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Lockridge mss. III, circa 1837-2000

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
Lockridge, Ross, 1914-1948.

Title
Lockridge mss. III, circa 1837-2000

Collection No.
LMC 2776

Extent
75,000 items

Language
Materials are in English.

Abstract
Lockridge mss. III, circa 1837-2000, consist of the correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, photos, papers, and audio tapes pertaining to the life and work of Ross Lockridge, Jr. and the Lockridge family.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Biographical Note

Ross Lockridge, Jr. was born on April 25, 1914 in Bloomington, Indiana to Ross Lockridge, Sr. and Elsie Shockley Lockridge. After graduating from Bloomington High School in 1931, Lockridge matriculated to Indiana University. He spent his junior year, 1933-1934, in Paris at Sorbonne University, earning "first honors" among all scholarship winners. Lockridge received an A.B. from Indiana University in 1935 with the highest grade point average ever earned at IU. From 1936-1940 he had a teaching fellowship at Indiana University. In 1940 he earned a scholarship for advanced graduate study at Harvard, but declined an additional year in order to teach at Simmons College in Boston from 1941-1946.

Arrangement

The collection is organized into the following series: I-II. Correspondence; III. Unpublished Manuscripts; IV. The Riddle of Raintree County Manuscript; V. Non- Raintree County Publications; VI. Raintree County Background Materials; VII. Lockridge/Baker Families; VIII. Academic Career; IX. Photographs; X. Houghton Mifflin/Book-of-the-Month Club; XI. MGM; XII. Writings While Ill (1947-1948); XIII. Final Day and Death; XIV. RLJ (Ross Lockridge, Jr.) Estate Papers; XV. Journalism; XVI. Shade of the Raintree (SOTR); XVII. Audio-Visual; XVIII. Other; XIX. Books.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondents include: Donald Blankertz; Paul Brooks; Malcolm Correll; Dorothy Hillyer; Curtis Lamorey; Brenton Webster Lockridge; Elsie Shockley Lockridge; Ernest Hugh Lockridge; Larry Shockley Lockridge; Lillian Lockridge; Ross Lockridge, Jr.; Ross Lockridge, Sr.; Vernice Baker Lockridge; Vivian Shockley Lockridge; Robert Masters; Marie Lockridge Peters; Robert Peters; Ed Quayle; Emma Rhoton Shockley; Frank Shockley; John Wesley Shockley; William B. Shockley; Don Smalley; Ruth Smalley; Martin Stone; Mary Jane Ward; Francis "Jeff" Wylie; Larry Wylie. The Final Days and Death series includes sympathy correspondence upon Ross Lockridge, Jr.'s death in March of 1948. The Shade of the Raintree series is the research of Larry Shockley Lockridge, second son of Ross Lockridge, Jr., in writing his biography Shade of the Raintree: The Life and Death of Ross Lockridge, Jr. His research includes the audio tapes identified in the Audio-Visual series.

Related Material

Lockridge mss. and Lockridge mss. II, also located at the Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information
Acquired: 2011
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], Lockridge mss. III, Lilly Library, Indiana University, Bloomington, Indiana.
Processing Information
Processed by Courtney Rookard.

Completed in 2014


Box 1 Folder A: (Bibliography): "A Directory to the Files of Ross Lockridge, Jr." by R. F. L. Jul. 1984

Folder B: (Bibliography): Bibliography of Evanston, IL Archive...relating to Ross Lockridge, Jr. Jul. 2005

Folder C: (Bibliography): "An Index to Raintree County." Aug. 1984

Series: Box 1 I. Family Correspondence.

Abbreviations are as follows: RLJ=Ross Lockridge, Jr.; VB(L)=Vernice Baker (Lockridge); ESL=Elsie Shockley Lockridge; RLS=Ross Lockridge, Sr.; LL=Lillian Lockridge; RP=Robert Peters; MLP=Marie Lockridge Peters; RM=Robert Masters; LW=Larry Wylie; MC=Malcolm Correll; MJW=Mary Jane Ward; RN=Russell Noyes; RLIII=Ross Lockridge III; LSL=Larry Shockley Lockridge


Folder 1: RLJ's 1st letter, to Brenton Webster Lockridge. May 1922

Subseries: Box 1

Paris Letters

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  • Folder 2: RLJ to Lillian Lockridge. Aug. 1933
  • Folder 3: List of Correspondents in France
  • Folder 4: RLJ to Folks. Sept 14, 1933; RLJ to Lillian Lockridge. Aug. 1933
  • Folder 5: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 23, 1933
  • Folder 6: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 29, 1933
  • Folder 7: RLJ to Mother, Dad, etc. Oct. 8, 1933
  • Folder 8: RLJ to Folks, Oct. 15, 1933
  • Folder 9: RLJ to Folks, Oct. 23, 1933
  • Folder 10: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 3, 1933
  • Folder 11: RLJ to Larry Wylie ("Red"). Nov. 5, 1933
  • Folder 12: RLJ to Lillian Lockridge. Nov. 5, 1933
  • Folder 13: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 13, 1933
  • Folder 14: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 19, 1933
  • Folder 15: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 27, 1933
  • Folder 16: RLJ to Folks (copied by VB). Dec. 4, 1933
  • Folder 17: RLJ to Folks (Letter). Dec. 10, 1933; RLJ to Folks (Xmas Card). Dec. 10, 1933
  • Folder 18: RLJ to Folks. Dec. 20, 1933
  • Folder 19: RLJ to Folks. Dec. 25, 1933
  • Folder 20: RLJ to Emma Shockley. Jan. 1, 1934
  • Folder 21: RLJ to Various (Postcards). Dec. 20, 1933-Jan. 4, 1934
  • Folder 22: RLJ to Folks. Jan. 6-16, 1934
  • Folder 23: RLJ to Folks. Jan. 22, 1934
  • Folder 24: RLJ to Folks. Jan. 29, 1934
  • Folder 25: RLJ to Folks. Feb. 10, 1934
  • Folder 26: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 3, 1934
  • Folder 27: RLJ to ESL (2 postcards). Mar. 4, 5, 1934
  • Folder 28: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 7, 1934
  • Folder 29: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 17, 1934
  • Folder 30: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 25, 1934
  • Folder 31: RLJ to ESL and Postcards from South of France (8). Mar.-Apr. 1934
  • Folder 32: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 20, 1934
  • Folder 33: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 30, 1934
  • Folder 34: RLJ to Folks. May 9, 1934
  • Folder 35: RLJ to Robert Peters. May 14, 1934
  • Folder 36: RLJ to Folks. May 19, 1934
  • Folder 37: RLJ - Record of trip to South and West of France. May [?], 1934. Sent with May 19 and Jun. 5-8 Letters.
  • Folder 38: RLJ to Folks. Jun. 5, 8, 1934
  • Folder 39: RLJ to Folks. Jun. 23-24, 1934
  • Folder 40: RLJ to ESL (2 Postcards). Jun. 25, 1934
  • Folder 41: RLJ to Folks ("Continuation of Easter letter...."). Jun. 28, 1934
  • Folder 42: RLJ to ESL. Jul. 7, 1934

To RLJ in Paris

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  • Folder 43: ESL to RLJ. Sept. 13, 14, 22, 27, 1933
  • Folder 44: ESL to RLJ. Oct. 11, 1933
  • Folder 45: ESL to RLJ. Oct. 19-20, 1933
  • Folder 46: ESL to RLJ. Oct. 23, 29, 1933
  • Folder 47: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 5, 6, 1933
  • Folder 48: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 9, 12, 17, 1933
  • Folder 49: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 20, 24, 1933
  • Folder 50: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 28; Dec. 2, 5, 10, 1933
  • Folder 51: ESL to RLJ. Dec. 12, 1933
  • Folder 52: ESL to RLJ. Dec. 13-14, 20, 1933
  • Folder 53: ESL to RLJ. Dec. 24, 31, 1933; Jan. 8, 14, 1934
  • Folder 54: ESL to RLJ. Jan. 22, 1934
  • Folder 55: ESL to RLJ. Jan. 28; Feb. 5, 11, 1934
  • Folder 56: ESL to RLJ. Feb. 20, 25;Mar. 6, 12, 19, 25, 1934
  • Folder 57: ESL to RLJ. Apr. 3, 8, 17, 22, 1934
  • Folder 58: ESL to RLJ. May 1-2, 1934
  • Folder 59: ESL to RLJ. May 3, 8, 13 with 15, 1934
  • Folder 60: ESL to RLJ. May 22, 29, (from Lillian) May 31; Jun. 6-7, 13, 17, 1934
  • Folder 61: RLS to RLJ. Sept. 13, 21; Oct. 1, 9, 1933
  • Folder 62: RLS to RLJ. Oct. 20, 1933
  • Folder 63: RLS to RLJ. Oct. 24, 28; Nov. 5, 12; Dec. 14 (also Shockley, Dec. 14), 23-24
  • Folder 64: RLS to RLJ. Jan. 1, 22, 30; Feb. 10, 1934
  • Folder 65: RLS to RLJ. Feb. 27, 1934
  • Folder 66: RLS to RLJ. Mar. 17; Apr. 1, 1934,
  • Folder 67: RLS to RLJ. Apr. 8, 1934
  • Folder 68: RLS to RLJ. Apr. 22; May 13, 31; Jun. 8, 17; Jul. 3, 1934
  • Folder 69: LL to RLJ. 1933-34
  • Folder 70: MLP and RP to RLJ. 1933-34
  • Folder 71: RM to RLJ. 1933-34

RLJ/VBL

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  • Folder 72: VB to RLJ. Sept. 13, 1933
  • Folder 73: RLJ to VB. Sept. 23, 1933
  • Folder 74: VB to RLJ. Oct. 7, 1933
  • Folder 75: VB to RLJ. Oct. 21, 1933
  • Folder 76: RLJ to VB. Nov. 4, 1933
  • Folder 77: VB to RLJ. Dec. 2, 30, 1933
  • Folder 78: RLJ to VB. Dec. 14, 1933
  • Folder 79: RLJ to VB. Postcards: Dec. 14, 26, 1933; Letter: Jan. 3, 1934
  • Folder 80: VB to RLJ. Dec. 11 or 12, 1933; Jan. 7, 21, 1934 (includes clipping, cartoon)
  • Folder 81: VB to RLJ. Feb. 24, 1934
  • Folder 82: RLJ to VB. Mar. 4, 1934
  • Folder 83: VB to RLJ. Mar. 20, 1934
  • Folder 84: RLJ to VB. Apr. 15, 1934; card, Mar. 25, 1934; card, undated
  • Folder 85: VB to RLJ. Apr. 27, 1934; birthday card, undated
  • Folder 86: RLJ to VB. May 16, 1934
  • Folder 87: VB to RLJ. Jun. 11, 1934
  • Folder 88: RLJ to VB. Jun. 23, 1934
  • Folder 89: RLJ to VB. Postcards, 1932-1934
  • Folder 90: RLJ to VB. Aug. 13, 1934
  • Folder 91: VB to RLJ. Sept. 6, 1934
  • Folder 92: RLJ to VB. 1935-1936
  • Folder 93: RLJ to VB. May 28;June 3, 1936
  • Folder 94: RLJ to VB. Jun. 3, 1936
  • Folder 95: VB to RLJ. 3 letters. Summer, 1935-1936 (includes poem)
  • Folder 96: ESL to RLJ and VBL on their honeymoon. Jul. 15, 1937
  • Folder 97: Guest Book, Park Ave. Cabin. 1937-1938

