Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA MSS.

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Inventory

I. Administrative, 1945-1999

Box 1

  • Board Issues, 1961-1963
  • Board of Directors, 1945-1951, 1996-1998 (2 folders)
  • Board of Directors Meeting Minutes, 1945-1948, 1968-1983 (16 folders)
  • "Confidential," By-Laws and Notes, 1956-1957
  • Copyright Committee, 1971-1976
  • Critics Committee Ballot, 1962-1981
  • Economics Committee,
    • Publishing Market Survey, 1961-1962
    • General,
      • 1956-1961
      • 1957-1961
      • 1964
  • Elections,
    • 1948
    • 1963
    • 1973-1981
    • 1998
  • Fact Finding Committee Report, 1945-1947
  • Grievances,
    • 1951-1961
    • 1968-1978
  • Headquarters,
    • New,
      • 1961
      • 1964
    • Questionnaires, 1958-1959
    • Redecoration, 1967
    • Rentals, 1960-1961
  • Juvenile Members, 1961-1963
  • Mailing List Errors and Returns, 1988
  • Membership,
    • Change of Addresses and Dues,
      • 1973-1981
      • 1981
      • 1981-1982
      • 1983-1984
    • Directory,
      • Original Log (Photocopy of), 1945-1976
      • Permissions, 1973
      • General,
        • 1977
        • 1981

Box2

  • Membership, (cont.)
    • Directory, (cont.)
      • General, (cont.)
        • 1998
    • New Member List with Numbers, 1976-1995
    • Prospects (members), 1963-1964
    • General,
      • 1947-1948
      • 1959-1999
  • Nominating Committee, 1957-1963
  • Organization Chart for Fire Drill Evacuation, 1981
  • Presidents, 1971-1979
  • Reaffirmation Committee, 1959-1960
  • Secretary Records, 1968-1975f
  • Summary of Board Actions, 1971
  • Willis, Lynn, 1980-1982
  • General,
    • 1954-1981
  • II. Correspondence, 1946-2002

  • Agents, 1956-1964
  • Agent Poll, 1960-1963
  • Agreements, 1968-1969
  • Anglo Books, Non-Delivery Dispute, 1949-1950
  • Bandy Issues, 1985-1986
  • Board Meeting, 1978-1979
  • Board of Directors, 1946-1949
  • Brean, Herbert, Executive Vice President, 1959
  • Broberg, Jan, 1961-1964
  • Congressional Business, 1951-1956
  • Cropper, Odessa May, Re: Short Story for Anthology, 1951-1952
  • Crosby and Fogle contract, 1948-1950
  • Decker Publications Inc., Sleuth Mystery Magazine, 1958
  • Economics Committee, 1962-1963
  • Frank Capra Productions Inc., 1955-1957
  • Gardner, Derek, British Agent, 1963-1965
  • Gathings Committee, Obscenity Hearing, House of Representatives, 1952
  • Homicide Magazine Dispute, 1956
  • Horan, James D., Crime Series, 1961
  • Laurence Pollinger Academy, 1965-1968
  • MacCampbell, Donald, Dispute, 1949-1952
  • Members, mixed, 1956-1959
  • Next Meeting, 1997
  • Non-Mystery Writers of America Mailings,
    • 1952-1961
    • 1961-1962
    • 1964
  • Office of Affairs, 1978
  • Paper Investigation, Publishers' Costs, 1947

Box 3

  • Paperbacks, San Francisco Dispute Philosophy and Issues, 1951-1955
  • Pohl-Herrington, 1951-1954
  • Publications, 1989-1993 (two folders)
  • Renault, Maurice, 1956-1965
  • Reprints Issue,
    • 1951-1952
    • 1951-1959
  • Residuals Issue, 1960
  • Resignations,
    • 1946-1949
    • 1964-1965
  • Tax Forms, 1949-1955
  • Thompson, Lewis, Executive Vice President, 1960-1961
  • Waugh, Hillary,
    • 1961-1962
    • 1976-1981
  • Wells, Helen, 1970, 1979
  • Wells, Lee E., Treasurer, Chapter Funds, 1968-1972
  • Williams, Peter,
    • 1949-1962
    • 1963
  • Zemen, Barry, with articles enclosed, 1984
  • General,
    • 1946-1947 (contains Bylaws)
    • 1947-2002
    • 1949-1952
    • 1949-1955 (includes announcements for Board of Directors meetings for 1949)
    • 1949-1997
    • 1951-1962
    • 1956-1962
    • 1956-1981 (includes manuscript for untitled, undated "MWA Novel")
    • 1957-1978
    • 1967-1980
    • 1968-1981 (includes Edgar award/trophy photos and correspondence pertaining to regional chapters)
    • 1969-1982 (with other related documents)
    • 1980-1993 (includes related documents and a number of memos)

