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LOCKRIDGE MSS. III

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Box 1
  • Folder A: (Bibliography): "A Directory to the Files of Ross Lockridge, Jr." by R. F. L. Jul. 1984
  • Folder B: (Bibliography): Bibliography of Evanston, IL Archive...relating to Ross Lockridge, Jr. Jul. 2005
  • Folder C: (Bibliography): "An Index to Raintree County." Aug. 1984

I. FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE. Abbreviations are as follows: RLJ=Ross Lockridge, Jr.; VB(L)=Vernice Baker (Lockridge); ESL=Elsie Shockley Lockridge; RLS=Ross Lockridge, Sr.; LL=Lillian Lockridge; RP=Robert Peters; MLP=Marie Lockridge Peters; RM=Robert Masters; LW=Larry Wylie; MC=Malcolm Correll; MJW=Mary Jane Ward; RN=Russell Noyes; RLIII=Ross Lockridge III; LSL=Larry Shockley Lockridge

  • Folder 1: RLJ's 1st letter, to Brenton Webster Lockridge. May 1922
Paris Letters
  • Folder 2: RLJ to Lillian Lockridge. Aug. 1933
  • Folder 3: List of Correspondents in France
  • Folder 4: RLJ to Folks. Sept 14, 1933; RLJ to Lillian Lockridge. Aug. 1933
  • Folder 5: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 23, 1933
  • Folder 6: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 29, 1933
  • Folder 7: RLJ to Mother, Dad, etc. Oct. 8, 1933
  • Folder 8: RLJ to Folks, Oct. 15, 1933
  • Folder 9: RLJ to Folks, Oct. 23, 1933
  • Folder 10: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 3, 1933
  • Folder 11: RLJ to Larry Wylie ("Red"). Nov. 5, 1933
  • Folder 12: RLJ to Lillian Lockridge. Nov. 5, 1933
  • Folder 13: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 13, 1933
  • Folder 14: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 19, 1933
  • Folder 15: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 27, 1933
  • Folder 16: RLJ to Folks (copied by VB). Dec. 4, 1933
  • Folder 17: RLJ to Folks (Letter). Dec. 10, 1933; RLJ to Folks (Xmas Card). Dec. 10, 1933
  • Folder 18: RLJ to Folks. Dec. 20, 1933
  • Folder 19: RLJ to Folks. Dec. 25, 1933
  • Folder 20: RLJ to Emma Shockley. Jan. 1, 1934
  • Folder 21: RLJ to Various (Postcards). Dec. 20, 1933 - Jan. 4, 1934
  • Folder 22: RLJ to Folks. Jan. 6 - 16, 1934
  • Folder 23: RLJ to Folks. Jan. 22, 1934
  • Folder 24: RLJ to Folks. Jan. 29, 1934
  • Folder 25: RLJ to Folks. Feb. 10, 1934
  • Folder 26: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 3, 1934
  • Folder 27: RLJ to ESL (2 postcards). Mar. 4, 5, 1934
  • Folder 28: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 7, 1934
  • Folder 29: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 17, 1934
  • Folder 30: RLJ to Folks. Mar. 25, 1934
  • Folder 31: RLJ to ESL and Postcards from South of France (8). Mar. - Apr. 1934
  • Folder 32: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 20, 1934
  • Folder 33: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 30, 1934
  • Folder 34: RLJ to Folks. May 9, 1934
  • Folder 35: RLJ to Robert Peters. May 14, 1934
  • Folder 36: RLJ to Folks. May 19, 1934
  • Folder 37: RLJ - Record of trip to South and West of France. May [?], 1934. Sent with May 19 and Jun. 5-8 Letters.
  • Folder 38: RLJ to Folks. Jun. 5, 8, 1934
  • Folder 39: RLJ to Folks. Jun. 23-24, 1934
  • Folder 40: RLJ to ESL (2 Postcards). Jun. 25, 1934
  • Folder 41: RLJ to Folks ("Continuation of Easter letter...."). Jun. 28, 1934
  • Folder 42: RLJ to ESL. Jul. 7, 1934
To RLJ in Paris
  • Folder 43: ESL to RLJ. Sept. 13, 14, 22, 27, 1933
  • Folder 44: ESL to RLJ. Oct. 11, 1933
  • Folder 45: ESL to RLJ. Oct. 19-20, 1933
  • Folder 46: ESL to RLJ. Oct. 23, 29, 1933
  • Folder 47: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 5, 6, 1933
  • Folder 48: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 9, 12, 17, 1933
  • Folder 49: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 20, 24, 1933
  • Folder 50: ESL to RLJ. Nov. 28; Dec. 2, 5, 10, 1933
  • Folder 51: ESL to RLJ. Dec. 12, 1933
  • Folder 52: ESL to RLJ. Dec. 13-14, 20, 1933
  • Folder 53: ESL to RLJ. Dec. 24, 31, 1933; Jan. 8, 14, 1934
  • Folder 54: ESL to RLJ. Jan. 22, 1934
  • Folder 55: ESL to RLJ. Jan. 28; Feb. 5, 11, 1934
  • Folder 56: ESL to RLJ. Feb. 20, 25; Mar. 6, 12, 19, 25, 1934
  • Folder 57: ESL to RLJ. Apr. 3, 8, 17, 22, 1934
  • Folder 58: ESL to RLJ. May 1-2, 1934
  • Folder 59: ESL to RLJ. May 3, 8, 13 with 15, 1934
  • Folder 60: ESL to RLJ. May 22, 29, (from Lillian) May 31; Jun. 6-7, 13, 17, 1934
  • Folder 61: RLS to RLJ. Sept. 13, 21; Oct. 1, 9, 1933
  • Folder 62: RLS to RLJ. Oct. 20, 1933
  • Folder 63: RLS to RLJ. Oct. 24, 28; Nov. 5, 12; Dec. 14 (also Shockley, Dec. 14), 23-24
  • Folder 64: RLS to RLJ. Jan. 1, 22, 30; Feb. 10, 1934
  • Folder 65: RLS to RLJ. Feb. 27, 1934
  • Folder 66: RLS to RLJ. Mar. 17; Apr. 1, 1934
  • Folder 67: RLS to RLJ. Apr. 8, 1934
  • Folder 68: RLS to RLJ. Apr. 22; May 13, 31; Jun. 8, 17; Jul. 3, 1934
  • Folder 69: LL to RLJ. 1933-34
  • Folder 70: MLP and RP to RLJ. 1933-34
  • Folder 71: RM to RLJ. 1933-34
RLJ/VBL
  • Folder 72: VB to RLJ. Sept. 13, 1933
  • Folder 73: RLJ to VB. Sept. 23, 1933
  • Folder 74: VB to RLJ. Oct. 7, 1933
  • Folder 75: VB to RLJ. Oct. 21, 1933
  • Folder 76: RLJ to VB. Nov. 4, 1933
  • Folder 77: VB to RLJ. Dec. 2, 30, 1933
  • Folder 78: RLJ to VB. Dec. 14, 1933
  • Folder 79: RLJ to VB. Postcards: Dec. 14, 26, 1933; Letter: Jan. 3, 1934
  • Folder 80: VB to RLJ. Dec. 11 or 12, 1933; Jan. 7, 21, 1934 (includes clipping, cartoon)
  • Folder 81: VB to RLJ. Feb. 24, 1934
  • Folder 82: RLJ to VB. Mar. 4, 1934
  • Folder 83: VB to RLJ. Mar. 20, 1934
  • Folder 84: RLJ to VB. Apr. 15, 1934; card, Mar. 25, 1934; card, undated
  • Folder 85: VB to RLJ. Apr. 27, 1934; birthday card, undated
  • Folder 86: RLJ to VB. May 16, 1934
  • Folder 87: VB to RLJ. Jun. 11, 1934
  • Folder 88: RLJ to VB. Jun. 23, 1934
  • Folder 89: RLJ to VB. Postcards, 1932-1934
  • Folder 90: RLJ to VB. Aug. 13, 1934
  • Folder 91: VB to RLJ. Sept. 6, 1934
  • Folder 92: RLJ to VB. 1935-1936
  • Folder 93: RLJ to VB. May 28; June 3, 1936
  • Folder 94: RLJ to VB. Jun. 3, 1936
  • Folder 95: VB to RLJ. 3 letters. Summer, 1935-1936 (includes poem)
  • Folder 96: ESL to RLJ and VBL on their honeymoon. Jul. 15, 1937
  • Folder 97: Guest Book, Park Ave. Cabin. 1937-1938
Larry Wylie/RLJ
  • Folder 98: LW to RLJ. Mar. 7; May 20; Sept. 14, 1933
Malcolm Correll/RLJ
  • Folder 99: MC to RLJ. Nov. 3, 1933
  • Folder 100: MC to RLJ. Apr. 3, 1934
  • Folder 101: MC to RLJ. Apr. 17, 1934
Miscellaneous Letters
  • Folder 102: Miscellaneous, 1933-1934
  • Folder 103: Mlle. Billant to RLJ. Apr. 13, 1934
  • Folder 104: Jacques C. Crane to RLJ. May 29, 1936
Boston Letters 1940-1947
  • Folder 105: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 18, 29, 1940
  • Folder 106: VBL to ESL. Oct. 10, 1940
  • Folder 107: RLJ to Mother, Dad, et al. Oct. 30, 1940
  • Folder 108: VBL to ESL, RLS. Nov. 11, 19; Dec. 5, 8, 1940
  • Folder 109: Lillian Lockridge to ESL, RLS. Dec. 15, 1940; RLJ to ESL, RLS. Dec. 20, 1940
  • Folder 110: VBL to ESL, RLS, Lillian. Jan. 2, 1941; RLJ to ESL. Jan. 9, 1941; Virginia Martin to VBL & RLJ. Jan. 15, 1941; VBL to ESL, RLS, & Lillian. Jan. 23 & 31, 1941
  • Folder 111: RLJ to ESL, et al. Feb. 5, 1941
  • Folder 112: RLJ to ESL. Feb. 7, 1941
  • Folder 113: RLJ to ESL, et al. Feb. 12, 1941
  • Folder 114: VBL to Lillian. Mar. 5, 1941; RLJ to Mother, et al. Mar. 9, 1941
  • Folder 115: RLJ &VBL to ESL/RLS/Lillian. Mar. 18 to Apr. 1, 1941
  • Folder 116: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 13, 1941
  • Folder 117: RLJ to ESL, et al. Apr. 21 & 29, 1941
  • Folder 118: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 30, 1941
  • Folder 119: RLJ to ESL, RLS. May 8 to June 22, 1941
  • Folder 120: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 6, 1941
  • Folder 121: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 23, 1941
  • Folder 122: RLJ to ESL, et al. Oct. 8, 1941
  • Folder 123: RLJ to ESL & RLS. Oct [?], Nov. 24, 1941
  • Folder 124: RLJ to ESL. Nov. 26, 1941 (includes clipping)
  • Folder 125: RLJ to ESL. Dec. 9, 1941
  • Folder 126: VBL to ESL. Dec. 18, 1941; RLJ to ESL & RLS. Dec. 20, 1941; VBL to ESL. Jan. 2, 1942
  • Folder 127: RLJ to ESL. Jan. 23, 1942
  • Folder 128: RLJ to RLS. Jan. 24, 1942
  • Folder 129: RLJ to RLS. Feb. 17, 1942; VBL to ESL. Mar. 16 & 25, 1942; RLJ to ESL. Apr. 11, 1942; RLJ to RLS. Apr. 13, 1942
  • Folder 130: RLJ to VBL. May 15, 1942
  • Folder 131: VBL to RLJ. May 17, 1942
  • Folder 132: RLJ to VBL. May 18, 1942
  • Folder 133: VBL to RLJ. May 23, 1942
  • Folder 134: RLJ to VBL. May 30, 1942
  • Folder 135: VBL to RLJ. May 30, June 4, 1942; RLJ to VBL. June 9, 1942
  • Folder 136: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Sept. 21, 1942
  • Folder 137: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 16, 1942
  • Folder 138: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 20, 1942
  • Folder 139: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Christmas 1942
  • Folder 140: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Jan. [?], 1943; VBL & RLJ to ESL RLS. Jan. 25, 1943; RLJ to RLS, et al. Feb. 9, 16, 28, 1943
  • Folder 141: RLJ to ESL. Mar. 17, 1943
  • Folder 142: RLJ to ESL. May 7, 1943
