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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Raoul Abdul
RLIN number: NXCP86-A
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Musical background; journalistic work in Cleveland; work as Langston Hughes' secretary, Harlem, l957-1967; Hughes' working methods, his attitudes toward black culture and artistic projects; work in the theater; Hughes' death.
Extent: Transcript: 65 leaves, Tape: 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Abdul, Raoul, 1929-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1929
Speaker occupation: Journalist; Secretary to Langston Hughes
Age at speaking: 46
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Lashley, Clifford
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American authors; African Americans--Social conditions; Journalists; Oral history; Secretaries
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abdul, Raoul, l929-; Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016770-12213