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Belton, Don mss., 1960-2009

Summary Information

Repository
Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
Lilly Library
Indiana University
1200 E. Seventh St.
Bloomington, IN 47405-5500
Phone: 812-855-2452
Fax: 812-855-3143
Email: liblilly@indiana.edu

Creator
Belton, Don.

Title
Belton, Don mss., 1960-2009

Collection No.
LMC 2761

Extent
25,000 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
Consists of the papers of Indiana University Assistant Professor Don Belton (1956-2009), who taught in the Creative Writing Program in the English Department from July 2008-December 2009.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Professor Belton was born on August 7, 1956 to Charles and Dora Belton in Philadelphia, PA. Educated in the Philadelphia school system, his talent, gifts and potential won him a scholarship to William Penn Charter School. Belton earned a B.A. from Bennington College in 1981 and an M.A. in Creative Writing from Hollins College in 1982.

Professor Belton’s publications include the highly-regarded novel Almost Midnight (1986). He was also the editor of the anthology Speak My Name: Black Men on Masculinity and the American Dream (1996), considered a groundbreaking contribution to representations of black male experience. He published widely in in literary reviews, literature anthologies, cultural journals, popular magazines and newspapers, including The Philadelphia Inquirer, Black Film Review, Artpaper, Transition, The Utne Reader, and The Indiana Review. Prior to coming to IU Bloomington, Belton taught at Shippensburg University, the University of Michigan, Macalester College, and the University of Pennsylvania. In addition, he had been a fellow at the Bread Loaf Writers Conference at Middlebury College, Macdowell and Yadoo artists’ colonies, the Rockefeller Center in Italy, and the Center for Media Studies at Brown University.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Journals; II. Notebooks; III. Writings; IV. Correspondence; V. Professional; VI. Courses; VII. Research; VIII. Miscellaneous; IX. Photographs; X. Artwork; XI. Audio-Visual; XII. Postcards; XIII. Memorabilia.

Scope and Content Note

Journals consist of hardbound diaries featuring regular handwritten entries by Don Belton covering the years 1984-2009. Notebooks consist of spiral pads, with handwritten entries also by Belton, covering the years 1967-2008. The journals contain mainly personal reflections whereas the notebooks tend to feature ideas for writing and teaching, although there is occasional overlap between these topics.

Writings include drafts, proofs, and print materials for the works of Don Belton and other authors. Correspondence includes letters from: Chinua Achebe; Henry Louis Gates, Jr.; William Kennedy; Jonathan Lethem; Terry McMillan; Jane Meara; Theoharis C. Theoharis; Paule Turner. Professional files include Belton’s contract and agreements, conference and workshop materials, and materials for promotion and tenure. Course materials include class notes and exercises, student papers, projects, and assignments, course descriptions, and syllabi for classes taught by Belton.

Research files are comprised of articles and other writings collected by Don Belton pertaining to his wide-ranging personal and professional interests, including African-American culture, black masculinity, GLBT studies, blues, jazz, pop and hip-hop music, cinema, Toni Morrison, Diana Ross, and James Baldwin. Miscellaneous files include Belton’s elementary school grades, financial records, newspaper clippings, magazines, ephemera, and assorted personal notes. Photographs include images of Don Belton, James Baldwin, and several of Belton’s personal photo albums. Artwork includes Belton’s loose-leaf sketches and sketchbooks. Audiovisual includes audiocassettes and videocassettes, some featuring readings and interviews conducted by Belton, others containing copyrighted material.

The Postcards series consists of a voluminous assortment of picture postcards collected by Don Belton over the years, and arranged by Belton according to "People, Places and Favorite Things," "Writers, Other Creative Artists and Athletes," "Music Artists," and "Vintage Places and Holidays." Memorabilia includes a string-less violin, an alligator head (preserved by taxidermy) filled with index cards featuring literary terms and used presumably for classroom exercises, and a bulletin board with assorted paraphernalia collected by Don Belton.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2010
Usage Restrictions
Prior arrangements are not necessary before coming to the Library, however, patrons from out of town are encouraged to communicate with the Library in advance of their visits to ascertain availability of materials.