Box 4

  • General, (cont.)
    • 1983
    • 1984
    • 1985
    • 1985-1995
    • 1986
    • 1985-1998 (three folders; some additional materials such as Board of Directors Ballot Summaries also included)
    • 1990-1997
    • 1991-2000
  • III. Events, 1946-2008

  • Agendas for events, 1980-1984
  • Birthday Bash, Mystery Writers of American 50th anniversary celebration,1995 (includes correspondence from President Bill Clinton dated April 4, 1995)
  • Bouchercon,
    • XVII, Minneapolis, MN, 1987
    • XIX, San Diego, CA, 1988
    • XX, Philadelphia, PA, 1989
    • XI, London, 1990

Box 5

  • Bouchercon,
    • XXII, Pasadena, CA, 1991
    • XXIII, Toronto, 1992
    • XXIV, Omaha, NE, 1993
  • Cancer Institute 1954 Fundraiser, 1954
  • Cocktail Parties,
    • 1984-1985
    • 1985-1986
  • Conference,
    • Bloody Words, Toronto, Canada, 1999
    • International Edgar Allan Poe Conference, 1999
    • National, Tuxedo Park, NJ, 1961
  • Convention, 1948
  • Crime Book Fair, 1954
  • Crime Congress,
    • 2nd International,
      • Correspondence, 1977-1978
      • "I Love a Mystery Week," 1978
      • Publicity and Correspondence, 1978
      • General, 1977-1978
      • 3rd International, 1981
      • 4th Annual International,
        • Distributed Materials, 1988
        • Lottery, 1988
        • Mary Higgins Clark and Staff, 1987-1988
        • Responses, 1988
        • Sponsors, 1988
        • General, 1987-1988 (four folders)
      • 5th Annual International, 1991-1995
    • Edgar Awards and Dinner,
      • Annual Event,
        • 1946-1948
        • 1949 (two folders)
        • 1950
        • 1951
        • 1952
        • 1953
        • 1954
        • 1955
        • 1956
        • 1957

    Box 6

    • Edgar Awards and Dinner, (cont.)
      • Annual Event, (cont.)
        • 1958
        • 1959 (two folders)
        • 1960
        • 1961
        • 1962
        • 1963
        • 1964
        • 1965
        • 1967 (two folders)
        • 1968 (two folders)
        • 1968-1970
        • 1969
        • 1969-1970
        • 1971 (two folders)
        • 1972
        • 1973
        • 1974
        • 1979
        • 1980
        • 1982
        • 1983
        • 1984,
          • Nomination responses
          • General
        • 1985,
          • Scrolls
          • General
        • 1986,
          • Nominee Notifications and Responses
          • Scrolls
          • General
        • 1987,
          • Nominees' Responses
          • Program
          • General
        • 1989

    Box 7

    • Edgar Awards and Dinner, (cont.)
      • Annual Event, (cont.)
        • 1990
        • 1991
        • 1992,
          • Press Release, Schedule, and Invitation
          • General
        • 1993,
          • Banquet (two folders)
          • Seating for Banquet
        • 1994
        • 1995,
          • Photos
          • General
        • 1996
        • 1997,
          • Art/Printer Resource
          • Submission Letters (publishers)
        • 1998,
          • Sponsors
          • Submission Correspondence
        • 2000, Memorabilia
        • 2004-2008, Press Releases
      • Award Certificates, undated
      • Award Committee, 1990-1993
      • Banquet Tables and Attendance Seating, 1969-1996
      • Champagne Reception, 1995-1997
      • Edgar Cut, Bust Original Design, 1964, undated
      • Financial Details, 1984-1991
      • Inquiries, 1960-1965
      • Nominees and Award Recipients, 1956-1977
      • Press Releases, 1984-1999
      • Programs,
        • 1968-2003
        • 1999-2003
      • Publicity, 1952-1964
      • Scrolls,
        • 1957-1964
        • 1965-1966
        • 1981-1986
      • Seating List,
        • 1950-1991
        • 1968-1973
      • European Tour, 1958-1960
      • Festival, 1960

    Box 8

    • Festival of Books (WNYC), 1955-1957
    • Festival of Mysteries, Edgar Allan Poe Sesquicentennial and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centennial,
      • Correspondence, 1959
      • Correspondence and Publicity, 1959
      • Entries, 1959
      • Libraries, 1959
      • Releases and forms, 1959
    • Kids Love a Mystery Week, 2000-2001
    • Mystery Weekends,
      • 1984-1985
      • 1986
    • Mystery Weekends, Dinners, etc.,
      • 1987-1997
    • New York Is Book Country (NYIBC), 1985
    • Poe Night, 1998
    • Screenings, 1958-1963
    • Symposium and Workshop (Annual),
      • 1984, John Jay College
      • 1989, John Jay College
      • 1989, John Jay College, tapes
      • 1990, John Jay College
      • 1991, John Jay College
      • 1992-1998
      • 1993 (two folders)
      • 1994
      • 1995
      • 1996
      • 1997
    • Writing Courses,
      • Machlin, 1985
      • General,
        • 1953-1961
        • 1953-1964
        • 1953-1976
        • 1959, undated
        • 1963-1981
        • 1979
        • 1977-1983, undated
        • 1984-1985
      • General, 1988-1999

