Richard Barksdale Papers, 1929-92 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/7/45
Volume: 3.6 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Richard Kenneth Barksdale (1915-93) Professor of English (1971-85), Acting head of English Department (1975), and Associate Dean of the Graduate College (1975-93), including correspondence, lecture notes, speeches, syllabi and course materials, analytical essays, articles, publications, reports, minutes, and research related to African-American literature and fine and liberal arts issues (1970-90), Langston Hughes (1971-91), The Langston Hughes society (1981-84), biographical information (1939-90), an "Unlearning Racism" workshop, and related professional matters.