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Toomer, Jean, 1894-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1894-12-26 - 1967-03-30

Jean Toomer (1894-1967), American poet.

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Charles T. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 91
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, research and teaching files, and personal papers documenting the life of American academic Charles T. Davis. Correspondents feature literary scholars and African-American artists, writers, and cultural figures, including Doris Alexander, Anthony Appiah, Amiri Baraka, Romare Bearden, John Blassingame, Michel Fabre, Leon Forrest, Athol Fugard, Henry Louis Gates, Leon Higginbotham, Ishmael Reed, Jean Toomer, and others. Correspondents also include colleagues...
Dates: 1931-1980

Cynthia Earl Kerman Papers Relating to The Lives of Jean Toomer

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 116
Overview: Research files, including notes, manuscripts, printed material, photographs, and audio tapes compiled by Cynthia Earl Kerman in the process of writing The Lives of Jean Toomer.
Dates: 1959-1982

Jean Toomer papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 1
Overview: The papers contain correspondence, drafts of unpublished books, essays, and other writings, together with personal papers documenting Toomer's life, primarily after his Harlem Renaissance period, and papers on Marjory Latimer Toomer. Correspondents include Charles Dupee, Waldo Front, Mabel Dodge Luhan, Margaret Naumberg, and Russell S. Walcott.
Dates: 1898-1963 (inclusive), bulk 1920-1954