William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003 (names A-G).


Ferris, William R. William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003 (names A-G).

William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003 (names A-G).

Names A-G significant that are in the collection.

About 118,000 items (about 300.0 linear ft.).

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Amiri Baraka was born LeRoi Jones in Newark, New Jersey, in 1934. He was educated at Rutgers and Howard Universities, graduating from the latter at the age of 19. In 1958 he founded the influential poetry magazine Yugen, which ran until 1962. His writings, including fiction, essays, and poetry, appeared in such publications as The nation, Evergreen review, Downbeat, and The floating bear. From the description of Imamu Amiri Baraka papers, 1958-1982. (University of California, Berkele...

Farris family.

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Bobb, Victor.

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Gaines, Ernest J., 1933-....

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Prominent Louisiana author of several modern American novels, including AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF MISS JANE PITTMAN, and writer in residence at the University of Southwestern Louisiana. From the description of Ernest Gaines letters, 1960-1967. (Louisiana State University). WorldCat record id: 255978371 Ernest J. Gaines, a prominent African American writer, was born on Jan. 15, 1933. He grew up in the slave quarters of a plantation in Pointe Coupee, Louisiana, a place which influenced...

Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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American fiction writer. From the description of Papers of William Faulkner [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809728 From the description of Jacket, [manuscript], n.d. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647811922 From the description of Uncorrected galley proof of The Faulkner reader [manuscript], 1954 April 1. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647809700 From the description of Photograph, 1962 Mar. 2...

Clark, Judith McCulley

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Clinton, Hillary Rodham.

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The address, given on the 30th anniversary of the Comer School Development Program at the Yale School of Medicine, was part of a symposium titled Child Development: The Foundation of Education. The symposium celebrated the Comer School Development program, established in 1968 by Dr. James Comer to promote collaboration among parents, educators and the community. From the description of Address by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton commemorating the Comer School Development Program, Sc...

Dixon, Willie, 1915-1992

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Gordon, Amanda, 1955-

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Foote, Shelby.

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Shelby Foote was a novelist and historian, who was born in Greenville, Miss., in 1916; attended the University of North Carolina, 1935-1937; served in the Mississippi National Guard and then as field artillery captain in Northern Ireland, 1940-1944; and worked for the Associated Press, 1944-1945. In 1949, "Tournament," his first novel, was published. Foote moved to Memphis in 1954. From the description of Shelby Foote papers, 1935-1999 [manuscript]. (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat...

Brooks, Cleanth, 1906-1994

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Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-1997

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Irwin Allen Ginsberg was born on June 3, 1926 in Newark, New Jersey to Louis and Naomi (Levy) Ginsberg. American poet, author, lecturer, and teacher who was one of the core members of the Beat Generation of American author's in the 1950's and early 1960's along with Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs, and Neal Cassady. He died of complications of liver cancer on April 6, 1997. From the description of Allen Ginsberg papers, 1937-1994. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 462019390 ...

Evans, Walker, 1903-1975

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Walker Evans (1903-1975) was a photographer. From the description of Oral history interview with Walker Evans, 1971 Oct. 13-Dec. 23 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 495595155 Photographer and professor at Yale; best known for documenting the people and conditions of the southern United States during the Great Depression. From the description of Walker Evans photographs, 1935-1936. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 55636072 P...

Dollard, John, 1900-1980

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John Dollard was born on August 29, 1900, in Menasha, Wisconsin. He studied commerce and English at the University of Wisconsin, receiving a B.A. in 1922. In 1931, he earned a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Chicago. He was a professor of psychology at Yale University from 1952 to 1969. His best known work, Caste and Class in a Southern Town (1937) describes the social system in place in the South that kept African-Americans in a lower caste and economic class. Dollard's other publishe...

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Dotson, Louis

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Ferris, Marcie Cohen

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Marcie Cohen Ferris (1957- ) was born in Blytheville, Ark., to Jerome and Hudda Cohen. Ferris received her B.A. from Brown University in 1981, her M.A. from the College of William and Mary in 1985, and her Ph.D. from George Washington University in 2003. In 2004, she joined the American Studies faculty at the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill, where she regularly teaches seminars exploring the history of the Jewish experience in the American South, American Jewish women, and the meanin...

Ferris, William R.

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William R. Ferris (1942- ), born and raised in Vicksburg, Miss., is an author, folklorist, filmmaker, professor, photographer, administrator, and scholar chiefly working in the areas of African American and southern culture. Among his many published works is the "Encyclopedia of Southern Culture," which he co-edited with Charles Reagan Wilson. From the description of William R. Ferris collection, 1919s-2003 (Subjects A-K). (Oceanside Free Library). WorldCat record id: 56931433 ...