Summary Information

Title: Department of Afroamerican and African Studies (University of Michigan) records
Creator: University of Michigan. Department of Afroamerican and African Studies.
Dates: 1966-2010 (Majority of material found within 1970-1994)
Extent: 54.5 linear feet, 1 oversize folder, 1.9 TB
This record group pertains to the University of Michigan Department of Afroamerican and African Studies and to campus, regional, and national organizations devoted to political and civil rights causes from the 1960s to the 1990s. The collection includes print documents, photographs, and audio-visual material that document racial harassment incidents, political protests, scholarly conferences and symposia, MLK Day celebrations and black student life on the U-M campus. There are also materials about the civil rights movement of the 1960s and the anti-apartheid and divestment movements of the 1980s. Originally a Center, the unit was formally recognized as a department of the College of Literature, Science and the Arts in 2011.
Call number: 2012140 BImu C26 2, FImu C26 outsize
Language: The material is in English
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
Home Page:
Finding aid created by Richard Adler and Aprille McKay, 2012. Updated in July 2018 and April 2019.