Dorothy Peterson collection, 1919-1966.


Peterson, Dorothy. Dorothy Peterson collection, 1919-1966.

Dorothy Peterson collection, 1919-1966.

The Dorothy Peterson Collection contains Correspondence to Peterson from such persons as Langston Hughes, Nella Larsen, and Carl Van Vechten.

1.60 linear ft. (5 boxes)

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Peterson, Dorothy W. (person)

Dorothy Peterson, daughter of journalist Jerome Peterson, was a teacher of Spanish at Wadleigh High School in New York City and was involved with the Negro Actors' Guild. From the description of Dorothy Peterson collection, 1919-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148309 From the description of Dorothy Peterson collection, 1919-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 82463346 ...

Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 (person)

Poet, author, playwright, songwriter. From the guide to the Langston Hughes collection, [microform], 1926-1967, (The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.) From the description of Langston Hughes collection, 1926-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 144652168 Langson Hughes: African-American poet and writer, author of Weary Blue (1926), The Big Sea (1940), and other works. ...

Larsen, Nella, 1891-1964 (person)

Nella Larsen, Harlem Renaissance writer, librarian and nurse. She was born in Chicago in 1893 to a white Danish mother and a black West Indian father. Two years later, after her father died, her mother married a Dane. Educated in Chicago, at sixteen Larsen travelled to Denmark and remained for three years. After a year of study at Fisk University, she attented the University of Copenhagen, and later returned to the United States where she graduated from the Lincoln Hospi...

Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 (person)

Carl Van Vechten was an American novelist, critic, essayist, book collector, and photographer. From the description of Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1922-1964. (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122455166 From the guide to the Carl Van Vechten collection of papers, 1911-1964, (The New York Public Library. Henry W. and Albert A. Berg Collection of English and American Literature.) Carl van Vechten (1880-1964) was an American photographer, writer,...