  • Folder 143: RLJ to ESL. June 11, 1943
  • Folder 144: RLJ to ESL, RLS. July 31, Aug. 9, 1943
  • Folder 145: RLJ to ESL. Sept. 17, 1943
  • Folder 146: VBL to ESL. Nov. 3, 1943
  • Folder 147: RLJ to ESL, et al. Nov. 7, 1943
  • Folder 148: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 23, 1943; RLJ to Lillian. Dec. 1943
  • Folder 149: RLJ to ESL. Jan. 31, 1944; Itinerary from RLJ, et al. Mar. 1944
  • Folder 150: RLJ & VBL to ESL & RLS. Apr. 3 to May 20, 1944
  • Folder 151: RLJ to ESL & RLS. June 15, 1944
  • Folder 152: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 20, 1944
  • Folder 153: RLJ to ESL. Oct. 24, 1944; RLJ to Lillian. Oct. 24, 1944
  • Folder 154: RLJ to RLS. Dec. 12, 1944
  • Folder 155: RLJ to ESL. Dec, 12, 28, 1944; VBL to ESL. Jan. 25, 1945
  • Folder 156: RLJ to RLS. Jan. 8, 1945
  • Folder 157: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Mid-Jan. to Apr. 5, 1945
  • Folder 158: RLJ to Folks. Apr. 26, 1945
  • Folder 159: RLJ to ESL. May 8, 1845 (VE Day)
  • Folder 160: RLJ to Folks. June 9, 1945; VBL to ESL, RLS. July 24, 1945
  • Folder 161: RLJ to Folks. Sept. 27, 1945
  • Folder 162: RLJ to ESL. Oct. 13, 1945
  • Folder 163: RLJ to ESL. Oct. 24, 1945
  • Folder 164: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 13, 1945
  • Folder 165: RLJ to ESL. Nov. 24, 1945
  • Folder 166: RLJ to Lillian, ESL, RLS, Uncle Bob & Aunt Marie. Christmas 1945, 4 letters
  • Folder 167: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Mar 23, 29, Apr. 11, 1946
  • Folder 168: RLJ to RLS. Apr. 29, 1946
  • Folder 169: RLJ to ESL. May 7, 1946
  • Folder 170: RLJ to VBL. May 29, 1946; VBL to RLJ. May 31 to June 5, 1946
  • Folder 171: RLJ to VBL. June 6, 1946
  • Folder 172: VBL to RLJ. June 7, 10, 11, 13, 16, 1946
  • Folder 173: RLJ to VBL. June 10, 1946; Letter concerning undelivered telegram and check. June 12, 1946
  • Folder 174: RLJ to VBL. June 17, 1946
  • Folder 175: VBL to RLJ, RLJ to VBL. June 21, 1946
  • Folder 176: RLJ to VBL. June 24, 1946; VBL to RLJ. June 25, 1946
  • Folder 177: RLJ to VBL. June 27, 1946
  • Folder 178: VBL to RLJ. June 28, 1946; RLJ to VBL. June 29, 1946
  • Folder 179: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Aug. 12 to Oct. 21, 1946. 8 letters
  • Folder 180: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Nov. 16, 1946
  • Folder 181: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Dec. 8, [?], 1946
  • Folder 182: RLJ to ESL, RLS. Dec. 25, 1946
  • Folder 183: EHL's Childhood Drawings & Letters, 1941-1947
  • Folder 184: VBL to EHL. Jan 14, 1947; VBL to ESL. Jan. 14, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Jan 16, 1947
Box 2
  • Folder 1: RLJ to ESL. Feb. 1, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Feb. 1, 1947; VBL to ESL. Feb. 8, 1947; RLJ to ESL. Mar. 1, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Mar. 1, 1947; VBL to EHL. Mar. 4, 1947
  • Folder 2: RLJ to VBL. Jan. 15, 1947
  • Folder 3: RLJ to VBL. Jan. 16, 1947
  • Folder 4: VBL to RLJ. Jan. 17, 1947
  • Folder 5: RLJ to VBL, VBL to RLJ. Jan. 22, 1947
  • Folder 6: RLJ to VBL. Jan. 24, 25, 1947
  • Folder 7: VBL to RLJ. Jan. 28, 1947
  • Folder 8: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 1, 1947
  • Folder 9: VBL to RLJ. Feb. 3, 11, 1947
  • Folder 10: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 12, 1947
  • Folder 11: VBL to RLJ. Feb. 17, 18, 1947
  • Folder 12: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 17, 1947
  • Folder 13: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 21, 1947
  • Folder 14: VBL to RLJ. Feb. 24, 1947
  • Folder 15: RLJ to VBL. Feb. 26, 1947
  • Folder 16: VBL to RLJ. Mar. 3, 1947
  • Folder 17: RLJ to VBL. Mar. 5, 1947
  • Folder 18: RLJ to VBL. Mar. 14, 1947
  • Folder 19: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Mar. 16, 1947; RLJ to EHL. Mar. 21, 1947; RLJ to ESL. Mar. 28, 1947; RLJ to Folks. Apr. 6, 23, 1947
  • Folder 20: RLJ to Clona. Apr. 18, 1947; RLJ to ESL/RLS. May 3, 1947; RLJ to ESL. May 7, 1947
  • Folder 21: RLJ to Mother. May 24, 1947
  • Folder 22: RLJ to Mother. June 11, 1947
  • Folder 23: RLJ to ESL/RLS. June 20, 1947
  • Folder 24: RLJ to ESL. June 21, 1947; VBL to RLJ. June 30, 1947
  • Folder 25: VBL to RLJ. July 2, 1947; RLJ to VBL. July 2, 1947
  • Folder 26: RLJ to VBL. Western Union, July 2-July 7, 1947
  • Folder 27: RLJ to VBL. 2 telegrams (photocopies). July 7, 1947
  • Folder 28: RLJ to Shockley L. July 18, 1947
  • Folder 29: RLJ to ESL/RLS. July 27, 1947
  • Folder 30: RLJ to Lillian. July 27, 1947
  • Folder 31: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Aug. 12, 1947
  • Folder 32: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Aug. 21, 1947
  • Folder 33: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Sept. 12, 1947
  • Folder 34: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Sept. 16, 1947
  • Folder 35: RLJ to RLS/ESL. Sept. 23, 1947
  • Folder 36: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Sept. 29, 1947
  • Folder 37: RLJ to ESL, RLJ to RLS. Oct. 22, 1947
  • Folder 38: RLJ to RLS. Nov. 1, 1947
  • Folder 39: RLJ to Folks. Nov. 15, 1947; RLJ to ESL. Nov. 18, 1947
  • Folder 40: RLJ to RLS. Nov. 21, 1947
  • Folder 41: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Nov. 26, 1947
  • Folder 42: ESL to Ross & Vernice. Nov. 28, 1947
  • Folder 43: RLJ to RLS. Nov. 28, 1947
  • Folder 44: RLJ to ESL. Nov. 30, 1947
  • Folder 45: RLJ to RLS. Dec. 8, 1947
  • Folder 46: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Dec. 11, 1947
  • Folder 47: RLJ to ESL/RLS. Dec. 17, 1947
To RLJ/VBL in Boston, 1941-1947
  • Folder 48: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1941
  • Folder 49: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1942
  • Folder 50: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1943
  • Folder 51: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1944
  • Folder 52: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1945
  • Folder 53: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1946
  • Folder 54: Family to RLJ/VBL/Children, 1947
  • Folder 55: RLS to Earl Lockridge (last letter). Sept. 26, 1951
Other Lockridge/Shockley/Baker Correspondence
  • Folder 56: Robert Bruce Lockridge's Letters Home. 1902-1903. 6 letters (include clippings)
  • Folder 57: RLJ to Shockley. Dec. 26, 1932
  • Folder 58: RLJ to Shockley. June 23, 1933
  • Folder 59: RLJ to Shockley. Feb. 19, 1944
  • Folder 60: RLJ to Shockley. July 27, 1947
  • Folder 61: RLJ to Shockley. Aug. 22, 1947
  • Folder 62: Shockley/RLS/ESL Letter. Birth of Anne Lockridge. 1933
  • Folder 63: Shockley to RLJ, Leggett. 1947-1992 (includes clipping)
  • Folder 64: RLJ to Shockley. Nov. 4, 1947
  • Folder 65: Shockley L. to John Leggett. June 17, 1974 (copy)
  • Folder 66: LSL's commentary on MJW/RLJ correspondence
  • Folder 67: RLJ to MJW. June 19, 1946
  • Folder 68: RLJ to MJW. June 21, 1946
  • Folder 69: MJW to RLJ. July 1, 1946
  • Folder 70: RLJ to MJW. July, 1946
  • Folder 71: RLJ to MJW. Aug. 28, 1946
  • Folder 72: Ed Quayle to VBL. Sept. 11, 1946
  • Folder 73: RLJ to MJW. Oct. 19, 1946
  • Folder 74: MJW to RLJ. Oct. 23, 1946
  • Folder 75: Bennett Cerf to RLJ. Oct. 25, 1946
  • Folder 76: RLJ to MJW. Nov. 17, 1946
  • Folder 77: RLJ to MJW. Christmas 1946
  • Folder 78: MJW/E. Quayle to RLJ/VBL. Feb.-Mar. 1947
  • Folder 79: RLJ to MJW. Apr. 5, 1947
  • Folder 80: E. Quayle/MJW to RLJ. Apr. 16, May 10, 1947
  • Folder 81: RLJ to MJW. May 14, June 11, 1947. VBL to Ed Quayle June 11, 1947
  • Folder 82: MJW to RLJ. July 22, 1947
  • Folder 83: RLJ to MJW. Aug. 20, 1947
  • Folder 84: RLJ to MJW. Sept. 8, 1947
  • Folder 85: RLJ to MJW. Sept. 14, Oct. 27, 1947
  • Folder 86: MJW to RLJ. Oct. 30, 1947
  • Folder 87: RLJ to MJW. Nov. 3, 1947
  • Folder 88: RLJ to MJW. Nov. 9, 1947
  • Folder 89: RLJ to MJW. Dec. 9, 1947
  • Folder 90: MJW to VBL. Dec. 22, 1947
  • Folder 91: RLS to MJW. Jan. 20, 1948
  • Folder 92: RLJ to MJW. Feb. 6, 1948
  • Folder 93: MJW to RLJ. Feb. 9, 1948
  • Folder 94: MJW/Ed Quayle to VBL. 1948-1949
  • Folder 95: MJW Miscellaneous
  • Folder 96: MJW to VBL, VBL to MJW. 1950s
  • Folder 97: MJW to VBL. Early 1960s
  • Folder 98: MJW to VBL & RN. 1970s
  • Folder 99: MJW to RLIII. 1972
  • Folder 100: Ed Quayle to VBL. 1980s
  • Folder 101: Ed Quayle to LSL. Mar. 19, May 6, 1989
  • Folder 102: "Ed Quayle's Contacts with Ross Lockridge, Jr." Ed Quayle's own summary, 1991
  • Folder 103: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Christmas 1944
  • Folder 104: RLJ to Frank Shockley, Tom Green. July 19, 1946
  • Folder 105: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Sept. 8, 1947
  • Folder 106: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Sept. 12, 1947
  • Folder 107: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Nov. 23, 1947
  • Folder 108: ESL to Frank Shockley. Late Dec. 1947
  • Folder 109: RLJ to Frank Shockley. Jan. 16, 1948
  • Folder 110: Frank Shockley to RLJ, et al. 1933-1953
  • Folder 111: Earl Lockridge to RLJ. Sept. 14, 1933; to RLJ/VBL. Dec. 17, 1942; Feb. 28, 1944
  • Folder 112: John Shockley (the younger) letters to RLJ. 1942-1945 (includes photos)
  • Folder 113: Hugh/Lillie Baker, Clona to RLJ/VBL. 1937-1946

