WARD, DOUGLAS TURNER.
Douglas Turner Ward papers
> Correspondence and Negro Ensemble Company records

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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.

Series 2
Correspondence and Negro Ensemble Company records, circa 1964-2007
Boxes 20-25 and 41; OP 1-2; and AV1

Scope and Content Note

The series consists of correspondence and Negro Ensemble Company (NEC) records. Correspondence is primarily professional between Ward and playwrights, producers, and others in the theater and film industries. NEC records include production notes, set designs, track sheets, call sheets, and reports relating to various stage and film productions, including A Soldier's Play.

Arrangement Note

Arranged in alphabetical order.

Box Folder Content
40 - Art (African (?) mask and wood carving)
OP2 - Award
41 1 Awards and certificates, 1966-1979
24 - Awards and memorabilia
25 - Awards and memorabilia
OP1 - Certificates
20 - Correspondence, 1964-1967
20 - Correspondence, letter from Jeanne Noble, 1966
20 - Correspondence, letter from Eva Jessye, 1967
20 - Correspondence, 1968
20 - Correspondence, 1969
20 - Correspondence, 1971-1972
20 - Correspondence, 1973
20 - Correspondence, letter from Amiri Baraka, 1973
20 - Correspondence, 1974
20 - Correspondence, Tony's, 1974
20 - Correspondence, 1975
20 - Correspondence, 1976
20 - Correspondence, 1977
20 - Correspondence, Harold Cruse, 1977
20 - Correspondence, Harold "Hal" Prince, 1977
20 - Correspondence, 1978
20 - Correspondence, 1979
20 - Correspondence, CCNY, 1979
20 - Correspondence, China, 1979
20 - Correspondence, Bill Boggs, 1979
20 - Correspondence, Freedomways--Lorraine Hansberry, 1979
20 - Correspondence, 1980
20 - Correspondence, 1981 January-July
20 - Correspondence, 1981 July-December
21 - Correspondence, 1982
20 - Correspondence, letter from Martin Segal--Lincoln Center, 1982
21 - Correspondence, Richard Pryor, 1982
21 - Correspondence, 1983
21 - Correspondence, 1984-1987
21 - Correspondence, unprinted New York Times article, 1987-1988
21 - Correspondence, 1988-2007
21 - Correspondence, undated
21 - Correspondence, in-office correspondence
21 - Correspondence, NEA, 1979-1980
21 - Correspondence, CEBA, 1980-1982
21 - Correspondence, National Communications Group, Board of Directors
21 - Correspondence, playwrights, 1974-1986
21 - Correspondence, Edwin Booth Award
21 - Correspondence, Frederick Douglass Award
21 - Correspondence, unarranged
22 - Correspondence, unarranged
22 - Production records

This box also includes stage manager's copies of Companions of the Fire and Big City Blues.

23 - Production records
29 - Production records
29 - Negro Ensemble Company, administrative records
39 - Negro Ensemble Company, administrative records
AV1 - Video recordings
22 - Ward, Douglas Turner, other writings
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