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Box 1
  • Agreements and copyrights. Alphabetical by title of work (79 folders)
  • Book-related materials, including publicity, lists of booksellers, reviewers, etc. (2 folders)
  • The Candidacy of Upton Sinclair for the Nobel Prize: Pamphlet, printed endorsement, typed endorsement from Farrar & Rinehart, Inc.
  • Dental x-ray
  • 80th Birthday Greetings to Upton Sinclair. Original letters, copies (both arranged alphabetically), and excerpts (4 folders and notebook)
  • EPIC campaign materials. Organization plan, News, songs, and miscellany (4 folders)
  • League for Industrial Democracy. Lists of members and contributors
  • Membership cards. ACLU, Authors Guild, Socialist Party of America, etc.
  • Memoranda. 1927, 1929, and A-M. Notebooks and loose sheets (5 folders)
  • National Institute of Arts and Letters. Award
  • One Thursday Buck
  • Royalty reports, 1958-1967
  • Sales reports, 1926-1928
  • Stamp of Bohemia and explanation
  • Summary reports, 1925-1941
  • Tearsheets from various publications
Box 2
  • Address book, 1929-1936
  • Brass nameplate for Destroyer U.S.S. Sinclair "Named in honor of Arthur Sinclair
  • Festival music for Upton Sinclair's Fiftieth Anniversary. Composed by Rudolf von Liebich
  • Plaster cast of Sinclair's teeth
  • Two photographs of sculptures by Gutzon Borglum inscribed to Sinclair
Oversize 1
  • Book charts from Jan. 31, 1935-Dec. 31, 1938
Oversize 2
  • Cash book, 1939-1944
Oversize 3
  • Cash book, 1921
Oversize 4
  • Card index to Upton Sinclair's Magazine
Oversize 5
  • "Sinclair or Starve" banner
  • Photograph of Albert Einstein inscribed to Sinclair
  • Seven drawings for Epic Campaign
  • Ink drawing of man--artist and subject unidentified
  • Tearsheet from The New York Times Magazine, July 26, 1931
  • Manifiesto... Tormenta Sobre Mexico [Thunder Over Mexico] (printed)
  • The Humanitarian, by Fritz Gannon, Oct. 26, 1934, "Most Graciously Dedicated To Upton Sinclair"
  • Upton Sinclair's Circular Letter. Sample and draft
  • Certificate of Nomination issued to Presidential Elector to Upton Sinclair for the Socialist Party
  • Oversize correspondence
Oversize 6
  • Two oil paintings of landscapes by Ernest Untermann. Both dated 1929. 46x61cm. each
Oversize 7
  • Oil painting by "CAM", depicts scenes of Sinclair's career. 66x71cm.

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