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Africana Studies Program: Records, Files, and Reports, 1964- .


Committee Reports, 1969-

Catalog Number: 3.1.1


Box 1
Folder 1 CAAS: Organizational Information 1969-1971
2 CAAS: Appointment of Student Members 1971-1983
3 Afro-American Studies Committee 1976-1977
4 CAAS: 1976-1977
5 AASP: 1976-1977 Annual Report
6 Report of the Director of the Afro-American Studies Program for the academic year 1976-1977
7 Director's Report 1976-1977 (Exhibits) [A-B]
8 Director's Report 1976-1977 (Exhibits) [C-E]
9 Director's Report 1976-1977 (Exhibits) [F-H]
10 Black Professor Emeritus Project [1977]
11 Afro-American Studies Committee 1977-1978
12 AASP: 1977-1978 Annual Report
13 CAAS: 1977-1978
14 Afro-American Studies Committee 1978-1979
15 AASP: 1978-1979 Annual Report
16 CAAS: 1979-1980
17 CAAS: 1979-1980 Annual Report
18 CAAS: 1979-1980
19 0 CAAS: 1980-1981
20 CAAS: 1980-1981
21 CAAS: 1980-1982
22 CAAS: 1980-1981 Annual Report
23 1980-1981 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
24 CAAS: 1981-1982
25 CAAS: 1981-1982
26 CAAS: 1981-1982
27 CAAS: 1981-1982 Annual Report
28 1981-1982 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
29 CAAS: 1982-1983
30 CAAS: 1982-1983
31 CAAS: 1982-1983 Annual Report
32 1982-1983 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
Box 2
Folder 1 CAAS: 1983-1984
2 CAAS: 1983-1984 Annual Report
3 1983-1984 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
4 1984-1985 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
5 1985-1986 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
6 1986-1987 AAS program and course syllabi
7 1987-1988 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
8 1988-1989 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
9 1989-1990 AAS program and course syllabi
10 1990-1991 CAAS annual report and course syllabi
11 1991-1992 CAAS annual report and course syllabi

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Daybooks, 1976-1985

Catalog Number: 3.1.2


Box 1
Folder 1 September - December 1976 (1)
2 September - December 1976 (2)
3 January - March 1977 (1)
4 January - March 1977 (2)
5 April - June 1977 (1)
6 April - June 1977 (2)
7 July - October 1977 (1)
8 July - October 1977 (2)
9 November - December 1977 (1)
10 November - December 1977 (2)
11 January - February 1978 (1)
12 January - February 1978 (2)
13 March - June 1978 (1)
14 March - June 1978 (2)
15 July - November 1978 (1)
16 July - November 1978 (2)
17 December 1978 - February 1979 (1)
18 December 1978 - February 1979 (2)
Box 2
1 March - June 1979 (1)
2 March - June 1979 (2)
3 July - October 1979 (1)
4 July - October 1979 (2)
5 August - November 1979 (1)
6 August - November 1979 (2)
7 September - December 1980
8 December 1980 - July 1981 (1)
9 December 1980 - July 1981 (2)
10 July - December 1981 (1)
11 July - December 1981 (2)
12 January - June 1982 (1)
13 January - June 1981 (2)
14 July 1982 - June 1983 (1)
15 July 1982 - June 1983 (2)
16 July 1983 - June 1984 (1)
17 July 1983 - June 1984 (2)
18 July 1984 - June 1985 (1)
19 July 1984 - June 1985 (2)

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John Brown Russwurm Distinguished Lecture Series, 1977-

Catalog Number: 3.1.3


Box 1
Folder 1 Russwurm Lecture Series: General Info
2 Russwurm (Class of 1826) - Biographical articles
3 Russwurm Lectures-- Initiation of Series
4 Russwurm Lectures-- Initial Publicity
5 Russwurm Lecture Series: 1977 Compilation of articles and lectures
6 Russwurm Lecture: Carl Stokes 1/28/77
7 Russwurm Lecture: Vernon Jordan 2/24/77
8 Russwurm Lecture: Vincent Harding 3/22/77
9 Russwurm Lecture: James Farmer 4/14/77
10 Russwurm Lecture: Alfred Rattray 10/18/77
11 Russwurm Lecture: Kenneth Gibson 11/17/77
12 Russwurm Lecture: John Sengstack 4/20/78
13 Russwurm Lecture: Bayard Rustin 10/6/78
14 Russwurm Lecture: Shirley Chisolm 11/17/78
15 Russwurm Lecture: Benjamin Hooks 3/9/79
16 Russwurm Lecture: Kenneth Clark 4/10/79
17 Russwurm Lecture: Wade McCree 4/26/79
Box 2
Folder 1 Russwurm Lecture: William J. Wilson 9/27/79
2 Russwurm Lecture: Frances Fox Piven 11/5/79
MapcaseC Drawer C-12 Russwurm Lecture: Frances Fox Piven 11/5/79 - poster
Box 2
Folder 3 Russwurm Lecture: Robert Murray 4/16/80
4 Russwurm Lecture: Ivan Van Serima 11/10/80
5 Russwurm Lecture: Valdes (non-Bowdoin correspondence) 12/8/80
6 Russwurm Lecture: Parren Mitchell 4/16/81
7 Russwurm Lecture: John Gwaltney 11/5/81
8 Russwurm Lecture: Julian Bond 4/13/82
9 Russwurm Lecture: Eleanor Holmes-Norton 3/8/83
10 Russwurm Lecture: Sweet Honey in the Rock 3/3/84
11 Russwurm Lecture: Paule Marshall 11/8/84
12 Russwurm Lecture, 1985