Photocopying permitted only with permission of the Curator of Manuscripts, Lilly Library.

Preferred Citation
[Item], Belton, Don mss., Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Craig Simpson.

Completed in 2011


Series: Box 1 Journals

Arranged chronologically. There are intermittent gaps between years and occasional overlap between dates.


May 18, 1984-August 8 [1984?]

December 15, 1988-March 26, 1989

April 3, 1989-July 14, 1989

July 18, 1989-August 8, 1989

September 10, 1989-February 1, 1990

October 15, 1990-March 21, 1992  and May 13, 2000-June 1, 2000 (same journal)

February 10, 1990-March 10, 1990  and March 12, 2005-April 19, 2005 (same journal)

March 22, 1990-June 23, 1990  and October 24, 1999-November 15, 1999 (same journal)

May 5, 1990-October 12, 1990

March 22, 1991-April 5, 1991  and October 29, 2001-October 30, 2001 (same journal)

May 26, 1991-October 19, 1991

August 28, 1992-October 26, 1992

July 10, 1993-October 21, 1994

October 22, 1994-July 5, 1995

July 5, 1995-October 8, 1995

"Remember This House,"1996

October 12, 1995-January 15, 1996

January 17, 1996-April 18, 1996

April 18, 1996-July 18, 1996

July 20, 1996-December 1, 1996

December 4, 1996-May 4, 1997

January 6, 1997-May 3, 1997

May 6, 1997-July 28, 1997

July 30, 1997-October 17, 1997

October 21, 1997-January 12, 1998

January 14, 1998-May 11, 1998

May 25, 1998-September 10, 1998

Box 2 September 17, 1998-June 28, 1999

July 6, 1999-September 30, 1999

December 25, 1999-February 26, 2000

July 17-25, 2000

August 21, 2000-October 4, 2000

October 9, 2000-November 8, 2000

December 9, 2000-December 30, 2000

January 5, 2001-February 18, 2001

February 20, 2001-April 8, 2001

April 11, 2001-December 12, 2001

April 16, 2001-May 27, 2001

May 29, 2001-August 3 or 4, 2001

August 7, 2001-October 28, 2001

December 13, 2001-January 27, 2002

January 28, 2002-March 26, 2002

March 31, 2002

April 1, 2002-July 18, 2002

July 24, 2002-August 17, 2002

December 7, 2002-March 26, 2003

March 27, 2003-June 12, 2003

August 24, 2003-October 18, 2003

August 24, 2003-October 18, 2003

October 18, 2003-December 25, 2003

February 8, 2004-April 21, 2004

April 22, 2004-May 31, 2004

June 1, 2004-July 4, 2004

July 7, 2004-August 29, 2004

August 30, 2004-November 23, 2004

December 3, 2004-February 6, 2005

Box 3 February 9, 2005-May 16, 2005

July 15, 2005-October 7/8, 2005

October 15, 2005-November 30, 2005

November 25, 2005-June 23, 2006

November 26, 2005-February 18, 2006

April 2, 2006-April 29, 2006

July 4, 2006-August 13, 2006

August 17, 2006-September 21, 2006

September 26, 2006-December 25, 2006

December 31, 2006-January 27, 2007

January 29, 2007-March 4, 2007

March 9, 2007-April 15, 2007

April 15, 2007-June 20, 2007

June 12, 2007-August 8, 2007

August 8, 2007-October 15, 2007

October 20, 2007-December 17, 2007

January 13, 2008-November 13, 2009

July 17, 2008-August 23, 2008

November 19-20, 1999

[loose-leaf pages]


November 1, 2008

[loose-leaf pages]


March 17-March 26 [year unidentified]

June 14-October 14 [year unidentified]

Series: Box 4 Notebooks

Arranged chronologically.


