SHADE

Camille Stivers Shade/ Black Heritage Collection (3rd Floor)

The Black Heritage Collection was renamed the Camille Stivers Shade Collection in memoriam during Black History Month on Wednesday, February 8, 1995.

The Shade Collection was established to:

  • Enhance the research efforts in the study of African-Americans in disciplines such as religion, philosophy, psychology, history, sports, sociology, law, politics, education, art, literature, medicine, science, and the military.
  • Organize exhibits on various topics related to African Americans.
  • Insure that future generations have access to important historical documents concerning African-Americans.
  • Collection
  • Polices
  • Staff
  • Hours
  • African American Websites

The Shade Collection has more than 9,700 titles, including 1,020 microfilm and microfiche titles and 193 audiovisual items.

Microfilm/Microfiche Collection

  • Manuscript Collections - Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
  • Slave Trade: 1858-1892
  • State Slavery Statutes
  • Slave Trade Records
  • Records of the Antebellum Southern Plantations
  • Freedmen’s Bureau
  • FBI File on Malcolm X
  • FBI File on Martin Luther King, Jr.
  • FBI File on Marcus Garvey
  • FBI File on SCLC
  • Papers of W.E.B. DuBois

Artifacts
Displays in the reading room feature items from such places as Ghana and Nigeria. There are also paintings by renowned Louisiana artist, Clementine Hunter.

Materials circulate

7 Days

Microfilm/Microfiche

Do Not Circulate

Reference/Out of Print/Single copy items

Do Not Circulate

     
Eddie Hughes
Department Head
(225)771-2636
eddie_hughes@subr.edu

Vanissa Gosserand
(225)771-2163
vanissa_ely@subr.edu

Francis Hammond
(225)771-2642
francis_hammond@subr.edu
     
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SATURDAY

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