- Writers' Program (New York, N.Y.)
- Call number
- Sc Micro R-6544; Sc MG 24
- Physical description
- 5.5 linear feet (13 boxes)
- Preferred Citation
Writers' Program, New York City: Negroes of New York collection, Schomburg Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division, The New York Public Library
- Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
- Access to materials
- Restricted access.
Collection consists of 41 studies of the history of blacks in New York City. Included are biographical sketches, studies relating to cultural achievements, history, slavery, economics, sports, theater, churches, as well as other subjects. Authors of the studies include Ralph Ellison, Abram Hill, and Ellen Tarry. Also, manuscript of The Negro in New York: An Informal Social History edited by Roi Ottley, which was originally prepared by the Federal Writers' Project of New York City.
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