Zines Series, 1973-1995 5 boxes
This series consists of 367 zines dating from 1973 to 1995, likely collected by the donor from 1992 to 1995. The collection primarily includes personal zines by women (though some are by men) that focus on the riot grrrl scene, feminism, punk music, and progressive political causes. Many of the zines include correspondence from the authors.
Zines 8 boxes
The zines have been divided into sub-series based on editorship by women or men; zines are filed under women if they are co-edited and at least one editor is a woman. Within each sub-series, zines are alphabetized by title. Each folder contains an individual title with a range of issues included if known.
The Youth 2001-2015 series covers the records of the youth division of El Pueblo Inc. Youth leadership is one of the main facets of the work of El Pueblo Inc. and due to its importance, the Youth series is divided into related sub-series: Events, Advocacy, Adminstrative, and Programs. The majority of the series is housed in electronic records.
These two albumen prints provide titles but not the name of the photographer. Comparison with negatives housed at the National Archives provided the attribution for these photographs. The images are 13 ¼ x 10 inches mounted on 14 x 11 mat boards. The mat boards are gilt-edged. These photographs are identical in size and mounting to five photographs attributed to John K. Hillers. See his California Series.
Writings (W), 1934-2009 and undated 43 boxes
The writings series includes materials from Franklin's books, articles, speeches, edited works, and miscellaneous writings, including his book reviews, interviews, outlines, and other essays. Files have been arranged by publication format into these various subseries, with detailed descriptions below.
Writings, undated 2 boxes
The Religious Writings concern Robert Burns Mayes's book The Tecnobaptist (published 1857) and related topics including his essays on aeiparthenia, anti-Romanism, and church music.
Mathematical Writings relate to Robert Burns Mayes's 1878-1880 study of the ancient Greek geometric problem of trisecting an angle (a mathematical impossibility) and include correspondence with Professor J. W. Nicholson as well as Mayes's essay "The Mathematical Pariah".
Poetry consists of writings by Robert Burns Mayes III and Fanny Harris Mayes. In All Generations, subtitled "Poems of the Past, the Passing, and the Coming," is a 458-page typescript collection of poems on religious and historical themes. Many of the poems relate to the Civil War and to Mayes, Stuart, and Dimitry family history and there are some long passages of biographical narrative. It is dedicated to "my eight soldier-uncles [...] who have ended the march, and are resting on the bivouac." It seems that this work was intended for publication as it was edited and annotated at some point after the author's death in 1922. Brief excerpts from works by other poets are interspersed.
"Ivy Locke" is a 36-page poem written circa 1895 by Fanny Harris Mayes at age 18.
This series contains materials related to Tax's writings, speeches and songs. It includes drafts and research files from her historical novels Rivington St. and Union Square (working title The Bright Future) about Eastern European immigrants living in New York City in the early twentieth century and their engagement with radical politics. There is some material about Tax's 1980 book The Rising of the Women, about rise of feminism and its relationship with union and labor movements, and its 2001 reprint, as well as some material about her 1980 children's book Families. Articles and columns she wrote for a number of publications, including The Nation, are included. It also includes drafts of an unpublished novel and memoir, professional correspondence related to her writing career, as well as early writings and memorabilia from high school and college.
The Writings/Speeches Series includes drafts, essays, articles, and speeches written by C.C. Spaulding, Asa T. Spaulding, and W.J. Kennedy, Jr. Within C.C. Spaulding's materials are writings and speeches delivered in his capacity as NC Mutual president. Other writings include articles, letters to the editor, and commencement or other public addresses.
