Toni Cade Bambara Posthumous Publications

6 boxes

This collection is stored at Firestone Library, Firestone Library and ReCAP.

This collection is stored partially onsite at Firestone Library and partially offsite (boxes 103-114; 122-226; 230-248; 265-275; 303) at the ReCAP facility. Boxes 1-11; 13-19; 22-29; 32-47; 50-56; 59-62; 64-66; 227-229; 280-291; 305-308; and 310-318 are stored in a special vault facilities in Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: Morrison, Toni. 1931-.

Dates: 1984-2002.

Extent: 6 boxes

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research. Toni Morrison's manuscript material, including drafts, typescripts, galleys, and proofs found in boxes 1-11; 13-19; 22-29; 32-47; 50-56; 59-62; and 64-66 are available only via digital access in the reading room. Material in boxes 280-291; 305-308; and 310-318 will also be available only via digital access in the reading room pending digitization. A small amount of material is temporarily restricted at the request of the collection creator or due to the presence of personally identifiable or other legally protected information.

Access Restrictions

Some of this material is stored off site. Please allow 24-48 hours for retrieval.


Drafts, proofs, and publication material relating to two works by Bambara edited and published posthumously by Morrison: Deep Sightings and Rescue Missions: Fiction, Essays, and Conversations (1996) and Those Bones Are Not My Child (working title: Ground Cover ) (1999).


This series is arranged alphabetically.

Preferred Citation

Toni Cade Bambara Posthumous Publications; 1984-2002; Toni Morrison Papers, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

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    Title Date Container
    Deep Sightings and Rescue Missions circa 1996 Box 116 Folder 1-5
    Those Bones are Not My Child 1984-2002 Explore Multiple Containers

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