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Horace Cayton papers

Repository: Chicago Public Library. Woodson Regional Library, Vivian G. Harsh Research Collection

Collection Description (Extant): Cayton was a prominent Black sociologist, co-author of Black Metropolis and director of Parkway Community House. Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, subject research files, published and unpublished manuscripts, memorabilia and oral history audio tapes, including interviews on the life of noted Black author Richard Wright. [Partially processed]

Collection URL: http://www.chipublib.org/cplbooksmovies/cplarchive/archivalcoll/index.php External Link

Date(s): 1880-1970

Existing IDs: 1983/03

Extent: 64 linear feet

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American educators
African Americans--Civil rights--Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)--Race relations
Parkway Community House
Sociologists
Wright, Richard, 1908-1960

Genres:

Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings

 

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