Hoyt Fuller papers, 1940-1981.


Hoyt Fuller papers, 1940-1981.

The collection consists of personal and literary papers of Hoyt William Fuller from 1943-1981. The collection includes personal correspondence (1951-1981) to his family, numerous friends, and associates; and personal records consisting of autobiographical and biographical sketches and information relating to Fuller's death. Records relating to Fuller's literary pursuits include correspondence in reference to publications of both Fuller and other writers, the Negro Press, and foreign and domestic publishers (1953-1981); manuscripts of Fuller's works including short stories, poetry, essays, and lectures which provide an important perspective of the African American press and the civil rights struggle (ca. 1946-1981); and manuscripts and correspondence of other established and aspiring writers, poets, and historians.

26 linear ft.

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