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Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014


Found in 2 Records:

Amiri Baraka letter to Wesley Hartley

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: MS P744

Typed letter signed to Wesley Hartley replying to his query as to the value of high school and college education to a writer. Together with original envelope and signed photocopied portrait.

Dates: August 16, 1995

"Dutchman" collection

Call Number:  MS P763

Collection of materials relating to the theatrical and film production of the play "Dutchman" by Amiri Baraka. These materials are from the papers of Shirley Knight, the Kansas-born actress who co-starred in both the LA Theatre production of the play and the film version directed by Anthony Harvey, both produced in the 1960s. This collection comprises photographs, a Playbill, a photocopied contract, and a script heavily annotated by Knight.

Dates: 1965 - 1967

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American drama -- African American authors 1
Race relations -- Drama 1