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Leonard Slade papers

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Biographical Note

Administrative Information

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Correspondence

Manuscripts

Books and Serials

Documents

Newspaper Clippings

Photographs

Miscellaneous

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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


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[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 7: Miscellaneous, 1959-1999Add to your cart.
Item 1: Episcopal Lay Leadership Directory, 1996Add to your cart.
Document
Date Inputted: 2/25/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-001. Inventory Number: 2-8.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 1 piece(s).
Item 2: Church Related Items, 1979-1997Add to your cart.
Program, Notes, Typescript, Clip Art
Date Inputted: 2/25/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-002. Inventory Number: 3-111, 3-47, 3-1, 1-12, 2v, 3-110, 3-105, 3-101, 3-103, 3-107, 3-108, 3-109, 3-99, 3-37, 4-125, 3-102, 3-2, 4-126.
Physical Description: 10 item(s). 44 piece(s).
Item 3: African American/Black Studies, 1979-1997Add to your cart.
Program, Typed letter, signed, Document, Serial
Date Inputted: 2/25/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-003. Inventory Number: 1-43, 1-55, 5-71, 1-70, 1-33, 5-34, 5-45, 4-38, 7-29, 1-61, 1-44.
Physical Description: 10 item(s). 11 piece(s).
Item 4: Visions, Ebony, Essence, 1995-1997Add to your cart.
Serial
Date Inputted: 2/25/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-004. Inventory Number: 1-39, 2-10, 2-9. Notes: Visions Fall 1996, Ebony April 1997, Essence July 1996, May 1995.
Physical Description: 4 item(s). 4 piece(s).
Item 5: Promotional Material, 1988-1998Add to your cart.
Flier, Press Release, Newsletter, Review, Program, Invitation, Announcement, Poster
Date Inputted: 2/25/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-005. Inventory Number: 11-21b, 11-24a, 11-15, 11-13, 11-27b2, 11-28a, 11-27c, 11-22d, 11-2c, 7-21, 4-59, 4-29, 4-41, 4-112, 4-51, 1-4, 1-69, 1-45, 1a, 1-26, 4-50, 1-9, 1-51, 1-30, 9-15, 8-66.
Physical Description: 25 item(s). 41 piece(s).
Item 6: Celebrations, 1979-1997Add to your cart.
Program, Invitation
Date Inputted: 2/25/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-006. Inventory Number: 1-46, 1-49, 1-60, 5-37, Box 2d, 2e, 1-75.
Physical Description: 3 item(s). 6 piece(s).
Item 7: Personal, 1989-1991Add to your cart.
Typescript,, Program, Clipping, Autograph note, signed, Misc.
Date Inputted: 2/26/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-007. Inventory Number: 4-81c, 9-6, 7-33, 4-74, 1-3, 9-12. Notes: Poem by Slade, Minitria, Slade 50th Wedding Anniversary program.
Physical Description: 4 item(s). 8 piece(s).
Item 8: Leonard, 1996Add to your cart.
Miscellaneous
Date Inputted: 2/26/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-008. Notes: Definitions of Leonard in plastic frame, stored in separate box.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 1 piece(s).
Item 9: Photos, 1959, 1965Add to your cart.
Photo
Date Inputted: 3/1/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-009. Inventory Number: 7-11, 7-26. Notes: Photo clippings from 1959 W.S. Creecy High School Yearbook includes Slade, Leonard, Slade, William and Slade, Mrs.[Leonard's mother], photocopy of Slade, Leonard from about 1965.
Physical Description: 2 item(s). 2 piece(s).
Item 10: Video, 2/14/1998Add to your cart.
Date Inputted: 3/10/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-010. Inventory Number: 11-2b. Notes: Tape of poetry reading at Barnes and Noble.
Physical Description: 1 item(s). 1 piece(s).
Item 11: Valentine's Day 1999 event, 1999Add to your cart.
33 photos, 1 autograph letter, signed, 1 video
Date Inputted: 3/31/1999
Other Information: Folder: Misc1-011. Inventory Number: Box 13. Notes: Items relating to a Valentines Day event at Barnes and Noble, Albany, NY.
Physical Description: 3 item(s). 35 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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