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Otis R. Anthony collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2008-01

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

Includes audio cassettes, audio compact discs (CDs), oral history transcripts, and biographical and historical essays.

Dates

  • Created: 1977-2009
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1977-1979
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/00/2008

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.

Biographical or Historical Information

Otis R. Anthony is regarded for his work as a community organizer and activist and as host of a long-standing radio program on WMNF 88.5 FM. He served as executive assistant to Tampa Mayor Sandra "Sandy" Freedman. Anthony directed the Comprehensive Employment and Training Act (CETA) Black History of Tampa Project between 1977 and 1978. He also served as diversity management director for the Polk County School District.

Extent

0.50 Linear Feet

1 boxes

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

The collection includes audio recordings of Otis R. Anthony's poetry, as well as various essays recounting African American history in Tampa, FL. The collection also includes transcripts from the USF Department of Anthropology African Americans in Florida Project in Special Collections.

Arrangement Note

Alphabetically within series.

Source of Acquisition

Otis R. Anthony

Method of Acquisition

Donation.

Related Materials

USF Department of Anthropology African Americans in Florida Project, USF Libraries - Tampa Special Collections, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.

Other Descriptive Information

published

Creator

Source

Title
Otis R. Anthony collection
Author
MI and KC, 2009
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Revision Statements

  • 2019: TT

Repository Details

Part of the USF Libraries - Special Collections Repository

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