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Series 3
Writings by others, 1971-2012
Boxes 27 - 29 and 48-54

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of writings by others from 1971-2012 and includes writings about Paul Carter Harrison, writings by others that were directed or produced by Harrison, and other writings collected by Harrison. Writings about Harrison include interviews and academic prose on his works. Writings by others that Harrison directed or produced consist primarily of play scripts and musical scripts with some correspondence and production notes. Other writings include plays, essays, musicals, reviews, and poetry sent to Harrison. Of particular interest are essays by Amiri Baraka and Ed Bullins, as well as a typescript of August Wilson's play Jitney.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by type of writing, then in alphabetical order by author.

Writings about Harrison
Box Folder Content
27 1 Chinegwundoh, Joan Nonyelum, "Amos Tutuola's The Palm-Wine Drinkard as a Seminal Influence to Paul Carter Harrison's The Great MacDaddy," thesis, June 1984 Chinegwundoh, Joan Nonyelum, "Amos Tutuola's The Great MacDaddy," thesis, June 1984
27 2 Cooke, Melvena, "My Professor (Paul Carter Harrison)," poetry, 1998
27 3 Eaton, Dan, "Paul Carter Harrison on Doctor Jazz," interview, no date Eaton, Dan, "Paul Carter Harrison on
27 4 Gaffney, Floyd, "Black Drama and Revolutionary Consciousness," conference paper, 1981
27 5 Jackson-Opoku, Sandra, "Affirming the Tradition, Transcending the Condition: The ETA Playwrights' Discovery/Development Initiative," draft discussion document, November 8, 1996
48 9 N-man, "Between Being and Nothingness: The Rise and Fall of the Sophisticates," essay, no date
27 6 Paggett, Isac Aron, "Modal Synthesis of The Great MacDaddy," dissertation, 1972 Paggett, Isac Aron, "Modal Synthesis of
27 7 Quales, Schyleen, "In Conversation with Paul Carter Harrison," interview, 1984
48 10 Russo, William, "Ancient Music" to Paul Carter Harrison, manuscript score, 1985
27 8 Teixeira, "black on white," review, no date
27 9 Untitled interview, circa 1981
Writings directed or produced by Harrison
48 11 Baraka, Amiri, The Most Dangerous Man in America, circa 2012 [1 of 2]
48 12 Baraka, Amiri, The Most Dangerous Man in America, circa 2012 [2 of 2]
27 10 Barnes, Sandra and Anthony J. Dixon, Futurology, circa 2004 Barnes, Sandra and Anthony J. Dixon,
48 13 Chun-Hsiang, Chi, The Orphan of Chao, 2010
48 14 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Sty of the Blind Pig, St. Louis Black Repertory Company, 2002
27 11 Edwards, Gus, Louie and Ophelia, 2005 Edwards, Gus,
48 15 Edwards, Gus, Louie and Ophelia, New Jersey Performing Arts Center, 2006-2007
27 12 Leslie, Marcia L., The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, 1996-1999 [1 of 2] Leslie, Marcia L.,
49 1 Leslie, Marcia L., The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, 1996-1999 [2 of 2] Leslie, Marcia L.,
49 2 Leslie, Marcia L., The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, 2000-2001 Leslie, Marcia L.,
49 3 Leslie, Marcia L., The Trial of One Short-Sighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, 2007 Leslie, Marcia L.,
27 13 Neal, Larry, In an Upstate Motel: A Morality Play, 1994 [?] Neal, Larry,
28 1 Rahman, Aishah, Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy, 1971 [1 of 2] Rahman, Aishah,
