Stone Center Librarian
Phone: (919) 843-5808
Sloane Art Library
Through the Carolina BLUE Delivery Service, you can request to have books and articles available at any of the UNC-CH campus libraries, as well as books and articles requested from libraries outside of UNC, delivered to the campus library most convenient to you.
The hyperlinks listed below are subject headings found in the UNC-Chapel Hill Catalog. These headings can be used with other library catalogs such as WorldCat (OCLC), which includes the holdings of U.S. and international libraries.
Children's Literature of the Harlem Renaissance (print & e-resource)
Art Full Text
Indexes journal articles, books, book chapters, dissertations that cover American and Canadian history.
Contains the full text of 1,200 plays written from the mid-1800s to the present by more than 150 playwrights.
Black Studies Center
A fully cross-searchable gateway to Black Studies that combines several resources in Black Studies: Schomburg Studies on the Black Experience, International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP),full text of the Chicago Defender, and the Black Literature Index. .
Black Thought and Culture
Provides an electronic collection of approximately 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major black leaders throughout the history of North America.
Provides a full-text collection of newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press.
International Index to Black Periodicals Full Text
This searches the International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP) and The Marshall Index. IIBP includes current and retrospective citations and abstracts from scholarly publications from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean, with full-text coverage of core Black Studies periodicals. The Marshall Index is a guide to black periodicals from 1940-1946.
Literature Online (LION)
A searchable database of English and American poetry, drama, prose, biographies, bibliographies and key criticism and reference resources are also included
Literature Resource Center
Includes full-text of journal articles and critical essays from Contemporary Authors, Contemporary Literary Criticism, and the Dictionary of Literary Biography.
Oxford African American Studies Center
Provides access to reference works such as the African American National Biography, Africana, Encyclopedia of African American History, and some selected primary resources
Oxford Art Online
Coverage: Prehistory to present
Provides web access to the full-text articles and images of The Dictionary of Art (Grove), The Oxford Companion to Western Art, Encyclopedia of Aesthetics, and The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms. All aspects of the visual arts are represented, including painting, sculpture, graphic arts, architecture, decorative arts and photography.
Archives of American Art
Archives of American Art is the world's largest primary source collection of the visual arts in America, with 14 million items. Useful for information on individual artists, including oral histories.
Black Versus Bourgeois During the Harlem Renaissance the Study of a Literary Conflict.
Lawrence, Katie Elizabeth Campbell
Davis Library Microfilm, 1-1996
The Crisis (monthly magazine of the NAACP)
Invaluable for articles on culture, the New Negro, and the Harlem Renaissance. The final issue of each publication year has an index.
Davis Library, E185.5 .C92
Index to the Schomburg Clipping File.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Alexandria, VA: Chadwyck-Healey, c1986.
Davis Reference, Z1361.N39 S373 1986
Note: The entire Schomburg Center Clipping File, 1925-1974, is available on Davis Library Microfiche, 1-2759 sheet 1-9500
Opportunity: Journal of Negro Life. (monthly magazine of the National Urban League)
Along with the The Crisis, the Opportunity followed important cultural and political trends during the Harlem Renaissance
Davis Library, E185.5 .O6
Web sites can be valuable sources of information. Keep in mind the importance of evaluating information you find on the web. In addition to using Google and other search engines, use resources developed by librarians such as the Stone Center Library's Guide to the Web, as well as Librarians' Internet Index or the Scout Report.
Selected Web Sites for Research:
Drop Me Off in Harlem: Exploring the Intersections
(Source: The Kennedy Center)
Guide to Harlem Renaissance Materials at the Library of Congress
(Source: Library of Congress)
(Source: John Carroll University)