Writings series, undated 17 boxes
The Writings Series contains Fritz's notebooks and diaries as well as drafts, published articles, and papers related to the publication of Fritz's prose writings, poetry, and book and article reviews. The Notebooks and Diaries subseries contains Fritz's diaries, notebooks, address books, and other volumes. Most of the volumes contain irregular diary entries, reflections, poetry drafts, and drawings. The Prose Subseries contains drafts and published versions of Fritz's essays, articles, letters to the editor, and other prose pieces. The bulk of these materials predate Fritz's emigration to England. Included in this series are drafts of Fritz's book, Dreamers and Dealers: An Intimate Appraisal of the Women's Movement. Also included are clippings, notes, and editorial comments on Fritz's work and an article submission index tracking the publications and journals to which Fritz submitted her writings. The Poetry subseries includes poetry manuscripts; drafts and proofs of Fritz's published poetry anthologies, including From Cookie to Witch is an Old Story, Going, Going..., Somewhere En Route - Poems, 1987-1992, The Way to Go, and an apparently unpublished collection of poems, Bureau de Change; materials related to the publication of Touching the Sun, an anthology dedicated to the memory of poet Adam Johnson, edited by Fritz; and other papers. The Book Reviews subseries contains drafts and published versions of Fritz's reviews of books, articles, and poetry.
Writings Series, circa 1945 and undated 2 folders
Chiefly contains guides written by Henry Schuman for writers of biographies, to be used for essays submitted for inclusion in the Life of Science Library published by Henry Schuman, Inc., Publishers in 1948. Other writings include a mission statement for the Life of Science Library, a chronology of important collections, expositions, and museum of medicine and public health, and a draft of a manuscript by an unknown author possibly edited by Schuman, titled "The Medical Man of 18th Century Virginia as Revealed in the Life of Hugh Mercer." Arranged alphabetically by title.
The Writings Series is divided into three subseries, Restricted, Open, and Books (open). Restricted and Open subseries were arranged according to the terms described in the Processing Note and Restrictions. Internal information as well as external databases and bibliographies were used to determine the publication status of works as of Fall, 1996. Since the restrictions status of works will change after this list is printed, as works are published or as researchers locate publication information not found during processing, researchers should bring such information to the attention of Special Collections Staff as needed.
Includes notes, drafts, manuscripts, and reprints of articles, excluding those pertaining to Joseph A. Schumpeter. The files cover the period from 1947 to 1988, and are arranged in alphabetical order.
This series contains drafts of Allison's unpublished and published works as well as her personal journals, which are restricted and require permission from the creator prior to use.
This series also contains Allison's unpublished writings, which require written permission from their creator for access and copying.
Materials in this series include research files, drafts, and publicity-related files for all of Kamen's major works as of 2006, as well as drafts of and materials related to articles and other shorter pieces written by Kamen. The Other Files subseries primarily includes correspondence related to the publishing of Kamen's writings, and also contains pieces in which Kamen is cited. Works represented in the Writings series are the nonfiction books All In My Head: An Epic Quest to Cure an Unrelenting, Totally Unreasonable, and Only Slightly Enlightening Headache (2005), Feminist Fatale: Voices from the "Twentysomething" Generation Explore the Future of the "Women's Movement" (1991), Her Way: Young Women Remake the Sexual Revolution (2000), and the plays Jane: Abortion and the Underground (1999) and Seven Dates with Seven Writers (1998). A significant number of drafts are present; some reflect different iterations of a work in progress, or segments thereof, and some incude comments and notations by Kamen and others. A large portion of the research conducted by Kamen for her works of nonfiction is in the form of interviews. Typed transcriptions of many of these interviews are included and are identified most often by the location in which the interviews were conducted. The collection contains many notebooks used by Kamen during her research but the handwriting is quite difficult to decipher. Wherever possible, original folder titles have been retained. The subseries are arranged alphabetically by major work, followed by Other Writings and Other Files.
Contains drafts, proofs, and supporting files for Cripps's many writing projects and publications, centering around his research on representations of African American in American popular culture, especially his two-volume work on film, Slow Fade to Black and Making Movies Black, 1993. Some materials relate to The Green Pastures, a guide to the black folk film classic (1936) of the same name, edited by Cripps and Tino Balio and published in 1979. Other writings represented in the files include the essay "The Negro Soldier (1944): Film Propaganda in Black and White" written with David Culbert; and the book Hollywood's High Noon, regarding the formation of Hollywood in the years before television. Original folder titles have been retained; arranged in original order as received. Larger record storage cartons are marked as "RS."
Correspondence, mailing lists, background material, and writings drafts relating to the Southeast Women's Employment Coalition publications. The bulk of the series concerns their newsletter Generations. Arranged in alphabetical order by publication.
