Jane Howard Papers
1930-1996


Finding Aid Prepared by Winifred Carlson
September 2001


Date Range: 1930-1996
Size of Collection: 62 linear ft. (ca. 60,000 items in 144 boxes and 6 card file boxes)
Date of Acquisition: Gift of Jane Howard 1979; 1985; 1989; and 1996
Material on Microfilm: No material on microfilm
Terms of Access: Available for faculty, students, or researchers engaged in scholarly or publication projects.
Restrictions on Use or Access: Permission to publish materials must also be obtained in writing from the Director of the Rare Books and Manuscripts Library.
Location in Stacks: In sequence
Processing Information: Processed by MBB 24 April 1979; RL 12/1985; RL 6/89; WC 7/2000
RLIN ID: NYCR90-A108

BIOGRAPHY

       Jane Temple Howard (1935 - 1996) was born in Springfield, Illinois daughter of Eleanor Nee Howard and newspaper reporter Robert Pickerell Howard. She received her B. A. from University of Michigan in 1956. Later she was received an honorary degree from Grinnell College D. Litt 1979 and was named an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters by Hamline University in 1984.

Howard worked for Life magazine from 1956 - 1972 occupying the positions of reporter, assistant editor associate editor and finally staff writer. She wrote numerous features for Life including interviews with Vladimir Nabokov Truman Capote John Updike and Jacqueline Susann. Beginning in 1989 she worked for several years at Lears magazine as a contributing editor and author of the monthly interview column A Woman For Lears. As a freelance writer Howard contributed to Smithsonian Esquire Washington Post Book World Mademoiselle New York Times Book Review and numerous other publications.

Howards first book, Please Touch A Guided Tour of the Human Potential Movement was published in 1970. A Different Woman appeared in 1973 Families in 1978 and the biography Margaret Mead A Life in 1990. At the time of her death Howard was writing a book under the working title Lost in the Interior which was to be a personal and historical account of the midwest.

Howard also enjoyed a successful teaching career, was a visiting lecturer at the University of Iowa Writers Workshop fall 1974 University of Georgia School of Journalism spring 1975 Yale University English Department spring 1976 and the SUNY Albany English Department winter 1978 She was a John Steinbeck Writer-in-Residence at Southampton College summer 1982 and a James Thurber Writer-in-Residence at Ohio State University fall 1986 During the summers of 1989 and 1990 Howard led non-fiction writing workshops at the Split Rock Arts Program at University of Minnesota at Duluth. She also was a professor of creative writing at Columbia University for several years during the 1990s.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

       Correspondence, manuscripts (published and unpublished), drafts, notes, journals, documents, teaching materials, scrapbooks, audio tapes, datebooks and calendars, photographs, printed material and memoralibia. Included are research and draft files relating to articles written by Howard during her years on the staff of Life, as well as materials related to her freelance writings. Also included in the collection are research files and typescripts related to her books: Please Touch; A Different Woman; Families; Margaret Mead: A Life and her work-in-progress Lost in the Interior.


Note: 1995 - 96

Cataloged Correspondence & and Manuscripts


Note: See also Box 53
1  Aiken, Conrad
1  Bowles, Paul
1  Chisholm, Shirley
1  Cowley, Malcolm
1  de Mille, Agnes George
1  Ford, Elizabeth Bloomer (Mrs. Gerald R.)
1  Kesey, Ken
1  Mannes, Marya
1  Marx, "Groucho' Julius
1  Maslow, Abraham
1  Micheline, Jack
1  Moore, Marianne C.
1  Namgyal, Hope Cooke
1  O'Hair, Madalyn E. Mays Murray
1  Stout, Rex Todhunter
1  Susann, Jacqueline
1  Tucker, Sophie
1  Updike, John

