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Series 5
Printed material, 1946-2014
Boxes 37 - 44 and 57-58; OP 2 - 7

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of printed material created by or about Paul Carter Harrison as well as printed material collected by Harrison from 1946-2014. Printed material by Harrison includes reprints of published articles and plays. Printed material about Harrison includes published articles, interviews, and reviews as well as event programs highlighting Harrison's productions. Other printed material includes articles, book chapters, publications, and newspaper clippings collected by Harrison. These primarily focus on African American theatre, film and music. A notable collection of newspaper clippings of articles by or about Harrison are from the Dutch newspaper De Nieuwe Linie, with a few from the now defunct Algemeen Handelsblad.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Printed material by Harrison
Box Folder Content
57 7 Ameri/Cain Gothic, circa 1985
37 1 "Amerika 1968: Jeugd en negers gaan beslissen," De Nieuwe Linie, 1968
37 2 "Amerika door een rood filter," Algemeen Handelsblad, 1967
37 3 "August Wilson's Blues Poetics," August Wilson: Three Plays, 1991
37 4 "August Wilson's Blues Poetics," page proofs, 1991
37 5 "The Black Star Line: The Demystification of Marcus Garvey," The St. Louis American, 1996
37 6 "The Black Star Line: The De-mystification of Marcus Garvey," African American Review, 1997
37 7 "Black Theatre Aesthetics," Canadian Theatre Review, 2004
37 8 "Black Theatre at the Millennial Crossroads," Black Renaissance/Renaissance Noire, 2009/2010
37 9 "Boycott Olympische Spelen" De Nieuwe Linie, 1968
37 10 "Brandt Washington?" De Nieuwe Linie, 1967
37 11 "Carnal Appetite," Essence, 1996
37 12 "The Crisis of Black Theatre Identity," African American Review, 1997
37 13 "De brand is al begonnen," De Nieuwe Linie, 1968
37 14 "De vergeten Amerikaan," De Nieuwe Linie, 1967
37 15 "The Death of Boogie Woogie: A Ritualized Scat-Song in Thirteen Beats," Callaloo, 1985
37 16 "Depressie in de hete zomer," Algemeen Handelsblad, 1967
37 17 "The Drama of Nommo," uncorrected proof, 1972
37 18 "Ek schrijf niet om de doden te prijzen," newspaper clipping, no date
37 19 "Geweld op z'n Amerikaans," Algemeen Handelsblad, 1967
37 20 "The Great MacDaddy," Kuntu Drama: Plays of the African Continuum, 1974
37 21 "Ha, die Amerikanen," De Telegraaf/De Courant Nieuws van de Dag, 1967
37 22 "Het 'blaas'-toneel," Algemeen Handelsblad, 1967
37 23 "Het einde van die Amerikaanse toerist?" De Nieuwe Linie, 1968
37 24 "Historical Notes," In the Shadow of the Great White Way: Images from the Black Theatre, 1989
37 25 "History Lesson 1996: Demystifying Garvey," N'digo, 1996 [photocopy]
57 8 "In Conversation: Carmen de Lavallade and Paul Carter Harrison," Élan, April 1982
37 26 "An Inglorious Excursion," Letters, Chicago Reader, 1996
37 27 "Introduction: Black Theater in Search of a Source," Kuntu Drama: Plays of the African Continuum, 1974
37 28 "Mother/Word. Black Theatre in the African Continuum: Word/Song as Method," Totem Voices: Plays from the Black World Repertory, 1989
37 29 "Nommo on the Block," The Drama of Nommo, 1972
37 30 "Pavane," no date
37 31 "Praeforce," The Drama of Nommo, 1972
38 1 "President Johnson: Aardverschuiving...naar beneden," De Nieuwe Linie, 1967
38 2 "Pueblo boot politieke blunder," De Nieuwe Linie, 1968
38 3 "The (Re)volution of Black Theatre", 1989
38 4 "Tabernacle: A Black Experience in Total Theatre," New Black Playwrights: An Anthology, 1970
57 9 "Tabernacle," The Design of Drama, no date
38 5 "Tabernacle: Excerpt," Afro-American Review, 1969
57 10 "Theater," Élan, May-June 1982
38 6 "Verzet tegen Johnsons oorlogspolitiek groeit," De Nieuwe Linie, 1967
38 7 "Who knows what beauty rests in the souls of men? The Shadow do!" Black Review, 1972
38 8 "Wie word volgend jaar president?" De Nieuwe Linie, 1967
38 9 "Yankee si! Links no!" newspaper clipping, no date
Printed material about Harrison
38 10 Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, newspaper clippings and reviews, 1969-1971
38 11 Ain't Supposed to Die a Natural Death, program, 1970
38 12 Ameri/cain Gothic, newspaper clippings and reviews, March-April 1985
38 13 Ameri/cain Gothic, program, New Federal Theatre, 1985
38 14 Anchorman, Folk Stage Bill, American Folk Theatre, New York, 1988 American Folk Theatre, New York, 1988