September 25, 1967-October 27, 1967

March 15, 1981-May 2, 1981

March 10, 1985-April 15, 1985

Summer-Autumn, 1985

March 20, 1987-July 18, 1987

July 25, 1987-October 24, 1987

October 25, 1987-January 30, 1988

February 1, 1988-May 9, 1988

May 10, 1988-November 25, 1988

January 22, 1989-October 3, 1989

February 14, 1992-March 17, 1993

May 6, 1998-July 17, 1998

September 16, 1998-1999

October 3, 1999-March 10, 2000

March 6, 2000

August 11, 2000-August 17, 2000

December 4, 2000-March 3, 2001

September 5, 2002-September 20, 2002

October 18, 2002-November 26, 2002

December 15, [2007]-January 29, [2008]

November 11-14 [year unidentified]

October 20-January 17 [year unidentified]

Undated

(4 folders)


Box 5 Undated

(17 folders)


Box 6 Undated

(16 folders)


Series: Box 7 Writings

Divided into two subseries: Don Belton; and Other Authors. Arranged alphabetically by title of story, novel, poem, or article.


Subseries: Box 7 Don Belton

Almost Midnight, drafts

(2 folders)


"Berryman’s Dream Songs," draft

"The Black Mariah," draft

"Black Mary," draft

Crying in the Streets, drafts, proofs

(3 folders)


"Delaney Article," draft

Egypt (A Novel in Progress), drafts

(2 folders)


"From a Collection of Masks," draft

"Gary at the Table," draft

"The Girl of My Dreams," drafts

"Her Mother’s Prayers on Fire," drafts

"If I Were Your Girlfriend," and other works, drafts

"Jumping Back to the Natural" and other poems, drafts

"Leavima," drafts

"The Love Ghetto," draft

"Malcom Profile," draft

"Man’s Work," drafts

"Morrison’s Jazz…" draft

"My Father’s House," draft

"My Soul is a Witness," drafts

"Nina Simone’s Musical Theater of Gest," draft

"A Novelist’s Bibliography," draft

"The Pentecostal Bridegroom," printed

Poems, miscellaneous, drafts, proofs

(2 folders)


"Populuxe/Blackglama," draft

Reviews, miscellaneous, printed

The Sins of My Father, drafts

(4 folders)


"Soul Station," draft

"Speak Demon," draft

Speak My Name: Introduction, draft

"Voodoo for Charles," draft

"A Voyage for Materialized Ghosts," draft

"Whose Masculinity is This?" draft

"Work-in-Progress: Sample Chapter," draft

"You are My Heart," draft

Box 8 Unidentified manuscripts (5 folders)

Subseries: Box 8 Other Authors

"Albert Murray On Stage: An Interview," by Louis Edwards, draft

"Carrying the Staff," by Sam Hasselby and Michael McMahon, draft

"Impasse," by Assamala Amoi, draft

"In Memoriam to Rudolph Valentino," by Alberta Austin, draft

"Malcolm Q: Malcolm X’s Wild Side," by Charley Shively, draft

Malcolm X, screenplay, by James Baldwin and Arnold Perl, photocopied drafts

(2 folders)


Malcolm X, treatment, by James Baldwin, photocopied draft

"The Midnight Hour," by James Campbell, draft

"Nelson Perry Interview," by Ron Edwards, draft

"Now You See It," by Samuel R. Delany, draft

"Raised and Written in Contradiction: Jan Kott’s Final Interview," with Allen J. Kuharski, draft

"Separation Anxiety," by Sana K. Younis, draft

"Sparkle: The Musical," screenplay, by Ntozake Shange, draft

"Swift and His Three Loves," by Alberta Austin, draft

"Touched," by Paule Turner, draft

"Two Flutes Playing," and other works, by Andrew Ramer, photocopied draft

"The Welcome Table," by James Baldwin, photocopied draft

Reviews of Belton’s works, printed

Unidentified manuscripts

Series: Box 9 Correspondence

Arranged alphabetically, the first few folders by subject, the rest by last name of correspondent.