LIFE Magazine Articles

1  Adler, Bill
             1967
1  African Students
1  Aiken, Conrad
     On T.S. Eliot
1  Alcoholism and Women
1  Alpha Waves
1  Astrowives
        1965
1  Atkinson, Brooks
             1959
1  Baird, Bil and Cora
             1962
1  Baldwin, James
1  Baskin, Leonard
1  Bayh, Marvella
1  Beard, James
1  Biofeedback
1  Blanding, Sarah G.
        1962
2  Bon Vivant Soup Chaos
2  Bowles, Jane and Paul
             1967
2  Browning, John
2  Burns, Cathy
2  Calder, Alexander
2  Carson, Rachel
2  Child, Julia
2  Chisholm, Shirley
2  Churchill, Sarah
2  Cohen, Alexander
2  Curtin, Phyllis
2  Davis, Adele
3  deMille, Agnes
             1963
3  Dennis, Patrick
             1963
3  Dewhurst, Colleen, and George C. Scott
             1963
3  Dixon, Jeane
3  Duke, Patty
3  Early Life Research
             1957-
3  Fielding, Temple
             1967
3  Fischer, Bobby
             1962
4  Free Schools
4  Friedan, Betty
4  Gezork - Stolen Earring
             1964
4  Graves, Robert
4  Greene, Graham
4  Grost, Michael (kid genius)
             1965
4  Hall, Joyce
4  Hamilton, Lindsay
             1962
4  Harris, Lou
             1962
5  Hartford, Huntigton
             1962
5  Heckscher, August
             1962
5  Heloise Cruse
5  Hicks, Louise Day
5  Huston, John
5  Jacobs, Jane
5  Jesus Freaks of Rye, N.Y.
6  Keane, Walter
6  Kesey, Ken
6  Knopf, Alfred A. and Blanche
6  Knowles, Everett
6  LaVarre, Frank
6  Linowitz, Sol
6  Littlewood, Joan
6  Lowell, Robert
6  McGovern, Eleanor
7  McLuhan, Marshall
7  Mannes, Marya
7  Marx, Groucho
7  Masters, George
7  Miller, Jonathan
             1963
7  Mind Control
7  Moffo, Anna
             1961
7  Moore, Marianne
             1966
7  Moses, Robert
7  Murphy, R.C,
             1959
7  Nabokov, [Vladimir]
8  Namgyal, Hope
8  Nepal
8  Niehans, Paul
8  Norman, Don Cleveland
8  Nudity
8  O'Brien, Edna
9  O'Hair, Madalyn Murray
9  Palley, Reese
9  Parachuting
9  Perelman, S.J.
9  Petzoldt, Paul
9  Pollution
9  Pornography
10  Pornography
10  Radziwill, Lee
10  Right-Wingers of Wakeman Sound
10  Rock, Dr. John
10  Rockefeller, Happy
             1963
10  Rooks, Conrad
10  Roth, Henry
10  Royal Canadian Air Force Exercises
10  Rubenstein, Helena
10  Sirachik, Mr. and Mrs. Philip
10  Sartre, Jean-Paul
11  Schippers, Thomas
11  Schoenknecht, Walt
11  Seeger, Pete
11  Serebriakoff, Victor
11  Shahn, Ben
11  Silence
11  Skinner, B.F.
11  Southern, Terry
11  Spilhaus, Athelstan
11  Stanley, Kim
11  Styron, Rose
11  Sutherland, Joan
11  Swaggart, Jimmy
12  Swamis
12  Susann, Jacqueline
12  Tree, Marietta
12  Tucker, Sophie
12  Updike, John
12  Verdon, Gwen, and Bob Fosse
12  Wouk, Herman
12  Zimmerman, Isidore

