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Jane Howard papers, 1930-1996

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Call No.: MS#0619
Bib ID 4079538 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Howard, Jane, 1935-
Title Jane Howard papers, 1930-1996
Physical Description 62 linear feet (150 boxes 6 card file boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, drafts, notes, journals, scrapbooks, audio tapes, datebooks and calendars, photographs, printed material, and memorabilia. Included are files relating to articles which she researched and wrote while on the staff of LIFE magazine, especially on popular figures in current literature and the arts. There are also research files and typescripts for her books: PLEASE TOUCH, A DIFFERENT WOMAN, and FAMILIES. Among the correspondents are: Paul Bowles, Agnes de Mille, Ken Kesey, and Hope Cooke Namgyal

ADDITION: Research files for FAMILIES & research files, typescripts, and note cards for MARGARET MEAD: A LIFE and unpublished manuscripts and related research files.

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Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Jane Howard papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Ownership and Custodial History

Deposited by Jane Howard, 1979, 1985, 1989& 1996.

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Processed RL 06/--/1989.

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2010-02-11 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Card files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts for publication Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Authors, American -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bowles, Paul, 1910-1999 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kesey, Ken Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Life Magazine Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Popular culture Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychology Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociology Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women authors -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women journalists -- United States -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Jane Temple Howard (1935-1996), journalist and author. was born in Springfield, Illinois, the daughter of Eleanor Nee Howard and newspaper reporter Robert Pickerell Howard. She received her A.B. degree from the University of Michigan in 1956. She also received an honorary D.Litt. from Grinell College in 1979 and an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from Hamline University in 1984. Howard worked for LIFE magazine from 1956 until 1972 as a reporter, assistant editor, associate editor, and finally staff writer. She wrote numerous features for LIFE including interviews with Vladimir Nabokov, Truman Capote, John Updike, and Jacqueline Susann. Beginning in 1989, she worked for several years at LEAR'S magazine as a contributing editor and author of the monthly interview column"A Woman for LEAR'S." As a freelance writer, Howard contributed to SMITHSONIAN, ESQUIRE, THE WASHINGTON POST "BOOK WORLD", MADEMOISELLE, THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW, and numerous other publications. Howard's first book, PLEASE TOUCH: A GUIDED TOUR OF THE HUMAN POTENTIAL MOVEMENT was published in 1970. A DIFFERENT WOMAN appeared in 1973, FAMILIES in 1978, and the biography, MARGARET MEAD: A LIFE, in 1990. At the time of her death, Howard was writing a book under the working title LOST IN THE INTERIOR which was to be a personal and historical account of the midwest.

Also enjoying a successful teaching career, Howard was a visiting lecturer at the University of Iowa Writers' Workshop (Fall 1974), the University of Georgia School of Journalism (Spring 1975), Yale University English Department (Spring 1976), and the SUNY Albany English Department (Winter 1978). She was a John Steinbeck Writer-in-Residence at Southampton College (Summer 1982), and a James Thurber Writer-in Residence at Ohio State University (Fall 1986). During the summers of 1989 and 1990, Howard led non-fiction writing workshops at the Split Rock Arts Program at the University of Minnesota at Duluth. She was also a professor of creative writing at Columbia University for several years during the 1990s.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence and Manuscripts

See also Box 53



Box 1 Aiken, Conrad


Box 1 Bowles, Paul


Box 1 Chisholm, Shirley


Box 1 Cowley, Malcolm


Box 1 de Mille, Agnes George


Box 1 Ford, Elizabeth Bloomer (Mrs. Gerald R.)


Box 1 Kesey, Ken


Box 1 Mannes, Marya


Box 1 Marx, "Groucho' Julius


Box 1 Maslow, Abraham


Box 1 Micheline, Jack


Box 1 Moore, Marianne C.


