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African-American and African Pamphlet Collection

Abstract

Title:
African-American and African Pamphlet Collection
Author/Creator:
African-American and African Pamphlet Collection
Collection number:
N/A
Size:
651 items
Bulk dates:
1960s-1970s
Inclusive dates:
1905-1979
Collection Area:
Literature and Rare Books
Repository:
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email: askhornbake@umd.edu
Abstract:

The African-American and African Pamphlet Collection consists of 20th century materials on African, African-American, and Caribbean culture and literature. The collection spans the years 1905-1979, although the majority of the pamphlets date from the 1960s and 1970s. The pamphlets are in English, French, and a variety of African languages, such as Swahili, Tsonga, Tswana and Xhosa. Some of the unique publications include a transcript of a 1931 worker's trial by the U. S. Communist Party on a race-related incident, 1970s university studies on integration, and texts of speeches given by American radical leaders and leaders of African countries. The collection was formerly known as the Black Studies Pamphlet Collection and was housed in the McKeldin Library Reference Department. Due to the archival nature of the collection, it was transferred to Special Collections. The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Important Information for Users of the Collection

Restrictions:

This collection is open for research.

Preferred citation:

African-American and African Pamphlet Collection, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/11241
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.

Status:

This collection is PROCESSED.A full finding aid is available.