Almost Midnight

Belton, Don

Belton Family

A-E

F-L

M-R

S-Z

Unidentified

Series: Box 9 Professional

Arranged alphabetically by topic.


Applications

Appointments

Author Questionnaires

Bestseller Lists

Biographical Notes

Bulletins

Business Cards

Center for Arts Criticism

Certificates, Honors, Awards

Conferences and Workshops

(2 folders)


Contracts and Agreements

(3 folders)


Critical Responses [i.e., Pull-Quotes]

Curriculum

Dean’s Evaluations

Editing

Expenses

Faculty Activities

Fellowships

Grants

Job Descriptions

Lectures

Letters of Recommendation

Pamphlets

Pedagogical Statements

Permissions

Programs

Promotion and Tenure

Proposals

Publicity

Readings

Resumes

Royalty Agreements

Salary

Taxes

Teaching

Travel

Web Design

Writing

Series: Box 10 Courses

Arranged alphabetically by topic.


Attendance Lists

Class Notes

Class Exercises

Course Calendars

Course Descriptions

(2 folders)


Discussion Questions

Reading Surveys

Readings

Readings

Student Papers

(4 folders)


Student Projects and Assignments

(2 folders)


Study Guides

Syllabi

Teaching Evaluations

(5 folders)


Workshops

(2 folders)


Miscellaneous

Series: Box 11 Research

Arranged alphabetically by topic.


African-American Culture

African-American Fiction

African-American History

Agee, James

Almodovar, Pedro

American History

American Literature

Architecture

Arts Initiatives

Baldwin, James

(2 folders)


Bennington College

Black Masculinity

Black Panthers

Blues Music

Books

Brazil

Brecht, Bertolt

Capote, Truman

Celebrity

Christianity

Civil Rights

Crime

Cuisine

Dance

Day, Tom

Deep Springs

Disco

DuBois, W.E.B.

Education

Ellison, Ralph

Family

Fashion

Feminism

Fiction

Film Noir

Folklore

Funerals

Garcia Marquez, Gabriel

Ginsberg, Allen

GLBT (Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender)

Gospel Music

Hip-Hop Music

Huckleberry Finn

Hudson, Rock

Hughes, Langston

Hurst, Fannie

Immigration

India

Interior Design

Jackson, Michael

Jazz

Jones, Grace

Jordan, Michael

Judaism

Kafka, Franz

King, Jr., Martin Luther

Latino Art

Lee, Spike

Literary Criticism

Malcolm X

Masculinity (General)

Media

Midwifery

Miller, Robert

Modernism

Morrison, Toni

Movie Theaters

Movies

MTV

Multiculturalism

Multiple Personality Disorder

Mythology

Nature

The 1960s

Opera

Painting

Parenting

Phallic Studies

Photography

Poetry

Politics

Pop Music

Poitier, Sidney

Prison

Psychology

Publishing

Quilting

Racism

Radio

Religion

Robeson, Paul

Ross, Diana

Simone, Nina

Slavery

Sports

Storytelling

Thoreau, Henry David

Theater

Box 12 Tourism

Travel

Urban Studies

Voodoo

Walker, Alice

Warhol, Andy

Washington, Harold

White, Edmund

Williams, Tennessee

Wilson, August

Women's Studies

Wright, Richard

Miscellaneous

Series: Box 12 Miscellaneous

Printed Don Belton photos

Printed photos (male genitalia)

Don Belton exhibit label

Don Belton grades

Financial

Rental/Lease Agreements

Catalogs

Handbook for Inmates, Eastern State Penitentiary, Philadelphia, PA

Interviews

Maps

Newspaper clippings

(3 folders)


Newsletters

Notes

(3 folders)


Pamphlets

(2 folders)


Programs

Publications

Publicity

Ephemera

(4 folders)


