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Dunbar, Paul Laurence, 1872-1906



  • Existence: 1872-06-27 - 1906-02-09


Paul Laurence Dunbar (1872-1906), American poet and author

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

James Weldon Johnson collection files

Call Number: JWJ MSS 114
Abstract: The James Weldon Johnson Collection Files contain manuscript correspondence, literary works and other documents relating to African Americans, dating from 1809 to 1979. The collection contains several letters to James Weldon Johnson from aspiring poets asking for feedback on their writing. Correspondence sent to Langston Hughes, Harold Jackman, Grace Nail Johnson, and Carl Van Vechten is also prominent in the collection. The collection includes broadway actress Rose McClendon's scripts used...
Dates: 1809-1979

Photographs of prominent African Americans

Call Number: JWJ MSS 76
Abstract: Photographs drawn from various collections in the James Weldon Johnson Collection. The collection includes predominantly images of prominent African American writers, cultural leaders, and entertainers, as well as photographs by important African American photographers. A small number of images document people and places outside the United States. The collection forms a visual record of artists, writers, actors, musicians, and politicians active chiefly in the United States from the 1920s...
Dates: 1875-1978

Tribute to Paul Laurence Dunbar, after 1906

 Part of Collection — Box 6: [Barcode: 39002141012691], Folder: 8
Call Number: JWJ MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Manuscript tribute poem, with corrections, in an unidentified hand.

Dates: after 1906