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Contending forces : a romance illustrative of Negro life North and South

Title
Contending forces : a romance illustrative of Negro life North and South / by Pauline E. Hopkins ; with illustrations and cover design by R. Emmett Owen.
Author
Hopkins, Pauline E. (Pauline Elizabeth)
Publication
  • Boston, Mass. : The Colored Co-operative Publishing Co. 5 Park Square, 1900.
  • ©1899

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Additional Authors
  • Owen, Robert Emmett, 1878-
  • Elliott, R. S., active 1900-1901
  • Colored Co-operative Publishing Co., publisher.
  • Fish Printing Company, printer.
Description
[6], 13-402 pages, [8] leaves of plates : illustrations; 21 cm.
Donor/Sponsor
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Authors' presentation inscriptions (Provenance)
  • Insertions (Provenance)
Note
  • "Copyright, 1899, by Pauline E. Hopkins. Copyright, 1900, by R.S. Elliott. All Rights Reserved."--verso of title page.
  • "Composition and presswork by Fish Printing Company."--verso of title page.
Indexed In (note)
  • Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.),
  • Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1876-1900,
Additional Formats (note)
  • Available as part of The Digital Schomburg, a project providing electronic access to collections on the African Diaspora and Africa from The New York Public Library.
Source (note)
  • from Arthur A. Schomburg;
Provenance (note)
  • accompanied by a printed portrait of the author, affixed to recto of first free endleaf, inscribed: in ink "yours for humanity, Pauline E. Hopkins." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Contents
ch. 1. A retrospect of the past -- ch. 2. The days "before the war" -- ch. 3. "Coming events cast their shadows before" -- ch. 4. The tragedy -- ch. 5. Ma Smith's lodging-house -- ch. 6. Ma Smith's lodging-house, concluded -- ch. 7. Friendship -- ch. 8. The sewing-circle -- ch. 9. "Love took up the harp of life" -- ch. 10. The fair -- ch. 11. The fair, concluded -- ch. 12. A colored politician -- ch. 13. The American Colored League -- ch. 14. Luke Sawyer speaks to the League -- ch. 15. Will Smith's defense of this race -- ch. 16. John Langley consults Madam Frances -- ch. 17. The Canterbury Club dinner -- ch. 18. What Easter Sunday brought -- ch. 19. The bitter arrow -- ch. 20. Mother-love -- ch. 21. After many days -- ch. 22. "So he bringeth them into their desired haven."
Call Number
Sc Rare Fic-H (Hopkins, P. E. Contending forces)
LCCN
01029735 /rev
OCLC
  • 2843388
  • 2843388
  • NYPGR2843388-B
Author
Hopkins, Pauline E. (Pauline Elizabeth)
Title
Contending forces : a romance illustrative of Negro life North and South / by Pauline E. Hopkins ; with illustrations and cover design by R. Emmett Owen.
Publisher
Boston, Mass. : The Colored Co-operative Publishing Co. 5 Park Square, 1900.
Copyright Date
©1899
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
volume
Indexed In:
Library Company of Philadelphia. Afro-Americana, 1553-1906 (2nd ed.), Suppl. 1093
Wright, L.H. American fiction, 1876-1900, 2774
Additional Formats
Available as part of The Digital Schomburg, a project providing electronic access to collections on the African Diaspora and Africa from The New York Public Library.
Provenance
Copy in Sc Rare Fic-H (Hopkins, P. E. Contending forces) (accession no. B545602) accompanied by a printed portrait of the author, affixed to recto of first free endleaf, inscribed: in ink "yours for humanity, Pauline E. Hopkins." ; This copy is part of the original collection purchased from Arthur A. Schomburg in 1926.
Local Note
Afro-American author.
Source
Purchase; from Arthur A. Schomburg; 1926. Sc Rare Fic-H (Hopkins, P. E. Contending forces), Schomburg Center, Manuscripts, Archives & Rare Books.
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Plain text PDF available via the African American Women Writers of the 19th Century Project
Full text available via HathiTrust (Ohio State University copy)
Local Subject
Black author.
Added Author
Colored Co-operative Publishing Co., publisher.
Fish Printing Company, printer.
Owen, Robert Emmett, 1878- illustrator, binding designer.
Elliott, R. S., active 1900-1901, copyright holder.
Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938, former owner.
Added Title
Home to Harlem Project funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Research Call Number
Sc Rare Fic-H (Hopkins, P. E. Contending forces)
NBO (Hopkins, P. E. Contending forces)
*WIY 97-247
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