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Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)--Faculty

 Organization

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

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.

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.