Adlean Harris Papers

Institution: Chicago Public Library - Carter G. Woodson Regional Library
9525 S. Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60628
Phone: (312) 747-6900
Date: 1941-2075
Extent: 74.25 Linear Feet
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Biographical/Historical Note:
Adlean Harris, a librarian at Governor’s State University, was a founding member of all three Chicago-based African American genealogical societies. She was a leader in the Chicago chapter of the Association for the Study of Afro-American Life and History (ASALH), and a participant in a host of other Black history and civil rights organizations.

Scope and Content Note:
Her papers include an unusually wide range of organizational files, flyers, programs, correspondence, serials, photographs and memorabilia.

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