Morrison, Allan Malcolm, 1916-1968.
Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Originals: 2 lin. ft.
- Copies: 3 microfilm reels.
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Correspondence, writings, speeches, research files on notable persons and organizations, personal papers and speeches, news clippings, and printed material (chiefly political) relating to Morrison's career and interests. Includes material from his experiences as the first black correspondent for STARS AND STRIPES during World War II, and with the NEGRO WORLD DIGEST, THE PEOPLE'S VOICE, EBONY,DOWNBEAT, the Johnson Publishing Company, Symphony of the New World, and HARYOU-ACT, a Harlem youth program. Also includes writings and speeches of other authors.
Journalist and jazz and classical music critic. During World War IIMorrison became the first African-American warcorrespondent of STARS ANDSTRIPES, and also worked for EBONY, later becoming the Editorial Bureau Chief of Johnson Publishing Company. Served as Board Chairman of Symphony of the New World.
Controlled Access Terms
- Morrison, Allan Malcolm, 1916-1968.
- Symphony of the New World.
- African Americans -- Social life and customs.
- African Americans -- Music.
- African American periodicals.
- African Americans in the newspaper industry.
- New York (N.Y.) -- Social life and customs.
- Harlem (New York, N.Y.) -- Economic conditions.
- United States -- History -- World War, 1939-1945 -- African American troops.
- African American journalists.
- Music critics.