Title:Lawrence Gellert papers, [ca.1932-1979]
Creator/Contributor:Gellert, Lawrence, 1898-1979, creator
Creator/Contributor:Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
Include one letter from James Weldon Johnson, n.d.; one letter from John Howard Lawson, n.d. two letters from W.C. Handy,
l932-1933; three letters from Langston Hughes, l932-1934, re Hughes' introduction to Gellert's first collection of Negro protest
songs, and Hughes's role in preparing the Russian edition. Also included: draft of Hughes's preface.
Subject:Hughes, Langston -- 1902-1967
Johnson, James Weldon -- 1871-1938
Lawson, John Howard -- 1894-1977
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher) -- 1873-1958
African Americans -- Songs and music
Photocopy of Russian edition of the songs removed for separate cataloging.
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of The Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 1981.087--PIC)
BANC MSS 81/99 z