Books

   --A Different Woman


Note: Boxes 13 - 17, Files are arranged alphabetically
13   Babbs, Gretchen
            Oregon
13  Boccaccio, Shirley
            San Francisco
13  Bonnema, Janet
            Colorado
13  Brown, Abigail
             New York City
13  Carrera of Bank of America
13  Cheryl the Vagabond
            El Salvador
13  Chicanas
            of Tucson
13  Cussler, Margaret
            Maryland
13  Devore vs. Hughes
             Santa Monica
13  Emery, Linda
     Vs. Colorado Medical School
13  Feminism Abroad, or lack thereof
14  Goetz, Del
     Vs. Bank of America
14  Griffith, Blanche
            West Virginia
14  Heyman, Abby
     Abortion film
        New York City
14  Hope, Karol
     Single motherhood
       Los Angeles
14  Jagerson, Todd
     Labor
14  Kesey, Ken
     Women
       Oregon
14  Lanoue, Betty
      Vs. Bank of America
14  Lucero, Carol
     Junian analyst
       San Francisco
14  McGaw, Audrey
            San Diego
14  Metcalf, Genevra
            Colorado
14  Milazzo, Lou Ann
            Queens
14  Milwaukee Consciousness Raising Group
14  Mullins, Theresa
14  Petrinovich, Mary
     Birth Control Clinic
       Ca1ifornia
14  Phillips, Barbara, and Katie Wells
      Vs. Bank of America
15  Roberts, Sylvia
     Itinerant lawyer
15  Roig, Mrs.
     Vs. New Orleans phone company
15  Ross, Mari, and Sandy Wetzel
      Vs. Liberty Mutual
15  Rothenberg, Sandra
     D.C. lawyer
15  Rothman, Lorraine
     Lesbian self-help
       Los Angeles
15  Sadler
      Women & South
15  Scheper, Nancy
     Berkeley single mother
15  Scott, Jeanne
      Los Angeles YWCA
15  Simborski, Irene
     Vs. Continental Can
15  Smith, Orpha
     Vermont maple sugar
15  Tunstall, Cro
            Norfolk, Va.
15  Van Velkinburgh, Doris
     California fisherperson
15  Wadsworth, Beverly
      Vs. F.N.C.B.
15  Witherill, Linda
            New Hampshire cats
15  Geographical File:
       Alabama - Louisiana
16  Geographical File:
        Maine - Wyoming        Fan Mail and Miscellaneous
17  Typescript

   --Families


Note: Boxes 18 - 25, Files are arranged alphabetically
18  Abortions
18  Academic and Intellectual Families
18  Adoptions and Baby Sales
18  Advertising and Families
18  Anthropology
18  Arbitrary Extended Families
18  Aries
18  Arica
18  Artists
18  Attacks on Families
18  Benne
18  Black Families
18  Books on Families
18  Book Reviews and Quotes
19  Bowen, Murray
19  Businesses
19  Careys
19  Carlson & Friends
19  Carters and Politics
19  Cartoons
19  Chapman, Richard (and Hobbes)
19  Chicano Families
19  Collectives
19  Communes and Real Estate
19  Crimes
19  Day Care
19  Definitions of Family
19  Deliberately Childless Couples
19  Diseased Families
19  Divorce
19  East River Farm
19  Economics and Families
20  Editing Process
20  Elderly Primagravidas
20  Ethnicity
20  Extrauterine Conception
20  Families in General
20  Fathers
20  Family Reunions
20  Familyologists
20  Families of One
21  Families and Feminism
21  The Farm
21  Foreign Families
21  Foster Families
21  Gage & Greeks
21  Genealogy
21  Government vs Families
21  Grandparents
21  Green and Black Rocks
21  Heraldry
21  Hippies
21  History
22  Homosexuality
22  Housing
22  Hsu, Francis
22  Incest
22  Interracial Families
22  Iowa
22  Jargon
22  Jenkins, Gladys
22  Jewish Families
22  Jewish: Orbach-Cadein
22  Kearney/Raschke
22  Keniston
22  Kids
22  Laucks, Eulahh
22  Lesbian Mothers
22  Living in Sin
22  Male Supremacy
22  Marriage Contracts
22  Marriage, Couples, Sex
22  May-December Love
22  Medicine
22  Middle Age
22  Midwifery
22  Migrants
22  Military Families
23  Mobility
23  Morality
23  Mormons
23  Mothers
23  Movies
23  Muktananda
23  Multiple Births
23  Mythology
23  Narcissism
23  Networks
23  Nuns Marrying Priests
23  Pets
23  Polygamy
23  Poor Families
23  Retarded and Autistic Kids
23  Scrambling of Identities
23  Siblings
23  South
23  Statistics
24  Step-Families
24  Suicide
24  Swenson
24  Synergy
24  Tax, Sol
24  Teen Pregnancies
24  Television
24  Therapists
24  Transexual Families
24  Unitarians
24  Very Rich Families
24  Villains' Families
24  Wilderness Families
24  Winnowed Anthems
25  Typescripts