Consists of manuscripts and galley proofs of the Early Tales and Sketches (ET+S) of Mark Twain, Volume 1, and the page proofs for Early Tales and Sketches, Volume 2. Branch co-edited both of these volumes, which were published in 1979 and 1981, respectively. The galley proofs of ET+S Volume 1 and the page proofs of ET+S Volume 2 are oversized materials. Arranged in original order.
Arranged alphabetically by book title. Folders for single stories are filed after the book titles in a separate alphabetical sequence. Writings in other genres, including poetry, and miscellaneous fragments of fiction manuscripts appear at the end of the series. A number of the typescripts were printed out from diskettes included in the collection; these are marked with a "Disk" number in the upper left hand corner of the first page.
The Writings Series is divided into subseries by the titles of Chesler's published works: Women and Madness;Women Money and Power;About Men;With Child;Mothers on Trial; Sacred Bond; and Letters to a Young Feminist. There is also a short subseries of Miscellaneous Writings.
Includes articles and books by Rosen on package design and typography, along with industry reviews of Rosen's design work. Bulk of series is comprised of published book manuscripts, drafts, research, correspondence, and accompanying promotional brochures and reviews for three books by Rosen: The Corporate Search for Visual Identity, Digital Type Specimens, Type & Typography, along with materials relating to the Treasury of Alphabets by Jan Tschichold, for which Rosen wrote the introduction. Also contains unpublished book concepts for two illustrated children's books, a graphic design project on visual identification, and teaching materials on package design and typography. Arranged alphabetically.
Contains several short stories and novels written by Silvette as well as his semi-autobiographical novel "A Chapter of Chances." Most of the short stories deal with medical or scientific themes. Silvette also wrote under the pseudonym Dogbolt Barnaby.
Writings Series, 1959-2006 6 boxes
Throughout her career, Reitz wrote a number of fiction and non-fiction pieces, some of which were published and some of which remained in manuscript form. These included the book, Mushroom Cookery (1965) and a variety of articles on food that were primarily related to her work as a food critic in the 1960s; the book, Menopause: A Positive Approach (1977) and other writings on women's health and feminism primarily in the 1970s; and a number of ongoing projects related to music primarily in the 1980s and beyond. The majority of this series relates to Reitz's music writings, containing drafts, research notes, and related materials.
Arranged in two subseries: Writings by North, organized by title, and Writings by Others, organized alphabetically by the author's last name. Folders contain published articles, chapters, reports, drafts of essays and articles, and research notes by North and other authors. In some cases, occasional correspondence or revision notes are attached to drafts or chapters. Topics include economic development and growth, international economic policies, and economic history.
The series contains more than fifty writings by North, including some early works from the 1950s and 1960s on United States economic issues such as industrialization and regional economic growth. Large sets of files document the writing and publication of North's books: Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance; Understanding the Process of Economic Change; Violence and Social Orders: A Conceptual Framework for Interpreting Recorded Human History; and the 2008 project called In the Shadow of Violence.
This largest series in the collection contains drafts and published copies of all of Sallie Bingham's literary writings, including her poems, short stories, plays, novels as well as essays and book reviews. There is a significant amount of material devoted to her memoir Passion and Prejudice as well as to her many novels. Files are arranged alphabetically by the title of the work and many include related research files, correspondence with publishers or producers, contracts, letters from well-wishers, and copies of reviews or publicity. At the end of the series are miscellaneous files pertaining to Bingham's writing, including proposed projects, newspaper clippings for research and book reviews.
Many of Bingham's writings were received as electronic files. If an individual work has a corresponding electronic file, an entry for the file is included in the alphabetical list below. In such cases, following an individual work's title there is a brief description, then the electronic file's name, the year in which the file was last modified, and the file's disk (subdirectory) name. A number of these works exist in more than one iteration; these may have multiple file names and/or reside in multiple subdirectories. Note that many of the following works possess multiple files that may have been created or edited in different years. Disks were assigned consecutive numbers reflecting the original order in which they were received.
[The contents of each disk was migrated to a library server. Please consult a reference archivist for access to the electronic files.]
