Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975

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African American poet from Lynchburg, Va.; Librarian at Dunbar High Shool, 1920-1946; member of the Harlem Renaissance.

From the description of Papers of Anne Spencer and the Spencer family [manuscript], 1829, 1864-2007. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 648010759

Epithet: wife of Abraham Spencer

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Epithet: wife of Charles, Earl of Sunderland

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Title: Countess of Sunderland

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creatorOf Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975. Papers of Anne Spencer and the Spencer family [manuscript], 1829, 1864-2007. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation, Inc. Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation, Inc. papers 1986-1992 1986-1992. Lynchburg Public Library
referencedIn Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005 (bulk 1900-1976). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Associated Bulb Growers of Holland. Collection of seed and plant catalogs from the Papers of Anne Spencer. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Chauncey E. Spencer Papers, 1914-2006 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn AUTOGRAPH LETTERS of Anne, Countess of Sunderland [wife of Charles Spencer, third Earl], to John Evelyn, of Wotton, Surrey, from 19 Feb. 167 4/5 to 20 Aug. [1699], with an engraved portrait of the writer prefixed. At the end is the draft. of a Letter... British Library
referencedIn COLLECTIONS Of poems and verses by various authors, including:-1. "The 139th Psalm Paraphrased. By Mr. Standen," beg. "O dread Jehovah ! thy all peircing eye." f. 1. 2. "The Progress of Life," beg. "How gayly is at first begun." f. 2. 3. "Love's Def... British Library
referencedIn Photograph of Anne Spencer's study [graphic], undated. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies. Anne Spencer Archive Index [electronic resource], 2004. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spencer, Chauncey E., 1906-. Chauncey Edward Spencer papers, 1914-1976. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn James Weldon Johnson and Grace Nail Johnson papers, circa 1850-2005, 1900-1976 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Langston Hughes letters, 1936-1966. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Langston Hughes letters, 1936-1966. Pennsylvania State University Libraries
referencedIn American Society of African Culture. Collection of printed ephemera from the library of Anne Spencer. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Edmunds, Murrell, 1898-1981. Poem and correspondence with J. Lee Greene [manuscript] 1972. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Spencer, Chauncey E., 1906-. Chauncey Edward Spencer papers, 1914-2006. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Spencer, Anne, 1882-1975. 1975 [manuscript] : a poem by Anne Spencer, 1974. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn (IV. ff. 124). Middlesex Sittings, Nov. 1731-May, 1734.includes:f. 4 London, England: Suit relating to lease of Drury Lane Theatre: 1733. f. 19 Hugh Smith, administrator of his brother Samuel Smith: Suit v. Smith: 1733. f. 24 b Walter Ruding: Suit ... British Library
referencedIn Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. Letter to F. Coleman Rosenberger, 1948 October 21. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Papers of Murrell Edmunds [manuscript] 1966-77. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Collection of material about the Anne Spencer house and garden. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923-. Louis Decimus Rubin papers, 1945- University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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associatedWith Amory, Cleveland, person
associatedWith Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum (Lynchburg, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Baraka, Amiri, 1934- person
associatedWith Barrax, Gerald W. person
associatedWith Bluford, Guion Stewart, 1942- person
associatedWith Browning, Robert, 1812-1889 person
associatedWith Brown, John, 1800-1859 person
associatedWith Brown, Sterling Allen, 1901-1989. person
associatedWith Burris, Andrew M. (Andrew Marion), b. 1898, person
associatedWith Cabell, James Branch, 1879-1958. person
associatedWith Carter G. Woodson Institute for Afro-American and African Studies. corporateBody
associatedWith Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946, person
associatedWith Daly, Victor, person
associatedWith Davis, Arthur Paul, 1904- person
associatedWith Democratic National Convention (1948 : Philadelphia) corporateBody
associatedWith Doyle, Pat. person
associatedWith Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963, person
associatedWith Dunbar High School (Lynchburg, Va.) corporateBody
associatedWith Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906 person
associatedWith Edmonds, Helen G. (Helen Grey), 1911-1995, person
associatedWith Edmunds, Murrell, 1898-1981, person
associatedWith Friends of the Anne Spencer Memorial Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Fuson, Benjamin Willis, person
associatedWith Glasgow, Ellen Anderson Gholson, 1873-1945. person
associatedWith Greene, J. Lee, 1944- person
associatedWith Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967. person
associatedWith Humbles, Celinda Wright, 1887-1976 person
associatedWith Jackson, Luther Porter, 1892-1950 person
associatedWith Johns, Altona Trent, person
associatedWith Johnson, Charles Spurgeon, 1893-1956, person
associatedWith Johnson, Georgia Douglas, d. 1966, person
associatedWith Johnson, Grace Nail, 1885-1976, person
associatedWith Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938. person
associatedWith Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 person
associatedWith Locke, Alain LeRoy, 1886-1954, person
associatedWith Louis, Joe, 1914-1981 person
associatedWith MacSwiney, Terrence, 1879-1920 person
associatedWith McKay, Claude, 1890-1948. person
associatedWith Meacham, Harry M. (Harry Monroe), 1901-1975, person
associatedWith Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956, person
associatedWith Meredith, Amaza Lee, 1895-1984 person
associatedWith Muse, Clarence person
associatedWith Patterson, Ulysses S. Grant, 1867-1916 person
associatedWith Powell, Adam Clayton, 1908-1972. person
associatedWith Raspberry, William. person
associatedWith Republican National Convention 1952 : Chicago) corporateBody
associatedWith Rivers, Francis. person
associatedWith Rosenberger, Francis Coleman, 1915- person
associatedWith Rubin, Louis Decimus, 1923- person
associatedWith Silvera, Frank, 1914-1970, person
associatedWith Spencer, Chauncey E. (Chauncey Edward), 1906-2002. person
associatedWith Spencer, Edward Alexander, 1876-1964. person
associatedWith Spencer family. family
associatedWith Stone, Idella Purnell, 1901- person
associatedWith Thurman, Howard, 1900-1981, person
associatedWith United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th corporateBody
associatedWith Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964, person
associatedWith Virginia Seminary and College (Lynchburg, Va.). Faculty corporateBody
associatedWith Washington, Booker T., 1856-1915. person
associatedWith White, Walter Francis, 1893-1955, person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Lynchburg (Va.)
Calne, Wiltshire
Virginia--Lynchburg
London, England
Subject
African Americans--Social conditions--To 1964
African American poets
Harlem Renaissance
African American businesspeople
African Americans--Social conditions--1964-1975
African American women poets
Rental housing
African Americans--Segregation
African Americans
Hangars--Designs and plans
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Birth 1882-02-06

Death 1975-07-12

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