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Margaret B. Young papers, 1921-2010, bulk 1965-2000

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Series I: Whitney M. Young, Jr. Files, 1921-2009



Box 1 Personal papers, 1921-1971 (Includes birth certificate, military discharge documents, death certificate, press clippings), 1921-1971


Professional papers


Box 1 White House events, 1964-1968


Box 1 General, 1965-1970


Box 1 Writings, speeches, and publications, 1963-2003


Box 1 Lagos, Nigeria, 1971


Box 1 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Library-Lagos, Nigeria, 1974


Box 1 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Foundation, Inc.-Dissolution, 1991-1992


Box 1 National Urban League, 1980-2010, (2 folders)


Box 1 National Urban League Conference tapes, 2004, (3 folders)



Box 2 Clark Atlanta Graduate School of Social Work, 1971-2000


Box 2 Kentucky State University, 1977-1998


Box 2 Lincoln Foundation, 1979-1992 (Includes some correspondence with Margaret Young), 1979-1992


Box 2 United States Postal Service, 1981-1998


Box 2 Columbia University, 1982-1998


The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania


Box 2 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Professorship, 1996


Box 2 Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Conference, 1999


Dennis Dickerson-Whitney M. Young, Jr. Biography


Box 2 Correspondence with Margaret Young regarding biography, 1992-1999


Box 2 Chapters 10 & 11 with Margaret Young annotations, 1994


Box 2 Whitney M. Young, Jr. commemoration-General, 1971-2009, (2 folders)


Pins



Box 7 Nixon/Agnew Inaugural, ca. 1969


Box 7 Kennedy for Equality, ca. 1960


Box 7 Drawing of Chair


Box 7 United States Postal Service-Whitney M. Young, Jr. Black Heritage stamp first day of issue covers,, 1981


Records


Box 7 The Stars Salute Dr. Martin Luther King , ca. 1968


Box 7 In Memoriam Whitney Moore Young, Jr. 1921-1971 , 1971

Series II: Professional Activities, 1964-1996



Box 2 White House events, 1964-1990


Box 2 Visit to Lagos, Nigeria, 1974


United Nations


Box 2 Decade for Action to Combat Racism and Seminar on Human Rights-Yugoslavia & Eastern Europe,, 1973-1975, (4 folders)



Box 3 National Policy Panel to Study U.S.-China Relations-East Asia travel,, 1978-1979, (2 folders)


Box 3 Jimmy Carter-State visit to Brazil, Liberia, and Nigeria, 1978, (2 folders)


Box 3 Philip Morris-Board of directors, 1972-1996 (Mainly regarding Berlin trip), 1972-1996


Box 3 New York Life Insurance Company-Board of directors, 1980-1995

Series III: Writings and Publications, 1953-1997



Box 3 "A Negro Mother Speaks of her Challenging Role in a Changing World"-Parents' Magazine, 1964


Box 3 "How to Raise a Child Without Prejudice"-Public Affairs Pamphlet,, 1965-1977


Box 3 The First Book of American Negroes & The Picture Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., 1966-1967 (cover only), 1966-1967


Box 3 Franklin Watts, Inc. Publishers, 1966-1984 (Includes press clippings, royalties, contracts), 1966-1984


Box 3 Writings-General, ca. 1953-1997 (Includes articles, speeches, poetry, essays, and notes; 2 folders), ca. 1953-1997



Box 4 Institute of Children's Literature-Correspondence course, 1982-1995, (4 folders)


Box 4 Notes for a children's story, ca. 1990s

Series IV: Correspondence, 1945-2009


Letters from students



Box 4 Books & classroom visits, 1967-1979


Box 4 Condolence, 1971


Professional


Box 4 Regarding books & articles, 1964-1971


Box 4 United Nations-Mainly regarding trip to Yugoslavia, 1974-1979


Box 4 United States Military Academy Board of Visitors, 1978-1981


Box 4 Dissolution of the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Memorial Foundation, 1990-1992


Box 4 General, 1958-2004 (Includes professional activity at New York Life, Philip Morris, Spelman College; 4 folders), 1958-2004


Personal



Box 5 White House and big names, 1945-2001 (Includes a photocopied letter written by Whitney Young during World War II), 1945-2001


Box 5 General, 1959-2005, (6 folders)


