Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard papers
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Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Auburn Avenue Research Library
Creator: Brevard, Lisa Pertillar
Title: Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard papers
Dates: 1986-1996
Quantity: 1.0 linear ft.
Abstract:The collection consists materials collected about African American scholar and artist Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard dating from 1986 to 1996 including biographical information, newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of subjects including education, copies of periodicals and publications to which she has contributed, publications of the University of Maryland that pertain to African American issues, and various brochures and pamphlets.
Identification: aarl95-010

Biographical/Historical Note

Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard (1968 - ) is an African-American scholar and artist. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree from Smith College in 1991 and her Ph.D. in 1995 from Emory University. Since the summer of 1995 she has been a postdoctoral fellow and research associate in the Afro-American Studies Program at the University of Maryland at College Park. Her areas of interest are African-American sacred music and literature and Women's studies.

Mrs. Pertillar-Brevard has been cited in Who's Who Among American Women in 1993 and 1995 and has contributed to several publications on African-American music traditions.

Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of biographical information about Mrs. Pertillar-Brevard; newspaper and magazine articles on a variety of subjects; copies of periodicals and publications in which Mrs. Pertillar-Brevard has contributed; publications of the University of Maryland that pertain to African-American issues; and various brochures and pamphlets.


Arranged by type.

Index Terms

African American women authors--United States.
African American women educators--United States.
African American women musicians--United States.
African American women--United States.
African Americans--Education.
African Americans--Music.
Brevard, Lisa Pertillar
Fliers (printed matter).
Gospel music.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard papers. Archives Division, Auburn Avenue Research Library on African American Culture and History, Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.


Restrictions of Access

There are no restrictions on the research use of this collection.

Restrictions on Use

Prior permission from the Research Library must be obtained in writing before any portion of this collection can be published or reproduced.

Container List




11Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard - Magazine Articles About
2Commencement Programs - Lisa Ann Pertillar-Brevard
3Wedding Invitation and Program, March 16, 1991
4Book Catalog - New Titles Smithsonian Institution Press, Fall 1992
5Lecture Announcement - Lisa Pertillar Brevard, Feb. 23, 1994
6 The Emory Wheel 1995 Commencement Issue, May 5, 1995
7Association of Emory Alumni Folder
8 Lincoln Review, Fall 1986
91989 Festival of American Folklife
10 The Super Star News, Feb. 23, 1990
11Southern Regional Council Publications, 1991-1993
12Smithsonian Institution Publications, 1992 1994
13Black Issues in Higher Education, May 18, 1995
14Miscellaneous Flyers, Articles, 1992-
15Newspaper Articles - Million Man March, Oct. 16, 1995
16Univ. of Maryland Publications, Event Programs, Flyers Pertaining to African-Americans
17Articles - Education Issues
18Articles - Music Issues
19Articles - Politics, Business, Medicine



21Bethune Museum and Archives - Information, Newsletters, Event Programs
2Conference Programs and Exhibit Catalogs
3Articles - African-American History