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Gerald Sykes papers, 1921-1984

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1221
Bib ID 4079758 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Sykes, Gerald, 1903-
Title Gerald Sykes papers, 1921-1984
Physical Description 41 linear feet (56 boxes 155 volumes 1 oversize folder)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Books from the library of Gerald Sykes inscribed to him and with his notes are shelved on-site.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-56. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged. Cataloged correspondence: Box 1; Arranged correspondence: Boxes 2-11; Manuscripts: Boxes 12-36; Notes & notebooks: Boxes 37-42; Documents & photographs: Box 43; Teaching materials: Boxes 44-47; Subject files: Boxes 48-50; Printed materials Boxes 51-56; & Oversize folder: Photograph.

Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, notes, notebooks, documents, photographs, course-related materials, and printed materials. The manuscripts include typescripts of Sykes' published and unpublished novels, monographs, plays, short stories, and articles. Among these are The Perennial Avant Garde, The Cool Millennium, and The Hidden Remnant. Sykes' notes and notebooks span the period from the early 1930s to 1980, and include preliminary ideas and sketches for his books, as well as autobiographical material. A small number of documents concern Sykes' wartime work in the U.S. Government Office of War Information. Course-related material including writings and correspondence of students taught by Sykes between 1962 and 1975 at the New School and as an adjunct professor at Columbia University. Printed materials consist of numerous reviews of Sykes' books, in addition to offprints and articles by Sykes. Included as well are printed materials about or connected with Sykes, offprints of articles inscribed to him, and many volumes from his library. The substantial correspondence series includes personal letters and correspondence with agents and publishers relating to his books. Correspondents include Harold Clurman, Aaron Copland, Lawrence Durrell, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Francis Steegmuller, as well as a number of Sykes' students. There is extensive correspondence between Sykes and the artist John Hartell from 1927 to 1983.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Conditions Governing Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Books from the library of Gerald Sykes inscribed to him and with his notes are shelved on-site.

The following boxes are located off-site: 2-56. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

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

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Mrs Claire Metcalfe Sykes, 1985, 1988, 1991& 1992.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Sykes, Mrs Gerald. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1985. Accession number--M-1985.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Sykes, Mrs Gerald. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1988. Accession number--M-1988.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Sykes, Mrs Gerald. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1991. Accession number--M-1991.

Papers: Source of acquisition--Sykes, Claire M. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--09/28/92. Accession number--M-92-09-28.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers Processed 1985.

Papers Processed 1988.

Papers Processed HR 01/24/92.

Papers Processed HR 02/24/93.

Revision Description

2010-03-29 Legacy finding aid created from Pro Cite.

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

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Address books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Announcements Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Appointment books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Attendance records Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Card files Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Certificates Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commonplace books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Contracts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Curricula Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Essays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Examinations (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fiction (general genre) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galley proofs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grade books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Greeting cards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Invitations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lectures Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lists (document genres) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Monographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notebooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Reprints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Schedules Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Screenplays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Syllabi Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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American literature -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Art critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Books -- Reviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clurman, Harold, 1901-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College teachers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Copland, Aaron, 1900-1990 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Critics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Culture Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diamond, David, 1915-2005 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drama Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dramatists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Durrell, Lawrence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Editors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fiction -- Technique Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fremantle, Anne, 1909-2002 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hazzard, Shirley, 1931-2016 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hicks, Granville, 1901-1982 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hopkins, Anthony, 1937- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-1977 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interpersonal relations -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Isherwood, Christopher, 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Javits, Jacob K. (Jacob Koppel), 1904-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Jung, Karl, 1902- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kazan, Elia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kronenberger, Louis, 1904-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kunitz, Stanley, 1905-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lerner, Max, 1902-1992 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
MacDowell, Marian, 1857-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miłosz, Czesław Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moynihan, Daniel P (Daniel Patrick), 1927-2003 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Novelists, American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
O'Keeffe, Georgia, 1887-1986 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Scenarios Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Slonimsky, Nicolas, 1894-1995 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social psychology -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sociology -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Steegmuller, Francis, 1906-1994 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strand, Hazel Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Strand, Paul, 1890-1976 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Television plays Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thomson, Virgil, 1896-1989 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trilling, Diana Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Office of War Information Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Viereck, Peter, 1916-2006 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wilder, Thornton, 1897-1975 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author, editor, critic, and professor of sociology at the New School for Social Research, who died in 1984.

