Object Details

Scope and Contents
The Biography Series documents Patterson's personal life. The series is significant because it provides insight into Patterson's family life through primary documents such as family wills, insurance, policies, and his autobiography. Included in the series are diplomas awarded to Patterson and his father-in-law, R.R. Moton, newspaper articles, scrapbooks, correspondence, books, research material, manuscripts, photographs, and various financial documents.
1882 - 1988
3.75 Linear feet
Archival materials
Collection Rights
The Frederick Douglass Patterson papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Collection Citation
Frederick Douglass Patterson papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Frederick Douglass Patterson, Jr.
ACMA.06-010, Series 1
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