Found 6 collections related to African American women dramatists

Spence, Eulalie, 1894-1981
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 552
.4 linear feet (1 box)
Eulalie Spence was born in Nevis, West Indies on June 11, 1884. She and her family moved to New York in 1902. Ms. Spence was among the pioneer playwrights during the Harlem Renaissance and wrote fourteen plays, five of which were published. She... more
Anderson, Martha Pryor
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 510
2.08 linear feet (7 boxes)
Martha Pryor Anderson was an African American woman poet and dramatic performer. This collection consists of correspondence, notebooks, programs, printed matter, and scrapbooks documenting Anderson's activities as a poet and diseuse.
Frank Silvera Writers Workshop
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 64
58.58 linear feet (141 boxes)
The Frank Silvera Writers Workshop was co-founded by Garland Lee Thompson in October 1973, to provide support, guidance, and developmental assistance to Black playwrights. Records contain administrative files, production files, and more than one... more
Bridgforth, Sharon
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 845
5.63 linear feet (14 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
The Sharon Bridgforth papers, 1989-2015, document her personal life and her career as a writer, playwright, and performer. The bulk of the collection consists of her writing and materials related to productions of her plays and films, such as... more
Jeffries, Ira, 1932-2010
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 794
6.42 linear feet (7 boxes)
Ira L. Jeffries author, playwright and journalist, had a productive career in New York City's off-off Broadway Theater and African American communities. The Ira Jeffries papers consist of biographical material including correspondence, memoirs,... more
Sorkin, Joan Ross
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 869
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Joan Ross Sorkin is a playwright, opera librettist, musical theater bookwriter, lyricist, and screenwriter. Sorkin was born in New York City and attended the University of Rochester, as well as the London School of Economics and Political Science,... more