   --Please Touch


Note: Boxes 26 - 32, Files are arranged alphabetically
26  Bach, George R.
     Aggressiveness
26  Berlin, Jerry
26  Bioenergetics
26  Body Business
26  Business Groups
26  Correspondence
26  Circuit Riders
26  Criticism of Movement
26  Education
27  Encomia
27  Encounter Groups
27  Esalen & Catalogues
27  Followup
27  Foreign Uses of Groups
27  Future of Movement
27  Gibbs, Jack
27  Gestalt - Perls et al.
27  Gustaitis & other writers
28  History
28  HPM People and Mail
28  Human Potential Movement Update
28  Huxley, Aldous
28  Japanese
28  Leaderless Groups
28  Lists of Groups
28  Marathons
28  Maslow, Abraham
28  Moreno, J.L.
     Psychodrama
28  Murphy, Michael
28  Mysticism
28  National Training Labs
29  Nudity
29  Odd Groups
29  Original Notes
29  Philosophy
29  Reading List
29  Research Notes
29  Racial Groups
29  Rolf, Ida
29  Satir, Virginia
29  Sex Education
29  Sex and Marriage
29  Synanom Chap
29  Tavistock Clinic
29  Weir, John
30  Typescript
31  Alphabetical Files: A-I
32  Mi-Sy

   --Margaret Mead: A Life


Note: Boxes 33 - 44, Files are arranged alphabetically
33  A-Bl
34  Bo-Cu
35  Ek-Freeman's
36  Freedom-La
37  Le-Ne
38  Notes (P. 1-965)
39  Notes (P. 966-1191) No-Re
40  Sa-W
41  Chronological File: 1940's-1978
42  Typescript Drafts: Chapters 1-12
43  Typescript Drafts: Chapters 13-22
44  Typescript Drafts: Chapters 23-End

Miscellaneous Files

45  Folders 1-6
46  Folders 7-12

Note Cards

 Card File 1
 Card File 2
 Card File 3
 Card File 4
 Card File 5
 Card File 6

1989 Addition

   --Families

47   M-Re

   --Margaret Mead: A Life


Note: Boxes 48 - 52
48  Co-Notes (chapter 1-3)
49  Notes (chapter 4-7) - Re
49  T.ms (setting copy for printer)
50  Parts 1-5
51  Parts 6-8
52  Photographs for book

