Papers, 1955-1987 (bulk 1965-1974).


Nkrumah, Kwame, 1909-1972. Papers, 1955-1987 (bulk 1965-1974).

Papers, 1955-1987 (bulk 1965-1974).

Correspondence, cables, speeches, writings by and about Nkrumah as well as writings by others on various other topics; organizational files; Ghanian radio reports (1966-1969), printed materials, clippings, photographs, tapes, films, and other papers, relating to Nkrumah's life, writings, and activities in Conakry, Guinea, following the 1966 coup in Ghana. Includes papers of Nkrumah's research assistant, biographer, and literary executor, June Milne, and papers of Nkrumah's associate, West Indian Pan-Africanist George Padmore, compiled by Dorothy Padmore for her unpublished biography of her husband. Correspondents include Grace and James Boggs, Shirley Graham Du Bois, Julia Wright Herve, Reba Lewis, Dudley Thompson, and Marvin Wachman.

ca. 26 linear ft.

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