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Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967


Found in 11 Records:

Langston Hughes: art and literature of necessity; typescript

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P374

The First Annual Langston Hughes Lecture delivered by Arthur D. Drayton, Langston Hughes Visiting Professor, Fall Semester 1978 at the University of Kansas. The lecture discusses Hughes' life and works.

Dates: Fall semester 1978

Langston Hughes literary ephemera

Call Number: RH MS P789

This collection of literary ephemera by author and poet Langston Hughes consists of a program and a translation by Hughes.

Dates: 1963

Langston Hughes literary works collection

Call Number: RH MS 1023

The Langston Hughes literary works collection contains a variety of typescripts, proofs, and publications of Hughes' writings acquired from various sources.

Dates: 1926-1967

Langston Hughes National Poetry Project papers

Call Number: RH MS 1403
Overview This collection of records is from the Langston Hughes National Poetry Project, organized by Doctors Maryemma Graham and Doretha Williams of the University of Kansas' Department of English, Dr. Graham also creating and founding the History of Black Writing Project under which this grant-funded project took place. The Langston Hughes National Poetry Project recruited a variety of institutions, organizations, and individuals to become a part of a national effort to extend the legacy of...
Dates: November 1, 2002-December 5, 2005

Langston Hughes papers

Call Number: RH MS 127

The Langston Hughes papers consist of a range of items chiefly pertinent to his career as a poet and playwright.

Dates: 1931 - 1967

Langston Hughes photograph

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH PH P2790

An undated photograph of Langston Hughes inscribed β€œTo Susan Powell, Sincerely – Langston Hughes.” Acquired from Southwestern Michigan, likely that it was signed by Hughes in 1945 when he delivered a lecture at the Kalamazoo Central High School Auditorium.

Dates: estimated 1945

Langston Hughes play scripts

Call Number: RH MS 1554

This collection consists of six play scripts written by or about Langston Hughes, sometimes with other authors. All scripts have been autographed by Hughes.

Dates: 1937 - 1958

Lecture, "Langston Hughes and the River Between (the Making of a Poet)"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P662

A lecture by Joel A. Adedeji, presented April 9th, 1991 at the University of Kansas as the 1991 Annual Langston Hughes lecture. The lecture was entitled "Langston Hughes and the River Between (the Making of a Poet)."

Dates: 1991

Personal papers of Robert E. Hemenway

Call Number: PP 487

Robert "Bob" Hemenway was the sixteenth Chancellor at the University of Kansas. Materials in his collection include administrative documents from his time at KU and from previous posts at the University of Kentucky, the University of Wyoming, and the University of Oklahoma; his literary biography of Zora Neale Hurston; and his dissertation on Charles Brockden Brown, amongst other materials related to Hemenway's career.

Dates: 1906 - 2008

The hand loved best of all.

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS G64

The hand loved best of all: Cantata for tenor solo, chorus, small orchestra (or piano) / Text [by] Langston Hughes ; music [by] Irving Mopper.

Dates: 1959?

Typescript, "The Poetry of Langston Hughes"

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH MS P201

Typescript of "The poetry of Langston Hughes," written by Sondra Updike Alden, from 1957.

Dates: 1957

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African American poets 2
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