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Albert C. Boothby Lecture Series, 1977-

Catalog Number: 3.1.4


Box 1
Folder 1 Boothby Lecture Series-- General Info
2 Albert C. Boothby (Class of 1929)-biographical articles
3 Boothby Lecture: Richard Blackett 10/6/77
4 Boothby Lecture: Lloyd Sealy 11/3/77
5 Boothby Lecture: Gerdes Fleurant 1/26/78
6 Boothby Lecture: Harold Cruse 3/7/78
7 Boothby Lecture: Jim Loving 4/13/78
8 Boothby Lecture: William C. King 9/28/78
9 Boothby Lecture: Selwyn Cudjoe 10/24/78
10 Boothby Lecture: Frank Pogue 1/28/79
11 Boothby Lecture: Benjamin Hacker 2/13/79
12 Boothby Lecture: Aaron Greeson 10/22/79
13 Boothby Lecture: T.J. Reddy 11/27/79
14 Boothby Lecture: Johnnella Butleb 12/6/79
15 Boothby Lecture: Reginald Jackson 3/12/80
16 Boothby Lecture: Henry LaBrie 3/18/80
17 Boothby Lecture: Baldave Singh 10/9/80
18 Boothby Lecture: Faith Mitchell 10/20/80
19 Boothby Lecture: Leahcim Semaj 10/30/80
20 Boothby Lecture: Johnetta Cole 3/23/81
21 Boothby Lecture: Hershelle Challenor 9/22/81
22 Boothby Lecture: Mary Ruth Warner 10/20/81
23 Boothby Lecture: Deborah McDowell 1/28/82
24 Boothby Lecture: Anselme Remy 4/19/82
25 Boothby Lecture: Manning Marable 10/14/82
26 Boothby Lecture: Douglas Daniels 9/27/82
27 Boothby Lecture: Cynthia Neverdon-Morton 11/1/82
28 Boothby Lecture: Michael Witter 11/15/82
29 Boothby Lecture: Johnetta Cole 3/24/83
30 Boothby Lecture: Carol Randolph (daughter of Herman Dreer '10) 4/19/83
31 Boothby Lecture: C. Valentine Carnegie 4/26/83
32 Boothby Lecture: Peter Phillips 9/13/83
33 Boothby Lecture: Bettye Collier-Thomas 11/10/83
34 Boothby Lecture: Dennis Brutus 2/17/84
35 Boothby Lecture: Sam Floyd 2/19/84
36 Boothby Lecture: Dallas Brown 4/23/84
37 Boothby Lecture: Maya Angelou 9/24/84
38 Boothby Lecture: Sybil Patterson 10/23/84
39 Boothby Lecture information, 1985-1987

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Guest Lectures and Special Programs, 1964-

