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Robert Bone papers, 1975-2009

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1611
Bib ID 9361998 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bone, Robert
Title Robert Bone papers, 1975-2009
Physical Description 3 linear feet (3 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Material is arranged into one series.

Description

Summary

The collection is primarily made up of notes for lectures that he gave and classes that he taught, drafts of essays and books he was working on, some books and literary journals, and some correspondence.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Robert Bone Papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers procesed lt 2013.

Revision Description

2015-01-20 xml document instance created by Adrien Hilton

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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"ArchivedGRID"
African Americans in literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bone, Robert Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Bone was a scholar of African-American literature and a professor of English at Columbia University from 1965-1990. He received his master's degree in American Studies and his doctorate from Yale University. He coined the term "Black Chicago Renaissance" and was the author of The Negro Novel in America, and Down Home: A History of Afro-American Short Fiction from its Beginnings to the End of the Harlem Renaissance.