6 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) American literature--African American authors.

  1. Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005

    74,800 items ; 314 containers plus 25 overisze ; 143 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American author and educator. General correspondence, organizational correspondence and reports, family papers, drafts, notes, and production files for novels, essays, poetry, short stories, reviews, and other writings, speeches, lectures, and interviews, reference file, and miscellany documenting Ellison's career and development as a writer. Among the many works represented are Going to...

  2. James A. Emanuel papers, 1922-2013

    4,875 items ; 15 containers plus 1 oversize ; 6.2 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Poet and educator. Appointment calendars, biographical material, correspondence, poems, interviews, material relating to poetry festivals and readings, anthologies and collections, subject files, teaching material, photographs, textbooks, and writings by others relating primarily to Emanuel's career.

  3. Stanley Edgar Hyman papers, 1932-1978

    14,000 items ; 47 containers ; 18.6 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Literary critic and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, journal, manuscripts of articles, book reviews, and books, research material, notes, reports, and other papers relating to Hyman's career as literary critic, book reviewer, and professor of language, literature, and the history of myth and ritual at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont. Of special interest are files pertaining to his...

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  4. Melvin Beaunorus Tolson papers, 1932-1975

    4,000 items ; 13 containers ; 5 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author; educator, and poet; mayor of Langston, Oklahoma, and poet laureate of Liberia. Correspondence, drafts of writings, speeches, research notes, and printed matter relating primarily to Tolson's literary career and reflecting the Harlem Renaissance and other aspects of African-American art, literature, and culture.

  5. Virginia Hamilton papers, 1938-2003

    900 items ; 47 containers ; 18.8 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    African-American children's author. Correspondence, drafts, proofs, research material, publicity, and reviews pertaining to the production of Hamilton's books.

  6. Herbert Hill papers, 1869-2004

    87,500 items ; 250 containers plus 1 oversize ; 100 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights activist, educator, author, and NAACP labor secretary. Correspondence, legal case files, articles, draft books, speeches, news clippings, trade union records, governmental records, writings, speeches, photographs, printed matter, and other material relating to Hill's labor, social, and civil rights activism; writing and editing; and his academic career.