Brooks, Gwendolyn E. (Gwendolyn Elizabeth)
- Existence: 1917 - 2000
Gwendolyn Brooks was an American poet who was the first African-American woman to win a Pulitzer Prize in 1950. She appointed Poet Laureate of Illinois in 1968, a position held until her death, and served as a Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1985. Skellings introduced Gwendolyn Brooks at a Miami Book Fair event. He admired her poetry.
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This collection includes Edmund Skellings’ materials related to academic (e.g., lecture notes, articles), literary (e.g., manuscript), business (e.g., business contacts), and personal (e.g., letters, photographs) activities from 1932 to 2015.