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African Americans -- History

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John Wesley Blassingame Papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 737
Abstract:

The John Wesley Blassingame Papers consist of note cards and research materials (electrostatic copies) used in the preparation of his dissertation, A Social and Economic History of the Negro in New Orleans (Yale University, 1971). Included are copies of reports of Louisiana state agencies, minutes and other papers of organizations like the White League of New Orleans, and legal documents deposited in the Orleans Parish courthouse.

Dates: 1857-1904

Charles T. Davis papers

 Collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 91
Abstract: The collection contains correspondence, research and teaching files, and personal papers documenting the life of American academic Charles T. Davis. Correspondents feature literary scholars and African-American artists, writers, and cultural figures, including Doris Alexander, Anthony Appiah, Amiri Baraka, Romare Bearden, John Blassingame, Michel Fabre, Leon Forrest, Athol Fugard, Henry Louis Gates, Leon Higginbotham, Ishmael Reed, Jean Toomer, and others. Correspondents also include...
Dates: 1931-1980