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James A. Findlay
Librarian
Bienes Center for the Literary Arts
Broward County Main Library, 6th Floor
100 S. Andrews Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-357-8692 (phone)

954-357-6762 (fax)

jfindlay@browardlibrary.org

www.broward.org/bienes


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Subject:      Exhibition: Dorothy Porter Wesley (1905-1995)
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IN CELEBRATION OF BLACK HISTORY MONTH

Broward County Library's

BIENES CENTER FOR THE LITERARY ARTS

announces the opening of:

Dorothy Porter Wesley (1905-1995): Afro-American Librarian and Bibliophile:=
 An Exhibition, February 1-March 16th, 2001

The exhibition features 67 books, pamphlets, post cards, photographs, drawi=
ngs, ephemera, awards and memorabilia from the vast personal collection of =
Dorothy Porter Wesley. Also included are a selection of books and art works=
 by James A. Porter (1905-1970), her first husband, and a selection of book=
s by Charles H. Wesley (1891-1987), her second husband.=20

Dorothy Porter Wesley was born in Virginia in 1905, went to high school in =
Montclair, NJ, graduated in 1928 with an A.B. degree from Howard University=
 , and in 1932 became the first African-American woman to receive a Master =
of Library Science degree from Columbia University.
For forty-three years, from 1930-1973, she was the curator of Howard Univer=
sity's Moorland-Spingarn Collection, and was almost single handedly respons=
ible for building the library into a world-class research facility relating=
 to the history and cutlure of people of African descent. She was a prolifi=
c author and bibliographer and many of the titiles she published are includ=
ed in the exhibition.=20

A catalog of the exhibition may be ordered for $15 from the Bienes Center:

Dorothy Porter Wesley (1905-1995): Afro-American Librarian and Bibliophile =
.. / by James A. Findlay, with the assistance of Constance Porter Uzelac. =
=AF 1st. ed. =AF Ft. Lauderdale, FL: Bienes Center for the Literary Arts, 2=
001. =AF 80 p. ; 26 b&w ill. ; 22.5 x 15.5 cm. =AF (ISBN: 0-9678858-2-5)

[Paper cover; perfect bound. =AF Includes: Preface; Biographices (Dorothy P=
orter Wesley; James A. Porter; Charles H. Wesley); "Of Men and Records in t=
he History of the Negro" (Speech presented at Morgan State College by Dorot=
hy Porter Wesley... Febv. 13, 1957, in celebration of Negro History Week); =
Checklist of the Exhibition; Selected Bibliography and Websites; Checklist =
Indices (Name Index; Title, Sub-Title and Series Titles Index; Publisher/In=
stitution Index); and Colophon]

James A. Findlay
Librarian
Bienes Center for the Literary Arts
Broward County Main Library, 6th Floor
100 S. Andrews Ave
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301

954-357-8692 (phone)

954-357-6762 (fax)

jfindlay@browardlibrary.org

www.broward.org/bienes



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