Tavia Nyong’o’s Race, Sex, and Gender in Downtown New York City

January 28, 2016

By Melissa Barton

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

From class session at Beinecke Library on January 28, 2016:

Langston Hughes, correspondence with Oscar Brown, Jr., Langston Hughes Papers, JWJ MSS 26, Box 36

Langston Hughes, manuscripts of Ask Your Mama, Langston Hughes Papers, JWJ MSS 26, Boxes 271-272

Langston Hughes, Ask Your Mama: 12 Moods for Jazz, first edition, JWJ Zan H874 961A

Richard Bruce Nugent, illustrations. Richard Bruce Nugent Papers. JWJ MSS 92 Box 51.

Richard Bruce Nugent, illustrations. In Johnson, Charles S., ed., Ebony and Topaz: a collectanea. JWJ Zan J631 +927e Copy 1.

Richard Bruce Nugent, “Smoke Lilies, and Jade.” In Fire!! Devoted to the Younger Negro Artists. Edited by Wallace Thurman. Wallace Thurman Collection, JWJ MSS 12, Box 1, Folder 17.

Ralph Ellison, Richard Wright’s Blues, with manuscript note signed by Langston Hughes, JWJ Zan EL59 945r Copy 1

James Baldwin, manuscripts of Crying Holy (early draft of Go Tell It on the Mountain), James Baldwin Early Manuscripts and Papers, JWJ MSS 21, Box 1

James Baldwin, Correspondence with Mary Painter, Walter O. Evans Collection of James Baldwin, JWJ MSS 107

Pressbooks for Richard Pryor motion pictures, 1978 to 1982. 2014 Folio 492

The Richard Pryor Show script JWJ Zan P9567 +977R

Richard Pryor Collection (includes screenplays and photographs) (new acquisition: accession #: 2016.jwj.0003)