Title: Papers, 1852-1965 Description: 3.5 linear ft.
Notes: Afro-American actor, playwright, and founder of Negro Actors Guild. Personal and family papers, correspondence, printed material, biographical information, photographs, and programs relating chiefly to Afro-American entertainers; together with legal documents belonging to Whipper's father, William J. Whipper. Includes material about the Negro Actors Guild of America and the Screen Actors Guild. Gift of Leigh R. Whipper, 1952-1953.
Subjects: Afro-American actors. lcsh Afro-American dramatists. lcsh Afro-American entertainers. Afro-American motion pictures actors and actresses. Negro Actors Guild of America. Screen Actors Guild. Trade-unions -- Actors -- United States. Trade-unions -- Afro-American membership. Whipper, William J., 1852-1906.
Location: Howard University, Moorland-Spingarn Research Center (Washington, DC) NIDS Fiche #: 4.72.123 NUCMC #: DCLV96-A581
Staff, MSRC, "WHIPPER, Leigh" (2015). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 211.