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Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller Correspondence

Summary Information
Title: Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller correspondence
Dates: 1989-2006
Creator: Johnson, Charles, 1948-; Miller, E. Ethelbert, 1950-
Extent: 2 boxes
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: GV005
Abstract:
Contains correspondence from Charles Johnson to E. Ethelbert Miller and other related materials.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries. Special Collections and Rare Books, Givens Collection of African American Literature

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Donated to the collection by E. Ethelbert Miller in May, 2006.

Access Restrictions:

Permission to examine this collection will be granted to any qualified researcher upon completion of an application form. The original documents do not circulate and may only be used in the Reading Room.

Copyright:

Photo reproduction of any materials in which Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller hold copyright shall be performed only with the written permission of Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller. For items that Johnson or Miller do not own the copyright, written permission must be gained from the copyright holder(s) before photo reproductions are made.

Preferred Citation:

Records from the Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller Correspondence Collection, Givens Collection of African American Literature, University of Minnesota Libraries, Minneapolis.


Arrangement

This collection is organized in chronological order in two sections:

  • Correspondence
  • Articles and Miscellaneous Items

Biographical Notes

Charles R. Johnson was born April 23, 1948 in Evanston, Illinois. He completed a BA from Southern Illinois University in 1971 and an MA in 1973. He completed further postgraduate work at State University of New York at Stony Brook from 1973-1976. A writer, cartoonist, and educator, Johnson has been teaching at the University of Washington in Seattle since 1976. Johnson has published several novels along with short story collections and nonfiction. He is a Pollock Professor for Excellence in English, and remains on a board of directors within the Associated Writing Programs at the University of Washington.

E. Ethelbert Miller was born November 20, 1950 in New York, New York. He completed a BA from Howard University in 1972. A poet, essayist, editor and educator, Miller has published poetry collections and has edited several anthologies. Miller is a member of the PEN American Center, Associated Writing Program, Institute for Policy Studies, National Writers Union, Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, Alliance of Greater Washington, Community Humanities Council of Washington, DC and is the director of African-American Resource Center at Howard University.


Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence from Charles Johnson to E. Ethelbert Miller.

Subject Terms
INDEX TERMS
  • This collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Johnson, Charles, 1948-
  • Miller, E. Ethelbert, 1950-
Detailed Contents of the Collection
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence, 1989-2006 
Box 1
letter (1 sheet), October 3, 1989 Box 1 , Folder 1
 
letter (2 sheets), October 14, 1990 Box 1 , Folder 2
 
letter (1 sheet), October 24, 1990  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
letter (1 sheet), March 4, 1991  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
letter (1 sheet), July 13, 1993  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 11, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
e-mail (1 sheet), July 1, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
e-mail (1 sheet), July 2, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
e-mail (1 sheet), July 3, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
e-mail (1 sheet), July 23, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
fax and e-mail (2 sheets), July 31, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
e-mail (1 sheet) September 22, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
e-mail (1 sheet), October 31, 1997  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
e-mail (4 sheets), February 15, 1998 Box 1 , Folder 14
 
letter (1 sheet) c. July 1998 Box 1 , Folder 15
 
e-mail (5 sheets), January 3, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
fax (1 sheet), May 15, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
fax (3 sheets) May 16, 1999 Box 1 , Folder 18
 
fax (2 sheets), May 22, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
fax (3 sheets), May 28, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
fax (2 sheets), May 30, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
fax (8 sheets), June 3, 1999 Box 1 , Folder 22
 
e-mail (2 sheets), June 5, 1999 Box 1 , Folder 23
 
e-mail (1 sheet), June 17, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 24
 
fax (3 sheets), July 2, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 25
 
fax (1 sheet), July 12, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 26
 
e-mail (2 sheets), July 19, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 27
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 1, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 28
 
fax (1 sheet), September 30, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 29
 
fax (1 sheet), October 14, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 30
 
greeting card (1 card), December, 1999  Box 1 , Folder 31
 
e-mail (3 sheets), January 4, 2000  Box 1 , Folder 32
 
e-mail (3 sheets), February 6, 2000  Box 1 , Folder 33
 
e-mail (2 sheets), May 25, 2000  Box 1 , Folder 34
 
fax (1 sheet), December 7, 2000  Box 1 , Folder 35
 
e-mail (2 sheets), February 16, 2001  Box 1 , Folder 36
 
e-mail (2 sheets), February 26, 2001  Box 1 , Folder 37
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 15, 2001  Box 1 , Folder 38
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 23, 2001  Box 1 , Folder 39
 
