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African American Studies at Beinecke Library

Ten fascinating books, letters, photos, objects, collections, archives, documents...related to Paul Robeson.
March 5, 2013
The Beinecke Library is pleased to announce its acquisition of the Catherine Roraback Collection of Ericka Huggins Papers (JWJ MSS 96)
March 4, 2013
THE JAMES WELDON JOHNSON MEMORIAL COLLECTION OF NEGRO ARTS AND LETTERS by Arna Bontemps
February 19, 2013
Thursday, 14 February 2013 at 4:30 PMA Reading from Thrall by US Poet Laureate Natasha Tretheweyat Beinecke Library, 121 Wall Street, New Haven, CT
January 31, 2013
The Enslavement of African Americans and Native Americans in California, by Bartlett Giamatti Fellow Jean Pfaelzer
January 31, 2013
Congratulations to the many scholars conducting new research in the James Weldon Johnson Memorial Collection of African American Arts and Letters and the Yale Collection of American Literature in 2012. Information about some of this year's most exciting projects can be found at the following links. Carl Van Vechten and the Harlem Renaissance: A Portrait in Black and White by Emily Bernard http://beineckejwj.library.yale.edu/2012/03/26/cvv-bernard/
December 24, 2012
Kirsten MacLeod, “The ‘Librarian’s Dream-Prince’: Carl Van Vechten and America’s Modernist Cultural Archives Industry,” Information & Culture: A Journal of History, Volume 46, Number 4, 2011.
November 18, 2012

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