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Part I: Writings File, 1935-1995 (continued)
“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
Typescript draft, circa 1981
(3 folders)
Draft fragments, undated
Notes and outlines, 1938, 1968, 1981-1985
Miscellany
Bibliographies, 1968-1977, 1986
(2 folders)
Copyrights, 1963-1979, 1989
Literary criticism about Ellison
1943-1959
BOX I:111 1960-1994
(7 folders)
BOX I:112 Undated
(2 folders)
Notes, 1941-1988 See also Container 142, Invisible Man
(4 folders)
BOX I:113 Notes, 1941-1988
(3 folders)
Permissions and reprints
1956-1970
(5 folders)
BOX I:114 1971-1992
(4 folders)
Plot ideas, undated
Royalty statements, 1956-1958, 1964-1992 See also Oversize
Unidentified fragments, circa 1940, 1963
(3 folders)
BOX I:115 Novels
Airman novel, 1942-1945
Hickman novel
Contract, 1965
Drafts
Episodes
“As Hickman Turned the Corner,” undated
(2 folders)
“Backwacking, A Plea to the Senator,” 1976
Bliss and Hickman at the Circus, undated
Bliss and Hickman at the movies, undated See also Container 116, Bliss, Body, and Meatwhistle
Bliss and Severin's mother, undated
Bliss and Sister Georgia, undated
BOX I:116 Bliss and the coffin, undated
Bliss, Body, and Meatwhistle, 1959, 1981 See also Container 115, Bliss and Hickman at the movies
Bliss recalls making the movie, undated
Bliss relates the tale of Reverend Eatmore, undated
Bliss runs away to the movie house, undated
Bliss's kidnaping from church, undated
Briscoe and Silvester in the barbershop, undated
“Cave of the Winds,” undated
“Charlee,” undated
Cliofus and Miss Janey, undated
Cliofus describes “whooping,” undated
(1 folder)
BOX I:117 Cliofus describes “whooping,” undated
(1 folder)
“Cliofus Recalling Halloween,” undated
Cliofus relates tale of “Big Mama and the Six Little Children” and Russian novel, 1982
(2 folders)
Cliofus relates tale of castration and the movie scene, undated
(3 folders)
BOX I:118 Cliofus relates tale of castration and the movie scene, undated
(3 folders)
Cliofus relates tale of Miss Kindly and the whale, undated See also Container 130, “A Song of Innocence”
Cliofus relates tale of the elephant, 1983
Cliofus talks with McIntyre, undated
(3 folders)
BOX I:119 Cliofus talks with Severin, undated
(2 folders)
“Epigram for Novel,” undated
Hickman and his congregation at the Lincoln Memorial, undated
Hickman and McIntyre: “How dare you force yourself into my secrets...,” undated
Hickman and Milsap, undated
(2 folders)
Hickman and Miss Janey, undated
Hickman and the birth of Bliss
1965, 1976
BOX I:120 1985
Hickman and Wilhite at Mister Jessie's
Complete sequences, 1968
(6 folders)
Detective tells of scam, undated
BOX I:121 Junk room, circa 1985
(3 folders)
Lonnie Barnes's speech, 1972
Maud, the cross-eyed lady, undated
McMillen speaks to Hickman and Wilhite, 1976, 1990
Miscellaneous scenes, undated
Police interrogate Hickman and Wilhite, undated
Hickman and Wilhite leave the Lincoln Memorial, undated
BOX I:122 Hickman and Wilhite search for the senator's mistress, undated
Hickman arrives in Oklahoma, circa 1987
(2 folders)
Hickman at Mr. Jessie's, undated
(3 folders)
Hickman dreams about a funeral, undated
Hickman encounters Leroy, undated
(2 folders)
BOX I:123 Hickman encounters Leroy, undated
(2 folders)
“Hickman in Paris,” 1989
“Hickman Reaches Decision to See Janey,” undated
“Hickman Reminiscing,” undated See also Container 124, “Ish Is Not a Fish”
(3 folders)
Hickman studies the tapestry, undated
BOX I:124 Hickman with Bliss at the hospital, undated See also Container 164, “Night Talk”
(3 folders)
Hickman witnesses the shooting, undated
“Ish Is Not a Fish” and “Reconcilement,” undated See also Container 123, “Hickman Reminiscing”
It Always Breaks Out,” undated
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