Correspondence

   --Cataloged

53  Adler, Renata
     To Jane Howard
       New York, NY, 10 October 1976
        t.l.s.
53  Bellow, Saul
     To Jane Howard
       Israel, June 1970
       2 a.p.c.s.
53  Berryman, John
     To Jane Howard
       Ireland, 15 March 1967 and June 1970
       1 t.l.s.
       1 a.l.s.
53  Capote, Truman
     To Scherman
       France [?], 1966
       1 a.p.c.s.
53  Chaplin, Charles
     To Scherman
       Switzerland, 14 April 1964
       1 t.l.s.
53  Child, Julia
     To Jane Howard
       Cambridge, MA, 21 November 1966
       1 t.l.s.
53  Close, Glenn
     To Jane Howard
        28 November 1985
        a.l.s.
53  Didion, Joan
     To Jane Howard
        [v.d.]
       6 a.l.s.
       2 t.l.s.
53  Dorris, Michael
     To Jane Howard
        Cornish, NH, 1 February 1989
       1 t.l.s.
53  Dunne, John
     To Jane Howard
        [v.d.]
       2 a.l.s.
       4 t.l.s.
53  Ford, Betty and Gerald R.
     To Jane Howard
        [n.d.]
       1 a.c.s.
53  Graves, Robert
     To Jane Howard
        Spain, 1 July 1963
       1 a.l.s.
53  Kosinski, Jerzy
     To Jane Howard
        New York, NY, 23 January 1978
       1 t.l.s.
53  Lehmann, John
     To Jane Howard
        London, England, 13 May 1964
       1 a.l.s.
53  Mead, Margaret
     To [v.p.]
       [v.p.], [v.d.]
       4 t.l.s.
       1 signature
53  Morgenthau, Robert
     To Jane Howard
       New York, NY, [v.d.]
       3 t.l.s.
       1 a.n.s.
53  Nabokov, Vera
     To Jane Howard
       [v.p.], [v.d.]
       3 t.l.s.
53  Nabokov, Vladimir
     To Jane Howard
        Paris, France, [n.d.]
       1 t.l.s.
53  Nixon, Pat
     To Jane Howard
        San Clemente, CA, [n.d.]
       1 a.l.s.
53  Osborn, Bob
     To Jane Howard
        Salisbury, CT, March 1965
       1 a.l.s.
53  Perelman, S.J.
     To Jane Howard
        [v.p.], [v.d.]
       3 t.l.s.
       1 a.p.c.s.
     Note: 1 newspaper clipping enclosed
53  Porter, Katherine Anne
     To Jane Howard
        Washington, D.C., 9 November 1959
       1 t.l.s.
53  Pound, Ezra
     To Editor of Life Magazine
        Venice, Italy, 2 April 1964
       1 a.l.s.
53  Rockefeller, Mary
     To Jane Howard
        Albany, NY [?], 31 December 1959
       1 t.l.s.
53  Roth, Henry
     To Jane Howard
       [v.p.], [v.d.]
       4 t.l.s.
53  Satir, Virginia M.
     To Jane Howard
       Palo Alto, CA, 9 September 1976
       1 t.l.s.
53  Schippers, Thomas
     To Jane Howard
       Bayreuth, [n.d.]
       1 a.p.c.s.
53  Styron, Rose
     To Jane Howard
        21 May 1968
       1 a.l.s.
53  Updike, John
     To Jane Howard and Dave Scherman
       [v.p.], [v.d.]
       6 t.p.c.s.
     Note: only one card to Dave Scherman, five to J.T.H.
53  Van Doren, Mark
     To Jane Howard
       Falls Village, CT, 16 December 1955 and 23 August 1959
       1 a.l.s.
       1 t.l.s.
53  Walters, Barbara
     To Jane Howard
        19 November 1979
       1 t.l.s.
53  Waugh, Evelyn
     To Jane Howard
        Taunton, 17 September 1964
       1 a.l.s.
53  Wolfe, Tom
     To Jane Howard
       New York, NY, 2 January 1967
       1 a.l.s.

   --Arranged (Alphabetically)

54  50 Plus - DuBois
       
55  E - Hok
             Note: Includes letters from Jane Howard to other people in the general "H" file.
56  Hogbin - Mayhew
       
57  McGill University - Notre Dame Magazine
58  O - Sadler
59  Sangamon State University - Sterling Lord Agency
60  T - Yale University Press
     Note: Also includes a folder of miscellaneous correspondence

   --Arranged (Chronologically)


Note: 1956 - 1970s, Boxes 61 - 67
61  Howard Lipsey and Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1956 - 1959 [?]
       1 Folder
61  Miscellaneous correspondence
        1958
       1 Folder
61  Roy Riddick
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1961
       1 Folder
61  "Worth Saving - '60s," Miscellaneous correspondence
        1960s
       1 Folder
61  Miscellaneous correspondence
        1960s - 1970s
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1970 - 71
       1 Folder
62  Time, Inc.
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1960s - 1970s
       1 Folder
62  McWhirter, Bill
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1960s
       1 Folder
62  Goldstein, Sandoval, others
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1966 - 68
       1 Folder
62  Goldstein, Tingle
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1969
       1 Folder
62  "Worth Saving - '70s," Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1970s
       1 Folder
62  Brownwood, David
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1970s
       1 Folder
62  "MacDowell People"
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1970s
       1 Folder
62  Sandoval, Goldstein, others
     Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1972 - 74
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], Winter, 1973 - 74
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], Spring, 1974
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1970s
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1979
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence, Sag Harbor
       [v.p.], 1980
       1 Folder
62  Miscellaneous correspondence, "To Save"
       [v.p.], 1981
       1 Folder
63  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1980s
64  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1985 - 87
     Note: Also includes some clippings, flyers and miscellaneous items.
65  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1985 -91
66  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1994 - 95
67  Miscellaneous correspondence
       [v.p.], 1994

   --Arranged (Family)


