A single diary kept by Douglass during his 1886-87 tour of Europe and Africa, with notes added in later years.
Family Papers, 1859-1903 and Undated
Speeches, writings, and miscellaneous papers of Douglass’s second wife, Helen Pitt Douglass. Also includes a biographical sketch of ss's first wife, Anna Murray Douglass, by their daughter, Rosetta Douglass Sprague.
Subject File, 1845-1939
Pamphlets, brochures, speeches, reports, broadsides, and newspaper clippings, alphabetically arranged by subject.
Speech, Article, and Book File, 1846-1894 and Undated
Manuscripts, typescripts, and printed copies of speeches and articles by Douglass and others. Includes a partial draft of one of his autobiographies
Financial Papers, 1847-1928 and Undated
Bankbooks, bills, receipts, canceled checks, contracts, insurance policies, ledger books, promissory notes, lists, stocks and bonds, and tax bills.
Legal File, 1843-1900 and Undated
Abstracts of titles, agreements, copyrights, deeds, depositions, mortgages, lawsuits, articles of incorporation, wills, and miscellaneous legal documents.
Invitations to private and public functions, maps, memorabilia, and miscellaneous printed matter.
Addition, 1851-1964 and Undated
Papers received in 1975, including speeches, articles, scrapbooks, and other material.