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Baraka, Imamu Amiri, 1934-2014


Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

American and English poetry readings fliers, posters, and cards

Identifier: MSS 0878

This collection of American and English poetry readings fliers, posters, and cards comprises promotional ephemera documenting live poetry events in America and England. The collection contains posters, fliers, postcards, calendars, newsletters, programs and other printed and hand-drawn ephemera documenting the activities of poets, live performance venues, and literary networks largely associated with the California and New York experimental poetry scenes.

Dates: 1951-2011; Majority of material found within 1965-1998

Amiri Baraka papers

Identifier: MSS 0699

Amiri Baraka (1934-2014), known early in his career as LeRoi Jones, was a widely published African American writer who produced poetry, drama, fiction, essays, and music criticism. Much of Baraka’s work addressed the subjects of Black liberation and white racism. The Amiri Baraka papers comprise the author’s writings, sketchbooks, and artwork, as well as correspondence and ephemera related to his involvement in theatrical and film productions.

Dates: circa 1965-2006

Collection of poems by Imamu Amiri Baraka

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0707

Two typescripts and one autographed manuscript of poems written by Imamu Amiri Baraka, titled I Love Music, Am/Trak, and The Last Revolution.

Dates: 1977

Larry Eigner letters and poems

Identifier: MSS 0099-F0824

One typed card, one typed letter, and fifteen typed poems written by American poet Larry Eigner.

Dates: 1960-1978; Majority of material found within 1973-1976

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Manuscripts (documents) 3
Poets 3
Poets, American--20th century 3
African American authors--20th century 2
African American poets--20th century 2