Contains writings by Metter on the advertising industry, along with and one speech by JWT executive Burt Manning. Bulk of series is composed of drafts and research for an unpublished book manuscript, working title "Breaking the Rules at J. Walter Thompson," an account of JWT's transformations throughout the late 1970s and 1980s. Of particular research value are several folders of sources for Chapter 2 of this manuscript (reports outlining the history of JWT; a New York Times article announcing the original JWT donation to Duke University) and chapter drafts/press clippings documenting the WPP takeover of JWT in 1987. Book manuscript arranged by chapter, therein alphabetically.
Folders house drafts and manuscripts of Simmons' writings, and a few pieces by others. Arranged in alphabetical order. Cover proofs of Dawn: A Charleston Legend have been removed to oversize housing.
Contains an electronic file of an unpublished manuscript, WANTING MAGIC, by J. Theodore Ellis, dated 2012-2014, including his unpublished notes, footnotes, and reflections based on the works of Hall-Simmons and related individuals, as well as professional studies of transsexualism and sexual identity. There is a printout of selected pages of the manuscript.
Some typescripts have the typed name "Gordon Langley Hall" crossed out in pen and replaced with "Dawn Langley Simmons."
Writings Series, 1945-1967 2 boxes
Among Randel's writings in this collection are drafts and proofs or articles and books on Eggleston, a copy of his dissertation on Eggleston completed at Columbia University in 1945, bibliographic and other notes, and an index to the most important Eggleston correspondents.
The largest component of the series is the typewritten manuscript of The Member of the Wedding, with the author's hand-written corrections. There are numerous variants for certain portions of the novel and material not used in the published version. The series also contains a copy of the manuscript of The Clock without Hands, which was sent at the request of McCullers to Jordan Massee by Robert Lantz of Robin Productions. Other material includes Jordan Massee's notes about The Member of the Wedding, as well as published and unpublished short pieces written by McCullers. Among these are an essay by McCullers entitled "Russian Realists and Southern Writers"; her contemplation on the writing process; a collection of verses for children originally bound in a notebook, Sweet as a Pickle and Clean as a Pig; handwritten lyrics for a song from The Ballad of the Sad Cafe; and finally, typescripts of "The Dual Angel" and "A Tree. A Rock. A Cloud," inscribed and signed by the author. At the end of the series, there are also two poems by Edith Sitwell, accompanied by Jordan Massee's notes.
Largest in the collection, the Writings Series contains drafts, notes, manuscripts, reviews, and correspondence (both with editors and readers), as well as other material such as contracts and copyright agreements related to Morgan's novels, anthologies, and poetry. Individual subseries, arranged alphabetically, contain material relating to almost all of Morgan's book-length published works. Within each subseries, documents are in the original order to reflect the publishing process. Materials in the Poems, Other Writings by Morgan, Writings by Others, and Grants subseries are all in chronological order.
The material related to the production of the Sisterhood is Global anthology is particularly extensive. It includes files on individual contributors, which contain ephemeral publications and correspondence providing insights into the lives of women in different parts of the world. Less extensive material on shorter published and unpublished works can be found in the Poems Subseries and Other Writings by Morgan Subseries. Particularly noteworthy in the latter are samples of Morgan's earliest writings, which reveal an acute sense of humour and sensitivity at an early age, and the many folders of Morgan's comments on other women's works. Finally, at the end of the Writings Series, there are a few manuscripts by other authors, including poetry and a dissertation about Morgan's work.
Includes letters to the editors of various publications, journal articles, poetry and other writings by McCall, along with a small collection of writings by others. The series is organized into two subseries--Writings by McCall and Writings by Others. Writings by McCall are arranged into five categories--advertising-related, autobiographical writings, letters to the editor, poetry and literature, and social-political--and alphabetically therein. Writings by Others are arranged alphabetically by author.
Comprises a variety of materials connected with the Warners' efforts to document American folk traditions. Includes journal articles and essays, grant applications; materials related to the production of Anne Warner's book, Traditional American Folk Songs, 1984; folk song lyrics, published and unpublished; and Anne Warner's hand-written field research journals and notebooks. Some of the material in the Audio-visual Materials Series can be found in this series in written form, including transcribed sound recordings of "folk" songs and some interviews collected in the Library of Congress master tapes, which are not included in Anne Warner's book. Organized according to the subject matter of each particular writing.
