Lisa Aron Collection – Addition

Identifier: MSS.0710

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Scope and Contents

This .63 linear foot collection is housed in three boxes, and is an addition to her previous collection. This collection contains three original manuscripts. The manuscripts are broken down by chapters and described in series. Series I is titled: “Leaving Them Behind” (about Black Women in Nineteenth Century America). Series II is titled, “No Place for Them” (about Black Soldiers in World War I). Series III is titled, “A Break With Tradition: Not only for African-Americans, but for all mankind.”


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Lisa Aron was born in 1968 in Bronx, New York. She has lived in England and Africa. When her father was a child he escaped with his family from Nazi Germany and fled to Kenya. When he was an adult, he immigrated to the United States. Lisa became aware of the importance of civil, political, economic, social and cultural rights while living in Kenya, under a dictatorship.

This collection was donated by Lisa Aron, author of the manuscripts.


.84 Linear Feet

Physical Location

Special Collections & Archives

Finding Aid for the Lisa Aron Collection
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Repository Details

Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository

Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States


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