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American Religious History: Islam

Reference Works

Introductory Books


Arab American National Museum Collections Online

Archive of Muslim American History and Life

Archives at Yale

FBI Records: The Vault

*The Vault is the FBI's digital FOIA library containing over 6,700 documents. This archive includes hundreds of records focused on various Muslim American figures and movements, including Malcolm X, Elijah Muhammed, the Nation of Islam, the Five Percenters, and the Moorish Science Temple of America. Try using the Search feature or browse the A-Z Index.

The National Archives Nation of Islam Collection

New York Public Library Archives

Moorish Science Research Collection

Moorish Science Temple of America Collection

*In-person and digital access to these collections can be obtained by applying for a temporary New York Public Library card.

Portland Muslim History Project Archive