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June Jordan and E. Ethelbert Miller Correspondence

Summary Information
Title: June Jordan and E. Ethelbert Miller correspondence
Dates: 1975-1999
Creator: Jordan, June, 1936-2002; Miller, E. Ethelbert, 1950-
Extent: 6 boxes
Language: Collection materials in English
Collection Number: GV004
Abstract:
Contains correspondence from June Jordan to E. Ethelbert Miller

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

Access and Use
Acquisition Information:

Donated to the collection by E. Ethelbert Miller in 2004.

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 June Jordan and E Ethelbert Miller holds copyright shall be performed only with the written permission of the June Jordan Estate and E. Ethelbert Miller. For items that the June Jordan Estate or E. Ethelbert Miller do not own the copyright, written permission must be gained from the copyright holder(s) before photo reproductions are made.

Processing Information:

The collection was processed by Karla Y. Davis and Taiyon J. Coleman. The finding aid was created by Karla Davis and Taiyon J. Coleman in 2004.

Preferred Citation:

Records from the June Jordan 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
  • Poetry, Other Miscellaneous Correspondence, and Oversized Materials


Biographical Notes

June Jordan was born in Harlem, New York on July 9, 1936. Jordan fostered a love of literature and writing poetry as a child. She attended Barnard College and University of Chicago. June Jordan married in 1955 and had one child. A poet, novelist, essayist, editor and children's author, Jordan published her first poetry collection, Who Look at Me , in 1969. Jordan was a visiting scholar/poet at many institutions, including MacAlester College, City College of the City University of New York, University of Pennsylvania and Yale University. The Prix de Rome Environmental Design Award, American Institute of Architecture Award, Best Young Adult Books Selection from the American Library Association, National Book Award Finalist, and a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship are among her numerous accolades and awards. June Jordan died of breast cancer on June 14, 2002.

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 June Jordan 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.
  • Jordan, June, 1936-2002
  • Miller, E(ugene). Ethelbert, 1950-
Detailed Contents of the Collection
 Location  Title
 
Correspondence  
Box 1
letter only (1 sheet), March 19, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 1
 
letter only (1 sheet), April 25, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 2
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 11, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 3
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 22, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 4
 
envelope, letter (1 sheet) and 1 pamphlet, May 7, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 5
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 22, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 6
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 5, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 7
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 13, 1975  Box 1 , Folder 8
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), January 2, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 9
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 2, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 10
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 3, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 11
 
1 postcard, February 27, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 12
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), March 21, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 13
 
envelope, letter (2 sheets) and press release (2 sheets), May 1, 1976 and May 4, 1976 Box 1 , Folder 14
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 1, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 15
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 19, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 16
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 23, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 17
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), July 11, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 18
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 12, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 19
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), July 26, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 20
 
envelope, letter (1 sheet) and newspaper photo (Steve Balkin) of June Jordan, August 11, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 21
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), August 14, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 22
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), August 20, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 23
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), August 21, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 24
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), August 31, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 25
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 4, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 26
 
envelope and letter (4 sheets), September 17, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 27
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 23, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 28
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets, One sheet included in the three is blank), October 1, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 29
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 17, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 30
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), October 21, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 31
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 23, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 32
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 29, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 33
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 4, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 34
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 26, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 35
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 5, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 36
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 18, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 37
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 30, 1976  Box 1 , Folder 38
 
letter only (1 sheet), January 6, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 39
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 22, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 40
 
letter only (1 sheet), February 1, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 41
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), February 5, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 42
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), March 17, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 43
 
envelope only, March 23, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 44
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 25, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 45
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 25, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 46
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), March 31, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 47
 
envelope and Western Union telegram (1 sheet), April 5, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 48
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), April 6, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 49
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 11, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 50
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 18, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 51
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 16, 1977  Box 1 , Folder 52
Box 2
envelope and letter (1 sheet) - Letter is to June Jordan and Ethelbert Miller from Johnnetta Betsch Cole, May 27, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 53
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 4, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 54
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), June 15, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 55
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), June 26, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 56
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 1, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 57
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), July 5, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 58
 
1 postcard, July 10, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 59
 
envelope that unfolds into a letter, August 22, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 60
 
1 letter only (1 sheet - Letter is from Adrienne Rich to Ethelbert Miller), August 27, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 61
 
1 postcard, July 29, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 62
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 3, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 63
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), October 17, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 64
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 20, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 65
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), October 23, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 66
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 26, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 67
 