II. NON-FAMILY CORRESPONDENCE.

  • Folder 114: RLJ to Malcolm Correll. 1938-1948
  • Folder 115: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. July 10, 1938
  • Folder 116: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Sept. 15, 1938
  • Folder 117: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Dec. 14, 1938; June 17, July 17, 1942
  • Folder 118: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Feb. 14, 1943
  • Folder 119: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Mar. 22, 1944; Jan. 10, 1945; Mar. 28, 1946
  • Folder 120: Malcolm Correll to RLJ. Nov. 3, Dec. 21, 1947
  • Folder 121: RLJ to L. Wylie. 1940s
  • Folder 122: L. Wylie to RLJ/VBL. 1940s
  • Folder 123: L. Wylie, Bennett Cerf, VBL—Confidential article. 1940s-1950s
  • Folder 124: Curtis Lamorey to RLJ. 1936-1938
  • Folder 125: Curtis Lamorey to RLJ. 1939 (includes postcards)
  • Folder 126: RLS to Lamorey. Dec. 29, 1934; Dec. 28, 1947
  • Folder 127: RLJ to Donald Blankertz. 1941-1947
  • Folder 128: Donald Blankertz to RLJ. 1943-1947
  • Folder 129: RLJ to D. Blankertz. Aug. 21, 1947
  • Folder 130: RLJ to Warren "Steve" Tryon. 1942-1948
  • Folder 131: Jeff Wylie Correspondence. 1946-1948
  • Folder 132: RLJ to Peggy Bittner. June 30, 1931 (includes 4-page play)
  • Folder 133: Mary Eloise Humphrey to RLJ. Apr. 2, Apr. 27, June 20, 1933; Jan. 1, 1934
  • Folder 134: RLJ/Mary Eloise Humphrey. 1931-1948
  • Folder 135: Hugh Dillin to RLJ. Nov. 21, 1939
  • Folder 136: RLJ to Edith Brown. 1932-1934
  • Folder 137: Edith Brown to RLJ. 1932-1933
  • Folder 138: RLJ/VBL/Louise Wylie. 1943
  • Folder 139: Oscar Cargill to RLJ. Mar. 20, 1943
  • Folder 140: Henry Carter to RLJ. 1935-1948
  • Folder 141: Nanette Kutner to RLJ/VBL. 1948
Box 3
  • Folder 1: Marion Monaco to RLJ. 1936-1947
  • Folder 2: RLJ to Russell Noyes. 1939-1941
  • Folder 3: J. R. Moore to RLJ. Dec. 10, 1942
  • Folder 4: RLJ & the Smalleys. 1941-1942 (includes photo)
  • Folder 5: VBL to Dorothy McCrea. July 29, 1942
  • Folder 6: Dr. Thaddeus Ames to RLJ. 1941-1942
  • Folder 7: Theodore Thieme to RLJ. Apr. 18, 1947
  • Folder 8: RLJ late letters—RLJ to various. 1946-1947 (photocopies)
  • Folder 9: RLJ to various (2). 1947 (includes clipping)
  • Folder 10: RLJ to various (3). 1947-1948 (photocopies)
  • Folder 11: RLJ to various (4). 1946-1948 (photocopies)
  • Folder 12: Leggett Files. 1966-1967 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 13: Leggett Files (2). 1967-1973 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 14: Leggett Files (3). 1974-1994 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 15: Leggett Files (4). 1966-1974 (includes photocopies)
  • Folder 16: Congratulatory letters to RLJ. July-Sept. 1947
  • Folder 17: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (2). Oct.-Dec. 1947
  • Folder 18: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (3). Dec. 1947-Jan. 1948
  • Folder 19: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (4). Jan. 1948
  • Folder 20: Congratulatory letters to RLJ (5). Jan.-Feb. 1948

III. UNPUBLISHED MANUSCRIPTS.

  • Folder 21: RLS & ESL: RLJ's Writings Prior to Raintree County
RLJ Juvenilia
  • Folder 22: "The Demon with the Fiery Tongue"
  • Folder 23: "Report of 14 Mile Hike"
  • Folder 24: "Herman Melville"
  • Folder 25: "The Discovery of Gold in California"
  • Folder 26: "Unpublished Masterpieces of High School Days", 5 items
  • Folder 27: "A Prefactory Gesture"
  • Folder 28: "What I Learned From My Mother"
  • Folder 29: "Doffue Martling's Story"
  • Folder 30: "Mystery of the Many Skeletons" circa 1930, pp. 30-45
  • Folder 31: "Descent into Cheops Pyramid" short story, pp. 2-16
RLJ College Compositions
  • Folder 32: LSL's commentary on RLJ's academic work at IU, 1934-1939
  • Folder 33: "Illusion of the Dance", "The Deepest Misery" circa 1931
  • Folder 34: "Spenser's Treatment of Pastoral Forum..."
  • Folder 35: "Treatise on Chaucer's Character..."
  • Folder 36: "Epic Characteristics of Paradise Lost"
  • Folder 37: "Report on Lord Chesterfield's Letter to His Son"
  • Folder 38: "John Brown's Body and the Modern Epic" Fall 1934
  • Folder 39: "Ten Musical Compositions and Their Composers" Spring 1935
  • Folder 40: Drafts of French Essays
  • Folder 41: French Thesis (1) Oct. 1933
  • Folder 42: French Thesis (2) 1933-1934
  • Folder 43: French Thesis (3) 1934
  • Folder 44: French Thesis (4) 1934
  • Folder 45: French Thesis (5) Mar. 1934
  • Folder 46: Sorbonne Theses: "Les Commencements du Theatre Moderne en France et en Angleterre..." May 30, 1934
  • Folder 47: Notebook kept in Paris—Notes on plays for final dissertation at Sorbonne
  • Folder 48: "Idealism and Religion..."
  • Folder 49: "Some Personal Reactions to Idealism"
  • Folder 50: "A Term Paper on Croce's Aesthetic"
  • Folder 51: "Discussion of Croce's Article on Aesthetics"
  • Folder 52: Philosophy Bluebooks—IU 1934-1935
  • Folder 53: "A Short Study of Sidney's and Shelley's Essays..." Mar. 2, 1937
  • Folder 54: "Lockridge's Leaden Treasury" Mar. 23, 1937
  • Folder 55: "Paper on Matthew Arnold" Apr. 6, 1937
  • Folder 56: "Victor Hugo..." Apr. 20, 1937
  • Folder 57: "Rhapsody in Words..." Apr. 25, 1937
  • Folder 58: "Analysis and Classification of Poems by William Wordsworth" June 1, 1937
  • Folder 59: "O Goodly Usage..." Fall 1937
  • Folder 60: "Loves Gentle Band" Fall 1937
  • Folder 61: "Notes on Reading in the Age of Johnson" 1938-1939
  • Folder 62: "Study of the Interpolated Stories in The Pickwick Papers" Summer 1939
  • Folder 63: "Dr. Johnson as Critic and Biographer..." Summer 1939
  • Folder 64: "The Great Restorative..." May 4, 1937
  • Folder 65: "Philosophical Library of RLJ"
  • Folder 66: "Notes on Studies on the Cartesian Philosophy..."
  • Folder 67: "Search for a Starting Point"
  • Folder 68: "A Short Paper...Critique of Pure Reason..."
Box 4
  • Folder 1: Draft of more general essay on Kant
  • Folder 2: Notes on Kant
  • Folder 3: "Facts, Observations, and Misinterpretations..."
  • Folder 4: "Isolated Thoughts for Development" circa 1938
  • Folder 5: "Sidney's Astrophel and Stella..." 1940-1941
  • Folder 6: Draft of paper on Sidney
  • Folder 7: Writings for Professor Rollins, 1940-1941. 5 items
  • Folder 8: "The Voyage of Shakespeare's Sonnets in Italy" 1940-1941
  • Folder 9: "1920-1940: A Platonic Masque"
  • Folder 10: "Techne and Its Structure..."
  • Folder 11: "A Remarkable Discovery"
  • Folder 12: "A Commentary on the Parmenides"
  • Folder 13: Bluebook, Spring 1941, Bixler's Philosophy of Religion
  • Folder 14: Joseph Deupree to LSL, 1990; poems by RLJ in student paper
  • Folder 15: "Spenserian Stanzas"
  • Folder 16: Poetry 1935-1936
  • Folder 17: Poetry 1937-1940 (1)
  • Folder 18: "Plans for a Great Elegy—Ode to Pleasure"
  • Folder 19: Poetry 193701940 (2)—translation of Rimbaud's Bateau Ivre, etc.
  • Folder 20: Poetry 1937-1940 (3)—"Kenopokomo"
  • Folder 21: LSL's commentary of RLJ's plays
  • Folder 22: "How to write a play"
  • Folder 23: Play—"The Inheritors"
  • Folder 24: Play—"Metchnikoff"
  • Folder 25: Notes on revising "Metchnikoff"
  • Folder 26: Play—"Wander Fell"
  • Folder 27: "Plan for Captain Darling"
Box 21
  • RLJ's bound MA thesis Byron and Napoleon, 1938, 242 pages
Notebooks
Box 4
  • Folder 28: Paris notebook, 1st semester
  • Folder 29: Paris notebook, 2nd semester—Cahier II
  • Folder 30: Paris note Notebook, "Follies of France"
  • Folder 31: Paris notebook, "Plans d'accomplissement"
  • Folder 32: Paris notebook, "Letters"
  • Folder 33: Paris notebook
  • Folder 34: 1935-1936 Notebook (1)
  • Folder 35: 1935-1936 Notebook (2)
Class Notes
  • Folder 36: Sorbonne Notes—Medieval/Renaissance
  • Folder 37: Lecture Notes—Idealism, Fall 1934
  • Folder 38: Lecture Notes—Modern Idealism, Spring 1934
  • Folder 39: Davidson's American Literature class
  • Folder 40: IU: 332—Chaucer and His Century
Box 5
  • Folder 1: IU: 339—Hale's The Victorian Age
  • Folder 2: IU: Judson's Spenser & His Age
  • Folder 3: IU: Lieble's Milton & His Age
  • Folder 4: IU: Diller, Elementary Greek
  • Folder 5: Harvard "Bibliography," Hyder Rollins
Pageant of New Harmony
  • Folder 6: Memo to RLJ
  • Folder 7: "A Poetic Script..."
  • Folder 8: "Adaptation..." & "Color Filming..."
  • Folder 9: Copy of complete RLJ original Pageant of New Harmony script
  • Folder 10: Correspondence, 1959-1989
  • Folder 11: "An American Experiment in Communism" by RLS
  • Folder 12: Untitled Erotic Vision
  • Folder 13: Harrison Pageant-Drama, 1938
Other
  • Folder 14: "Plan for a story about the Purchase"
  • Folder 15: "Back on the Subway Front"
The Dream of the Flesh of Iron (1939-1941)
  • Folder 16: LSL's commentary on rough draft of Dream of the Flesh of Iron
  • Folders 17-34: Manuscript (1-18)
Box 6
  • Folders 1-12: Manuscript (19-30)
  • Folder 13: "A Dream: Descent in a Skyscraper"—symbolic prose poem, circa 1940
Box 21
  • Bound copy of The Dream of the Flesh of Iron, 1941, 399 pages
Miscellaneous Writings
Box 6
  • Folder 14: "To Adolf Hitler, by an American Admirer, The First of Some Modest Proposals for Strengthening his Great Totalitarian War Machine" June 15, 1940
  • Folder 15: "To Adolf Hitler, by an American Admirer, Concerning the Peace that is to Replace Versailles."
  • Folder 16: "To Adolf Hitler..." third essay draft
  • Folder 17: LSL's commentary on RLJ's Notes on Walt Whitman
  • Folder 18: RLJ Notes on Walt Whitman, 1940-1941
  • Folder 19: LSL's commentary on RLJ's Notes on Reading (1941-1943)
  • Folder 20: RLJ's Notes on His Reading (1)
  • Folder 21: RLJ's Notes on His Reading (2)
  • Folder 22: RLJ's Notes on His Reading (3)
  • Folder 23: Shorthand Transcriptions (1)
  • Folder 24: Shorthand Transcriptions (2)
Raintree County Original Draft Material
  • Folder 25: LSL commentary on American Lives
  • Folder 26: "Incidents to weave into American Lives" Aug. 1941
  • Folder 27: "Schedule of Readings in Preparation"
  • Folder 28: "Outlines for Ernest"
  • Folder 29: Reconstructed American Lives
Box 7
  • Folder 1: Copies of American Lives episodes
  • Folder 2: LSL's commentary on Raintree County materials
  • Folder 3: "Inactive Raintree County Items"
  • Folder 4: "Chronology of A Great Day for Raintree County"
  • Folder 5: "Miscellaneous Temporary Discard"
  • Folder 6: "XIII. Pageant" from Raintree County original manuscript
  • Folder 7: "General Materials related to Raintree County"
  • Folder 8: "1892 New Events through Fourth of July"
  • Folder 9: "Significance of Meeting with Susannah Drake in a Photographer's Shop"
  • Folder 10: "Intersection of the two roads..."
  • Folder 11: RLJ's original artwork for Raintree County
  • Folder 12: Galleys of Raintree County "City Section"
  • Folder 13: LSL's commentary on original "City Sections" of Raintree County