Larry Wylie/RLJ

  • Folder 98: LW to RLJ. Mar. 7;May 20; Sept. 14, 1933

Malcolm Correll/RLJ

  • Folder 99: MC to RLJ. Nov. 3, 1933
  • Folder 100: MC to RLJ. Apr. 3, 1934
  • Folder 101: MC to RLJ. Apr. 17, 1934

Miscellaneous Letters

  • Folder 102: Miscellaneous, 1933-1934
  • Folder 103: Mlle. Billant to RLJ. Apr. 13, 1934
  • Folder 104: Jacques C. Crane to RLJ. May 29, 1936

Boston Letters 1940-1947

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  • Folder 105: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 18, 29, 1940
  • Folder 106: VBL to ESL. Oct. 10, 1940
  • Folder 107: RLJ to Mother, Dad, et al. Oct. 30, 1940
  • Folder 108: VBL to ESL, RLS. Nov. 11, 19; Dec. 5, 8, 1940
  • Folder 109: Lillian Lockridge to ESL, RLS. Dec. 15, 1940; RLJ to ESL, RLS. Dec. 20, 1940
  • Folder 110: VBL to ESL, RLS, Lillian. Jan. 2, 1941; RLJ to ESL. Jan. 9, 1941; Virginia Martin to VBL & RLJ. Jan. 15, 1941; VBL to ESL, RLS, & Lillian. Jan. 23 & 31, 1941
  • Folder 111: RLJ to ESL, et al. Feb. 5, 1941
  • Folder 112: RLJ to ESL. Feb. 7, 1941
  • Folder 113: RLJ to ESL, et al. Feb. 12, 1941
  • Folder 114: VBL to Lillian. Mar. 5, 1941; RLJ to Mother, et al. Mar. 9, 1941
  • Folder 115: RLJ & VBL to ESL RLS Lillian. Mar. 18 to Apr. 1, 1941
  • Folder 116: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 13, 1941
  • Folder 117: RLJ to ESL, et al. Apr. 21 & 29, 1941
  • Folder 118: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 30, 1941
  • Folder 119: RLJ to ESL, RLS. May 8 to June 22, 1941
  • Folder 120: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 6, 1941
  • Folder 121: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 23, 1941
  • Folder 122: RLJ to ESL, et al. Oct. 8, 1941
  • Folder 123: RLJ to ESL & RLS. Oct [?], Nov. 24, 1941
  • Folder 124: RLJ to ESL. Nov. 26, 1941 (includes clipping)
  • Folder 125: RLJ to ESL. Dec. 9, 1941
  • Folder 126: VBL to ESL. Dec. 18, 1941; RLJ to ESL & RLS. Dec. 20, 1941; VBL to ESL. Jan. 2, 1942
  • Folder 127: RLJ to ESL. Jan. 23, 1942
  • Folder 128: RLJ to RLS. Jan. 24, 1942
  • Folder 129: RLJ to RLS. Feb. 17, 1942; VBL to ESL. Mar. 16 & 25, 1942; RLJ to ESL. Apr. 11, 1942; RLJ to RLS. Apr. 13, 1942
  • Folder 130: RLJ to VBL. May 15, 1942
  • Folder 131: VBL to RLJ. May 17, 1942
  • Folder 132: RLJ to VBL. May 18, 1942
  • Folder 133: VBL to RLJ. May 23, 1942
  • Folder 134: RLJ to VBL. May 30, 1942
  • Folder 135: VBL to RLJ. May 30, June 4, 1942; RLJ to VBL. June 9, 1942
  • Folder 136: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Sept. 21, 1942
  • Folder 137: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 16, 1942
  • Folder 138: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 20, 1942
  • Folder 139: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Christmas 1942
  • Folder 140: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Jan. [?], 1943; VBL & RLJ to ESL RLS. Jan. 25, 1943; RLJ to RLS, et al. Feb. 9, 16, 28, 1943
  • Folder 141: RLJ to ESL. Mar. 17, 1943
  • Folder 142: RLJ to ESL. May 7, 1943
  • Folder 143: RLJ to ESL. June 11, 1943
  • Folder 144: RLJ to ESL, RLS. July 31, Aug. 9, 1943
  • Folder 145: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 17, 1943
  • Folder 146: VBL to ESL. Nov. 3, 1943
  • Folder 147: RLJ to ESL, et al. Nov. 7, 1943
  • Folder 148: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 23, 1943; RLJ to Lillian. Dec. 1943
  • Folder 149: RLJ to ESL. Jan. 31, 1944; Itinerary from RLJ, et al. Mar. 1944
  • Folder 150: RLJ & VBL to ESL & RLS. Apr. 3 to May 20, 1944
  • Folder 151: RLJ to ESL & RLS. June 15, 1944
  • Folder 152: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 20, 1944
  • Folder 153: RLJ to ESL. Oct. 24, 1944; RLJ to Lillian. Oct. 24, 1944
  • Folder 154: RLJ to RLS. Dec. 12, 1944
  • Folder 155: RLJ to ESL. Dec, 12, 28, 1944; VBL to ESL. Jan. 25, 1945
  • Folder 156: RLJ to RLS. Jan. 8, 1945
  • Folder 157: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Mid-Jan. to Apr. 5, 1945
  • Folder 158: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 26, 1945
  • Folder 159: RLJ to ESL. May 8, 1845 (VE Day)
  • Folder 160: RLJ to Folks. June 9, 1945; VBL to ESL, RLS. July 24, 1945
  • Folder 161: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 27, 1945
  • Folder 162: RLJ to ESL. Oct. 13, 1945
  • Folder 163: RLJ to ESL. Oct. 24, 1945
  • Folder 164: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 13, 1945
  • Folder 165: RLJ to ESL. Nov. 24, 1945
  • Folder 166: RLJ to Lillian, ESL, RLS, Uncle Bob & Aunt Marie. Christmas 1945, 4 letters
  • Folder 167: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Mar 23, 29, Apr. 11, 1946
  • Folder 168: RLJ to RLS. Apr. 29, 1946
  • Folder 169: RLJ to ESL. May 7, 1946
  • Folder 170: RLJ to VBL. May 29, 1946; VBL to RLJ. May 31 to June 5, 1946
  • Folder 171: RLJ to VBL. June 6, 1946
  • Folder 172: VBL to RLJ. June 7, 10, 11, 13, 16, 1946
  • Folder 173: RLJ to VBL. June 10, 1946; Letter concerning undelivered telegram and check. June 12, 1946
  • Folder 174: RLJ to VBL. June 17, 1946
  • Folder 175: VBL to RLJ, RLJ to VBL. June 21, 1946
  • Folder 176: RLJ to VBL. June 24, 1946; VBL to RLJ. June 25, 1946
  • Folder 177: RLJ to VBL. June 27, 1946
  • Folder 178: VBL to RLJ. June 28, 1946; RLJ to VBL. June 29, 1946
  • Folder 179: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Aug. 12 to Oct. 21, 1946. 8 letters
  • Folder 180: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 16, 1946
  • Folder 181: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Dec. 8, [?], 1946
  • Folder 182: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Dec. 25, 1946
  • Folder 183: EHL's Childhood Drawings & Letters, 1941-1947
  • Folder 184: VBL to EHL. Jan 14, 1947; VBL to ESL. Jan. 14, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Jan 16, 1947

Box 2

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  • Folder 1: RLJ to ESL. Feb. 1, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Feb. 1, 1947; VBL to ESL. Feb. 8, 1947; RLJ to ESL. Mar. 1, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Mar. 1, 1947;VBL to EHL. Mar. 4, 1947
  • Folder 2: RLJ to VBL. Jan. 15, 1947
  • Folder 3: RLJ to VBL. Jan. 16, 1947
  • Folder 4: VBL to RLJ. Jan. 17, 1947
  • Folder 5: RLJ to VBL, VBL to RLJ. Jan. 22, 1947
  • Folder 6: RLJ to VBL. Jan. 24, 25, 1947
  • Folder 7: VBL to RLJ. Jan. 28, 1947
  • Folder 8: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 1, 1947
  • Folder 9: VBL to RLJ. Feb. 3, 11, 1947
  • Folder 10: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 12, 1947
  • Folder 11: VBL to RLJ. Feb. 17, 18, 1947
  • Folder 12: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 17, 1947
  • Folder 13: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 21, 1947
  • Folder 14: VBL to RLJ. Feb. 24, 1947
  • Folder 15: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 26, 1947
  • Folder 16: VBL to RLJ. Mar. 3, 1947
  • Folder 17: RLJ to VBL. Mar. 5, 1947
  • Folder 18: RLJ to VBL. Mar. 14, 1947
  • Folder 19: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Mar. 16, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Mar. 21, 1947; RLJ to ESL. Mar. 28, 1947; RLJ to Folks. Apr. 6, 23, 1947
  • Folder 20: RLJ to Clona. Apr. 18, 1947; RLJ to ESL/RLS. May 3, 1947; RLJ to ESL. May 7, 1947
  • Folder 21: RLJ to Mother. May 24, 1947
  • Folder 22: RLJ to Mother. June 11, 1947
  • Folder 23: RLJ to ESL/RLS. June 20, 1947
  • Folder 24: RLJ to ESL. June 21, 1947; VBL to RLJ. June 30, 1947
  • Folder 25: VBL to RLJ. July 2, 1947; RLJ to VBL. July 2, 1947
  • Folder 26: RLJ to VBL. Western Union, July 2-July 7, 1947
  • Folder 27: RLJ to VBL. 2 telegrams (photocopies).July 7, 1947
  • Folder 28: RLJ to Shockley L. July 18, 1947
  • Folder 29: RLJ to ESL/RLS. July 27, 1947
  • Folder 30: RLJ to Lillian. July 27, 1947
  • Folder 31: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Aug. 12, 1947
  • Folder 32: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Aug. 21, 1947
  • Folder 33: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Sept. 12, 1947
  • Folder 34: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Sept. 16, 1947
  • Folder 35: RLJ to RLS/ESL. Sept. 23, 1947
  • Folder 36: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Sept. 29, 1947
  • Folder 37: RLJ to ESL, RLJ to RLS. Oct. 22, 1947
  • Folder 38: RLJ to RLS. Nov. 1, 1947
  • Folder 39: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 15, 1947; RLJ to ESL. Nov. 18, 1947
  • Folder 40: RLJ to RLS. Nov. 21, 1947
  • Folder 41: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Nov. 26, 1947
  • Folder 42: ESL to Ross & Vernice. Nov. 28, 1947
  • Folder 43: RLJ to RLS. Nov. 28, 1947
  • Folder 44: RLJ to ESL. Nov. 30, 1947
  • Folder 45: RLJ to RLS. Dec. 8, 1947
  • Folder 46: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Dec. 11, 1947
  • Folder 47: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Dec. 17, 1947

