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A Research Guide to Black Librarianship at the Schomburg Center: Biographies of Black Librarians

Jean Blackwell Hutson Research and Reference Division

The Schomburg Center Research & Reference Division has extensively collected biographies, autobiographies, and memoirs by and about Black librarians.

To explore this area further search the catalog and try these subject headings:

African American librarians -- Biography.

African American librarians.

Minorities in library science.

Also explore the Schomburg Center Clipping Files

Biographies of Pioneering Black Librarians

Newspaper Articles

You can also search for articles about these librarians in the African American historical newspaper databases: ProQuest Historical African American Newspapers and African American Newspapers, 1827-1998 (Readex).

New York Amsterdam News (1938-1941), City edition; New York, N.Y. [New York, N.Y]. 24 Sep 1938: 1.

New Journal and Guide, Norfolk, Va. 03 Sep 1966: A15.