Papers, 1896-1985 ; bulk: 1950-1970.


Belpré, Pura 1899-1982. Papers, 1896-1985 ; bulk: 1950-1970.

Papers, 1896-1985 ; bulk: 1950-1970.

Collection contains correspondence, typescripts, notes and materials for Belpré's books and lectures, clippings, flyers, photographs and illustrations. There is information pertaining to her husband, African-American composer Clarence Cameron White as well as materials about Puerto Rican community organizations.

18.75 cubic ft.

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Composer, violinist, educator, and author. Major participant in the Harlem Renaissance. From the description of Clarence Cameron White collection, 1872-1965 (bulk, 1930-1960). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 739116553 Composer, violinist, educator. White and John Frederick Matheus collaborated on "Ouanga" (1932) and "Tambour" (1929). From the description of Clarence Cameron White papers (Additions), 1906-1963. (New York Public Library). W...

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Belpré, Pura (person)

Librarian, writer, and folklorist. Born in Cidra Puerto Rico in 1899, Belpré's career began in 1921 in the New York Public Library system. While working in the children's division she developed her gift for storytelling and in 1932 published her first book, (Pérez and Martina: A Portorican Folk Tale). She went on to become a well published writer, editor and translator of children's literature. Within NYPL she was an active advocate for the needs of the Spanish-speaking community. She died in ...

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