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During his fifty-one year tenure with the Library of Congress, Daniel Murray, black bibliographer and historian, carried out exhaustive research into the varied achievements of the black population. This work was later to form the foundation for the Library's "Colored Author Collection."
Within this microfilm edition of his papers, researchers into black studies will find primary material under such headings as Lynchings, Ethiopic Literature, and Women's Nature, as well as biographical information on many black authors, leaders, composers, and artists.
Microfilm 27 reels with printed guide
Guide: The Papers of Daniel Murray: Guide to a Microfilm Edition
Edited by Jane Wolff and Eleanor McKay
1977 16pp. 225x152mm paperbound
ISBN 0 87020 167 0
“These testimonies take the historical stories out of the realm of history and place them in the realm of the human.”
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