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J. Max and Ruth Clement Bond papers, 1912-2004, bulk 1930-1990

Series II: Country, Regional and Subject Files, 1935-1995

Included here are reports, documents, and printed materials related to the countries in which the Bonds worked and toured, and their various interests and avocations. The material in this series is arranged alphabetically.

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Subseries II.1: Country and Regional, 1939-1990

The bulk of the material in this subseries is related to the countries and regions in which Max Bond worked while employed by the United States Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID). Materials include reports—many of which were written by Max Bond—correspondence, printed material and ephemera. Printed materials include a small collection of Liberian newspapers, several broadsides of Liberian government proclamations, pamphlets, newspapers, and brochures—published by various African states as well as the US State Department. Also here are Ruth Bond's notes and report of her trip to West Africa in 1978. The trip, a feasibility study, was sponsored by the International Division of the National Council of Negro Women. Some correspondence, both professional and occasionally personal, can also be found here.


Afghanistan



Box 11 Folder 7 Basic Data, 1956, Undated, 1956, Undated


Box 11 Folder 8 Description--Draft, Undated


Box 11 Folder 9 Education--Reports, 1952, 1956, 1952, 1956


Box 11 Folder 10 Ephemera, 1955, Undated, 1955, Undated



Box 13 Folder 1 "Proverbs, 100 Afghan Persian"--Christy Wilson, 1961


Box 13 Folder 2 Reports, 1955-1957, Undated, 1955-1957, Undated


Box 13 Folder 3 Reports--Ill Treatment, 1956, Undated, 1956, Undated


Box 13 Folder 4 Reports--Terminal, 1962, Undated, 1962, Undated


Africa


Box 13 Folder 5 to 7 General, 1954-1989 (3 Folders), 1954-1989


Box 13 Folder 8 American Aid--Proposals, 1975-1983, Undated, 1975-1983, Undated



Box 41 Folder 1 Education--Charts and Statistics, 1966, Undated, 1966, Undated



Box 13 Folder 9 Education Notes, 1966


Box 13 Folder 10 Memos and Reports, 1957-1962, Undated, 1957-1962, Undated


Box 13 Folder 11 Printed Material, 1960s-1970



Box 14 Folder 1 Report--Draft--International Institute of African Guidance and Development, circa, 1960s


Box 14 Folder 2 to 3 Trip to--Ruth Bond's Report, 1978 (2 Folders), 1978


Box 14 Folder 4 Cuba--"A Public Survey on the Quality of Health Care,", 1988


Box 14 Folder 5 Haiti, 1945-1947, 1987, 1945-1947, 1987


Box 14 Folder 6 Haiti--Printed Material, 1945-1946


Box 14 Folder 7 India--Education--Reviews, 1955-1956


Box 14 Folder 8 Indochina, 1972


Box 14 Folder 9 Korea--United States Policy, 1974


Box 14 Folder 10 Lebanon--Education--Proposal, circa, 1950s


Box 14 Folder 11 "Lebanon, Letters From"--Edward Marion Hope, 1951-1966


Liberia



Box 15 Folder 1 General, 1972-1990


Box 15 Folder 2 to 3 Description--Draft, Undated (2 Folders), Undated


Box 15 Folder 4 Ephemera, 1950-1954


Box 15 Folder 5 Ephemera--Programs and Bulletins, 1950-1954


Box 15 Folder 6 "Folktales of the Liberian Tribes"--Charles S. G. Boayue, Undated


Box 15 Folder 7 Manly, Arthur Nanuh--Report of Trip to the United States, 1953


Box 15 Folder 8 Periodicals, 1950-1954



Box 41 Folder 2 Proclamation, 1954


Box 41 Folder 3 Sketch--University of Liberia Amphitheatre, Undated



Box 15 Folder 9 Trip to--Notes, 1978


Box 15 Folder 10 Tubman, William, 1951-1954, 1971, 1951-1954, 1971


Box 15 Folder 11 University of--Bulletin, 1953



Box 16 Folder 1 University of--English Theses--Students of Ruth Bond, 1953-1954


Box 16 Folder 2 University of--Yearbooks, 1952-1954


Malawi (formerly Nyasaland)