e-mail (2 sheets), January 29, 2002 Box 1 , Folder 40
 
fax (1 sheet), February 12, 2002 Box 1 , Folder 41
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 17, 2002 Box 1 , Folder 42
 
fax (2 sheets), July 22, 2002  Box 1 , Folder 43
 
e-mail (3 sheets), August 1, 2002  Box 1 , Folder 44
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 30, 2002  Box 1 , Folder 45
 
e-mail (1 sheet), September 10, 2002  Box 1 , Folder 46
 
e-mail (2 sheet), January 22, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 47
 
e-mail (1 sheet), March 19, 2003 Box 1 , Folder 48
 
e-mail (1 half sheet), June 15, 2003 Box 1 , Folder 49
 
e-mail (1 sheet), June 25, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 50
 
e-mail (1 sheet), October 16, 2003 Box 1 , Folder 51
 
fax (1 sheet), October 21, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 52
 
e-mail (1 sheet), November 7, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 53
 
letter (1 sheet), December 1, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 54
 
e-mail (1 sheet), December 2, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 55
 
e-mail (1 sheet), December 10, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 56
 
e-mail (1 sheet), December 12, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 57
 
fax (2 sheets), December 13, 2003  Box 1 , Folder 58
 
e-mail (1 sheet), December 13, 2003 Box 1 , Folder 59
 
1 postcard, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 60
 
e-mail (2 sheets), February 1, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 61
 
e-mail (1 sheet), February 11, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 62
 
e-mail (1 sheet), February 18, 2004 Box 1 , Folder 63
 
letter (1 sheet), February 29, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 64
 
e-mail (1 sheet), March 16, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 65
 
e-mail (2 sheets), March 26, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 66
 
e-mail (3 sheets), April 5, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 67
 
e-mail (2 sheets), April 6, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 68
 
e-mail (2 sheets), April 7, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 69
 
e-mail (1 sheet), April 8, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 70
 
e-mail (5 sheets), April 9, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 71
 
e-mail (1 sheet), April 16, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 72
 
e-mail (2 sheets), April 19, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 73
 
e-mail (3 sheets), April 21, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 74
 
e-mail (2 sheets), May 26, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 75
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 29, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 76
 
e-mail (2 sheets), June 25, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 77
 
e-mail (1 sheet) June 25, 2004 Box 1 , Folder 78
 
e-mail (14 sheets, including excerpts from "Dr. King's Refrigerator"), July 19, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 79
 
e-mail (1 sheet), July 21, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 80
 
e-mail (2 sheets), July 28, 2004 Box 1 , Folder 81
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 2, 2004 Box 1 , Folder 82
 
e-mail (1 sheet), September 25, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 83
 
e-mail (2 sheets), November 22, 2004  Box 1 , Folder 84
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 7, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 85
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 8, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 86
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 26, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 87
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 27, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 88
 
e-mail (2 sheets), August 28, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 89
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 28, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 90
 
e-mail (2 sheets), August 28, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 91
 
e-mail (1 sheet), September 22, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 92
 
e-mail (2 sheets), October 18, 2005  Box 1 , Folder 93
 
e-mail (1 sheet) and article (2 sheets), January 7, 2006 Box 1 , Folder 94
 
postcards (4), May 2006  Box 1 , Folder 95
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 5, 2006  Box 1 , Folder 96
 
e-mail (1 sheet), May 24, 2006  Box 1 , Folder 97
 
postcard (1), June 2006  Box 1 , Folder 98
 
postcard (1 sheet), August 2006  Box 1 , Folder 99
 
e-mail (2 sheets), August 1, 2006  Box 1 , Folder 100
 
e-mail (1 sheet), August 2, 2006  Box 1 , Folder 101
 
e-mail (3 sheets), August 26, 2006  Box 1 , Folder 102
 
Articles and Miscellaneous Items  
Box 2
Essays and Story Drafts  Box 2 , Folder 103
 
Essays and Story Drafts  Box 2 , Folder 104
 
Essay on August Wilson  Box 2 , Folder 105
 
Glimmer Train Interview, 1993  Box 2 , Folder 106
 
Article, June 18, 1998  Box 2 , Folder 107
 
Miscellaneous articles,  Box 2 , Folder 108
 
Articles, 1982-1997  Box 2 , Folder 109
 
Articles and magazines, 1998- Box 2 , Folder 110
 
Articles, 1998-  Box 2 , Folder 111
 
Brochures, pamphlets, and flyers, 1987- Box 2 , Folder 112
 
Comic sketches and cartoons  Box 2 , Folder 113