IV. THE RIDDLE OF RAINTREE COUNTY MANUSCRIPT.

  • Folder 14: LSL's commentary on original Raintree County manuscript
  • Folder 15: Volume 1, Copy A (1)
  • Folder 16: Volume 1, Copy A (2)
  • Folder 17: Volume 2 (1)
  • Folder 18: Volume 2 (2)
  • Folder 19: Volume 2 (3)
  • Folder 20: Volume 3 (1)
  • Folder 21: Volume 3 (2)
  • Folder 22: Volume 1, Copy B (1)
  • Folder 23: Volume 1, Copy B (2)

V. NON-RAINTREE COUNTY PUBLICATIONS.

  • Folder 24: Copy of The Miner Report
  • Folder 25: Copy of stories in The Reflector
  • Folder 26: Clippings of poems in IU Daily Student, 1935
  • Folder 27: The Old Fauntleroy Home [see IUCAT record]
  • Folder 28: "Young Lockridge Objects to the Elimination of Wrestling"
  • Folder 29: Report of the Benjamin Harrison Memorial Commission
  • Folder 30: Copy of "Late October Vignettes"

VI. RAINTREE COUNTY BACKGROUND MATERIALS. Abbreviations are as follows: JWS=John Wesley Shockley; ESL=Elsie Shockley Lockridge; HM=Houghton Mifflin

  • Folder 31: LSL's commentary on Raintree County Background Materials
  • Folder 32: RLJ to HM—"Statement about Some Real Life Background"
Shockley Family
  • Folder 33: JWS—"A Summer Dream"
  • Folder 34: JWS—five poems
  • Folder 35: JWS—three tablets
  • Folder 36: JWS—"The Two Girls" and other lyrics
Box 8
  • Folder 1: JWS—Miscellaneous lyrics (1)
  • Folder 2: JWS—Miscellaneous lyrics (2)
  • Folder 3: JWS—Miscellaneous lyrics (3)
  • Folder 4: JWS writings transcribed by EHL
  • Folder 5: JWS—Prose: "Six in the Game"
  • Folder 6: JWS—misc. prose works and essays
  • Folder 7: JWS Pocket Ledger
  • Folder 8: "A Poetic Eulogy to JWS"
  • Folder 9: JWS obituary, 1907
  • Folder 10: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "Remembering the Sabbath..."
  • Folder 11: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "The Fall of Babylon..."
  • Folder 12: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "...destruction of Jerusalem..."
  • Folder 13: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "On pagan and Bible immortality..."
  • Folder 14: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "Chapter V"
  • Folder 15: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "On the subject of eternal misery"
  • Folder 16: W.B. Shockley—Poetic Sermons: "Dear friends..."
  • Folder 17: W.B. Shockley—"The Tobacco Smokers Union"
  • Folder 18: W.B. Shockley—poem: "Tobacco"
  • Folder 19: W.B. Shockley—two poems
  • Folder 20: Love letters—Lizzie McLillan to B.F. Shockley
  • Folder 21: Handwriting specimens of B.F. Shockley and others
  • Folder 22: Civil War letters, 1861-1864, 37 items
  • Folder 23: ESL journal for sayings of two sons
  • Folder 24: ESL—"For Things Worthwhile"
  • Folder 25: ESL—"What Became of the Boys" ca. 1910
  • Folder 26: ESL—IU Master's thesis, May 1931
  • Folder 27: ESL—"Henry County Real Life Background"
  • Folder 28: ESL—rough outline of "Real Life Background in RC"
  • Folder 29: ESL—notes for "Real Life Background in RC"
  • Folder 30: ESL—Poetry in RC
  • Folder 31: ESL—"Hoosier with a Mission"
  • Folder 32: ESL—Tommy & Zippy Stories Correspondence
  • Folder 33: ESL to EHL. Nov. 28, 1945, reference to Tommy & Zippy
  • Folder 34: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Spoodly and the Little Voice"
  • Folder 35: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "It was a warm spring morning"
  • Folder 36: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Grandpa Graham Hears a Strange Sound"
  • Folder 37: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Of course you'll remember those two..."
  • Folder 38: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "A Christmas Story"
  • Folder 39: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "What was in the Box that Tommy Found?"
  • Folder 40: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Strange Happenings"
  • Folder 41: ESL—Tommy & Zippy: "Strange Happenings" (2)
  • Folder 42: ESL—"Tommy & Zippy and the Incas"
  • Folder 43: ESL—"Early Women's Clubs in Indiana"
  • Folder 44: ESL—"Early District Schools of Henry County"
  • Folder 45: ESL—Spring poems
  • Folder 46: Poetic recital by ESL in a school program, written by JWS
  • Folder 47: RLJ on Emma Rhoton Shockley
  • Folder 48: Shockley family materials by Frank Shockley
  • Folder 49: Shockley family obituaries
  • Folder 50: Shockley Lockridge to LSL, 1975
  • Folder 51: Shockley genealogy
  • Folder 52: JWS military induction certificate
  • Folder 53: JWS letter about military service, 1864
  • Folder 54: Emma Rhoton Shockley's lesson plans, 1895
  • Folder 55: Certification of JWS as schoolmaster. Nov. 26, 1865
  • Folder 56: Papers from Emma Rhoton Shockley's Commonplace book
Box 9
  • Folder 5: LSL to Ernest V. Shockley, Jr. 1989-1993
  • Folder 6: Ernest Vivian Shockley papers (1)
  • Folder 7: Ernest Vivian Shockley papers (2)
Box 22
  • Emma Rhoton Shockley's commonplace book
Box 32
  • An Illustrated Historical Atlas of Henry County Indiana, 1875
Box 34
  • W.B. Shockley Ledger
Box 35
  • Love letters of John Wesley Shockley and Emma Rhoton
  • Manuscript of JWS poem "Chateau en Espagne"
Box 36
  • Shockley letters and 19th-century documents, 1837-1875
Other
Box 8
  • Folder 57: "Visitor's Guide to Centennial Exhibition" & "New York Tribune Guide to the Exhibition"
  • Folder 58: Copy of "New Illustrated Self-Instructor in Phrenology and Physiology"
  • Folder 59: RLJ's Widner Library cards
  • Folder 60: Information about Dan Webster, IN
  • Folder 61: LSL correspondence with Thomas Hamm
Box 9
  • Folder 1: Susan Neville's description of Raintree County, 1983
  • Folder 2: LSL's correspondence with William Gulde, Henry County Historical Society
  • Folder 3: Research into Raintree County/Henry County parallels
  • Folder 4: ESL's correspondence with Bess Shirk
  • Folder 8: Henry County miscellaneous
Box 18
  • Container 1: "Old Man of the Mountains", framed photo of rock formation
No box
  • "Tramp, Tramp, Tramp!" Civil War Memorabilia

