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Frick, Dorothy Peterson, 1897-1978



  • Existence: 1897-11-20 - 1978-11-27

Dorothy Peterson (1897-1978), Spanish teacher, aspiring actress, novelist, and arts patron closely associated with the Harlem Renaissance writers and artists.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Langston Hughes papers

Call Number: JWJ MSS 26
Overview: 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

Carl Van Vechten Papers Relating to African American Arts and Letters

Call Number: JWJ MSS 1050
Overview: 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