    IV. Printed Material, 1890-2003 (bulk 1945-2003)

    Box 9

    • Articles,
      • Titles, "But can you do that?" Publishers Weekly, 1958
      • General, 1999
    • Awards Advertising, 1961-1962
    • Bulletins, 1991-1997
    • Magazines and Newsletters,
      • Alfred Hitchcock's Mystery Magazine, January 2001
      • Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine,
        • Issues,
          • September/October 2001
          • December 2001
        • Mystery Calendar, 1976
      • Murder Ink, August/September 2000
      • Mystery Scene,
        • No. 4, August 1986
        • No. 5, September 1986
        • No. 6, November 1986
        • No. 7, January 1987
        • No. 8, March 1987
        • No. 9, April 1987
        • No. 10
        • No. 11
        • No. 13
        • No. 14
        • No. 15
        • No. 16
        • No. 19, January/February 1989
        • No. 20, March/April 1989
        • No. 21, May/June 1989
        • No. 23, October/November 1989
        • No. 24, January 1990
        • No. 25, March 1990
        • No. 26, June 1990
        • No. 27, October 1990
        • No. 28, January 1991
        • No. 29, April 1991
        • No. 30, July/August 1991
        • No. 31, October 1991
        • No. 32, December/January 1991/1992
        • No. 33, February 1992
        • No. 34, May/June 1992
        • No. 35, July/August 1992
        • No. 36, September/October 1992
        • No. 38, 1993
        • No. 39, 1993
        • No. 40, 1993
        • No. 41, 1993
        • No. 42, 1994
        • No. 43, 1994
        • No. 44, 1994
        • No. 45, January/February 1995
        • No. 46, March/April 1995
        • No. 47, May/June 1995
        • No. 48, July/August 1995
        • No. 49, September/October 1995
        • No. 50, November/December 1995
        • No. 51, January/February 1996
        • No. 52, March/April 1996

    Box 10

    • Magazines and Newsletters, (cont.)
      • Mystery Scene, (cont.)
        • No. 53, May/June 1996
        • No. 54, 1996
        • No. 55, 1996
        • No. 56, 1997
        • No. 57, 1997
        • No. 58, 1997
        • No. 59, 1997
        • No. 60, 1998
        • No. 61, 1998
        • No. 62, 1999
        • No. 63, 1999
        • No. 64, 1999
        • No. 65, 1999
        • No. 66, 2000
        • No. 67, 2000
        • No. 68, 2000
        • No. 69, 2000
        • No. 70, 2001
        • No. 71, 2001
        • No. 72, 2001
        • No. 73, 2001
        • No. 74, 2002
        • No. 75, 2002
      • Mystery Writers Annual,
        • Issues,
          • 1952
          • 1953
          • 1954
          • 1955
          • 1956
          • 1957
          • 1959
          • 1960
          • 1961
          • 1962
          • 1963
          • 1964
          • 1966
          • 1967
          • 1968
          • 1969
          • 1970
          • 1971
          • 1972
          • 1973
          • 1974
          • 1975
          • 1976
          • 1977
          • 1978
          • 1979
          • 1980
          • 1981
          • 1982
          • 1983
          • 1984
          • 1985
          • 1986
          • 1987
          • 1988
          • 1989
          • 1990
          • 1991
          • 1993
          • 1994
          • 1995
        • Advertisements,
          • 1963
          • 1963-1964 (also contains materials related to advertisements in a special Edgar Awards edition of The Third Degree)
          • 1964
          • 1964-1967
          • 1970
          • 1982
      • New Mystery, Spring 1995

