Libraries provides access to historic NAACP Papers

The program from the 47th Annual Convention for the NAACP in 1056, from the NAACP Papers digital collection.

Clemson faculty, staff and students can access the NAACP Papers, a digital collection of two million historic documents from the NAACP archives spanning from the organization’s founding in 1909 to 1972.

The archives, which were previously only available on microfilm, include action summaries, legal briefs, memos, reports, personal correspondence, conference proceedings and other organizational records. It is a valuable resource to anyone researching the Civil Rights Movement or other aspects of African American history.

Check out other resources related to the history of the Civil Rights Movement in South Carolina available through Clemson Libraries in this LibGuide.

Newspaper clippings from 1934, found in the NAACP Papers digital collection