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Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983



  • Existence: 1914 - 1983


Owen Dodson (1914-1983), American author and educator

Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Owen Dodson collection

Call Number: JWJ MSS 103
Scope and Contents:

The Owen Dodson Collection consists of correspondence, writings, diaries, photographs, artwork, and posters that document the life and work of American playwright and poet Owen Dodson. The bulk of the material was created and accumulated by Owen Dodson in the course of his activities as an author and theater director, though portions of the collection were acquired from other sources.

Dates: 1896-1982, bulk 1936-1982

Langston Hughes papers

Call Number: JWJ MSS 26

The Langston Hughes Papers contain letters, manuscripts, personal items, photographs, clippings, artworks, and objects that document the life of the well-known African-American poet.

Dates: 1862-1980

Papers relating to The Confession Stone: Song Cycles, 1962-1976

 Part of Collection — Box 2: [Barcode: 39002137170040], Folder: GROUP 15, F-1, F-2
Call Number: JWJ MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Forty-nine-page typescript mimeograph copy of "The Confession Stone: Song Cycles," with annotations and corrections in pencil and pen in an unidentified hand, "copyrighted 1965," and bound in a white folder containing manuscript notes in an unidentified hand on the inside back cover; eleven-page typescript carbon of "The Land of the Living and The Land of the Risen Dead," dated 1962 Nov 16; "Mary's Lullaby" printed on a leaf followed by Dodson's reproduced signature and "Christmas, 1963";...
Dates: 1962-1976

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

Tiger's Eye records

Call Number: YCAL MSS 362

The records document all aspects of the production and distribution of the little magazine The Tiger's Eye, from its inception in 1947 through the decision to cease publication in 1951. Correspondence, manuscripts, and business records document the creative and editorial process, the enthusiasm of its readership, its subscription base, and the work involved in producing and distributing the issues.

Dates: 1939-1955

Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African American Arts and Letters

Call Number: JWJ MSS 1050

The Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African-American Arts and Letters include correspondence, writings, photographs and artwork documenting Van Vechten’s interest in and involvement with black artists, writers, and social activists.

Dates: 1800-1971

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Collection 5
Archival Object 1
Photographic prints 3
African American authors -- 20th Century -- Archives 2
Authors -- United States -- 20th century 2
Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 2
Diaries 2