Wheatley, Phillis (ca. 1753 – 1784)

ca. 1753 – 5 December 1784

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Pertinent Archives:

Minnesota Historical Society, Archives and Manuscripts (materials on the Phyllis Wheatley Settlement House—certificate of incorporation, bylaws, annual reports, minutes and reports of the board of directors, financial records, history and purposes of the House, biography of Wheatley, committee and house officer reports, a speech, and files containing correspondence, clippings, and other printed material) (http://www.mnhs.org/collections/manuscripts/manuscripts.htm)
Bennett College Library (first edition of Poems [1773]) (http://www.bennett.edu/web/academics/library.htm)

Legacy References:

Brown, Lois. “Review of Katherine Clay Bassard’s Spiritual Interrogations: Culture, Gender, and Community in Early African-American Women’s Writing.” Legacy 17.1 (2000):  108. [GW]  [LION]

Earley, Samantha Manchester. “Review of Christina Accomando’s The Regulations of Robbers: Legal Fictions of Slavery and Resistance.” Legacy 20.1 (2003):  205. [GW]  [LION]

Levernier, James A. Legacy Profile:  “Phillis Wheatley, c. 1753-1784.” Legacy 13.1 (1996):  65-75.

Prettyman, Quandra. “Review of Phillis Wheatley’s Poems of Phillis Wheatley.” Legacy 7.1 (1990):  68-69.