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BOX 1-3 Baseball File, 1945-2000
Correspondence, telegrams, fan mail, baseball contracts and related items, financial and legal records, interviews and writings, photocopies, newspaper clippings, printed matter, and miscellaneous items concerning Robinson's baseball career and related topics.
Arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.
BOX 1 African-American athletes, 1968-1971
Brooklyn Dodgers
Barnstorming in Mexico, 1953
Contracts, 1949-1952
Miscellany, 1949, undated
New York Giants, proposed trade, 1956 See also Container 2, same heading
Newspaper clippings, 1947-1955, 1987, undated
Statistics, 1951, undated
Wolinsky v. Robinson, 1956
World series
1947, Red Barber's retrospective articles, 1982
1955
Caray, Harry, Sports Digest
Telegrams
1956
Chandler, Happy
Receipts and distribution statement
Telegrams
Campanella, Roy, 1957-1959
Correspondence
Dressen, Charles, 1957, 1963
Miscellaneous, 1946-1959, 1985
Norton, Ralph, 1946-1947
O'Malley, Walter F., 1956, 1962
Discrimination in baseball
Correspondence
Bavasi, Buzzie, 1971
Chandler, Happy, 1970, undated
Miscellaneous, 1956-1959, 1968
Interviews and writings, 1957, undated
Louisiana athletic segregation bill, 1956
Media, 1951-1956, undated
Miscellany, 1954, 1961, 1987, undated
Fan mail, 1949-1968, undated
Mann, Arthur, photocopies from his collection of papers in the Library of Congress
Correspondence, 1946-1947, undated
Fan mail, 1947
Rickey, Branch, 1945-1953
Scouting report on Robinson by Clyde Sukeforth, 1945
Writings, 1947, 1953, undated
Miscellany, 1945, undated
BOX 2 Montreal Royals, 1946, 1988, undated
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Cooperstown, N.Y.
Letters of congratulation, 1962
Fan mail
Replies
Special correspondence
Newspaper clippings, 1962
Radio and television appearances, 1962
Southern Christian Leadership Conference testimonial dinner, 1962 See also Container 4, same heading
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Letters and telegrams
Miscellany
Seating list
Tributes, 1962
National League All-Star team, 1952
Negro Baseball League, 1945, 1988, 2000, undated
New York Giants, proposed trade See also Container 1, same heading
Contract and retirement, 1956-1957
Correspondence, 1956-1957
Fan response, 1956-1957
Newspaper clippings and reports, 1956
Post-baseball tributes
Correspondence, 1962
Miscellany, 1961, 1985
Printed matter, 1962, 1972-1977, 1983-1984, undated
Reichler, Joseph L., interview, 1947, 1958
BOX 3 Retirement, 1957
Correspondence
Fan response
(2 folders)
Special correspondence
Goode, Malvin R.
Letter of acceptance of retirement application
Newspaper clippings
Rickey, Branch, photocopies from his collection of papers in the Library of Congress
Correspondence, 1946-1950, 1963
Miscellany, 1947, undated
BOX 3-4 Civil Rights, 1947-1990
Correspondence, memoranda, telegrams, financial and legal records, reports, speeches and writings, congressional testimony, printed matter, newspaper clippings, photocopies, and miscellaneous items relating to Robinson's activities on behalf of the African-American community and his support of the civil rights movement.
Arranged alphabetically by subject and chronologically therein.
BOX 3 African affairs
African-American Students Foundation, Project Airlift Africa
Correspondence, 1959-1962, undated
Scrapbook, 1959
American Committee on Africa
Boycott of the 1968 Olympics, 1956-1958, 1968, 1990, undated
Miscellany, 1961
American University in Liberia proposal, 1960
Business and investment opportunities, 1957-1961
Human rights and politics, 1962, undated
Allied Organizations for Civil Rights in Kentucky, 1964
Commission on Negro History and Culture, 1967-1968
Congress of Racial Equality
Chaney-Goodman-Schwerner Memorial Center, Meridian, Miss., 1964-1965, undated
Miscellany, 1961, undated
Scholarship, Education, and Defense Fund, 1964-1966
Correspondence, 1960-1970, undated
Elks, fraternal order, 1957, undated
Hate mail, 1962-1963
King, Martin Luther, Jr.
Death and memorials, 1968
BOX 4 Open house jazz festival, 1963
Labor relations, 1960-1962
March on Washington, 1963
Marshall, Thurgood, 1962
Medgar Evers Memorial Fund, 1964
Miscellany, 1950, 1962, 1972, undated
Mount Olive Baptist Church, Sasser, Ga., rebuilding program, 1963-1964
NAACP
Awards
Annual Merit Award, 1947
Spingarn Medal, 1956-1957
Correspondence, 1954-1964
Criticism of leadership, 1967, undated
Financial statements, 1958
Jackie Robinson Day, 1958
Little Rock Central High School, Little Rock, Ark., 1957-1958
Miscellany, 1958-1969, undated
Photocopies from the records of the NAACP, Library of Congress
Articles and writings, 1957-1963, undated
Freedom Fund speaking tour
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