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Identifier

Accession 48

Inclusive Dates

1912-1978

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

1.00 linear foot

Language

English

Historical Note

Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) of South Carolina was an attorney, author, member of the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union, and civil rights supporter.

Scope and Content Note

The Marion Allan Wright Papers consist mainly of speeches relating to civil rights, civil liberties, the role of libraries in society, and capital punishment, but also included are autobiographical writings, articles, correspondence, and biographical data concerning the civil rights movement.

Provenance

The Marion Allan Wright Papers were donated by Marion Wright on March 15,1976.

Keywords

Civil Rights, Race Relations, Capital Punishment, Death Penalty, Libraries

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Marion Allan Wright Papers - Accession 48

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