Box 1 Namgyal, Hope Cooke


Box 1 O'Hair, Madalyn E. Mays Murray


Box 1 Stout, Rex Todhunter


Box 1 Susann, Jacqueline


Box 1 Tucker, Sophie


Box 1 Updike, John

Series II: Life Magazine Articles


Box 1 Adler, Bill, 1967


Box 1 African Students


Box 1 Aiken, Conrad On T.S. Eliot


Box 1 Alcoholism and Women


Box 1 Alpha Waves


Box 1 Astrowives, 1965


Box 1 Atkinson, Brooks, 1959


Box 1 Baird, Bil and Cora, 1962


Box 1 Baldwin, James


Box 1 Baskin, Leonard


Box 1 Bayh, Marvella


Box 1 Beard, James


Box 1 Biofeedback


Box 1 Blanding, Sarah G., 1962



Box 2 Bon Vivant Soup Chaos


Box 2 Bowles, Jane and Paul, 1967


Box 2 Browning, John


Box 2 Burns, Cathy


Box 2 Calder, Alexander


Box 2 Carson, Rachel


Box 2 Child, Julia


Box 2 Chisholm, Shirley


Box 2 Churchill, Sarah


Box 2 Cohen, Alexander


Box 2 Curtin, Phyllis


Box 2 Davis, Adele



Box 3 deMille, Agnes, 1963


Box 3 Dennis, Patrick, 1963


Box 3 Dewhurst, Colleen, and George C. Scott, 1963


Box 3 Dixon, Jeane


Box 3 Duke, Patty


Box 3 Early Life Research, 1957-


Box 3 Fielding, Temple, 1967


Box 3 Fischer, Bobby, 1962



Box 4 Free Schools


Box 4 Friedan, Betty


Box 4 Gezork - Stolen Earring, 1964


Box 4 Graves, Robert


Box 4 Greene, Graham


Box 4 Grost, Michael (kid genius), 1965


Box 4 Hall, Joyce


Box 4 Hamilton, Lindsay, 1962


Box 4 Harris, Lou, 1962



Box 5 Hartford, Huntigton, 1962


Box 5 Heckscher, August, 1962


Box 5 Heloise Cruse


Box 5 Hicks, Louise Day


Box 5 Huston, John


Box 5 Jacobs, Jane


Box 5 Jesus Freaks of Rye, N.Y.



Box 6 Keane, Walter


Box 6 Kesey, Ken


Box 6 Knopf, Alfred A. and Blanche


Box 6 Knowles, Everett


Box 6 LaVarre, Frank


Box 6 Linowitz, Sol


Box 6 Littlewood, Joan


Box 6 Lowell, Robert


Box 6 McGovern, Eleanor



Box 7 McLuhan, Marshall


Box 7 Mannes, Marya


Box 7 Marx, Groucho


Box 7 Masters, George


Box 7 Miller, Jonathan, 1963


Box 7 Mind Control


Box 7 Moffo, Anna, 1961


Box 7 Moore, Marianne, 1966


Box 7 Moses, Robert


Box 7 Murphy, R.C, 1959


Box 7 Nabokov, [Vladimir]



Box 8 Namgyal, Hope


Box 8 Nepal


Box 8 Niehans, Paul


Box 8 Norman, Don Cleveland


Box 8 Nudity


Box 8 O'Brien, Edna



Box 9 O'Hair, Madalyn Murray


Box 9 Palley, Reese


Box 9 Parachuting


Box 9 Perelman, S.J.


Box 9 Petzoldt, Paul


Box 9 Pollution


Box 9 Pornography



Box 10 Pornography


Box 10 Radziwill, Lee


Box 10 Right-Wingers of Wakeman Sound


Box 10 Rock, Dr. John


Box 10 Rockefeller, Happy, 1963


Box 10 Rooks, Conrad


Box 10 Roth, Henry


Box 10 Royal Canadian Air Force Exercises


Box 10 Rubenstein, Helena


Box 10 Sirachik, Mr. and Mrs. Philip


Box 10 Sartre, Jean-Paul



Box 11 Schippers, Thomas


Box 11 Schoenknecht, Walt


Box 11 Seeger, Pete


Box 11 Serebriakoff, Victor


Box 11 Shahn, Ben


Box 11 Silence


Box 11 Skinner, B.F.