    Box 11

    • Magazines and Newsletters,
      • The Saint, related correspondence, 1960-1965
      • The Strand Magazine, June-September 2002
      • The Third Degree (TTD),
        • Issues
          • Vol. 6, No. 12, December/January 1950-1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 1, February 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 2, March 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 3, April 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 4, May 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 5, June 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 6, July 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 7, August 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 8, September 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 9, October 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 10, November 1951
          • Vol. 7, No. 11, December 1951
          • Vol. 8, No. 1, January 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 2, February 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 3, March 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 4, April 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 5, May 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 6, June 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 7, July 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 8, August 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 9, September 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 10, October 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 11, November 1952
          • Vol. 8, No. 12, December 1952
          • Vol. 9, No. 1, January 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 2, February 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 4, April 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 7, July 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 8, August 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 9, September 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 10, October 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 11, November 1953
          • Vol. 9, No. 12, December 1953
          • Vol. 10, No. 2, February 1954
          • Vol. 25, No. 3, September-October 1969
          • Vol. 25, No. 4, November 1969
          • Vol. 26, No. 3, Summer 1970
          • Vol. 26, No. 4, November 1970
          • Vol. 27, No. 1, January 1971
          • December 1973
          • October 1977
          • February 1982
          • February 1985,
            • General
            • Edgar Allan Poe Awards Candidates Issue
          • April 1985
          • August 1985
          • September 1985
          • October 1985
          • November 1985
          • December 1985
          • January 1986
          • July/August 1986
          • October 1986
          • November 1986
          • December 1986
          • January 1987
          • February 1987
          • March 1987
          • April 1987
          • June 1987
          • Winter 1988
          • March/April 1988
          • July 1988
          • September 1988
          • January 1989
          • February 1989
          • March 1989
          • January 1992
          • February 1992
          • March 1992
          • April 1992
          • May 1992
          • June/July 1992
          • August/September 1992
          • October 1992
          • November 1992
          • December 1992
          • December 1993
          • January 1994
          • February 1994
          • March 1994
          • April 1994
          • May 1994
          • June/July 1994
          • August/September 1994
          • October 1994
          • November 1994
          • December 1994
          • January 1995
          • February 1995
          • March 1995
          • April 1995
          • May 1995
          • June-July 1995
          • September 1995
          • October 1995
          • November 1995
          • December 1995
          • January 1996
          • February 1996
          • March 1996
          • April 1996
          • May 1996
          • June/July 1996
          • August/September 1996
          • October 1996
          • November 1996
          • December 1996
          • April 1997
          • May/June 1997
          • July 1997
          • August 1997
          • September 1997
          • October 1997
          • December 1997
          • January/February 1998
          • March 1998
          • April 1998
          • May 1998
          • June 1998
          • September 1998
          • October 1998
          • November 1998
          • December 1998
          • January 1999
          • February 1999
          • August/September 2000
          • November 2000
          • December 2000
          • February 2001
          • March 2001
          • June 2001
          • October/November 2001
          • December 2001
          • January 2002
          • February 2002
          • March 2002
          • April 2002
          • May 2002
        • Related Materials, Correspondence and Press Clips,
          • 1949-1950
          • 1951-1967
          • 1996-1998

    Box 12

    • Newspaper Clippings
      • General,
        • 1956-1985
        • 1982
        • 1982-1985
        • 1986-2001, undated
        • 1991-1998
        • 1999-2003

    Box 28 (Oversize)

    • Newspaper Clippings (cont.)
      • General, (cont.)
        • 1983

    Box 29 (Oversize)

    • Newspaper Clippings (cont.)
      • General, (cont.)
        • 1945-1948, 1963

    Box 30 (Oversize)

    • Newspaper Clippings (cont.)
      • General, (cont.)
        • 1948-1955

    Box 12 (cont.)

    • Pamphlets and printed material, 1998-2002
    • Press Releases,
      • 1983-1999
      • 2000-2001, undated
    • Press Releases and Newspaper Clippings, 1956-1965
    • Programs, 1980-1995
    • Publicity,
      • 1946-1949
      • 1958-1959
      • 1958-1965 (includes two photos in envelope at back)
      • 1959-1960
      • 1960-1961
      • 1961-1962
      • 1963 (two folders; one contains a scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings)
      • 1964
      • 1965
      • 1970-1983
    • Publicity and Advertisement Space in Mystery Writers of America Publications, 1979-1980
    • Publicity and Articles, 1984-1985
    • Publicity Brochure and Announcement, undated
    • Research and Related Materials, 1984-1985

    Box 38 (Oversize)

    • The Liberty Boys of "76,"
      • August 1915
    • Old Cap. Collier Library, The Lawyer Detective; or, The Mystery at Three Oaks Ranch,
      • No. 379, August 4, 1890
    • Old Sleuth Library: Old Sleuth, Badger & Co.,
      • Vol. III No. 59, 1891
    • Pluck and Luck: Complete Stories of Adventure,
      • No. 170, September 4, 1901
    • Secret Service Old and Young King Brady, Detectives: The Bradys after the Tong Kings; or, The Red Lady of Chinatown,
      • No. 565, November 19, 1909
    • The Five Cent Wide Awake Library,
      • June 1890
    • Young Sleuth Library: Young Sleuth in Demijohn City; or, Waltzing William's Dancing School,
      • Vol. III No. 77, March 17, 1894
    • V. Writings, 1945-2009

    • "The Adventure of the Scarecrow and the Snowman," by Ellery Queen, text published 1998
    • Anthology Correspondence,
      • 1945-1950
      • 1954-1956
    • Anthology Rejections, 1953-1954
    • Anthology Titles, General, 1946-1977
    • Big Time Mysteries, Mystery Writers of America Junior Anthology, correspondence and related, 1957-1964
    • The Blue Religion: New Stories About Cops, Criminals, and the Chase, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Michael Connelly,
      • Shelf Copy, August 1, 2007
      • Author's 1st Proof, November 19, 2007

