2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Visual materials from the Ralph Ellison papers.

  1. Visual materials from the Ralph Ellison papers

    ca. 23,600 items. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Ralph Ellison, African American author and educator, was also a photographer and collector of a wide range of visual materials and ephemera. This collection includes the images he created and collected over the course of 60 years, mostly of life in New York City. Numerous images show Ralph Ellison and his wife Fanny Ellison, as well as famed authors, artists, and civil rights activists, including Langston Hughes, Albert Murray, Ida Guggenheimer, Francis and Beatrice Steegmuller, among others. Formats include photographs, photograph albums, contact sheets, slides, prints, and other medias.

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  2. 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are Going to the Territory (1985), Invisible Man (1952), Shadow and Act (1964), and the second novel Ellison left unpublished at his death.