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- Authors, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 15
- American literature -- 20th century 9
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- Harlem Renaissance -- Archives 4
- Poets, American -- 20th Century -- Archives 4
- Authors -- United States -- 20th century 3
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- African American civil rights workers 2
- African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th Century 2
- American poetry -- 20th Century 2
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- Civil Rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th Century 2
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- French 2
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- Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 9
- Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964 6
- Bontemps, Arna, 1902-1973 5
- Cullen, Countee, 1903-1946 4
- Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963 4
- Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938 4
- Brown, Sterling A., 1901-1989 3
- Hurston, Zora Neale, 1891-1960 3
- Jackman, Harold, 1901-1961 3
- Spingarn, Arthur B. (Arthur Barnett), 1878-1971 3
- Alfred A. Knopf, Inc 2
- Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962 2
- Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000 2
- Cayton, Horace R. (Horace Roscoe), 1903-1970 2
- Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983 2
- Ellison, Ralph, 1914-1994 2
- Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 2
- Johnson, Grace Nail, 1885-1976 2
- Larsen, Nella, 1891-1964 2
- McKay, Claude, 1890-1948 2 ∧ less
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The William Stanley Braithwaite Papers document his personal and professional life and span the dates 1797 to 1942. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, and other papers, which provide evidence of Braithwaite's career as a writer, publisher, and anthologist. The Papers also includes third-party correspondence, notably, a letter from Sir Joseph Banks to J. Nicol from circa 1797.
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.
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.
The Zora Neale Hurston Collection contains Correspondence, Writings, including drafts of her autobiography, Dust Tracks on the Road, the novel, Their Eyes Were Watching God, and a play written in collaboration with Langston Hughes, "Mule Bone," as well as a study of Hurston written in 1972 by Robert Hemenway.
The Claude McKay Collection consists of correspondence, writings, personal papers, photographs and memorabilia documenting the life and work of Claude McKay.
The Dorothy Peterson Collection contains Correspondence to Peterson from such persons as Langston Hughes, Nella Larsen, and Carl Van Vechten, as well as Jerome Bowers Peterson memorabilia.
The Joel Spingarn Collection contains Correspondence with various persons, including W. E. B. Du Bois, and a German translation of a James Weldon Johnson poem done by Spingarn's wife, Amy.
The Wallace Thurman Collection contains Correspondence, (including letters from Langston Hughes), Writings, primarily versions of Aunt Hagar's Children and the musical play Harlem, written with William Jourdan Rapp, and Personal Papers.
The Walter White and Poppy Cannon Papers document the careers and lives of Walter White and Poppy Cannon and span the dates 1910 to 1956. The Papers contain correspondence, writings, other papers, and photographs documenting Walter White's career as the Secretary for the N.A.A.C.P. and as a writer. Poppy Cannon's career as an editor, writer, and publicity consultant is also documented in the Papers.