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Part I: Writings File, 1935-1995 (continued)
“A Storm of Blizzard Proportions,” 1944 See also same container, “The Red Cross at Morriston, Swansea, S.W.”
“That I Had the Wings,” undated
(3 folders)
Tillman and Tackhead, undated
(3 folders)
BOX I:166 “You Can't Get Around It,” undated
Untitled, undated
(3 folders)
Writings by others
Bone, Robert, 1972
Burgest, David R., 1980
Callahan, John F., 1977, 1995
Crouch, Stanley, 1986
BOX I:167 Eckels, Jon, 1972
Hyman, Stanley Edgar, 1946, 1970
Jenkins, Betty, and Susan Phillis, 1973
Long, Charles H., 1971-1976
Lucas, John, 1981-1988
McKay, W. Colin, 1993
McPherson, James Alan, undated
Miscellaneous authors
1936-1989
(2 folders)
BOX I:168 Undated
(2 folders)
Mooreland, Marc, 1969-1974
Murray, Albert, undated
Oden, Gloria C., 1976
Piel, Gerard, 1974
Rodman, Selden, 1971
Schor, Edith, 1973
(2 folders)
BOX I:169 Scott, Nathan A., 1963-1966, 1979-1989
(2 folders)
Stuckey, Elma, 1975
Thomas, Bettye J., 1986
Thorne, Hillery C., Jr., 1977
Ward, Theodore, undated
Webb, Constance, 1966-1967
Wright, Richard, undated
Yust, Larry, 1971
BOX I:170-178 Part I: Speeches, Lectures, and Interviews, 1945-1993
Texts of speeches, lectures, and interviews along with related correspondence, notes, and printed matter.
Arranged by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX I:170 Speeches
1953, 27 Jan., acceptance speech, National Book Award, New York, N.Y., 1953
1963, 5 Sept., “What These Children Are Like,” Seminar on Education for Culturally Different Youth, 1963-1965
(3 folders)
1964, 1 Apr., National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y., 1964
1965
[May], presentation of Howells Medal to John Cheever, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y., undated
Aug.-Sept., scripts for National Educational Television, “Arts USA: Music,” 1965
1966, 26 May, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y., 1966
1968, 6 Nov., “The Uses of History in Fiction,” Southern Historical Association, New Orleans, La., 1968 See also Container 108, “The Uses of History in Fiction”
1970, 23 Feb., remarks on Duke Ellington, NAACP, New York, N.Y., 1969-1970
1972, 4 June, commencement address, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Va., 1972
(2 folders)
BOX I:171 1974, 12 June, address to class of 1949, Associated Harvard Alumni, Cambridge, Mass., 1974, 1992 See also Container 214, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.
1975
10 May, “The Little Man Behind the Stove,” Curtis Institute of Music, Philadelphia, Pa., 1974-1978
(4 folders)
21 June, dedication speech, Ralph Ellison Branch, Metropolitan Library System, Oklahoma City, Okla., 1975
1976
28 Apr., “American Music: A Personal Glance After Two Hundred Years,” Society for the Libraries, New York University, New York, N.Y., 1976
30 Apr., “Perspective of Literature,” School of Law, New York University, New York, N.Y., 1975-1976
1978, 17 May, introduction of newly-elected members, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y., undated
BOX I:172 1979, 19 Sept., Ralph Ellison Festival, Brown University, Providence, R.I., 1979-1980
(2 folders)
1983, 18 May, presentation of Gold Medal for Fiction to Bernard Malamud, American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y., 1966-1973, 1979-1983
(2 folders)
1988, Apr. 6, “Bearden,” Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York, N.Y., 1988
1992, “Intellectuals and Writers Since the Thirties,” Partisan Review conference, 1992
1993, Apr., American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, 1993
Lectures
1945, 1 Nov., “American Negro Writing, A Problem of Identity,” Bennington College, Bennington, Vt., 1945
1953
27 May, “Invisible Man,” Hunter College, New York, N.Y., 1953
3-5 Aug., class on the contemporary novel, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1952-1954 See also Container 107, “Twentieth Century Writing and the Black Mask of Humanity”
BOX I:173 1954
Aug.-Sept., “The Role of the Novel in Creating the American Experience,” Salzburg Seminar in American Studies, Salzburg, Austria, 1953-1955, 1961-1966, 1976
(4 folders)
Sept.-Oct., Symposium on North American Studies, El Escorial, Spain, 1954
1969
26 Mar., lecture on Invisible Man, United States Military Academy, West Point, N.Y., 1968-1974
(3 folders)
BOX I:174 18 Apr., “The Negro Writer: His Contributions, His Problems,” Lafayette College, Easton, Pa., 1968-1969 See also Container 105, “Remembering Richard Wright”
1971, 18 July, “Remembering Richard Wright,” University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, 1971-1972
(2 folders)
Undated
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y.
“Hidden Name and Complex Fate,” Library of Congress
“The Meaning of American Diversity,” Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
New York University, New York, N.Y.
(2 folders)
University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill.
Interviews
1952, Denver Post, Denver, Colo., 1952
1953, 8 Feb., “Faulkner, The Bear,” radio broadcast, Irving Howe and Lyman Bryson, 1953
BOX I:175 1955, “Ralph Ellison, The Art of Fiction,” Paris Review, Spring 1955
(3 folders)
1960, 11 May, “A Talk with Ralph Ellison,” Richard G. Stern, 1960-1961
1964, “An Interview with Ralph Ellison,” Allen Geller, Tamarack Review, Summer, 1964
1965
May, Umbra, 1965-1966
(2 folders)
4-18 Nov., National Educational Television, 1965
Pierre Dommergues, 1965-1967
Richard Kostelanetz, 1965, 1989
BOX I:176 Who Speaks for the Negro? Robert Penn Warren, 1964-1965
(2 folders)
1966
1 Feb., National Educational Television, 1966
30 Aug., United States Senate, Subcommittee on Reorganization of the Committee on Government Operations, 1966-1967
(3 folders)
1967
Mar., “A Very Stern Discipline,” Harper's Magazine, 1966-1967
(4 folders)
BOX I:177 May, America (Russian edition), 1967
Radio broadcast, WGBH, Boston, Mass., Richard H. Lee, 1966-1967
1969, “Ralph Ellison, La Invisibilidad del Negro y el Pluralismo Cultural,” Esther Tusquets, Triunfo, Spring 1969
1970, “The Scholar's Bookshelf,” radio broadcast, John Graham, 1970-1973
1971, 30 Sept., “Ralph Ellison, 20 Years After,” David L. Carson, 1971-1974
(3 folders)
1972
Dec., “Interview with Ralph Ellison,” John O'Brien
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