African American Collections -- Poetry Subject Guide
Nikki Giovanni (1943-). A large collection of manuscripts, correspondence, printed items, and other material, comprehensively documenting the long career of one of America’s greatest African-American poets.
Langston Hughes (1902-1967). Manuscripts and other material from the legendary poet and author of the Harlem Renaissance.
Ted Joans (1928-2003). Manuscripts for several poems, includes audio recordings of Joans reading his work, from the avant-garde African-American poet and artist.
Bob Kaufman (1925-1986). Manuscripts, printed items, and several audio recordings of readings from this significant member of the Beat Generation.
Carl Phillips (1959- ). Manuscripts, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, audio and video recordings, and other items from the acclaimed African-American poet, author, and educator.
Sonia Sanchez (1934-) Photographs and published writings from the legendary and influential African-American poet.
Afaa Michael Weaver (1951-). An extensive collection of manuscripts, notebooks, correspondence, printed material, photographs, professional material, and other material from the acclaimed African-American poet, writer, and educator. Partially restricted.