Guide to African American Documentary
Resources in North Carolina
Timothy D. Pyatt, Editor
University Press of Virginia
© 1996 by the Rector and Visitors of the University of Virginia
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Stanford L. Warren Branch Library

Stanford L. Warren Branch Library
1201 Fayetteville Street
Durham NC 27707

Phone: (919) 560-0270

Fax: (919) 560-0271

Hours: Monday-Thursday 9:00 a.m.-9:00 p.m.; Friday 9:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

Services: photocopying available


The Collection contains a range of historical and contemporary materials on the history and culture of blacks in America; historical and contemporary materials on African history and culture as they directly relate to the black experience in America; and rare and irreplaceable volumes of the black experience. The Collection covers the entire spectrum of the black experience: philosophy, religion, social sciences, technology, the arts, literature, history, biography, fiction, and reference. The collection also contains 54 oral history interviews conducted with library staff, community leaders, friends of the library, and library patrons to celebrate 77 years of public service at the Stanford L. Warren Branch Library.

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