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African Americans--Study and teaching

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Cyrus Colter (1910-2002) Papers

 Collection
Identifier: 11/3/1/2
Abstract This series fills five archival boxes and 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 was born January 8, 1937 at Cook County Hospital in Chicago to Adelaide Green Forrest (1920-1964) and Leon Forrest, Sr. (1918-1971). Forrest served as chairman of the Northwestern 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 first four novels.