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The Occident, 1966 June

Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014


Item Information

Title: The Occident

Date: 1966 June

Physical Details: 1 poem : typescript ; 28 x 22 cm.

Description: Identification in upper right corner of page (handwritten): A poem to be read at Bob Thompson's funeral.

Additional note in same hand, lower right reads "Leroi Jones," the poet who later changed his name to Amiri Baraka.

Creator: Baraka, Amiri, 1934-2014

Forms part of: Bob Thompson papers, 1949-2005

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Amiri Baraka. The Occident, 1966 June. Bob Thompson papers, 1949-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Digital ID: 8955