Inclusive Dates: 1940 - 1990 Extent: 10 Cubic Feet Description: The Arthur P. Davis papers span from 1849 to 1994, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1940 to 1990. Davis was an important literary figure in the Harlem Renaissance who wrote The Negro Caravan, Cavalcade: Negro American Writers from 1760 to the Present, and Isaac Watts: His Life And Works. He also served as a faculty member at Howard University in the English department. The collection contains biographical files; manuscripts, publications, and other writings; journals; correspondence; publications by other writers; music; and general files.
Staff, DPAAC, "Davis, Arthur P." (2016). Manuscript Division. 240.