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Gwendolyn Brooks photograph collection [graphic].
BANC PIC 1999-2008--NEG (strip) misc. box 3; BANC PIC 1978 - 2008--NEG misc. box 1; BANC PIC 2001.201--PIC; BANC PIC 2001.201--OBJ; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

Gwendolyn Brooks photograph collection

Creator/Contributor:

Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000, creator

Abstract:

Includes portraits and snapshots of Brooks; her parents Keziah Wims Brooks and David Anderson Brooks; her husband Henry Blakely and his family; and her children Henry Blakely Jr. and Nora Blakely. Also contains snapshots of her family and friends in Chicago as well as of contemporary African American poets, including Dudley Randall, Woodie King Jr. and Don L. Lee (later known as Haki R. Madhubuti). Henry Blakely Jr's baby shoes are also included (in OBJ box).

Date:

ca. 1910-ca. 1982 (issued)

Subject:

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Brooks, Gwendolyn -- 1917-2000 -- Pictorial works
Brooks, Keziah Wims -- Pictorial works
David Anderson Brooks -- Pictorial works
Blakely, Henry -- Pictorial works
Blakely, Nora -- Pictorial works
Randall, Dudley -- 1914-2000 -- Pictorial works
Madhubuti, Haki R -- 1942- -- Pictorial works
Jr -- King, Woodie -- 1937- -- Pictorial works
African American poets -- 20th century -- Pictorial works
Poets -- 20th century -- Portraits

Note:

Collected by Gwendolyn Brooks.
Title devised by cataloger.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Purchase; 2001.
Folder list available in library.
Transferred from the Gwendolyn Brooks papers (BANC MSS 2001/83 z).
Transferred from the Gwendolyn Brooks papers (BANC MSS 2001/83 z).

Type:

graphic

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
1 box (ca. 270 photographic prints), 3 oversize folders (3 photographic prints, 1 painting and 4 drawings), 1 object box (1 pair baby shoes) and 43 negatives.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1999-2008--NEG (strip) misc. box 3
BANC PIC 1978 - 2008--NEG misc. box 1
BANC PIC 2001.201--PIC
BANC PIC 2001.201--OBJ
BANC PIC 2001.201
BANC PIC 2001.201

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Gwendolyn Brooks papers : Brooks, Gwendolyn, : 1917-2000