2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Ellison, Ralph. Ralph Ellison papers.

  1. Ralph Ellison personal library and ephemera, 1937-2010

    Approximate number of items: 1,762. -- Rare Book and Special Collections Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    The Collections consists of books owned by Ellison as well as journals and ephemera. The Library of Ralph Ellison Collection includes bibliographic description of books from Ralph Ellison's rooms as well as information about those book that are not displayed in the rooms. The rooms are marked as A and B in the bibliographic description. Roman numerals denote bookcase number and Arabic - shelf number (i.e., A/VII/2 would be: Room A; Bookcase VII; Shelf 2).

  2. Visual materials from the Ralph Ellison papers

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


    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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