Box 11 Southern, Terry


Box 11 Spilhaus, Athelstan


Box 11 Stanley, Kim


Box 11 Styron, Rose


Box 11 Sutherland, Joan


Box 11 Swaggart, Jimmy



Box 12 Swamis


Box 12 Susann, Jacqueline


Box 12 Tree, Marietta


Box 12 Tucker, Sophie


Box 12 Updike, John


Box 12 Verdon, Gwen, and Bob Fosse


Box 12 Wouk, Herman


Box 12 Zimmerman, Isidore

Series III: Books


Subseries III.1: A Different Woman

Boxes 13 - 17, Files are arranged alphabetically



Box 13 Babbs, Gretchen , Oregon


Box 13 Boccaccio, Shirley , San Francisco


Box 13 Bonnema, Janet , Colorado


Box 13 Brown, Abigail , New York City


Box 13 Carrera of Bank of America


Box 13 Cheryl the Vagabond , El Salvador


Box 13 Chicanas , of Tucson


Box 13 Cussler, Margaret , Maryland


Box 13 Devore vs. Hughes , Santa Monica


Box 13 Emery, Linda Vs. Colorado Medical School


Box 13 Feminism Abroad, or lack thereof



Box 14 Goetz, Del Vs. Bank of America


Box 14 Griffith, Blanche , West Virginia


Box 14 Heyman, Abby Abortion film, New York City


Box 14 Hope, Karol Single motherhood , Los Angeles


Box 14 Jagerson, Todd Labor


Box 14 Kesey, Ken Women , Oregon


Box 14 Lanoue, Betty Vs. Bank of America


Box 14 Lucero, Carol Junian analyst, San Francisco


Box 14 McGaw, Audrey , San Diego


Box 14 Metcalf, Genevra , Colorado


Box 14 Milazzo, Lou Ann , Queens


Box 14 Milwaukee Consciousness Raising Group


Box 14 Mullins, Theresa


Box 14 Petrinovich, Mary Birth Control Clinic, Ca1ifornia


Box 14 Phillips, Barbara, and Katie Wells Vs. Bank of America



Box 15 Roberts, Sylvia Itinerant lawyer


Box 15 Roig, Mrs. Vs. New Orleans phone company


Box 15 Ross, Mari, and Sandy Wetzel Vs. Liberty Mutual


Box 15 Rothenberg, Sandra D.C. lawyer


Box 15 Rothman, Lorraine Lesbian self-help, Los Angeles


Box 15 Sadler Women & South


Box 15 Scheper, Nancy Berkeley single mother


Box 15 Scott, Jeanne Los Angeles YWCA


Box 15 Simborski, Irene Vs. Continental Can


Box 15 Smith, Orpha Vermont maple sugar


Box 15 Tunstall, Cro , Norfolk, Va.


Box 15 Van Velkinburgh, Doris California fisherperson


Box 15 Wadsworth, Beverly Vs. F.N.C.B.


Box 15 Witherill, Linda , New Hampshire cats


Box 15 Geographical File: Alabama - Louisiana



Box 16 Geographical File: Maine - Wyoming



Box 17 Typescript


Subseries III.2: Families

Boxes 18 - 25, Files are arranged alphabetically



Box 18 Abortions


Box 18 Academic and Intellectual Families


Box 18 Adoptions and Baby Sales


Box 18 Advertising and Families


Box 18 Anthropology


Box 18 Arbitrary Extended Families


Box 18 Aries


Box 18 Arica


Box 18 Artists


Box 18 Attacks on Families


Box 18 Benne


Box 18 Black Families


Box 18 Books on Families


Box 18 Book Reviews and Quotes



Box 19 Bowen, Murray


Box 19 Businesses


Box 19 Careys


Box 19 Carlson & Friends


Box 19 Carters and Politics


Box 19 Cartoons


Box 19 Chapman, Richard (and Hobbes)


