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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jean Blackwell Hutson
RLIN number: NXCP88-A115
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Maryland; radical and black student politics, 1930s; positions with Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture: curator(1948-72), Chief Librarian from 1972; role of Schomburg Center in Harlem Renaissance; associations with Arthur Schomburg, Langston Hughes, Richard Wright, Ralph Ellison, Paul Robeson.
Extent: Transcript: 65 leaves, Tape: 2 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
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 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-
Speaker date of birth: 1914
Speaker occupation: Librarian
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Jones, Barbara
Organizations discussed: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American authors; African American librarians; African Americans and libraries; African Americans--Library resources; American literature; Libraries--New York (N.Y.); New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, NY; United States; Women librarians
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hutson, Jean Blackwell, 1914-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018964-14407