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BOX II:35-42 Part II: Organizations File, 1946-2000
Correspondence, reports, and printed matter relating to Ellison's participation in professional and social organizations as an officer, trustee, or advisor.
Arranged alphabetically by name of organization and chronologically therein.
BOX II:35 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, N.Y.
(6 folders)
BOX II:36 1988-1999
(4 folders)
American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, 1955-1960, 1969, 1985-1993
(3 folders)
Authors Guild, 1988, 1993-1994
Authors League of America, 1973
BOX II:37 Bennington College, Bennington, Vt., 1972-1978, 1987
Carnegie Commission on Educational Television, 1965-1966
(6 folders)
Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York, N.Y., 1986-1992
BOX II:38 Century Association, 1969-1994
(2 folders)
Citizens Budget Commission, 1997
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, 1972-2000
(5 folders)
Contemporary Forum, 1971
BOX II:39 Educational Broadcasting Corp., 1971-1976
Fund for New American Plays, 1993-1994
Hampshire College, Amherst, Mass., 1973, 1981-1989
Hudson Institute, Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1967-1975, 1982, 1994
(4 folders)
International Rescue Committee
(2 folders)
BOX II:40 1992-1997
John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, 1991
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., 1967-1971 See also Oversize
Meharry Medical College Fund, 1974-1978
Miscellany, 1970-1976, 1982-1986
Museum of the City of New York, New York, N.Y., 1973-1974, 1981-1984
National Board of Courses By Newspaper, 1975-1978
(3 folders)
National Book Foundation, 1971-1973, 1989-2000
National Citizens Committee for Broadcasting, 1973-1974
National Council on the Arts
1965 See also Oversize
(3 folders)
BOX II:41 1966-1968, 1987-1988
(4 folders)
National Endowment for the Humanities, 1968-1986
National Institute of Arts and Letters
1955, 1965-1972
(4 folders)
BOX II:42 1973-1974
New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y., 1972-1983
(2 folders)
New York Public Library, New York, N.Y., 1978-1992
Oklahoma Ambassador Corps, Oklahoma City, Okla., 1966 See also Oversize
Ossabaw Foundation, 1971
P.E.N., 1955, 1972-1974, 1993
Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, N.C., 1984-1986
WNET/Thirteen, New York, N.Y., 1968-1987
(3 folders)
BOX II:43-72 Part II: Writings File, 1935-2001
Drafts and typescripts of essays, novels, reviews, short stories, speeches, lectures, interviews, and other material written by Ellison. Correspondence relating to the production, publicity, and reception of his works is included.
Arranged alphabetically by type of work and by title therein, except for speeches, lectures, and interviews, which are arranged chronologically.
BOX II:43 Essays and essay collections
“As the Spirit Moves Mahalia,” 1972
The Collected Essays of Ralph Ellison (1995), 1995
(2 folders)
Faulkner, William, undated
“February,” 1996
Going to the Territory (1986), 1986-1988
“How to Read Signs of Bad Times,” undated
Hughes, Langston, undated
“Judge Lynch in New York,” 1939
Language, 1968-1974
(2 folders)
BOX II:44 Language, 1968-1974
(2 folders)
Letter to Norman Podhoretz, Harper's Magazine, 1967
“Light on Invisible Man,” 1953
“The Mask of a New Yorker,” 1987
Miscellany, 1943-1948, 1959, 1975
“On Becoming a Writer,” 1974
Shadow and Act (1964)
Correspondence and permissions, 1964-1968, 1991-1996
Drafts, undated
(2 folders)
Author's proofs
BOX II:45 July
Author's reading set, 1964
“A Special Message to Subscribers,” 1979
“What America Would Be Like Without Blacks,” 1994
“What Everybody Has Always Known About Sex: Some Reminders,” undated
Forewords, introductions, and endorsements
Crouch, Stanley, undated
Forrest, Leon, 1986
Kouwenhoven, John Atlee, The Beer Can By the Highway, 1987
McPherson, James Alan, Elbow Room, undated
Walker, Scott, editor, Buying Time, 1985
1955, 1961-1965
(2 folders)
BOX II:46 1966-1977, 1988-1995
(3 folders)
Letters, Trading Twelves; The Selected Letters of Ralph Ellison and Albert Murray, 2000
(2 folders)
“Adventures of an Unintentional New Yorker,” undated
Computer printouts, undated
(2 folders)
BOX II:47 Computer printouts, undated
(2 folders)
Miscellaneous pages, undated
(4 folders)
BOX II:48 Miscellaneous pages, undated
(4 folders)
Original, undated
(2 folders)
Notes, 1956-1961, 1970-1990
(1 folder)
BOX II:49 Notes, 1956-1961, 1970-1990
(3 folders)
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