Cabral, Olga (1909-1997)
The Olga Cabral collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and audio.

Manuscripts by Cabral in the collection include ten workbooks containing notes and poems, dating from 1967 to 1975; several worksheets for poems, labeled San Francisco, 1974; a notebook with notes labeled “Caribbean Gothic”; a notebook with drafts of two poems; and additional notebooks, notes, and ideas for stories and poems (1989-1990s); early poems and juvenilia; drafts of her book So Proudly She Sailed (Houghton, 1981); and material regarding the Holocaust Anthology Project.  Also present are drafts of several poems by Walter Lowenfels.

Correspondence in the collection includes almost two hundred letters from various individuals, dating from 1968 to 1987.  Notable correspondence include John Beecher, Earl Conrad, Marguerite Harris, Leslie Woolf Hedley, Barbara Adams Holland, Colette Inez, Hans Juergensen, Aaron Kramer, Walter Lowenfels, D. H. Melham, Margaret Randall, Ruth Lisa Schechter, Yuri Suhl, and C. William Truesdale.  Also present are ten letters regarding the Committee for the Revitalization of the Poetry Society of America (1972), and letters regarding the Aaron Kurtz archive.

Printed material in the collection includes items regarding John Beecher, including a reprint of an interview; reprints of articles about Beecher; a signed mimeograph copy of “Their Blood Cries Out,” an address Beecher gave at a rally for the victims of the Birmingham bombing (1963); and other items.  Also present are some reviews of Cabral’s books.

Audio recordings in the collection include a cassette of readings from Cabral’s book The Green Dream (1990) and a tape from the Library of Congress.

Notable Figures
1. Cabral, Olga
Associated Subjects
1. Women's Studies Collections -- Poetry Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide
3. Children's Literature Subject Guide
4. Poetry Subject Guide
5. Trinidad and Tobago literature – 20th century
6. Women authors
7. Children's literature, 20th century
8. Art galleries, Commercial.
9. Trinidad and Tobago literature – Women authors
10. Authors, Trinidadian.