VII. LOCKRIDGE/BAKER FAMILIES.

Lockridge Family
Box 9
  • Folder 9: "The Narcissus" 1903
  • Folder 10: Vivian Shockley Lockridge short stories, 1921-1922
  • Folder 11: Lockridge genealogy (1)
  • Folder 12: Lockridge genealogy (2)
  • Folder 13: Lockridge genealogy (3)
  • Folder 14: RLS/ESL wedding license, 1953 version
  • Folder 15: Lockridge deaths (1)
  • Folder 16: Lockridge deaths (2)
  • Folder 17: Lockridge genealogy—Mary Jane Ward letter
  • Folder 18: Maud Lockridge
  • Folder 19: RLS—"Black Snake & White Rose", through p. 48
  • Folder 20: RLS—"Black Snake & White Rose", pp. 49-126
  • Folder 21: RLS—"Black Snake & White Rose", pp. 127-221
  • Folder 22: RLS—"Black Snake & White Rose", pp. 222-276
  • Folder 23: RLS—"Black Snake & White Rose", pp. 277-354, with RLJ epilogue
  • Folder 24: RLS—County Judge candidate for second term
  • Folder 25: "The Rossiteers"
  • Folder 26: Brochure for RLS's "Historic Site Recitals", 1932
  • Folder 27: RLS Western stories—"A Believing Buckaroo"
  • Folder 28: RLS Western stories—"Hell on the Canadian"
  • Folder 29: RLS Western stories—untitled
  • Folder 30: RLS autobiographies
  • Folder 31: "Dear Old Paw Paw"
  • Folder 32: Miami County Museum
  • Folder 33: RLS portraits, misc.
  • Folder 34: Mildred Neff, student on 1932 RLS tour
  • Folder 35: Earl Lockridge
  • Folder 36: Robert Bruce Lockridge, 1879-1903
  • Folder 37: Robert Bruce Lockridge, 1903-1919
  • Folder 38: Lillian Lockridge
  • Folder 39: Shockley Lockridge
Box 19
  • Eight farm journals of Brenton Webster Lockridge, 1878-1914
No box
  • Marriage certificate for RLS & ESL, 1902
Baker Family
Box 9
  • Folder 40: Baker genealogy (1)
  • Folder 41: Baker genealogy (2)
  • Folder 42: School Day Memories of Vernice Baker, 1929-1930
  • Folder 43: Clona Baker Nicholson's address book
Box 22
  • The Diary of Hugh Baker, 1874-1946
  • Vernice Baker's Five Year Diary, 1930-1933
  • Note by Malcolm Correll and Georgia Adams, 4 pages (inside VB's diary)
RLJ, VBL, et al.
Box 9
  • Folder 44: Pencil drawing of RLJ as high school senior
  • Folder 45: VB—"What is Christian Standard?"
Box 10
  • Folder 1: RLJ/VBL wedding
  • Folder 2: VBL's memoirs of Georgia's farm
  • Folder 3: JML's compilation of Indiana Folklore
  • Folder 4: VBL—the Lake Gang
  • Folder 5: Ernest Lockridge baby book
  • Folder 6: Larry Lockridge baby book
  • Folder 7: Jean Marie Lockridge's baby book
  • Folder 8: Ross Lockridge III baby book
  • Folder 9: Bloomington, IN newspapers, 1914-1947
  • Folder 10: Letters about Bloomington, RLJ, VBL
  • Folder 11: Eulogy for VBL Noyes, by LSL
  • Folder 12: VBL to JML, about family
Box 31
  • Vernice Baker's Memory Book—high school memorabilia scrapbook and loose items
Box 20
  • Five Gothic yearbooks for RLJ and VB, Bloomington High School, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930, 1931
Box 22
  • Raintree County signed by RLJ and VBL; enclosures include piece of VBL's wedding bouquet, a handwritten note from RLJ, a typed note from RLJ
No box
  • RLJ small billfold
  • EHL's childhood diary

VIII. ACADEMIC CAREER.

Box 10
  • Folder 13: RLJ grades—all ages
  • Folder 14: Miner School
  • Folder 15: Finley School
  • Folder 16: Bloomington High School
  • Folder 17: Bloomington High School newspaper
  • Folder 42: RLJ's student grades at IU & Simmons
Sorbonne
  • Folder 18: Delaware group, 1933-1934
  • Folder 19: Documents concerning Paris, 1933-1934
  • Folder 20: Delaware/Sorbonne bulletins
  • Folder 21: Sorbonne diploma
  • Folder 22: Sorbonne memorabilia
  • Folder 23: Sorbonne papers (1)
  • Folder 24: Sorbonne papers (2)
Box 30
  • Round metal canister containing RLJ's memorabilia from Paris
Indiana University
Box 10
  • Folder 25: RLJ's clippings about Howe-Scribner and Rhodes
  • Folder 26: IU commencement bulletin. June 17, 1935
  • Folder 27: RLJ Track & Cross Country varsity letters
  • Folder 28: IU president's files on RLJ
  • Folder 29: RLJ's MA diploma. Nov. 24, 1939
  • Folder 30: "Arbutus" research
  • Folder 31: IU Campus Cinema Club
  • Folder 32: "Tom Tyler and His Wife"
  • Folder 33: IU Daily Student, 1935
  • Folder 34: IU "folio": A Quarterly for Writers
  • Folder 35: IU Alumni Magazine
  • Folder 36: Portraits of RLJ by IU people
  • Folder 37: Portraits of RLJ by IU people (2)
  • Folder 38: RLJ's list of completed IU courses
Box 22
  • Medals of RLJ
No box
  • RLJ's Bachelor of Arts diploma
Harvard
Box 10
  • Folder 39: Harvard & Yale, 1940
  • Folder 40: "First Half Year"
  • Folder 41: Thayer Scholar appointment, 1940-1941
  • Folder 43: Selective service bulletin
  • Folder 44: Harvard information on RLJ
Simmons College
  • Folder 45: Boston maps
  • Folder 46: Correspondence and luncheon
  • Folder 47: Steve Tryon to RLJ. Dec. 28, 1941
  • Folder 48: "The Simmons News"
  • Folder 49: Miscellaneous
  • Folder 50: Students on RLJ
  • Folder 51: June Whitefield Hill notebook
Box 11
  • Folder 1: Nell Dickinson file
  • Folder 2: Evelyn Bennett Shore file
  • Folder 3: Nancy Jane Shaw file
  • Folder 4: Constance Ramsdell Blair file
  • Folder 5: "For the Young Woman of Tomorrow"
  • Folder 6: "Meet the Missus," Fenways
  • Folder 7: Course notes. 2 items
  • Folder 8: Beatrice Alper Daniels file
  • Folder 9: RLJ to Betty Borgeson. Sept. 29, 1945
  • Folder 10: Betty Borgeson Lotz file
  • Folder 11: Letters to Emily Lehrman
Box 29
  • Microcosm, Simmons College yearbook, 1942.

IX. PHOTOGRAPHS.

Box 22
  • "An album of Raintree County which had no boundaries in time and space..." small red album of pictures and descriptions by RLJ
Box 23
  • RLJ and VBL album, "The Lockridges," 1942-1947
  • Album of MGM filming of Raintree County in Danville, Kentucky; includes VBL's narration of trip
Box 24
  • Photo of Delaware Group that went to Paris, Sept. 15, 1933, 14 x 11
  • Album of RLJ, VBL, et al. Nov. 1938-Apr. 1941
  • Album of RLJ, VBL, et al. May 1941-Sept. 1942
Box 25
  • Brenton Webster Lockridge
  • John and Molly Lockridge
  • Charlotte Wray Lockridge
  • John Butler Lockridge
  • Mary Ray Lockridge
  • Earl Butler Lockridge
  • Vivian Ream
  • Ross Lockridge, Sr.
  • Elsie Shockley Lockridge
  • Robert Bruce Lockridge (1879-1903)
  • Marie Delana Lockridge
  • Robert Bruce Lockridge (1903-1919)
  • Vivian Shockley Lockridge
Box 26
  • Lillian Lockridge
  • Ross Lockridge, Jr.
  • Ross Lockridge, Sr.
  • Elsie Shockley Lockridge
  • Malcolm Correll
  • Vernice Baker Lockridge
  • Larry Shockley
  • Jeanne Marie Lockridge
  • Mary Jane Ward
  • Ed Quayle
  • Ernest Lockridge
  • Ross Lockridge III
  • Carey Wilson (MGM)
  • Robert Masters
  • Lockridge homestead
  • Murmuring Maples house on High Street
  • Third Street house
  • Filming of Raintree County in Danville, Kentucky, Aug. 1956
Box 27
  • Shockley family
  • Shockley home in Straughn, IN
  • Vernice Baker (Lockridge)
  • Theodore Thrasher
  • Lillie Edith Thrasher
  • Emma Thrasher
  • Julia Floyd Thrasher
  • Lillie Baker
  • Hugh Baker
  • Beulah Baker
  • Clona Baker
  • Leon Baker
  • Aubrey Baker
  • Maud Baker
  • Emma Baker
  • Imogene Marie Baker
  • Emma Rhoton Shockley
  • Louisa Conwell Shockley
  • John Wesley Shockley (and siblings)
  • Mae Beth Shockley
  • Frank William Shockley
  • Borgia Haskel Shockley
  • John Anger
  • Ernest Vivian Shockley, Jr.
  • Elsie Lillian Shockley (Lockridge)
  • Ernest Vivian Shockley, Sr.
Box 29
  • The European Album, 1933-1934, RLJ's year in Paris
Box 28
  • Lillian Lockridge album, 1928, 15 pages
  • RLJ and VBL First Year of Marriage album, 1937-1938
Box 33
  • "Ross Lockridge, Jr.: A Photographic Portrait"

X. HOUGHTON MIFFLIN/BOOK-OF-THE-MONTH CLUB.

Box 11
  • Folder 12: LSL on RLJ/HM correspondence
  • Folder 13: RLJ, "Some General Views on the Problem of Revision"
  • Folder 14: RLJ, "Skeleton Plan of RC"
  • Folder 15: RLJ, "A Critical Estimate"
  • Folder 16: RLJ, "Raintree County" description
  • Folder 17: RLJ, "The Story of Raintree County"
  • Folder 18: RLJ, "Some Biographical Facts about the author"
  • Folder 19: RLJ, "A Statement about the Underlying Purposes..."
  • Folder 20: Houghton Mifflin contract
  • Folder 24: Book-of-the-Month Club brochures and bulletins
Box 31
  • Original Raintree County dust jacket in wrapping and folder
Promotional Material
Box 11
  • Folder 21: Press release, catalogue, etc.
  • Folder 22: Life Magazine correspondence
Correspondence
  • Folder 23: Henry Seidel Canby to RLJ/RLJ to Henry Seidel Canby
  • Folder 25: Betty Underwood on RLJ
  • Folder 26: Dorothy Hillyer to RLJ. May 13, 1946
  • Folder 27: Note to RLJ from "JM"
  • Folder 28: Dorothy Hillyer to RLJ. June 28, 1946. 2 telegrams
  • Folder 29: Dale Warrento RLJ. May 29, 1946
  • Folder 30: Paul Brooks to RLJ. July 3, 1946
  • Folder 31: Houghton Mifflin. July 12, 1946-Aug. 6, 1946
  • Folder 32: RLJ to Paul Brooks. Sept. 8, 1946
  • Folder 33: Houghton Mifflin. Sept. 9, 1946-Aug. 29, 1947
  • Folder 34: Houghton Mifflin. Oct. 21, 1947-Mar. 15, 1948
  • Folder 35: Houghton Mifflin royalty statements
  • Folder 36: VBL's correspondence with Houghton Mifflin and related parties, post-1948
  • Folder 37: VBL—RC correspondence. 1940s-1950s
  • Folder 38: VBL's other RC correspondence. 1951-1989
  • Folder 39: VBL—RC correspondence. 1960-1987
  • Folder 40: Croft correspondence
  • Folder 41: LSL to Paul Brooks. Nov. 2, 1989
  • Folder 42: Letters from reviewers in response to letters from RLJ
Box 18
  • Container 1: Correspondence between RLJ and Houghton Mifflin, 2 microfilm rolls

