The legacy of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg


Fontanez-Fleming, Angela (Film producer)
Colon, Miriam (Narrator)
Delano, Jack (Contributor,Former owner)
The legacy of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg
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Legacy of Arturo Alfonso Schomburg (24)
A biography of bibliophile and historian Arturo Alfonso Schomburg. Schomburg, a Puerto Rican of mixed German and African descent dedicated his life to studying African history and collecting black-related materials from the America's, the Caribbean and Africa. His collection forms the core of the collection found today at the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, a research center of the New York Public Library. Includes dramatized scenes from his life and comments on the man by his son and others who knew him.
Collection Name
Jack and Irene Delano papers
Archival Context
Series I: Audiovisual. Subseries I.1: Film and Video. Box no. AV 3
Historians; Historians--Biography; African Americans and libraries; African Americans--Library resources; African Americans; Puerto Ricans; Puerto Ricans--Biography; Puerto Rico; Schomburg, Arthur Alfonso, 1874-1938; Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
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Documentary films; Biographical films
Origin Information
New York (N.Y.)
Physical Description
1 video file (30 minutes)
Original format: VHS
Note (Credits)
Written by Pablo Figueroa, based on original script by Jack Delano ; Producer director, Lou de Lemos
Library Location
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
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