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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 2 Collections and/or Records:

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Overview: The papers contain correspondence, drafts of unpublished books, essays, and other writings, together with personal papers documenting Toomer's life, primarily after his Harlem Renaissance period, and papers on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