To RLJ/VBL in Boston, 1941-1947

  • Folder 48: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1941
  • Folder 49: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1942
  • Folder 50: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1943
  • Folder 51: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1944
  • Folder 52: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1945
  • Folder 53: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1946
  • Folder 54: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1947
  • Folder 55: RLS to Earl Lockridge (last letter). Sept. 26, 1951

Other Lockridge/Shockley/Baker Correspondence

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  • Folder 56: Robert Bruce Lockridge's Letters Home. 1902-1903. 6 letters (include clippings)
  • Folder 57: RLJ to Shockley. Dec. 26, 1932.
  • Folder 58: RLJ to Shockley. June 23, 1933
  • Folder 59: RLJ to Shockley. Feb. 19, 1944
  • Folder 60: RLJ to Shockley. July 27, 1947
  • Folder 61: RLJ to Shockley. Aug. 22, 1947
  • Folder 62: Shockley/RLS/ESL Letter. Birth of Anne Lockridge. 1933
  • Folder 63: Shockley to RLJ, Leggett. 1947-1992 (includes clipping)
  • Folder 64: RLJ to Shockley. Nov. 4, 1947
  • Folder 65: Shockley L. to John Leggett. June 17, 1974 (copy)
  • Folder 66: LSL's commentary on MJW/RLJ correspondence
  • Folder 67: RLJ to MJW. June 19, 1946
  • Folder 68: RLJ to MJW. June 21, 1946
  • Folder 69: MJW to RLJ. July 1, 1946
  • Folder 70: RLJ to MJW. July, 1946
  • Folder 71: RLJ to MJW. Aug. 28, 1946
  • Folder 72: Ed Quayle to VBL. Sept. 11, 1946
  • Folder 73: RLJ to MJW. Oct. 19, 1946
  • Folder 74: MJW to RLJ. Oct. 23, 1946
  • Folder 75: Bennett Cerf to RLJ. Oct. 25, 1946
  • Folder 76: RLJ to MJW. Nov. 17, 1946
  • Folder 77: RLJ to MJW. Christmas 1946
  • Folder 78: MJW/E. Quayle to RLJ/VBL. Feb.-Mar. 1947
  • Folder 79: RLJ to MJW. Apr. 5, 1947
  • Folder 80: E. Quayle/MJW to RLJ. Apr. 16, May 10, 1947
  • Folder 81: RLJ to MJW. May 14, June 11, 1947. VBL to Ed Quayle. June 11, 1947
  • Folder 82: MJW to RLJ. July 22, 1947
  • Folder 83: RLJ to MJW. Aug. 20, 1947
  • Folder 84: RLJ to MJW. Sept. 8, 1947
  • Folder 85: RLJ to MJW. Sept. 14, Oct. 27, 1947
  • Folder 86: MJW to RLJ. Oct. 30, 1947
  • Folder 87: RLJ to MJW. Nov. 3, 1947
  • Folder 88: RLJ to MJW. Nov. 9, 1947
  • Folder 89: RLJ to MJW. Dec. 9, 1947
  • Folder 90: MJW to VBL. Dec. 22, 1947
  • Folder 91: RLS to MJW. Jan. 20, 1948
  • Folder 92: RLJ to MJW. Feb. 6, 1948
  • Folder 93: MJW to RLJ. Feb. 9, 1948
  • Folder 94: MJW/Ed Quayle to VBL. 1948-1949
  • Folder 95: MJW Miscellaneous
  • Folder 96: MJW to VBL, VBL to MJW. 1950s
  • Folder 97: MJW to VBL. Early 1960s
  • Folder 98: MJW to VBL & RN. 1970s
  • Folder 99: MJW to RLIII. 1972
  • Folder 100: Ed Quayle to VBL. 1980s
  • Folder 101: Ed Quayle to LSL. Mar. 19, May 6, 1989
  • Folder 102: "Ed Quayle's Contacts with Ross Lockridge, Jr." Ed Quayle's own summary, 1991
  • Folder 103: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Christmas 1944
  • Folder 104: RLJ to Frank Shockley, Tom Green.July 19, 1946
  • Folder 105: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Sept. 8, 1947
  • Folder 106: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Sept. 12, 1947
  • Folder 107: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Nov. 23, 1947
  • Folder 108: ESL to Frank Shockley. Late Dec. 1947
  • Folder 109: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Jan. 16, 1948
  • Folder 110: Frank Shockley to RLJ, et al. 1933-1953
  • Folder 111: Earl Lockridge to RLJ. Sept. 14, 1933; to RLJ/VBL. Dec. 17, 1942;Feb. 28, 1944
  • Folder 112: John Shockley (the younger) letters to RLJ. 1942-1945 (includes photos)
  • Folder 113: Hugh/Lillie Baker, Clona to RLJ/VBL. 1937-1946

Series: Box 2 II. Non-Family Correspondence

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  • Folder 114: RLJ to Malcolm Correll. 1938-1948
  • Folder 115: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. July 10, 1938
  • Folder 116: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Sept. 15, 1938
  • Folder 117: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Dec. 14, 1938; June 17, July 17, 1942
  • Folder 118: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Feb. 14, 1943
  • Folder 119: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Mar. 22, 1944; Jan. 10, 1945; Mar. 28, 1946
  • Folder 120: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Nov. 3, Dec. 21, 1947
  • Folder 121: RLJ to L. Wylie. 1940s
  • Folder 122: L. Wylie to RLJ/VBL. 1940s
  • Folder 123: L. Wylie, Bennett Cerf, VBL—Confidential article. 1940s-1950s
  • Folder 124: Curtis Lamorey to RLJ. 1936-1938
  • Folder 125: Curtis Lamorey to RLJ 1939 (includes postcards)
  • Folder 126: RLS to Lamorey. Dec. 29, 1934; Dec. 28, 1947
  • Folder 127: RLJ to Donald Blankertz. 1941-1947
  • Folder 128: Donald Blankertz to RLJ. 1943-1947
  • Folder 129: RLJ to D. Blankertz. Aug. 21, 1947
  • Folder 130: RLJ to Warren "Steve" Tryon. 1942-1948
  • Folder 131: Jeff Wylie Correspondence. 1946-1948
  • Folder 132: RLJ to Peggy Bittner. June 30, 1931 (includes 4-page play)
  • Folder 133: Mary Eloise Humphrey to RLJ. Apr. 2, Apr. 27, June 20, 1933; Jan. 1, 1934
  • Folder 134: RLJ/Mary Eloise Humphrey. 1931-1948
  • Folder 135: Hugh Dillin to RLJ. Nov. 21, 1939
  • Folder 136: RLJ to Edith Brown. 1932-1934
  • Folder 137: Edith Brown to RLJ. 1932-1933
  • Folder 138: RLJ/VBL/Louise Wylie. 1943
  • Folder 139: Oscar Cargill to RLJ. Mar. 20, 1943
  • Folder 140: Henry Carter to RLJ. 1935-1948
  • Folder 141: Nanette Kutner to RLJ/VBL. 1948

Box 3

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  • Folder 1: Marion Monaco to RLJ. 1936-1947
  • Folder 2: RLJ to Russell Noyes. 1939-1941
  • Folder 3: J. R. Moore to RLJ. Dec. 10, 1942
  • Folder 4: RLJ & the Smalleys. 1941-1942 (includes photo)
  • Folder 5: VBL to Dorothy McCrea. July 29, 1942
  • Folder 6: Dr. Thaddeus Ames to RLJ. 1941-1942
  • Folder 7: Theodore Thieme to RLJ. Apr. 18, 1947
  • Folder 8: RLJ late letters—RLJ to various. 1946-1947 (photocopies)
  • Folder 9: RLJ to various (2). 1947 (includes clipping)
  • Folder 10: RLJ to various (3). 1947-1948 (photocopies)
  • Folder 11: RLJ to various (4). 1946-1948 (photocopies)
  • Folder 12: Leggett Files. 1966-1967 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 13: Leggett Files (2). 1967-1973 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 14: Leggett Files (3). 1974-1994 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 15: Leggett Files (4). 1966-1974 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 16: Congratulatory letters to RLJ. July-Sept. 1947
  • Folder 17: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (2). Oct.-Dec. 1947
  • Folder 18: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (3). Dec. 1947-Jan. 1948
  • Folder 19: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (4). Jan. 1948
  • Folder 20: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (5). Jan.-Feb. 1948

Series: Box 3 III. Unpublished Manuscripts.

Folder 21: RLS & ESL: RLJ's Writings Prior to Raintree County

Subseries: Box 3 RLJ Juvenilia

Folder 22: "The Demon with the Fiery Tongue"

Folder 23: "Report of 14 Mile Hike"

Folder 24: "Herman Melville"

Folder 25: "The Discovery of Gold in California"

Folder 26: "Unpublished Masterpieces of High School Days"

(5 items)


Folder 27: "A Prefactory Gesture"

Folder 28: "What I Learned From My Mother"

Folder 29: "Doffue Martling's Story"

Folder 30: "Mystery of the Many Skeletons" circa 1930

(pp.30-45)


Folder 31: "Descent into Cheops Pyramid" short story

(pp. 2-16)


Subseries: Box 3 RLJ College Compositions

LSL's commentary on RLJ's academic work at IU, 1934-1939

Folder 33: "Illusion of the Dance," "The Deepest Misery," circa 1931

Folder 34: "Spenser's Treatment of Pastoral Forum..."

Folder 35: "Treatise on Chaucer's Character..."

Folder 36: "Epic Characteristics of Paradise Lost"

Folder 37: "Report on Lord Chesterfield's Letter to His Son"

Folder 38: John Brown's Body and the Modern Epic

Folder 39: "Ten Musical Compositions and Their Composers" Spring 1935

Folder 40: Drafts of French Essays

Folder 41: French Thesis (1) Oct. 1933

Folder 42: French Thesis (2) 1933-1934

Folder 43: French Thesis (3) 1934

Folder 44: French Thesis (4) 1934

Folder 45: French Thesis (5) Mar. 1934

Folder 46: Sorbonne Theses: "Les Commencements du Theatre Moderne en France et en Angleterre..." May 30, 1934

Folder 47: Notebook kept in Paris—Notes on plays for final dissertation at Sorbonne

Folder 48: "Idealism and Religion..."

