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Part I: Writings File, 1935-1995 (continued)
“Charlie Houston,” undated
“A Congress Jim Crow Didn't Attend,” 1940
“The Constitution as Ground or Scene for the Enactment of the Drama of American Democracy,” undated
Down Home, with Bob Adelman, 1969-1972
Editorial comments
General, circa 1937, 1970
BOX I:96 Negro Quarterly, 1942-1944
(2 folders)
“February” (1955), circa 1937-1938, 1955
“Flamenco,” 1954
Going to the Territory (1986)
“An Extravagance of Laughter” See also Container 99, “Going to the Territory,” and Container 103, “New York, 1936"
First draft, circa 1985
Edited draft, 1985
Partial drafts, circa 1985
BOX I:97 Work folder, circa 1985
(2 folders)
Contract, 1984
Correspondence, 1984-1987
Printer's setting copy, 1986
(3 folders)
BOX I:98 Galleys
Author's edited version, 1986
(2 folders)
Master set
First pass, 1986
(3 folders)
BOX I:99 Second pass, 1986
(3 folders)
Inscriptions and mailing lists, 1986-1987
Miscellany, 1985-1987
Reviews, 1986-1987
“Going to the Territory,” Carleton Miscellany: A Review of Literature and the Liberal Arts, 1980 See also Containers 96-97, Going to the Territory, “An Extravagance of Laughter”
“The Golden Age, Time Past” (1956), 1958-1961, 1972, 1983
BOX I:100 “Harlem Is Nowhere” (1964), 1947-1948
(3 folders)
“Harlem Twenty-Four Hours After–Peace and Quiet Reign,” 1943
Hemingway, Ernest, unfinished essay, circa 1940
The hero in literature, undated
“Hidden Name and Complex Fate: A Writer's Experience in the U.S.,” 1964 See also Container 87, Library of Congress
“Homage to Duke Ellington on His Birthday” (1969), 1969-1970
“Imprisoned in Words,” 1946-1947
BOX I:101 “Indivisible Man” (1970), 1970-1973
“James Armistead Lafayette” (1974), 1974-1976
“Let Us Consider the Harlem Crime Wave,” circa 1943
“The Little Man at Chehaw Station” (1977)
Drafts and partial drafts, undated
(2 folders)
Miscellany, 1976-1978
“Living with Music,” 1955
“Minority Provincialism as a Problem in Creative Writing,” undated
BOX I:102 Miscellaneous notes, 1943, 1953-1991
(6 folders)
BOX I:103 “The Myth of the Flawed White Southerner” (1968), 1967-1969
New American left wing writers, circa 1935
“New York, 1936,” 1936 See also Containers 96-97, Going to the Territory, “An Extravagance of Laughter”
“Notes on the American Language and Literature”
Drafts and draft fragments, 1970
(4 folders)
BOX I:104 Notes and research material, 1970
“The Novel as a Function of American Democracy” (1967), 1967
“On Becoming a Writer” (1965), 1964-1965
On Being Black: Writings by Afro-Americans from Frederick Douglass to the Present, 1970
“On Being the Target of Discrimination,” 1989
“On Birdwatching and Jazz” (1962), 1962
“Perspective of Literature” (1976), 1976-1977
“Philippine Writers Report,” 1941
“Ralph Ellison: Notre Lutte Nous Proclamé à la Fois ’Nègres et Americains,'” Preuves (1958), 1957, 1969
“Recent Negro Fiction” (1941), 1941
(2 folders)
“Rejoiner” (1964) See also Container 108, “The World and the Jug”
Drafts and draft fragments, undated
Miscellany, 1964-1969
Notes, undated
“Remembering Jimmy,” 1958
BOX I:105 “Remembering Richard Wright” (1984), 1983-1984 See also Container 174, Lectures, 1971, 18 July
“Richard Wright and Negro Fiction,” 1941
“Richard Wright's Blues” (1945), 1945
Drafts and partial drafts
Draft fragments and notes
“Romare Bearden: Paintings and Projections” (1970), 1969-1970, 1985
“The Shadow and the Act” (1949), 1949-1950
Shadow and Act (1964)
Contracts, 1964-1968
Correspondence, 1964-1978
Drafts
“Introduction,” undated
An American Dilemma: A Review,” 1944
BOX I:106 “Twentieth Century Fiction and the Black Mask of Humanity,” circa 1946, 1953
Miscellaneous text, 1964-1966
Miscellany, 1964-1967, 1995
Reviews, 1964-1967
Royalty statements, 1966-1974
“Society, Morality, and the Novel,” The Living Novel (1957), 1956-1963
(3 folders)
“Speaking for You: Ralph Ellison's Cultural Vision” (1987), 1981-1988 See also Container 171, Speeches, 1975, 21 June
“The Swing to Stereo,” 1958
BOX I:107 “Tape, Disks, and Coexistence,” ghostwritten by Ellison, 1955
“Tell It Like It Is, Baby” (1965)
Drafts, 1965-1969, 1990
(4 folders)
Galleys, notes, and general material, 1965-1969, 1990
“Three Southern Novels,” 1944
“Twentieth Century Writing and the Black Mask of Humanity” (1953), 1946, 1953 See also Container 172, Lectures, 1953, 3-5 Aug.
BOX I:108 Unidentified fragments, undated
(2 folders)
“The Uses of History in Fiction,” with William Styron, Robert Penn Warren, and C. Vann Woodward, 1969 See also Container 170, Speeches, 1968, 6 Nov.
“The Way It Is,” 1942
“What America Would Be Like Without Blacks,” 1970
(2 folders)
“What's Wrong with the American Novel?” 1955
“When Does a Black Join the Middle Class? ’Not When He Has a Good Paying Job,'” 1975
“The World and the Jug” (1963) See also Container 104, “Rejoiner”
Correspondence, 1963-1964
Drafts and draft fragments, undated
Notes, undated
BOX I:109 Forewords, introductions, and endorsements
Crane, Stephen, The Red Badge of Courage, 1959-1961, 1988
(3 folders)
General, 1953-1974, 1981, 1990
Kouwenhoven, John , The Beer Can by the Highway, 1987-1988
Romare Bearden: Paintings and Projections, The Art Gallery, State University of New York, Albany, N.Y., 1968-1969
Valentine, Charles A., Culture and Poverty, 1967-1968
Walker, Scott, ed., Buying Time, 1985
BOX I:110 Memoirs
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