Max Protetch materials

Box 13 Day-Minder Calendar, 1985

Appointment Calendar, 1985-1986

Weekly Schedule Portfolio

Planning and Record Book

Sixteen Miles in Twenty-One Days, whale camp book

Stormy Weather, sheet music

Rolling Stones’ Beggars Banquet, sheet music

Tuscaloosa, AL, telephone directory, 1953

Air Force Training Certificate, Morris J. Belton

The Supremes’ program and autographed pages

The Incomparable Nat King Cole, celebrity book, collector’s edition

Magazine clipping, autographed by Linda Goss

Magazines, A-B

Magazines, C

Magazines, E

Magazines, F-M

Magazines, N

Magazines, P-U

Box 30 (Oversize) Notes

Newspaper clippings

Box 31 (Oversize) Magazines, B-L

Box 32 (Oversize) Magazines, B-S

Box 33 "Leaves of Grass," envelope of collected outdoor leaves

Assorted paraphernalia

Items removed from frames

Magnets from Belton’s office door

Stamps and tattoos

Paper banner, hung in Belton’s office

Tip-Top Weekly, youth publication (3)

Box 35 (Oversize) Posters

Series: Box 14 Photographs

Divided into four subseries: Photo Albums; Persons; Places; and Other.


Subseries: Box 14 Photo Albums

Albums

(9)


Box 15 Albums

(2)


Subseries: Box 15 Persons

Belton, Don

(3 folders)


Belton, Don: 6th grade class photo, 1968

Baldwin, James

Beal, Chester

Brown, James

Caldwell, Fred and Berry, Freeman

Douglas, Aaron

Electric Shop Night Employees

First Boy Students of Carlisle, October 1879

Hinson, Carole Ann

James, Henry and Barrie, James M.

Phillips, Earl and Reed

Robeson, Paul

Unidentified

(5 folders)


Subseries: Box 15 Places

London

(2 folders)


Unidentified

Subseries: Box 15 Other

Miscellaneous

Contact sheets

Negatives

Slides

(2 folders)


Digital images

(3 CD-ROMS)


Box 33 Unidentified woman, framed photograph

Box 36 (Oversize) Miscellaneous photographs

Series: Box 15 Artwork

Sketches, loose-leaf

Sketchbooks

(4 folders)


Box 30 (Oversize) Sketchbook

Box 34 (Oversize) Original art

Box 35 (Oversize) Printed art

Series: Box 16 Audio-Visual

Subseries: Box 16 Audiocassettes

Mowgli’s Brothers, by Rudyard Kipling (Book-on-tape)

"Once Upon a Time/Summer"

"Speak My Name/An Interview with Doris Belton"

"Conversations with KAB and excerpts from Almost Midnight"

"Madame Besse"

"(William) Styron interview"

"Bill Styron interview"

"Bill Styron continued"

"Styron: Interview conclusion"

"Carol McGee Johnson on Earl Craig/MPLS BLK Community"

"Craig Hanson/Locke House, Alabama"

"Robert Lantz on JB"

"Southern American Literature tape"

"Jamaica Kincaid interview and reading"

"Camille Paglia, Louis Armstrong: ‘Wade in the Water’"

"Mornson radio interview"

"Isaac and Essex"

"Heath Reads Schenk"

"Rochelle Davis interview," 1985, August 13

"Ron Edwards interviewed on Earl Craig"

"Second taped Moses interview," 1992, August 13

"Grace Paley interviewed by Kay Boneti"

"The Mythology of the The Call: Interview with Joseph Campbell"

"Talk of the Nation: Black Masculinity," 1996, January 10

"Under Our Skin: Frank, interview," 1988, June 18

"Pat Parker, radio interview," 1985, September 10

"Talking ‘Bout a Good Time: Mr. Bilgen"

"James Baldwin’s Life Celebration"

"Home & Away: Writing & a Sense of Place"

"Hannibal"

"Hannibal Peterson"

"Laurent," 1991, June 5

"Counterpointed Characterization," by Charles Baxter, July 1989

"Nelson Peery interviewed by Ron Edwards," 1995

"Grace & Essex"

