Universal Negro Improvement Association Records

The Universal Negro Improvement Association is an international African-American fraternal and philanthropic organization founded in 1914 by Marcus Garvey. Originally designed to promote Pan-Africanism, it later developed into a radical political organization which advocated the repatriation of blacks to Africa. The collection consists of correspondence, reports, conference and convention proceedings, speeches, minute and ledger books, magazine articles, lessons, printed materials, publications, membership and dues records, and miscellany.