1 postcard, October 29, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 68
 
envelope and 1 happy birthday card, November 17, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 69
 
letter only (1 sheet), November 18, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 70
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), December 5, 1977  Box 2 , Folder 71
 
envelope, letter (1 sheet - Letter is from Adrienne Rich to Ethelbert Miller and 2 office note slips), January 15, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 72
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), January 17, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 73
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), February 12, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 74
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 4, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 75
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 21, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 76
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), May 10, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 77
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets includes a poem "'The Rationale' or 'Seduction' or 'She Drove Me Crazy'"), May 15, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 78
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 17, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 79
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), July 27, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 80
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 11, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 81
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), August 20, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 82
 
letter only (1 sheet), August 27, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 83
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 1, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 84
 
envelope and 1 note card, September 19, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 85
 
envelope and 1 note card, September 26, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 86
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 1, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 87
 
envelope and 1 note card, October 11, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 88
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 11, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 89
 
1 postcard, October 13, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 90
 
letter only (1 sheet - Letter is to June Jordan from Joyce Johnson of The Dial Press), October 17, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 91
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 20, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 92
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), November 6, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 93
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 3, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 94
 
envelope and 1 note card, December 25, 1978  Box 2 , Folder 95
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 6, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 96
 
letter only (2 sheets), February 21, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 97
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), March 14, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 98
 
1 postcard, April 5,1979  Box 2 , Folder 99
 
letter only (1 sheet), May 27, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 100
 
1 postcard, June 9, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 101
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 20, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 102
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 11, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 103
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 10, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 104
 
letter only (1 sheet), October 8, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 105
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 16, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 106
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 23, 1979  Box 2 , Folder 107
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 7, 1980  Box 2 , Folder 108
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 18, 1980  Box 2 , Folder 109
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), February 2, 1980  Box 2 , Folder 110
 
envelope and letter (3 sheets), April 10, 1980  Box 2 , Folder 111
Box 3
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 23, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 112
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 6, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 113
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 5, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 114
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), August 8, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 115
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet - Letter is from Judith Rosen of Beacon Press to Ethelbert Miller), August 27, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 116
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), September 7, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 117
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 8, 1980  Box 3 , Folder 118
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 2, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 119
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 5, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 120
 
envelope, letter (1 sheet), copy of newspaper article (2 sheets) and 1 newspaper clipping for Jordan reading at The Book Annex, February 9, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 121
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet - Letter from Judith Rosen of Beacon Press), February 10, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 122
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), February 14, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 123
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 18, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 124
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 23, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 125
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 2, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 126
 
envelope, letter (1 sheet - Letter from Karla Hammond) and a copy of the article "An Interview with June Jordan" by Karla Hammond; Kalliope, August 28, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 127
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 15, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 128
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 22, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 129
 
1 postcard, September 29, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 130
 
letter only (1 sheet - Letter from June Jordan to the MacDowell Colony Director), October 19, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 131
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets - includes a copy of a letter from June Jordan to The American Writers Congress in care of The Nation magazine), October 8, 1981 and October 9, 1981 Box 3 , Folder 132
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 12, 1981  Box 3 , Folder 133
 
1 card to Ethelbert Miller's daughter Jasmine Simone, 1982 (no other date)  Box 3 , Folder 134
 
1 postcard, January 12, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 135
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 12, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 136
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 21, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 137
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 20, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 138
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 8, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 139
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 8, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 140
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 17, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 141
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 2, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 142
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 9, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 143
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), October 27, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 144
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 5, 1982  Box 3 , Folder 145
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), February 11, 1983  Box 3 , Folder 146
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 22, 1983  Box 3 , Folder 147
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 3, 1983  Box 3 , Folder 148
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 15, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 149
 
envelope and letter (5 sheets - includes 4 pages of a Hot Wire article: "June Jordan and Adrienne B Torf: On Collaboration"), September 21, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 150
 
1 postcard, October 19, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 151
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 7, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 152
 
envelope and 1 birthday card, November 19, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 153
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), November 23, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 154
 
1 sympathy card only, December 12, 1985  Box 3 , Folder 155
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 23, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 156
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 25, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 157
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 10, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 158
 
1 postcard, March 30, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 159
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), April 14, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 160
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 27, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 161
 
letter only (1 sheet), July 31, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 162
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 16, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 163
 
envelope and 1 greeting card, December 15, 1986  Box 3 , Folder 164
 
2 postcards, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 165
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), February 6, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 166
 
1 postcard, March 12, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 167
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 1, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 168
 
