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Collection Details


Collection Name: Robert Penn Warren Civil Rights Oral History
Repository Name: University of Kentucky, Lexington. King Library. Special Collections. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Lexington, Kentucky, United States
URL: http://kdl.kyvl.org/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=oralhist&tpl=kukohrpw.tpl
Material Formats: [4 documents with text]
Dates Spanned: 1964-
Description: These interviews were conducted by Kentucky native, author, and first poet laureate of the United States, Robert Penn Warren in 1964 as research for his book Who Speaks for the Negro? (New York, Random House, 1965). The taped interviews were discovered while his papers, also located at the University of Kentucky Libraries Special Collections and Archives, were being processed.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 48
Interviews: [4 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Human Rights; Politics
ASP Subjects: Authors; Civil rights; Civil rights movements--Kentucky; Civil rights movements--United States; Kentucky; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0000388