Building Black Women's Archives: Talking with Monet Lewis-Timmons

English PhD candidate at the University of Delaware and an alumna of Emory University, Monet Lewis-Timmons discusses the geological and academic benefits of black women’s archives.

Monet Lewis-Timmons is an English PhD candidate at the University of Delaware and an alumna of Emory University (2018), where she double majored in English and African American Studies. Her dissertation research focuses on the genealogical lifecycle of Black women’s archives through Alice Dunbar-Nelson’s personal papers. She recently interned at the Rose Library where she received curriculum support on teaching undergraduates on how to use archives for seminar research and processing the collection of Black woman writer and poet J.J. Phillips, author of the 1966 novel Mojo Hand.

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Finding Aid for the J.J. Phillips family papers