Amiri Baraka letter to Wesley Hartley
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.
- August 16, 1995
- Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014 (Author, Person)
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Biography of Amiri Baraka
Amiri Baraka was born October 7, 1934 as Everett Leroi Jones and died January 9th, 2014, both in Newark, New Jersey. He was an African-American poet, playwright, political activist, and university professor.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchase, James Cummins Bookseller, 2011.
- Guide to the Amiri Baraka Collection
- Amiri Baraka letter to Wesley Hartley
- Finding aid prepared by lmb, 2016. Finding aid encoded by lmb, 2016. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2019.
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Amiri Baraka letter to Westley Hartley, MS P744, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas.