Anne Forrester collection,

Title
Anne Forrester collection, 1955-2006.
Author
Forrester, Anne, 1941-2006.
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 838 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives
Box 2Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 838 Box 2Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

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Description
2 linear ft. (1 storage carton, 1 flat box)
Source (note)
  • Forrester Estate
Biography (note)
  • Anne Forrester, activist, political scientist, Africanist, diplomat, and international civil servant, began her career as a pan-African scholar and activist then later turned to diplomacy. She served as the American ambassador to Mali from 1979 to 1981 during the Carter administration. At that time she was the third Black woman ever to be appointed to the position. Forrester joined the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1985 and remained with the UN until she retired in 2001.
Call Number
Sc MG 838
Author
Forrester, Anne, 1941-2006.
Title
Anne Forrester collection, 1955-2006.
Summary
The Anne Forrester collection contains a range of personal and professional materials from 1959 to 2006, underlining Forrester's life-long pursuits as an Africanist. In the collection there are documents on the various international organizations that Forrester was associated with throughout her career, such as the African Communications Institute (ACI), the Global Rights Organization, the African Development Foundation (ADF), the Association of Black American Ambassadors, TransAfrica, and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP). The collection also contains Forrester's academic papers, a screenplay, and published articles on Africa and African affairs.
Biography
Anne Forrester, activist, political scientist, Africanist, diplomat, and international civil servant, began her career as a pan-African scholar and activist then later turned to diplomacy. She served as the American ambassador to Mali from 1979 to 1981 during the Carter administration. At that time she was the third Black woman ever to be appointed to the position. Forrester joined the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in 1985 and remained with the UN until she retired in 2001.
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Sc MG 838
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