    Box 13

    • The Blue Religion: New Stories About Cops, Criminals, and the Chase, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Michael Connelly,
      • Author's 1st Proof, November 19, 2007
      • Edited Authors 1st Proof, November 19 - December 7, 2007
      • Photocopy of Edited Author's 1st Proof, November 19 - December 7, 2007
      • Unreviewed Copyedited Proof, undated, copyright 2008
      • Reviewed Copyedited Proof, undated, copyright 2008
      • Edited Proof, undated, copyright 2008 (two versions)
    • Chicago, by Bill Condon, screenplay, undated
    • A Choice of Murders, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, published by Charles Scribner's Sons, related correspondence, 1958-1959

    Box 14

    • "The Chronology Protection Case," recording draft of radio adaptation by Mark Shanahan (based on story by Paul Levinson), 2002
    • "Columbian Gold," by Henry Weiss, short story manuscript, undated
    • The Comfortable Coffin, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Richard S. Prather, permission agreements and related correspondence, 1960
    • Créme de la Crime, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, permission agreements and related correspondence, 1962
    • "Crime-Craft Series," Anthologies, British Editions, related correspondence and documents, 1958
    • Crime for Two, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Frances and Richard Lockridge, related correspondence, 1955
    • Crimes Across the Sea, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by John Creasey, related correspondence, 1964
    • Crooks Tour, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, Radio and Television adaptation, related correspondence and documents, 1954
    • "Diary of an Edgar," article by Laurie R. King, 1997
    • Dinner and Entertainment Skits and Scripts,
      • 1948-1951, undated
      • 1951, undated
    • Dolls are Murder, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Harold. Q. Masur, related correspondence and documents, 1953-1958
    • Eat, Drink, and be Buried, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Rex Stout, related correspondence and documents, 1956
    • For Love or Money, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Dorothy Gardiner, related correspondence and documents, 1957-1964
    • Four and Twenty Bloodhounds, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Anthony Boucher, related correspondence and documents, 1950-1965
    • Gangs of New York, by Jay Cocks, Steven Zaillian, and Kenneth Lonergan, screenplay, undated
    • "Hiroshi Hayakawa," by Otto Penzler, speech, undated
    • In the Shadow of the Master: A Celebration of Edgar Allan Poe, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Michael Connelly,
      • Shelf Copy, February 27, 2008
      • Copyedit, June 25, 2008
      • Shelf Copy, June 27, 2008
      • Shelf Copy, with correspondence from Harper Collins publisher, August 4-12, 2008

    Box 15

    • In the Shadow of the Master: A Celebration of Edgar Allan Poe, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Michael Connelly,
    • Shelf Copy, August 27, 2008
      • Copyedit, "complete," undated, copyright 2009
    • Insomnia, by H. Seitz, white production script, 2001
    • "The Jackstones," by Gloria Amoury, short story manuscript, undated
    • Law and Order: Special Victims Unit, "Waste," by Dawn DeNoon and Lisa Marie Petersen, television script shooting draft, 2002
    • The Lethal Sex, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by John D. MacDonald, 1959
    • Maiden Murders, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, related correspondence, 1952-1953
    • "Moriarity's Gang" et. al., no author, poetry, undated
    • Murder by Experts, radio drama anthology, related correspondence, 1949-1952
    • Murder Cavalcade, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, related correspondence, 1950-1954
    • The Mystery Writers Handbook, related correspondence and publication materials, 1973-1979
    • Mystery Writers of America, Boyd Corell, television series, related correspondence, 1961-1962
    • Mystery Writers of America Collaborative Novel, manuscript, undated
    • On a Raven's Wing: Stories in honor of Edgar Allan Poe's 200th Birthday, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Stuart M. Kaminsky,
      • Shelf Copy,
        • April 7, 2008
        • May 22, 2008

    Box 16

    • On a Raven's Wing: Stories in honor of Edgar Allan Poe's 200th Birthday, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Stuart M. Kaminsky,
      • Shelf Copy,
        • July 31, 2008
        • July 31 - August 25, 2008
        • Undated, copyright 2009
      • Copyedited proof, undated, copyright 2009 (two copies)
    • The Practice, "Goodbye" (Season Seven, Story #1146), by Peter Blake and David E. Kelley, manuscript draft, 2003
    • "A Preliminary Checklist of the Detective Novel and its Variants," compiled and annotated by Charles Shibuk, undated
    • The Prosecution Rests: New Stories About Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Linda Fairstein,
      • Shelf Copy, November 27, 2008

    Box 17

    • The Prosecution Rests: New Stories About Courtrooms, Criminals, and the Law, Mystery Writers of America Anthology, edited by Linda Fairstein,
      • Author's 1st Laser Proof, corrected, January 6, 2009 (two copies)
      • Copyedited Proof, undated, copyright 2009 (three copies)
      • Reviewed Copyedited Proof, undated, copyright 2009
      • Shelf Copy, undated, copyright 2009

