This exhibition was originally organized and mounted by Susan Ravdin, of Special Collections at the Hawthorne-Longfellow Library of Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in conjunction with the conference Celebrating Harper: A Conference and Festival in Honor of Michael S. Harper, October 24-27, 1996.
The exhibition, in modified form and augmented by a few items from Brown University Library's holdings, was mounted at the John D. Rockefeller Library by Rosemary L. Cullen in July, 1997. Ms. Cullen adapted the text of Ms. Ravdin's exhibition labels for this electronic version of the exhibition.
Most of the text of the exhibition labels is taken from Michael Harper's own words, as they appeared in a number of published interviews. These sources are:
Unless noted otherwise, all materials in the exhibition are from the collection of Michael S. Harper.
Unless noted otherwise, all photographs are © Michael Harper
For further information, contact the Curator of the Harris Collection by e-mail.