Biography & Personal Papers



link to catalog page BEAUVOIR, TRANS. KLAW, ED. KLAW, BEAUVOIR, & SIMONS, Diary of a Philosophy Student Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: June 2019; Paper: February 2021

With the foundational feminist thinker as she accepts "the great adventure of being me"   learn more...
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link to catalog page BEAUVOIR, ED. SIMONS & TIMMERMANN, Feminist Writings Author: Simone de Beauvoir Edited by Margaret A. Simons and Marybeth Timmermann
Pub Date: Cloth: March 2015; Paper: February 2021

The philosopher's writings on, and engagement with, twentieth century feminism   learn more...
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link to catalog page DODGION, The Lady Swings

The Lady Swings

Memoirs of a Jazz Drummer

Author: Dottie Dodgion and Wayne Enstice
Pub Date: March 2021

Scenes from a jazz life   learn more...
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link to catalog page BEAUVOIR, ED. SIMONS, Philosophical Writings Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: February 2004; Paper: February 2021

The first complete, scholarly edition of Beauvoir's essays in English translation   learn more...
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link to catalog page BEAUVOIR, EDS. SIMONS & TIMMERMANN, Political Writings Author: Simone de Beauvoir
Pub Date: Cloth: July 2012; Paper: Feburary 2021

New translations illustrating Beauvoir's political engagement and cultural critique   learn more...
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link to catalog page MILLER, Chen Yi Author: Leta E. Miller and J. Michele Edwards
Pub Date: December 2020

A user-friendly guide to the composer's rich and engaging music   learn more...
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link to catalog page WEST, Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Ebony Magazine and Lerone Bennett Jr.

Popular Black History in Postwar America

Author: E. James West
Pub Date: February 2020

How Ebony educated African Americans about their own history   learn more...
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link to catalog page PRESTON, George Frederick Bristow Author: Katherine K. Preston
Pub Date: November 2020

A biography of the nineteenth-century composer and musician   learn more...
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link to catalog page BROWN, The Heart of a Woman

The Heart of a Woman

The Life and Music of Florence B. Price

Author: Rae Linda Brown Edited and with a Foreword by Guthrie P. Ramsey Jr.
Pub Date: June 2020

An in-depth look at the music of the groundbreaking black woman composer   learn more...
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link to catalog page WILSON, Herndon's Informants

Herndon's Informants

Letters, Interviews, and Statements about Abraham Lincoln

Author: Edited by Douglas L. Wilson and Rodney O. Davis
Pub Date: Cloth: 1998; Paper: October 2020

The collected, annotated accounts of Lincoln's early life   learn more...
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