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Anne Spencer documentaries

 Unprocessed — Multiple Containers
Identifier: ViU-2022-0091

Content Description

This collection contains two VHS tapes titled "Anne Spencer: Echoes from the Garden" and a segment from "Garden story with Rebecca Frischkorn" titled "Anne Spencer Garden." Anne Spencer (1882-1975) was a Harlem Renaissance poet and activist. She was born on a Virginian farm and lived in Virginia her entire life. She cultivated a garden that inspired many artists of the era. The documentaries focus on the impact and importance of Spencer's garden to herself, her community, and other artists and writers. Folder ViU2022-0091_001 contains Anne Spencer: Echoes from the Garden Folder ViU2022-0091_002 contains Garden Story "Anne Spencer Garden"

Acquisition Type



Unknown. Materials were transferred by Sara Lee Barnes, Development Events and Stewardship Coordinator, c.2012.

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Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research. Original digital media (floppy disks, zip disks, thumb drives, born digital files, etc.) and other media formats such as LPs, audiotapes, reel-to-reels, videotapes, films, CDs, and DVDs cannot be handled directly by patrons. Please contact Special Collections via our online Reference Request form,, to request access to these materials. Please be aware that additional actions may be required to make these items available. Items will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis before access can be made. Depending on the size of the request, it may take some time to make them available for use.


  • undated, c.2008



2 Cassettes (2 VHS tapes)


2 VHS tapes