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Petry, Ann, 1908-1997

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1908 - 1997

Ann Petry (1908-1997), American writer of novels, short stories, and children's books.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Ann Petry manuscripts

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 206
Scope and Contents: The Ann Petry Manuscripts contains the writings of American author Ann Petry. Writings consist of drafts of Petry’s novels Country Place (1947) and The Street (1946), some with extensive revisions. Some draft pages were written on the back of Negro Women, Incorporated, newsletters and governance documents. Also included are drafts of Petry's review of Margaret Halsey’s Color Blind: A White Woman Looks at the Negro...
Dates: circa 1944-1947