Contains early drafts and master proof manuscripts of Blair's writing. Drafts of chapters for America's Humor from Poor Richard to Doonesbury makes up the bulk of the material in this series, but the series also includes drafts of Blair's earlier publications. In addition, the series includes correspondence regarding publication of these materials.
Contains several drafts of sections and sidebars for Dawkins's book. Also has two smaller drafts of manuscripts Dawkins wrote using the materials found in this collection.
The materials in this series document Fishback's writing career, containing her published works as well as a large amount of work in unpublished form. Writings include articles and light poetry written for national news and general-interest publications such as Collier's, Liberty, Life, Look, the New York Times, New Yorker, Saturday Evening Post, and Time. Writings also include Fishback's contributions to women's magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Family Circle, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, Judge, Mademoiselle, McCall's, War Brides, Woman's Day, and Woman's Home Companion. A large number of Fishback's poems were reprinted as compilations; Fishback also compiled her own work in several scrapbooks. Materials also represent Fishback's writings for children, including a promotional booklet for Martex and an English translation of a German poetry book. In addition to general prose and poetry, this series also includes materials collected and produced for a column entitled "Woman-Talk," which Fishback wrote for Liberty from 1943-1947. Also included are short stories, greeting card work, letters to magazine and newspaper editors, speeches for various events such as author talks and advertising conventions, and other miscellaneous writings.
The series is arranged into seven subseries--General Files; Greeting Cards; Poetry; Prose; Scrapbooks; Speeches; and Other Writings--and alphabetically therein.
General files document the administrative aspects of Fishback's writing career. These files contain correspondence, chiefly between Fishback and various editors and publishers, as well as financial and legal materials.
A set of Fishback's published books has been cataloged separately and is available in the Duke Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library. Individual titles can be found in the online library catalog. Duplicate copies of these books have remained with the collection.
Large-format materials have been removed to Oversize Materials. Where entire folders have been removed, their logical location in the container list has been indicated by dummy folders enclosed in brackets that indicate the physical location. Where single items have been removed, the relocation has been enumerated within parentheses.
Includes correspondence, a diary/autograph book, clippings, a scrapbook, printed material, notes, and manuscripts. The first part of the series contains personal correspondence and miscellaneous publications. The "How Times Do Change" Subseries contains copies of Dixon's articles by that title and drafts and notes for articles, as well as a volume of reproductions of the articles. The subseries is arranged with the published volume first, followed by miscellaneous articles in chronological order, and finally drafts and notes for articles arrranged by subject.
Contains published material and other writings assembled by Louise Davis in folders representing members of the Davis family, and includes Davis and Stone family trees, clippings on family history, and other genealogical research. Among the printed material are magazine features on Louise Davis from The Mountain Ear (Febr. 8, 2001); Portland (Feb.-Mar. 2004); and Colby (Fall 2004). Also found in this series are articles written by Louise Davis for the New York Citizen-Call; Washington Afro-American; Chicago Daily Defender; The Players Showcase; Washington Post; WTOP-TV; Contact; Philadelphia Daily News; and the Philadelphia Inquirer . There are also liner notes written by Louise Davis for jazz recordings by Ramsey Lewis and Stanley Cowell.
Folders also house photocopies of articles written by Thulani Davis for the Village Voice and the San Francisco Sun Reporter, reviews of her novels 1959 and Maker of Saints, and flyers for her poetry readings and performances. Her collaboration with Anthony Davis on the operas X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X and Amistad is also documented.
Includes reviews and feature articles on the work of Collis Davis Jr. and on Anthony Davis's musical performance and composition career, including his operas X, The Life and Times of Malcolm X, Under the Double Moon, Tania, Amistad, and Wakonda's Dream.
Materials related to Georgia Campbell Neal include photocopies of sketches for her autobiography, her death certificate, and obituaries for her fourth husband James McKinley Neal.
Writings and other items related to Arthur P. Davis, Sr. include photocopies of articles from the Washington Post and New Directions, an article from the journal Phylon, and obituaries from the New York Times and Washington Post. Also included is a brochure on a radio series, Ebony Harvest, 26 talks on American literature created and narrated by Arthur P. Davis, Sr.