Box 19 Chicano Families


Box 19 Collectives


Box 19 Communes and Real Estate


Box 19 Crimes


Box 19 Day Care


Box 19 Definitions of Family


Box 19 Deliberately Childless Couples


Box 19 Diseased Families


Box 19 Divorce


Box 19 East River Farm


Box 19 Economics and Families



Box 20 Editing Process


Box 20 Elderly Primagravidas


Box 20 Ethnicity


Box 20 Extrauterine Conception


Box 20 Families in General


Box 20 Fathers


Box 20 Family Reunions


Box 20 Familyologists


Box 20 Families of One



Box 21 Families and Feminism


Box 21 The Farm


Box 21 Foreign Families


Box 21 Foster Families


Box 21 Gage & Greeks


Box 21 Genealogy


Box 21 Government vs Families


Box 21 Grandparents


Box 21 Green and Black Rocks


Box 21 Heraldry


Box 21 Hippies


Box 21 History



Box 22 Homosexuality


Box 22 Housing


Box 22 Hsu, Francis


Box 22 Incest


Box 22 Interracial Families


Box 22 Iowa


Box 22 Jargon


Box 22 Jenkins, Gladys


Box 22 Jewish Families


Box 22 Jewish: Orbach-Cadein


Box 22 Kearney/Raschke


Box 22 Keniston


Box 22 Kids


Box 22 Laucks, Eulahh


Box 22 Lesbian Mothers


Box 22 Living in Sin


Box 22 Male Supremacy


Box 22 Marriage Contracts


Box 22 Marriage, Couples, Sex


Box 22 May-December Love


Box 22 Medicine


Box 22 Middle Age


Box 22 Midwifery


Box 22 Migrants


Box 22 Military Families



Box 23 Mobility


Box 23 Morality


Box 23 Mormons


Box 23 Mothers


Box 23 Movies


Box 23 Muktananda


Box 23 Multiple Births


Box 23 Mythology


Box 23 Narcissism


Box 23 Networks


Box 23 Nuns Marrying Priests


Box 23 Pets


Box 23 Polygamy


Box 23 Poor Families


Box 23 Retarded and Autistic Kids


Box 23 Scrambling of Identities


Box 23 Siblings


Box 23 South


Box 23 Statistics



Box 24 Step-Families


Box 24 Suicide


Box 24 Swenson


Box 24 Synergy


Box 24 Tax, Sol


Box 24 Teen Pregnancies


Box 24 Television


Box 24 Therapists


Box 24 Transexual Families


Box 24 Unitarians


Box 24 Very Rich Families


Box 24 Villains' Families


Box 24 Wilderness Families


Box 24 Winnowed Anthems



Box 25 Typescripts


Subseries III.3: Please Touch

Boxes 26 - 32, Files are arranged alphabetically



Box 26 Bach, George R. Aggressiveness


Box 26 Berlin, Jerry


Box 26 Bioenergetics


Box 26 Body Business


Box 26 Business Groups


Box 26 Correspondence


Box 26 Circuit Riders


Box 26 Criticism of Movement


Box 26 Education



Box 27 Encomia


Box 27 Encounter Groups


Box 27 Esalen & Catalogues


Box 27 Followup


Box 27 Foreign Uses of Groups


Box 27 Future of Movement


Box 27 Gibbs, Jack


Box 27 Gestalt - Perls et al.


Box 27 Gustaitis & other writers



Box 28 History


Box 28 HPM People and Mail


Box 28 Human Potential Movement Update


Box 28 Huxley, Aldous


Box 28 Japanese


Box 28 Leaderless Groups


Box 28 Lists of Groups


Box 28 Marathons


Box 28 Maslow, Abraham


Box 28 Moreno, J.L. Psychodrama


Box 28 Murphy, Michael


Box 28 Mysticism


Box 28 National Training Labs



Box 29 Nudity


Box 29 Odd Groups


Box 29 Original Notes


Box 29 Philosophy


Box 29 Reading List


Box 29 Research Notes


Box 29 Racial Groups


Box 29 Rolf, Ida


Box 29 Satir, Virginia


Box 29 Sex Education


Box 29 Sex and Marriage


Box 29 Synanom Chap


Box 29 Tavistock Clinic


Box 29 Weir, John



Box 30 Typescript



Box 31 Alphabetical Files: A-I



Box 32 Mi-Sy


Subseries III.4: Margaret Mead: A Life

Boxes 33 - 44, Files are arranged alphabetically



Box 33 A-Bl



Box 34 Bo-Cu



Box 35 Ek-Freeman's



Box 36 Freedom-La



Box 37 Le-Ne



Box 38 Notes (P. 1-965)



Box 39 Notes (P. 966-1191) No-Re



Box 40 Sa-W



Box 41 Chronological File: 1940's-1978



Box 42 Typescript Drafts: Chapters 1-12



Box 43 Typescript Drafts: Chapters 13-22



Box 44 Typescript Drafts: Chapters 23-End

Series IV: Miscellaneous Files



Box 45 Folders 1-6



Box 46 Folders 7-12

Series V: Note Cards


Card File 1


Card File 2


Card File 3


Card File 4


Card File 5


Card File 6

Series VI: 1989 Addition


Subseries VI.1: Families



Box 47 M-Re


Subseries VI.2: Margaret Mead: A Life

Boxes 48 - 52



Box 48 Co-Notes (chapter 1-3)



Box 49 Notes (chapter 4-7) - Re


Box 49 T.ms (setting copy for printer)



Box 50 Parts 1-5



Box 51 Parts 6-8



Box 52 Photographs for book

Series VII: Correspondence


Subseries VII.1: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 53 Adler, Renata To Jane Howard, New York, NY, 10 October 1976


Box 53 Bellow, Saul To Jane Howard, Israel, June 1970


Box 53 Berryman, John To Jane Howard, Ireland, 15 March 1967 and June 1970


Box 53 Capote, Truman To Scherman, France [?], 1966


Box 53 Chaplin, Charles To Scherman, Switzerland, 14 April 1964


Box 53 Child, Julia To Jane Howard, Cambridge, MA, 21 November 1966


Box 53 Close, Glenn To Jane Howard, 28 November 1985


Box 53 Didion, Joan To Jane Howard, [v.d.]


