John H. Hewitt writings,

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John H. Hewitt writings, 1818-1997.
Author
Hewitt, John H., 1924-
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 612 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
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Hewitt, John H.
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  • Hewitt, John H.
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  • Born in 1924 in New York City, John H. Hewitt was a writer, editor, instructor, and a collector of Black art. Born in 1924, in New York City, Hewitt attended Harvard College and New York University. He taught English at Morehouse College and he was a medical staff writer for the journals "Frontiers of Psychiatry" and "Emergency Medicine". He also was an associate editor for the newspaper "Medical Tribune" and a managing editor of "Hospital Practice", a monthly magazine. Hewitt held memberships in professional organizations including the American Medical Writer Association and National Association of Science Writers, and he was a trustee with the Manhattan Country School and The Schomburg Corporation. In 1994, Hewitt was awarded the New York Association’s Kerr History Prize for his article, “Mr. Downing and His Oyster House”.
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Sc MG 612
Author
Hewitt, John H., 1924-
Title
John H. Hewitt writings, 1818-1997.
Summary
The collection contains Hewitt's writings on Black artists including Hale Woodruff, Ernest Crichlow, Alvin C. Hollingsworth, and Haitian artist Luce Turnier. Also included are Hewitt's historical pieces on the lives of largely unknown, but accomplished 19th-century African American New Yorkers, such as Thomas Downing and Elizabeth Jennings, along with writings on African American Episcopalians and St. Philip's Church in New York City.
Biography
Born in 1924 in New York City, John H. Hewitt was a writer, editor, instructor, and a collector of Black art. Born in 1924, in New York City, Hewitt attended Harvard College and New York University. He taught English at Morehouse College and he was a medical staff writer for the journals "Frontiers of Psychiatry" and "Emergency Medicine". He also was an associate editor for the newspaper "Medical Tribune" and a managing editor of "Hospital Practice", a monthly magazine. Hewitt held memberships in professional organizations including the American Medical Writer Association and National Association of Science Writers, and he was a trustee with the Manhattan Country School and The Schomburg Corporation. In 1994, Hewitt was awarded the New York Association’s Kerr History Prize for his article, “Mr. Downing and His Oyster House”.
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Hewitt, John H.
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Sc MG 612
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