Manuscript Collection

Marion Allan Wright Papers - Accession 1609

Title

Marion Allan Wright Papers - Accession 1609

Files

Identifier

Accession 1609

Inclusive Dates

1932-1983, nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

500 pieces

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 consists of correspondence by Marion Allan Wright (1894-1983) and by others related to his career and life. This correspondence includes subjects such as personal dialogue, Civil Rights, Capital Punishment, and Wright’s book, Human Rights Odyssey. Also enclosed are newspaper articles either written by Wright or mention him covering major themes such as Civil Rights and Capital Punishment. Finally, there is a substantial collection of speeches, lectures, and short writing penned by Wright that also encompass themes mentioned previously.

Provenance

The Marion Allan Wright Papers were given to the Louise Pettus Archives & Special Collections at Winthrop University by Marion A. Wright.

Copyright

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

Marion Allan Wright Papers - Accession 1609

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