XI. MGM.

Box 11
  • Folder 43: MGM contract
  • Folder 44: "The Other Side of the Screen"
  • Folder 45: Academy Foundation Production File
  • Folder 46: Correspondence with LSL/VBL/MGM
  • Folder 47: Pamphlet about making of Raintree County movie, autographed
  • Folder 48: Promotion Campaign
  • Folder 49: Souvenir map
  • Folder 50: "Raintree Room"
  • Folder 51: World Premiere book
  • Folder 52: Publicity Photos
  • Folder 53: Carnegie Hall stage bill
  • Folder 54: Correspondence with John McCaffery
  • Folder 55: Miscellaneous documents
  • Folder 56: Correspondence with Turner Broadcasting
  • Folder 57: Stephen Russell to LSL. May 4, 1998
  • Folder 58: John McGreevey to LSL. May 15, 1994
  • Folder 59: 50th anniversary correspondence and calendar
Box 38
  • MGM Raintree County Press Book

XII. WRITINGS WHILE ILL (1947-1948).

Box 11
  • Folder 60: "Statement about Underlying Purpose..." copy 2
  • Folder 61: "It seemed to him..."
  • Folder 62: "Sketch for a book of Philosophy"
  • Folder 63: Notes on Faculty Club speech
  • Folder 64: Rotary Club event
  • Folder 65: "plans for future writing"
  • Folder 66: "The Story of a Life"
  • Folder 67: "Alicia"

XIII. FINAL DAYS AND DEATH.

Box 12
  • Folder 1: Article about Duncan suicide
  • Folder 2: VBL to Mary Baker Kranstiver. Dec. 11, 1947
  • Folder 3: VBL to Robert Peters. Dec. 19, 1947
  • Folder 4: Copy of RLJ's records from Methodist Hospital
  • Folder 5: Hazel O'Connor to VBL. Mar. 25, 1948
  • Folder 6: Myrtle C. Ayres to VBL. Mar. 17, 1948
  • Folder 7: Josephine Piercy to VBL. Mar. 7, 1948
  • Folder 8: "Heart's Blood Sapped" article
  • Folder 9: RLJ's checkbook stubs and cancelled checks
  • Folder 10: RLJ to Jonathan Bingham. Mar. 6, 1948
  • Folder 11: B.W. Bradfute editorial, Mar. 6, 1948
  • Folder 12: "Ultimate Philosophy"
  • Folder 13: Coroner's report
  • Folder 14: Notes on RLJ's funeral
  • Folder 15: Marie Lockridge Peters to RLS and ESL
  • Folder 16: Don Smalley to Ruth Smalley. Jan.-Apr. 1948
  • Folder 17: MJW's unpublished memoir, Snakepit Revisited, chapter about RLJ
  • Folder 18: "Escape from Main Street," Nanette Kutner
  • Folder 19: Shockley Lockridge on death of RLJ
  • Folder 20: 1948 FBI file on RLJ
  • Folder 21: Funeral home documents
  • Folder 22: Sympathy letters, A-C
  • Folder 23: Sympathy letters, D-H
  • Folder 24: Sympathy letters, J-N
  • Folder 25: Sympathy letters, O-S
  • Folder 26: Sympathy letter to Shockley Lockridge
  • Folder 27: RLJ chronologies
Box 22
  • Handwritten note from RLJ to VBL, placed in VBL's inscribed copy of RC

XIV. RLJ ESTATE PAPERS.

Box 12
  • Folder 28: Income tax and related items, 1942-1950
  • Folder 29: Life insurance policies
  • Folder 30: High Street house file
  • Folder 31: File on 817 S Stull Avenue house
  • Folder 32: Correspondence with lawyers

XV. JOURNALISM.

Box 37
  • Newspapers and clippings from 1946
  • Newspapers and clippings from 1947
  • Newspapers and clippings from 1948
  • Copies of The World Telephone-Bloomington, July 1946-March 1948
  • Raintree County reviews compiled by Houghton Mifflin
  • Prominent reviews of Raintree County, 1947-1948
Box 38
  • Magazines: Liberty, Time, Saturday Review, Ayrograms, etc. 1948-1954
  • RLJ obituaries, 1948
  • MGM and Raintree County movie newspapers, 1949-1986

XVI. SHADE OF THE RAINTREE (SOTR).

Box 12
  • Folder 37: List of final revisions
Box 13
  • Folder 5: Shade of the Raintree articles
  • Folder 6: Shade of the Raintree materials
  • Folder 7: Excerpts of commentary on Shade of the Raintree
  • Folder 10: Viking promotional materials
  • Folder 43: Family response to Shade of the Raintree (1)
  • Folder 44: Family response to Shade of the Raintree (2)
Correspondence
Box 12
  • Folder 33: LSL to Robert Lescher
  • Folder 34: Herbert and Josephine Hendin
  • Folder 35: Kenneth Lewes interviews
  • Folder 36: Joseph McElroy
  • Folder 38: Lilly Library/LSL
  • Folder 39: The Worthington file
  • Folder 40: LSL/VBL
  • Folder 41: Correll to LSL, 1989
  • Folder 42: Correll to LSL, 1990
  • Folder 43: Ruth Correll to LSL
  • Folder 44: LSL to Corrells
  • Folder 45: Robert Masters/LSL
  • Folder 46: Larry Wylie/LSL
  • Folder 47: Curtis Lamorey/LSL
  • Folder 48: Blankertz/LSL
  • Folder 49: LSL/Tryon
  • Folder 50: David Anderson to LSL
  • Folder 51: Arsenian/LSL
  • Folder 52: Blankenships/Mary Baker
  • Folder 53: Mary Eloise Humphrey/LSL
  • Folder 54: Ted Grisell/LSL
  • Folder 55: Walter Rideout/LSL
  • Folder 56: Edith Helman
  • Folder 57: Louise Wylie Campbell/LSL
  • Folder 58: Kutner/Beardsley/LSL
  • Folder 59: Cranes/LSL
  • Folder 60: Monaco/LSL
  • Folder 61: R. Noyes/LSL
  • Folder 62: Edwina Patton/LSL
  • Folder 63: Richard Scowcroft/LSL
Box 13
  • Folder 1: Smalleys/LSL
  • Folder 2: Sheats/LSL
  • Folder 3: Edith Brown/LSL
  • Folder 4: Jeff Wylie/LSL
  • Folder 8: Viking Press/LSL
  • Folder 9: Penguin USA contract
  • Folder 11: Letters to LSL, A-B
  • Folder 12: Letters to LSL, B-C
  • Folder 13: George Blakey to LSL
  • Folder 14: Letters to LSL, D-F
  • Folder 15: Letters to LSL, G-H
  • Folder 16: Letters to LSL, J-L
  • Folder 17: Letters to LSL, M (1)
  • Folder 18: Letters to LSL, M (2)
  • Folder 19: Letters to LSL, N
  • Folder 20: Judy O'Bannon to LSL
  • Folder 21: Letters to LSL, O-P
  • Folder 22: Letters to LSL, T
  • Folder 23: Letters to LSL, W
  • Folder 24: Letters to LSL, N-P
  • Folder 25: Letters to LSL, R-S
  • Folder 26: Letters to LSL, S-W
  • Folder 27: Letters to LSL, W-Z
  • Folder 28: Walter J. Bate to LSL
  • Folder 29: Patricia Bosworth to LSL
  • Folder 30: Lee Hamilton to Al Silverman
  • Folder 31: Galway Kimmell to LSL
  • Folder 32: Janet Malcolm to LSL
  • Folder 33: David McCullough to LSL
  • Folder 34: John McGreevey to EHL/LSL
  • Folder 35: James Michener to LSL
  • Folder 36: Bill Moyers to LSL
  • Folder 37: William Styron to LSL
  • Folder 38: John Updike to LSL
  • Folder 39: Aileen Ward to LSL
  • Folder 40: Herman B Wells to LSL
  • Folder 41: Herman Wouk to LSL
  • Folder 42: General Correspondence
Interview Transcriptions
Box 14
  • Jean Arsenian
  • Morton (Terry) Baker
  • Mary Blankenship Baker
  • Alice and Norris Binkley
  • Donald Blankertz I
  • Donald Blankertz II
  • Jerome Hamilton Buckley
  • Paul Brooks
  • Ruth Carter
  • Donald Carmony
  • Ernest Campaigne; Glen Ludlow; Edward Mitchell, Marguerite Young; Aline Robinson; Edith Brown Siebenthal; Louise Moore Strain; Maurice Felger; Dorothy Rea; John Mitchell; George Crane; Marie Lockridge Peters; Edwin Fulwider; Carl Martz and Becky Brown Martz; Maebeth Shockley; Agnes Elpers; Jane Owen and Robert Menke; Robert Sturgeon; Josephine Piercy; Naomi Osborne; Dorothy Dugdale; Dorothy Collins.
  • Malcolm Correll
  • Ruth Correll
  • Mildred Crane Palmer
  • Naomi Dalton
  • Ted Grisell
  • Edith Helman
  • Lilian Bradway Henley
  • Curtis Lamorey I
  • Curtis Lamorey II
Box 15
  • Anne Lockridge Sales
  • Ernest Lockridge
  • Ross Lockridge III
  • Jeanne Lockridge
  • Kay Lockridge I
  • Kay Lockridge II
  • Georgia Adams/Vernice Lockridge
  • Vernice Lockridge 1-2
  • Vernice Lockridge 1-3
  • Vernice Lockridge 3-4
  • Vernice Lockridge 5-6
  • Vernice Lockridge 7-8, 9-10
  • Vernice Lockridge 11-12
  • Vernice Lockridge 13-18
  • Vernice Lockridge 19-20-22
  • Vernice Lockridge 23-26
  • Vernice Lockridge 27-28
  • Vernice Lockridge 29-30
  • Vernice Lockridge 31-32
  • Vernice Lockridge 33-34
  • Vernice Lockridge 35-38
Box 16
  • Robert Masters
  • Dorothy McCrea
  • Edward Quayle
  • Henry Remack
  • Nota Scholl & John McGreevey
  • Lillian Mumby Chitwood
  • Naomi Scott Pfeiffer
  • Ben Siebenthal
  • Martha Stiles
  • Martin Stone
  • Steve Tryon
  • Herman B Wells
  • Angie Wylie
  • Betty Wylie
  • Jeff Wylie
  • Larry Wylie
  • Account of LSL's conversation with Norman Mailer
Journalism
Box 39
  • Shade of the Raintree and Raintree County newspaper reviews, 1990-1994
  • Shade of the Raintree and Raintree County magazine reviews, 1989-1998