Note: 1928 - 1960, Boxes 68 - 70
68  Jack Howard
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1928
68  The Howard Family
     Birth announcement
       Miles City, MT, 1935
       1 telegram
68  The Howard Family
     Death announcement
       Pomona, CA, 1941
       1 telegram
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1938 - 39
68  From John Harvey Howard
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        World War II
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1940s
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1949 - 52
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1953
     Note: Includes letters from R.P. Howard and Ann C. Howard
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1954
68  From John Harvey Howard
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1954
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1950s
68  From Robert P. Howard
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1950s
68  From Jane T. Howard
     Letters to family from University of Michigan
        1951 - 1954
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1955
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1956
68  The Howard Family and Friends
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1956
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1956
68  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1957 - 61
68  John H. and James Howard
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1959
68  The Howard Family and Friends
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1960
69  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1961 - 1983
70  The Howard Family
     Miscellaneous correspondence
        1961 - 1983
     Note: Includes many letters from R.P. Howard to Jane Howard; correspondence from the Condon Family; sympathy correspondence regarding the death of R. P. Howard.

Writings

   --Margaret Mead: A Life


Note: Research materials, Boxes 71 - 77, Boxes 71 - 74 are arranged alphabetically by individuals' last names.
71  A - E
     Note: Includes correspondence, research materials, notes.
72  F - H
     Note: Includes correspondence, research materials, notes.
73  H - R
     Note: Includes correspondence, research materials, notes.
74  R - Z
     Note: Includes correspondence, research materials, notes, and one folder of misc. items.
75  Miscellaneous research materials
     Note: Includes notes and drafts.
76  Miscellaneous research materials
     Note: Includes notes and post-publication materials.
77  Printed material from research files.
     Note: Includes books, booklets, clippings, pamphlets, brochures and misc.

   --Families

78  Research and related materials
     Note: Includes notes, fragmentary drafts, promotional and touring materials and book reviews. Some material may also refer to A Different Woman.

   --Please Touch

79  Research and related materials
     Note: Includes notes, fragmentary drafts, promotional and touring materials, clippings and book reviews.

   --A Different Woman

80  Research and related materials
     Note: Includes printed matter, notes, drafts, promotional and touring materials, clippings and book reviews. Some material may also refer to Families.

   --Lost In The Interior, a work in progress


Note: Boxes 81 - 86
81  Research and related materials
     Note: Includes research materials, printed matter, clippings, notes and general correspondence.
82  Research and related materials
     Note: Includes research materials, printed matter, clippings, notes, a list of travels and author's bibliographies.
83  Research and related materials
     Note: Includes research materials, topical research, printed matter, clippings, notes, xeroxed articles and book exerpts.
84  Chapter drafts and notes
     Note: Includes mostly typed drafts with handwritten edits.
85  Chapter drafts and notes
     Note: Includes mostly typed drafts with handwritten edits, fragments of drafts, structure notes, interveiw notes, travel journal fragments, Hoard Family reunion materials and various research materials.
86  Printed materials from research files
     Note: Includes pamphlets, booklets, brochures, maps, directories, newsletters, magazines, and other miscellaneous items.

   --Unpublished Manuscript


Note: Boxes 87 - 88, most likely derived from research for the Lost in the Interior project.
87  Parts I, II and III, edited and unedited typescript drafts
     Note: As their subject matter is the Midwest, it is likely that these unpublished manuscripts are the result of the research and writing that Howard placed under the heading Lost in the Interior.
88  Parts IV a and IV b, typescript drafts
     Note: Box also inclues notes, research and progress reports.

   --LIFE Magazine

89  Research materials, notes and drafts
     Note: Includes an index of published articles, clippings, notebooks, interview notes and various related items.

   --Lear's Magazine


Note: Boxes 90 - 97, "A Woman for Lear's" column. Boxes 90 - 92: pieces published in the column. Boxes 93 - 97: unpublished pieces, drafts, nominations or research on candidates.
90  Research materials and drafts
        January 1990 - October 1990
     Note: Includes various background materials on subjects, interviews, notes and revisions, proofs and related correspondence.
91  Research materials and drafts
        November 1990 - August 1991
     Note: Includes various background materials on subjects, interviews, notes and revisions, proofs and related correspondence.
92  Research materials and drafts
        September - October 1991
     Note: Includes instructions for finding candidates, master lists of candidates from 1989 - 1992, various background materials on subjects, interviews, notes and revisions, proofs and related correspondence.
93  Candidates A - D
     Note: Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.
94  Candidates E - L
     Note: Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.
95  Candidates M - S
     Note: Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.
96  Candidates S, T - Z
     Note: Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and related correspondence.
97  Candidates and nominees for column
     Note: Includes research and background materials regarding candidates and nominees, drafts, notes, rejected candiates and drafts and misc.

