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1988 Mar. 9

Chinua Achebe book signing at reception

Achebe Chinua, once a visiting professor, signs a copy of his book "Anthills of the Savannah" while attending a reception in his honor. Three unidentified women and an unidentified man look on.

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Joseph Duffey with Chinua Achebe and Wilfred Cartey

Chancellor Joseph Duffey (left) smiles and holds a glass while standing next to Achebe Chinua, who was once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, during a reception. To the right is Dr. Wilfred Cartey, a distinguished professor of Black Studies at City College in New York.

University Photograph Collection

1974 Sept.

Chinua Achebe speaking

Achebe Chinua, visiting professor in English and Afro American Studies, speaks to someone off camera while wearing a simple dress shirt with a ribbed turtleneck beneath. "Chinua Achebe, Sept 74" handwritten on back. Copy of photograph has "Univ. of Mass. Archives, Oct. 17 1984" stamped on back.

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Joseph Duffey toasting Chinua Achebe

Chancellor Joseph Duffey toasts a smiling Achebe Chinua (middle), who was once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, during a reception. To the right is Dr. Wilfred Cartey, a distinguished professor of Black Studies at City College in New York.

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Chinua Achebe and Malaika Adero at a reception

Achebe Chinua, once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, writes on a paper as publishing editor Malaika Adero speaks to him while holding a book as the writing surface. In the background to the right is Professor Michael Thelwell of English and Afro American Studies.

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Chinua Achebe and Malaika Adero at a reception

Achebe Chinua, once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, writes on a paper as publishing editor Malaika Adero speaks to him while holding a book as the writing surface. In the background to the right is Professor Michael Thelwell of English and Afro American Studies.

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Chinua Achebe addresses a group

Achebe Chinua, once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, addresses a group of people during a reception. To the left is Chancellor Joseph Duffey, hands in pockets, and to the right is Dr. Wilfred Cartey, a distinguished professor of Black Studies at City College in New York. Also present are Mrs. Achebe, Professor William Strickland, Fernando Garcia, p... more

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Chinua Achebe at reception with Joseph Duffey and others

Achebe Chinua (left), once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, holds a drink and laughs as Chancellor Joseph Duffy, to this right, speaks during a reception. Standing next to the Chancellor are Professor Michael Thelwell of Afro American Studies and Professor Jules Chametzky of the English Department.

University Photograph Collection

1988 Mar. 9

Chinua Achebe at reception with Joseph Duffey and Wilfred Cartey

Achebe Chinua (middle), once a visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies, holds a drink and listens as Chancellor Joseph Duffey (right) speaks at a reception. To the left is Dr. Wilfred Cartey, a distinguished professor of Black Studies at City College in New York.

University Photograph Collection

1972

Meitner-Graf, Lotte

Chinua Achebe

Official portrait of Achebe Chinua, visiting professor in English and Afro-American studies. "Lotte Meitner-Graf" and "London" added to the photograph on the bottom. "Univ. of Mass. Archives Oct 17 1984" stamped on back. "Chinua Achebe" hand-printed on back.

University Photograph Collection