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Series 6
Personal papers, 1994-2009
Boxes 36 - 39

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of the personal papers of Elaine Brown from 1994-2009 and includes financial records, photographs, travel documents, calendars and day planners, notes, phone messages, and business cards. The bulk of the series is court documents, research, correspondence, and notes from Brown's defamation lawsuit against Kathleen Cleaver in 2008 and Brown's eviction lawsuit against The Vanderbilt apartment complex (Atlanta, Georgia) in 2000. The series also includes documents concerning discrimination claims filed by Brown between 1995-2000. There are materials pertaining to Brown's daughter Ericka in the series, such as correspondence between the two women and documentation of Ericka's marriage to Malcolm X Abram. Photographs in this series contain childhood photos of Brown and her family, publicity headshots and contact sheets, and photos of unidentified vacations.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
36 35 American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers, 2000-2008
36 36 Apartment co-occupancy agreement, 1995
36 37 Biographies, 1994-1995
36 38 Brown, Ericka, 1990-1999 [1 of 2]
36 39 Brown, Ericka, 1990-1999 [2 of 2]
37 1 Calendars and day planners, 1996-1999
37 2 Calendars and day planners, 1999-2000
37 3 Calendars and day planners, 2006
37 4 Certificates, circa 2003-2005
37 5 Delta Airlines claim, 2006
37 6 Discrimination claims, 1995-2000
AV1 - "Elaine Brown In Concert," 2006 February [original: DVD]
37 7 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., Cleaver deposition, 2008
AV1 - Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., Cleaver deposition, 2008 [original: CD-ROM]
37 8 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., correspondence, 2006-2007
37 9 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., correspondence, 2007
37 10 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., correspondence, 2008
37 11 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., correspondence, 2008-2009
37 12 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., Molden Holley legal firm invoices, 2008-2009
37 13 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., motions, 2008
37 14 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., notes, 2007-2009
37 15 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., "notes re. Summary Judgement for Defendant," 2009 January 21
37 16 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., research, 2007-2009 [1 of 2]
37 17 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., research, 2007-2009 [2 of 2]
37 18 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., other court documents, 2007-2008
37 19 Elaine Brown v. Kathleen Cleaver, Elmer Pratt a.k.a. "Geronimo" et al., responses to interrogatories, 2008
39 7 French lesson notes, 1990, 1997
37 20 Financial, receipts, 1987-2008
37 21 Financial, other, 1994-1997
39 4 Juvenilia, circa 1955
37 22 Notes, 1994-2001 [1 of 2]
37 23 Notes, 1994-2001 [2 of 2]
38 1 Phone messages, 1995-2007 [1 of 3]
38 2 Phone messages, 1995-2007 [2 of 3]
38 3 Phone messages, 1995-2007 [3 of 3]
38 4 Photographs, "Black Panther interview for 5th grade social sciences project," 1997 January 11
38 5 Photographs, family, 1945-1952, circa 2000
38 6 Photographs, Fox Theatre, 6th Annual Legacy Awards, 1998
38 7 Photographs, headshots and contact sheets, undated
38 8 Photographs, unidentified polo match, undated
38 9 Photographs, unidentified vacations, undated
38 10 RAM Partners, Agent for Vanderbilt v. Elaine Brown, apartment lease agreements, 1995-1999
38 11 RAM Partners, Agent for Vanderbilt v. Elaine Brown, correspondence, 1996-2000
38 12 RAM Partners, Agent for Vanderbilt v. Elaine Brown, exhibits, 2000
39 1 RAM Partners, Agent for Vanderbilt v. Elaine Brown, notes and research, 1999-2000
39 2 RAM Partners, Agent for Vanderbilt v. Elaine Brown, other court documents, 2000
AV1 - "Song Idea: P's Birthday," 1997 August [original: micro cassette]
39 3 Travel, 1994-2004
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