1 postcard, June 15, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 169
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 23, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 170
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 29, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 171
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), August 31, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 172
 
envelope and 1 note card, September 21, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 173
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 7, 1987  Box 3 , Folder 174
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 11, 1988  Box 3 , Folder 175
 
letter only (1 sheet), May 16, 1988  Box 3 , Folder 176
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), September 12, 1989  Box 3 , Folder 177
 
envelope and 1 note card, November 22, 1989  Box 3 , Folder 178
 
1 greeting card, 1990  Box 3 , Folder 179
 
1 postcard, June 6, 1990  Box 3 , Folder 180
 
1 postcard, March 7, 1990  Box 3 , Folder 181
 
1 postcard, June 27, 1991  Box 3 , Folder 182
 
1 postcard, October 27, 1991  Box 3 , Folder 183
 
1 postcard, August 7, 1992  Box 3 , Folder 184
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 14, 1993  Box 3 , Folder 185
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 21, 1994  Box 3 , Folder 186
Box 5
envelope and letter (1 sheet), May 2, 1994  Box 5 , Folder 275
 
1 postcard, April 16, 1994  Box 5 , Folder 276
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 23, 1994  Box 5 , Folder 277
 
letter only (1 sheet), August 22, 1994  Box 5 , Folder 278
 
1 postcard, November 28, 1994  Box 5 , Folder 279
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 20, 1995  Box 5 , Folder 280
 
1 postcard, September 21, 1995  Box 5 , Folder 281
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), June 16, 1995  Box 5 , Folder 282
 
envelope and 1 card, July 21, 1995  Box 5 , Folder 283
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 25, 1996  Box 5 , Folder 284
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), July 27, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 285
 
letter only (2 sheets, 1 of them is a blank sheet), August 14, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 286
 
1 postcard, October 7, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 287
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 17, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 288
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), November 20, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 289
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 5, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 290
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 17, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 291
 
envelope and letter (2 sheets), December 29, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 292
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), December 31, 1997  Box 5 , Folder 293
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 6, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 294
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 12, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 295
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 15, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 296
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 17, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 297
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 26, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 298
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), January 30, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 299
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), February 2, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 300
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 13, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 301
 
1 postcard, March 20, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 302
 
envelope and letter (1 sheet), March 28, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 303
 
1 postcard, April 12, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 304
 
1 email (1 sheet), June 13, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 305
 
1 email (1 sheet), September 20, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 306
 
1 email (1 sheet), October 23, 1998  Box 5 , Folder 307
 
1 letter only to June Jordan from Ethelbert Miller (publication contract for anthology Beyond the Frontier ), 1998/1999  Box 5 , Folder 308
 
1 email (1 sheet), February 21, 1999  Box 5 , Folder 309
 
1 email (1 sheet), May 7, 1999  Box 5 , Folder 310
 
1 email (7 sheets - from kalamu@aol.com and written by Opal Palmer Adisa), June 21, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 311
 
1 email (3 sheets - from MiriamDecWillis@cs.com "She be the Spit and the Flame: A tribute to June Jordan, draft"), June 21, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 312
 
1 email (2 sheets - from kalamu@aol.com "June Jordan Collaborative Community Project" by Brett Cook ? Dizney), July 3, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 313
 
1 email (3 sheets - from lkoolish@mail.sdsu.edu (Lynda Koolish) "June Jordan Introduction: Border Voices, April 12, 1997"), July 10, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 314
 
1 email (1 sheet - from Lynda Koolish to Ethelbert Miller about June Jordan's biography), July 12, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 315
 
letter only (1 sheet - to Adrienne Cassel from Ethelbert Miller about writing a book including letters between Ethelbert Miller and June Jordan), July 15, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 316
 
1 email (1 sheet - from Adrienne Cassel to Ethelbert Miller), July 20, 2002  Box 5 , Folder 317
 
Poetry, Other Miscellaneous Correspondence, and Oversized Materials  
Box 4
Photo #1 (June Jordan), undated Box 4 , Folder 187
 
Photo #2 (June Jordan), undated Box 4 , Folder 188
 
Photo #3 (June Jordan on back of postcard advertising a reading at Howard University), January 26, no year Box 4 , Folder 189
 
Photo #4 (June Jordan and Ethelbert Miller), undated Box 4 , Folder 190
 
Photo #5 (June Jordan), undated Box 4 , Folder 191
 
1 sheet ( Hoo Doo 7 journal call for submissions), undated Box 4 , Folder 192
 
2 sheets (Resume for June Jordan's son, Christopher David Meyer), undated Box 4 , Folder 193
 
