University of Virginia to Receive Papers of Julian Bond

Julian Bond, the chair of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, has announced that the University of Virginia Library will be the repository for his personal papers. Bond serves on the history department faculty at the University of Virginia.

The Bond collection includes more than 47,000 items including correspondence, notes, photographs, speech drafts, and audio recordings. The papers include documents from Bond’s tenure at the NAACP, the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, and also from his tenure as a Georgia state legislator.