   --Freelance Writings


Note: Boxes 98 - 102
98  50 Plus - Family Circle
     Note: Includes research materials, drafts, notes, clips, interview materials, galleys.
99  Family Weekly - Madamoiselle
     Note: Includes research materials, drafts, notes, clips, interview materials and book review materials.
100  More - People
     Note: Includes research materials, drafts, notes, clips and interview materials.
101  Washington Post - Miscellaneous Publications
     Note: Includes research and book review materials, drafts, notes, lists of published freelance articles, loose clips and a yellow binder of clips.
102  Playboy - Vogue
     Note: Includes research and interview materials, drafts, notes, clips and galleys.

   --Miscellaneous Writings


Note: Boxes 103 - 104
103  By Jane Howard, drafts and notes,
     Note: Includes interview notes and drafts, autobiographical writings,a spiral notebook and research materials. Some fragments are undated, unidentified or possibly unpublished.
104  By other people, drafts and notes
     Note: Includes partial manuscripts and drafts -- some with comments by Jane Howard --, an interview with Howard, and a signed MFA thesis by Jane Smiley.

   --Speeches

105  Drafts, notes and related correspondence
     Note: Includes materials from Jane Howard's speeches regarding various publications, speeches given at colleges and universities, miscellaneous speaking engagements and correspondence regarding speaking requests.

Teaching Materials


Note: Boxes 106 - 109

   --Columbia University

106  Lecture notes, readings, handouts, student work and other related materials

   --Split Rock Arts Program and Student Work

107  Lecture notes, readings, handouts, class materials, student work and other related materials
     Note: Includes evaluations, reading list, stories by students, Split Rock catalog.

   --University of Iowa, Univeristy of Georgia, Yale, S.U.N.Y.at Albany

108  Lecture notes, readings, class materials and excercises, student work, correspondence and other related materials
     Note: Includes "Advice on Teaching Writing," reading lists, "Exemplary Prose," "What Teaching's Taught Me," and examples of the use of humor in writing.

   --Miscellaneous Teaching Materials

109  Lecture notes, readings, class materials and excercises, student work, correspondence, faculty reports, bulletins and other related materials
     Note: Includes materials regarding biographical writing, many of materials are from the Columbia Writing Division.

Datebooks and Calendars

110          1961 - 1977
       20 volumes
       8 folders folder

Journals


Note: Boxes 111-129
111  Volumes 1 - 10, notebooks and loose pages in folders
        1956 - 1971
112  Volumes 11 - 15, loose pages in folders
        1973 - 74
     Note: some parts fragmentary
113  Volumes 16 - 22, loose pages in folders and notebooks
        1975 - 1979
114  Volumes 23 - 32
        1970 - 1980
       10 notebooks handwritten
115  Volumes 33 - 45
        May 1980 - April 1981
       13 notebooks handwritten
116  Volumes 46 - 58
        May 1981 - July 1982
       13 notebooks handwritten
117  Volumes 59 - 71
        July 1982 - June 1983
       13 notebooks handwritten
118  Volumes 72 - 84
        June 1983 - April 1984
       13 notebooks handwritten
119  Volumes 85 - 97
        29 April, 1984 - 10 March, 1985
       13 notebooks handwritten
120  Volumes 98 - 109
        11 March, 1985 - 27 November, 1985
       12 notebooks handwritten
121  Volumes 110 - 121
        December 1985 - November 1986
       12 notebooks handwritten
122  Volumes 122 - 133
        22 November 1986 - 28 October 1987
       12 notebooks handwritten
123  Volumes 134 - 145
        November 1987 - 30 October 1988
       12 notebooks handwritten
124  Loose leaf journal entries
        January 1987 - December 1988
       4 folders t.s.
     Note: Entries transcribed from handwritten journals and edited. Some dates unclear.
125  Volumes 146 - 157
        October 1988 - October 1989
       12 notebooks handwritten
126  Volumes 158 - 170
        November 1989 - March 1991
       13 notebooks handwritten
127  Volumes 171 - 182
        April 1991 - June 1992
       12 notebooks handwritten
128  Volumes 183 - 194
        June 1992 - December 1993
       12 notebooks handwritten
129  Volumes 195 - 204
        December 1993 - January 1996
       10 notebooks handwritten

Memorabilia


Note: Boxes 130 - 132

   --School Years

130  Miscellaneous school and school-related items from elementary school through college.
     Note: Includes a yearbook, school papers, pieces written for school publications.