6 sheets (June Jordan's Resume), undated Box 4 , Folder 194
 
4 sheets (June Jordan's Curriculum Vitae), undated Box 4 , Folder 195
 
1 sheet (newspaper clipping announcement for new book: Things That I Do in the Dark, ) undated Box 4 , Folder 196
 
1 book jacket cover ( Things That I Do in the Dark ), undated Box 4 , Folder 197
 
1 catalog (Department of Afro-American Studies at the University of California at Berkeley), undated Box 4 , Folder 198
 
1 flyer (June Jordan Poet - About the Poet), undated Box 4 , Folder 199
 
1 sheet (reading and new book publication celebration announcement flyer), June 1, no year  Box 4 , Folder 200
 
a press release (1 sheet - Spoken Arts Press of June Jordan's lecture), October 9, No Year  Box 4 , Folder 201
 
1 flyer (Lammans Women's Books and More - June Jordan Reading), October 29, No Year Box 4 , Folder 202
 
1 flyer (WPA Breaking the Perimeter: Writers on War and Memory Reading), November 19, No Year Box 4 , Folder 203
 
1 flyer (New World Poetry Festival Reading - Poetry Concert and Disco), March 30, No Year Box 4 , Folder 204
 
1 sheet ("Touched with poetic gifts: book review" by Chad Walsh in Book World ), July 4, 1971  Box 4 , Folder 205
 
Memorandum from June Jordan (1 sheet), 1976 Box 4 , Folder 206
 
1 flyer (Ascension Poetry Series Number 14), March 7, 1976  Box 4 , Folder 207
 
2 flyers (1 sheet and 1 pamphlet - "in concert with Cuba: break the blockade"), May 8, 1976  Box 4 , Folder 208
 
6 sheets (Application for Center for Cuban Studies Trip), July 11, 1976  Box 4 , Folder 209
 
1 article (6 sheets (2 copies) "The Black Poet Speaks of Poetry: Towards a Differing Sense of Things" in The American Poetry Review ), July/August 1976 Box 4 , Folder 210
 
1 poem by June Jordan (2 sheets - "I Must Become a Menace to my Enemies: Dedicated to the Poet Agostinho Neto, President of The People's Republic of Angola:1976"), November 18, 1976  Box 4 , Folder 211
 
1 article (1 sheet - "American Poetry Review is Charged with Racism" by Herbert Mitgang in The New York Times ), January 31, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 212
 
1 article by June Jordan (6 sheets - "Angola: A Victory and A Promise to 'Create/Create Love with Dry Eyes'" in First World ), January/February 1977 Box 4 , Folder 213
 
1 article by June Jordan (5 sheets - "Second Thoughts of a Black Feminist" in Ms. Magazine ), February 1, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 214
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "1977 Poem for Langston Hughes on His 75th Birthday: In Memoriam"), March 22, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 215
 
envelope and 1 poem (2 sheets - "1977: Poem for Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer, Homage to Her: Indomitable"), March 31, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 216
 
1 poem (2 sheets - "1977: Poem for Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer"), March 31, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 217
 
1 published poem by June Jordan (2 sheets - "Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer: In Memoriam" in The New York Times ), June 3, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 218
 
1 article, book review (2 sheets - "Things that I do in the Dark" by Hayden Carruth in The New York Times Book Review ), October 9, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 219
 
1 June Jordan ticket envelope for The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts performance and one Stagebill dated October 1977 Volume 7, issue 2), October 11, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 220
 
1 article (6 sheets - "June Jordan: On the Brink of Fame" by Karen De Witt in The New York Times ), October 13, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 221
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "unemployment/monologue"), October 17, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 222
 
1 book review article by June Jordan (3 sheets - Women Surviving Massacres and Men: Nine Women Poets ), October 24, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 223
 
envelope and 1 book review article by June Jordan (3 sheets - Women Surviving Massacres and Men: Nine Women Poets ), November 18, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 224
 
envelope and 1 book review article by June Jordan (3 sheets - Women Surviving Massacres and Men: Nine Women Poets ), November 18, 1977  Box 4 , Folder 225
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "Poem on Police Violence"), 1978 Box 4 , Folder 226
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "TV is Easy Next to Live"), 1978  Box 4 , Folder 227
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "a short note to my very critical and well-beloved friends and comrades"), 1978 Box 4 , Folder 228
 
1 letter (1 sheet - Elysa Lebron, program assistant, The Folger Shakespeare Library), March 15, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 229
 
