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Paul Robeson collection

Title
Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 (bulk)
Author
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Supplementary Content
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Vol/DateFormatAccessStatusCall NumberLocation
r. 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 3Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 3Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 4Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 4Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 5Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 5Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 6Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 6Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 7Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 7Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 8Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 8Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 9Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc Micro R-5956 r. 9Schomburg Center - Research & Reference

Details

Description
  • 6.8 lin. ft.
  • 9 microfilm reels.
Subjects
Genre/Form
Photoprints.
Note
  • Photographs separated to Photographs and Prints Division and are described separately.
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Source (note)
  • Patterson, William L.
Biography (note)
  • Singer, dramatic actor, civil rights activist.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • "The Paul Robeson Collection," a guide to the microfilm collection compiled by David H. Werning. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1991. Call no. Sc F 94-328.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Updated
Call Number
Sc MG 170
Author
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976.
Title
Paul Robeson collection, 1925-1956, 1943-1956 (bulk)
Access
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Summary
Correspondence, texts of speeches, articles, columns and statements written by Paul Robeson and his wife, Eslanda Goode Robeson, photographs, news clippings, and press releases documenting Robeson's artistic and political activities. Correspondence pertains to Robeson's artistic career, and includes letters written by Eslanda Robeson regarding her husband's difficulties as a result of his association with the Soviet Union. Additional correspondence, reports, news clippings, contracts, and printed matter were generated by Robeson's national tours from 1952 to 1956. Included are materials about the concert and riot which took place in Peekskill, N.Y. during one of Robeson's performances, 1949; correspondence and legal papers referring to Robeson's difficulties in his effort to have his United Stattes passport restored; and letters by William Patterson and W.E.B. Du Bois. Also included are files on various organizations associated with Robeson in the 1950s, including the Council on African Affairs, the National Negro Labor Council, and the World Peace Council.
Biography
Singer, dramatic actor, civil rights activist.
Indexes
"The Paul Robeson Collection," a guide to the microfilm collection compiled by David H. Werning. Bethesda, MD: University Publications of America, 1991. Call no. Sc F 94-328.
Connect to:
Occupation
African American singers.
African American actors.
Civil rights workers.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 170
Sc Micro R-5956
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