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Ralph Ellison papers, 1890-2005

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Part I: Miscellany, 1904-1994 (continued)
BOX I:215 Birthday tributes, 1989
Communist party, 1937-1942
Entertaining, 1963-1968, 1988
International Workers Order, 1939
Invitations
Exhibitions
1943-1946, 1952-1989
(6 folders)
BOX I:216 1990-1994
(2 folders)
General
1935-1979
(5 folders)
BOX I:217 1980-1994
(6 folders)
BOX I:218 Undated
(2 folders)
Social
1935, 1946-1994
(5 folders)
BOX I:219 Undated
Memberships and licenses, 1954-1960, 1969, 1987
Notebook covers, undated
Printed matter, 1904, 1921-1955, 1968-1985, 1993
(2 folders)
Programs, 1932-1976, 1992
(2 folders)
Ration and public assistance books, 1943
Receipts, 1932-1938, 1959
Recipes, 1969-1976, 1990-1991
BOX I:220-231 Part I: Closed, 1932-1994
Fragile material consisting mostly of correspondence, drawings, and writings removed from their original location because of condition. Photocopies have been made of each item and are available for use where the original would have appeared in the collection.
Organized and described according to the series and folders from which the items were removed.
BOX I:220 Family papers
Ellison, Fanny McConnell
Notes, undated
School papers
General, undated
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa, fundamentals of speech, 1936
(2 folders)
Writings, undated
(2 folders)
Ellison, Ralph
Correspondence
Bell, Ida Ellison, 1937
Ellison, Fanny McConnell, 1944-1945
(2 folders)
Ellison, Herbert M., undated
Drawings, 1932
Employment
Works Progress Administration, Federal Writers' Project
Assignments, 1938-1941
Miscellany, 1938-1942
Reports
Anti-Semitism, undated
“Famous Trials,” 1941
Folklore, circa 1938
(2 folders)
History of New York, N.Y., undated
“Jews in American Theatre,” circa 1939
BOX I:221 “The Negro and the War,” circa 1940
(3 folders)
“Negro Leadership,” undated
“Negroes of New York”
Chapters II, V, VI, VII, VIII, 1940
(5 folders)
“Negroes of New York”
Notes, undated
Religion and abolitionism, undated
General Correspondence
“A-Ai” miscellaneous, 1940, 1946-1992
Bellow, Saul, 1952-1964, 1977, 1994
(2 folders)
BOX I:222 Burke, Kenneth, 1945-1954, 1964-1972, 1981-1985
(3 folders)
Harrison, Hazel, 1936-1940, 1954, 1967-1969
Hughes, Langston, 1936-1966
Lazenberry, Joe, 1935-1939
Negro Quarterly, 1940-1945, 1968
(2 folders)
Wright, Richard and Ellen, 1937-1953
(2 folders)
Unidentified, undated
Organizations File
National Negro Congress, 1940
Writings File
Essays and essay collections
American Negro Congress, circa 1940
“Camp Lost Colony,” 1940
“A Congress Jim Crow Didn't Attend,” 1940
Editorial comments
General, circa 1937, 1970
Negro Quarterly, 1942-1944
(2 folders)
“Harlem Is Nowhere” (1964), 1947-1948
(3 folders)
Hemingway, Ernest, unfinished essay, circa 1940
(2 folders)
“Imprisoned in Words,” 1946-1947
“Let Us Consider the Harlem Crime Wave,” circa 1943
BOX I:223 Miscellaneous notes, 1943, 1953-1991
(2 folders)
New American left wing writers, circa 1935
“Philippine Writers Report,” 1941
“Recent Negro Fiction” (1941), 1941
(2 folders)
“Richard Wright's Blues” (1945) draft fragments and notes, 1945
“The Shadow and the Act” (1949), 1949-1950
Shadow and Act (1964)
Drafts
An American Dilemma: A Review,” 1944
Miscellaneous text, 1964-1966
“Twentieth Century Fiction and the Black Mask of Humanity,” circa 1946, 1953
“Society, Morality, and the Novel,” The Living Novel (1957), 1956-1963
“Tell It Like It Is, Baby” (1965)
Drafts, 1965-1969, 1990
(2 folders)
Galleys, notes, and general material, 1965-1969, 1990
“Three Southern Novels,” 1944
Unidentified fragments, undated
(2 folders)
“The World and the Jug” (1963), notes, undated
Memoirs, draft fragment, undated
BOX I:224 Miscellany
Notes, 1941-1988
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