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Langston Hughes correspondence and related materials, 1939 - 1967

 Series — Box: 1, Folder: 1-64

Scope and Contents

Letters, postcards, cards and notes from Langston Hughes to Margaret Bonds. Also includes some letters to Bonds family members; publishing contracts; ephemera; printed materials regarding Hughes' death and funeral.


  • 1939 - 1967

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From the Collection: 7.5 Linear Feet (18 boxes and 1 folder)

Language of Materials



Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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