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BOX II:74-82 Part II: Miscellany, 1934-2002
Appointment books and calendars, awards and citations, honorary degrees, invitations to social, cultural, and charitable events, mailing addresses, notes, printed ephemera, and memorabilia.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and chronologically therein.
BOX II:74 Addresses
circa 1940-1946, 1962-1974
(2 folders)
BOX II:75 1964-1992
(6 folders)
BOX II:76 Appointment calendars
(5 folders)
BOX II:77 1965-1971
(5 folders)
BOX II:78 1972-1983
(6 folders)
BOX II:79 1984-1991
(3 folders)
Awards, citations, and honorary degrees
Adelphi University, Garden City, N.Y., 1971
American Academy in Rome, Rome, Italy, 1957 See Oversize
American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1965
Arisfield-Wolf Book Award, 1992
Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, N.Y., 1978
Brown University, Providence, R.I., 1980-1983
Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France, 1968 See Oversize
Douglass High School, Oklahoma City, Okla., 1966
Friends of American Writers, 1953
BOX II:80 Grinnell College, Grinnell, Iowa, 1967
Harold Washington Literary Award, 1992 See also Oversize
Library of Congress National Member Roster, Washington, D.C., undated
Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1971 See also Oversize
National Institute of Arts and Letters, 1964
National Medal of Arts, 1985
Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 2002 See Oversize
Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1969 See Oversize
Presidential recognition, 1985 See Oversize
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., 1966 See Oversize
Southern Poverty Law Center, 1984
Tuskegee Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., 1963
University of Maryland, College Park, Md., 1974 See Oversize
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1967
Wesleyan University, Middletown, Conn., 1980
Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1970
BOX II:81 Entertaining, 1972, 1979, 1986
Exhibitions, 1958-2002
(2 folders)
General, 1937-1940, 1946, 1957, 1966-1999
(4 folders)
Social, 1965-1986
BOX II:82 Memberships and licenses, 1986-1988, 1996
Personal papers, placement of, 1963-1982
Printed matter, 1934-1938, 1944, 1961, 1968-1993, 2000
(3 folders)
Programs, 1961-1973, 1982-1987, 1994-1998
BOX II:83 Part II: Addition, 1964
Lecture notes, 1964
BOX II:83 Lecture notes, 1964
BOX II:OV 1-OV 3 Part II: Oversize, 1896-2002
Oversize material consisting mostly of awards, citations, honorary degrees, legal records, and printed matter.
Organized and described according to the series, folders, and boxes from which the items were removed
BOX II:OV 1 Family Papers
Ellison, Ralph
Legal records
Marriage certificate, 1946 (Container II:22)
Waugh family
Marriage certificate, 1896 (Container II:25)
Organizations File
John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., Appointment to the Board of Trustees, 1967 (Container II:40)
National Council on the Arts
Appointment, 1965 (Container II:40)
BOX II:OV 2 Oklahoma Ambassador Corps, Oklahoma City, Okla.
Appointment, 1966 (Container II:42)
Writings File
Hickman novel
Outlines, undated (Container II:66)
Speeches and lectures
Poster, “The Novelist and His Form,” 1964 (Container II:68)
University of Maryland, College Park, Md., commencement program, 1974 (Container II:68)
Poster, “The Novelist As Definition of Experience,” undated (Container II:68)
Reference File
Biographical information
Johnson, Lyndon B. and Lady Bird
Statement, undated (Container II:73)
Awards, citation, and honorary degrees
American Academy of Rome, Rome, Italy, 1957 (Container II:79)
BOX II:OV 3 Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, France, 1968 (Container II:79)
Harold Washington Literary Award, 1992 (Container II:80)
Long Island University, Brooklyn, N.Y., 1971 (Container II:80)
Oklahoma Hall of Fame, 2002 (Container II:80)
Presidential Medal of Freedom, 1969 (Container II:80)
Presidential recognition, 1985 (Container II:80)
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, N.J., 1966 (Container II:80)
University of Maryland, College Park Md., honorary degree and program, 1974 (Container II:80)

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