Naomi Long Madgett and the Lotus Press Papers (1937-2004, bulk 1970-2003)
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Title: Naomi Long Madgett and the Lotus Press Papers
Creator: Madgett, Naomi Cornelia Long
Inclusive dates: 1937-2004
Bulk dates: 1970-2003
Extent: 14 boxes and one oversize box (approximately 16 linear feet)
Photographs: Photographs in box 14 and scattered throughout the collection (see contents list).
Visual Material: Visual material in box 13.
Audio Material: Audio material in box 13.
Printed Material: Books by Naomi Long Magdett and Lotus Press, and books from Madgett's personal library, have been catalogued separately. Some chapbooks appear in the General Correspondence series, where such material were enclosed with a letter to Madgett. See the Writings and Author Files series for materials from the production of some Lotus Press books.
Naomi Long Madgett is a prominent poet, educator, and editor, recognized for her significant contribution to African-American letters. Since 1972 she has run, single-handedly, Lotus Press, which publishes poetry by African-Americans and others. The collection documents Madgett's career and the operation of Lotus Press, through correspondence, manuscripts (both by Madgett and by authors published by Lotus Press), ephemera, audiovisual material, and photographs.
Call number: Madgett
Language: The material is in English
Repository: University of Michigan Library (Special Collections Research Center)