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  • Storage location: Stored onsite X
  • Language: English X
  • Repository: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library X
  • Subject: African American authors -- 20th Century -- Archives X
  • Names: Bennett, Gwendolyn, 1902-1981 X

Gwendolyn Bennett Papers

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Call Number: JWJ MSS 106
Scope and Contents: The collection provides evidence of the personal and professional life of Gwendolyn Bennett. The papers are comprised of correspondence, writings, and personal papers, which shed light into Bennett’s career as a writer and educator, as well as her private life, particularly her relationship with her parents.Correspondents include Langston Hughes, who accompanied his letters with four poems inscribed to Bennett: “Hotel Boy” (1926), “Stalingrad” (1942), “Goodmorning, Stalingrad” (1943),...
Dates: 1918-1976