Yale University
Collection consists of drafts and transcriptions of essays by African American authors on the history and culture of African Americans in the United States and on African American contributions to the arts. Essays documenting historical experiences of African Americans cover religion in the Colonial era, the anti-slavery movement, and the underground railroad. Essays documenting African American cultural forms cover dance, literature, and theater, and feature several pieces on music, including songs of protest, spirituals, and folk music. Many essays in the collection also document contributions of individual African Americans, including James Weldon Johnson, Duke Ellington, Cab Calloway, Paul Robeson, and William Christopher Handy. Contributing authors include Wesley Curtwright, Ralph Ellison, Lawrence Gellert, Abram Hill, Claude McKay, Henry Lee Moon, Ted Poston, and others
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
This collection of records is from the Langston Hughes National Poetry Project, organized by Doctors Maryemma Graham and Doretha Williams of the University of Kansas' Department of English, Dr. Graham also creating and founding the History of Black Writing Project under which this grant-funded project took place. The Langston Hughes National Poetry Project recruited a variety of institutions, organizations, and individuals to become a part of a national effort to extend the legacy of Langston Hughes. This project held a symposium on the University of Kansas' campus in 2002 and facillitated poetry circles and events across the United States from August 2003 to August 2005.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
Papers of African American poet and educator Christopher Gilbert including correspondence, personal papers, clippings, fliers, poetry by Gilbert, teaching files, and files relating to Gilbert's graduate study.
New York Public Library
The Melvin Dixon Papers consist primarily of personal papers, correspondence and writings reflecting Dixon's experiences as a writer reflecting his experiences as a black gay writer
New York Public Library
The Melvin Dixon papers consist primarily of manuscripts, correspondence, notes, and journals reflecting his experiences as a black gay writer. Most of the collection is comprised of manuscript drafts of Dixon's published works "Trouble the Water," "Vanishing Rooms," "Ride Out the Wilderness," "Change of Territory," as well as drafts for incomplete novels and stories, the fiction he called "works in progress," and short stories, poetry and plays, both published and unpublished. In addition, there are drafts and other material for Dixon's translations of "The Collected Poetry by Leopold Sedar Senghor," Genevieve Fabre's "Drumbeats, Masks and Metaphors," and works by the Haitian writer Jacques Roumain. Some essays and academic papers he presented are also included in collection.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
Personal personal of James V. Hatch and Camille Billops and records of their work relating to the curation of the Hatch-Billops Collection and the publication of Artist and Influence.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
Papers of African American poet and scholar, Nathaniel Mackey, including correspondence; publication records for his journal, Hambone; printed material; manuscripts and drafts of his writing; subject files; recordings of his work as a disc jockey; and born digital material.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
Papers of John Oliver Killens, African American novelist, essayist, screenwriter, and political activist, including correspondence, writings by Killens, writings by others, and printed material.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
The Camille Billops and James Hatch Archives at Emory University consists of a variety of materials relating to African American culture and art.
Emory University - Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Collection
Collection of materials related to African American poet Langston Hughes including writings, correspondence, and printed material.