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BOX 1-2 Langston Hughes, 1859-1984
Correspondence, photocopies of research material, copyedited manuscript, book reviews, radio transcript, newspaper clippings, and other printed matter pertaining to Berry's research on the life of poet Langston Hughes and her efforts to increase public recognition of Hughes's literary contributions as a twentieth-century man of letters.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 1 Concert program, "The World of Langston Hughes Music," Corona, N.Y., 1984
Correspondence, 1971-1978
District of Columbia City Council resolutions
Langston Hughes Resolution, 8 May 1979
Langston Hughes Recognition Resolution, 23 Feb. 1982
Correspondence
Printed resolution See Oversize
Newspaper clippings, 1978, undated
Photocopies of research material
Miscellaneous material, 1859-1941, undated
Rinehart and Co. correspondence, 1953-1960, undated
(7 folders)
Program from memorial service for Langston Hughes, 1967
Radio program, "A Tribute to Langston Hughes: Let Us Remember," 1979
Correspondence, 1979-1980
Script and related material, 1979
Writings
Articles
"Black Poets, White Patrons: The Harlem Renaissance Years of Langston Hughes," 1981
"The Universality of Langston Hughes," 1982
Book, Langston Hughes: Before and Beyond Harlem
Book announcement, 1983
Book reviews (arranged alphabetically by periodical), 1983-1984
Certificate of copyright registration, 1981
Copyedited manuscript, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 2 Copyedited manuscript, undated
(8 folders)
Miscellaneous galley and page proofs, undated
BOX 2-6 NAACP Task Force on Africa, 1963-1979
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, drafts of reports, printed matter, background material, photographs, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Berry's participation on the NAACP Task Force on Africa between 1976 and 1977.
Separated into administrative and subject files and arranged alphabetically therein by topic or type of material.
BOX 2 Administrative files
Briefing book, 1977
BOX 3 Correspondence and memoranda
General, 1976-1979, undated
(4 folders)
Wilson, Margaret Bush, 1976-1977
Membership list and biographies, undated
Minutes and agenda of meetings, 1976-1977
NAACP
Annual convention resolutions, 1976
"The NAACP and Africa," undated
"Reclaiming a Heritage: A Historical Profile of the NAACP and Africa"
Draft, undated
Printed edition, 1977
Newspaper clippings, 1977-1978
Photographs
Botswana, meeting with Seretse M. Khama, 1977
Rhodesia, Salisbury, undated
Zambia, dinner with Kenneth David Kaunda, 1977
Reports and recommendations, 1977, undated
Drafts (arranged by team leader)
Butler, Broadus N.
Freeman, Robert
Lythcott, George
Williams, Franklin
Botswana
BOX 4 General recommendations
Miscellaneous drafts and notes
Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
Tanzania
Zambia
"Preliminary Report and Recommendations of the NAACP Task Force Committee on Africa to the National Board of Directors"
Visa and travel information, 1976-1977
Subject files
African Fund, 1976-1979
American Committee on Africa, 1975-1978
American Council on Education, Overseas Liaison Committee, 1977
Botswana
Background information, 1974, undated
Director of broadcasting, 1969-1976
Material sent by or about task force members
Cobb, W. Montague, speech, 1977
Crocker, Cyril L., 1977
Erwin, John B., statement by Victor T. Levine, 1976
Flipper, Cassandra M., 1976
Graves, Earl, 1977
BOX 5 Gregory, Karl D., 1971-1977
Williams, Franklin, 1974-1976
Wilson, Margaret Bush, material on the African-American Conference in Lesotho, 1976
Media in Africa
Abstract for study, 1976
Background information, 1971-1977, undated
(2 folders)
Newspaper clippings, 1976-1977
Recommendations to the NAACP, undated
Namibia, 1974-1976
Organization of African Unity, 1977, undated
Rhodesia (Zimbabwe)
American mercenaries
"Americans in the Rhodesian Defense Forces," addendum to task force report, 1977
Miscellaneous notes and photocopies, United States citizenship and expatriation laws, 1963-1977, undated
Newspaper clippings, 1976-1977
Official brochures, information sheets, and application forms, 1976, undated
Government publications
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, 1975-1976
Ministry of Information, Immigration and Tourism, 1976-1977
BOX 6 Miscellaneous departments, 1976-1977, undated
Rhodesian Catholic Commission for Justice and Peace, 1976
Rhodesian Christian Group, 1976
Tilcor (Tribal Trust Land Development Corp.), 1970-1977
United African National Council, 1976-1977, undated
Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU), Zimbabwe News, Jan.-Feb. 1977
Zimbabwe United People's Organization, undated
Tanzania
Background information, 1967-1977, undated
Media
General, 1976
Notes from interview with Isaac Sepetu, minister for information and broadcasting, 1977
United States foreign policy concerning Africa
Memorandum on Henry Kissinger's policies toward Angola and southern Africa, undated
Miscellaneous, 1976-1978
Newspaper clippings, 1971-1978
Young, Andrew, newspaper clippings, 1977
Zambia
Government publications, 1968-1976
Media, 1974-1977
BOX 7-16 Women's Issues, 1972-1983
Correspondence, memoranda, minutes, invoices, reports, speeches, press releases, brochures, printed matter, and newspaper clippings relating to Berry's work with the President's Advisory Committee for Women and the Department of Labor Women's Bureau; her attendance at the United Nations Decade for Women Mid-Decade Conference, the Second International Seminar of the National Council of Negro Women, and the Transcentury Women-to-Women Program; and her research on women's issues between 1977 and 1983.
Arranged largely sequentially according to activity and alphabetically therein by topic. Miscellaneous subject files comprise the final grouping.
BOX 7 President's Advisory Committee for Women
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