38 15 Anchorman, program, ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 1999 ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 1999
38 16 Biographical sketch, Black Writers, 1993
38 17 Black Theatre: Ritual Performance in the African Diaspora, promotional material and review, 2002-2003
57 11 Chuck Stewart's Jazz Files, reviews, 1986
38 18 The Death of Boogie Woogie, newspaper clippings and reviews, 1976, 2003
OP2 - The Death of Boogie Woogie, poster, Smith College Department of Theatre and Speech performance, no date Smith College Department of Theatre and Speech performance, no date
38 19 The Death of Boogie Woogie, program, 1976
38 20 The Death of Boogie Woogie, program, Richard Allen Centre for Culture and Art, no date Richard Allen Centre for Culture and Art, no date
38 21 Doxology Opera, flyer, Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago, 2001 Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago, 2001
38 22 The Drama of Nommo, press release, 1973
38 23 The Experimental Leader, program, The Dove Company, no date
38 24 The Great MacDaddy, newspaper clipping and reviews, 1972-2012
38 25 "Highlights of the 1996-1997 Repertory Theatre Season," Freedom Theatre Annual Report, 1997
38 26 In an Upstate Motel, Stagebill, 1981 Stagebill, 1981
OP3 - Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy, flyer mounted on wood, 1927
38 27 Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy, newspaper clippings and reviews, 1972-1974
38 28 Lady Day: A Musical Tragedy, program, Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1972 Brooklyn Academy of Music, 1972
38 29 "Living Legends Celebration," National Black Arts Festival Honors The Negro Ensemble, 2003
38 30 Louie and Ophelia, program, ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 2005
OP4 - King Hedley, II by August Wilson, directed by Paul Carter Harrison, University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts and African American Theatre Program, poster, 2006 [inscribed to Harrison by cast members; also includes cast photos] August Wilson, directed by Paul Carter Harrison, University of Louisville Department of Theatre Arts and African American Theatre Program, poster, 2006 [inscribed to Harrison by cast members; also includes cast photos]
38 31 My Sister, My Sister, flyer, New York University, School of the Arts Theater Program, circa 1981 New York University, School of the Arts Theater Program, circa 1981
38 32 "Name these Visitors," Mālamalama, University of Hawai'i, 2003 University of Hawai'i, 2003
38 33 National Black Writers' Conference Program, City University of New York, 2003
38 34 New Thing Art and Architecture Center and African Heritage Dancers and Drummers, support of position, signatories, circa 1965
38 35 Newspaper clippings, 1966-2001
39 1 "Paul Carter Harrison: Dialoog van het verzet," book review, Studentenperiodiek, 1967
39 2 Pawns, program, SARST, circa 1966 [Dutch student theater company] SARST, circa 1966 [Dutch student theater company]
39 3 Program notes, no date
39 4 Review excerpts, 1966-1968
39 5 Sty of the Blind Pig, program, St Louis Black Repertory Company, 2002 St Louis Black Repertory Company, 2002
39 6 Sweet Thunder: The Billy Strayhorn Story, program, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 2005 Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 2005
OP5 - Sweet Thunder: The Billy Strayhorn Story, poster, Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 2005
39 7 Tabernacle, flyer, The Howard Players, Ira Aldridge Theatre, Howard University, 1969 Howard Players, Ira Aldridge Theatre, Howard University, 1969
39 8 Tabernacle, flyer, Sacramento State Theatre, circa 1971 Sacramento State Theatre, circa 1971
39 9 Tabernacle, newspaper clippings and reviews, 1969-1971
OP6 - Tabernacle, poster, Sacramento State Theatre, circa 1971
39 10 Tabernacle, program, Howard University, 1969
39 11 "Tabernacle," unidentified author, no date
39 12 Tophat and Pavane for a Dead-Pan Minstrel, program, 1966 Pavane for a Dead-Pan Minstrel, program, 1966
39 13 Tophat, program, Lamont Zeno Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, 1980 Lamont Zeno Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, 1980
39 14 The Trial of a Shortsighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, programs, ETA Creative Arts Foundation, 1995-1996