Folder 49: "Some Personal Reactions to Idealism"

Folder 50: "A Term Paper on Croce's Aesthetic"

Folder 51: "Discussion of Croce's Article on Aesthetics"

Folder 52: Philosophy Bluebooks—IU 1934-1935

"A Short Study of Sidney's and Shelley's Essays..." Mar. 2, 1937

Folder 54: Lockridge's "Leaden Treasury" Mar. 23, 1937

Folder 55: "Paper on Matthew Arnold" Apr. 6, 1937

Folder 56: Victor Hugo...Apr. 20, 1937

Folder 57: "Rhapsody in Words..." Apr. 25, 1937

Folder 58: Analysis and Classification of "Poems by William Wordsworth" June 1, 1937

Folder 59: "O Goodly Usage..." Fall 1937

Folder 60: "Loves Gentle Band" Fall 1937

Folder 61: Notes on Reading in the Age of Johnson 1938-1939

Folder 62: Study of the Interpolated Stories in The Pickwick Papers Summer 1939

Folder 63: "Dr. Johnson as Critic and Biographer..." Summer 1939

Folder 64: "The Great Restorative..." May 4, 1937

Folder 65: "Philosophical Library of RLJ"

Folder 66: Notes on Studies on the Cartesian Philosophy...

Folder 67: "Search for a Starting Point"

Folder 68: "A Short Paper... Critique of Pure Reason... "

Box 4 Folder 1: Draft of more general essay on Kant

Folder 2: Notes on Kant

Folder 3: "Facts, Observation, and Misinterpretations..."

Folder 4: "Isolated Thoughts for Development" circa 1938

Folder 5: "Sidney's Astrophel and Stella..." 1940-1941

Folder 6: Draft of paper on Sidney

Folder 7: Writings for Professor Rollins, 1940-1941.

(5 items)


Folder 8: "The Voyage of Shakespeare's Sonnets in Italy" 1940-1941

Folder 9: "1920-1940: A Platonic Masque"

Folder 10: " Techne and Its Structure..."

Folder 11: "A Remarkable Discovery"

Folder 12: "A Commentary on the Parmenides"

Folder 13: Bluebook, Spring 1941  Bixler's Philosophy of Religion

Folder 14: Joseph Deupree to LSL, 1990;  poems by RLJ in student paper

Folder 15: "Spenserian Stanzas"

Folder 16: Poetry 1935-1936

Folder 17: Poetry 1937-1940  (1)

Folder 18: "Plans for a Great Elegy—Ode to Pleasure"

Folder 19: Poetry 1937-1940  (2)—translation of Rimbaud's Bateau Ivre, etc.

Folder 20: Poetry 1937-1940  (3)— "Kenopokomo"

Folder 21: LSL's commentary of RLJ's plays

Folder 22: "How to write a play"

Folder 23: Play— "The Inheritors"

Folder 24: Play— "Metchnikoff"

Folder 25: Notes on revising "Metchnikoff"

Folder 26: Play— "Wander Fell"

Folder 27: "Plan for Captain Darling"

Box 21 RLJ's bound MA thesis Byron and Napoleon, 1938

(242 pages)


Subseries: Box 4 Notebooks

Folder 28: Paris notebook, 1st semester

Folder 29: Paris notebook, 2nd semester—Cahier II

Folder 30: Paris note Notebook, "Follies of France"

Folder 31: Paris notebook, "Plans d'accomplissement"

Folder 32: Paris notebook, "Letters"

Folder 33: Paris notebook

Folder 34: 1935-1936 Notebook (1)

Folder 35: 1935-1936 Notebook (2)

Subseries: Box 4 Class Notes

Folder 36: Sorbonne Notes—Medieval/Renaissance

Folder 37: Lecture Notes—Idealism, Fall 1934

Folder 38: Lecture Notes—Modern Idealism, Spring 1934

Folder 39: Davidson's American Literature class

Folder 40: IU: 332—Chaucer and His Century

Box 5 Folder 1: IU: 339—Hale's The Victorian Age

Folder 2: IU: Judson's Spenser & His Age

Folder 3: IU: Lieble's Milton & His Age

Folder 4: IU: Diller, Elementary Greek

Folder 5: Harvard "Bibliography," Hyder Rollins

Subseries: Box 5 Pageant of New Harmony

Folder 6: Memo to RLJ

Folder 7: "A Poetic Script..."

Folder 8: "Adaptation..." & "Color Filming..."

Folder 9: Copy of complete RLJ original Pageant of New Harmony script

Folder 10: Correspondence, 1959-1989

Folder 11: "An American Experiment in Communism" by RLS

Folder 12: Untitled Erotic Vision

Folder 13: Harrison Pageant-Drama, 1938

Subseries: Box 5 Other

Folder 14: "Plan for a story about the Purchase"

Folder 15: "Back on the Subway Front"

Subseries: Box 5 The Dream of the Flesh of Iron (1939-1941)

Folder 16: LSL's commentary on rough draft of Dream of the Flesh of Iron

Folders 17-34: Manuscript (1-18)

Box 6 Folders 1-12: Manuscript (19-30)

Folder 13: "A Dream: Descent in a Skyscraper"— symbolic prose poem, circa 1940

Box 21 Bound copy of The Dream of the Flesh of Iron, 1941,

(399 pages)


Subseries: Box 6 Miscellaneous Writings

Folder 14: "To Adolf Hitler, by an American Admirer, The First of Some Modest Proposals for Strengthening his Great Totalitarian War Machine" June 15, 1940

Folder 15: "To Adolf Hitler, by an American Admirer, Concerning the Peace that is to Replace Versailles"

Folder 16: "To Adolf Hitler..." third essay draft

Folder 17: LSL's commentary on RLJ's Notes on Walt Whitman

Folder 18: RLJ Notes on Walt Whitman, 1940-1941

Folder 19: LSL's commentary on RLJ's Notes on Reading (1941-1943)

Folder 20: RLJ's Notes on His Reading (1)

Folder 21: RLJ's Notes on His Reading (2)

Folder 22: RLJ's Notes on His Reading (3)

Folder 23: Shorthand Transcriptions (1)

Folder 24: Shorthand Transcriptions (2)

Subseries: Box 6 Raintree County Original Draft Material

Folder 25: LSL commentary on American Lives

Folder 26: "Incidents to weave into American Lives" Aug. 1941

Folder 27: "Schedule of Readings in Preparation"

Folder 28: "Outlines for Ernest"

Folder 29: Reconstructed American Lives

Box 7 Folder 1: Copies of American Lives episodes

Folder 2: LSL's commentary on Raintree County materials

Folder 3: "Inactive" Raintree County Items

Folder 4: "Chronology of A Great Day for Raintree County "

Folder 5: "Miscellaneous Temporary Discard"

Folder 6: "XIII. Pageant" from Raintree County original manuscript

Folder 7: General Materials related to Raintree County

Folder 8: "1892  New Events through Fourth of July

Folder 9: "Significance of Meeting with Susannah Drake in a Photographer's Shop"

Folder 10: "Significance of Meeting with Susannah Drake in a Photographer's Shop"

Folder 11: RLJ's original artwork for Raintree County

Folder 12: Galleys of Raintree County "City Section"

Folder 13: LSL's commentary on original "City Sections" of Raintree County

Subseries: Box 7 IV. The Riddle of Raintree County Manuscript.

Folder 14: LSL's commentary on original Raintree County manuscript

Folder 15: Volume 1, Copy A (1)

Folder 16: Volume 1, Copy A (2)

Folder 17: Volume 2 (1)

Folder 18: Volume 2 (2)

Folder 19: Volume 2 (3)

Folder 20: Volume 3 (1)

Folder 21: Volume 3 (2)

Folder 22: Volume 1, Copy B (1)

Folder 23: Volume 1, Copy B (2)

Series: Box 7 V. Non- Raintree County Publications.

Folder 24: Copy of "The Miner Report"

Folder 25: Copy of stories in The Reflector

Folder 26: Clippings of poems in IU Daily Student, 1935

Folder 27: The Old Fauntleroy Home

[see IUCAT record]


Folder 28: "Young Lockridge Objects to the Elimination of Wrestling"

Folder 29: Report of the Benjamin Harrison Memorial Commission

Folder 30: Copy of "Late October Vignettes"

Series: Box 7 VI. Raintree County Background Materials.

Abbreviations are as follows: JWS=John Wesley Shockley; ESL=Elsie Shockley Lockridge; HM=Houghton Mifflin


Folder 31: LSL's commentary on Raintree County Background Materials

Folder 32: RLJ to HM— "Statement about Some Real Life Background"

Subseries: Box 7 Shockley Family

Folder 33: JWS— "A Summer Dream"

Folder 34: JWS—five poems

Folder 35: JWS—three tablets

Folder 36: JWS— "The Two Girls" and other lyrics

Box 8 Folder 1: JWS—Miscellaneous lyrics (1)

Folder 2: JWS—Miscellaneous lyrics (2)

Folder 3: JWS—Miscellaneous lyrics (3)

Folder 4: JWS writings transcribed by EHL

Folder 5: JWS—Prose: "Six in the Game"

Folder 6: JWS—misc. prose works and essays

Folder 7: JWS Pocket Ledger

Folder 8: "A Poetic Eulogy to JWS"

Folder 9: JWS obituary, 1907

Folder 10: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "Remembering the Sabbath..."

Folder 11: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "The Fall of Babylon..."

Folder 12: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "...destruction of Jerusalem..."

Folder 13: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "On pagan and Bible immortality..."

Folder 14: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "Chapter V"

Folder 15: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "On the subject of eternal misery"

Folder 16: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "Dear friends..."

Folder 17: W.B. Shockley—"The Tobacco Smokers Union"

Folder 18: W.B. Shockley—poem: "Tobacco"

Folder 19: W.B. Shockley—two poems

Folder 20: Love letters—Lizzie McLillan to B.F. Shockley

Folder 21: Handwriting specimens of B.F. Shockley and others

Folder 22: Civil War letters, 1861-1864,

(37 items)


Folder 23: ESL journal for sayings of two sons

Folder 24: ESL—"For Things Worthwhile"

Folder 25: ESL—"What Became of the Boys" circa 1910

Folder 26: ESL—IU Master's thesis, May 1931

Folder 27: ESL—"Henry County Real Life Background"

Folder 28: ESL—rough outline of "Real Life Background in RC"

Folder 29: ESL—notes for "Real Life Background in RC"

Folder 30: ESL—Poetry in RC

Folder 31: ESL—"Hoosier with a Mission"

Folder 32: ESL—Tommy & Zippy Stories Correspondence

Folder 33: ESL to EHL. Nov. 28, 1945,  reference to Tommoy & Zippy

Folder 34: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Spoodly and the Little Voice"

Folder 35: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "It was a warm spring morning"

Folder 36: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Grandpa Graham Hears a Strange Sound"

Folder 37: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Of course you'll remember those two..."