Box 16 Folder 3 "An AID Employee in Nyasaland,", 1962-1964


Box 16 Folder 4 Controversy, Textbook Distribution, 1964-1965, Undated, 1964-1965, Undated


Box 16 Folder 5 Printed Material, 1964-1973


Box 16 Folder 6 Reports, 1965


Box 16 Folder 7 Reports--Education, 1962


Box 16 Folder 8 Reports--End of Tour, 1964



Box 41 Folder 4 Maps, Undated



Box 16 Folder 9 Namibia--Printed Material, 1960s-1970


Box 16 Folder 10 Nigeria--Printed Material, Circa, 1950s


Box 16 Folder 11 Senegal--Trip to--Notes, 1977-1978


Sierra Leone



Box 17 Folder 1 Education--Proposal, 1961


Box 17 Folder 2 Ephemera, 1961


Box 17 Folder 3 "--Old and New of,", 1939


Box 17 Folder 4 Reports, 1959


Box 17 Folder 5 South Africa, 1978-1990


Box 17 Folder 6 South Africa--Printed Material, 1978-1979


Box 17 Folder 7 Sudan--Printed Material, 1976-1978


Box 17 Folder 8 Tanzania--Printed Material, 1977


Box 17 Folder 9 Togo--Trip to, 1978


Tunisia


Box 17 Folder 10 American Women's Club of, 1957-1959


Box 17 Folder 11 Education--Report, 1958


Box 17 Folder 12 Ephemera, 1957-1959



Box 18 Folder 1 University Proposal, Undated


Box 18 Folder 2 Uganda--Printed Material, Undated


United States--State Department



Box 12 Folder 7 to 8 Bulletins, 1969-1986 (2 Folders), 1969-1986


Box 12 Folder 9 Employees of African Descent, 1965-1966, Undated, 1965-1966, Undated


Box 12 Folder 10 Program Training, Circa, 1960s


Box 12 Folder 11 West Africa--Observations of, Circa, 1952-1954


Box 12 Folder 12 West Africa--Printed Material, 1960-1961


Box 12 Folder 13 Zambia--Printed Material, 1970


Subseries II.2: Subject Files, 1935-1995

This subseries features an eclectic mix of personal and vocational interests of both Max and Ruth Bond. Included are materials produced by or regarding the extended Bond-Clement family. Areas of vocational interest comprise the Tennessee Valley Association, the Tuskegee Institute, various educational topics and the Washington, DC community.

Max Bond's clipping folders, which contained un-annotated newspaper and magazine articles primarily from mainstream media sources such as theNew York Times,theWashington Post, Time, The New RepublicandThe Nation,and mostly dating from the late 1960s and early 1970s, were not retained. Selected folder headings, created by Max Bond, give an indication of the subjects that he collected: "Africa," "African Jewelry," "Art-Theatre-Agriculture," "Black Colleges," "Black Education," "Black Intelligence," "Black Male Crisis," "Black Politicians," "Black Power," "Black Related Recent Current," "Black Vote," "Black and White Together Movements," "Blacks/Africa," "Blacks in Nixon's Employ," "Church," "Civil Rights," "Criminals," "Grenada's Rape-Rush's Rule," "Impeachment," "Indians + Other Minorities," "Rev Jackson," "Jaworski," "Job Discrimination," "Justice Dpmt. Violation," "Kent State," "Martin L King," "Medicare," "Myth + Sham," "NAACP," "Negro + Other Leaders," "Nixon-Agnew + Hiss," "Outstanding Blacks/Black Leaders," "Panthers," "Police Brutality," "Politics Reagan's Fall," "RACIAL: Whites + Blacks," "South African White Churches," "Snow 1987," "Student Protest Groups," "Wallace of Alabama," "What Citizens Should Know," and "Wine + Foods."


