Date of Exhibition: Fall 2021- Present
Curator: Megan Massanelli (Archives & Special Collections Engagement and Outreach Librarian)
Location: Archives & Special Collections exhibit gallery, 3rd floor Hillman Library, University of Pittsburgh 3960 Forbes Avenue Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Description: Bebe Moore Campbell (1950-2006) was an award-winning author, journalist, teacher and playwright whose professional works reflected the African-American experience in the United States. A native of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Campbell graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 1971. Several of her fictional works appeared in New York Times bestsellers lists. The papers document Bebe Moore Campbell's professional life with specific focus on the creative and administrative process of publishing in the late 20th and early 21st century. Included are many drafts and revisions of her writings as well as contracts, correspondence, reviews, promotional activities and rankings of her works.
Materials from the Bebe Moore Campbell Papers, 1956-2008, SC.2017.02