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African American poets

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Russell Atkins collection

 Collection — Box 1-6
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0011
Scope and contents This collection gives a glimpse into Atkins's life and work. The collection spans from 1935 until the late 1979. The bulk of the items date in from 1950 to 1979. The focus of the collection is correspondence related to the Free Lance Press and writings by Atkins. The items written by Atkins contain both typescripts and published materials. Included are anthologies where his works were published and printing paste-ups. Handwritten corrections are on some of these items. Also included are some...
Dates: 1926-1988

Countee Cullen-Harold Jackman memorial collection

 Collection — Box 1-118, OS Box 4
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0034
Scope and contents The Cullen Jackman Memorial Collection (1881-1995) documents the artistic and creative nature of those of African descent.One interesting feature of this collection is the large number of original manuscripts, poetry and correspondence Harold Jackman managed to obtain. There are such jewels as an original handwritten poem by noted poet Paul Lawrence Dunbar along with an original draft of Giovionni's Room by literary great, James Baldwin. They knew Mr. Jackman...
Dates: 1881-1995

Hoyt William Fuller collection

 Collection — Box 1-65
Identifier: 0000-0000-0000-0039
Scope and contents The Hoyt William Fuller Collection documents his career from 1943-1981. Included in these papers are several autobiographies that together give an account of his childhood and youth. The collection follows his long association with the Bertha Krausner Literary Agency and includes an extensive collection of his short stories as well as those of aspiring writers and established writers, poets, historians and others.Mr. Fuller's association with Johnson Publishing Company from the 1950's...
Dates: 1940-1981