28 2 Rahman, Aishah, Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy, 1971 [2 of 2]
28 3 Tyler, Ben, Sweet Thunder, 2003 Tyler, Ben,
49 4 Tyler, Ben, Sweet Thunder, 2005
49 5 Tyler, Ben, Sweet Thunder, Conference on Black Music Research, 2008
28 4 Van Peebles, Melvin, Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, circa 1970 Van Peebles, Melvin,
28 5 Werther, Ariel [?], Sty of the Blind Pig, 2004 Werther, Ariel [?],
28 6 Williams, Samm-Art and Grenaldo Frezier, Home: A Musical, 2006 [ETA Theatre] Williams, Samm-Art and Grenaldo Frezier, ETA Theatre]
49 6 Wilson, August, King Hedley, II, University of Louisville (Kentucky), 2006
Other writings
49 7 Alexander, Elizabeth, The Venus Hottentot, poems, 1988
50 1 Banks, Daniel, Unperforming Race and Gender: The Technology of Re-imagining Identity, dissertation, 2005 [1 of 4]
50 2 Banks, Daniel, Unperforming Race and Gener: The Technology of Re-imagining Identity, dissertation, 2005 [2 of 4]
50 3 Banks, Daniel, Unperforming Race and Gender: The Technology of Re-imagining Identity, dissertation, 2005 [3 of 4]
50 4 Banks, Daniel, Unperforming Race and Gender: The Technology of Re-imagining Identity, dissertation, 2005 [4 of 4]
28 7 Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones), "Black (Art) Drama Is the Same as Black Life," essay for Ebony, February 1971 Baraka, Amiri ( LeRoi Jones), "Black (Art) Drama Is the Same as Black Life," essay for
28 8 Baraka, Amiri (LeRoi Jones), "Bopera Theory," essay, November 27, 1996
50 5 Barnes, Sandra J. and Anthony J. Dixon, What We Do Is What They Will Become, play script, no date [Harrison was a consultant on this project]
28 9 Bowles, Elinor, "Bob Macbeth: Optimist," essay, 1968
28 10 Boyle, Virginia A., "The Blues God," poetry, 1983
28 11 Bullins, Ed, "Black Theatre: The 70s--Evolutionary Change," essay, July 25, 1971
28 12 Cleage, Paul, "playing wagner," poetry, July 1985
50 6 Connor, Geraldine, !Halleluliah! Excursions into a Third Space: Carnival Messiah as an Instrument of Postcolonial Liberation, volume 1, dissertation, 2004
51 1 Connor, Geraldine, !Halleluliah! Excursions into a Third Space: Carnival Messiah as an Instrument of Postcolonial Liberation, volume 2, dissertation, 2004
51 2 Connor, Geraldine, !Halleluliah! Excursions into a Third Space: Carnival Messiah as an Instrument of Postcolonial Liberation, volume 3, dissertation, 2004
51 3 Daley, Sandra A., Straddling the Edge, play script, 2009
28 13 de Boer, L., Moving, play script, no date de Boer, L.,
51 4 Duke, Bill, "Black Heroes," essay, 1993
51 5 Euba, Femi, The Eye of Gabriel, play script, 1997
51 6 Fraser-Munroe, Ronald, Anatomy of the Black, play script, no date
28 14 Garrett, Keli, Uppa Creek, play script, 1998 Garrett, Keli,
51 7 Gordon, Charles F., Five Plays by Oyamo, play script, 1970
51 8 Goss, Clay, Ornette, play script, 1971
51 9 Grist, Ray and C. Daniel Dawson, The Drum, film treatment, 2012
28 15 Harris, Thomas Allen, proposal for adaptation of Deborah Willis's Reflections in Black: Black Photographers from 1840 to the Present, circa 2005 Harris, Thomas Allen, proposal for adaptation of Deborah Willis's
51 10 Higginbotham, A. Leon, Jr., "An Open Letter to Justice Clarence Thomas from a Federal Judicial Colleague," 1991
28 16 Hill, Robert A., "The Remains of the Name: The Harlem Renaissance and the Discovery of King Tutankhamun's Tomb, 1922-1925," research proposal, no date
