Dodson, Owen Vincent, 1914-1983

Papers, 1930-1968

5 linear ft.

Author, poet, playwright, dramatist, educator. Includes manuscripts and reviews of Dodson's plays and novels, music scores, and programs from his publications and productions, as well as correspondence, play scripts, and poetry. Includes many photos of Lillian Evanti (Lillian Evans Tibbs), coloratura soprano from Washington, D.C.


Dorsey, Thomas (1812-1875) and William (1837-?)

Collection, 1850s-1900s

1 linear ft.

The Dorsey collection includes autographs, correspondence, photographs, newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, and engravings relating to Black Americana collected by two prominent Philadelphia Afro-Americans, Thomas Dorsey (1812-1875) and his son William Henry Dorsey (b.1837). Includes an engraving of Reverend Peter Williams by Patrick Reason.


Goins, Gregoria Fraser, 1883-1964

Papers, 1843-1962

13.5 linear ft.

Musician. The collection reflects Goins's interests in gardening, music, community affairs, religious philosophy, and her homeland, Santo Domingo. Of note are her autobiography; scrapbooks, genealogy, and photos documenting Goins's career and family history; and organizational material from the National Association of Negro Musicians, the Washington Music Teachers Association, the Treble Clef Club, and the Gregorian Studio of Music in Washington, DC, which she operated.


Gregory, Thomas Montgomery 1888-1971

Papers, 1811-1941

8.5 linear ft.

Soldier, educator, dramatist, and author. The collection consists of Gregory's papers relating to his activities with the Howard University Drama Department and the Howard Players, and it includes correspondence, manuscripts, documents, posters, photographs, scripts of plays, and scrapbooks. Correspondents include prominent figures in the American theater.

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