Catalogue of the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection.
“Knowledge is a form of black power, and this is my part in it”—Charles L. Blockson
Catalogue of the Charles L. Blockson Collection of Black Americana, donated in 1984 to Temple University in Philadelphia. Blockson thereafter served as curator of his own collection, retiring in 2006 and becoming Curator Emeritus. The catalogue of his important repository of Black history, biography, literature, religion, science, etc. is arranged topically, each entry containing brief bibliographical data. Separate subject, name, and title indexes.
Description: Catalogue of the Charles L. Blockson Afro-American Collection.
Philadelphia: Temple University Press, (1990). First Edition. Double Frontis., , , 770pp. Thick 4to. Maroon cloth with gilt titling. Double frontispiece includes a portrait of the curator, editor, Charles L. Blockson. Half tone illustrations. Near Fine.