Box 5 Greeting cards, ca. 1970-2009



Box 9 Birthday greeting, 1972 (oversized; signed by Nelson Rockefeller, Spiro Agnew, James L. Buckley, and Terence Cardinal Cooke), 1972


Box 9 Letter from Lyndon B. Johnson, 1972 (oversized; concerns Civil Rights Symposium), 1972


Box 9 Letter from Jackie Kennedy Onassis, 1968 (oversized), 1968

Series V: Personal Papers, 1921-2010



Box 5 General, 1921-1993 (Includes birth certificates, transcripts, passports), 1921-1993


Biographical information


Box 5 Columbia University oral history, 1975-1984 (Three copies including a copy of the original transcript with annotations; 3 folders), 1975-1984


Box 5 Who's Who biographies and transcript of an interview with Chris Wilkins,, 1989-1997


Box 5 Address books & planners, 1994-2000, (2 folders)


Box 5 Newspaper clippings and articles, 1974-2003 (Includes writings by and about family members), 1974-2003


Box 5 Obituaries & commemoration, 2009-2010



Box 9 Scrapbook, 1962-1965 (Mainly items related to Lyndon B. Johnson's inauguration), 1962-1965

Series VI: Photographs, 1930s-2003


Subseries VI.1: Margaret Young Photographs, 1930s-2003



Box 6 Family and friends, ca. 1930s-2000 (Includes some childhood photos; 3 folders), ca. 1930s-2000


Box 6 Headshots, ca. 1974-1991 (Includes some related correspondence), ca. 1974-1991


Box 6 Lagos, Nigeria, 1974 (Includes newspaper clippings), 1974


United Nations


Box 6 Poland & Yugoslavia, 1974


Box 6 China album, 1979 (Includes newspaper clippings), 1979



Box 10 Professional activities and events, ca. 1963-2003, (4 folders)


Box 10 Souvenir photograph plate-Rio de Janeiro, 1978


Box 10 Philip Morris Nigeria album, 1974 (album and folder of loose photos), 1974


Box 10 Headshots and professional activities, ca. 1970s (oversized), ca. 1970s


Box 10 China trip, ca. 1978-1979 (oversized), ca. 1978-1979



Box 11 Nigeria, Ghana, and Spain album, 1974


Box 11 Philip Morris Board of Directors Meeting album-Berlin, 1993


Subseries VI.2: Whitney M. Young, Jr. Photographs, 1943-1996



Box 6 Family and friends, ca. 1943-1971


Box 6 Headshots, ca. 1960s


Box 6 Professional activities and events, ca. 1962-1971


Box 6 Lagos, Nigeria, 1971


Box 6 Commemoration, ca. 1974-1998


Box 6 The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania album-Whitney M. Young, Jr. Professorship,, 1996



Box 8 Professional activities and events-White House and Lyndon B. Johnson, 1967 (oversized, includes attached correspondence), 1967


Box 8 Photo with children, ca. 1960-1971 (oversized), ca. 1960-1971


Box 8 Headshots, ca. 1960-1971 (oversized), ca. 1960-1971


Box 8 Photo with Pope Paul VI, 1970 (oversized), 1970


Box 8 Photo with Martin Luther King, Jr., ca. 1963 (oversized), ca. 1963

Series VII: Awards and Recognition, 1971-1993



Box 6 New York Service Award-John V. Lindsay, 1971



Box 7 Whitney M. Young, Jr.-Family of Man Award, 1971



Box 9 Urban League of Metropolitan Denver-McKinley Harris Distinguished Warrior Award,, 2000


Box 9 Letter of recognition from the YWCA Salute to Women in Business, 1977


Box 9 Letter of recognition upon retirement from the Board of Directors of New York Life,, 1992


Box 9 Letter of recognition from the Board of Directors of Altria Group, Inc, 2010


Box 9 Letter of recognition from the Board of Directors of New York Life, 2009



Box 10 Los Angeles Urban League medal, 1991



Box 12 Lady Bird Johnson-Recognition for Lyndon B. Johnson Civil Rights Symposium,, 1972


Box 12 Philip Morris Minority Advisory Committee Plaque, 1993


Box 12 United States Military Academy Board of Visitors Plaque, ca. 1978-1981


Box 12 Dollars & Sense Top 100 Black Business and Professional Women Plaque


Box 12 Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Drum Major Memorial Award-New Rochelle Community Action Agency,, 1979