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Melvin Beaunorus Tolson papers, 1932-1975

Author: Melvin B Tolson; Robert M Farnsworth
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, research notes, and printed material relating primarily to Tolson's literary career and reflecting the Harlem Renaissance and other aspects of African American art, literature, and culture. Includes drafts of Harlem Gallery (1965), Libretto for the Republic of Liberia (1953), and other writings. Includes correspondence and research files of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Records and correspondence
Correspondence
Named Person: Horace Mann Bond; William K Flowers; Herbert Hill; Langston Hughes; Albert Y Lansdowne; Dudley Randall; Karl Shapiro; Jacob Steinburg; Allen Tate; Ida Frances Wilson; Horace Mann Bond; William K Flowers; Herbert Hill; Langston Hughes; Albert Y Lansdowne; Dudley Randall; Karl Shapiro; Jacob Steinburg; Allen Tate; Ida Frances Wilson
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Melvin B Tolson; Robert M Farnsworth
OCLC Number: 70979894
Language Note: Collection material in English.
Description: 4,000 items. 13 containers. 5 linear feet.

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Personal and professional correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, research notes, and printed material relating primarily to Tolson's literary career and reflecting the Harlem Renaissance and other aspects of African American art, literature, and culture. Includes drafts of Harlem Gallery (1965), Libretto for the Republic of Liberia (1953), and other writings. Includes correspondence and research files of Robert M. Farnsworth, Tolson's biographer and editor of two volumes of his writings. Tolson's correspondents include Horace Mann Bond, William K. Flowers, Herbert Hill, Langston Hughes, Albert Y. Lansdowne, Dudley Randall, Karl Jay Shapiro, Jacob Steinburg, Allen Tate, and Ida Frances Wilson.

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