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Series 3
Subject files, 1966-2011
Boxes 102-121 and OP 4-8

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of subject files from 1966-2011. Files contain correspondence, printed material, and teaching material about various topics including AIDS, Angela Davis, feminist literature, female artists and writers, and sisterhood. There are also files containing research conducted by Cleage for her works Baby Brother's Blues, Babylon Sisters, A Song for Coretta, Nacirema Society, What Looks Like Crazy On An Ordinary Day, and Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do. The bulk of the material documents Cleage's tenure as Cosby Endowed Chair in the Fine Arts at Spelman College from 2005-2007, her involvement with the National Black Arts Festival, and the Georgia Theatre Network. Of particular note are documents and correspondence from former mayors of Atlanta, Maynard Jackson and Shirley Franklin, and writings and research from her collaboration with Oprah Winfrey.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Restrictions on Access

Due to privacy concerns, some material has been redacted.

Box Folder Content
102 1 A Raisin in the Sun reviews, 2004[1 of 2]
102 2 A Raisin in the Sun reviews, 2004 [2 of 2]
102 3 A Ritual of Men proposal, 1996
102 4 A Song for Coretta, 2007 [1 of 4]
102 5 A Song for Coretta, 2007 [2 of 2]
102 6 A Song for Coretta, 2007 [3 of 4]
102 7 A Song for Coretta, 2007 [4 of 4]
121 1 A Song for Coretta, research [1 of 2]
121 2 A Song for Coretta, research [2 of 2]
102 8 African American Education
102 9 African fashion
102 10 Agnes Scott College
102 11 AID Atlanta
103 1 Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 2008[1 of 2]
103 2 Alabama Shakespeare Festival, 2008[2 of 2]
103 3 Amaki, Amalia
103 4 American Program Bureau
103 5 American Psychiatric Association Alliance Event
103 6 And Her Hair Went With Her
103 7 Angelou, Maya, Celebrity Tribute, 2008
103 8 Arab Americans
103 9 Atlanta Writers Club
103 10 Artist in Residency Programs
103 11 Atlanta Metropolitan College
103 12 Atlanta Reads
103 13 Atlanta Tribune: The Magazine
104 1 Baby Brother's Blues
104 2 Baby Brother's Blues, research
104 3 Babylon Sisters, press
104 4 Ballethnic Dance Company
104 5 Banks, Tyra
104 6 Bishop Desmond Tutu birthday celebration, 2006
104 7 Black Journal
104 8 Black Masks magazine
104 9 Black photography
104 10 Black publications
104 11 Black struggle
104 12 Book club events
104 13 Book club tours
104 14 Brand New Me, book proposal
104 15 Brice, Carleen
121 3 Broadside Press, no date
105 1 Broadsides
105 2 Bushfire Theatre Walk of Fame
OP7 - Buttons, campaign, political and other
105 3 Caldwell, Gilbert
105 4 Campbell, Bebe Moore
105 5 Catalyst magazine
105 6 Center for Civil and Human Rights fundraising event, 2007
105 7 Charis Bookstore
105 8 Chicago Productions
105 9 The Children's School
105 10 Childress, Alice, tribute
105 11 City of Atlanta Cultural Plan
105 12 Cleage, Atlanta
OP8 - Cleage, Pearl, artwork
105 13 Clemson University Women's Art Festival [redacted]
105 14 Coca Cola Oral History Project
105 15 Cole, Johnnetta
105 16 The Color Purple musical, 2005
105 17 Confessions of an Ex-Colored Girl, proposal
105 18 Congressional Black Caucus Annual Prayer Breakfast
106 1 Cooper, Ann writing project
106 2 Cullen, Tom
106 3 Davis, Angela
106 4 Davis, Ossie
106 5 DeKalb School of the Arts
106 6 The Designated Man
106 7 Detroit Public Library
106 8 Dillard University
106 9 The Dramatist Guild
106 10 Dramaturgical research
106 11 Dr. Goddess: A One Woman Show, 2006
106 12 Duet For Three Voices
106 13 Eatonville, Florida
106 14 Ebony Beat Journal research
106 15 Evans, Warren
106 16 Event invitations
107 1 Everywoman Journal
107 2 Fannie Lou Hammer Citizenship Project
107 3 Falkenstein, Eric
107 4 Family history
107 5 Feminist literature
121 4 Flyin' West dramaturgical research, 1993
107 6 Franklin, David McCoy