1 paper by June Jordan (7 sheets - Where is the Love: Opening Address for the Panel: "Black Women Writers and Feminism" at The National Black Writers' Conference held at Howard University), May 14, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 230
 
1 poem by June Jordan (3 sheets - "Poem About my Rights: for my Sister, Susan Griffin and my Comrade, Patricia Ann Murray"), May 15, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 231
 
1 article by June Jordan (7 sheets - "In the Valley of the Shadow of Death: The Meaning of Crown Heights" in Seven Days volume 2, number 12), August 1978  Box 4 , Folder 232
 
1 letter only (1 sheet - to E. Ethelbert Miller from Arthur Luce Klein of Spoken Arts), August 25, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 233
 
1 poem by June Jordan (2 sheets - "Taking Care"), August 28, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 234
 
1 poem by June Jordan (2 sheets - "Taking Care"), August 28, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 235
 
1 letter (1 sheet - to Ethelbert Miller from Elysa Lebron, program coordinator of The Folger Shakespeare Library), August 29, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 236
 
a flyer for reading (The Folger Evening Poetry Series 1978-1979, October 9, 1978  Box 4 , Folder 237
 
1 article by June Jordan (1 sheet - "Letter to the Editor: Response to Mr. Lehman" in The New York Times Book Review ), February 4, 1979  Box 4 , Folder 238
 
1 poem by June Jordan (3 sheets - "Free Flight"), February 21, 1979  Box 4 , Folder 239
 
1 revised book review by June Jordan (9 sheets - "Black History as Myth: book review of Black Macho and the Myth of the Superwoman " by Michelle Wallace), February 21, 1979  Box 4 , Folder 240
 
1 published poem by June Jordan (3 sheets - "Grand Army Plaza: for Ethelbert" in Contact II Fall/Winter 1980), 1980 Box 4 , Folder 241
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "Grand Army Plaza: for Ethelbert"), July 4, 1980  Box 4 , Folder 242
 
1 flyer for the event, Poets at the Public (Joseph Papp Presents) and 2 tickets for the New York Shakespeare Festival dated December 8, 1980  Box 4 , Folder 243
 
1 article/interview (1 sheet - "Writing for Her Enemies and Her Friends: an Interview" by Evelynn Hammonds in Sojourner ), January 1981  Box 4 , Folder 244
 
1 poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "A Story About Cats: for Toni Cade Bambara"), 1981 Box 4 , Folder 245
 
1 poem by Ethelbert Miller (3 sheets - "Grand Army Plaza: for June" in Essence Magazine ), March 1981  Box 4 , Folder 246
 
1 article (7 sheets - "A Poet of the People: An Interview with June Jordan" by Sharon Bray in Win ), March 1, 1981  Box 4 , Folder 247
 
1 book review by Toni Cade Bambara (3 sheets - "Chosen Weapons: A Book Review of Civil Wars" by June Jordan), April 1981  Box 4 , Folder 248
 
2 Beacon Press flyers (2 folded sheets), Spring/Summer 1981 Box 4 , Folder 249
 
1 article by June Jordan (1 sheet - "South Africa: Bringing It All Back Home" in The New York Times ), September 26, 1981  Box 4 , Folder 250
 
1 article by June Jordan (1 sheet - "Alienate Blacks at home and abroad" in New York Amsterdam News ), September 26, 1981  Box 4 , Folder 251
 
1 paper (8 sheets - Key Note Panel Member Address: "The Place of the American Writer in 1981" at The American Writers Congress), October 12, 1981  Box 4 , Folder 252
 
1 article (3 sheets - "This Wheel's on Fire: The Poetry of June Jordan" by Sara Miles in Woman Poet ), Spring 1982 Box 4 , Folder 253
 
Photo #6 (2 sheets - "Poetry Against the End of the World," photo by Chris Callis in Voice ), June 1, 1982  Box 4 , Folder 254
 
1 published poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "Poem Towards a Final Solution" in Voice ), June 15, 1982  Box 4 , Folder 255
 
1 published poem by June Jordan ("Apologies to All the People in Lebanon" in Voice ), July 20, 1982  Box 4 , Folder 256
 
1 letter to the editor (1 sheet - "Poetic Injustice" by Barry Singer in Voice ), August 3, 1982  Box 4 , Folder 257
 
1 flyer (Basement Workshop Reading), April 15, 1985  Box 4 , Folder 258
 
1 flyer (1 sheet - Brooklyn Festival Fall Performance Series, October 5 through November 23 in Prospect Park Picnic House), October 1986  Box 4 , Folder 259
 
