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W.E.B. Du Bois Papers

Series 11. Novels, 1892-1961

2.80 boxes (1.16 linear feet))

MS 312

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Hand drawn sketch of cover of "The Black Flame: a Trilogy", circa 1957

Hand drawn sketch of cover of "The Black Flame: a Trilogy", circa 1957

The earliest evidence in the Papers of Du Bois as a novelist is the manuscript and plot outline of A Fellow of Harvard, 1892, when Du Bois was twenty-four years old. The latest is fragments and notes concerning his trilogy The Black Flame and notes on Worlds of Color, both dating from 1961.

The materials are arranged alphabetically by title, with a number of untitled or unidentified fragments and notes at the end of the file.