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Maya Angelou's Archive Comes to the Schomburg Center

October 29, 2010

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The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture’s Director, Howard Dodson, and New York Public Library President Paul LeClerc announce the acquisition of the personal and professional papers of Dr. Maya Angelou, who is regarded globally as one of the greatest voices of contemporary literature.

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Maya Angelou - Gift of her collections to the Schomburg

GLORIOUS !! FANTASTIC !! A real treat to see Maya Angelou in all her magnificence and sharpness of mind. Bravo Schomburg! Bravo Maya! Blessings and Peace+

maya angelou-gift of her collections to the Schomburg

Magnificent, Super Fantastic! It was so wonderful to see and hear Lady Angelou on the occasion of gifting her collection to my library. She touches my heart, as only a poet teacher can do. She is and continues to be a role model not just to us Harlemites but also to the world. Thank you Schomburg, thank you Dr. Angelou.