Marshall Frady papers, 1950-2004
Marshall Frady papers, 1950-2004
Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library
Atlanta, GA 30322
Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z9q1
Table of Contents
|Title:||Marshall Frady papers, 1950-2004|
|Call Number:||Manuscript Collection No. 1099|
|Extent:||52.5 linear ft. (58 boxes)|
|Abstract:||Papers of civil rights reporter, author, and broadcast journalist Marshall Frady, including correspondence, writings, research files, audiovisual materials, and printed material.|
|Language:||Materials entirely in English.|
Restrictions on Access
Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for all of the audiovisual series at this time. Researchers must contact MARBL in advance for access to these materials.
Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact MARBL in advance to access this collection.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.
[after identification of item(s)], Marshall Frady papers, Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.
Marshall Frady, civil rights reporter, author, and broadcast journalist, was born in Augusta, Georgia on January 11, 1940. Frady began his writing career in 1966 as a journalist, working in the Atlanta and Los Angeles bureaus of Newsweek. He later wrote for The Saturday Evening Post, Harper's, and Life magazines. In 1969 Frady published Wallace, a biography of the Alabama governor and presidential candidate. In the late 1970s, Frady moved to television journalism, and was chief writer and host of Closeup from 1979-1986. Frady wrote several more biographies, including Billy Graham: A Parable of American Righteousness (1979), Jesse: The Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson (1996), and Martin Luther King, Jr. (2002). He was working on a biography of Fidel Castro when he died on March 9, 2004 in Greenville, South Carolina.
Scope and Content Note
The collection consists of the papers of Marshall Frady from 1950-2004, including correspondence, writings, research files, audiovisual materials, and printed material. Writings include notes and drafts of nearly all of his published works, in addition to drafts of several unpublished articles, books and screenplays.
- Castro, Fidel, 1926-
- Graham, Billy, 1918-
- Jackson, Jesse, 1941-
- King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968.
- Wallace, George C. (George Corley), 1919-1998.
- Authors, American.
- Civil rights--United States.
- Journalism--Southern States.
- Journalists--United States.
- Reporters and reporting--United States.
|1||High School and Furman|
|7||Memos, Crew lists, production notes, scripts|
|Across a Darkling Plain|
|Billy Graham: A Parable of Righteousness|
|18||Correspondence, interviews, notes, miscellaneous|
|Jesse: the Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson|
|30||Research, notes, transcripts|
|38||Drafts, New Yorker profile|
|39||Correspondence, miscellaneous, reviews|
|Martin Luther King, Jr|
|40||Reviews, correspondence, summaries, miscellaneous|
|41||Legal pad notes|
|42||Legal pad notes|
|Ricky Ray Rector|
|44||Correspondence, notes, miscellaneous|
|45||New Yorker article|
|Oscar de la Hoya|
|45||Notes and research|
|46||Notes and correspondence|
|47||"The Apostle:" notes and research material|
|47||"The Apostle:" correspondence, interviews, drafts|
|47||"Swaggart:" research, notes, draft|
|47||Drafts, notes, correspondence|
|48||LBJ, notes and drafts|
|48||Malcom X, New Yorker piece|
|49||Waco, sketches and drafts|
|49||Waco, notes and correspondence|
|49||Jimmy Carter, notes|
|49||Television, research and notes|
|Other books (unpublished)|
|49-50||"A Country Homecoming," drafts and correspondence|
|50||"Rising Tide," drafts|
|"All the King's Men"|
|51||Contracts and business papers|
|51-52||Correspondence, to and from|
|52||Airlines - Graham correspondence|
|53||Graham - Pin Ball|
|54||Satchel Paige - Water|
|55||"And the Dead Shall Rise," notes and drafts|
|55-56||Newspaper and magazines, early career|
|56||Scrapbook of Furman articles|
|58||Legal pad notes|
|58||Notes on Atlanta murder trial|