"Doing It Now: Edwin C. Bliss"

"Baldwin Panel, Sorbonne," 1992, February 7

"Anne Sawyer"

"Rei Momo"

"Crying in the Streets/Dialect"

"Essex & Isaac"

"Etta James interviewed by Terry Gross," August 1994

"Don Belton: 11/1"

"James Baldwin discusses Tell Me How Long the Train’s Been Going, with Columnist Robert Cromie"

"Authentic Presence," January 1990

"Isaac and Essex"

"Essex and Isaac"

"Angelou/Perl Interviews re: Baldwin"

"Cote D’Ivoire: 5th Annual Writers Conference, Official Opening Ceremony and Presentation by Don Belton"

"Diana Ross/Sound of Jazz"

"Etta James and Martha Reeves Interview on Fresh Air"

"David Leeming: Phone Interview"

"A Conversation between Manil Suri ( The Death of Vishnu) and Michael Cunningham"

"Joan Worth on JB (James Baldwin)"

"David Moses on JB"

"Isaac Julien"

"Folklore, Brer Rabbit Tales"

"Alice Walker interviewed and reading Nineteen Fifty-Five"

"Don Belton…in honor of Black History Month," 1994, February 2

"Alice Walker: My Life as Myself"

"Ellington: A Tone Parallel to Harlem/Nina Simone"

"James Baldwin interviewed by Kay Boneti"

"Walter Mosley interview and reading"

"Marc Chenetier"

"Gloria Naylor interview with Kay Bonetti"

"Ishmael Reed on the radio," 1985, December 6

"Marion Williams interview"

"Selected Shorts – Symphony Space/ My Soul is a Witness, by Don Belton, read by Glory Van Scott"

"Alice Walker: Philadelphia Free Library Lecture," 1998, May 28

"Glenn Ligon interview," 1994, October 11

"Frederic Bruly Brouabre," 1994, December 10

"Robert Cordier"

"Eugene Clarence Braun-Monk," 1991, June 8

"Interview with Mahmoud El-Kati"

"Gary Willis: Macalester College Commencement Address," May 1995

"Grandmother Reed Alabama," 1999

"Giving Birth, Finding Form: Alice Walker, Isabel Allende, Jean Shinoda Bolen"

"Marvin Worth interview"

"Erik Christensen: Interview/Conversation," 1995, June 3

"Bernard Hassell"

"My Soul is a Witness/If I Had My Way: Blues and Gospel"

"Joe Ryan," 1985, August 29

"Diva Dressing Interlude," 1992

"M. Prat director Maeght Foundation"

"Rev. Grams Night #3"

"Baldwin Panel, Sorbonne," 1992, February 8

"Surviving the Siege of Sarajevo"

"Dhyani Ywahoo: Public Lecture, North Church, Golden Valley, MN"

"Erik Christensen," 1995, June 3

"Don Belton rehearsing…."

"Toni Morrison interview"

Unidentified

(30 tapes)


Subseries: Box 17 Videocassettes

Portrait of Jason

"Don Belton: Reading at the Hungry Mind," November 14

Malcolm X: Parts 1 and 2

"Don Belton-Absalom, Absalom"

Looking for Langston/Frantz Fanon

"Touched (a work-in-progress excerpt)," September 9, 2003

Thomas Eakins: Scenes from Modern Life

August Wilson: A Conversation with August Wilson

Blood of Jesus

Dakan Destiny

Allen Ginsberg

Saturday Night, Sunday Morning

James Baldwin: The Price of the Ticket

A Gathering of Men

James Baldwin’s Go Tell It on the Mountain

Workshop of the World

Amiri Baraka

Lowndes County

"Out of Darkness"

Whale Camp..Poetry..2003

Black Girl

"Belton on The Painted Bird"

"Readings: D. Belton"

"Written and Performed by Don Belton"

"Belton on Fences by Wilson"

"Don Belton: University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Visiting Writer Reading," 2000

