Alice Dunbar-Nelson papers


Creator: Dunbar-Nelson, Alice Moore, 1875-1935
Date(s): 1895-1942
Call Number: MSS 0113
Language: English
Abstract: 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.
Physical Description:
  • 7.8 linear feet (2568 items)
  • 120 volumes
Immediate Source of Acquisition: Purchase, 1984.
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