The archival material collected by the Shirley Chisholm Project is available for viewing in the Brooklyn College Archives and Special Collections, which is located in the Brooklyn College Library. These collections are accessible to the Brooklyn College community and to outside researchers.
Within this collection, researchers will find roughly 300 photographs, typed and handwritten correspondence between Chisholm’s constituents and members of her campaign team (including James Pitts), magazines and newspapers, various forms of media including CD’s, video cassette tapes, DV-Cam’s, and a DVD, as well as ephemera from Chisholm’s historic Presidential campaign. The bulk dates of this collection are from 1968-1982, and the inclusive dates are from 1944-2012.
Please visit our BROWSE THE COLLECTION page for more helpful information.
For a detailed list of the contents of the Shirley Chisholm Collection, please review the finding aid HERE
Recommended Citation of Collection Materials:
[Item], [Folder title], [Box number], Shirley Chisholm ’72 Collection, Archives & Special Collections, Brooklyn College Library.
If you are not affiliated with Brooklyn College, you should contact Brooklyn College Archives and Special Collections 24 hours in advance so they can inform the front desk of your visit. When you arrive please bring a proper identification card. You should obtain a visitor’s pass at the front gate.
For more information on visiting the archives, archival contents, gaining access to archival materials and/or directions to the Brooklyn College Campus, please contact:
Archives and Special Collections
Brooklyn College Library
2900 Bedford Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210-2889
Phone: (718) 951-5346
IF YOU HAVE QUESTIONS REGARDING THE SHIRLEY CHISHOLM PROJECT, ORAL HISTORIES, OR EXPERTISE ON SHIRLEY CHISHOLM:
Please contact the Project directly. Our email address is firstname.lastname@example.org