Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture

Local nameSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
LocationNew York City, USA

The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is a research library of the New York Public Library and an archive repository for information on people of African descent worldwide. Located at 515 Malcolm X Boulevard between West 135th and 136th Streets in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City, it has, almost from its inception, been an integral part of the Harlem community. It is named for Afro-Puerto Rican scholar Arturo Alfonso Schomburg.

The resources of the Center are broken up into five divisions, the Art and Artifacts Division, the Jean Blackwell Hutson General Research and Reference Division, the Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, the Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division, and the Photographs and Prints Division.

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Opening hours

Mon, Fri, Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tue - Thu: noon - 8 p.m.
Sun: closed

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Schomburg_Center_for_Research_in_Black_Culture

Official Website http://www.nypl.org/locations/schomburg

Facebook http://www.facebook.com/Schomburgcenter

Twitter http://twitter.com/schomburgcenter

Phone (212) 491-2200

Address 505 Malcolm X Boulevard, 10037, New York

Coordinates 40°48'52.746" N -73°56'27.43" E

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