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Amiri Baraka papers, 1945-2015

Series VI: Personal, 1956-2014

This series contains material relating to Baraka's personal life. The bulk of this series consists of Baraka's handwritten notebooks, notes, planners, and calendars. Another major grouping pertains to Baraka's family. The rest of the series contains financial, legal, medical, and royalty documents, photographs and printed material relating to major events in Baraka's life, and Freedom of Information Act-acquired FBI files on Baraka. Finally, subject files relating to Baraka's research and writing interests are contained herein.

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Box 66 Folder 6 60th Birthday, 1994


Box 66 Folder 7-8 "Amiri Baraka Papers" Notes, undated


Box 66 Folder 9 Amiri Baraka Funeral Program, 2014


Box 66 Folder 10 Awards, 1992-1999


"B&B: Baraka Book & Birthday Bash,", 2009



Box 68 Folder 1 "NPL Mtg. Room Application Proposal, Proposal Notes", 2009


Box 68 Folder 2 "Notes from Weekly Meeting Amiri B 75 Planning Committee", 2009


Box 68 Folder 3 "Emails Back & Forth", 2009


Box 68 Folder 4 "Flyers & Invitations", 2009


Box 68 Folder 5 "Food, Bakery, Balloons, Flowers for Amina, the Poets", 2009


Box 68 Folder 6 "Amiri B 75 Souvenir Journal AD Forms", 2009


Box 68 Folder 7 "Anthology", 2009


Box 68 Folder 8 "Baraka's Plays (Videos) @ NPL_Other Copy of Unity & Struggle", 2009


Box 68 Folder 9 "Something in the Way of Things Bryan Green DVD", 2009


Box 68 Folder 10 "Articles from Newspapers, Magazines, Celeste Bateman P.R.", 2009


Box 68 Folder 11 "Booksellers", 2009


Box 68 Folder 12 "Baraka Bibliography & Criticism", 2009


Box 68 Folder 13 "Celeste Bateman's PowerPoint Presentation", 2009


Box 68 Folder 14 "Article in Frost Illustrated", 2009


Box 68 Folder 15 "Photographs of /010/8, '09", 2009


Box 68 Folder 16 "DVD of B & B: Baraka Book & B'day Bash, NPL, 10/8/09",, 2009


Box 68 Folder 17 "Printed Program, Souvenir Journal", 2009


Box 68 Folder 18 "Evaluation Form", 2009


Box 68 Folder 11 Birthday, 1970


Box 68 Folder 12 Bowling Scrapbook, 1957


Box 68 Folder 13 CVs, 1963-2003


Family, 1966-2005



Box 65 Folder 4 General, undated


Box 65 Folder 5 Archie Family Reunion, 1989


Baraka, 1983-2005


Ahi, 1986-2005


Box 65 Folder 6 General, 1986-2005


Box 65 Folder 7 Grades, 1991 (RESTRICTED), 1991


Box 65 Folder 8 Amiri, Jr. Howard University Grades, 1990-1992 (RESTRICTED), 1990-1992


Box 65 Folder 9 Kimako, 1985-1987


Obalaji, 1983-2003


Box 65 Folder 10 General, 1983-2003


Box 65 Folder 11 Grades, 1986-1988 (RESTRICTED), 1986-1988


Ras, 1986-1990


Box 65 Folder 12 General, 1988-1990


Box 65 Folder 13 Grades, 1986-1988 (RESTRICTED), 1986-1988


Box 65 Folder 14 Shani, 2003-2005


Jones, 1966-1995


Box 65 Folder 15 Anna Lois, 1987


Box 65 Folder 16 Coyt, 1966-1995



Box 66 Folder 14 Fidel Castro Harlem Visit Invitation, undated


Financial



Box 65 Folder 17-22 General, 1985-2004



Box 66 Folder 1 Royalty Statements, 1981-2006


Box 66 Folder 15-17 FOIA FBI Files, 1956-1980


Box 66 Folder 18 House Mortgage, 1970


Box 66 Folder 19 Kwame Ture Memorial, 1999


Legal, 1978-2005


Box 66 Folder 2-3 General, 1978-2005


Box 66 Folder 4-5 Contracts, 1984-2003


Box 66 Folder 20 Lists, 1974


Box 66 Folder 21 Medical, 1993-2000


Box 66 Folder 22 Newark Arrest, 1968-1979


Notes and Notebooks, 1968-2006



Box 60 Folder 1-10 Notes, 1981-2007


Box 60 Folder 11-12 Notebooks, 1968-2006



Box 61 Folder 1-13 Notebooks, 1968-2006



Box 62 Folder 1-13 Notebooks, 1968-2006



Box 63 Folder 1-13 Notebooks, 1968-2006



Box 64 Folder 1-7 Notebooks, 1968-2006


Box 64 Folder 8-11 Notes, 1981-2007


Box 64 Folder 12 Calendars, 2001-2006



Box 65 Folder 1-3 Address Books, undated



Box 66 Folder 23 Passport, 1987-1997


Box 66 Folder 24 Phone Messages, (1991)


Box 66 Folder 25 "Projects Outline", 1985


Box 66 Folder 26 Sheet Music, undated


Box 66 Folder 27 Software--Floppy Disks and CD-ROMs, 1999-2006


Box 66 Folder 28 Sonia Sanchez Father Funeral, 2000


Subject Files, 1977-2007



Box 57 Folder 15 Actors, undated


Box 57 Folder 16 Actor's Theatre Workshop, 1985


Box 57 Folder 17 "Afro-American Novels Before 1980" List, undated


Box 57 Folder 18 Brooklyn Center, 1998


Box 57 Folder 19 Brussels International Seminar, 1997



Box 59 Folder 1 Coltrane, John, 1984


Box 59 Folder 2 Communist Parties Meeting in Belgium, 1993


Box 59 Folder 3 Conferences, 1983-2003


Box 59 Folder 4 Dizzy Gillespie Funeral, 1993


Box 59 Folder 5 "Film Festival Suggestions,", undated


Box 59 Folder 6 Fox, Donal, 1993-1995


Box 59 Folder 7-8 Harper, Billy, 2007


Box 59 Folder 9-10 Jazz, 1995-2006


Box 59 Folder 11 Jones, Quincy, 1990


Box 59 Folder 12-13 Malcolm X, 1990-2003


Box 59 Folder 14 MLK Memorial, 1998-2004


Box 59 Folder 15 National Black Arts Festival, 2004


Box 59 Folder 16 National Black Theatre Festival, 1989-1995


Box 59 Folder 17 New Jersey Budget Information, 1992


Box 59 Folder 18 New Jersey v Peoples , 2004


Box 59 Folder 19 Pan Africanist Congress, 1992-1993


Box 59 Folder 20 Roach, Max, 1991


Box 59 Folder 21 Sheet Music, undated


Box 59 Folder 22 Simone, Nina, 1977-2003


Box 59 Folder 23 "Thelonious Monk Funeral,", 1982


Box 59 Folder 24 Thompson, Bob, 1966-1988


Box 59 Folder 25 Richard Wright, undated



Box 66 Folder 30 Windows 95 Aptiva Startup Disk, undated



Box 69 Folder 1-4 Notebooks, 1996-2004