Collection Title: Carlos Moore Collection
Dates: 1964-2003
Collection number: 2
Creator: Moore, Carlos b.1942-
Extent: 4 linear feet (9 boxes), 59 cassette tapes, 29 video tapes
Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA
Los Angeles, California 90095-1545

Abstract:
This collection of correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts, flyers, scrapbooks, and audio and video material document the life and work of Carlos Moore. Carlos Moore- Wedderburn was born in Cuba in 1942 to working class parents. At the age of 21 Carlos Moore left Cuba as an exile and lived in Egypt, France, Nigeria and Senegal while supporting himself and speaking out against racism in Cuba under Castro’s rule. During this time he was a news reporter and a noted scholar and has published several books most notably Fela, Fela: This Bitch of a Life, and Castro the Blacks and Africa. Special items to note are correspondence from Stokely Carmichael and Leopold Senghor and audio recordings with Malcolm X.

Physical location:
This collection is currently housed at UCLA’s Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies Library and Media Center. Collection materials are in English, Spanish, and French.

Access:
Access is available by appointment for UCLA student and faculty researchers as well as independent researchers. To view the collection or any part of it, please contact the Librarian at dhunter@bunche.ucla.edu

Publication Rights:
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Librarian at the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA as the owner of the physical items

Preferred Citation:
[Identification of item],[Box number], [Folder number], Carlos Moore Collection, 2, Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies, UCLA, University of California, Los Angeles.

Acquisition Information:
Donated by Carlos Moore to the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African American Studies at UCLA.

Scope and Content
This collection of correspondence, published and unpublished manuscripts, flyers, scrapbooks, and audio and video material documents the life and work of Carlos Moore. Special items to note are correspondence from Stokely Carmichael and Leopold Senghor and audio recordings with Malcolm X.

The collection is organized into the following series and sub series:
Biographical/ Genealogical Information
Correspondence
Intellectual Works
Intellectual Works- Published
Intellectual Works- Unpublished
Intellectual Works- Published Interview
Intellectual Works- Conference Presentation
Lectures/ Book talks
Negritude Conference
Negritude Conference- Clippings
Negritude Conference- Correspondence
Negritude Conference- Flyers

News clippings
News clippings- Book review
Audio
Video -Negritude Conference

n.b. Researchers who would like to indicate errors of fact or omissions in this finding aid can contact the librarian at dhunter@bunche.ucla.edu

Indexing Terms:
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library’s online public access catalog.

Subjects:
Moore, Carlos
Cuba –Relations –Caribbean Area.

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