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Leonard Slade papers

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Leonard Slade papers, 1953-[ongoing] | University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library

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Collection Overview

Title: Leonard Slade papers, 1953-[ongoing]Add to your cart.

ID: 01/01/MSS00067

Primary Creator: Slade, Leonard A.

Extent: 25.0 Cubic Feet

Arrangement: Arranged by type of material.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Born in 1942, Slade received his Ph.D. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1972. Leonard Slade is a distinguished professor of English at Kentucky State University (1965-1988) and State University of New York at Albany (1988-present). In addition to academic activities, which include various administrative responsibilities, he has also published several volumes of poetry and won numerous awards for writing and teaching. The Slade collection includes books, clippings, correspondence, documents, manuscripts, photographs, and some miscellaneous items.

Biographical Note

Born March 13, 1942, Leonard A. Slade, Jr. is tenured professor and past chair of the department of Africana studies at the State University of New York in Albany, where he lives with his wife Roberta and daughter. He received his bachelor's degree in English from North Carolina's Elizabeth City State University, his master's degree in English from Virginia State University, and his Ph.D. in English from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He taught at Kentucky State University, where he was also Chair of the Division of Literature, Languages, and Philosophy, and Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. In addition to being widely published in magazines and journals, he has published 15 books, including 10 books of poetry: Another Black Voice: A Different Drummer, The Beauty of Blackness, I Fly Like a Bird, The Whipping Song, Vintage, Fire Burning, Pure Light, Neglecting the Flowers, Lilacs in Spring, and Elizabeth and Other Poems. Symbolism in Herman Melville's Moby Dick: From the Satanic to the Divine is his second book of literary criticism.

Administrative Information

Repository: University of Illinois Rare Book & Manuscript Library

Access Restrictions: Open to researchers.

