||The Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers consist of the literary, professional, and personal papers of Alice Dunbar-Nelson. The papers
include an extensive collection of her incoming correspondence. Of particular note is her correspondence (1895-1904) with
Paul Laurence Dunbar, which also includes her letters to Dunbar. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson Papers also include a comprehensive
collection of manuscripts of her writing, including novels, stories, poetry, drama, and essays. Dunbar-Nelson maintained a
daily diary for most of her adult life and the extent portions of her diaries are present in her papers. The Alice Dunbar-Nelson
papers also include significant collections of family papers, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, ephemera, and memorabilia.