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Hettie Jones papers, 1895-2009, bulk 1958-2009

Series V: Teaching Materials, 1982-2009

Reflecting several decades as a teacher at colleges, universities, and prisons, this series holds documents relating to writing workshops, led by Jones, at various institutions from the early 1980s to the 2000s. Materials include syllabii and other teaching material, drafts of Jones' collections of prison writing, and correspondence with students.

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Subseries V.1: Prison, 1982-2008

The material relating to Jones' work as a writing teacher in a number of different prisons, as well as her work with the PEN Prison Writing Committee, is contained in this subseries. Included are syllabi, assignments and other handouts, correspondence with students, examples of student work, and grant proposals. Another major part of this subseries is the material—mostly drafts and correspondence—relating to three books edited by Jones of prison workshop writing,Words Over Walls, More in than OutandAliens at the Border.Also here are a number of cassette recordings of poetry readings at prisons, recorded in the 1990s.



Box 48 Folder 1 to 2 Correspondence, 1982-2009 (2 Folders), 1982-2009


Bedford Hills Correctional Facility Writing Workshop, 1989-2002


Teaching Materials, 1989-2002


Box 48 Folder 3 Articles, 1995-1999


Box 48 Folder 4 Business Correspondence, 1989-2002


Box 48 Folder 5 Syllabi and Lessons, 1989-1990


Grants, 1989-2000


Box 48 Folder 6 Arts, 1989-1997


Box 48 Folder 7 Grant Proposals, 1992-2000


Box 48 Folder 8 Grant-Funded Events, 1998-1999


Aliens at the Border , 1995-2007


Correspondence, 1995-2007


Box 48 Folder 10 Release and Order Forms, 1995-2007


Box 48 Folder 11 Publishing, 1996-1997


Box 48 Folder 12 Copyright, 1997


Box 48 Folder 13 Flyers and Order Forms, 1996



Box 49 Folder 1 Reviews, 1997


Box 49 Folder 2 Unused Pieces, 1997


Box 49 Folder 3 Video Correspondence and Documents, 1997-2002


More in than Out , 1991-2000


Box 49 Folder 5 Copyright, 1992


Box 49 Folder 6 Original Published Version, 1991


Box 49 Folder 7 Reviews, 1992-1994


Box 49 Folder 8 SPD, 1997-2000


Bedford College Project, 1993-1999


Box 49 Folder 9 Correspondence, 1993-1999


Box 49 Folder 10 Syllabus and Student Writing, 1999


Box 49 Folder 11 "Dance of the Mind Among Words,", 1999


PEN Prison Writing Committee, 1991-2008


Box 49 Folder 12 Charles Norman, 2005-2008


Box 49 Folder 13 Conference on "Death and Dying in Prisons and Jails,", 1998


Box 49 Folder 14 General Correspondence, 1991-2004


Box 49 Folder 15 Grant Proposals, 1991



Box 50 Folder 1 to 2 PWC Annual Writing Awards for Prisoners, 1990-2002 (2 Folders), 1990-2002


Box 50 Folder 3 PWC Radio Broadcasts, 1999-2001


Words Over Walls , 1998-2000


Box 50 Folder 4 Correspondence, 1998-2000


Box 50 Folder 5 Drafts, 1998


Box 50 Folder 6 Proofs, 1998


Writing Workshops, 1988-2004


Box 50 Folder 7 General,, 1999-2001


Box 50 Folder 8 Eastern Correctional Institute, 1997-2000


Box 50 Folder 9 Louisiana Prison, 1999


Box 50 Folder 10 Noise! Women, Writing, and Incarceration, 2004


Box 50 Folder 11 Sing Sing, 1988-1989



Box 51 Folder 1 Taconic, 1994-1995



Box 57 Poetry Reading Recordings, 1991-2000 (8 Audio Cassettes), 1991-2000


Subseries V.2: University Courses and Community Workshops, 1984-2009

Held in this subseries is material from Jones time as a teacher in universities, colleges, and community based writing programs. The material includes syllabi, assignments and classroom handouts, and examples of student work, as well as flyers and other advertisements for various universities of the various courses she taught. Following Jones' own organization, the documents are arranged alphabetically by school under the headings "Semester-Long Courses" and "Workshops", with the exception of Parsons and SUNY-Stonybrook.



Box 51 Folder 2 Caring Community, 2009


Box 51 Folder 3 Correspondence, 1990-2007


Box 51 Folder 4 Guest Lectures and Thesis Advisement, 1999-2005


Box 51 Folder 5 to 6 Parsons, 2003-2005 (2 Folders), 2003-2005


Box 51 Folder 7 Riverstone, 2009


Box 51 Folder 8 Rosters and Grades, 1997-2007 (restricted until 2087), 1997-2007



Box 52 Folder 1 to 3 SUNY Purchase, 2002-2005 (3 Folders), 2002-2005


Box 52 Folder 4 Students Work, 2003-2006


Box 52 Folder 5 to 9 Semester-Long Classes, 1994-2007 (5 Folders), 1994-2007



Box 53 Folder 1 to 3 Workshops, 1984-2009 (3 Folders), 1984-2009