Festival du Voyeur: Scott Watson, Don Belton-Queer Readings,  February 10, 1993

Garcia Group #38

"bell hooks at UMass Boston: ‘Remembering Paolo Freire,’" March 24, 1998

"Belton on Tracks by Erdrich"

The Attendant, by Isaac Julien, 1992

Tongues Untied, by Marlon Riggs

"Don Belton: Populuxe/Blackglama," Belfast, 1995

In Search of Our Fathers

The Castro

The Vanishing Black Male-Saving Our Sons,February 1, 1995

Shindig! Presents Motor City Magic

No Regret (Non, Je Ne Regrette Rien),by Marlon Riggs, 1992

Box 18 "Belton, Don," May 31, 1994

Black Is…Black Ain’t, by Marlon Riggs

"Talking with Paul & videotaping him when I got back From Paris"

"Don Belton at Bellagio"

Illusions, dir. Julie Dash

Series: Box 19 Postcards

Subseries: Box 19 People, Places and Favorite Things

Boys

Girls

Children

Fathers

Mothers

Africa

Amsterdam

London

American South

Japan

Gods

Angels

Society

American Indians

Men

Women

Politics

Dogs

Bears

Babar

Barbie

Money

Bennington

Christmas

Food & Wine

Subseries: Box 20 Writers, Other Creative Artists and Athletes

Black Writers

Zora Neale Huston

Langston Hughes

James Baldwin

Jamaica Kincaid

Writers (General)

Oscar Wilde

Walt Whitman

Allen Ginsberg

James Joyce

Henry James

Ernest Hemingway

W.H. Auden

Don Belton

Books

Choreographers

Visual Artists

Beckmann

Cassatt

Brancusi

Gauguin

Frank Lloyd Wright

Hockney

Chagall

Van Gogh

Modigliani

Kahlo

O'Keefe

Basquiat

Jean Cocteau

Picasso

William Blake

Photographers

Fashion

Coco Chanel

Joe Louis

Sports

Einstein

Martin Luther King

Kennedys

Malcolm X

Paul Robeson

Eleanor Roosevelt

Box 21 Film Directors

Hitchcock

Movie Stars

Leading Men

Humphrey Bogart

Cary Grant

Marlon Brando

Rock Hudson

Paul Newman

James Dean

Keanu Reeves

Leading Women

Elizabeth Taylor

Hepburn (Kate and Audrey)

Sophia Loren

Garbo

Marilyn Monroe

Comedians

Chaplin

Groucho Marx

Buckwheat

Movies

TV Stars

Comic Book Heroes

John C. Russell

Subseries: Box 22 Music Artists

Blues Artists

Jazz Artists

Count Basie

Basic & Holiday

Billie Holiday

Louis Armstrong

Duke Ellington

Cab Calloway

Miles Davis

Ella Fitzgerald

Josephine Baker

Lena Horne

Eartha Kitt

Nina Simone

Divas & Maestros

Composers

Motown

Diana Ross

Stax

Bob Marley

James Brown

Aretha Franklin

Tina Turner

Grace Jones

Elvis Presley

Beatles

Pop and Rock Artists

Subseries: Box 23 Vintage Places and Holidays

South

New Orleans

Alabama

Colorado

California

Philadelphia

Temple University

Central PA (Pennsylvania)

Atlantic City

Newark, NJ

NY State

Manhattan

Boston

Bennington

Maine

Rhode Island

Torrey Pines

India

West Indies

Restaurants

Holidays

Miscellaneous

Subseries: Box 24 Miscellaneous Postcards

H-K

Box 25 Miscellaneous

Series: Box

26

(Oversize)

Memorabilia

Bulletin board with miscellaneous paraphernalia

Box 27 (Oversize) Alligator head, with index cards featuring literary terms, used presumably for classroom exercises

Box 28 (Oversize) Violin, without strings

Box 29 (Oversize) Miscellaneous trinkets

Box 33 Cracker tin with squirt guns

Jar with coins