107 7 Franklin, Shirley [1 of 2]
107 8 Franklin, Shirley [2 of 2]
107 9 Georgia Association of Black Women Attorneys
107 10 Georgia State University Martin Luther King Convocation, 2007
107 11 Georgia Theatre Network, administrative
107 12 Georgia Theatre Network, arts organizations
107 13 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2001
107 14 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2002
107 15 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2003
108 1 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2004
108 2 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2005 [1 of 2]
108 3 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2005 [2 of 2]
108 4 Georgia Theatre Network, correspondence, 2006
108 5 Georgia Theatre Network, expenses and invoices
108 6 Georgia Theatre Network, Georgia Cities Foundation
108 7 Georgia Theatre Network, Flyin' West
108 8 Georgia Theatre Network, Georgia League of Historic Theatres
108 9 Georgia Theatre Network, interviews
108 10 Georgia Theatre Network, invoices
108 11 Georgia Theatre Network, meeting notes
108 12 Georgia Theatre Network, program development
109 1 Georgia Theatre Network, program reports
109 2 Georgia Theatre Network, research
109 3 Georgia Theatre Network, research articles
109 4 Georgia Theatre Network, Theatre profiles
109 5 Georgia Theatre Network, True Colors Theatre Company
110 1 Giovanni, Nikki
110 2 Glimpse copyright
110 3 Guy, Jasmine
110 4 Gwendolyn Brooks Writers' Conference, 2005
110 5 Hair images
110 6 Harris, E. Lynn
110 7 The Help
110 8 Hill, Lauryn
110 9 HistoryMakers
110 10 Holiday dinner party, 2005
110 11 Holly Theatre
110 12 Howlround Journal
110 13 Humana Festival play, 2001
110 14 Huntley and Associates
110 15 Hurricane Katrina
110 16 Hustle and Flow
110 17 Idlewild, Michigan
110 18 Institute of the Black World
111 1 Jackson, Maynard, campaign
111 2 Jackson, Maynard, memorial [1 of 2]
111 3 Jackson, Maynard, memorial [2 of 2]
111 4 Jamaica creative writing trip
111 5 James Weldon Johnson Institute
111 6 "The Jean Harris Reading: Poems and Other New Work by Pearl Cleage Lomax," event, 1981
111 7 Jones, Tayari
111 8 Late Bus to Mecca
111 9 Leon, Carol Mitchell, memorial, 2009
111 10 Lewis, John
111 11 Lincoln Theatre
111 12 Links Chapter of Georgia
121 11 Lomax, Michael, resume
111 13 Lomax, Michael, mayoral campaign, 1989 [1 of 2]
111 14 Lomax, Michael, mayoral campaign, 1989 [2 of 2]
111 15 Lotus Press
112 1 Love Project, correspondence
112 2 Love in Trouble
112 3 Mamu Players
112 4 Martin, Darnell
112 5 The Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Center
112 6 Mays, Roy Walter, obituary
112 7 Midtown Story
112 8 Montgomery Bus Boycott
112 9 "Mother's Day for Peace: Honoring Alice Walker" at Spelman College, 2008
112 10 Mythic Imagination Institute
112 11 Nacirema Society, research [1 of 3]
112 12 Nacirema Society, research [2 of 3]
112 13 Nacirema Society, research [3 of 3]
121 5 Nacirema Society, clippings, 2010
113 1 National Association of Independent Schools
113 2 National Black Arts Festival, 2003 [1 of 2]
113 3 National Black Arts Festival, 2003 [2 of 2]
113 4 National Black Arts Festival, 2004
113 5 National Black Arts Festival, 2005
113 6 National Black Arts Festival, 2006
113 7 National Black Arts Festival, 2007
113 8 National Black Arts Festival, 2008 [1 of 2]
113 9 National Black Arts Festival, 2008 [2 of 2]
114 1 National Black Theatre Festival, 2009
114 2 National Black Herstory Conference, 2005
114 3 National Writers Union
114 4 Nelly
114 5 New Orleans women artists [1 of 2]
114 6 New Orleans women artists [2 of 2]
114 7 Nicodemus, Kansas
114 8 North Carolina Festival of the Book, 2006
114 9 Northern High School Project
114 10 Ohio State University
114 11 One World Ballantine Books
114 12 Orde, Coombs
114 13 Parks, Rosa
114 14 Petry, Ann
114 15 Poetry
114 16 Political prisoners
114 17 Preview Port
114 18 Pride Magazine
114 19 Princeton University Mellon Mays Conference
114 20 Puppetplay
