Amiri Baraka, previously known as LeRoi Jones and Imamu Amear Baraka, was a writer of poetry, drama, fiction, essays and music criticism. The Amiri Baraka papers spans 1951-1988 and contains biographical information, writings by Baraka (including an original manuscript of The Autobiography of Leroi Jones and poems), journals, articles, clippings, books, memorabilia and research files.
Staff, DCAAP, "Baraka, Amiri" (2019). Manuscript Division Finding Aids. 270.