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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range from personal items, such as Jones' military records, to a small number of typescript and manuscript drafts of unpublished and published poems by LeRoi Jones from the late 1950s and early 1960s.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Box 54 Folder 10 Unpublished, 1956-1961