Box 53 Dorris, Michael To Jane Howard, Cornish, NH, 1 February 1989


Box 53 Dunne, John To Jane Howard, [v.d.]


Box 53 Ford, Betty and Gerald R. To Jane Howard, [n.d.]


Box 53 Graves, Robert To Jane Howard, Spain, 1 July 1963


Box 53 Kosinski, Jerzy To Jane Howard, New York, NY, 23 January 1978


Box 53 Lehmann, John To Jane Howard, London, England, 13 May 1964


Box 53 Mead, Margaret To [v.p.], [v.p.], [v.d.]


Box 53 Morgenthau, Robert To Jane Howard , New York, NY, [v.d.]


Box 53 Nabokov, Vera To Jane Howard, [v.p.], [v.d.]


Box 53 Nabokov, Vladimir To Jane Howard, Paris, France, [n.d.]


Box 53 Nixon, Pat To Jane Howard, San Clemente, CA, [n.d.]


Box 53 Osborn, Bob To Jane Howard, Salisbury, CT, March 1965


Box 53 Perelman, S.J. To Jane Howard, [v.p.], [v.d.]

[1 newspaper clipping enclosed]


Box 53 Porter, Katherine Anne To Jane Howard, Washington, D.C., 9 November 1959


Box 53 Pound, Ezra To Editor of Life Magazine, Venice, Italy, 2 April 1964


Box 53 Rockefeller, Mary To Jane Howard, Albany, NY [?], 31 December 1959


Box 53 Roth, Henry To Jane Howard, [v.p.], [v.d.]


Box 53 Satir, Virginia M. To Jane Howard, Palo Alto, CA, 9 September 1976


Box 53 Schippers, Thomas To Jane Howard, Bayreuth, [n.d.]


Box 53 Styron, Rose To Jane Howard, 21 May 1968


Box 53 Updike, John To Jane Howard and Dave Scherman, [v.p.], [v.d.]

[only one card to Dave Scherman, five to J.T.H.]


Box 53 Van Doren, Mark To Jane Howard, Falls Village, CT, 16 December 1955 and 23 August 1959


Box 53 Walters, Barbara To Jane Howard, 19 November 1979


Box 53 Waugh, Evelyn To Jane Howard, Taunton, 17 September 1964


Box 53 Wolfe, Tom To Jane Howard, New York, NY, 2 January 1967


Subseries VII.2: Arranged (Alphabetically)



Box 54 50 Plus - DuBois



Box 55 E - Hok

[Includes letters from Jane Howard to other people in the general "H" file.]



Box 56 Hogbin - Mayhew



Box 57 McGill University - Notre Dame Magazine



Box 58 O - Sadler



Box 59 Sangamon State University - Sterling Lord Agency



Box 60 T - Yale University Press

[Also includes a folder of miscellaneous correspondence]


Subseries VII.3: Arranged (Chronologically)

1956 - 1970s, Boxes 61 - 67



Box 61 Howard Lipsey and Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1956 - 1959 [?]


Box 61 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1958


Box 61 Roy Riddick Miscellaneous correspondence, 1961


Box 61 "Worth Saving - '60s," Miscellaneous correspondence, 1960s


Box 61 Miscellaneous correspondence, 1960s - 1970s



Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1970 - 71


Box 62 Time, Inc. Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1960s - 1970s


Box 62 McWhirter, Bill Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1960s


Box 62 Goldstein, Sandoval, others Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1966 - 68


Box 62 Goldstein, Tingle Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1969


Box 62 "Worth Saving - '70s," Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1970s


Box 62 Brownwood, David Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1970s


Box 62 "MacDowell People" Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1970s


Box 62 Sandoval, Goldstein, others Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1972 - 74


Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], Winter, 1973 - 74


Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], Spring, 1974


Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1970s


Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1979


Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, Sag Harbor, [v.p.], 1980


Box 62 Miscellaneous correspondence, "To Save", [v.p.], 1981



Box 63 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1980s



Box 64 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1985 - 87

[Also includes some clippings, flyers and miscellaneous items.]



