18th Annual Professor Birss, Jr. Memorial Exhibition: "Eldridge Cleaver, Soul on Ice & the Black Panthers"

All Day Roger Williams University LibraryOpen to the Public

This exhibition commemorates the 50th anniversary of the publication of Soul on Ice by Eldridge Cleaver. It is located in the foyer of the University Library and open during regular library hours, February 1 - March 31, 2018. 

The exhibition features a first edition of Soul on Ice; facsimiles of selections of Cleaver's original handwritten and typewritten manuscripts for Soul on Ice and other writings; facsimiles of letters written by and to Cleaver as well as his literary agent; photographs of Cleaver and his family; affidavits filed with the Oakland Police Department; and artifacts relating to the Black Panther Party.