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African American Women Writers of the 19th Century: Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division

African American Women Writers of the 19th Century guide includes a digital collection of published works by 19th-century black women writers, biographies for each author, citations and much more

Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division

The Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division holds and provides access to books, serials, and microforms containing information by and about people of African descent throughout the world, concentrating on the humanities, social sciences, and the arts. Geographically, the collection emphasizes the Americas, the Caribbean, and Sub-Saharan Africa.

The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers

Portrait of abolitionist Sojourner Truth, sitting with yarn and knitting needles. Date Created, 1864

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Portrait of abolitionist Sojourner Truth, sitting with yarn and knitting needles" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1864. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/77fc47c0-b1fd-0131-0d5f-58d385a7b928

Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a bondswoman of olden time : with a history of her labors and correspondence drawn from her "Book of Life".The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black women Writers Series.

The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers Series

The Schomburg Library of Nineteenth-Century Black Women Writers, a 30-volume set featuring 45 titles, edited by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and published by the Oxford University Press in 1988 in collaboration with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. These remarkable volumes bring to light the voices of an important segment of the African American literary tradition with their offerings of rare works of fiction, poetry, autobiography, biography, essays, and journalism.


An autobiography : the story of the Lord's dealings with Mrs. Amanda Smith, the Colored evangelist / Amanda Smith ; with an introduction by Jualynne E. Dodson.

Behind the scenes, or, Thirty years a slave, and four years in the White House / Elizabeth Keckley ; with an introduction by James Olney.

Behind the scenes; [electronic resource] or, Thirty years a slave and four years in the White House / Elizabeth Keckley ; with an introduction by James Olney.

Clarence and Corinne, or, God's way / Mrs. A.E. Johnson ; with an introduction by Hortense J. Spillers.

Collected Black women's narratives / with an introduction by Anthony G. Barthelemy.

Collected Black women's poetry / edited by Joan R. Sherman.

The collected works of Effie Waller Smith / with an introduction by David Deskins.

The collected works of Olivia Ward Bush-Banks / compiled and edited by Bernice F. Guillaume.

The collected works of Phillis Wheatley / edited with an essay by John C. Shields.

Complete poems of Frances E.W. Harper / edited by Maryemma Graham.

Contending forces : a romance illustrative of negro life north and south / Pauline Hopkins ; with an introduction by Richard Yarborough.

Essays including biographies and miscellaneous pieces, in prose and poetry / Ann Plato ; with an introduction by Kenny J. Williams.

Four girls at Cottage City / Emma D. Kelley-Hawkins ; with an introduction by Deborah E. McDowell.

A hairdresser's experience in high life / Eliza Potter ; with an introduction by Sharon G. Dean.

The Hazeley family / Mrs. A.E. Johnson ; with an introduction by Barbara Christian.

Homespun heroines and other women of distinction / Hallie Q. Brown ; with an introduction by Randall K. Burkett.

The house of bondage, or, Charlotte Brooks and other slaves / Octavia V. Rogers Albert ; with an introduction by Frances Smith Foster.

Incidents in the life of a slave girl / Harriet Jacobs ; with an introduction by Valerie Smith.

Iola Leroy, or, Shadows uplifted / Frances E.W. Harper ; with an introduction by Frances Smith Foster.

The journals of Charlotte Forten Grimké / edited by Brenda Stevenson.

The magazine novels of Pauline Hopkins / with an introduction by Hazel V. Carby.

Megda / Emma Dunham Kelley ; with an introduction by Molly Hite.

Narrative of Sojourner Truth, a bondswoman of olden time : with a history of her labors and correspondence drawn from her "Book of Life" / with an introduction by Jeffrey C. Stewart.

The pen is ours : a listing of writings by and about African-American women before 1910 ; with secondary bibliography to the present / compiled by Jean Fagan Yellin and Cynthia D. Bond.

Selected works of Angelina Weld Grimké / edited by Carolivia Herron.

Selected works of Ida B. Wells-Barnett / compiled with an introduction by Trudier Harris.

Short fiction by Black women, 1900-1920 / collected with an introduction by Elizabeth Ammons.

Silvia Dubois : a biografy of the slav who whipt her mistres and gand her fredom / C.W. Larison ; edited with a translation and introduction by Jared C. Lobdell.

Six women's slave narratives / with an introduction by William L. Andrews.

Spiritual narratives / with an introduction by Sue E. Houchins.

Two biographies by African-American women / with an introduction by William L. Andrews.

A voice from the South / Anna Julia Cooper ; with an introduction by Mary Helen Washington.

Wonderful adventures of Mrs. Seacole in many lands / Mary Seacole ; with an introduction by William L. Andrews.

The work of the Afro-American woman / Mrs. N.F. Mossell ; with an introduction by Joanne Braxton.

The works of Alice Dunbar-Nelson / edited by Gloria T. Hull.

The works of Katherine Davis Chapman Tillman / edited by Claudia Tate.

 

 

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