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John Raitt papers, 1930-2009

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BOX 40, 60 Correspondence, 1948-2009
Chiefly personal letters, cards, telegrams, and fan mail.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or correspondent and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 40/12, 60/1 Family, 1948-1989
BOX-FOLDER 60/6 Fan mail, 1961-1980 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 60/5 Invitations and cards, 1973-1999 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 60/3-4 Miscellaneous, 1940s-2000s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 60/2 Notable correspondents, 1948-1997 and undated
BOX 41, 61-62, 66, 71, 76, 79 
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15
Promotional Materials, 1942-2004
The Promotional Materials are divided into two subseries. Clippings and Promotional Materials consist of newspaper and magazine articles and reviews related to Raitt. Also included are fliers, travel guides, and other materials, which along with the Posters advertise Raitt's appearances in concerts and stage productions.
Arranged alphabetically and chronologically therein.
Clippings and Promotional Materials, 1942-2002
BOX-FOLDER 61/1 1776, 1973
BOX-FOLDER 61/2 American musical, 1975
BOX-FOLDER 61/3 Carousel, 1972-1983 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/4 Destry rides again, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 61/5 I do! I do!, 1971, 1979, and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/6 A joyful noise, 1966 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/7 Kismet, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 61/8 Kiss me Kate, 1972-1974 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/9 Magdalena, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 61/10 Man of La Mancha, 1978-1979 and undated
Miscellaneous, 1940s-2000s
BOX-FOLDER 61/21 1940s-1960s
BOX-FOLDER 41/1 1945-2001
BOX-FOLDER 61/22 1970s
BOX-FOLDER 62/1 1980s
BOX-FOLDER 62/2-3 1990s
BOX-FOLDER 62/4 2000s
BOX-FOLDER 62/5 Undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/11 Miscellaneous shows, undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/12 A musical jubilee, 1975
BOX-FOLDER 61/13 Oklahoma!, 1969 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/14 On a clear day you can see forever, 1971
BOX-FOLDER 61/15 The pajama game, 1957-1964 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 62/6-8, 66/6, 71/2 Raitt, Bonnie, 1974-2002 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 66/7 Raitt, Ruby and James Raitt, 1995-1996 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/16 Seesaw, 1974-1975
BOX-FOLDER 61/17 Shenandoah, 1976-1984 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 61/18 South Pacific, 1989, 1996
BOX-FOLDER 61/19 Three wishes for Jamie, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 61/20 Zorba, 1970, 1990
Posters, 1954-2004
BOX-FOLDER 71/5 An afternoon with John Raitt, Ukiahi Playeres Theatre, 1991 June 9
BOX-FOLDER 79/1 Anna Maria Alberghetti and John Raitt at San Rafael Marin Center, 1995 May 18
BOX-FOLDER 79/2 Annie get your gun, San Francisco Civic Light Opera, Curran Theatre, undated
BOX-FOLDER 71/3 Annie get your gun, 1992
BOX-FOLDER 79/3 Annie get your gun, NBC, 1957 November 27
BOX-FOLDER 71/3 Camelot, undated
BOX-FOLDER 71/3 Carnival in Flanders, undated
BOX-FOLDER 79/4 Carousel, Lincoln Center, August 10-September 18
BOX-FOLDER 71/5, 76/4 An evening with John Raitt, undated
BOX-FOLDER 79/5 Fiddler on the roof, Louisiana Tech, Howard Auditorium, 1985 April 25-27
BOX-FOLDER 79/6 Follies, The Barclay, 2004 January 29-31
BOX-FOLDER 76/4 Guys and dolls, Pepperdine University, 1998 November 12-21
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15 John Raitt: Broadway Legend
BOX-FOLDER 79/7 John Raitt: Encore
BOX-FOLDER 71/5 John Raitt in concert, Carnegie Hall, 1985 January 16
BOX-FOLDER 76/4 A joyful noise, Theatre at Framingham, August 22-27
BOX-FOLDER 76/4 Kiss me, Kate, undated
BOX-FOLDER 71/3 Magdalena, undated
BOX-FOLDER 79/8 Man of la Mancha, Majestic Performing Arts Center, August 9-14
BOX-FOLDER 71/4 Minstrel man, undated
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15 A most happy fella, Pasadena Civic Auditorium, 1987 February 19-March 1
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15 A musical jubilee, Kennedy Center, October 28-November 8
BOX-FOLDER 79/9 The pajama game, Sunday News, 1954 August 15
BOX-FOLDER 76/4 Seesaw, undated
BOX-FOLDER 79/10 Shenandoah, Long Beach Civic Light Opera, 1984 October 20-November 4
BOX-FOLDER 79/11 Sing, America, sing, Kennedy Center, 1976 September 8-21
BOX-FOLDER 71/4 South Pacific, Glendale Music Theatre, undated
BOX-FOLDER 71/4 Three Wishes for Jamie, Shubert Theatre, undated
BOX 41, 63-65, 71-74, 76-78, 80-87 
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15
Biographical Materials, 1931-2004
The Biographical Materials are divided into four subseries. The Scrapbooks are bound volumes of clippings, articles, programs, and other items detailing Raitt's career. The Date Books reveal almost thirty years of Raitt's travel itineraries and rehearsal schedules. The Awards show the impact Raitt had across many different communities. Finally, there is a small collection of Artwork given to Raitt over the years.
Scrapbooks, 1931-1995
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 86 1931-1939
BOX 80 1937-1952
BOX 81 1952-1966
BOX 82 1966 February-1970
BOX 83 1970 January-1978 July
BOX 72 I do! I do!, 1971 ; 1776, 1973 ; Camelot, 1974
BOX 73, 78 Carousel, 1972
2 scrapbooks
BOX 74 Sing, America, Sing ; A Musical Jubilee, 1975
BOX 84 1976 January-1984 August
BOX 85 1984 October-1995 January
BOX 78 1990s
Date Books, 1966-1993
Arranged chronologically.
BOX-FOLDER 63/1 1966-1968
BOX-FOLDER 63/2 1971
BOX-FOLDER 63/3 1972-1973
BOX-FOLDER 63/4 1974
BOX-FOLDER 64/1 1975-1976
BOX-FOLDER 64/2 1977
BOX-FOLDER 64/3 1978-1979
BOX-FOLDER 64/4 1980-1981
BOX-FOLDER 64/5 1982-1983
BOX-FOLDER 64/6 1984-1985
BOX-FOLDER 65/1 1986-1987
BOX-FOLDER 65/2 1988-1989
BOX-FOLDER 65/3 1990-1991
BOX-FOLDER 65/4 1992-1993
BOX-FOLDER 65/5 Address book, undated
Awards, 1956-2004
Arranged alphabetically.
BOX-FOLDER 41/2, 71/6, 76/5 Awards and commendations, 1956-2004 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 79/12 County of Los Angeles, 1999-2004
BOX 87 Theatre Hall of Fame medal, 1994
BOX-FOLDER 41/3 University of Redlands, 1990, 1992
Artwork
Arranged alphabetically.
BOX 77 Artwork used for John Raitt: Today!, undated
Painting on canvas
BOX-FOLDER 71/7 Miscellaneous, undated
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15 Portrait of John Raitt, undated
Pencil drawing
MAPCASE-DRAWER 6/15 Zorba, original caricature by Sam Norkin, 1970

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