Folder 38: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "A Christmas Story"

Folder 39: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "What was in the Box that Tommy Found?"

Folder 40: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Strange Happenings"

Folder 41: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Strange Happenings"

Folder 42: ESL— "Tommy & Zippy and the Incas"

Folder 43: ESL— "Early Women's Clubs in Indiana"

Folder 44: ESL— "Early District Schools of Henry County"

Folder 45: ESL—Spring poems

Folder 46: Poetic recital by ESL in a school program, written by JWS

Folder 47: RLJ on Emma Rhoton Shockley

Folder 48: Shockley family materials by Frank Shockley

Folder 49: Shockley family obituaries

Folder 50: Shockley Lockridge to LSL, 1975

Folder 51: Shockley genealogy

Folder 52: JWS military induction certificate

Folder 53: JWS letter about military service, 1864

Folder 54: Emma Rhoton Shockley's lesson plans, 1895

Folder 55: Certification of JWS as schoolmaster. Nov. 26, 1865

Folder 56: Papers from Emma Rhoton Shockley's Commonplace book

Box 9 Folder 5: LSL to Ernest V. Shockley, Jr. 1989-1993

Folder 6: Ernest Vivian Shockley papers (1)

Folder 7: Ernest Vivian Shockley papers (2)

Box 22 Emma Rhoton Shockley's commonplace book

Box 32 An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Henry County Indiana, 1875

Box 34 W.B. Shockley Ledger

Box 35 Love letters of John Wesley Shockley and Emma Rhoton

Manuscript of JWS poem "Chateau en Espagne"

Box 36 Shockley letters and 19th-century documents, 1837-1875

Subseries: Box 8 Other

Folder 57: "Visitor's Guide to Centennial Exhibition" & "New York Tribune Guide to the Exhibition"

Folder 58: Copy of "New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology"

Folder 59: RLJ's Widner Library cards

Folder 60: Information about Dan Webster, IN

Folder 61: LSL correspondence with Thomas Hamm

Box 9 Folder 1: Susan Neville's description of Raintree County, 1983

Folder 2: LSL's correspondence with William Gulde, Henry County Historical Society

Folder 3: Research into Raintree County/Henry County parallels

Folder 4: ESL's correspondence with Bess Shirk

Folder 8: Henry County miscellaneous

Box 18 Container 1: "Old Man of the Mountains," framed photo of rock formation

No Box "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!" Civil War Memorabilia

Series: No Box VII. Lockridge/Baker Families.

Subseries: No Box Lockridge Family

Box 9 Folder 9: "The Narcissus," 1903

Folder 10: Vivian Shockley Lockridge short stories, 1921-1922

Folder 11: Lockridge genealogy (1)

Folder 12: Lockridge genealogy (2)

Folder 13: Lockridge genealogy (3)

Folder 14: RLS/ESL wedding license, 1953 version

Folder 15: Lockridge deaths (1)

Folder 16: Lockridge deaths (2)

Folder 17: Lockridge genealogy—Mary Jane Ward letter

Folder 18: Maud Lockridge

Folder 19: RLS— "Black Snake & White Rose"

(through p.48)


Folder 20: RLS— "Black Snake & White Rose"

(pp.49-126)


Folder 21: RLS— "Black Snake & White Rose"

(pp. 127-221)


Folder 22: RLS— "Black Snake & White Rose"

(pp. 222-276)


Folder 23: RLS— "Black Snake & White Rose," with RLJ epilogue

(pp. 277-354)


Folder 24: RLS—County Judge candidate for second term

Folder 25: "The Rossiteers"

Folder 26: Brochure for RLS's "Historic Site Recitals", 1932

Folder 27: RLS Western stories— "A Believing Buckaroo"

Folder 28: RLS Western stories— "Hell on the Canadian"

Folder 29: RLS Western stories—untitled

Folder 29: RLS Western stories—untitled

Folder 30: RLS autobiographies

Folder 31: "Dear Old Paw Paw"

Folder 32: Miami County Museum

Folder 33: RLS portraits, misc.

Folder 34: Mildred Neff, student on 1932

Folder 35: Earl Lockridge

Folder 36: Robert Bruce Lockridge, 1879-1903

Folder 37: Robert Bruce Lockridge, 1903-1919

Folder 38: Lillian Lockridge

Folder 39: Shockley Lockridge

Box 19 Eight farm journals of Brenton Webster Lockridge, 1878-1914

No Box Marriage certificate for RLS & ESL, 1902

Subseries: Box 9 Baker Family

Folder 40: Baker genealogy (1)

Folder 41: Baker genealogy (2)

Folder 42: School Day Memories of Vernice Baker, 1929-1930

Folder 43: Clona Baker Nicholson's address book

Box 22 The Diary of Hugh Baker, 1874-1946

Vernice Baker's Five Year Diary, 1930-1933

Note by Malcolm Correll and Georgia Adams,

(4 pages [inside VB's diary] )


Subseries: Box 9 RLJ, VBL, et al.

Folder 44: Pencil drawing of RLJ as high school senior

Folder 45: VB—"What is Christian Standard?"

Box 10 Folder 1: RLJ/VBL wedding

Folder 2: VBL's memoirs of Georgia's farm

Folder 3: JML's compilation of Indiana Folklore

Folder 4: VBL—the Lake Gang

Folder 5: Ernest Lockridge baby book

Folder 6: Larry Lockridge baby book

Folder 7: Jean Marie Lockridge's baby book

Folder 8: Ross Lockridge III baby book

Folder 9: Bloomington, IN newspapers, 1914-1947

Folder 10: Letters about Bloomington, RLJ, VBL

Folder 11: Eulogy for VBL Noyes, by LSL

Folder 12: VBL to JML, about family

Box 31 Vernice Baker's Memory Book—high school memorabilia scrapbook and loose items

Five Gothic yearbooks for RLJ and VB, Bloomington High School, 1927, 1928,  1929, 1930,  1931

Raintree County signed by RLJ and VBL; enclosures include piece of VBLs wedding bouquet, a handwritten note from RLJ, a typed note from RLJ

No Box RLJ small billfold

EHL's childhood diary

Series: Box 10 VIII. Academic Career.

Folder 13: RLJ grades—all ages

Folder 14: Miner School

Folder 15: Finley School

Folder 16: Bloomington High School

Folder 17: Bloomington High School newspaper

Folder 42: RLJ's student grades at IU & Simmons

Subseries: Box 10 Sorbonne

Folder 18: Delaware group, 1933-1934

Folder 19: Documents concerning Paris, 1933-1934

Folder 20: Delaware/Sorbonne bulletins

Folder 21: Sorbonne diploma

Folder 22: Sorbonne memorabilia

Folder 23: Sorbonne papers (1)

Folder 24: Sorbonne papers (2)

Box 30 Round metal canister containing RLJ's memorabilia from Paris

Subseries: Box 10 Indiana University

Folder 25: RLJ's clippings about Howe-Scribner and Rhodes

Folder 26: IU commencement bulletin. June 17, 1935

Folder 27: RLJ Track & Cross Country varsity letters

Folder 28: IU president's files on RLJ

Folder 29: RLJ's MA diploma. Nov. 24, 1939

Folder 30: "Arbutus" research

Folder 31: IU Campus Cinema Club

Folder 32: "Tom Tyler and His Wife"

Folder 33: IU Daily Student, 1935

Folder 34: IU "folio": A Quarterly for Writers

Folder 35: IU Alumni Magazine

Folder 36: Portraits of RLJ by IU people

Folder 37: Portraits of RLJ by IU people (2)

Folder 38: RLJ's list of completed IU courses

Box 22 Medals of RLJ

No Box RLJ's Bachelor of Arts diploma

Subseries: Box 10 Harvard

Folder 39: Harvard & Yale, 1940

Folder 40: "First Half Year"

Folder 41: Thayer Scholar appointment, 1940-1941

Folder 43: Selective service bulletin

Folder 44: Harvard information on RLJ

Subseries: Box 10 Simmons College

Folder 45: Boston maps

Folder 46: Correspondence and luncheon

Folder 47: Steve Tryon to RLJ. Dec. 28, 1941

Folder 48: "The Simmons News"

Folder 49: Miscellaneous

Folder 50: Students on RLJ

Folder 51: June Whitefield Hill notebook

Box 11 Folder 1: Nell Dickinson file

Folder 2: Evelyn Bennett Shore file

Folder 3: Nancy Jane Shaw file

Folder 4: Constance Ramsdell Blair file

Folder 5: "For the Young Woman of Tomorrow"

Folder 6: "Meet the Missus," Fenways

Folder 7: Course notes.

2 items


Folder 8: Beatrice Alper Daniels file

Folder 9: RLJ to Betty Borgeson. Sept. 29, 1945

Folder 10: Betty Borgeson Lotz file

Folder 11: Letters to Emily Lehrman

Box 29 Microcosm, Simmons College yearbook, 1942.

Subseries: Box 22 IX. Photographs.

"An album of Raintree County which had no boundaries in time and space..." small red album o picures and descriptions by RLJ

Box 23 RLJ and VBL album, "The Lockridges," 1942-1947

Album of MGM filming of Raintree County in Danville, Kentucky; includes VBL's narration of trip

Box 24 Photo of Delaware Group that went to Paris, Sept. 15, 1933,

14 x 11


Album of RLJ, VBL, et al. Nov. 1938-Apr. 1941

Album of RLJ, VBL, et al. May 1941-Sept. 1942

Box 25 Brenton Webster Lockridge

John and Molly Lockridge

Charlotte Wray Lockridge

John Butler Lockridge

Mary Ray Lockridge

Earl Butler Lockridge

Vivian Ream

Ross Lockridge, Sr.

Elsie Shockley Lockridge

Robert Bruce Lockridge (1879-1903)

Marie Delana Lockridge

Robert Bruce Lockridge (1903-1919)

Vivian Shockley Lockridge

Box 26 Lillian Lockridge

Ross Lockridge, Jr.

Ross Lockridge, Sr.

Elsie Shockley Lockridge

Malcolm Correll

Vernice Baker Lockridge

Larry Shockley

Jeanne Marie Lockridge

Mary Jane Ward

Ed Quayle

Ernest Lockridge

Ross Lockridge III

Carey Wilson (MGM)

Robert Masters

Lockridge homestead

Murmuring Maples house on High Street

Third Street house

Filming of Raintree County in Danville, Kentucky, Aug. 1956

Box 27 Shockley family

Shockley home in Straughn, IN

Vernice Baker (Lockridge)

Theodore Thrasher

Lillie Edith Thrasher

Emma Thrasher

Julia Floyd Thrasher

Lillie Baker

Hugh Baker

Beulah Baker

Clona Baker

Leon Baker

Aubrey Baker

Maud Baker

Emma Baker

Imogene Marie Baker

Emma Rhoton Shockley

Louisa Conwell Shockley

John Wesley Shockley (and siblings)

Mae Beth Shockley

Frank William Shockley

Borgia Haskel Shockley

John Anger

Ernest Vivian Shockley, Jr.

