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Harry Belafonte papers.

Title
Harry Belafonte papers.
Author
Belafonte, Harry, 1927-
Publication
1872-2017, bulk 1946 - 2005.
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Details

Description
40.87 linear feet (113 boxes, 4 oversize folders, 4 tubes); 7.9 megabytes (124 computer files)
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Albums (Books)
  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Correspondence.
  • Notated music.
  • Posters.
  • Programs.
  • Scores.
  • Scripts (documents)
Source (note)
  • Purchased from Harry Belafonte in 2019.
Location of Other Archival Materials (note)
  • Harry Belafonte photograph collection, SCP 186084, Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, https://archives.nypl.org/scp/186084.
Call Number
Sc MG 933
OCLC
1322256784
Author
Belafonte, Harry, 1927- creator.
Title
Harry Belafonte papers.
Production
1872-2017, bulk 1946 - 2005.
Type of Content
text
still image
Type of Medium
unmediated
computer
Type of Carrier
sheet
other
Summary
Harry Belafonte is a Jamaican-American musician, actor, and activist best known for popularizing calypso music with international audiences, and his involvement in the American Civil Rights movement. His collection contains project files, correspondence, scrapbooks, press materials, scores, lyrics, and scripts that chronicle his career as a singer, songwriter, actor, public speaker, and advocate for political and humanitarian causes. Belafonte's papers reveal the business aspects of his performance projects, source material for his acting and singing career, and organizing efforts associated with the political causes he championed.
Location of Other Archival Materials
Materials Separated from the Resource: Audio and moving image materials have been transferred to the Moving Image and Recorded Sound (MIRS) Division: audio and moving image materials. For more information, please contact the division at schomburgaudiovisual@nypl.org or 212-491-2270. Photographs have been transferred to The Schomburg Center's Prints and Photographs division. Artwork and artifacts have been transferred to The Schomburg Center's Art and Artifacts division.
Harry Belafonte photograph collection, SCP 186084, Photographs and Prints Division, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library, https://archives.nypl.org/scp/186084.
Source
Purchased from Harry Belafonte in 2019.
Connect to:
Occupation
Actors.
Civil rights activists.
Musicians.
Research Call Number
Sc MG 933
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