Collection Name: Countee Cullen memorial collection
Collection Dates: late 19th century-1966
Repository Name: Atlanta University Center, Inc., Arnett Library, Atlanta GA
NUCMC Number: MS 67-1160
Extent: ca. 1300 items
Description: Correspondence, literary MSS., poems, articles, notes, post cards, proofs, and other papers, chiefly collected by Harold Jackman. Persons represented include Samuel Howard Archer, president of Morehouse College, James Baldwin, Richmond Barthé, sculptor, Arna Bontemps, Gwendolyn Brooks, Countee Cullen, Owen Dodson, Angelina Grimke, William Christopher Handy, composer, Langston Hughes, Georgia Douglas Johnson, Claude McKay, Eslanda Goode Robeson, Paul Robeson, actor, Charles Sebree, Era Bell Thompson, Leigh Whipper, and Clarence Cameron White, composer. Described in An annotated bibliography of the dated manuscripts in the Countee Cullen collection in the Trevor Arnett Library of Atlanta University by Lola B. Evans, an Atlanta University thesis, 1959, and in The Countee Cullen memorial collection at Atlanta University by Wallace Van Jackson, published in Crisis, May, 1947, p. 140-142. Gifts, since 1942.

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