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Richard Wright collection

Richard Wright collection, 1935-1967.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
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r. 1Moving imageUse in library Sc Micro R-1234 r. 1Schomburg Center - Research & Reference
r. 2Moving imageUse in library Sc Micro R-1234 r. 2Schomburg Center - Research & Reference


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  • l lin. ft.
  • 2 microfilm reels.
  • Manuscripts.
  • Speeches.
  • Photographs transferred to Photographs and Prints Division.
  • SC MG 14
Access (note)
  • Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Additional Formats (note)
  • Microfilmed;
Reproduction (note)
  • Copies in part.
Source (note)
  • University Place Book Shop
Biography (note)
  • Prominent author.
Processing Action (note)
  • Surveyed
  • Processed
  • Cataloging updated
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Sc Micro R-1234
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
Richard Wright collection, 1935-1967.
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Corrected manuscripts of Wright's works NATIVE SON, THE LONG DREAM, SAVAGE HOLIDAY, and other writings. Also research material gathered by Constance Webb, author of RICHARD WRIGHT: A BIOGRAPHY (G.P. Putnam, 1968). Material consists of copies of correspondence between Wright and friends, family members, and business associates, 1939-1959; and typescripts of Wright's articles and speeches, transcripts of interviews conducted by Webb with Ralph Ellison and Ellen Wright, and reaction to Webb's drafts of the biography and a corrected typescript of the biography.
Additional Formats
Microfilmed; New York Public Library; Sc Micro R-1234 (MN *ZZ-10327)
Copies in part.
Prominent author. Wright wrote several novels, short stories, and essays dealing with the oppression of black people in the United States and their struggle for freedom.
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Wright, Richard, 1908-1960.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Native son.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Long dream.
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960. Savage holiday.
Webb, Constance.
Webb, Constance. Richard Wright, a biography.
Research Call Number
Sc Micro R-1234
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