Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile &

Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile &


    Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & New York Public Library s Schomburg Center for research in Black Culture, one of the leading collections in the fieldAt the center of the Harlem Renaissance, Schomburg was a generous friend of many of the writers, artists, performers, collectors, scholars, and political figures who made Harlem the capital of Black America A contributor to the major black journals of the period, he went on to head the Negro Collection at Fisk University and became curator of his own collection in the New York Public Library until his death in."/>
  • Paperback
  • 276 pages
  • Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & Collector
  • Elinor Des Verney Sinnette
  • English
  • 28 October 2019
  • 0814321577

10 thoughts on “Arthur Alfonso Schomburg: Black Bibliophile & Collector

  1. Kelly Kelly says:

    Although largely excluded from the classical Harlem Renaissance narrative, Arthur Schomburg managed to amass an extensive collection of books and other materials documenting the contributions of people of African descent He later donated the collection at a considerable loss to the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library now the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in the late 1920s In his lifetime, Schomburg often felt excluded by the black literati who helped the Although largely excluded from the classical Harlem Renaissance narrative, Arthur Schomburg managed to amass an extensive collection of books and other materials documenting the contributions of people of African descent He later donated the collection at a considerable loss to the 135th Street Branch of the New York Public Library now the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture in the late 1920s In his lifetime, Schomburg often felt excluded by the black literati who helped themselves to his impressive collection with little or no acknowledgment It is, therefore, our responsibility to ensure Schomburg receives all the respect he so desperately deserves as a collector, bibliophile, historian, scholar, benefactor and, most importantly, as an agent of civil rights


  2. Blair Daniels III Blair Daniels III says:

    very good read


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