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Arthur A. Schomburg papers

Title
Arthur A. Schomburg papers, 1724-1938 (bulk 1904-1938).
Author
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938.
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r. 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 3Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 3Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 4Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 4Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 5Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 5Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 6Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 6Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 7Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 7Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 8Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 8Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 9Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 9Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 10Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 10Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 11Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 11Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 12Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-2798 r. 12Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

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Description
  • 6.8 lin. ft.
  • 12 microfilm reels.
Subjects
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Biography (note)
  • Bibliophile, writer, Schomburg was curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History from 1932-1938.
Call Number
Sc Micro R-2798
OCLC
122485276
Author
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938.
Title
Arthur A. Schomburg papers, 1724-1938 (bulk 1904-1938).
Summary
Papers reflecting Schomburg's endeavors as a writer and researcher, and collector and curator of books and manuscripts pertaining to black history and culture. Personal and professional papers, including correspondence and writings, and writings of others. Includes material relating to Schomburg's position as curator of the Schomburg Collection, and to black literature, art, and history. Correspondents include John Bruce, Henrietta Buckmaster, W.E.B. Du Bois, Nicolas Guillen, W.C. Handy, Langston Hughes, Charles S. Johnson, James W. Johnson, Claude McKay, J.A. Rogers, Albert A. Smith, Stenio Vincent (President of Haiti), Walter White, and Carter G. Woodson. Other papers include programs, news clippings, invitations, announcements, and minutes of a variety of organizations, such as the New York Urban League, New York Public Library, Young Men's Christian Association, and several black cultural and educational groups. Also, transcriptions of 18th and 19th century historical documents pertaining to black history and culture.
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Biography
Bibliophile, writer, Schomburg was curator of the Schomburg Collection of Negro Literature and History from 1932-1938.
Finding Aids
"Arthur A. Schomburg Papers; a guide compiled by Nanette Dobrosky." Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1991. Guide shelved as: Sc F 94-329.
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Local Subject
Black author.
LCCN
ms 79001890
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-2798
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