Killens, John Oliver (1916-1987)
Scope:
The John Oliver Killens collection consists of manuscripts for books and shorter works by Killens.  Titles include the novels Youngblood (Dial, 1954) and And Then We Heard the Thunder (Knopf, 1962); the play Lower Than the Angels (first produced in New York City, at American Place Theatre, January, 1965); and other works title “The Slave,” “The Montgomery Story,” “The Age of Dinosaurs,” and “A White Loaf of Bread.”
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Notable Figures
1. Killens, John Oliver, 1916-1987
Associated Subjects
1. African American Collections -- Novels Subject Guide
2. Literary Collections Subject Guide