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MSS 011 Marcus Christian Collection

MARCUS CHRISTIAN COLLECTION

(Mss 11)

INVENTORY

Earl K. Long Library

University of New Orleans

September 1997

 

Summary

Size:

Approximately 146 linear feet.

Geographic Locations:

New Orleans, Louisiana and the American South.

Inclusive Dates:

1724 to 1976.

Bulk Dates:

1928 to 1976.

 

Summary:

These papers of Marcus Bruce Christian (1900-1976), a businessman, a writer and poet, teacher, and head of the “Colored Project” of the Louisiana Federal Writers’ Project (FWP), include personal papers, historical and literary writings, and data compiled by the FWP pertaining to the black experience in America.

Related Collections:

Marcus Christian Collection, Addendum 1 (Mss 249)

Source:

Gift, 1978.

Access:

No Restrictions.

Copyright:

Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.

Citation:

Marcus Christian Collection (MSS 11), Louisiana and Special Collections Department, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans