Writings By Others (WO), 1940s-2000s

Physical description:
23 boxes
Scope and content:

Includes manuscripts, drafts, off-prints, scholarly articles, dissertations, speeches, and other assorted print materials sent by others to John Hope Franklin. The materials were primarily sent to Franklin by colleagues, former students, political leaders, and editors. Some prominent figures include William J. Clinton, Jesse L. Jackson Jr., Paul E. Carrington, and Beverly Lindsay.


Arranged alphabetically by author's last name with several folders of "Author Unknown" included at the end of the subseries.


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Access note. Original audiovisual materials are closed to use. Contact Research Services to request reformatting for use copies.

Access restricted: Some speeches and articles written by Franklin are restricted and require permission from the Franklin family prior to use. Contact Research Services for assistance.

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