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Hortense J. Spillers papers (Ms.2019.013)

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: Hortense J. Spillers papers
Date range: 1966-1995
Creator: Hortense J. Spillers
Extent: 26.5 linear feet
(23 record center cartons, 2 file boxes, 2 5x8 notecard boxes, 2 file boxes, 2 half file boxes, 1 clamshell box, and 1 oversize folder)
Abstract: This collection contains the personal and professional papers of Hortense J. Spillers, American literary critic, Black feminist scholar, and the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in English at Vanderbilt University. The collection includes handwritten diaries, notebooks, and draft writings; personal and professional correspondence; and conference and teaching materials, dating from 1966 to 1995.
Language of materials: English.
Repository: John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Collection number: Ms.2019.013