The Audre Lorde Papers


Title of collection or material

The Audre Lorde Papers

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Creation dates

ca. 1950-2002

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The collection includes Lorde’s books, correspondence, poetry, prose, periodical contributions, manuscripts, diaries, journals, video and audio recordings, and a host of biographical and miscellaneous material. The collection chronicles the life of Audre Lorde from her early development as a poet through her public and professional career as a published author and activist. The collection is broad in historical and cultural scope and reflects Lorde’s involvement in national and international social and political movements.
The collection contains seven series: correspondence, writings, publications, books, audio/visual, photographic materials, and ephemera, bulk dates: 1950-2002. (Description from the Finding Aid)



40 linear feet


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