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Maya Angelou Papers Acquired

Oct 27, 2010

By FELICIA R. LEE (Source: New York Times, October 26, 2010, <http://www.nytimes.com/2010/10/27/arts/design/27archive.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss>)


[A] total of 343 boxes containing her personal papers and documents - have been acquired by the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The trove has notes for Ms. Angelou's autobiography, "I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings"; a 1982 telegram from Coretta Scott King asking her to join a celebration at the King Center; fan mail; and personal and professional correspondence with Gordon Parks, Chester Himes, Abbey Lincoln and her longtime editor, Robert Loomis.