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Series 4 | A Finding Aid to the Harlem on My Mind exhibition records, 1966-2007

Harlem on My Mind exhibition records, 1966-2007

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Series 4: Harlem on My Mind Book, 1967-2007,
(Box 2; 0.3 linear feet)

Harlem on My Mind
book files consist of correspondence and documents including: New Press, invoices, outline, payments, permissions, royalty statements, notes and writings. Correspondence documents the challenges of publishing several editions with different publishers over three decades, and includes book contracts from Random House and Dell Publishing (Delacorte Press). There is correspondence with Random House and Grove Press regarding disputed ownership rights to
Harlem on My Mind
. Among the notable correspondents are Thomas Hoving, Director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and photographer James Van Der Zee, known for his portraits of African-American New Yorkers.
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence
General, 1967-1999, undated
2
8-9
William J. Clinton, 2002
2
10
Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 1993-1995
2
11
New Press, 1993-2007
2
12
Invoices, 1968-1969
2
13
Outline, undated
2
14
Payments, undated
2
15
Permissions and Reproduction Rights, 1968-1979, undated
(2 folders; oversized material housed in Box 5)
2
16-17
Royalty Statements, 1969-1982
2
18
Notes
Budget, undated
2
19
Chronology of African-American History, undated
2
20
Miscellaneous, 1977-1978
2
21
Writings
Introduction Statements, 1969
2
22
Forewords and Introduction, 1995, undated
2
23
From Pariah to Hero
by Allon Schoener, 2007
2
24
Permissions and Reproduction Rights, 1968-1979, undated
5

Make a Request

  • To request an appointment to view materials, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reading Room" button. Please note, you will receive the full box.
  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.