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Series 2
Personal papers, 1968-2001
Boxes 10-15; OP1-4, 11-12

Scope and Content Note

This series contains biographical and legal material related to Sullivan and his immediate family, awards Sullivan received, and printed material Sullivan collected from newspapers and magazines. The first section of the series includes appointment books, passports, schedules, and general biographical information. Sullivan's awards include files related to his nomination for the Nobel Peace Prize, for which he was officially nominated in 1995, the Medal of Freedom in 1991, and other certificates of merit or appreciation. Financial and legal records include Sullivan's will, travel expense reports, financial disclosure reports, and banking statements. The newspaper and magazine clippings in this series (1960-2001) all pertain directly to Sullivan. Other printed material in this series includes programs for events in which Sullivan participated. For clippings and printed material related to the organizations with which he was involved, refer to Series 3: Organizations.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.

Box Folder Content
10 1 Appointment books, 1991, 1995
10 2 Biographical information, Sullivan, Grace
10 3 Biographical information, Sullivan, Hope
10 4 Biographical information, Sullivan, Leon Howard
10 5 Business cards
OP11 - Cane, with OIC decoration
OP12 - Hat, masonic
10 6 Membership cards
10 7 Notes
10 8 Passports, Sullivan, Grace
10 9 Passports, Sullivan, Leon
10 10 Schedules, 1974-1990
10 11 White House invitations
Awards
10 12 Black History Makers, 1987
10 13 Certificates, 1974-1991
OP1 - City of Detroit, Office of the Mayor, Proclamation Honoring Reverend Dr. Leon H. Sullivan, June 11, 1990 [2 pieces]
10 14 Commonwealth Awards, 1986 and 1990
OP2 - Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor's Office, commendation for the 25th anniversary of Progress Plaza, August 21, 1993
10 15 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor's Office, commendation for the 30th anniversary of Progress Plaza, August 1988
10 16 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Governor's Office, commendation for SOS: Support of Sub-Saharan Africa--Help the Children of Africa campaign, undated
10 17 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, House of Representatives, Citation, September 13, 1988
11 1 Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, House of Representatives, Citation, December 18, 1993
OP3 - Council of the City of Philadelphia, Resolution Honoring the Reverend Leon H. Sullivan, May 5, 1988
11 2 Leon H. Sullivan Gala Tribute, December 1992
11 3 Medal of Freedom, 1991
11 4 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination, 1971
11 5 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination, 1971, correspondence
11 6 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination, 1976
11 7 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination, 1995
11 8 Nobel Peace Prize Nomination, 1995, endorsements
11 9 Public Service Award, July 23, 1975
11 10 Temple University, Leon H. Sullivan Professorship of Human Potential
11 11 United States Congress, Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition, awarded to the Reverend Leon H. Sullivan in Recognition of the Celebration of the Thirtieth Anniversary of Progress Plaza, September 26, 1998
11 12 United States Senate, Proclamation in Honor of Progress Plaza and Reverend Leon Sullivan, 1993
12 1 University of Wisconsin Leon Howard Sullivan Chair
12 2 West Virginia State University Recognition Dinner, 1999
Financial and legal records
12 3 Charitable contributions, 1998
12 4 Deed of Trust, 1982
12 5 Financial disclosure reports, 1975-1991
12 6 Insurance statements, 1972-1988
12 7 Investments, 1971-1991
12 8 Life insurance policies, 1982
12 9 Organization dues statements, 1985-1995
12 10 Royalty statements, 1971-1999
12 11 Speaking fees
12 12 Tax returns, 1970-1988
12 13 Travel expense reports, 1971-1992
12 14 Wills, Leon and Grace Sullivan, 1982
12 15 Zion Federal Credit Union bank statements, 1986-1999
Printed material
12 16 Brochures, 1968-1996
OP4 - Calendar, 1998
12 17 Clippings, undated
12 18 Clippings, 1956
13 1 Clippings, 1960-1965
13 2 Clippings, 1966
13 3 Clippings, 1967-1968
13 4 Clippings, 1969
13 5 Clippings, undated 1970s
13 6 Clippings, 1970
13 7 Clippings, 1971 [1 of 4]
13 8 Clippings, 1971 [2 of 4]
13 9 Clippings, 1971 [3 of 4]
13 10 Clippings, 1971 [4 of 4]
13 11 Clippings, 1972 [1 of 4]
13 12 Clippings, 1972 [2 of 4]
14 1 Clippings, 1972 [3 of 4]
14 2 Clippings, 1972 [4 of 4]
14 3 Clippings, 1973
14 4 Clippings, 1974
14 5 Clippings, 1975
14 6 Clippings, 1976
14 7 Clippings, 1977
14 8 Clippings, 1978
14 9 Clippings, 1979
14 10 Clippings, 1980-1982
14 11 Clippings, 1983-1984
14 12 Clippings, 1985-1986
14 13 Clippings, 1987
15 1 Clippings, 1988-1989
15 2 Clippings, 1990
15 3 Clippings, 1991
15 4 Clippings, 1992
15 5 Clippings, 1993
15 6 Clippings, 1994
15 7 Clippings, 1995
15 8 Clippings, 1996
15 9 Clippings, 1997
15 10 Clippings, 1998
15 11 Clippings, 1999 [1 of 2]
15 12 Clippings, 1999 [2 of 2]
15 13 Clippings, 2000-2006
15 14 Programs, 1970-1980
15 15 Programs, 1981-2000
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