Elsie Lillian Shockley (Lockridge)

Ernest Vivian Shockley, Sr.

Box 29 The European Album, 1933-1934,  RLJ's year in Paris

Box 28 Lillian Lockridge album,

1928

15 pages


RLJ and VBL First Year of Marriage album, 1937-1938

Box 33 "Ross Lockridge, Jr.: A Photographic Portrait"

Series: Box 33 X. Houghton Mifflin/Book-of-The-Month Club.

Folder 12: LSL on RLJ/HM correspondence

Folder 13: RLJ, "Some General Views on the Problem of Revision"

Folder 14: RLJ, "Skeleton Plan of RC"

Folder 15: RLJ, "A Critical Estimate"

Folder 16: RLJ, "Raintree County" description

Folder 17: RLJ, "The Story of Raintree County"

Folder 18: RLJ, "Some Biographical Facts about the author"

Folder 19: RLJ, "A Statement about the Underlying Purposes..."

Folder 20: Houghton Mifflin contract

Folder 24: Book-of-the-Month Club brochures and bulletins

Box 31 Original Raintree County dust jacket in wrapping and folder

Subseries: Box 11 Promotional Material

Folder 21: Press release, catalogue, etc.

Folder 22: Life Magazine correspondence

Subseries: Box 11 Correspondence

Folder 23: Henry Seidel Canby to RLJ/RLJ to Henry Seidel Canby

Folder 25: Betty Underwood on RLJ

Folder 26: Dorothy Hillyer to RLJ. May 13, 1946

Folder 27: Note to RLJ from "JM"

Folder 28: Dorothy Hillyer to RLJ. June 28, 1946.

2 telegrams


Folder 29: Dale Warrento RLJ. May 29, 1946

Folder 30: Paul Brooks to RLJ. July 03, 1946

Folder 31: Houghton Mifflin. July 12, 1946-Aug. 6, 1946

Folder 32: RLJ to Paul Brooks. Sept. 8, 1946

Folder 33: Houghton Mifflin. Sept. 9, 1946-Aug. 29, 1947

Folder 34: Houghton Mifflin. Oct. 21, 1947-Mar. 15, 1948

Folder 35: Houghton Mifflin royalty statements

Folder 36: VBL's correspondence with Houghton Mifflin and related parties, post-1948

Folder 37: VBL—RC correspondence. 1940s-1950s

Folder 38: VBL's other RC correspondence. 1951-1989

Folder 39: VBL—RC correspondence. 1960-1987

Folder 40: Croft correspondence

Folder 41: LSL to Paul Brooks. Nov. 2, 1989

Folder 42: Letters from reviewers in response to letters from RLJ

Box 18 Container 1: Correspondence between RLJ and Houghton Mifflin, 2 microfilm rolls

Series: Box 11 XI. MGM.

Folder 43: MGM contract

Folder 44: "The Other Side of the Screen"

Folder 45: Academy Foundation Production File

Folder 46: Correspondence with LSL/VBL/MGM

Folder 47: Pamphlet about making of Raintree County movie, autographed

Folder 48: Promotion Campaign

Folder 49: Souvenir map

Folder 50: "Raintree Room"

Folder 51: World Premiere book

Folder 52: Publicity Photos

Folder 53: Carnegie Hall stage bill

Folder 54: Correspondence with John McCaffery

Folder 55: Miscellaneous documents

Folder 56: Correspondence with Turner Broadcasting

Folder 57: Stephen Russell to LSL.

Folder 58: John McGreevey to LSL. May 15, 1994

Folder 59: 50th anniversary correspondence and calendar

Box 38 MGM Raintree County Press Book

Series: Box 11 XII. Writings While Ill (1947-1948)

Folder 60: "Statement about Underlying Purpose..." copy 2

Folder 61: "It seemed to him..."

Folder 62: "Sketch for a book of Philosophy"

Folder 63: Notes on Faculty Club speech

Folder 64: Rotary Club event

Folder 65: "plans for future writing"

Folder 66: "The Story of a Life"

Folder 67: "Alicia"

Series: Box 12 XIII. Final Days and Death.

Folder 1: Article about Duncan suicide

Folder 2: VBL to Mary Baker Kranstiver. Dec. 11, 1947

Folder 3: VBL to Robert Peters. Dec. 19, 1947

Folder 4: Copy of RLJ's records from Methodist Hospital

Folder 5: Hazel O'Connor to VBL. Mar. 25, 1948

Folder 6: Myrtle C. Ayres to VBL. Mar. 17, 1948

Folder 7: Josephine Piercy to VBL. Mar. 7, 1948

Folder 8: "Heart's Blood Sapped" article

Folder 9: RLJ's checkbook stubs and cancelled checks

Folder 10: RLJ to Jonathan Bingham. Mar. 6, 1948

Folder 11: B.W. Bradfute editorial. Mar. 6, 1948

Folder 12: "Ultimate Philosophy"

Folder 13: Coroner's report

Folder 14: Notes on RLJ's funeral

Folder 15: Marie Lockridge Peters to RLS and ESL

Folder 16: Don Smalley to Ruth Smalley. Jan.-Apr. 1948

Folder 17: MJW's unpublished memoir, Snakepit Revisited, chapter about RLJ

Folder 18: "Escape from Main Street," Nanette Kutner

Folder 19: Shockley Lockridge on death of RLJ

Folder 20: 1948 FBI file on RLJ

Folder 21: Funeral home documents

Folder 22: Sympathy letters, A-C

Folder 23: Sympathy letters, D-H

Folder 24: Sympathy letters, J-N

Folder 25: Sympathy letters, O-S

Folder 26: Sympathy letter to Shockley Lockridge

Folder 27: RLJ chronologies

Box 22 Handwritten note from RLJ to VBL, placed in VBL's inscribed copy of RC

Series: Box 12 XIV. RLJ Estate Papers.

Folder 28: Income tax and related items, 1942-1950

Folder 29: Life insurance policies

Folder 30: High Street house file

Folder 31: File on 817 S Stull Avenue house

Folder 32: Correspondence with lawyers

Series: Box 37 XV. Journalism.

Newspapers and clippings from 1946

Newspapers and clippings from 1947

Newspapers and clippings from 1948

Copies of The World Telephone- Bloomington, July 1946-March 1948

Raintree County reviews compiled by Houghton Mifflin

Prominent reviews of Raintree County, 1947-1948

Box 38 Magazines: Liberty, Time, Saturday Review, Ayrograms, etc. 1948-1954

RLJ obituaries, 1948

MGM and Raintree County movie newspapers, 1949-1986

Series: Box 12 XVI. Shade of the Raintree (SOTR)

Folder 37: List of final revisions

Box 13 Folder 5: Shade of the Raintree articles

Folder 6: Shade of the Raintree materials

Folder 7: Excerpts of commentary on Shade of the Raintree

Folder 10: Viking promotional materials

Folder 43: Family response to Shade of the Raintree (1)

Folder 44: Family response to Shade of the Raintree (2)

Subseries: Box 12 Correspondence

Box 12

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  • Folder 33: LSL to Robert Lescher
  • Folder 34: Herbert and Josephine Hendin
  • Folder 35: Kenneth Lewes interviews
  • Folder 36: Joseph McElroy
  • Folder 38: Lilly Library/LSL
  • Folder 39: The Worthington file
  • Folder 40: LSL/VBL
  • Folder 41: Correll to LSL, 1989
  • Folder 42: Correll to LSL, 1990
  • Folder 43: Ruth Correll to LSL
  • Folder 44: LSL to Corrells
  • Folder 45: Robert Masters/LSL
  • Folder 46: Larry Wylie/LSL
  • Folder 47: Curtis Lamorey/LSL
  • Folder 48: Blankertz/LSL
  • Folder 49: LSL/Tryon
  • Folder 50: David Anderson to LSL
  • Folder 51: Arsenian/LSL
  • Folder 52: Blankenships/Mary Baker
  • Folder 53: Mary Eloise Humphrey/LSL
  • Folder 54: Ted Grisell/LSL
  • Folder 55: Walter Rideout/LSL
  • Folder 56: Edith Helman
  • Folder 57: Louise Wylie Campbell/LSL
  • Folder 58: Kutner/Beardsley/LSL
  • Folder 59: Cranes/LSL
  • Folder 60: Monaco/LSL
  • Folder 61: R. Noyes/LSL
  • Folder 62: Edwina Patton/LSL
  • Folder 63: Richard Scowcroft/LSL

Box 13

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  • Folder 1: Smalleys/LSL
  • Folder 2: Sheats/LSL
  • Folder 3: Edith Brown/LSL
  • Folder 4: Jeff Wylie/LSL
  • Folder 8: Viking Press/LSL
  • Folder 9: Penguin USA contract
  • Folder 11: Letters to LSL, A-B
  • Folder 12: Letters to LSL, B-C
  • Folder 13: George Blakey to LSL
  • Folder 14: Letters to LSL, D-F
  • Folder 15: Letters to LSL, G-H
  • Folder 16: Letters to LSL, J-L
  • Folder 17: Letters to LSL, M (1)
  • Folder 18: Letters to LSL, M (2)
  • Folder 19: Letters to LSL, N
  • Folder 20: Judy O'Bannon to LSL
  • Folder 21: Letters to LSL, O-P
  • Folder 22: Letters to LSL, T
  • Folder 23: Letters to LSL, W
  • Folder 24: Letters to LSL, N-P
  • Folder 25: Letters to LSL, R-S
  • Folder 26: Letters to LSL, S-W
  • Folder 27: Letters to LSL, W-Z
  • Folder 28: Walter J. Bate to LSL
  • Folder 29: Patricia Bosworth to LSL
  • Folder 30: Lee Hamilton to Al Silverman
  • Folder 31: Galway Kimmell to LSL
  • Folder 32: Janet Malcolm to LSL
  • Folder 33: David McCullough to LSL
  • Folder 34: John McGreevey to EHL/LSL
  • Folder 35: James Michener to LSL
  • Folder 36: Bill Moyers to LSL
  • Folder 37: William Styron to LSL
  • Folder 38: John Updike to LSL
  • Folder 39: Aileen Ward to LSL
  • Folder 40: Herman B Wells to LSL
  • Folder 41: Herman Wouk to LSL
  • Folder 42: General Correspondence

Subseries: Box 14 Interview Transcriptions

Jean Arsenian

Morton (Terry) Baker

Mary Blankenship Baker

Alice and Norris Binkley

Donald Blankertz I

Donald Blankertz II

Jerome Hamilton Buckley

Paul Brooks

Ruth Carter

Donald Carmony

Ernest Campaigne; Glen Ludlow; Edward Mitchell, Marguerite Young; Aline Robinson; Edith Brown Siebenthal; Louise Moore Strain;
Maurice Felger; Dorothy Rea; John Mitchell; George Crane; Marie Lockridge Peters; Edwin Fulwider; Carl Martz and Becky Brown Martz;
Maebeth Shockley; Agnes Elpers; Jane Owen and Robert Menke; Robert Sturgeon; Josephine Piercy; Naomi Osborne; Dorothy Dugdale; Dorothy Collins.