39 15 The Trial of a Shortsighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, program, New Federal Theatre, 1999 New Federal Theatre, 1999
39 16 The Trial of a Shortsighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, program, Penumbra Theatre Company, 2000 Penumbra Theatre Company, 2000
39 17 The Trial of a Shortsighted Black Woman vs. Mammy Louise and Safreeta Mae, newspaper clippings and reviews, 1995-2001
39 18 Waiting to be Invited, poster, and "Biographies: Paul Carter Harrison, Director," Performing Arts Magazine, 2001 Performing Arts Magazine, 2001
39 19 Waiting to be Invited, promotional postcard, 2001
39 20 Youngblood, advertising and publicity campaign manual, 1978
39 21 Youngblood, newspaper clippings and reviews, May-August 1978
OP7 - Youngblood, poster, circa 1978
Other printed material
39 22 African-Americans in Europe Conference, Institute du Monde Anglophone, tentative schedule, 1992 [photocopy]
39 23 "African Portraits by Hannibal Peterson: A teaching guide by James Kimo Williams," circa 1990
39 24 Arts Monthly, San Francisco, November 1993 San Francisco, November 1993
39 25 "August Wilson and Derek Walcott: A conversation. Moderated by Paul Carter Harrison," Black Renaissance Noire, 2003
39 26 Bandele, Lisa Colbert, "Top Dog/Underdog and the need to resurrect a Black Theatre that transforms," circa 2001
39 27 Baraka, Amiri, birthday celebration program, October 7, 1994
39 28 Baraka, Amiri, "The Black Arts Movement," lecture, Atlanta, Georgia, 1994 [inscribed by Amiri Baraka]
39 29 Baraka, Amiri, "Revolutionary Art," lecture, St. Mark's Church, New York, 1994 [inscribed by Amiri Baraka]
39 30 Batten, Anthony S., memorial program, 1998
39 31 Biographies and profiles
57 12 Black Arts Alliance and Gye Nyame present Mary Secole: The Opera, (Manchester, United Kingdom), 2002
39 32 Book chapters and excerpts, 1940-1989
39 33 Book chapters and excerpts, 1992-1999
39 34 Book chapters and excerpts, no date [1 of 2]
57 13 Book chapters and excerpts, no date [2 of 2]
39 35 The Bridge: A Link with the Netherlands, Nationale-Nederlanden N.V., November 10, 1968 Nationale-Nederlanden N.V., November 10, 1968
39 36 Brooklyn Academy of Music, programs, 1969, 1995
40 1 Business card, no date
58 1 Catalogs, 1992
40 2 "Catholic Church Sex Scandals Part II: The Betrayal of Trust," Geraldo transcript number 986 (R#780), June 27, 1991
40 3 Center for Black Music Research, Columbia College Chicago, circa 1993
40 4 Chicagoplays, 2002-2003
40 5 "The Church's Sexual Watergate," Geraldo Transcript #303, November 14, 1988
40 6 The Classical Theatre of Harlem, programs, 2002-2006
59 11 Cleage, Pearl, Late Bus to Mecca, undated
58 2 Connor, Geraldine, Carnival Messiah programs and fliers, 2003
40 7 Copy of letter from the National Capital Voters Association to the Committee on Admissions and Grievances, March 12, 1964
40 8 Critical Digest, volume xxxiii, number 13, 1981
40 9 Crossroads Theatre Company, programs, 1993, 1997
40 10 Cross, Yolande, funeral program, 1967
58 3 Dance Visions/Sounds in Motion, "A Dance Adventure in Southern Blues," program, no date
58 4 Dean, Phillip Hayes, Every Night When the Sun Goes Down, 1998
40 11 "The Dilemma of the American Actor: A talk with Robert Lewis," Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation, Masters of the Stage Series, November 2, 1987
40 12 ETA Creative Arts Foundation, programs, 1995-1997
40 13 ETA Creative Arts Foundation, programs, 1998-2004
40 14 Festival programs, 1991-2005
40 15 "From Anathema to Dialogue: A call for action," Howard University School of Religion, 1969
40 16 "The Future of American Theatre: A Playwrights Symposium," Princetown Repertory Theatre, program, October 2, 1999 [annotated by Harrison; speakers include August Wilson]
40 17 "Harlem Six: 'Watermelon Justice' must go!" flyer, 1969
40 18 Hemphill, Julius Arthur, magazine clippings, 1995
40 19 Hemphill, Julius Arthur, memorial program, 1995
40 20 Hemphill, Julius Arthur, obituary, 1995
40 21 Hemphill, Julius Arthur, Tribute program, Saint Peter's Church, New York, April 23, 1995
58 5 Herring, Linda, "Stories about the Old Days by Bill Herring," program, 1986
40 22 Hughes, Langston, "Misery", from Black Misery, 1969 Hughes, Langston, "Misery", from
40 23 Illinois Arts Council Artists Fellowship, application form, 1984 [blank]
40 24 International Business and Trade Symposium, Chicago, Illinois, pamphlet, 1982
