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Nia Kuumba Collection

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2023.033

Content Description

Materials documenting civil rights and social activism work of Nia Imani Kuumba (formerly Ethel Louise Woodfork).

Acquisition Type



Clark J. Hymes (Legal Guardian for Nia Kuumba) donated the collection to the Library in 2018.

Language of Description


Restrictions Apply



  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1980 - 2015


Box 1: Clippings, printed materials Box 2: Clippings, printed materials, photographs, remembrance books Box 3: Photographs, clippings, printed materials, scrapbooks Box 4: Prints, audio recordings, 35 mm slides Box 5: Printed materials, correspondence, clippings Box 6: 450+ pins and buttons Boxes 7-8: Clippings, petitions, correspondence, notebooks, booklets Box 9: Clippings, printed materials Box 10: Clippings, printed materials, correspondence Box 11: Printed materials, photographs, clippings, correspondence, notes Box 12: Printed materials, clippings, correspondence, notes Box 13: Printed materials, correspondence, banner Box 14: Printed materials, clippings, correspondence Box 15: Printed materials, clippings, photographs, notebooks, periodicals, correspondence, books Box 16: Bumper stickers, framed certificates Box 17: Clippings, printed materials Box 18: Printed materials, clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, notebooks Box 19: Paper fans, audiocassettes