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African American book collectors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Derrick Joshua Beard collection

Identifier: 488
Content Description This collection contains news clippings, programs, brochures, and slides regarding Derrick Joshua Beard's private collection devoted to African American decorative arts and exhibitions of his collection under the title Sankofa Exhibition: African American Traditions in Decorative Arts. Also present is an article by Beard on the Muslim presence in the United States; articles on Omar bin Said, a West African Muslim enslaved in North Carolina; a photocopy of a manuscript in Arabic written by...
Dates: Other: 1870-2010

Eric Steele Wells papers

Identifier: 384
Scope and Contents The Eric Steele Wells papers document the family and education of Wells, a native of Charleston, South Carolina, especially Avery Institute in Charleston, where Wells attended school. The bulk of the collection includes material reflecting Wells' interest in collecting materials related to African American and African history. The collection contains correspondence, photographs, financial documents, Avery Institute publications and school documents, posters, printed ephemera, newsclippings...
Dates: Created: 1855-1986; Other: Date acquired: 09/03/1969