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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.). Department of African American Studies

 Organization

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Gwendolen M. Carter, (1906-1990) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 35/10
Abstract The Gwendolen M. Carter Papers chronicle Carter's career as a political scientist and Africanist from the 1930's through the 1970's (a small amount of earlier material is also included.) The bulk of the collection dates from approximately 1960 through approximately 1975. Carter's South African research interests and her activities as director of Northwestern University's Program of African Studies are especially well documented. The collection is divided into eight sections: Personal Papers;...

Cyrus Colter (1910-2002) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/1/2
Abstract The papers of Cyrus Colter (writer and educator; member the faculty of Northwestern University's Department of African-American Studies) spans the years 1935 to 1995. It consists of biographical material, correspondence, speeches, and publications. The bulk of the collection consists of drafts of Colter's publications, especially his two last novels, A Chocolate Soldier and City of Lights.

William H. Exum (1942-1986) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/1/1
Abstract The William H. Exum Papers fill three and one-half boxes and are arranged in five subseries: biographical material, education files, correspondence, teaching files and publications files. Materials span the years 1964-1985.

Leon Forrest (1937-1997) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/1/3
Abstract Leon Richard Forrest served as chairman of Northwestern University's African American Studies department from 1985 to 1994, and also held a professorship in the English department. The Leon Forrest Papers consist of 8 boxes spanning the years 1954 to 1998. The bulk of the papers consist of manuscripts and proofs of his novels.