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Box and Folder Listing


Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1970-1999],
[Series 2: Manuscripts, 1979-1995],
[Series 3: Books and Serials, 1974-1999],
[Series 4: Documents, 1979-1996],
[Series 5: Newspaper Clippings, 1953-1999],
[Series 6: Photographs, 1956-1998],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous, 1959-1999],
[Series OS: Oversize materials],
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Series 2: Manuscripts, 1979-1995Add to your cart.
Item 1: A posthumous tribute from Slade, Leonard A. Jr. to Ridley, Dr. Walter NathanialAdd to your cart.
Typescript
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-001. A Letter to President Walter Nathaniel Ridley.  Inventory Number: 1-40.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 10 piece(s).
Item 2: Poem by Slade, Leonard A. Jr.Add to your cart.
Typescript
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-002. Room For Hope.  Inventory Number: 10-5.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 1 piece(s).
Item 3: Comments regarding the television production of James Baldwin's Go Tell It On The Mountain, 1979/06/22Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr. Affiliation: Kentucky State University, English Department.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-003. Comments Regarding the Television ProductionÂ….  Inventory Number: 5-28.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 2 piece(s).
Item 4: Poem about Barksdale, Richard by Slade, Leonard A. Jr., 1993/10/29Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr. Affiliation: SUNY at Albany.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-004. Richard Barksdale.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 1 piece(s).
Item 5: Biographical information of Ridley, Dr. Walter Nathanial [for obituary?], [1996?]Add to your cart.
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Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-005. Dr. Walter Nathanial Ridley.  Inventory Number: Box 2. Notes: Dr. Ridley 1910-1996.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 2 piece(s).
Item 6: Fire Burning, manuscript of poetry, short story, play, 1995Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-006. Fire Burning.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 65 piece(s).
Item 7: Neglecting the Flowers, manuscript for book of poems, 1997Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-007. Neglecting the Flowers.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 66 piece(s).
Item 8: Various poems including some duplicates, 1992, 1994, 1995Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-008. Inventory Number: Box 2. Notes: originally housed in "Freshman Labs" folder.
Physical Description: item(s). 54 piece(s).
Item 9: Final draft of Fire Burning, manuscript for book of poetry, short story, play, 1995/06/23Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-009. Fire Burning--Final Draft.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 63 piece(s).
Item 10: Fire Burning, annotated draft of manuscriptAdd to your cart.
Manuscript, Typescript
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-010. Fire Burning.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 61 piece(s).
Item 11: Vintage, manuscripts of poemsAdd to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-011. Vintage New and Selected Poems.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 36 piece(s).
Item 12: Vintage and Jazz After Dinner, manuscripts of poemsAdd to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-012. Vintage and Jazz After Dinner.  Inventory Number: Box 2.
Physical Description: 2 item(s). 145 piece(s).
Item 13: Misc. poems, 1988, 1998?]Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-013.  Inventory Number: Box 2, 8-46, 11-24a2.
Physical Description: 8 piece(s).
Item 14: Tributes, speeches, introductions, presentations, eulogy, 1979-1998Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr. and McLendon, Ethel
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-014. Inventory Number: 11-1d encl1, 5-44, 5-55, 1-68, 3-27, 3-33,  3-38, 3-41, 3-44,3-57,  3-116, 3-117, 3-118, 3-19, 3-21, 3-26, 11-22c, 11-25a. Notes: some annotated, 1 item by McLendon, Ethel.
Physical Description: 18 item(s). 32 piece(s).
Item 15: Prognostications for the Year 2000, 1983Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-015. Inventory Number: 3-36. Notes: presented at the Frankfort Rotary Club, June 1983.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 2 piece(s).
Item 16: Poetry by Leonard Slade and Langston Hughes, presented 1983/11/20Add to your cart.
Typescript, Autograph letter, signed, Autograph note
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.and Hughes, Langston
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-016. Cincinnati.  Inventory Number: 3-74 to 3-98. Notes: 25th Anniversary Children's Choir Program "A Tribute to Langston Hughes" by Dr. Leonard Slade of Kentucky State University.
Physical Description: 36 piece(s).
Item 17: Annotated TS of speech given at Kentucky State University, 1983/07/09Add to your cart.
Typescript, annotated
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-017. Alumni Weekend Speech.  Inventory Number: 3-40, 3-70, 3-71, 3-72. Notes: 2 copies of speech entitled "Sweetness and Light at Kentucky State University", p6 of unidentified MS.
Physical Description: 3 item(s). 22 piece(s).
Item 18: Various prayers, and a tribute Baxter Melton, 1972, 1980, 1981,1982,1983,Add to your cart.
Typescript, Circular letter, Autograph note, Program
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-018. Prayers.  Inventory Number: 3-3 to 3-17. Notes: obituary clipping for Dr. Melton.
Physical Description: item(s). 17 piece(s).
Item 19: Vintage, manuscript of book of poemsAdd to your cart.
Typescript
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-019. Vintage New and Selected Poems.  Inventory Number: Box 1-1.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 53 piece(s).
Item 20: A Tribute to Dr. Walter N. Ridley, 1996/10/05Add to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-020. Inventory Number: Box 1-2.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 6 piece(s).
Item 21: Speech Before Parents at the University of Albany, 1997/07/10Add to your cart.
Typescript, Autograph note
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-021. Inventory Number: Box 1-3, 1-72, 1-73.
Physical Description: 2 item(s). 10 piece(s).
Item 22: Vintage, manuscript of book of poemsAdd to your cart.
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Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-022. Vintage.  Inventory Number: Box 1-4.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 65 piece(s).
Item 23: Annotated draft of Neglecting the Flowers, manuscript of book of poemsAdd to your cart.
Typescript
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-023. Len.  Inventory Number: Box 1-5.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 63 piece(s).
Item 24: Poems written by Slade, Leonard A. Jr. for the Lincoln event for the Rare Book and Special Collections Library at the University of Illinois, 1998Add to your cart.
Typescript, Manuscript
Creator: Slade, Leonard A. Jr.
Other Information: Folder/Title: MS1-024. 5 Lincoln Poems.  Inventory Number: 11-16a, 11-23h, 11-16b, 11-16c, 11-21c, 11-21d.
Physical Description: 5 item(s). 19 piece(s).

Browse by Series:

[Series 1: Correspondence, 1970-1999],
[Series 2: Manuscripts, 1979-1995],
[Series 3: Books and Serials, 1974-1999],
[Series 4: Documents, 1979-1996],
[Series 5: Newspaper Clippings, 1953-1999],
[Series 6: Photographs, 1956-1998],
[Series 7: Miscellaneous, 1959-1999],
[Series OS: Oversize materials],
[All]

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