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Series I: Cataloged Correspondence



Box 1 Clurman, Harold


Box 1 Copeland, Aaron


Box 1 Diamond, David


Box 1 Durrell, Lawrence


Box 1 Fremantle, Anne


Box 1 Galbraith, John Kenneth


Box 1 Hazzard, Shirley (Mrs. Francis Steegmuller)


Box 1 Hicks, Granville


Box 1 Hopkins, Anthony


Box 1 Hutchins, Robert M.


Box 1 Isherwood, Christopher


Box 1 Javits, Jacob


Box 1 Kazan, Elia


Box 1 Kronenberger, Louis


Box 1 Kunitz, Stanley


Box 1 Lerner, Max


Box 1 MacDowell, Marian (Mrs. Edward)


Box 1 McLuhan, Marshall


Box 1 Miller, Henry


Box 1 Milosz, Cselaw


Box 1 Moore, Paul, Jr.


Box 1 Moynihan, Daniel Patrick


Box 1 O'Keefe, Georgia


Box 1 Singer, Isaac B.


Box 1 Slonimskii, Nicholas


Box 1 Steegmuller, Francis


Box 1 Stieglitz, Alfred


Box 1 Strand, Paul & Hazel


Box 1 Thomson, Virgil


Box 1 Trilling, Diana Rubin (Mrs. Lionel)


Box 1 Wilder, Thronton

Series II: Cataloged Photographs


Box 1 June, Carl


Box 1 Shaw, Alfred Craig

Series III: Arranged Correspondence



Box 2 A


Box 2 Ali, Ahmed


Box 2 Arpol Travel Agency


Box 2 The Authors' Guild


Box 2 B


Box 2 Barnet, Will


Box 2 Bergman, James R.


Box 2 Britton, Coburg


Box 2 C


Box 2 Camhi, Gail


Box 2 Campbell, Joseph


Box 2 Copland, Aaron


Box 2 Cushman, John



Box 3 D


Box 3 Diamant, Anita


Box 3 Durrell, Lawrence


Box 3 E


Box 3 Edel, Leon


Box 3 Eliade, Mircea


Box 3 Everett, John


Box 3 F & G


Box 3 Galbraith, John Kenneth


Box 3 Greenwald, T.



Box 4 H


Box 4 Harris, Frank


Box 4 Harrison, John


Box 4 Hartell, John



Box 5 Hasentab, Rose


Box 5 Hill, Elena Karam


Box 5 Hivnor, Bob


Box 5 International College


Box 5 J


Box 5 Jacobs, Sandra James


Box 5 Jolles, Paul R.



Box 6 K


Box 6 Kazan, Elia


Box 6 l


Box 6 Lipsey, Roger


Box 6 Luboski, Richard


Box 6 M


Box 6 McLuhan, Marshall


Box 6 Miller, Harvey S. Shipley


Box 6 Motley, Jane


Box 6 N


Box 6 Norton, Dorothy



Box 7 O


Box 7 O'Keefe, Georgia


Box 7 Ong, Walter J., S.J.


Box 7 P


Box 7 Pandelakis, Electra


Box 7 Pownall, Bill & Francesca


Box 7 R


Box 7 Roberts, Roberta


Box 7 Rothschild, Judith



Box 8 S


Box 8 Sheldon, William


Box 8 Singer, Alma


Box 8 Strand, Paul


Box 8 Sykes, Buffie Johnson (Mrs. Gerald I)


Box 8 Sykes, Claire (Mrs. Gerald II)



Box 9 Sykes, Gerald



Box 10 Sykes, Herbert B.


Box 10 Sykes, Jennie


Box 10 Sykes Family


Box 10 T


Box 10 Toffelmier, Gertrude D.


