Series 7
Scrapbooks, 1959-1996
BV 2-7; OBV 1

Scope and Content Note

The series contains scrapbooks collected and/or created by Alice Walker from 1959-1996. The scrapbooks contain a combination of printed material, correspondence, photographs, and some original writings. Of particular interest in the Alice Walker scrapbooks is an early childhood scrapbook created by Walker that contains some of her earliest poetry. A college scrapbook also contains poetry by Walker and her professor and mentor Howard Zinn. Scrapbooks not created by Walker were compiled by her sister Ruth Walker or sent to her from admirers.

Arrangement Note

Arranged chronologically by creator.

Compiled by Alice Walker
Box Folder Content
OBV1 Scrapbook, 1959-1961
BV5 Scrapbook, 1963-1964 [includes poetry by A.W. and Howard Zinn]
BV5 Scrapbook, 1963-1964 (loose materials)
BV2 Scrapbook, 1970
BV6 You Can't Keep a Good Woman Down book party scrapbook, May 1981
Compiled by others
BV3 Nutt, Africa, "The Story of Alice Walker," [circa 1996]
BV4 Nathiri, N.Y., "Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts," 1990
BV7 Walker, Ruth, scrapbook, 1985-1991