Thousands of libraries, museums, and archives have contributed nearly a million collection descriptions to ArchiveGrid. Researchers searching ArchiveGrid can learn about the many items in each of these collections, contact archives to arrange a visit to examine materials, and order copies.
Part of Nineteenth Century Index. Directory of Archives and Manuscript Repositories in the US; National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections; and National Inventory of Documentary Sources in the United States, with finding aids from 300 U.S. repositories.
The Black Metropolis Research Consortium (BMRC) is a Chicago-based membership association of libraries, universities, and other archival institutions. Its mission is to make broadly accessible its members’ holdings of materials that document African American and African diasporic culture, history, and politics, with a specific focus on materials relating to Chicago.