Box 10 U & V


Box 10 Viereck, Peter



Box 11 W


Box 11 Walsh, Chad


Box 11 White, Jon Manchip


Box 11 White, Victor


Box 11 Whittlesey, Marietta


Box 11 Wilkinson, John


Box 11 X, Y, Z


Box 11 Unidentified correspondents

Series IV: Arranged Manuscripts



Box 12 Foresights [monograph], 1 t.ms.


Box 12 Foresights, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 12 Foresights, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 12 Foresights, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragment)



Box 13 Gramercy Brook [novel], 1 t.ms. #1


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. #2


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. #3


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. (extracts)


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. (fragments)


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. (photocopy frag. #1)


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. (photocopy frag. #2)


Box 13 Gramercy Brook, 1 t.ms. (photocopy frag. #3)



Box 14 The Hidden Remnant [monograph], 1 t.ms. (proofs)


Box 14 The Hidden Remnant, 1 t.ms.


Box 14 The Hidden Remnant, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)



Box 15 The Lust of the Goat [novel] (1), 1 t.ms.


Box 15 The Lust of the Goat, 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 15 The Lust of the Goat, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments)



Box 16 The Lust of the Goat (2), 1 t.ms. (photocopy)



Box 17 The Most Favored Nation [novel] (1), 1 t.ms.


Box 17 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms.


Box 17 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (fragment #1)


Box 17 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (fragment #2)


Box 17 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)



Box 18 The Most Favored Nation [novel] (2), 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 18 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments #1)


Box 18 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments #2)


Box 18 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments #3)


Box 18 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments #4)


Box 18 The Most Favored Nation, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments #5)



Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde [monograph], 1 t.ms.


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (photocopy, with corrections #1)


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (photocopy, with corrections #2)


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (photocopy, with corrections #3)


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (photocopy, with corrections #4)


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (photocopy, assorted drafts #1)


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (photocopy, assorted drafts #2)


Box 19 The Perennial Avantgarde, 1 t.ms. (assorted drafts for lecture or journal article)



Box 20 The Shape of Prosperity [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 20 The Shape of Prosperity, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)



Box 21 The Adults [monograph], 1 t.ms.


Box 21 The Advance Guard, 1 t.ms. (outline & related materials)


Box 21 Against the Weather, 1 t.ms. (monograph proposal & related items)


Box 21 Alienation [monograph], 1 t.ms. (drafts, notes & correspondence)


Box 21 The Answer [monograph], 1 t.ms. (outline, carbon copy)


Box 21 Athena [novel], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 21 Athena [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragment)


Box 21 The Battle of New York [novel], 1 t.ms. (notes & related items)


Box 21 The Battle of New York, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy, early drafts #1)


Box 21 The Battle of New York, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy, early drafts #2)



Box 22 The Center of the Stage [novel], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy text for book jacket)


Box 22 Comparative Copulation [monograph], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 22 The Cool Millennium [monograph], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)



Box 23 The Corn Goddess [novel], 1 t.ms. (proposal, with related items)


Box 23 The Decline of the East [monograph], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 23 E Pluribus Unum [novel], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 23 The English Cousin [novel], 1 t.ms. (fragment)



Box 24 The Forbidden Tree [monograph], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy, fragment)


Box 24 The Forbidden Tree, 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 24 The Forest of New York [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 24 The Golden Touch [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)



Box 25 Zlissos [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 25 The Manufacturer to Christ [novel], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 25 The Men's Tradegy [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 25 The Men's Tradegy, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 25 The Midas Touch [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 25 The Midas Touch, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments)



Box 26 The Modern Ark [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 26 The Navel of the World [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 26 The New Inferno [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments)



Box 27 The Nice American [novel], 1 t.ms. (proposal)


Box 27 The Nice American, 1 t.ms. (miscellaneous notes)


Box 27 Our New Elite [monograph], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 27 Peace by Parachute [monograph], 1 t.ms. (proposal, notes, realted items)


Box 27 The Price of Technology [monograph], 1 t.ms. (fragments & related items)


Box 27 The Redskin Farce [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 27 The Redskin Farce, 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 27 The Rules of the Game [novel], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 27 The Rules of the Game, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 27 The Rules of the Game, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy fragment)


Box 27 Scotus & Alexander [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 27 The Serenity Game [novel], 1 t.ms.