Box 65 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1985 -91



Box 66 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1994 - 95



Box 67 Miscellaneous correspondence, [v.p.], 1994


Subseries VII.4: Arranged (Family)

1928 - 1960, Boxes 68 - 70



Box 68 Jack Howard Miscellaneous correspondence, 1928


Box 68 The Howard Family Birth announcement, Miles City, MT, 1935


Box 68 The Howard Family Death announcement, Pomona, CA, 1941


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1938 - 39


Box 68 From John Harvey Howard Miscellaneous correspondence, World War II


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1940s


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1949 - 52


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1953

[Includes letters from R.P. Howard and Ann C. Howard]


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1954


Box 68 From John Harvey Howard Miscellaneous correspondence, 1954


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1950s


Box 68 From Robert P. Howard Miscellaneous correspondence, 1950s


Box 68 From Jane T. Howard Letters to family from University of Michigan, 1951 - 1954


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1955


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1956


Box 68 The Howard Family and Friends Miscellaneous correspondence, 1956


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1956


Box 68 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1957 - 61


Box 68 John H. and James Howard Miscellaneous correspondence, 1959


Box 68 The Howard Family and Friends Miscellaneous correspondence, 1960



Box 69 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1961 - 1983



Box 70 The Howard Family Miscellaneous correspondence, 1961 - 1983

[Includes many letters from R.P. Howard to Jane Howard; correspondence from the Condon Family; sympathy correspondence regarding the death of R. P. Howard.]

Series VIII: Writings


Subseries VIII.1: Margaret Mead: A Life

Research materials, Boxes 71 - 77, Boxes 71 - 74 are arranged alphabetically by individuals' last names.



Box 71 A - E

[Includes correspondence, research materials, notes.]



Box 72 F - H

[Includes correspondence, research materials, notes.]



Box 73 H - R

[Includes correspondence, research materials, notes.]



Box 74 R - Z

[Includes correspondence, research materials, notes, and one folder of misc. items.]



Box 75 Miscellaneous research materials

[Includes notes and drafts.]



Box 76 Miscellaneous research materials

[Includes notes and post-publication materials.]



Box 77 Printed material from research files.

[Includes books, booklets, clippings, pamphlets, brochures and misc.]


Subseries VIII.2: Families



Box 78 Research and related materials

[Includes notes, fragmentary drafts, promotional and touring materials and book reviews. Some material may also refer toA Different Woman.]


Subseries VIII.3: Please Touch



Box 79 Research and related materials

[Includes notes, fragmentary drafts, promotional and touring materials, clippings and book reviews.]


Subseries VIII.4: A Different Woman



Box 80 Research and related materials

[Includes printed matter, notes, drafts, promotional and touring materials, clippings and book reviews. Some material may also refer toFamilies.]


Subseries VIII.5: Lost In The Interior, a work in progress

Boxes 81 - 86



Box 81 Research and related materials

[Includes research materials, printed matter, clippings, notes and general correspondence.]



Box 82 Research and related materials

[Includes research materials, printed matter, clippings, notes, a list of travels and author's bibliographies.]



Box 83 Research and related materials

[Includes research materials, topical research, printed matter, clippings, notes, xeroxed articles and book exerpts.]



Box 84 Chapter drafts and notes

[Includes mostly typed drafts with handwritten edits.]



Box 85 Chapter drafts and notes

[Includes mostly typed drafts with handwritten edits, fragments of drafts, structure notes, interveiw notes, travel journal fragments, Hoard Family reunion materials and various research materials.]



Box 86 Printed materials from research files

[Includes pamphlets, booklets, brochures, maps, directories, newsletters, magazines, and other miscellaneous items.]


Subseries VIII.6: Unpublished Manuscript

Boxes 87 - 88, most likely derived from research for theLost in the Interiorproject.



Box 87 Parts I, II and III, edited and unedited typescript drafts

[As their subject matter is the Midwest, it is likely that these unpublished manuscripts are the result of the research and writing that Howard placed under the heading Lost in the Interior.]



Box 88 Parts IV a and IV b, typescript drafts

[Box also inclues notes, research and progress reports.]


Subseries VIII.7: Life Magazine



Box 89 Research materials, notes and drafts

[Includes an index of published articles, clippings, notebooks, interview notes and various related items.]


Subseries VIII.8: Lear's Magazine

Boxes 90 - 97, "A Woman for Lear's" column. Boxes 90 - 92: pieces published in the column. Boxes 93 - 97: unpublished pieces, drafts, nominations or research on candidates.



Box 90 Research materials and drafts, January 1990 - October 1990

[Includes various background materials on subjects, interviews, notes and revisions, proofs and related correspondence.]



Box 91 Research materials and drafts, November 1990 - August 1991

[Includes various background materials on subjects, interviews, notes and revisions, proofs and related correspondence.]