Malcolm Correll

Ruth Correll

Ruth Correll

Mildred Crane Palmer

Naomi Dalton

Ted Grisell

Edith Helman

Lilian Bradway Henley

Curtis Lamorey I

Curtis Lamorey II

Box 15 Anne Lockridge Sales

Ernest Lockridge

Ross Lockridge III

Jeanne Lockridge

Kay Lockridge I

Kay Lockridge II

Georgia Adams/Vernice Lockridge

Vernice Lockridge 1-2

Vernice Lockridge 1-3

Vernice Lockridge 3-4

Vernice Lockridge 5-6

Vernice Lockridge 7-8, 9-10

Vernice Lockridge 11-12

Vernice Lockridge 13-18

Vernice Lockridge 19-20-22

Vernice Lockridge 23-26

Vernice Lockridge 27-28

Vernice Lockridge 29-30

Vernice Lockridge 31-32

Vernice Lockridge 33-34

Vernice Lockridge 35-38

Box 16 Robert Masters

Dorothy McCrea

Edward Quayle

Henry Remack

Nota Scholl & John McGreevey

Lillian Mumby Chitwood

Naomi Scott Pfeiffer

Ben Siebenthal

Martha Stiles

Martin Stone

Steve Tryon

Herman B Wells

Angie Wylie

Bety Wylie

Jeff Wylie

Larry Wylie

Account of LSL's conversation with Norman Mailer

Subseries: Box 39 Journalism

Shade of the Raintree and Raintree County newspaper reviews, 1990-1994

Shade of the Raintree and Raintree County magazine reviews, 1989-1998

Series: Box 16 XVII. Audio-Visual.

Subseries: Box 16 Interviews

(on cassette tapes)


Large Case (1): Ernest Lockridge (1)

Large Case (1): Ernest Lockridge (2)

Large Case (1): Ernest Lockridge (3)

Large Case (1): RLIII

Large Case (1): Paul Brooks

Large Case (1): Martin Stone, 1/2 of 3

Large Case (1): Martin Stone, 3 of 3

Large Case (1): Robert Masters (1)

Large Case (1): Robert Masters (2)

Large Case (1): Jerome Buckley

Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 1/2 of 10

Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 3/4 of 10

Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 5/6 of 10

Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 7/8 of 10

Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 9/10 of 10

Large Case (1): Henry Remack

Large Case (1): Steve Tryon, 1/2 of 4

Large Case (1): Steve Tryon, 3/4 of 4

Large Case (1): Ruth Correll (1)

Large Case (1): Ruth Correll (2)

Large Case (1): Aline Robinson

Large Case (1): Josephine Piercy

Large Case (1): Don Smalley postscript

Large Case (1): Don Smalley

Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 1/2 of 7

Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 3/4 of 7

Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 5/6 of 7

Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 7 of 7

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 17

Large Case (1): Mildred Crane Palmer

Large Case (2): VBL on photo album, Kay Lockridge

Large Case (2): VBL on Hollywood

Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 26, 1992,  1/2 of 3

Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 26, 1992,  3 of 3

Large Case (2): Edward Mitchell

Large Case (2): Martha Stiles

Large Case (2): Angie Wylie

Large Case (2): Angie Wylie, telephone

Large Case (2): VBL, 25/26 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 29/30 of 38

Large Case (2): Betty Wylie, Jeff Wylie

Large Case (2): Betty Wylie

Large Case (2): Jeff Wylie (1)

Large Case (2): Jeff Wylie (2)

Large Case (2): Terry Baker

Large Case (2): VBL, Hollywood, 31/32 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 33/34 of 38

Large Case (2): Mary Blankenship Baker

Large Case (2): VBL, 37/38 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 35/36

Large Case (2): VBL, 7/8 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 1/2 of 38

arge Case (2): VBL, 9/10 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 13/14 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 15/16 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 17/18 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 19/20 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 21/22 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 23/24 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, 27/28 of 38

Box 17 Case 1: BHS 50th Class Reunion, 1932-1952

Case 1: Kay Lockridge (back up), 1/2 of 8

Case 1: Kay Lockridge (back up), 3/4 of 8

Case 1: Kay Lockridge, 5/6 of 8

Case 1: Kay Lockridge, 7/8 of 8

Case 1: Vernice Lockridge & Georgia Adams, 3/4 of 4

Case 1: Vernice Lockridge & Georgia Adams, 1/2 of 4

Case 1: Felice Earley (1)

Case 1: Felice Earlye (2)

Case 1: VBL reading May 29, 1946 letter from RLJ

Case 1: Anne & Kay Lockridge, 1/2 of 4

Case 1: Anne & Kay Lockridge, 3/4 of 4

Case 1: Ted Grisell, 1/2 of 4

Case 1: Ted Grisell, 3/4 of 4

Case 1: Larry Wylie telephone conversation

Case 2: RLS Historic Site Recitals

Case 2: VBL telephone call, April 13, 1992

Case 2: Lillian Mumby

Case 2: Don Smalley, 3rd interview

Case 2: Naomi Dalton (1)

Case 2: Naomi Dalton (2)

Case 2: Jane Owen & Robert Menke (1)

Case 2: Jane Owen & Robert Menke (2)

Case 2: Dorothy McCrea (1)

Case 2: Dorothy McCrea (2)

Case 2: Jeanne Lockridge on Ruth Carter

Case 2: Barbara Kerr

Case 2: Ruth & Gary Adams

Case 2: Ned Chase

Case 2: Mary Gaylord

Case 3: Dr. George Crane

Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 1/2 of 10

Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 3/4 of 10

Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 5/6 of 10

Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 7/8 of 10

Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 9/10 of 10

Case 3: John Crane (1)

Case 3: John Crane (2)

Case 3: Don Blankertz, 1/2 of 8

Case 3: Don Blankertz, 3/4 of 8

Case 3: Don Blankertz, 5/6 of 8

Case 3: Don Blankertz, 7/8 of 8

Case 3: Ed Quayle, 1/2 of 3

Case 3: Ed Quayle, 3 of3

Case 3: Ruth Carter

Case 4: Robert Sturgeon

Case 4: Marguerite Young (1)

Case 4: Marguerite Young (2)

Case 4: Marguerite Young (3)

Case 4: Dorothy Rea

Case 4: Edith Brown Siebenthal, 1/2 of 3

Case 4: Edith Brown Siebenthal, 3 of 3

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 1/2 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 3/4 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 5/6 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 7/8 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 9/10 of 10

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 11/12 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 13/14 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 15/16 of 17

Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 17 of 17

Large Case (1): Maurice Felger

Large Case (1): Edith Helman

Large Case (1): Alice and Morris Binkley (1)

Large Case (1): Alice and Morris Binkley (2)

Large Case (1): Anne Lockridge Sales (1)

Large Case (1): Anne Lockridge Sales (2)

Large Case (1): Ben Siebenthal (1)

Large Case (1): Ben Siebenthal (2)

Large Case (1): Lillian Bradway Henley

Large Case (1): Naomi Scott Pfeiffer (1)

Large Case (1): Naomi Scott Pfeiffer (2)

Large Case (1): RLS, early site recitals, 1950s

Large Case (1): Margot Dowling

Large Case (1): Dottie Collins

Large Case (1): Glen Ludlow

Large Case (1): Maebeth Shockley

Large Case (1): Edwin Fulwider

rge Case (1): Louise Moore Strain

Large Case (1): Becky and Carl Martz

Large Case (1): John Mitchell

Large Case (1): Most Unusual Class, Felger

Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 23, 1990  (1)

Large Case (2): VBL, October 27, 1991

Large Case (2): VBL, about 1940-1941

Large Case (2): VBL, 1990

Large Case (2): VBL, 3/4 of 38

Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 23, 1990  (2)

Large Case (2): John Arsenian (1)

Large Case (2): Nota Scholl and John McGreevey (1)

Large Case (2): Nota Scholl and John McGreevey (2)

Large Case (2): Nota Scholl and John McGreevey (3)

Large Case (2): Josephine Arsenian (1)

Large Case (2): Josephine Arsenian (2)

Large Case (2): Donald Carmony

Large Case (2): Herman B Wells

Large Case (2): Kay Lockridge, 1/2 of 8

Large Case (2): Kay Lockridge, 3/4 of 8

Large Case (2): Agnes Elper

Large Case (2): Waldell and Martha Pomeroy

Large Case (2): Marie Peters Lockridge (1)

Large Case (2): Marie Peters Lockridge (2)

Large Case (2): Dorothy Dugdale

Large Case (2): Peggy Woodburn (?)

Large Case (2): Doris Linnell

Large Case (2): Mary Murdoch

Large Case (2): Naomi Osborne

Large Case (2): John Arsenian (2)

Large Case (2): Kingdon Grant

Large Case (2): Stoloff (?) Lockridge (1)

Large Case (2): Stoloff (?) Lockridge (2)

Large Case (2): Stoloff (?) Lockridge (3)

Box 18 Folder 1: Paper materials related to LSL talks

Folder 2: "1937 Golden Raintree Pageant by RLJ (No Sound)," VHS

Container 1: Interview—LSL with Martin Northway, Mar. 6, 1998

2 microcassettes


Container 1: Panel on Raintree County, May 15, 1998,

2 microcassettes


Container 1: ALA convention session on Raintree County, 1998,

2 microcassettes


Container 1: Book signings in Bloomington, IN, 1994,

cassette tape


Container 1: "Movers & Shakers: Stories along the Indiana National Road," DVD documentary

2 copies


Container 1: PBS "Shade of the Raintree," 2006,  DVD

Container 1: "Return to Raintree County," WFIU Sunday Special, Sept. 2007,  CD

Container 1: "Common Concerns" with Maria Ferris, Dec. 20, 1994,  VHS

Container 2: Baxter Books—Brian Baxter, June 26, 1994,  VHS

Container 2: "Across Indiana," LSL interview, WTIU-TV, June 20, 1994,  VHS

Container 2: "Studio Six," LSL interview, WTIU-TV, June 16, 1994

Container 2: "In Your Interest," TV63 WLLB, VHS

Container 2: "Shades of Raintree," LSL talk in Henry County Courthouse, New Castle, IN, Oct. 23, 1994,  VHS

Container 2: "The Exchange," Connecticut Cabelvision, Feb. 27, 1995,  VHS

Container 2: "The Biographer as Sleuth, "New York Public Library, Jan. 11, 1995,  cassette

Henry County book signing, Oct. 23, 1994,  cassette

"Shade of the Raintree," Afternoon Magazine, WILL AM, May 27, 1996,  cassette

Container 2: Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, Oct. 21, 1994,  cassette

Container 2: American Association of Suicidology, "Least-Likely Suicide: The Search for My Father, Ross Lockridge, Jr., Author of Raintree County,"   cassette

Container 2: Lecture at Monroe County Historical Society, June 20, 1994,  cassette

Container 2: Interview with Maria Eftimiades, People magazine, Dec. 13, 1995,  cassette

Container 2: WBAI, New York, Nov. 17, 1995,  cassette

Container 2: Fourth of July reading in New York City, July 2, 1995,  Hi8 recording

Series: Box 18 XVIII. Other.

