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Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University

Building a Legacy of Black History

Dorothy Porter Wesley at Howard University( )
Author: Sims-Wood, Janet
Foreword by: Battle, Thomas C.
Afterword by: Dodson, Howard
Series title:American Heritage Ser.
ISBN:978-1-62619-644-5
Publication Date:Sep 2014
Publisher:Arcadia Publishing
Imprint:History Press, The
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $19.99
Book Description:

When Dorothy Burnett joined the library staff at Howard University in 1928, she was given a mandate to administer a library of Negro life and history. The school purchased the Arthur B. Spingarn Collection in 1946, along with other collections, and Burnett, who would later become Dorothy Porter Wesley, helped create a world-class archive known as the Moorland-Spingarn Research Center and cemented her place as an immensely important figure in the preservation of African American...
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Book Details
Pages:144
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Black Studies (Global)
Education / Higher
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 x 0.31 Inches
Book Weight:0.7 Pounds



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