XVII. AUDIO-VISUAL.

Interviews (on cassette tapes)
Box 16
  • Large Case (1): Ernest Lockridge (1)
  • Large Case (1): Ernest Lockridge (2)
  • Large Case (1): Ernest Lockridge (3)
  • Large Case (1): RLIII
  • Large Case (1): Paul Brooks
  • Large Case (1): Martin Stone, 1/2 of 3
  • Large Case (1): Martin Stone, 3 of 3
  • Large Case (1): Robert Masters (1)
  • Large Case (1): Robert Masters (2)
  • Large Case (1): Jerome Buckley
  • Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 1/2 of 10
  • Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 3/4 of 10
  • Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 5/6 of 10
  • Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 7/8 of 10
  • Large Case (1): Larry Wylie, 9/10 of 10
  • Large Case (1): Henry Remack
  • Large Case (1): Steve Tryon, 1/2 of 4
  • Large Case (1): Steve Tryon, 3/4 of 4
  • Large Case (1): Ruth Correll (1)
  • Large Case (1): Ruth Correll (2)
  • Large Case (1): Aline Robinson
  • Large Case (1): Josephine Piercy
  • Large Case (1): Don Smalley postscript
  • Large Case (1): Don Smalley
  • Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 1/2 of 7
  • Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 3/4 of 7
  • Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 5/6 of 7
  • Large Case (1): Curtis Lamorey, 7 of 7
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 17
  • Large Case (1): Mildred Crane Palmer
  • Large Case (2): VBL on photo album, Kay Lockridge
  • Large Case (2): VBL on Hollywood
  • Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 26, 1992, 1/2 of 3
  • Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 26, 1992, 3 of 3
  • Large Case (2): Edward Mitchell
  • Large Case (2): Martha Stiles
  • Large Case (2): Angie Wylie
  • Large Case (2): Angie Wylie, telephone
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 25/26 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 29/30 of 38
  • Large Case (2): Betty Wylie, Jeff Wylie
  • Large Case (2): Betty Wylie
  • Large Case (2): Jeff Wylie (1)
  • Large Case (2): Jeff Wylie (2)
  • Large Case (2): Terry Baker
  • Large Case (2): VBL, Hollywood, 31/32 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 33/34 of 38
  • Large Case (2): Mary Blankenship Baker
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 37/38 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 35/36
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 7/8 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 1/2 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 9/10 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 13/14 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 15/16 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 17/18 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 19/20 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 21/22 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 23/24 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 27/28 of 38
Box 17
  • Case 1: BHS 50th Class Reunion, 1932-1952
  • Case 1: Kay Lockridge (back up), 1/2 of 8
  • Case 1: Kay Lockridge (back up), 3/4 of 8
  • Case 1: Kay Lockridge, 5/6 of 8
  • Case 1: Kay Lockridge, 7/8 of 8
  • Case 1: Vernice Lockridge & Georgia Adams, 3/4 of 4
  • Case 1: Vernice Lockridge & Georgia Adams, 1/2 of 4
  • Case 1: Felice Earley (1)
  • Case 1: Felice Earlye (2)
  • Case 1: VBL reading May 29, 1946 letter from RLJ
  • Case 1: Anne & Kay Lockridge, 1/2 of 4
  • Case 1: Anne & Kay Lockridge, 3/4 of 4
  • Case 1: Ted Grisell, 1/2 of 4
  • Case 1: Ted Grisell, 3/4 of 4
  • Case 1: Larry Wylie telephone conversation
  • Case 2: RLS Historic Site Recitals
  • Case 2: VBL telephone call, Apr. 13, 1992
  • Case 2: Lillian Mumby
  • Case 2: Don Smalley, 3rd interview
  • Case 2: Naomi Dalton (1)
  • Case 2: Naomi Dalton (2)
  • Case 2: Jane Owen & Robert Menke (1)
  • Case 2: Jane Owen & Robert Menke (2)
  • Case 2: Dorothy McCrea (1)
  • Case 2: Dorothy McCrea (2)
  • Case 2: Jeanne Lockridge on Ruth Carter
  • Case 2: Barbara Kerr
  • Case 2: Ruth & Gary Adams
  • Case 2: Ned Chase
  • Case 2: Mary Gaylord
  • Case 3: Dr. George Crane
  • Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 1/2 of 10
  • Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 3/4 of 10
  • Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 5/6 of 10
  • Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 7/8 of 10
  • Case 3: Jeanne Lockridge, 9/10 of 10
  • Case 3: John Crane (1)
  • Case 3: John Crane (2)
  • Case 3: Don Blankertz, 1/2 of 8
  • Case 3: Don Blankertz, 3/4 of 8
  • Case 3: Don Blankertz, 5/6 of 8
  • Case 3: Don Blankertz, 7/8 of 8
  • Case 3: Ed Quayle, 1/2 of 3
  • Case 3: Ed Quayle, 3 of3
  • Case 3: Ruth Carter
  • Case 4: Robert Sturgeon
  • Case 4: Marguerite Young (1)
  • Case 4: Marguerite Young (2)
  • Case 4: Marguerite Young (3)
  • Case 4: Dorothy Rea
  • Case 4: Edith Brown Siebenthal, 1/2 of 3
  • Case 4: Edith Brown Siebenthal, 3 of 3
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 1/2 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 3/4 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 5/6 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 7/8 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 9/10 of 10
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 11/12 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 13/14 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 15/16 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Malcolm Correll, 17 of 17
  • Large Case (1): Maurice Felger
  • Large Case (1): Edith Helman
  • Large Case (1): Alice and Morris Binkley (1)
  • Large Case (1): Alice and Morris Binkley (2)
  • Large Case (1): Anne Lockridge Sales (1)
  • Large Case (1): Anne Lockridge Sales (2)
  • Large Case (1): Ben Siebenthal (1)
  • Large Case (1): Ben Siebenthal (2)
  • Large Case (1): Lillian Bradway Henley
  • Large Case (1): Naomi Scott Pfeiffer (1)
  • Large Case (1): Naomi Scott Pfeiffer (2)
  • Large Case (1): RLS, early site recitals, 1950s
  • Large Case (1): Margot Dowling
  • Large Case (1): Dottie Collins
  • Large Case (1): Glen Ludlow
  • Large Case (1): Maebeth Shockley
  • Large Case (1): Edwin Fulwider
  • Large Case (1): Louise Moore Strain
  • Large Case (1): Becky and Carl Martz
  • Large Case (1): John Mitchell
  • Large Case (1): Most Unusual Class, Felger
  • Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 23, 1990 (1)
  • Large Case (2): VBL, Oct. 27, 1991
  • Large Case (2): VBL, about 1940-1941
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 1990
  • Large Case (2): VBL, 3/4 of 38
  • Large Case (2): VBL, Jan. 23, 1990 (2)
  • Large Case (2): John Arsenian (1)
  • Large Case (2): Nota Scholl and John McGreevey (1)
  • Large Case (2): Nota Scholl and John McGreevey (2)
  • Large Case (2): Nota Scholl and John McGreevey (3)
  • Large Case (2): Josephine Arsenian (1)
  • Large Case (2): Josephine Arsenian (2)
  • Large Case (2): Donald Carmony
  • Large Case (2): Herman B Wells
  • Large Case (2): Kay Lockridge, 1/2 of 8
  • Large Case (2): Kay Lockridge, 3/4 of 8
  • Large Case (2): Agnes Elper
  • Large Case (2): Waldell and Martha Pomeroy
  • Large Case (2): Marie Peters Lockridge (1)
  • Large Case (2): Marie Peters Lockridge (2)
  • Large Case (2): Dorothy Dugdale
  • Large Case (2): Peggy Woodburn (?)
  • Large Case (2): Doris Linnell
  • Large Case (2): Mary Murdoch
  • Large Case (2): Naomi Osborne
  • Large Case (2): John Arsenian (2)
  • Large Case (2): Kingdon Grant
  • Large Case (2): Stoloff (?) Lockridge (1)
  • Large Case (2): Stoloff (?) Lockridge (2)
  • Large Case (2): Stoloff (?) Lockridge (3)
Box 18
  • Folder 1: Paper materials related to LSL talks
  • Folder 2: "1937 Golden Raintree Pageant by RLJ (No Sound)," VHS
  • Container 1: Interview—LSL with Martin Northway, Mar. 6, 1998, 2 microcassettes
  • Container 1: Panel on Raintree County, May 15, 1998, 2 microcassettes
  • Container 1: ALA convention session on Raintree County, 1998, 2 microcassettes
  • Container 1: Book signings in Bloomington, IN, 1994, cassette tape
  • Container 1: "Movers & Shakers: Stories along the Indiana National Road," DVD documentary, 2 copies
  • Container 1: PBS "Shade of the Raintree," 2006, DVD
  • Container 1: "Return to Raintree County," WFIU Sunday Special, Sept. 2007, CD
  • Container 1: "Common Concerns" with Maria Ferris, Dec. 20, 1994, VHS
  • Container 2: Baxter Books—Brian Baxter, June 26, 1994, VHS
  • Container 2: "Across Indiana," LSL interview, PBS, June 20, 1994, VHS
  • Container 2: "Studio Six," LSL interview, WTIU-TV, June 16, 1994
  • Container 2: "In Your Interest," TV63 WLLB, VHS
  • Container 2: "Shades of Raintree," LSL talk in Henry County Courthouse, New Castle, IN, Oct. 23, 1994, VHS
  • Container 2: "The Exchange," Connecticut Cabelvision, Feb. 27, 1995, VHS
  • Container 2: "The Biographer as Sleuth," New York Public Library, Jan. 11, 1995, cassette
  • Container 2: Henry County book signing, Oct. 23, 1994, cassette
  • Container 2: "Shade of the Raintree," Afternoon Magazine, WILL AM, May 27, 1996, cassette
  • Container 2: Indianapolis-Marion County Public Library, Oct. 21, 1994, cassette
  • Container 2: American Association of Suicidology, "Least-Likely Suicide: The Search for My Father, Ross Lockridge, Jr., Author of Raintree County," June 26, 1995, cassette
  • Container 2: Lecture at Monroe County Historical Society, June 20, 1994, cassette
  • Container 2: Interview with Maria Eftimiades, People magazine, Dec. 13, 1995, cassette
  • Container 2: WBAI, New York, Nov. 17, 1995, cassette
  • Container 2: Fourth of July reading in New York City, July 2, 1995, Hi8 recording

XVIII. OTHER.

Box 18
  • Folder 3: Raintree County musical materials, includes 2 cassette tapes with recorded songs
  • Folder 4: Raintree County musical script

