- Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000
- Call number
- Sc MG 271
- Physical description
- 10 items (one folder)
- Preferred Citation
- Gwendolyn Brooks collection, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
African-American poet, novelist and lecturer. Eight signed documents by Gwendolyn Brooks. The collection consists of: one TLS commenting, as a member of the jury, on books nominated for the 1959 Thormod Monsen Award; one TLS to Van Allen Bradley announcing her retirement as a book reviewer at the age of fifty (1967), and one ALS to "Marshall," April 20, 1963. Writings by Brooks include one holograph excerpt from "The Sermon on the Warpland," n.d. and 4 undated typed poems: "Medgar Evers," "The Sermon on the Warpland," "Malcolm X : For Dudley Randall," "Old Mary.".
Source of acquisitionLambeth Books, 1983 Lambeth Books, 1984 Lambeth Books, 1984 Joseph the Provider, 1990
Using the collection
LocationSchomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801