Ralph Ellison Papers 1890-2005 (bulk 1930-1994)


Ralph Ellison Papers, 1890-2005, (bulk 1930-1994)

Ralph Ellison Papers 1890-2005 (bulk 1930-1994)

African-American author and educator. General correspondence, organizational correspondence and reports, family papers, drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings, speeches, lectures, and interviews, reference file, and miscellany documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are (1985), (1952), (1964), and the second novel Ellison left unpublished at his death. Going to the Territory Invisible Man Shadow and Act

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Hersey, John, 1914-1993

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Bennington College

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Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1919-1970.

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Ellison, Fanny McConnell. Fanny McConnell Ellison papers.

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Ciardi, John, 1916-1986

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Olmanson, Myron Donald

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American Medical Center for Burma

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Scott, Nathan A.

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Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

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African-American author known for candidly addressing race relations and the devastating impact of racial prejudice; best known for his works, "Uncle Tom's Children," "Black Boy," and "Native Son." From the description of Letter, signed : New York, NY, to Mr. Goldschmidt, 26 January 1947. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 62718973 American author. From the description of Correspondence and photographs, 1938-1957. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Cent...