The Lorraine Hansberry Papers are located in the Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The papers are organized into four series, Personal Papers, Writings, Professional, and Legacy. The collection also includes photographs, films and videos, and other audio materials. If you would like to know more about the specific materials in the collection, please go to the online finding aid.
You may access and research the Lorraine Hansberry Papers in person by appointment.
To research the papers, please contact:
Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
scmarbref (at) nypl.org
For photographs, please contact:
Photographs and Prints Division
scphotoref (at) nypl.org
For audio visual materials, please contact:
Moving Image and Recorded Sound Division
scmirsref (at) nypl.org
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Manuscripts, Archives, and Rare Books Division, Second Floor
The New York Public Library
515 Malcolm X Boulevard, New York, NY 10037-1801