Langston Hughes papers 1862-1980

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Langston Hughes papers, 1862-1980

Langston Hughes papers 1862-1980

The Langston Hughes Papers contain letters, manuscripts, personal items, photographs, clippings, artworks, and objects that document the life of the well-known African-American poet.

305 linear ft. (670 boxes, including oversize) + 11 broadside folders + art storage

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Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973

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African-American poet, critic, playwright, novelist, author of children’s books, librarian. From the guide to the Arna Bontemps Papers, 1927-1968, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries) Teacher in New York, N.Y., and Huntsville, Ala.; head librarian, Fisk University; professor, University of Chicago; curator of James Weldon Johnson Collection and visiting professor of English, Yale University; writer in residence, Fisk University; and author. ...

Hurston, Zora Neale

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Author, folklorist, anthropologist. Born in Eatonville, Florida; educated at Barnard College and Colombia University. Did research on African-American folklore in the American South, Haiti, and the West Indies. Published works include: Of Mules and Men (1935); Jonah's Gourd Vine (1934); Their Eyes Were Watching God (1937), Moses: Man of the Mountain (1939), Seraph on the Suwanee (1948); and her autobiography Dust Tracks on a Road (1943). Hurston also wrote short stories, plays, and non-fiction a...

Hughes, Carrie, 1873-1938

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Carrie Langston Hughes (b. Carolina Mercer Langston, Jan. 18, 1973, Lake View, KS-d. Jun. 3, 1938, New York, NY) daughter of Charles Langston and Mary Leary and grew up in Kansas. She was known for being beautiful and also was part of Lawrence's (KS) St. Luke's Progressive Club and elected 'Critic' at a rival society at the Warren Street Second Baptist Church. As a writer, Hughes was knom for supporting suffrage and women's rights; she encourages the participation of Black women in politics. I...

Spingarn, Amy.

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Bonds, Margaret

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Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964

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Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...

Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000

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African American poet and novelist, who was an important figure in the Black Arts Movement of the 1960s and 1970s. From the description of Of Robert Frost / Gwendolyn Brooks. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79334638 Gwendolyn Elizabeth Brooks was born in Topeka, Kansas, on June 17, 1917 and moved shortly after her birth to Chicago's South Side, where she lived until her death. She authored more than twenty books of poetry, beginning with A Street in Bronzeville (1945), follow...

Meyerowitz, Jan, 1913-1998

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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967

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Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...

Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983

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Owen Dodson was a playwright and author. From the description of Owen Dodson Collection 1936-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80551547 From the description of Owen Dodson Collection 1936-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148305 African American author, poet, playwright, and professor of drama at Howard University; died 1983. From the description of Owen Dodson papers, 1930-1968. (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 741522194...

Peterson, Dorothy

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Dorothy Peterson was a teacher of Spanish at Wadleigh High School in New York City. She was involved in the Harlem writers' scene with such organizations as the Negro Actors' Guild, continuing the commitment to African-American causes shown by her father, noted journalist Jerome Peterson. From the guide to the Dorothy Peterson collection, 1919-1966, (Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library) ...

Karamu House

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Karamu House was founded in 1915 in Cleveland, Ohio, by Russell W. and Rowena Woodham Jelliffe as a settlement house promoting interracial activities and cooperation through the performing arts. The Jelliffes saw a need to provide activities and social services for the city's growing African American population, in order to assist in their transition from rural Southern life to an urban setting. Originally known as the Playhouse Settlement, it was renamed Karamu Theater in 1927. By 1941, the ent...

Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.

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Weinstock was an executive editor at Knopf. From the description of Correspondence with Adolf Klarmann, 1945. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155862789 American publishing house. From the description of Records. Series VIII., London Office Files, 1910-1957 (bulk 1928-1940). (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 122617133 From the description of Records, 1873-1996 (bul...