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Thurman, Wallace, 1902-1934



  • Existence: 1902-08-16 - 1934-12-21


Wallace Thurman (1902-1934), American novelist active during the Harlem Renaissance.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

"God Sends Sunday", [ca. 1929-1931?]

 Part of Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 39002137170040], Folder: GROUP 26, F-1
Call Number: JWJ MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Draft, typescript, corrected and annotated, for a three-act play about a black family living in Harlem during the Great Depression.

Dates: [ca. 1929-1931?]

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

Wallace Thurman Collection

Call Number: JWJ MSS 12

The Wallace Thurman Collection contains Correspondence, (including letters from Langston Hughes), Writings, primarily versions of Aunt Hagar's Children and the musical play Harlem, written with William Jourdan Rapp, and Personal Papers.

Dates: 1927-1942

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Collection 2
Archival Object 1
African American authors -- 20th Century -- Archives 1
African Americans -- Portraits 1
Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 1
Blacks -- Portraits 1
Haiti -- Pictorial works 1