Sections are arranged in alphabetical order by last name. See the top section of this collection guide for biographical information on each individual.
Primarily manuscripts of Jackson's and Thomas's Poe Log, including a complete draft of Jackson's early, unpublished, solo version, entitled In Search of Eldorado, which has a foreword by Jay B. Hubbell. Other significant materials include Jackson's research for Poe and the Southern Literary Messenger (SLM), and for his book on 19th-century humorist Hardin E. Taliaferro. The remainder of the series includes such items as his work as an undergraduate and graduate student at Duke University, a number of books reviews, a draft of an article on Politian, and a listing of Jackson's Poe library. Arrangement is roughly chronological with some overlap, following the sequence of projects on which Jackson worked during the course of his life.
Divided into two subseries, those by Miss Bridgers and those by others. Those by Miss Bridgers are subarranged alphabetically by title, while those by others are subarranged alphabetically by author. Also includes miscellaneous notes, writings, and drafts of unidentified manuscripts.
Includes handwritten and typescript drafts of Wainio's poetry, prose, and plays. The largest amount of material is from his work on Starfuck and Amorfos. Also includes a small amount of his artwork; published versions of his poetry and prose; as well as some works published by others.
Various personal and professional writings, clippings, pamphlets, and speeches created and collected by the Bryants and Zellers. Includes early speeches made by JEB at the Wesleyan Seminary at Kent's Hill, Maine, showing his early thoughts on temperance, slavery, and women. The series also includes writings and clippings pertaining to political conventions (including the Freedmen's convention of Georgia in 1866), historical views of the differences between the North and South that were being shaped during Reconstruction, and JEB's shift in focus from educating Black people to educating the Southern White working-class people. There are also diaries by Emma Spaulding Bryant, scrapbooks by Alice Zeller and her husband Julius Zeller, and a biography written by Alice Zeller about her parents (John and Emma). Some of the materials are not original and are typescripts and photocopies.
The Writing Series comprises drafts, proofs, and galleys related to Pratt's major works through 2003, as well as materials related to shorter pieces by Pratt, reviews, print interviews, materials related to Pratt's editorial work, and personal journals. The series also contains materials pertaining to the outside funding from grants and speaking appearances that Pratt obtained to support herself as a writer. The subseries are arranged chronologically, starting with Pratt's journals, followed by her major works, and then Feminary, Workers World, Other Writings, Grant Applications, Interviews, Gigs, and Manuscripts by Others. The first subseries, Journals, contains journals filled with Pratt's daily thoughts and activities. Major works represented in the Writing Series are Pratt's poetry and essay collections The Sound of One Fork, We Say We Love Each Other, Crime Against Nature, Rebellion: Essays 1980-1991, S/HE, Walking Back Up Depot Street, and The Dirt She Ate. The Feminary and Workers World subseries document Pratt's editorial work as well as writing. Other Writings includes miscellaneous works not related to Pratt's major books. Grant Applications documents Pratt's attempts to gain funding to support herself as a writer. The Interviews subseries contains print interviews by other individuals about Pratt. The Gigs subseries pertains to Pratt's speaking and conference appearances. Manuscripts by Others comprises writings by other individuals that were sent to Pratt for her perusal or commentary. Pratt's original folder titles were retained.
Writings/Drafts comprises manuscript drafts, notes, and some published versions of Chaloner’s assorted publications. Included are treatises on the lunacy laws of various states, Chaloner’s experiments in psychology, a variety of sonnets, and drafts of two plays: Robbery Under Law, and Saul, A Tragedy in Three Acts.
This series includes an assortment of writings and other material generated or collected by the Slades. It contains some diaries, essays, notes, and clippings. One notable item is a travel diary kept by General Jeremiah Slade in 1819 as he traveled across North Carolina and Tennessee. This diary is transcribed in a 1906 issue of Trinity Archive (Vol. 19). Also worth noting is a manuscript volume of slave songs, recorded by an anonymous author in the postwar period. There are also recipes, materials from the meetings and membership lists of Trinity Baptist Church in Caswell County, N.C., and a variety of clippings and scraps of printed material.