C-75c. Introduction to the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (6 hours) - Advance Reading List

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    Lapidus Center for the Historical Analysis of Transatlantic Slavery. www.lapiduscenter.org 

    Lapidus, Sidney. “Foreword: Reflections Upon Fifty Years of Book Collecting.” Liberty and the American Revolution: Selections from the Collection of Sid Lapidus, Class of 1959. Princeton University Library, 2009.

    Lord Cultural Resources. “Putting Collaboration into Action: White Paper on the State of Black Collections Conference.” 2015. This reading will be provided as a PDF to admitted students.

    Schomburg, Arturo Alfonso. “The Negro Digs Up His Past.” The New Negro. Edited by Alain Locke. New York: Albert and Charles Boni, 1925. pp 231–37.

    Schomburg Center’s Art & Artifacts Division LibGuides: Michael Cummings, Augusta Savage, and Getting Started: An Introduction to Researching Black Artists

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. www.schomburg.org 

    Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, ed. Unsung: Unheralded Narratives of American Slavery & Abolition. New York: Penguin, 2021. [In particular, read the foreword, introduction, table of contents, and your choice of 3+ items.]