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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.
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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.
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.
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Dorothy Perry Thompson Papers - Accession 1352". Finding Aid 62.