   --Howard Family

131  Miscellaneous personal items, keepsakes and items of family business
     Note: Includes childhood drawings, writings by Robert P. Howard, address lists, home inventories, genealogical information, and items regarding various family members' deaths, marriages, retirement, military service.

   --Diplomas and Awards

132  Academic diplomas and award certificates, framed and unframed
             Note: Chicago Foundation for Literature Award, New Trier High School, University of Michigan, Grinnell College, Hamline University.

Documents

133  Official documents regarding finances, legal affairs or contracts

Printed Material

134  Miscellaneous printed material
     Note: Includes materials used in research, clippings and newsprint, dust jackets, and items from travel and speaking engagements or requests.

Topical Files

   --Art

135  Materials on woodworking
       

   --Business

135  Related items
     Note: Clippings saved by Jane Howard

   --Didion/Dunne

135  Items from Jane Howard's personal communication with Joan Didion and John Dunne
     Note: Clippings and some handwritten notes

   --Health

135  Related items

   --Lear's Magazine

135  Media coverage of Lear's magazine

   --Howard, Jane

135  Various media and personal items concerning Jane Howard
     Note: Includes media coverage of J.H. and clippings, autobiographical notes, lists of published works, and a handwritten list of stories written

   --Literature

135  Related items
             Note: Includes information about and reviews of books, information about creative writing, and clippings about libraries.

   --Media

135  Related items
     Note: Includes items regarding television, radio, the press.

   --Music

135  Related items
     Note: Includes items regarding the Symphony of the United Nations and Joseph Eger.

   --People

135  Various items regarding individuals

   --Politics

135  Related items

   --Religion

135  Related items
     Note: Eastern and Western religions

   --Simon and Schuster

135  Various media items relating to the company Simon and Schuster

   --Miscellaneous

135  Various items

Miscellaneous Files

136  Various items
     Note: Mostly personal items including lists, Howard's plan for arranging her personal papers, fragmentary writings and notes, unidentified writings, book ideas.

Audiotapes

137  Various audiotapes
        [n.d.] & ca. 1970-1989
       18 cassettes
       1 five-inch reel
     Note: Many tapes relate to the Margaret Mead: A Life project.

Scrapbooks


Note: Boxes 138 - 141

   --Families and Miscellaneous Writings

138  Three folders of materials relating to the writing and research of Families; one green binder of various clippings of Howard's work.
     Note: Includes reviews, clippings, correspondence.

   --Please Touch and A Different Woman

139  One black binder of reviews and interviews relating to Please Touch; one yellow binder of reviews of A Different Woman.

   --MacDowell Colony

140  One black binder containing photographs and information about the art program at the Colony; one folder of photographs and negatives that accompanied the scrapbook; one folder of materials related to the Colony and the surrounding region that also accompanied the scrapbook.
       New Hampshire

   --LIFE Magazine

141  One red binder of clips of Howard's LIFE pieces; three folders of loose LIFE clippings by Howard arranged alphabetically by subject (or interviewee); one folder of miscellaneous loose LIFE clippings; one folder of various LIFE magazines.
     Note: Red binder also contains some photographs

Photographs


Note: Boxes 142 - 143

   --LIFE Magazine

142  One red binder of various photographs taken to accompany Howard's stories in LIFE.

   --LIFE Magazine and The Howard Family

143  Loose LIFE photographs arranged in folders alphabetically by subject; one folder of unidentified LIFE photos; one folder of Jane Howard's personal and family photos; one folder of negatives.

Addresses


Note: Alphabetically arranged cards in black metal box
144  Miscellaneous addresses and phone numbers, business and personal
        1979 - 1982 [?]