XIX. PUBLISHED MATERIALS [can be found by the MARC record in IUCAT].

  • Five inscribed copies of Raintree County to the following people: Frank Davidson, Uncle Bob and Aunt Marie Peters, Elsie Shockley Lockridge, Tommy and Clona Nicholson, Lillian Lockridge.
  • Walt Whitman, Leaves of Grass. New York: The Heritage Press. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. December 9, 1941."
  • James Joyce, Finnegans Wake. New York: The Viking Press, 1939. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. May 3, 1943."
  • Thomas Wolfe, The Web and the Rock. Garden City, New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1940. Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice Summer 1942."
  • Leo Tolstoy, War and Peace, trans. Louise and Aylmer Maude. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1942. Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice 1942."
  • Marcel Proust, Remembrance of Things Past, 2 vols., trans. C. K. Scott Moncrieff. New York: Random House, 1934. Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice Summer 1942."
  • Sigmund Freud, The Basic Writings of Sigmund Freud, trans. A. A. Brill. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1938. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. September 1, 1942."
  • John Motley, Historic Progress of American Democracy. Charles Scribner, 1869.
  • Samuel Eliot Morison and Henry Steele Commager, The Growth of the American Republic, 2 volumes. New York: Oxford University Press, 1940. Signed "Simmons College, Boston/ Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. March, 1942."
  • James Joyce, Ulysses. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1934. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr., September 1, 1942."
  • Thomas Mann, The Magic Mountain, trans. H.T. Lowe-Porter. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1939. Signed "Ross. F. Lockridge, Jr. April, 1943."
  • Thomas Wolfe, You Can't Go Home Again. Garden City, New York: The Sun Dial Press, 1942. Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice Summer 1942."
  • The Pocket Lavater, or the Science of Phrenology. Hartford, Connecticut: Andrus & Judd, 1832.
  • Bernard De Voto, The Year of Decision: 1846. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1943. Signed, in RLJ's hand, "Ross and Vernice April, 1943."
  • Margaret Leech, Reveille in Washington, 1860-1865. New York: Harper & Brothers, 1941. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, jr. 1942."
  • Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason, tr. Norman Kemp Smith. London: Macmillan and Co., 1933. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr., metaphysician."
  • Thorstein Veblen, The Theory of the Leisure Class. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1934. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 1942."
  • Ernest Renan, The Life of Jesus. New York: Random House (Modern Library), 1927.
  • Victor Hugo, Oeuvres choisies illustrees, Poesie. Paris: Bibliotheque Larousse, 1934. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 8th decembre, 1935."
  • Ralph Henry Gabriel, The Course of American Democratic Thought. New York: Ronald Press, 1940. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr., Simmons, 1942."
  • Corra Lynn, Durham Village: A Temperance Tale. Boston: John Jewett, 1854. Signed by RLJ, summer, 1943.
  • William Shakespeare, The Sonnets, ed. Raymond Alden. The Tudor Shakespeare. New York: Macmillan, 1926. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 18D Shaler Lane Cambridge, Mass."
  • Ben Ames Williams, House Divided. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1947. Signed.
  • Edmund Spenser, The Poetical Works, ed. J.C. Smith and E. de Selincourt. London: Oxford University Press, 1924. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr."
  • The Holy Bible. New York: Thomas Nelson & Sons. Signed by RLJ.
  • Alfred Weber and Ralph Barton Perry, History of Philosophy. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1925. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr."
  • Nouveau Petit Larousse, 270th edition. Signed "R. F. Lockridge, Jr. To himself Xmas, 1936."
  • Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard, History of the United States. New York: Macmillan, 1929. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge Jr. R. R. #5 Bloomington Indiana. Home Room 327."
  • Harry Levin, James Joyce: A Critical Introduction. Norfolk, Conn.: New Directions Books, 1941.
  • William Shakespeare, The Works, vol. I ("Comedies"). T. Nelson & Sons. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr. 612C S. Park Ave. Bloomington, Ind."
  • Matthew Arnold, Selections from the Prose Works of Mathew Arnold, ed. William Johnson. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1913.
  • William Wordsworth, Poems by William Wordsworth, ed. George McLean Harper. New York: Charles Scribners, 1923.
  • The Holy Bible, American Bible Society, 1915. Inscribed.
  • O. Seemann, The Mythology of Greece and Rome, translated from the German, ed. G. H. Bianchi. Harper & Brothers, 1879. This volume is inscribed "J.W.S."
  • Henry A. Pershing, Johnny Appleseed and His Time. Shenandoah, 1930. Inscribed by the author to RLS.
  • Havelock Ellis, The Dance of Life. New York: Random House, 1929. Signed "Ross and Vernice, Jan, 1946."
  • Willa Cather, My Antonia. Houghton Mifflin, 1926. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge Jr, Purchased October 23, 1942."
  • Mary Jane Ward, The Professor's Umbrella. New York: Random House, 1948. Inscribed by the author, "For Vernice and Ross with love from Mary Jane." Two clippings inserted.
  • Stephen Vincent Benet, Selected Works of Stephen Vincent Benet, vol. I, Poetry. New York: Farrar & Rinehart, 1942. Signed "Ross & Vernice, May 1943."
  • Percy Bysshe Shelley, The Complete Poetical Works, ed. T. Hutchinson. New York: Oxford Univ. Press, 1933. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Jr."
  • Louise Armstrong, We Too Are the People. Boston: Little Brown, 1941. Inscribed by the author to RLJ and VBL.
  • A Treasury of American Folklore, ed. B. A. Botkin with a foreword by Carl Sandburg. Crown, 1944. Signed "Ross and Vernice, December, 1944."
  • Songs of the Soldiers, ed. Frank Moore. New York: George P. Putnam, 1864.
  • Andrew Lang, The Adventures of Prince Prigio. A. L. Burt. Presented by "Grandma Shockley."
  • Edward Eggleston, Stories of American Life and Adventure, American Book, 1895. Signed "Ross Lockridge Jr. Dec 2, 1923," presented by "Mother."
  • E. N. Wilson, The White Indian Boy. World Book, 1919. Inscribed "Ross Franklin Lockridge Jr Christmas 1920.'
  • H. A. Guerber, The Story of English. American Book, 1898. Signed "Ross Lock Jr. Dec 2, 1923."
  • Brander Matthews, Poems of American Patriotism. Charles Scribner's, 1914.
  • Louise E. Tucker, Literature for Reading and Memorization: Poems for Children. Signed by RLS, 27 October 1944 and inscribed to Ernest Hugh Lockridge: "To Little Old Scuffie Scout Jr, On his 6th birthday—lovingly, Grandpa. Nov. 28, 1944."
  • Hen-Toh, Tales of the Bark Lodges. Oklahoma City: Harlow, 1920. Presented by "Daddy."
  • James Oliver Curwood, The Gold Hunters: A Story of Life and Adventure in the Hudson Bay Wilds. Grosset & Dunlap, 1909. Inscribed "To 'Scuffie' Nine (9) years old From Daddy April 25th 1923, Fort Wayne, Ind."
  • H. A. Guerber, The Story of the Romans, American Book, 1896. Signed "Ross Lock Jr Dec 2, 1923."
  • Johanna Spyri, Heidi. Signed "Ross Lockridge Jr, Sunday Dec. 2, 1923."
  • D. M. M. Craik, The Little Lame Prince. Boston: Educational Publishing. Inscribed and signed.
  • Anna Sewell, Black Beauty: His Grooms and Companions. Boston: Educational Publishing. Signed.
  • E. E. Thomas, In the North Woods of Maine. World Book, 1923. Signed "Ross Lock. Jr. Dec 2, 1923," presented by "Daddy."
  • A. Lincoln. World Book Company, 1930. Three inscribed copies. The first, inscribed "To 'Scuffie"—From Daddy 1 April 30"; the second "To My Wonderful Mother—This book is dedicated and this first copy inscribed—Affectionately Ross 31 March 1930"; the third inscribed "Ross F Lockridge 25 November 1948."
  • Dinah Maria Mulock Craik, The Adventures of a Brownie. Rand McNally, 1911. Inscribed "Ross Lockridge 7 2a 1921 May 25."
  • Indiana: A Guide to the Hoosier State. New York: Oxford University Press, 1941. Signed "Ross F. Lockridge, Oct. 1, 1941."
  • Ross F. Lockridge, La Salle. World Book Company, 1931. Inscribed "To 'Silver Bells' "With appreciation and kind memories of the Council Oak, Sky Blue Water—Starved Rock and Crevecoeur—Ross F. Lockridge 22 August 32."
  • Ross F. Lockridge, George Rogers Clark: Pioneer Hero of the Old Northwest. World Book Company, 1927. Dedication page: "To My Son Ross Franklin Lockridge, Jr. whose boyish regard for genuine heroes of history has helped to inspire this book it is affectionately dedicated." Three copies: one inscribed to E. A. Woolley (5 May 1928), another to James Darnell (28 June 1928), and a third to "Silver Bells: Scout girl on Wildemere Road to Boonesborough—Inscribed at the rising of the sun on the Old Kentucky River. Ross F. Lockridge, 27 August, 32."
  • Ross F. Lockridge, Theodore F. Thieme: A Man and His Times. Los Angeles: Haynes Corp., 1942. Letter enclosed.
  • Ross F. Lockridge, The Story of Indiana. Oklahoma: Harlow Publishing, 1951. Inscribed.
  • C. Collodi, Pinocchio: A Tale of A Puppet. Chicago: M.A. Donohue. Inscribed "To Ross F. Lockridge Jr., from his Uncle Ernest Christmas 1922."
  • Kate Douglas Wiggin, The Birds' Christmas Carol. Houghton Mifflin, 1888.
  • Edna Henry Lee Turpin, Stories from American History. Maynard, Merrill, 1904. Inscribed.
  • Eva March Tappan, ed. Folk Stories and Fables. Houghton Mifflin.
  • Eva March Tappan, ed. Stories from Seven Old Favorites. Houghton Mifflin, 1907. Inscribed "Jan 20th, 1910, Shockley. Shawnee, Okla."
  • Ross F. Lockridge, How Government Functions in Indiana. World Book Company, 1918.
  • Edward S. Ellis, Ned On the River. Philadelphia: Henry T. Coates, 1884. Signed "Grandma Lock," and Mrs. B. W. Lockridge.
  • Ross F. Lockridge, The Old Fauntleroy Home. New Harmony Memorial Commission, 1939. Inscribed by RLS to RLJ: "To—Ross Jr—Co-author and amanuensis extraordinary in the preparation of this monograph of a 'Dream Empire' on the Hoosier Wabash.—Affectionately inscribed—Ross F. Lockridge 21 February 1940."
  • Oeuvres de Arthur Rimbaud, Paris: Mercvre de France, 1929. Signed "R. Frank Lockridge 4 Bis Rue d'Ulm, Paris, Ve."
  • John Keats, The Shorter Poems of John Keats. New York: T. Y. Crowell.
  • Lord Byron, The Poetical Works of Lord Byron. New York: Leavitt & Allen, 1858.
  • Olive Logan, Before the Footlights and Behind the Scenes. 1870. Original JWS poems are inscribed in the text on blank pages, e.g. "May Song" and a sonnet "Winter" (1877), both signed "Will Western."

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