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Identifier

Accession 1352

Inclusive Dates

1984-2008, nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

4500 pieces, 2.25 linear feet

Language

English;

Historical Note

Dr. Dorothy Perry Thompson was a Winthrop Professor of English and an accomplished poet and writer. As well as teaching in the English Department, Dr. Thompson also coordinated the African American Studies program which she helped found.

Scope and Content Note

Dr. Dorothy Perry Thompson was a Winthrop professor of English and an accomplished poet and writer. As well as teaching in the English Department, Dr. Thompson also coordinated the African American Studies program which she helped found. The Dorothy Perry Thompson Papers consists of her poems and writings, drafts, research, notes, contract agreements, awards and certificates, speaking engagement flyers and records, thank you letters, and promotion and tenure records.

Provenance

The papers of Dorothy Perry Thompson, writer, poet, Professor of English at Winthrop University, and coordinator of Winthrop University’s African American Studies program, were deposited in the Winthrop University Archives on December 5, 2008 by Donya and Johnny Thompson via Gloria Kelley, Head of Reference at Dacus Library. On February 14, 2012 Dr. Peter Judge, Professor of Philosophy at Winthrop University gifted 6 bound volumes of Dr. Thompson’s poetry.

Copyright

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

Dorothy Perry Thompson Papers - Accession 1352

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