OP6 - Puppetplay puppet [large]
OP37 - Puppetplay puppet [small]
114 21 Random House Publishing
114 22 "Random ideas"
114 23 Red Beans and Ricely Yours
114 24 Refugee Project, Camp Hill, New York
114 25 Return of the Amazon Queens
115 1 Rhythm Magazine
115 2 Sea Island Writers Retreat
115 3 Shrine of the Black Madonna
115 4 Sisterhood
115 5 "Sister Speak and More: An Evening with Pearl Cleage" [1 of 2]
115 6 "Sister Speak and More: An Evening with Pearl Cleage" [2 of 2]
115 7 "Sitting at Spelman: The Peace Project"
115 8 Slick and Rose
115 9 Some Things I Never Thought I'd Do, research
115 10 Speak Truth to Power, 2005
115 11 Spelman College, administrative
115 12 Spelman College, Camille Cosby Chair notes
115 13 Spelman College, Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement
115 14 Spelman College, class discussions
115 15 Spelman College, class handouts
116 1 Spelman College, class lectures
116 2 Spelman College, class syllabi
116 3 Spelman College, Definitions of Citizenship course [1 of 2]
116 4 Spelman College, Definitions of Citizenship course [2 of 2]
116 5 Spelman College, drama department
116 6 Spelman College, exams
116 7 Spelman College, Founder's Day
116 8 Spelman College, honorary degree
116 9 Spelman College, MC Lyte Hip Hop Week
116 10 Spelman College, Museum of Fine Art
116 11 Spelman College, P.H. Polk Photography exhibition
116 12 Spelman College, Race, Class and Gender
116 13 Spelman College, rape crisis
117 1 Spelman College, playwriting course materials
117 2 Spelman College, publications [1 of 2]
117 3 Spelman College, publications [2 of 2]
117 4 Spelman College, student papers [1 of 2}
117 5 Spelman College, student papers [2 of 2]
117 6 Spelman College, teaching assignments
117 7 Spelman College, Women's Research and Resource Center [1 of 2]
117 8 Spelman College, Women's Research and Resource Center [2 of 2]
117 9 Spelman College, Women's Studies class
118 1 Spellman, A.B.
118 2 Smith College residency
118 3 Southern Education program
118 4 Stetson University Howard Thurman Center
118 5 Symposium on Urban Affairs, 2004
118 6 Syracuse Stage: Blues for an Alabama Sky, 2001
118 7 Television productions
118 8 Thunder's Mouth Press
121 6 Till You Hear From Me research
118 9 Top Ladies of Distinction
118 10 Trinity University Symposium on Urban Affairs [1 of 2]
118 11 Trinity University Symposium on Urban Affairs [2 of 2]
118 12 True Colors Theatre Company
118 13 Tuskegee Syphilis Study, 1972
119 1 Tybee Island
119 2 University of Alabama event
119 3 University of Illinois
119 4 Vagina Monologues, 2001
119 5 Vick, Michael
119 6 Vietnam War
119 7 Vinson, Yvonne
119 8 Vocations for Social Change
119 9 Walker, Alice
119 10 Walker, Herschel
121 7 Website feedback forms, 2005 [1 of 2]
121 8 Website feedback forms, 2005 [2 of 2]
119 11 West End Center
119 12 What Looks Like Crazy on an Ordinary Day, research
119 13 Whitlock, Sylvia Elise, obituary
119 14 Within our Gates study guide
119 15 Winfrey, Oprah, "One Woman Show" project [1 of 3]
119 16 Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball, 2005 [1 of 2]
120 1 Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball, 2005 [2 of 2] [redacted]
OP4 - Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball
OP5 - Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball
OP6 - Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball
120 2 Winfrey, Oprah, birthday celebration invitation
120 3 Winfrey, Oprah, Leadership Academy for Girls invitation
120 4 Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball We Speak Your Names, 2005[1 of 2]
120 5 Winfrey, Oprah, The Legends Ball We Speak Your Names, 2005[2 of 2]
121 8 Winfrey, Oprah, "One Woman Show" project [2 of 3]
121 9 Winfrey, Oprah, "One Woman Show" project [3 of 3]
120 6 Women's project and productions [redacted]
120 7 Women's Work Oral History Project
120 8 WQXI-TV
120 9 Young, Andrew
120 10 YWCA Women of Achievement Award
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