Box 28 The Serenity Trend [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 28 Still Champion [monograph], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 28 Still Champion, 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments)


Box 28 Tinto's Malley [novel], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 28 Touch Wood [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragments)



Box 29 The Transformation of the Mind [monograph], 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragment)


Box 29 Tree [novel], 1 t.ms.


Box 29 Tumbleweed [monograph], 1 t.ms.


Box 29 Tumbleweed, 1 t.ms. (photocopy & related items)


Box 29 Two Against Thebes [novel], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 29 Unidentified work [monograph], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy of foreward)


Box 29 Unidentified work [novel], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 29 Unidentified work [novel], 1 t.ms. (chapter 1, fragment)


Box 29 Unidentified work [novel], 1 t.ms. & a.ms. notes


Box 29 Unidentified work [novel], 1 t.ms. (incomplete)


Box 29 Unidentified work [monograph], 1 t.ms. (index)


Box 29 Unidentified work [novel], 1 t.ms. (miscellaneous notes & draft pages)



Box 30 Abe Lincoln [script], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 30 Ancient History [play], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 30 The Animal Collective [play], 1 t.ms.


Box 30 Bicentennial [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 30 Bicentennial, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 30 Bicentennial, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #3)


Box 30 The Bigger Rev. [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 30 The Bigger Rev., 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 30 The Bigger Rev., 1 t.ms. (photocopy #3)


Box 30 Blind Spots [script], 1 t.ms. (photocopy proposal with related correspondence)


Box 30 The Cosy Chaos [script], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 30 Cowboys and Indians [play], 1 t.ms.


Box 30 Cowboys and Indians, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 30 The Eye of the Pyramid [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 30 Faust in Ohio [play], 1 t.ms.


Box 30 Grand Larceny, Unlimited [play], 1 t.ms.



Box 31 The Lust of the Goat [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 31 The Navel of the World [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 31 The Navel of the World, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 31 The Nice American [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 31 The Nice American, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 31 The Nice American, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #3)


Box 31 The Nice American, 1 t.ms. (miscellaneous notes)



Box 32 The One Green Thing [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy #1)


Box 32 The One Green Thing, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #2)


Box 32 The One Green Thing, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #3)


Box 32 The One Green Thing, 1 t.ms. (photocopy #4)


Box 32 Papa PR [play], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 32 Pussywillow [play], 1 t.ms.


Box 32 Pygmalia [play], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 32 The Recovery of the Sacred [script], 1 t.ms.


Box 32 The Savage [script], 1 t.ms.


Box 32 The Scapegoat Farce [play], 1 t.ms.


Box 32 The Serenity Gene [play], 1 t.ms.


Box 32 Such Men Are Dangerous [play], 1 t.ms.



Box 33 Touch Wood [script], 1 t.ms.


Box 33 Touch Wood, 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 33 The Trojan Farce [script], 1 t.ms.


Box 33 White Hope [play], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 33 Untitled [play], 1 t.ms. #1


Box 33 Untitled, 1 t.ms. #2



Box 34 Albert Pinkham [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 The American Three [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 Anite de Caro [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Apology for My Health [short story], 1 t.ms. #1


Box 34 Apology for My Health, 1 t.ms. #2


Box 34 Apology for My Health, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy #1)


Box 34 Apology for My Health, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy #2)


Box 34 The Archetypes of Everyday Life [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 At First Sight [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Autobiographical information, 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 Ballad of the Nasty Lawyer Man [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 Ballad of the Nasty Lawyer Man [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 The Birth of a New Heroine [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The Birth of a New Heroine, 1 t.ms. (photocopy & related correspondence)


Box 34 The Biting Horse [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The Biting Horse, 2 t.ms. (carbon copies)


Box 34 Cedo Senioribus [essay], 2 t.ms.


