C. L. R. James papers


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C. L. R. James papers

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1933-2001 [Bulk Dates: 1948-1989]

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This collection is arranged in eight series: Series I: Correspondence, 1952-1990, Undated; Series II: Writings, 1948-1990, Undated; Series III: Johnson Forest Tendency through Facing Reality, 1943-1972, Undated; Series IV: Printed Material, 1933-1992, Undated; Series V: Teaching, circa 1970-1981; Series VI: Subject files, 1952-1992; Series VII: Photographs and Audio / Visual Material, 1940s-2001; Addition to the Papers, 2017.
Summary These papers contain correspondence; drafts, manuscripts and notes; transcripts of lectures and interviews; printed material; photographs; and audio and video tapes related to life and work of West Indian native C. L. R. (Cyril Lionel Robert) James-- an athlete, scholar, teacher, writer and political activist. From Columbia University Library Websites.



27 linear feet 48 boxes ( 20 document boxes, 24 record storage cartons, 4 oversized flat box).


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