DUNBAR, ANTHONY P.
Anthony P. Dunbar papers, circa 1950-2009

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/tj8wb

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Dunbar, Anthony P.
Title: Anthony P. Dunbar papers, circa 1950-2009
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1458
Extent: 20.5 linear feet (18 boxes)
Abstract:Papers of attorney and author Anthony P. Dunbar, including manuscripts, correspondence, printed materials, and audiovisual materials.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: At the donor's request, the following materials are closed to researchers until January 2, 2023: (a) materials and correspondence related to Where We Stand: Voices of Southern Dissent with Charles Bussey, Dan Carter, Connie Curry, Leslie Dunbar, John Egerton, Paul M. Gaston, Sheldon Hackney, Laughlin McDonald, Gene Nichol, Daniel H. Pollitt, Janisse Ray, and Susan Ford Wiltshire; and (b) all Dunbar's correspondence from January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2009.

Use copies have not been made for audiovisual material in this collection. Researchers must contact the Rose Library at least two weeks in advance for access to these items. Collection restrictions, copyright limitations, or technical complications may hinder the Rose Library's ability to provide access to audiovisual material.

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Gift of Anthony P. Dunbar, 2018

Custodial History

Curator of Modern Political and Historical Collections, Randy Gue, packed the materials at Dunbar's residence in New Orleans, Louisiana, and transferred to the Rose Library.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Anthony P. Dunbar papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Appraisal Note

Acquired by Curator of Modern Political and Historical Collections, Randy Gue, as part of the Rose Library's holdings in Southern history and literature.

Processing

Arranged and described at the collection level by Brenna Edwards, November 2018. Items remain in original physical order but are arranged alphabetically by type in the container list to facilitate access.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Anthony "Tony" P. Dunbar is an attorney, civil rights activist, and author. He was born June 11, 1949 in Atlanta, Georgia, to Leslie W. and Peggy Dunbar. He went to Brandeis University (Waltham, Massachusetts), where he earned his B.A. in 1972, and also attended Tulane University School of Law (New Orleans, Louisiana). He has worked with civil rights and community development organizations across the South and was the director of the Southern Prison Ministry from 1972–1978. Dunbar won the Lillian Smith Award from the Southern Regional Council in 1971 for his study of American poverty, Our Land Too. He is also known for his Tubby Dubonnet mystery series.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of the papers of Anthony P. Dunbar from circa 1950-2009. Materials include writings, correspondence, book manuscripts, and audiovisual material. The majority of book manuscripts are for Dunbar’s nonfiction books, published between 1969 and 1981, with the exception of Crooked Man, the first novel of the Tubby Dubonnet series.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Box Folder Content
16 - American Crisis, undated
4 - Audio cassettes (6), interviews and workshops, undated
17 - Audio reels (2), speeches, undated
18 - "Burke County Improvement Association, Inc. Voter Education Project," poster, undated
1 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1950s-1967
2 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1967–1969
3 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1969–1974
4 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1975–1979
5 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1979–1983
6 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1984–1993
7 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1994–1997
8 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 1997–2005
9 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, 2005–2006
12 - Correspondence, printed material, and writings, undated
10 - Correspondence, 2007-2009 [RESTRICTED]
16 - Friend of the Commons, 2006 January 22
13 - Notebooks, undated
14 - Notebooks, undated
17 - Notebooks, undated
12 - Project By Project Foundation, undated
14 - Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons materials, undated
15 - Southern Coalition on Jails and Prisons materials, undated
7 - VHS tape, Aaron Neville Christmas Special ’94, November 28, 1994
7 - VHS tape, ERACE PSA ERACE VIDEO, undated
10 - Where We Stand materials [RESTRICTED]
13 - White House Conference, undated
11 - Writings, undated
13 - Writings, undated
11 - Writings, Against the Grain manuscript, undated
12 - Writings, Crooked Man manuscript, undated
12 - Writings, Delta Time manuscript, undated
15 - Writings, Delta Time research, undated
16 - Writings, Delta Time research, undated
11 - Writings, Hard Traveling manuscript, undated
11 - Writings, Our Land Too manuscript and photographs, undated
12 - Writings, Pie Pie manuscript, undated
11 - Writings, Politics of Agrarian Uprising manuscript, undated
11 - Writings, The Will to Survive manuscript, undated
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