    Box 18

    • Quantum Leap, "Dreams," by Deborah Pratt, television script, 1991
    • Short Story 'How To' Pamphlet, with accompanying stories, 1946-1951
    • Special Pictures, photocopied short scripts, undated
    • Who Killed Precious, by H.P. Jeffers, book jacket and portion of manuscript, 1991
    • The Wire, episode 101, "The Target," by David Simon, television script final shooting draft, 2001
    • You Killed Elizabeth, by Brett Halliday, derived from Twenty Great Tales of Murder (Mystery Writers of America Anthology), related correspondence, 1960-1961
    • VI. Regional Chapters, 1946-1999

    • Chicago,
      • 1946-1948
      • 1948-1949
    • DC Chapter Member List, undated
    • Florida Chapter Newsletter, "The Write Stuff" and "The Die-gest," 1992-1994
    • Midwest Chapter,
      • Newsletter, "Clues," 1987-1994
      • General, 1951-1954
    • New England Chapter,
      • Newsletter, "The Semi-Private Eye," 1987-1999
      • General, 1971
    • New York Chapter,
      • Newsletter, "The N.Y. Noose," 1990-1994
      • General, 1964
    • Northern California Chapter,
      • Graham, Roger P., Treasurer, Dispute, 1961-1963 (two folders)
      • Newsletter, "The Line-Up," 1987-1994
      • General,
        • 1946-1947
        • 1951-1954
        • 1957-1961
    • Northwest Chapter Newsletter, "A.P.B." 1987-1994
    • Regional Correspondence and Funds, 1980-1984
    • Regional Elections, 1960-1964
    • Rocky Mountain Chapter Newsletter, "Deadlines," 1987-1994
    • Southern California Chapter,
      • Newsletter, "March of Crime,"
        • 1961-1963

    Box 19

    • Southern California Chapter, (cont.)
      • Newsletter, "March of Crime," (cont.)
        • 1987-1994
      • Publicity, 1961
      • General,
        • 1946-1949
        • 1948-1954
    • Southwest Chapter Newsletter, "The Sleuth Sayer," 1987-1994
    • Tucson Satellite/Southern California Chapter, "The Crime Times," 1992-1994
    • Washington Satellite/New York Chapter, 1992
    • General, 1976-1981
    • VII. Subject Files, 1946-2008

    • American Mystery Theater, 1975-1978
    • Arquette, Kaitlyn, Murder, 1995-1996
    • Assistants, 1961-1965
    • Association of American Publisher (AAP), 1997
    • Association of Authors' Representatives, Inc. (AAR), 1994-1997
    • The Authors' League, 1946-1947
    • Author's Registry, 1996-1998
    • Baynard Kendrick, 1965
    • Boston University Archives, 1973-2008
    • Boucher, Anthony: Code for Mystery Reviewers, 1951
    • Brean, Herbert, Memorial Award, 1973
    • Chandler, Raymond, 1987
    • Chessman, Caryl, 1954-1959
    • Clerical Work, 1957-1959
    • Communism, 1951-1952
    • Cookbook, 1952
    • Crime Writers' Association (CWA),
      • Dues collection, 1998-1999
      • General,
        • 1957-1964
        • 1979
    • Discount tickets to Feldstein Mystery Theatre, 1964
    • Entertainment, Skits and Scripts, 1951, undated
    • Firearms, 1955
    • Gathings Committee, 1952
    • Japan Uni Agency, Japanese translation rights, 1978-1980
    • Literacy Project, 1991-1998
    • Miscellaneous newspaper clippings, correspondence, and related materials, 1984-1986
    • Moscow, Interpol, 1990-1991
    • Mystery Book Reviews, Awards, 1963
    • Mystery Fans (Famous), 1950-1962, undated
    • Open Projects, 1995-1998
    • Other Writers' Organizations, 1962-1965
    • Parker Bros.' "Clue," 1993
    • Photographic Subjects, business and permissions, 1957-1961

    Box 20

    • Postal Rate Increase, Richard Martin Stern, 1962 (two folders)
    • Privacy, 1964
    • Publications, 1948-1949
    • Radin, Edward D., Memorial, 1966
    • Radio Projects,
      • "The Web," 1950-1951
      • General, 1946-1948
    • Rates and Rights, 1956-1964
    • Reference Material, 1957-1960
    • Rental Library,
      • 1948-1953
      • 1948-1964
    • Screenwriters' Guild, 1952-1954
    • Series Characters, 1962-1964
    • Stationery, 1960-1966
    • Statistics, 1954-1964
    • Student Awards, 1951-1953
    • Television,
      • Capra, Frank, 1955-1957
      • Palmer, Stu, 1955-1958
      • Wisbar, Frank, 1954
      • General, 1957-1959
    • True Crime, 1949
    • Welch, Clarice, 1975-1981
    • VIII. Legal, 1949-1983

