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

Series VII: LeRoi Jones/Amiri Baraka Material, 1940s-2004

Contained in this series are materials directly pertaining to Jones' husband LeRoi Jones (later Amiri Baraka). Items range from personal items, such as Jones' military records, to a small number of typescript and manuscript drafts of unpublished and published poems by LeRoi Jones from the late 1950s and early 1960s. This series also includes correspondence between LeRoi Jones and Hettie and their children, Kellie and Lisa, as well as a number of flyers and even notices which belonged to LeRoi Jones. This series has been organized alphabetically.

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Box 53 Folder 4 General, 1956-1965

Box 53 Folder 5 "An Organization of Young Men" Flyers, 1961

Box 57 Audio--"McClure Whalen Olson Jones in Gloucester", undated

Correspondence, 1960s-2004

Box 53 Folder 6 General, undated

Box 53 Folder 7 to 10 Hettie, 1960s-2004 (4 Folders), 1960s-2004

Box 53 Folder 11 Kellie and Lisa, 1960s

Box 53 Folder 12 to 14 Jones Family, 1963-2009 (3 Folders), 1963-2009

Box 54 Folder 1 Jones Family, 1963-2009 (1 Folder), 1963-2009

Box 54 Folder 2 Events and Flyers, 1960s-1984

Box 54 Folder 3 Hettie, 1959-1965

Box 54 Folder 4 Military Records, 1954-1958

Box 54 Folder 5 Printed Material, 1964-1986 [1 of 2], 1964-1986

Box 56 Folder 6 Printed Material, 1963-1985 [2 of 2], 1963-1985

Box 56 Folder 3 Photos--Jones Family, 1940s-1980s

Box 54 Folder 6 Resumes, 1956-1963

Box 54 Folder 7 Spanish Language Journal and Chapbooks--Inscribed to LeRoi, 1960s

Box 54 Folder 8 "Tribute to Black Poets By Black Poets", 1965

Writing, 1956-1964

Box 54 Folder 9 Published, 1960-1964

Box 54 Folder 10 Unpublished, 1956-1961