1 flyer (Sleepy Hollow Poetry Series : Reading), Fall 1987  Box 4 , Folder 260
 
1 flyer (The Folger Shakespeare Library), November 9, 1987  Box 4 , Folder 261
 
1 press release (Ascension #89 - June Jordan Reading), November 19, 1987  Box 4 , Folder 262
 
5 flyers (Hall of Musical Instruments, After the Revolution: Everyday Life in America, 1780-1800, a exhibition - Phillis Wheatley: the Difficult Miracle of Black Poetry in America), March 5, 1988  Box 4 , Folder 263
 
1 flyer (Nyumburu Cultural Center: Poets Series Reading), October 26, 1989  Box 4 , Folder 264
 
1 article ("June Jordan" in City Paper), October 27, 1989  Box 4 , Folder 265
 
1 flyer (The Washington School Naming Our Destiny Reading), October 28, 1989  Box 4 , Folder 266
 
1 invitation (Madre 6th Anniversary Celebration and Nora Astorga Awards Dinner), October 30, 1989  Box 4 , Folder 267
 
1 flyer (On Screen 1991: Celebrating Women's Work and The Black Filmmakers Hall of Fame premiere - A Place of Rage ), October 19, 1991  Box 4 , Folder 268
 
1 invitation flyer (surprise birthday party for June Jordan's 60th), July 14, 1996  Box 4 , Folder 269
 
1 press release (Anchor Books - Kissing God Goodbye: Poems 1991-1997 ), November 3, 1997  Box 4 , Folder 270
 
2 flyers (The 14th Annual celebration of Black Writing - Lifetime Achievement Award to Poet, June Jordan), January 1998  Box 4 , Folder 271
 
1 press release (La Pena Cultural Center - Affirmative Acts of June Jordan), January 18, 1999  Box 4 , Folder 272
 
1 flyer (The DC Public Library Center for the Book - Spring Author Series), May 8, 2000  Box 4 , Folder 273
 
1 note from Ethelbert Miller (1 sheet - give list of June Jordan's poems along with dates), September/October 2004  Box 4 , Folder 274
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Random House Press Release of June Jordan's new book: Things that I Do in the Dark (1 sheet), June 2, 1977  Box 6 , Folder 318
 
1 article (1 sheet - "Poet June Jordan receives all the Signals" by Wayne Henkel in The Sun ), April 23, 1978  Box 6 , Folder 319
 
1 article: interview (1 sheet - "Slides of Life" by Kervin A Simms in The Hilltop ), October 27, 1978  Box 6 , Folder 320
 
1 published poem by June Jordan (1 sheet - "Poem About My Rights" in Essence Magazine ), November 1, 1978  Box 6 , Folder 321
 
1 flyer (1 sheet - Poetry Readings, Lectures, and Dramatic Performances, sponsored by the Library of Congress), February 12, 1979  Box 6 , Folder 322
 
1 flyer (1 sheet - Poets at the Public presented by Joseph Papp), May 21, 1979  Box 6 , Folder 323
 
1 flyer (1 sheet - Poets at the public presented by Joseph Papp), May 21, 1979  Box 6 , Folder 324
 
1 article: book review (2 sheets - review of Ethelbert Miller's Season of Hunger/Cry Rain by June Jordan), October 8, 1979  Box 6 , Folder 325
 
1 letter (2 sheets - correspondence from Judith Rosen of Beacon Press regarding Ethelbert Miller comment on Jordan's Passion ), August 7, 1980  Box 6 , Folder 326
 
1 flyer (1 sheet - reading series for "Gunston Arts Center Library: Shaping an Artistic Consciousness"), December 16, 1980  Box 6 , Folder 327
 
1 article (1 sheet - "June Jordan's Faith Healing" by Patricia Jones in Voice ), May 27-June 2, 1981 Box 6 , Folder 328
 
1 paper (8 sheets - "Keynote Panel: The Place of the American Writer in 1981" for the American Writers Congress), October 12, 1981  Box 6 , Folder 329
 
1 paper (8 sheets - "Keynote Panel: The Place of the American Writer in 1981" for the American Writers Congress), October 12, 1981  Box 6 , Folder 330
 
1 book ( Survival Letters: Correspondence from June Jordan to E. Ethelbert Millers 1975-1999 , Transcribed and edited by Adrienne Cassel), 2003  Box 6 , Folder 331
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letters (2 sheets), February 25, 1994 1994 Box 6