FRADY, MARSHALL.
Marshall Frady papers, 1950-2004

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z9q1

Collection Stored Off-Site

All or portions of this collection are housed off-site. Materials can still be requested but researchers should expect a delay of up to two business days for retrieval.


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Frady, Marshall.
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.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Special restrictions apply: Use copies have not been made for all of the audiovisual series at this time. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance for access to these materials.

Collection stored off-site. Researchers must contact the Rose Library in advance to access this collection.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, 2008.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Marshall Frady papers, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Unprocessed collection.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

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.

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.

Arrangement Note

Unprocessed collection.


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Container List

Education
Box Folder Content
1 High School and Furman
2 Furman essays
Wallace (1969)
3 Articles, research
3 Correspondence, miscellaneous
4 Drafts
5 Drafts
6 Notes, reviews
Wallace (1997)
7 Memos, Crew lists, production notes, scripts
8-13 Scripts
14 Articles, awards
15 Dailies
Across a Darkling Plain
16 Dailies
Across a Darkling Plain
17 Notes, research
17 Draft
17 Miscellaneous
Billy Graham: A Parable of Righteousness
18 Correspondence, interviews, notes, miscellaneous
19 Drafts
20 Drafts
21 Drafts
22 Drafts
23 Drafts, reviews
Southerners
24 Manuscript
25 Manuscript, reviews
Jesse: the Life and Pilgrimage of Jesse Jackson
26 Research files
27 Research files
28 Research files
29 Research files
30 Research, notes, transcripts
31 Interview transcripts
32 Interview transcripts
33 Interview transcripts
34 Interview transcripts
35 Drafts
36 Drafts
37 Drafts
38 Drafts, New Yorker profile
39 Correspondence, miscellaneous, reviews
Martin Luther King, Jr
40 Notes, research
40 Notes, miscellaneous
40 Drafts
40 Reviews, correspondence, summaries, miscellaneous
Reconsidering Fidel
41 Research files
41 Research files
41 Legal pad notes
42 Legal pad notes
42 Correspondence
42 Drafts
43 Drafts
44 Drafts
44 Miscellaneous
Ricky Ray Rector
44 Research
44 Correspondence, notes, miscellaneous
45 New Yorker article
Oscar de la Hoya
45 Notes and research
45 Videotapes
46 Drafts
Willie Brown
46 Notes and correspondence
46 Article
Televangelism
47 "The Apostle:" notes and research material
47 "The Apostle:" correspondence, interviews, drafts
47 "Swaggart:" research, notes, draft
The Bear
47 Drafts, notes, correspondence
47 Drafts
Moab
48 Scripts
48 Notes, correspondence
Other articles
48 LBJ, notes and drafts
48 Malcom X, New Yorker piece
49 Waco, sketches and drafts
49 Waco, drafts
49 Waco, notes and correspondence
49 Jimmy Carter, notes
49 Television, research and notes
Other books (unpublished)
49 "A Country Homecoming," drafts and correspondence
50 "A Country Homecoming," drafts and correspondence
50 "Rising Tide," drafts
50 "Providence," draft
"All the King's Men"
50 Correspondence, drafts
51 Correspondence, drafts
51 Drafts
Career
51 Personal files
51 Contracts and business papers
51 Correspondence, business
51 Correspondence, to and from
52 Correspondence, to and from
52 Airlines - Graham correspondence
53 Graham - Pin Ball
54 Satchel Paige - Water
55 Correspondence
55 Articles, published
55 "And the Dead Shall Rise," notes and drafts
55 Newspaper and magazines, early career
56 Newspaper and magazines, early career
56 Scrapbook of Furman articles
Other
55 Personal notes
57 Videotapes
58 Research
58 Unfinished works
58 Legal pad notes
58 Notes on Atlanta murder trial
58 Miscellaneous
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