Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the rise of Black churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877
exhibition records

Summary
Collection ID:
ACMA.M03-036
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1987-10 - 1988-10
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
27.63 linear feet
63 boxes
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
An exhibition on the growth of African American churches in the eastern United States. The exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum and held there from October 1987 to October 1988. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Preferred Citation
Climbing Jacob's Ladder: the rise of Black churches in Eastern American cities, 1740 - 1877
exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Related Archival Materials note
Audiovisual materials related to this exhibition located in Anacostia Community Museum Archives.

Other Finding Aids note
Other Finding Aids note
Box list in accession file.

Keywords
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Repository Contact
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
1901 Fort Place, SE
Washington, D.C. 20020
ACMArchives@si.edu