51 11 Hill, Robert A., "Soul 2 Soul: Du Bois, Goethe, and the Prince of the Royal House of Ethiopia in Colorado," lecture, 1991
28 17 Hobbs, Ronald, De Lawd: An Assessment of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., book proposal, 1973 Hobbs, Ronald,
51 12 Holder, Lawrence, The Miles Davis Quintet, play script, no date
51 13 Holmgren, Norah, master's thesis, no date
29 1 Hudson, Michael W., "Affluence and Ethnicity: A Study of the Growing Social Distance Between the New Black Elite and the Black Lower Classes," dissertation, 2001
29 2 Jahi, Runako, "A Movement in Blacknuss," poetry, 1998
29 3 Johnson, Charles, adapted by Keli Garrett, Faith and the Good Thing, play script, no date Johnson, Charles, adapted by Keli Garrett,
29 4 Mandelberg, Cynthia, Leave 'Em Laughing, play script, January 16, 1981 Mandelberg, Cynthia,
29 5 Marglin, Frédérique Apffel, essay, "Multiple Media in a Hindu Ritual Performance," no date
51 14 McMillan, Michael, Brother 2 Brother, play script, 2001
52 1 Mills, Glendola Yhema, Dancing in My Mother's Mother's Body: The Invention of Identity in Kariamu Welsh Asante's Umdundalai Technique, book manuscript, 1996 [1 of 2]
52 2 Mills, Glendola Yhema, Dancing in My Mother's Mother's Body: The Invention of Identity in Kariamu Welsh Asante's Umdundalai Technique, book manuscript, 1996 [2 of 2]
52 3 Morris, Paul Anthony, The Seer, play script, 2003
52 4 Ndigirigi, Gichingiri, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Drama and the Kamiriithu Popular Theater Experiment, dissertation, 1998 [1 of 2]
52 5 Ndigirigi, Gichingiri, Ngugi Wa Thiong'o's Drama and the Kamiriithu Popular Theater Experiment, dissertation, 1998 [2 of 2]
52 6 Neal, Larry, In an Upstate Motel, play script, 1980
29 6 Plumpp, Sterling D., Velvet Be-Bop Kente Cloth, poetry collection, 2001 Plumpp, Sterling D.,
52 7 Rahman, Aishah, Chiaroscuro: A Light (and Dark) Comedy, play script, no date
53 1 Rahman, Aishah, Lives Unveiled: Four Underground Dramas, play script, no date
53 2 Rahman, Aishah, Music Is My Metaphor: Three Plays with Music, play script, no date
53 3 Rahman, Aishah, Only in America, play script, 1994
53 4 Rahman, Aishah, Pigmentocracy Blues: My Memoir of 100 Years of Skin Color (A Novel), book draft, 2011
53 5 Rahman, Aishah, Public Spaces: 3 One Acts, play script, 2002
53 6 ya Salaam, Kalamu, Body and Soul, play script, no date
29 7 Shafee, Syed Ali, proposals, 1993-1996
53 7 Shiphrah, Thandiwe, ...And Then God Created Woman, play script, 2008
53 8 Smith, Charles, Denmark, play script, 2006
29 8 Thelwell, Edwueme Michael, essays, 1989-1999
54 1 Thelwell, Edwueme Michael, forward and afterword for Gilbert Moore's Rage, circa 1993
54 2 Unidentified author, "'...Lies, Commonly Agreed Upon:' Toward a New American Consensus," essay, no date
54 3 Unidentified author, Story of M, play script, no date
29 9 Unidentified play script fragment, no date
54 4 Unidentified prose, no date
29 10 Washington, Craig D., short prose, no date
54 5 Webb, Floyd, The Gift of Heaven, film treatment, 1990
29 11 Weber, Bruce, "Race Peers Out of Masks," review, no date
54 6 Wesley, Richard, The Black Terror, play script, 1970
29 12 Wilson, August, Jitney, play script, June 27, 1999 Wilson, August,
29 13 Wilson, August, "The Ground on Which I Stand," speech, 1996
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