10 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

  1. Hugh H. Smythe and Mabel M. Smythe papers, circa 1895-1997

    36,500 items. 105 containers plus 1 classified. 42 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Diplomats, educators, and scholars. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, photographs, reports, writings, subject files and other papers relating to the Smythes’ ambassadorships to Cameroon, Malta, and Syria and their work on African and African-American issues with a variety of organizations and educational institutions.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  2. Faith Berry papers, 1963-1984

    2,500 items. 16 containers plus 1 oversize. 8 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Author and editor. Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, speeches, writings, book reviews, reports, radio and television transcripts, research materials, press releases, clippings, printed materials, posters, photographs, and other papers pertaining to Berry's research on the life and literary career of poet Langston Hughes and to her work on behalf of civil rights and women.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  3. Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005

    74,800 items. 314 containers plus 25 oversize. 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are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), Shadow and Act (1964), and the second novel Ellison left unpublished at his death.

  4. 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.

  5. Noel Francis Parrish papers, 1894-1987

    29,500 items. 58 containers plus 1 oversize and 2 classified. 29.5 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Air force general and university professor. Correspondence, speeches and writings, academic and military files, family papers, photographs and slides, and other papers documenting Parrish's military and academic careers, including as commander of Tuskegee Army Air Field (Ala.) where he was responsible for training the Army Air Force's first African-American pilots during World War II.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

  6. 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.

  7. Fredric Wertham papers, 1818-1986

    82,200 items. 222 containers plus 2 oversize. 90 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Psychiatrist. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials pertaining primarily to Wertham's career in psychiatry.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

    Some or all content stored offsite.

  8. 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.

  9. Charles Mingus collection, 1925-2015

    approximately 15,000 items. 76 boxes. 35 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Charles Mingus was a jazz double bassist, band leader, and composer. A prolific recording artist and pioneer in double bass technique, Mingus composed works that often incorporated elements of hard bop and gospel music and featured collective improvisation. The collection includes manuscript and printed music by Mingus; writings; correspondence; business papers; clippings; programs; publicity materials; photographs of Mingus, his family, and colleagues, such as Eric Dolphy, Dannie Richmond, Max Roach, Oscar Pettiford, and Miles Davis; artwork and artifacts; and sound recordings.

  10. National Urban League records, 1900-1988

    616,000 items. 2,000 containers plus 2 oversize. 821 linear feet. 18 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights organization. Correspondence, minutes of meetings, speeches, reports, surveys, statistical data, financial and legal records, scrapbooks, printed material, and other records relating to the programs and policies of the league and its affiliates.

    Please note:

    Access restrictions apply.

    Some or all content stored offsite.