Papers, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk).

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Jordan, June, 1936-2002. Papers, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk).

Papers, 1936-2002 (inclusive), 1954-2002 (bulk).

The collection contains biographical material; personal and professional correspondence; notes; drafts of published poetry, novels, short stories, essays, articles, plays and collaborations; publicity materials; works by other writers; audio- and videotapes, and photographs documenting Jordan's professional and private life. Topics include equitable housing; racial equality; Black English; abuse against women; breast cancer; lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) issues; and American foreign policy, especially conflicts in Nicaragua and Lebanon. The personal correspondence in each series reflects the broad range of Jordan's friends and colleagues, her passion for creativity, her involvement in numerous organizations and political causes, and mutual critiquing among a core group of artists.

49.63 linear ft. (113 file boxes, 2 folio folders, 7 folio+ folders, 4 oversize folders, 2 supersize folders, ca. 70 photograph folders)

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Brown, Wesley, 1945-....

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Brand, Millen, 1906-1980

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A novelist, screenwriter, and poet. From the description of [Papers] / Millen Brand. 1969. (Bowling Green State University). WorldCat record id: 13872584 BIOGHIST REQUIRED Author, poet, Hollywood screenwriter, editor at Crown Publishers, Inc., teacher of writing at New York University. Brand was active in the Left during the 1930s and in the Civil Rights movement. From the guide to the Millen Brand Papers, 1919-1976., (Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscrip...

Robertson, Mary Beth.

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Murray, Patricia J.

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Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-

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Rich, Adrienne, 1929-2012

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Adrienne Cecile Rich, poet, author, feminist, and teacher, was born in Baltimore, Maryland, on May 16, 1929, the daughter of Helen (Jones) and Arnold Rice Rich. She attended the Roland Park Country School in Baltimore, Md. (1938-47). A 1951 graduate of Radcliffe College, in that year she won the Yale Younger Poets Award with the publication of her first book, A Change of World . Following her studies at Oxford University (winter 1952-53), she traveled through Europe. The following de...