Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library

New York, United States

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture of The New York Public Library is generally recognized as the world’s leading research library devoted exclusively to documenting the history and cultural development of peoples of African descent worldwide. From its founding in 1925 during the Harlem Renaissance, the Center has amassed vast collections of over 10 million items. Resource materials are organized by format into five distinct divisions: Research and Reference; Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books; Photographs and Prints; Moving Image and Recorded Sound; and Art and Artifacts. A cultural center as well as a repository, the Schomburg Center sponsors a wide array of interpretive programs, including exhibitions, scholarly and public forums and cultural performances.

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture515 Malcolm X Blvd
New York, NY 10037
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