Folder 3: Raintree County musical materials, includes 2 cassette tapes with recorded songs

Folder 4: Raintree County musical script

Series: Box 18 XIX. Published Materials [can be found by the MARC record in IUCAT]

Five inscribed copies of Raintree County to the following people: Frank Davidson, Uncle Bob and Aunt Marie Peters, Elsie Shockley Lockridge, Tommy and Clona Nicholson, Lillian Lockridge.

Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass. New York: The Heritage Press. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. December 9, 1941. "

James Joyce, Finnergans Wake. New York: The Viking Press, 1939. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. May 3, 1943. "

Thomas Wolfe, The Web and the Rock. Garden City, New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1940.  Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice Summer 1942. "

Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace, trans. Louise and Aylmer Maude. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942.  Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice 1942."

Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past, 2 vols. trans. C.K. Scott Moncrieff. New York: Random House, 1934.  Sign in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice Summer 1942."

Sigmund Freud, The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud, trans. A.A. Brill. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1938.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. September 1, 1942."

John Motley, Historic Progress of American Democracy. Charles Scribner, 1869.

Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager, The Growth of the American Republic, 2 volumes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1940.  Signed "Simmons College, Boston/ Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. March, 1942."

James Joyce, Ulysses. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1934.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr., September 1, 1942."

Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain, trans. H.T. Lowe-Porter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. April, 1943."

Thomas Wolfe, You Can't Go Home Again. Garden City, New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1942.  Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice Summer 1942. "

The Pocket Lavater, or the Science of Phrenology. Hartford, Connecticut: Andrus & Judd, 1832

Bernard De Voto, The Year of Decision: 1846. boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943.  Signed, in RLJ's "Ross and Vernice April, 1943

Margaret Leech, Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 1942."

Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, tr. Norman Kemp Smith. Lond: Macmillan and Co., 1933.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr., metaphysician."

Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1934 . Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 1942"

Ernest Renan, The Life of Jesus. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1927

Victor Hugo, Oeuvres choisies illustrees, Poesie. Paris: Bibliotheque Larousse, 1934.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 8th decembre, 1935."

Ralph Henry Gabriel, The Course of American Democratic Thought. New York: Ronald Press, 1940. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr., Simmons, 1942."

Corra Lynn, Durham Village: A Temperance Tale. Boston: John Jewett, 1854.  Signed by RLJ, summer, 1943.

William Shakespeare, The Sonnets, ed. Raymond Alden. The Tudor Shakespeare. New York: Macmillan, 1926.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 18D Shaler Lane Cambridge, Mass."

Ben Ames Williams, House Divided. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947.  Signed.

Edmund Spenser, The Poetical Works, ed. J.C. Smith and E. de Selincourt. London: Oxford University Press, 1924.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr."

The Holy Bible. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Signed by RLJ.

Alfred Weber and Ralph Barton Perry, History of Philosophy. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr."

Nouveau Petit Larousse, 270th edition. Signed "R. F. Lockridge, Jr. To himself Xmas, 1936."

Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard, History of the United States. New York: Macmillan, 1929.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge Jr. R.R. #5 Bloomington Indiana. Home Room 327."

Henry Levin, James Joyce: A Critical Introduction. Norfolk, Conn.: New Directions Books, 1941.

William Shakespeare, The Works, vol. I ("Comedies"). T. Nelson & Sons. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 612C S. Park Ave. Bloomington, Ind."

Matthew Arnold, Selections from the Prose Wroks of Mathew Arnold, ed. William Johnson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913.

William Wordsworth, Poems by William Wordsworth, ed. George McLean Harper. New York: Charles Scribners, 1923.

The Holy Bible, American Bible Society, 1915.  Inscribed.

O. Seemann, The Mythology of Greece and Rome, translated from the German, ed. G.h. Bianchi. Harper & Brothers, 1879.  The volume is inscribed "J.W.S."

Henry A. Pershing, Johnny Appleseed and His Time. Shenandoah, 1930.  Inscribed by the author to RLS.

Havelock Ellis, The Dance of Life. New York: Random House, 1929.  Signed "Ross and Vernice, Jan. 1946."

Willa Cather, My Antonia. Houghton Mifflin, 1926.  Signed "Ross and Vernice, October 23, 1942."

Mary Jane Ward, The Professor's Umbrella. New York: Random House, 1948.  Inscribed by the author, "For Vernice and Ross with love from Mary Jane." Two clippings inserted.

Stephen Vincent Benet, Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet, vol. I, Poetry. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1942,  Signed "Ross & Vernice, May 1943."

Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poetical Works, ed. T. Hutchinson. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1933.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr."

Louise Armstrong, We Too Are the People. Boston: Little Brown, 1941 . Inscribed by the author to RLJ and VBL.

A Treasury of American Folklore, ed. B. A. Botkin with a foreword by Carl Sandburg. Crown, 1944  Signed "Ross and Vernice, December, 1994."

Songs of the Soldiers, ed. Frank Moore. New York: George P. Putnam, 1864

Andrew Lang, The Adventures of Prince Prigio. A.L. Burt. Presented by "Grandman Shockley."

Edward Eggleston, Stoies of American Life and Adventure, American Book, 1895  Signed "Ross Lockridge Jr. Dec. 2,1923,"  presented by "Mother."

E.N. Wilson, The White Indian Boy. World Book. 1919.  Inscribed "Ross Franklin Lockridge Jr  Christmas 1920"

H.A. Guerber, The Story of English. American Book, 1898.  Signed "Ross Lock J. Dec 2, 1923

Brander Matthews, Poems of Ameican Patriotism. Charles Scribner's, 1914.

Louise E. Tucker, Literature for Reading and Memorization: Poems for Children. Signed by RLS, 27 October 1944  and inscribed Ernest Hugh Lockridge: "To Little Old Scuffie Scout Jr, On his 6th birthday—lovingly, Grandpa. Nov. 28, 1944."

Hen-Toh, Tales of the Bark Lodges. Oklahoma City: Harlow, 1920.  Presented by "Daddy."

James Oliver Curwood, The Gold Hunters: A Story of Life and Adventure in the Hudson Bay Wilds. Grosset & Dunlap, 1909.  Inscribed "To 'Scuffie' Nine (9) years old From Daddy April 25th 1923,  Fort Wayne, Ind."

H. A. Guerber, The Story of the Romans, American Book, 1896 . Signed "Ross Lock Jr Dec 2, 1923."

Johanna Spyri, Heidi.Signed "Ross Lockridge Jr, Sunday Dec. 2, 1923 ."

D. M. M. Craik, The Little Lame Prince. Boston: Educational Publishing. Inscribed and signed.

Anna Sewell, Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. Boston: Educational Publishing. Signed.

E. E. Thomas, In the North Woods of Maine. World Book, 1923.  Signed "Ross Lock. Jr. Dec 2, 1923 ," presented by "Daddy."

A. Lincoln. World Book Company, 1930 . Three inscribed copies. The first, inscribed "To 'Scuffie'—From Daddy 1 April 30";  the second "To My Wonderful Mother—This book is dedicated and this first copy inscribed—Affectionately Ross 31 March 1930";  the third inscribed "Ross F Lockridge 25 November 1948."

Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, The Adventures of a Brownie. Rand McNally, 1911.  Inscribed "Ross Lockridge 7 2a May 25, 1921."

Indiana: A Guide to the Hoosier State. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941.  Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Oct. 1, 1941."

Ross F. Lockridge, La Salle. Wold Book Company, 1941.  Inscribed "To 'Silver Bel' With appreciation and kind memories of the Council Oak, Sky Blue Water—Starved Rock and Crevecoeur—Ross F. Lockridge 22 August 32."

Ross F. Lockridge, George Rogers Clark: Pioneer Hero of the Old Northwest. World Book Company, 1927. Dedication page: "To My Son Ross Franklin Lockridge, Jr. whose boyish regard for genuine heroes of history has helped to inspire this book it is affectionately dedicated." Three copies: one inscribed to E. A. Woolley (5 May 1928) , another to James Darnell (28 June 1928) , and a third to "Silver Bells: Scout girl on Wildemere Road to Boonesborough—Inscribed at the rising of the sun on the Old Kentucky River. Ross F. Lockridge, 27 August, 32."

Ross F. Lockridge, Theodore F. Thieme: A Man and His Times. Los Angeles: Haynes Corp., 1942 . Letter enclosed.

Ross F. Lockridge, The Story of Indiana. Oklahoma: Harlow Publishing, 1951.  Inscribed.

C. Collodi, Pinocchio: A Tale of A Puppet. Chicago: M.A. Donohue. Inscribed "To Ross F. Lockridge Jr., from his Uncle Ernest Christmas 1922."

Kate Douglas Wiggin, The Birds' Christmas Carol. Houghton Mifflin, 1888.

Edna Henry Lee Turpin, Stories from American History. Maynard, Merrill, 1904.  Inscribed.

Eva March Tappan, ed. Folk Stories and Fables. Houghton Mifflin.

Eva March Tappan, ed. Stories from Seven Old Favorites. Houghton Mifflin, 1907.  Inscribed "Jan 20th, 1910, Shockley. Shawnee, Okla."

Ross F. Lockridge, How Government Functions in Indiana. World Book Company, 1918.

Edward S. Ellis, Ned On the River. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates, 1884.  Signed "Grandma Lock," and Mrs. B. W. Lockridge.

Ross F. Lockridge, The Old Fauntleroy Home. New Harmony Memorial Commission, 1939.  Inscribed by RLS to RLJ: "To—Ross Jr—Co-author and amanuensis extraordinary in the preparation of this monograph of a 'Dream Empire' on the Hoosier Wabash.—Affectionately inscribed—Ross F. Lockridge 21 February 1940." 

Oeuvres de Arthur Rimbaud, Paris: Mercvre de France, 1929.  Signed "R. Frank Lockridge 4 Bis Rue d'Ulm, Paris, Ve."

John Keats, The Shorter Poems of John Keats. New York: T. Y. Crowell.

Lord Byron, The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1858.

Olive Logan, Before the Footlights and Behind the Scenes. 1870.  Original JWS poems are inscribed in the text on blank pages, e.g. "May Song" and a sonnet "Winter" (1877),  both signed "Will Western."