Box 92 Research materials and drafts, September - October 1991

[Includes instructions for finding candidates, master lists of candidates from 1989 - 1992, various background materials on subjects, interviews, notes and revisions, proofs and related correspondence.]



Box 93 Candidates A - D

[Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.]



Box 94 Candidates E - L

[Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.]



Box 95 Candidates M - S

[Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.]



Box 96 Candidates S, T - Z

[Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.]



Box 97 Candidates and nominees for column

[Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and nominees, drafts, notes, rejected candiates and drafts and misc. ]


Subseries VIII.9: Freelance Writings

Boxes 98 - 102



Box 98 50 Plus - Family Circle

[Includes research materials, drafts, notes, clips, interview materials, galleys.]



Box 99 Family Weekly - Madamoiselle

[Includes research materials, drafts, notes, clips, interview materials and book review materials.]



Box 100 More - People

[Includes research materials, drafts, notes, clips and interview materials.]



Box 101 Washington Post - Miscellaneous Publications

[Includes research and book review materials, drafts, notes, lists of published freelance articles, loose clips and a yellow binder of clips.]



Box 102 Playboy - Vogue

[Includes research and interview materials, drafts, notes, clips and galleys.]


Subseries VIII.10: Miscellaneous Writings

Boxes 103 - 104



Box 103 By Jane Howard, drafts and notes

[Includes interview notes and drafts, autobiographical writings,a spiral notebook and research materials. Some fragments are undated, unidentified or possibly unpublished.]



Box 104 By other people, drafts and notes

[Includes partial manuscripts and drafts -- some with comments by Jane Howard --, an interview with Howard, and a signed MFA thesis by Jane Smiley.]


Subseries VIII.11: Speeches



Box 105 Drafts, notes and related correspondence

[Includes materials from Jane Howard's speeches regarding various publications, speeches given at colleges and universities, miscellaneous speaking engagements and correspondence regarding speaking requests.]

Series IX: Teaching Materials

Boxes 106 - 109


Subseries IX.1: Columbia University



Box 106 Lecture notes, readings, handouts, student work and other related materials


Subseries IX.2: Split Rock Arts Program and Student Work



Box 107 Lecture notes, readings, handouts, class materials, student work and other related materials

[Includes evaluations, reading list, stories by students, Split Rock catalog.]


Subseries IX.3: University of Iowa, Univeristy of Georgia, Yale, S.U.N.Y.at Albany



Box 108 Lecture notes, readings, class materials and excercises, student work, correspondence and other related materials

[Includes "Advice on Teaching Writing," reading lists, "Exemplary Prose," "What Teaching's Taught Me," and examples of the use of humor in writing.]


Subseries IX.4: Miscellaneous Teaching Materials



Box 109 Lecture notes, readings, class materials and excercises, student work, correspondence, faculty reports, bulletins and other related materials

[ Includes materials regarding biographical writing, many of materials are from the Columbia Writing Division.]

Series X: Datebooks and Calendars



Box 110 1961 - 1977

Series XI: Journals

Boxes 111-129



Box 111 Volumes 1 - 10, notebooks and loose pages in folders, 1956 - 1971



Box 112 Volumes 11 - 15, loose pages in folders, 1973 - 74

[some parts fragmentary]



Box 113 Volumes 16 - 22, loose pages in folders and notebooks, 1975 - 1979



Box 114 Volumes 23 - 32, 1970 - 1980



Box 115 Volumes 33 - 45, May 1980 - April 1981



Box 116 Volumes 46 - 58, May 1981 - July 1982



Box 117 Volumes 59 - 71, July 1982 - June 1983



Box 118 Volumes 72 - 84, June 1983 - April 1984



Box 119 Volumes 85 - 97, 29 April, 1984 - 10 March, 1985



Box 120 Volumes 98 - 109, 11 March, 1985 - 27 November, 1985



Box 121 Volumes 110 - 121, December 1985 - November 1986



Box 122 Volumes 122 - 133, 22 November 1986 - 28 October 1987



Box 123 Volumes 134 - 145, November 1987 - 30 October 1988



Box 124 Loose leaf journal entries, January 1987 - December 1988

[Entries transcribed from handwritten journals and edited. Some dates unclear.]



Box 125 Volumes 146 - 157, October 1988 - October 1989



Box 126 Volumes 158 - 170, November 1989 - March 1991



Box 127 Volumes 171 - 182, April 1991 - June 1992



Box 128 Volumes 183 - 194, June 1992 - December 1993



Box 129 Volumes 195 - 204, December 1993 - January 1996

Series XII: Memorabilia

Boxes 130 - 132


Subseries XII.1: School Years



Box 130 Miscellaneous school and school-related items from elementary school through college.

