Peter F. O'Brien collection on African American artists
Scope and Contents
Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
1.51 Linear Feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Peter F. O'Brien
Biographical information taken from the Mary Lou Williams Foundation website, <http://marylouwilliams.org/contact.htm>, accessed 8 January 2013.
As a rule, descriptive information found in the Collection Contents section is drawn in large part from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during initial processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
Former call numbers: Uncat Za MS 316, Uncat Za MS 395, Uncat Za MS 421, Uncat Za MS 429, and Uncat JWJ MS 62.
- African American actors
- African American dancers
- African American singers
- American literature -- 20th century
- American literature -- African American authors
- Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
- Carpenter, Thelma, (Vocalist)
- Mercer, Mabel, 1900-1984
- O'Brien, Peter F. (Peter Francis)
- Photographic prints
- Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976
- Salemme, Antonio, 1892-1995
- Waters, Ethel, 1896-1977
- Guide to the Peter F. O'Brien Collection on African American Writers and Performers
- by Beinecke staff
- January 2013
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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