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Author Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.

Title Langston Hughes papers [electronic resource].


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Description 1 online resource.
Biography Langston Hughes (1902-1967), poet, columnist, and novelist.
Summary The Langston Hughes Papers contain letters, manuscripts, personal items, photographs, clippings, artworks, and objects that document the life of the well-known African-American poet. Currently, only a portion of these papers are available online.
The career of James Langston Hughes (1902-1967), a central figure during the Harlem Renaissance, spanned five decades. He wrote poetry, short stories, plays, newspaper columns, children's books, and pictorial histories. He also edited several volumes of prose and fiction by African-American and African writers. Through his writing and through his extensive travels and lecture tours he came into direct contact with an amazing array of writers, artists, activists, and performers of the twentieth century. The Langston Hughes Papers span the years 1862-1980. A view of the life and work of the poet and American literary icon as seen through personal snapshots, pages of manuscripts, printed items, sheet music, and ephemera documenting his wide travels and public appearances.
Finding Aids Finding aid available.
Form Portions available on microfilm from Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject Bontemps, Arna Wendell, 1902-1973.
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000.
Dodson, Owen, 1914-1983.
Fauset, Jessie Redmon.
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967.
Hurston, Zora Neale.
Meyerowitz, Jan, 1913-1998.
Peterson, Dorothy.
Spingarn, Amy.
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964.
Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
Karamu House.
World Festival of Negro Arts.
African American authors -- 20th century -- Archives.
American literature -- 20th century.
Dramatists -- 20th century -- Archives.
Harlem Renaissance -- Archives.
Lyricists -- 20th century -- Archives.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Archives.
Genre/Form Diaries.
Photograph albums.
Photographic prints.
Studio portraits.
Occupation Authors.

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