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Found 12 collections related to African American women authors

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Boyce-Taylor, Cheryl, 1950-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 919
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Cheryl Boyce-Taylor was born in Arima, Trinidad, and migrated to St. Albans Queens at the age of thirteen. Boyce-Taylor attended a Seventh Day Adventist high school in the Bronx, and completed undergraduate studies at City College of New York.... more
McDonald, Janet, 1953-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 907
2.92 linear feet (7 boxes)
Janet Arneda McDonald was an African American novelist, journalist, and lawyer. The Janet McDonald papers, 1960-2007, document her personal experiences as an African American lesbian throughout her education, legal career, and professional... more
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
200.83 linear feet (408 boxes)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was one of the most renowned and celebrated voices in American literature. The Maya Angelou papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys, and proofs of published work as well as... more
Washington, Mary Helen
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 776
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Mary Helen Washington papers (1873-2002, bulk dates 1995-2002) document the working relationship of scholar and author Mary Helen Washington and journalist Lloyd L. Brown.
Collins, Kathleen, 1942-1988
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 938
3.87 linear feet (11 boxes)
Kathleen Collins (1941-1988) was a playwright, filmmaker, director, novelist, short story writer, and professor of film history and production. Her papers include personal matter, correspondence, printed matter, and various drafts of her writing.
Allegra, Donna
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 792
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
Donna Allegra was an African-American lesbian writer, poet, essayist, and dancer. The Donna Allegra papers, 1981-2002, contain twenty-five published essays, short stories, and poems spanning across Allegra's writing career.
Gomez, Jewelle, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 790
0.42 linear feet (1 box)
Jewelle Gomez is a self-identified "Black", "Native", lesbian feminist poet and playwright. She has published nine books, including three books of poetry, a novel, a play, an essay collection, and two books of collaboration. Gomez is best known... more
Willis, Deborah, 1948-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 452
30.82 linear feet (75 boxes); 74.24 mb (107 computer files)
Deborah Willis (b. 1948) is an African American photographer, curator, historian of photography, author, and educator. The Deborah Willis professional files date from 1944 to 2011 (bulk dates 1980s-1990s), and document her work on photographic... 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
Petry, Ann, 1908-1997
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 954
19.12 linear feet (39 boxes, 5 oversize folders)
The Ann Petry papers document the professional, social, and family life of writer Ann Petry (1908-1997). With the publication of her 1946 debut novel titled, The Street, Petry became the first US black woman author to... more
Guy, Rosa
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 903
13.17 linear feet (35 boxes)
The Rosa Guy papers contain material related to her personal life, her writing, and her professional career. The personal matter includes correspondence and biographical information. The material in the writing series includes drafts, notes, and... more
Harlem Writers Guild Inc.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 831
1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Harlem Writers Guild was established in 1950 and is the oldest organization of African-American writers in the United States. Originally founded as the Harlem Writers Club by John Henrik Clarke, Rosa Guy and John Oliver Killens, it was created... more