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Subject Source: Lcnaf

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Marguerite Cartwright papers

Identifier: 72
Content Description The papers of actress, journalist and educator Dr. Marguerite Cartwright chronicle her personal life, career and academic endeavors. The collection encompasses 165.59 linear feet and provides an in-depth look at African Americans and world affairs, contemporary issues facing the United States in the mid-twentieth century, the anti-colonialism movement following World War II, and the United Nations through her work as an accredited UN correspondent for the Pittsburgh Courier. She was...
Dates: 1912-1984

J. Susannah Norton papers

Identifier: 642
Content Description The collection consists of research materials Dr. Josephine Susannah Norton developed during trips to the West Indies, Ghana, and while working on her thesis at the University of London’s School of Oriental and African Studies.  The collection is rich with documentation on languages, folklore, and music from the Caribbean and West Africa.  Research materials regarding African American dialects and language are also extensively covered in the collection.  Slides from her trips to Ghana and...
Dates: Other: 1940-2003