Kwame Nkrumah research collection, 1991-1996.


Kwame Nkrumah research collection, 1991-1996.

Research notes, interviews and correspondence relating to Kwame Nkrumah, compiled by Marika Sherwood during completion of her book "Kwame Nkrumah: The Years Abroad, 1935-1947." The material covers several subjects: the former president's life in the United States and England, discrepancies between claims he made in his autobiography and the evidence from Linclon University and University of Pennsylvania, London-based black student organizations such as the West African National Secretariat, and the influence and views of such Nkrumah associates as George Padmore, Emmanuel Dadzie and Kojo Botsio.

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SNAC Resource ID: 7777543

New York Public Library System, NYPL

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Padmore, George, 1902-1959 (person)

George Padmore was one of a number of talented West Indians who helped shape African events in the 20th century, and he played a crucial role in developing the Fifth, and most important, Pan African Congress, intended to address the issues facing Africa due to European colonization of much of the continent. Padmore was also instrumental in organizing black labor movements from the 1930s onwards. From the description of George Padmore collection, 1933-1945. (Princeton University Libra...

West African National Secretariat (corporateBody)

Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972 (person)

Teacher, prime minister of the Gold Coast and president of Ghana, Pan-Africanist, and author. From the description of Papers, 1955-1987 (bulk 1965-1974). (Moorland-Spingarn Resource Center). WorldCat record id: 70939653 ...

Sherwood, Marika (person)

Kojo Botsio, 1916-2001 (person)