    • Censorship,
      • 1949-1950
      • 1952-1962
    • Comic Book Hearing, 1954
    • Copyright Law Revision, 1962-1963
    • Copyright Permissions, 1968-1983
    • Income Tax Law, RM Stern and other writers' organizations, 1961-1963
    • Narcotics, 1960
    • Permissions, 1957-1965
    • Rep. Lindsay Bill H.R. 9524, 1961-1962
    • Statements from Royalty Earnings,
      • 1967-1979
      • 1972-1981

    IX. Financial, 1946-1998, undated

    Box 21

    • Account Receipts and related documents, 1984-1986
    • Accountant,
      • Alfred E. Percival, 1965-1982
      • Joseph E. Segal, 1968-1970
    • Audits,
      • 1954-1962
      • 1971
    • Bank,
      • General, 1975-1982
      • Savings, 1968-1984
    • Bills,
      • General,
        • 1964
        • 1965
        • 1966
        • 1975
        • 1976
        • 1977
        • 1978
        • 1979
        • 1980 (two folders)
        • 1983 (two folders)
    • Check Stubs and Related documents,
      • 1958-1962

    Box 22

    • Ledgers,
      • 1955
      • 1956-1957
      • 1956-1958
      • 1958-1959 (2 ledgers)
      • 1958-1960
      • 1960-1974
      • 1962
      • 1963
      • 1973
    • Merchandise Orders, Crime Congress IV, 1988
    • Metro Seliger Invoices, 1986-1988
    • Money Receipt Booklet with stubs, 1963
    • Mutual Payroll Book, A Guide to Social Security and Withholding Tax Records,
      • 1960
      • 1961
      • 1962
      • 1963
      • 1964
      • 1965
    • Office Bills,
      • 1988
      • 1989

    Box 23

    • Office Bills
      • 1990
      • 1991
      • 1992
      • 1993
    • Outstanding Bounced Checks, 1998
    • Payroll, 1959
    • Pollinger Limited, Authors' Agency, 1969-1981
    • Promissory Note Stub Booklet, 1951-1958
    • Report to the Board (monthly),
      • 1985
      • 1986
      • 1987
      • 1988
    • Report of the Treasurer, 1963
    • Returns and Audits, 1967-1974
    • Robert L. Fish Memorial Fund, 1988-1994
    • Special Account, 1988-1990
    • Taxes,
      • Correspondence,
        • Classification and Status, 1946-1960
        • Return and Exempt Details, 1946-1958
        • General, 1959-1974
      • Federal, 1951-1955

    Box 24

    • Taxes, (cont.)
      • Forms and Financial Reports, 1952-1997
      • Income Tax, Statement for Legal Revision, undated
      • New York State, 1956-1965
      • Payroll, 1977-1983
      • General, 1948-1951
    • The Third Degree (TTD) Expenses,
      • 1986
      • 1987
      • 1988
      • 1989
      • 1990
      • 1991
      • 1992
      • 1993
    • Unemployment Insurance, New York State, 1953-1968
    • General,
      • 1959-1969
      • 1960-1991

    Box 25

    • Cancelled Checks,
      • 1964
      • 1972
      • 1973
      • 1976
      • 1978
      • 1979
      • 1980
      • 1984
      • 1985
      • 1986
      • 1987
      • 1988
      • 1989
      • 1990
      • 1991
      • 1992
      • 1993

    Box 26

    • Check Stubs and Related documents,
      • 1962-1965
      • 1965-1969
      • 1971-1972
      • 1979-1986
      • 1986-1989
      • 1990-1993
    • Corporate Income Tax, 1954-1987
    • Deposit Slips and Related documents,
      • 1984-1987
      • 1987-1993
    • Dreyfus Account,
      • General, 1990-1994
      • Special, 1990-1994
    • Statements and royalties, 1996-1998
    • Financial Report, 1974
    • Financial Statements (Annual), Joseph E. Segal Accountant, 1969-1974
    • Handbook for Employers with Key Forms, State of New York's Department of Labor, 1966-1967
    • Ledgers,
      • 1948-1950
      • 1954-1956

    Box 27

    • Ledgers,
      • 1961-1965

    Box 32 (Oversize)

    • Cash Receipt Journals,
      • June 1957-May 1962
      • May 1962-May 1968

    Box 33 (Oversize)

    • Cash Receipt Journals, (cont.)
      • May 1964-June 1967
      • June 1967-November 1970

    Box 34 (Oversize)

    • Cash Receipt Journals, (cont.)
      • January 1961-April 1964
      • December 1970-May 1974
      • May 1974-June 1977

    Box 35 (Oversize)

    • Cash Receipt Journals, (cont.)
      • July 1977-October 1979
      • September 1974-May 1981
      • March 1979-June 1983

    Box 36 (Oversize)