58 6 Jackson, Oliver Lee, exhibition catalog, Seattle Art Museum, 1982
40 25 Jackson, Oliver Lee, "Sharpeville Massacre," no date
40 26 Job profile, Artistic Director, Arena Stage, Washington D.C., 1997
40 27 Journal articles, 1948-1999 [1 of 2]
58 7 Journal articles, 1948-1999 [2 of 2]
58 8 Journal articles, 2012
40 28 Kuntu Repertory Theatre, 25th Anniversary Gala Celebration, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 13, 2000
58 9 Lawal, Babatunde, "Àwòrán: Representing the Self and its Metaphysical Other in Yoruban Art," 2001
40 29 Ledbetter, Huddie "Leadbelly," articles and clippings, 1992-1993
40 30 "Lift every voice and sing," sheet music, no date
40 31 Lincoln, Abbey, "Music is," speech, Washington D.C., 1985
40 32 Magazine clippings, 1968-1991
40 33 Magazine clippings, 1992-2000
58 10 Magazine clippings, 2002-2014
58 11 Magazine clippings, no date
58 12 Meade, Julio Caesar, funeral program and clippings, 1986-2001
40 34 Morrison, Toni, newspaper clippings, 1992-1998
41 1 Museum of Contemporary Art: Performances, 2000-2003
41 2 Newspaper clippings, 1946-1974
41 3 Newspaper clippings, 1975-1979
41 4 Newspaper clippings, 1980-1989
41 5 Newspaper clippings, 1990-1995
41 6 Newspaper clippings, 1996-2003 [1 of 2]
58 13 Newspaper clippings, 1996-2003 [2 of 2]
41 7 Newspaper clippings, 2004
41 8 Newspaper clippings, 2005-2008
58 14 Newspaper clippings, 2011
41 9 Newspaper clippings, no date
42 1 Newspaper clippings, De Nieuwe Linie, 1968
42 2 New Traditions: The Non-Traditional Casting Project Newsletter, volume 2, issue 1, 1994
42 3 New York Theatre Workshop, programs, 2004, 2006
42 4 Onyx Theatre Ensemble, programs, no date
42 5 Onstage, Goodman Theatre Series, volume 8, number 3, 1993/1994 [photocopy]
42 6 Other play performance programs, 1968-2000
42 7 Other play performance programs, 2001-2006
42 8 Other play performance programs, no date
42 9 Oxford University Press Literary and Cultural Studies book catalog, 2000
42 10 Performance Arts, 1993, 2000
42 11 Performing Arts Journal Publications catalog, 1981/1982
42 12 Perkinson, Coleridge-Taylor, newspaper clippings, 1995, 2000
42 13 Perry, Imani, "Prophets of the Hood: Politics and Poetics of Hip Hop," book announcement, 2004
42 14 Playbill, 1971-1995
42 15 Playbill, 1997-2003
42 16 Playbill, 2004-2006
43 1 Playfare, 1969-1970
43 2 Press releases, 1981-2005
43 3 Promotional material: arts, dance and theatre, 1971-1995
43 4 Promotional material: arts, dance and theatre, 1996-2008
43 5 Promotional material, inscribed by artist, 1977-1995
43 6 Psychiatry's Betrayal, Citizens Commission on Human Rights and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 1992 [photocopy] Citizens Commission on Human Rights and United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), 1992 [photocopy]
43 7 Research in Review, Florida State University, Spring/Summer, 1992 [includes article on Florida State University Film School] Florida State University, Spring/Summer, 1992 [includes article on Florida State University Film School]
43 8 Roy, Arundhati, "Buy one, get one free," speech, Riverside Church, New York, May 17, 2003
43 9 Schakels: Cultureel Patroon van Suriname, 's-Gravenhage, 1970
43 10 Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, "Blacks on Stage: African-American Theater Arts Collections Project. A Proposal for the National Endowment for the Humanities," July 1997
43 11 Showbill, 1981-2004
43 12 Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers, by-laws and newsletters, 1971-1975
43 13 Stagebill, 1986-1987
43 14 Stagebill, 1991-1996
43 15 Stagebill, 1997-1999
43 16 Stagebill, 2000-2002
43 17 Subito Music, catalog of the works of Julius Hemphill, no date
43 18 Theatre publications, 1969-2004
44 1 "To be or not to be celibate," 60 Minutes transcript, volume xx, number 45, July 24, 1988
44 2 "To 'Paul Robeson' theatre-goers for your information," Paul Robeson Friendship Society of Washington D.C., circa 1977
44 3 "TV and Movies: Harmful to Mental Health of Black People," pamphlet, no date
44 4 Unity in Struggle, Newark, New Jersey, April 1994 Newark, New Jersey, April 1994
44 5 Washington International Arts Letter, April-June 1980
44 6 Wilson, August, dedication address, New Goodman Theatre, Chicago, Illinois, November 9, 2000
44 7 Wilson, August, newspaper clippings, 1987-2007
44 8 Wilson, August, unidentified typescript, no date
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