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Mary Helen Washington papers, (bulk 1995-2002)

Title
Mary Helen Washington papers, 1873-2002 (bulk 1995-2002)
Author
Washington, Mary Helen.
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Box 1Mixed materialUse in libraryAvailableSc MG 776 Box 1Schomburg Center - Manuscripts & Archives

Details

Description
.4 linear feet (1 archival boxe)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Clippings.
  • Correspondence.
  • Publications.
Source (note)
  • Mary Helen Washington
Biography (note)
  • Mary Helen Washington is a scholar, researcher, writer, and professor of English at the University of Maryland. Washington's work explores topics such as black women writers, black literature, and radicalism. Her publications include "The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s", "Black-Eyed Susans: Classic Stories by Black Women Writers", and "Midnight Birds: Stories of Contemporary Black Women Writers".
  • The Mary Helen Washington papers, dating from 1873 to 2002, document the working relationship of Washington and journalist Lloyd L. Brown. Lloyd Louis Brown (1913-2003) was a journalist, novelist, activist, and labor organizer. Brown was one of Robeson's biographers, and his writings include: Iron City, and The Young Paul Robeson: On My Journey Now.
Provenance (note)
  • The collection was held and maintained by Mary Helen Washington until its donation to the Schomburg.
Call Number
Sc MG 776
OCLC
966316411
Author
Washington, Mary Helen.
Title
Mary Helen Washington papers, 1873-2002 (bulk 1995-2002)
Type of Content
text
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
sheet
volume
Summary
The collection contains correspondence, writings, and printed materials.
Biography
Mary Helen Washington is a scholar, researcher, writer, and professor of English at the University of Maryland. Washington's work explores topics such as black women writers, black literature, and radicalism. Her publications include "The Other Blacklist: The African American Literary and Cultural Left of the 1950s", "Black-Eyed Susans: Classic Stories by Black Women Writers", and "Midnight Birds: Stories of Contemporary Black Women Writers".
The Mary Helen Washington papers, dating from 1873 to 2002, document the working relationship of Washington and journalist Lloyd L. Brown. Lloyd Louis Brown (1913-2003) was a journalist, novelist, activist, and labor organizer. Brown was one of Robeson's biographers, and his writings include: Iron City, and The Young Paul Robeson: On My Journey Now.
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Local Subject
Black author.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 776
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