Box 34 A Change of Government [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 A Change of Government, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 Choice and Transformation [review article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 A Classroom Feud [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Confidential From the President [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Consciousness [article], 1 t.ms. (with a.ms. notes)


Box 34 The Coroner's Report on American Literature [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 The Devil's Advocate Speaks [article], 1 t.ms. (with related material)


Box 34 Disavowal [poem], 2 t.ms.


Box 34 Do Women Rule America? [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Down to Earth [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The Earl of Whoam [short story], 2 t.ms.


Box 34 The Earl of Whoam, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 Europe's Obsession [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The Face of a Star [short story], 1 t.ms. (fragments & carbon copy)


Box 34 Family Skeleton [short story], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 Fantasy in Cold Print [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The First Affait [ short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The First Kiss in Four Years [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The First Kiss in Four Years, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 The First Step in Discovering a New World [lecture], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 First Surmise [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 First Surmise, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 The Fish [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Folksong [short story], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 34 Frederick Sykes [srticle], 2 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 34 The Friend of Labor [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 The Funeral of Beautiful Letters [article], 1 t.ms. (with photocopy)


Box 34 The Funeral of Beautiful Letters, 1 t.ms. (notes & related items)


Box 34 Geld Your Enemy [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Gogol and His Children [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Good-Looking Men [short story], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 Greatness Here and Now [short story], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 34 Her Preference [short story], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 An Invalid's Burial [short story], 1 t.ms. #1


Box 34 An Invalid's Burial, 1 t.ms. #2


Box 34 Isherwood's Review [review article], 1 t.ms.


Box 34 Judge Bouvier [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 34 Jung Article [article], 1 t.ms. (with related correspondence)


Box 34 Jung Article, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy & related materials)



Box 35 The Kid Nextdoor [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 The Lady or the Princeton [short story], 2 t.ms.


Box 35 A Letter from Paris [article], 1 tms. (carbon copies various drafts)


Box 35 A Letter from Salzburg [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 A Letter from Yugoslavia [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 35 Literature and Science [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 35 The Literature of the Remnant [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 35 [Mann], Thomas [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 The Mental Requirements for Modern Power [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 35 A Mighty Fortress [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Miscellaneous notes & sketches, 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Miscellaneous Reviews [1], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Miscellaneous Reviews [2], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Miscellaneous Reviews [3], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Miscellaneous Reviews [4], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 New York as Axis Mundi, 2 t.ms.


Box 35 Nicolai Gogol [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 35 A Note on My Chief Source of Information [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 35 The Novelist as Foreign Correspondent [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 35 On Keeping the Purity of a Pirate's Nook [article], 1 t.ms. (with photocopy)


Box 35 One Vote for the Sun [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 One Vote for the Sun, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 35 Only Over There [short story], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 35 Paintings by Buffie Johnson [article], 1 t.ms. (various drafts & related materials)


Box 35 The Paintings of Nina Jacobson [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Paintings of Will Barnet [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy and related items)


Box 35 Phaedrus No More [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 Pleasures Formerly Unexplored [article], 1 t.ms. (with related correspondence)


Box 35 Portrait of a Player [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 35 The Post-Electron Poet [article], 3 t.ms. (drafts with differing titles)


Box 35 Present-Day Modes of Escapism [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy with German translation)


Box 35 A Psychology for Americans [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)



Box 36 Return to Childhood [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 The Sand Fortress [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Science and Culture [article], 2 t.ms.


Box 36 A Science in the Making [article], 3 t.ms.


Box 36 The Search for a Sustaining Myth [article], 2 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 36 The Serenity Trend [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Shamanism [review], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 36 The Sky Is Blue [review article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Sparrowgrass [short story], 2 t.ms.


Box 36 Special to the Times [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Strand Portrait of Alfred Steiglitz, 1 t.ms. (with related materials)


Box 36 Technology & Politics [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 The Third Culture, 2 t.ms.