Box 12 Folder 14 African-Asian-American Peoples Organization--Proposal, 1957


Box 12 Folder 15 "The African Influence on Afro-American Art"--Lois Jones Pierre Noel, Circa, 1970s


Box 12 Folder 16 African Methodist Episcopal (AME) Zion Church, 1968-1975


Box 12 Folder 17 Afro-Americans Problems Conference--Proposal, Circa, 1965


Box 12 Folder 18 Bond, Horace--"From Negro to American Man"--Address to Lincoln College,, 1956


Box 12 Folder 19 Bond, Horace--"A Study of Factors Involved in the Identification and Encouragement of Unusual Academic talent Among Under Privileged Populations,", 1967



Box 18 Folder 3 Bond, Julian--Clippings, 1969-1979


Box 18 Folder 4 Bond, Julian--Remarks: Anniversary of Fair Housing Act, 1988


Box 18 Folder 5 Bond, Zelema--Proposal--Supportive Educational Services, 1971


Box 18 Folder 6 Boston--African-American Research, 1987-1988, Undated, 1987-1988, Undated


Box 18 Folder 7 Brann, Joan--State Department Appointment, 1977


Box 18 Folder 8 Clothing--Patterns, Circa, 1950s


Box 18 Folder 9 Clement, Rufus E., 1947, 1967-1969, 1947, 1967-1969



Box 42 Clement, Rufus E--Audio Tape--Shining Light Award, 1968



Box 41 Folder 5 The Committee for the Future--SYNCON Booklet, 1973



Box 18 Folder 10 Eckhardt, Celia--Feminism, Undated


Education


Box 18 Folder 11 General, 1965-1967, 1978, 1965-1967, 1978


Box 18 Folder 12 "The Evaluation of Higher Institutions,", 1937


Box 18 Folder 13 International Students--Africa, 1962, 1981, Undated, 1962, 1981, Undated


Box 18 Folder 14 International Students--Printed Material, 1966-1981


Box 18 Folder 15 International Students--Reports, Circa, 1970s-1980


Box 18 Folder 16 Knoxville People's College--Proposal, Undated


Box 18 Folder 17 Louisiana--Reports, 1937-1940


Box 18 Folder 18 Phoenix Indian School, 1972-1973


Box 18 Folder 19 Teacher Education Questionnaire, 1948


Box 18 Folder 20 U. S. Commission on Civil Rights--Testimony of Arthur S. Fleming, 1981


Box 18 Folder 21 University of the District of Columbia, 1981, 1988, 1981, 1988


Box 18 Folder 22 Diplomatic Lists, 1966-1979


Box 18 Folder 23 Funerals, 1960s-1990s


Box 18 Folder 24 Home Repair, Circa, 1960s-1971


Box 18 Folder 25 International Glass Plant, 1969


Box 18 Folder 26 Library of Congress, 1980


Box 18 Folder 27 Lincoln University, 1985-1994


Box 18 Folder 28 Kentucky Opera Association--Complaint, 1965


Box 18 Folder 29 Parker, Judge Barrington, 1987


Box 18 Folder 30 Programs and Events, 1949-1988, Undated, 1949-1988, Undated


Box 18 Folder 31 Refugees, 1981-1983


Box 18 Folder 32 Robinson, Henry S., 1960-1988, Undated, 1960-1988, Undated


Box 18 Folder 33 Sociology, Department of--University of Southern California, 1959-1966


Box 18 Folder 34 Sociology, Negro Doctorates in--Questionnaires, Undated


Box 18 Folder 35 Southern Negro Youth Conference, 1940, Undated, 1940, Undated


Tennessee Valley Association (TVA)


Box 18 Folder 36 "Effects of Pickwick Landing Reservoir on Waterloo and Riverton, Alabama,", 1935


Box 18 Folder 37 Negro Training Program, 1935, Undated, 1935, Undated


Box 18 Folder 38 Quilts--Exhibit, 1990-1995



Box 19 Folder 1 Textile Museum, 1988-1992


Box 19 Folder 2 Tuskegee Institute--Army Airforce Training Program, 1944, Undated, 1944, Undated


Box 19 Folder 3 Tuskegee Institute--Ephemera, 1942-1943, 1965, 1942-1943, 1965


Box 19 Folder 4 United States Civil Rights, 1963-1970


Box 19 Folder 5 Women--Reports, 1977, 1991, Undated, 1977, 1991, Undated


Washington, D. C.


Box 19 Folder 6 General, 1968-1986, Undated, 1968-1986, Undated


Box 19 Folder 7 Education, 1950s-1960s


Box 19 Folder 8 Park Bill--Max Bond Senate Testimony, 1967


Box 19 Folder 9 Program for Laymen Overseas, 1966, 1978, 1966, 1978