[Includes a yearbook, school papers, pieces written for school publications.]


Subseries XII.2: Howard Family



Box 131 Miscellaneous personal items, keepsakes and items of family business

[Includes childhood drawings, writings by Robert P. Howard, address lists, home inventories, genealogical information, and items regarding various family members' deaths, marriages, retirement, military service.]


Subseries XII.3: Diplomas and Awards



Box 132 Academic diplomas and award certificates, framed and unframed

[Chicago Foundation for Literature Award, New Trier High School, University of Michigan, Grinnell College, Hamline University.]

Series XIII: Documents



Box 133 Official documents regarding finances, legal affairs or contracts

Series XIV: Printed Material



Box 134 Miscellaneous printed material

[Includes materials used in research, clippings and newsprint, dust jackets, and items from travel and speaking engagements or requests.]

Series XV: Topical Files


Subseries XV.1: Art



Box 135 Materials on woodworking


Subseries XV.2: Business


Box 135 Related items

[Clippings saved by Jane Howard]


Subseries XV.3: Didion/Dunne


Box 135 Items from Jane Howard's personal communication with Joan Didion and John Dunne

[Clippings and some handwritten notes]


Subseries XV.4: Health


Box 135 Related items


Subseries XV.5: Lear's Magazine


Box 135 Media coverage of Lear's magazine


Subseries XV.6: Howard, Jane


Box 135 Various media and personal items concerning Jane Howard

[Includes media coverage of J.H. and clippings, autobiographical notes, lists of published works, and a handwritten list of stories written]


Subseries XV.7: Literature


Box 135 Related items

[Includes information about and reviews of books, information about creative writing, and clippings about libraries.]


Subseries XV.8: Media


Box 135 Related items

[Includes items regarding television, radio, the press.]


Subseries XV.9: Music


Box 135 Related items

[Includes items regarding the Symphony of the United Nations and Joseph Eger.]


Subseries XV.10: People


Box 135 Various items regarding individuals


Subseries XV.11: Politics


Box 135 Related items


Subseries XV.12: Religion


Box 135 Related items

[Eastern and Western religions]


Subseries XV.13: Simon and Schuster


Box 135 Various media items relating to the company Simon and Schuster


Subseries XV.14: Miscellaneous


Box 135 Various items

Seris XVI: Miscellaneous Files



Box 136 Various items

[Mostly personal items including lists, Howard's plan for arranging her personal papers, fragmentary writings and notes, unidentified writings, book ideas.]

Seris XVII: Audiotapes



Box 137 Various audiotapes, [n.d.] & ca. 1970-1989

[Many tapes relate to the Margaret Mead: A Life project.]

Series XVIII: Scrapbooks

Boxes 138 - 141


Subseries XVIII.1: Families and Miscellaneous Writings



Box 138 Three folders of materials relating to the writing and research of Families; one green binder of various clippings of Howard's work.

[Includes reviews, clippings, correspondence.]


Subseries XVIII.2: Please Touch and A Different Woman



Box 139 One black binder of reviews and interviews relating to Please Touch; one yellow binder of reviews of A Different Woman.


Subseries XVIII.3: MacDowell Colony



Box 140 One black binder containing photographs and information about the art program at the Colony; one folder of photographs and negatives that accompanied the scrapbook; one folder of materials related to the Colony and the surrounding region that also accompanied the scrapbook., New Hampshire


Subseries XVIII.4: Life Magazine



Box 141 One red binder of clips of Howard's LIFE pieces; three folders of loose LIFE clippings by Howard arranged alphabetically by subject (or interviewee); one folder of miscellaneous loose LIFE clippings; one folder of various LIFE magazines.

[Red binder also contains some photographs]

Series XIX: Photographs

Boxes 142 - 143


Subseries XIX.1: Life Magazine



Box 142 One red binder of various photographs taken to accompany Howard's stories in LIFE.


Subseries XIX.2: Life Magazine and The Howard Family



Box 143 Loose Life photographs arranged in folders alphabetically by subject; one folder of unidentified LIFE photos; one folder of Jane Howard's personal and family photos; one folder of negatives.

Series XX: Addresses

Alphabetically arranged cards in black metal box



Box 144 Miscellaneous addresses and phone numbers, business and personal, 1979 - 1982 [?]