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Collection Overview

Creator:
Peters, Erskine
Collector:
Princeton University. Library. Special Collections
Title:
Erskine Peters Correspondence
Repository:
Manuscripts Division
Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/jw827b714
Dates:
1977-1997, bulk 1980/1989
Size:
2 boxes and 0.8 linear feet
Storage Note:

This collection is stored onsite at Firestone Library.

Language:
English

Abstract

Consists of approximately 170 letters received by American Afro-American studies professor Erskine Peters.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Description:

The collection consists of approximately 170 letters received by Peters. Included are letters from friends, fellow educators, authors, poets, playwrights, black activists, and prison inmates, such as Angela Davis, Carlos Baker, Wolfgang Binder, Frances Foster, Leon Chai, Doris Davenport, Jim Haynes, Adrienne Kennedy, Alice Walker, and Richard Yarborough.

Arrangement:

Arranged alphabetically.

Collection Creator Biography:

Erskine Peters was a professor of English and Afro-American Studies at the University of California at Berkeley and the University of Notre Dame.

Collection History

Acquisition:

Gift of Susie J. Stevens.

Archival Appraisal Information:

No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information:

Folder inventory added by Feng Zhu '2014 in 2012.

Access & Use

Access Restrictions:

The collection is open for research.

Conditions for Reproduction and Use:

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Credit this material:

Erskine Peters Correspondence; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

Permanent URL:
http://arks.princeton.edu/ark:/88435/jw827b714
Location:
Firestone Library
One Washington Road
Princeton, NJ 08544, USA
(609) 258-3184