    • Cash Receipt Journals, (cont.)
      • July 1983-June 1986
      • January 1989-December 1990
      • June 1986-December 1988

    Box 37 (Oversize)

    • Cash Receipt Journals, (cont.)
      • 1981-1989

    X. Photographs, 1945-2002, undated

    Box 24

    • Edgar Awards Dinner,
      • Award Statues (negatives) and Crow, circa 1973-1978
      • Barry Zeman Old Photos, 1978, undated
      • Mounted Prints, undated
      • Thomas Cook Prints, undated
      • General,
        • 1971
        • c. 1965-1985 (contact sheets)
        • c. 1975-1990
        • 1978, undated
        • 1983 (color slides and negatives)
        • 1984 (with contact sheets)
        • c. 1985-1995 (Color Polaroids)
        • 1995 (two folders; one with contact sheets)
        • Undated (negatives)
    • Head Shots, Authors,
      • 1994, undated
      • ca. 1990-2000 (with negatives and clippings)
    • Head Shots and Other Promotional Images (Authors), 1949-1963, undated
    • Mystery Writers of Japan, undated
    • Presidents (Mystery Writers of America), 1945-1993
    • General,
      • 1945-1978, undated
      • 1948-1955
      • 1998-2002, undated

    Box 31 (Oversize)

    • Hal Mazur, undated
    • Dorothy Gardiner, undated
    • Unidentified, undated

    XI. Audio Visual, 1978-2002, undated

    Box 27

    • Audio Cassettes
      • Agents Panel, reels 1 and 2, undated (2 cassettes)
      • Audio-Tech Business Book Summaries, undated
      • Banquet, undated
      • Beastly Tales, Mystery Writers of America Anthology (4 cassettes)
      • Bouchercon 97: The 28th World Mystery Convention, Monterey, CA, October 30-November 2, 1997 (12 cassettes)
      • Celebrity Panel, undated (3 cassettes)
      • Comments from Seminar Attendees & Future of Direct Marketing, Nicholas Direct Inc., 1996
      • Creating the TV Series: MWA So-Cal Seminar, undated
      • Distant Danger: Selections from the Mystery Writers of America Anthology, Janwillem van de Wetering (editor), 1989 (4 cassettes)
      • Dorothy Salisbury Davis Lecture, undated
      • Earl Stanley Gardner Dinner, undated
      • Fact Crime Panel, 2nd International Congress of Crime Writers, March 17, 1978
      • Film and TV, undated
      • Holmes as a forensic Scientist, April 28, 1996
      • Making of the Bestseller, undated (2 cassettes)
      • Mary Higgins Clark, October 25, 1987
      • Mystery Writers of America
        • Fifteenth Annual Symposium, April 1993 (8 cassettes)
        • Eighteenth Annual Symposium/Workshop, New York, NY, April 24, 1996 (5 cassettes)
        • Nineteenth Annual Assembly, New York University School of Law, New York, NY, April 30, 1997 (7 cassettes)
        • Dinner,
          • Ruth Cavin, October 7, 1987
          • Donald & Abby Westlake, June 1, 1988
        • John Jay College, Physical Evidence, May 1989
        • Orientation, February 2, 2002 (5 cassettes)
        • Prichard Christie, April 1990
      • Mystery Writing is Murder, April 26, 1994 (6 cassettes)
      • Phyllis A. Whitney, March 8, 1986
      • A Quiet Ordinary Little Panel II, April 27, 1996
      • Short Fiction, undated
      • The Scientific Sleuth, April 28, 1996
      • The TRUE Cause of All Achievement, undated
      • Untitled, undated (1 cassette, one miniature MC 60 cassette)
      • Miniature MC-60 tape, no title, undated
    • Video Cassettes (VHS)
      • Case Reopened,
        • "The Black Dahlia," 1999
        • "The Zodiac," 1999
      • Cracker, Pilot and Part II, Episodes #101-102, on air master, undated
      • Law and Order: Criminal Intent, Episode E2127, "Tuxedo Hill," 2002
      • Monk, Episode T1108, "Mr. Monk Takes a Vacation," 2002
      • "Mystery Writers on Sunday Morning," undated (1 VHS tape, 1 Beta tape)
      • The Practice, Episode #7P22: "Goodbye," final air copy, undated
      • Sherlock Holmes Returns, air print, Kenneth Johnson (Director), June 16, 1993
      • "SJ Rozan," November 29, 1998
      • WGBH Mystery!,
        • #1416: Unnatural Causes, Episode 2, undated
        • #1429: Prime Suspect 3, Episode 1, undated
        • #1430: Prime Suspect 3, Episode 2, undated
        • #1431: Prime Suspect 3, Episode 3, undated
        • #1432: Prime Suspect 3, Episode 4, undated
      • The X-Files, Episode #2X20 "Humbug" XF220, Fox Broadcasting Publicity Stereo, December 8, 1995

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