- Call number
- Sc Micro R 1236
- Physical description
- .9 linear feet; 1 reel
- Preferred Citation
- Negro World Digest, 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.Restrictions apply
Monthly periodical which began publication in July 1940 and ceased publication after the December issue of the same year. The NEGRO WORLD DIGEST condensed the best in writings by or about blacks, reflecting the life, thought, and achievement of blacks worldwide. The Digest featured such writers as Zora Neale Hurston, James Weldon Johnson, Ralph Ellison, and Sterling Brown, and represented a variety of African, British and American publications. The collection contains correspondence covering the period 1939-1941. Includes articles intended for publication, and information regarding the services offered by the NEGRO WORLD DIGEST, advertising, reprint permissions, sales and distribution. There are also congratulatory letters, office notes and memoranda.
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
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Researchers are restricted to microfilm copy.
Alternative form available
Microfilm; New York Public Library, New York, NY