Box 36 To an Unborn Halfbreed [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 The Toiletmaker's Hurry [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Touring India at a Distance [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 The Travelling American Painter [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 36 A Trophy for Your Zoo [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Trying to Meet My Uncle [short story], 1 t.ms. # 1


Box 36 Trying to Meet My Uncle, 1 t.ms. #2


Box 36 Trying to Meet My Uncle, 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 36 Two Learned Disputes About Women [article], 1 t.ms. (with carbon copy)


Box 36 Two Rivers [article], 1 t.ms. (with related items)


Box 36 The Unseen [short story], 1 t.ms. (fragment)


Box 36 Waking Up in Fez [article], 3 t.ms.


Box 36 What Kind of World Do Students Face Today? [article], 1 t.ms. (photocopy)


Box 36 Woodlark Montage [short story], 1 t.ms. (assorted drafts)


Box 36 The Writer and the Psychologist [article], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 The Yearling Sale [short story], 2 t.ms. (drafts)


Box 36 The Yearling Sale, 2 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 36 Young Men in the Country [short story], 2 t.ms.


Box 36 Young Men in the Country [short story], 2 t.ms.


Box 36 Untitled [short story], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Untitled [article of Chester Gilette], 1 t.ms.


Box 36 Untitled [short story], 1 t.ms. (photocopy fragment)


Box 36 Untitled [article], 1 t.ms. (carbon copy)


Box 36 Untitled [short story], 1 t.ms. (with carbon copy)

Series V: Notes and Notebooks



Box 37 Notes -- file cards & ms. notes



Box 38 Notebooks -- (Commonplace Books), [n.d.] & 1933-1964



Box 39 Notebooks -- (Commonplace Books), 1965-1980



Box 40 Notebooks -- (Commonplace Books, projected works A-Z)



Box 41 Notebooks -- (Commonplace Books), 1933-1950


Box 41 Lecture notebooks, 1954

Series VI: Appointment and Address Books



Box 42 Appointment Books, 1928-1984


Box 42 Address Books

Series VII: Documents and Photographs



Box 43 Certificate, Navigational Instruction Course, 1921


Box 43 Certificate, Navigational Instruction Course, 1921


Box 43 Documents re. Indians


Box 43 Documents re. Metals Reserve Company


Box 43 Documents re. Wartime need for rope


Box 43 Documents re. U.S. Government Office of War Information


Box 43 Documents re. War Production Board - Aluminum


Box 43 Photographs



Flat Box 564 Shaw, Alfred Craig Margaret Rudkin, [n.p.], [n.d.], 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 ins. Photograph, signed on mat

[Henry Rudkin was Gerald Sykes' cousin. His wife, Margaret (Peggy), started Pepperidge Farms]


Flat Box 564 Photograph Album

Series VIII: Course Related Materials

Within each year, folders arranged by institution and course



Box 44 Course related materials, [v.p.], 1962-1967



Box 45 Course related materials, [v.p.], 1967-1972



Box 46 Course related materials, [v.p.], 1972-1975



Box 47 Course related materials, [v.p.], 1975 & Miscellaneous

Series IX: Subject Files



Box 48 Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions


Box 48 Sykes, Gerald Alienation, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 48 Sykes, Gerald The Center of the Stage, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 48 Sykes, Gerald Children of Light, Documents, printed materials, correspondence



Box 49 Sykes, Gerald Cool Milennium, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 49 Sykes, Gerald Foresights, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 49 Sykes, Gerald Hidden Remnant, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 49 Sykes, Gerald The Nice American, Documents, printed materials, correspondence



Box 50 Sykes, Gerald The Perennial Avant-Garde, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 50 Sykes, Gerald The Price of Technology, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 50 Sykes, Gerald Two Against Thebes, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 50 Sykes, Gerald Unpublished books, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 50 Sykes, Gerald Miscellaneous, Documents, printed materials, correspondence


Box 50 Viereck, Peter Manuscripts & printed materials

Series X: Printed Materials



Box 51 Printed materials about Sykes


Box 51 Reviews of Sykes' books


Box 51 Offprints inscribed by other authors to Sykes



Box 52 Printed materials about Sykes



Box 53 Books & proofs annotated by Sykes



Box 54 Books by Sykes



Box 55 Books with contributions by Sykes



Box 56 Books and periodicals with contributions by Sykes

Series XI: Audio Tapes



Box 57 Audio tape cassettes & audio equipment