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subj8. Holdings related to the Harlem Renaissance

 Record Group
Identifier: subj8
Holdings related to the Harlem Renaissance

Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:

Arna Bontemps Foundation collection

Identifier: 263
Content Description

This collection consists primarily of printed ephemera from the Arna Bontemps Foundation, including posters, brochures, newsletters, etc.

Dates: Other: 1981-1993

Richmond Barthe papers

Identifier: 034
Scope and Contents The papers of Richmond Barthe, Harlem Renaissance sculptor, consist of correspondence, contact books, programs, brochures, news and magazine clippings, notes, lists, financial information, poetry, letters, passports, publications, resumes, advertisements, and photographs. The papers have been arranged in three general groups of correspondence, other materials, and photographs. The correspondence has been arranged into nine divisions alphabetically according to topic and...
Dates: Created: 1901-1989; Other: Date acquired: 12/01/1987

Mary McLeod Bethune papers

 Collection — Box 3
Identifier: 046
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of outgoing and incoming correspondence.  Primary correspondents include John Hope, Frank S. Horne, Mary W. Ovington, William Pickens, the Rev. Adam Clayton Powell Sr., John J. Tigert, Walter White, Roy Wilkins, and Plummer Bernard Young. The correspondence is chiefly invitations to speak and letters of congratulations to Bethune after being named the recipient of the 21st Joel E. Spingarn Medal. This includes a congratulatory telegram from Herbert Hoover,...
Dates: Created: 1923-1942; Other: Majority of material found in 1927-1936; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1969

Frederick Leslie Brownlee papers

Identifier: 059
Content Description

Frederick Leslie Brownlee was the General Secretary for the American Missionary Association from 1927 to 1950. Materials include correspondence, scrapbooks, photos, clippings, and other documents, many of which pertain to American Missionary Association institutions.

Dates: Other: 1894-1966

Daniel Ellis Byrd papers

Identifier: 068
Scope and Contents The papers of attorney and civil rights activist Daniel Ellis Byrd include correspondence, reports, speeches, biographical data, minutes, financial records, resolutions, agendas, lists, and collected items. Many of the documents chronicle Daniel Byrd's involvement in activities related to his employment as an NAACP field secretary for forty years and as assistant director of the Department of Teacher Information and Security of the NAACP Legal Defense and Education Fund. Subjects treated in...
Dates: Created: 1940-1984; Other: Majority of material found in 1947-1977; Other: Date acquired: 11/01/1977

Ida Cullen Cooper papers

 Collection — Audiotapes
Identifier: 102
Scope and Contents The Ida Cullen Cooper papers date from 1928 to 1986 and consist mainly of materials that reflect Cooper's marriage to poet Countee Cullen late in his life and Cooper's efforts to promote his legacy following the poet's death. A smaller amount of material reflects Cooper's own personal life, including items related to her interest in African American and African art. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, new clippings, invitations and programs, publications, financial records,...
Dates: Created: 1928-1986; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1971

Countee Cullen letter

Identifier: 2535
Content Description

Letter by Harlem Renaissance poet, Countee Cullen, referring a writing job to his fellow poet Sterling Brown. Letter signed to Mr. Shipley, Tuckahoe, New York, 9 July 1944.

Dates: 1944 July 9

Countée Cullen papers

 Collection — Drawing of Cullen
Identifier: 111
Scope and Contents The papers of poet and playwright Countee Cullen document his personal and professional lives, as well as his relations with leading writers and artists of the Harlem Renaissance era. Among the papers, which measure 11.9 linear feet, are correspondence; accounts, records, documents, legal papers, and certificates; a fragmentary diary (1928); teaching plan books and other teaching records; writings, including, articles, a book review, letters to editors, juvenile novels, plays, poems, a...
Dates: Created: 1900-1947; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1970

Mabel Mayle Dillard papers

Identifier: 119
Content Description The Mable Mayle Dillard papers consist of research materials compiled by Dillard during the course of her research toward a biography of Jean Toomer. The biography, Jean Toomer, was co-authored by Brian Joseph Benson and published by Twayne Publishers in 1980. The collection consists of correspondence to and from Dillard, a contract with Twayne Publishers, notes, copies of Toomer's works, copies of news clippings about Margery Latimer (Toomer's first wife), copies...
Dates: Other: 1922-1979

Samuel Ralph Harlow papers

Identifier: 167
Scope and Contents This collection documents the life, career, and interests of Samuel Ralph Harlow, who was a Congregational clergyman, missionary to the Near East, and professor of religion and Biblical literature at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts. The collection is comprised largely of correspondence (ca. 3800 items), along with diaries, sermons, poems, prayers, manuscripts of Harlow's books, other writings, scrapbooks, and other papers that relate to Harlow's interest in the afterlife and...
Dates: Created: 1862-1970; Other: Date acquired: 10/01/1977