Catalog Number: 3.1.5


Box 1
Folder 1 Afro-American Society -- Miscellaneous lectures
2 Afro-American Society:Reaganomics 3/15/82 (Johnson, Dana, Leonard, Goldstein)
3 Afro-American Studies: Dr. James H. Cone 2/3/78
4 AASP, History,Romance Languages: Ousmane Sembene Film Festival
5 Black Arts Festival: 1978
6 Black Arts Festival: February 1979
7 Black Arts Festival: 1981
8 Black Arts Festival Lecture: Gil Noble 2/27/81
9 Black Arts Festival: 2/12/82
10 Black Arts Festival: 2/6-12/83
11 Black Arts Festival: 1984
12 Bowdoin Colloquium:"Reagan Politics: Impact on Third World Nations"
13 Clarice Davis/Herman Dreer's Daughter
14-15 A Day Against Racism: In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. 1/20/81
16 Buchi Emecheta 10/10/84
17 English Dept./Afro-Am Studies: Derek Walcott 11/20/81
18 Films: 1981-1982
19 Alex Haley: 10/5/84
20 History, SCAR, AASP, Struggle and Change: Michelle Mugo 10/28/82
21 In Celebration of Black Culture: Maine and Beyond: USM Fall 1983
22 Martin Luther King, Jr. May 1964
23 Loretta Long 10/14/84
24 McCartney Lecture Series #1: John McCartney 10/7/76
25 McCartney Lecture Series #2: Gerald Talbot 11/9/76
26 McCartney Lecture Series #3: William Boyd 12/2/76
27 McCartney Lecture Series #4: Richard Barksdale 1/20/77
28 McCartney Lecture Series #5: Orde Coombs 2/3/77
29 McCartney Lecture Series #6: Patricia Jacobs 3/3/77
Box 2
Folder 1 National Newspaper Paper Publishers Assn. "Black Press of America" Workshop, Washington D.C. 3/16-3/19/77
2 Lea A. Rieber '21
3 Russwurm Funding Alumnae Giving 1980-1985
4 Say Amen, Somebody 2/24/84
5 Tallman Lecturer Search 1978-1979
6 Tallman Lecturer 1978-1979: John Walter/Government Department selection
7 Tallman Lecturer - Spring 1981 : Harold W. Cruise
MVHS Box 1 Bowdoin Graduation - 5/26/90
MVHS The Copasetics
MVHS David Driscoll
MVHS Interviews : 5/23/90
MVHS Lorie Ourlicht/Eleanor Burnette/Augustus Adair/Ed Bradley
MVHS Billy Taylor/Copasetics/Henry Cisneros
MVHS Billy Taylor Trio
M3/4" Box 1 Augustus Adair - HR1
M3/4" Henry Cisneros - HR2
M3/4" Anton Kucer - Interview - HR4 5/23/90
M3/4" Lorie Ourlicht - HR1
M3/4" Workshop Dance (Copasetics) 10/14/88

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John Walter Re-appointment, 1978-1979

Catalog Number: 3.1.6


Box 1
Folder 1 John Walter Re-appointment
2 Student Support
3 Spring 1978
4 Fall 1978
5 Spring 1979
6 Fall 1979
7 Mellon Grant and Others
8 Publicity, etc.

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Subject Files, 1976- , n.d.

Catalog Number: 3.1.7


Box 1
Folder 1 AASP Description Revision for Bowdoin Catalogue 2/27/81
2 Admissions and Student Aid Committee
3 Africa Network
4 Black Studies
5 Lynn Bolles
6 James Bowdoin Institute: Bowdoin General
7 CAAS, Afro-American Studies, Struggle and Change: "South Africa Awareness Week" 11/4-11/11/85
8 Bowdoin Alumnus: Alumni Magazine, Charles Calhoun
9 Chairmanship Of The Afro-American Studies Committee
10 Collegiate Divestment
11 Conference Fall 1982 (Patrick Smith Bowdoin College)
12 Conferences
13 Dedication RAAC Library: Herman Dreer Reading Room 2/11/82
14 Afro-American Studies and Afro-American Society events: 1970-1971 clippings
15 Afro-American Program and Afro-American Society events: 1972 clippings
16 Afro-American Program and Afro-American Society events: 1973 clippings
17 Afro-American Program and Afro-American Society events: 1974 clippings
18 Afro-American Society and Afro-American Program events: 1975 clippings
19 1976 Events
20 Freedom Struggle
21 Handouts
22 Jamaica: Dr. Inez Carnegie
23 Jamaica: Embassy Reception Bowdoin Alumni (John Walter)
24 Jamaica: Information Agency
25 Jamaica: Manley
26 Jamaica: Professor Exchange
27 Connecting the Struggles: Liberation in Africa
Oversize Box 5
Folder 3 Posters
Box 2
Folder 1 RAAC Library
2 Russworm Library Project
3 Self Study of the Afro American Studies Program
4 Political Economy of South Africa
5 South Africa Investment
6 Black Alumni Statistics (Wanda Fleming - August 1982) The Black Experience at Bowdoin College 1826-1982
7 1976 Survey of New England Colleges and Universities For Black Studies Programs (1)
8 1976 Survey of New England Colleges and Universities for Black Studies Programs (2)
9 1976 Survey of New England Colleges and Universities for Black Studies Programs (3)
10 Afro-American Studies Program: Twelve College Exchange
11 Video
12 Video: Bishop Desmond Tutu 3/7/85
13 John C. Walter - Old Syllabi
14 Certificate: Race Unity Day 12 June 1983
15 Provenance, background, and transparencies: Michael Waterman's portrait of Martin Luther King, Jr., 2000
16 30th Anniversary Celebration of the John Brown Russwurm African American Center, 2000 Apr 14-16
17 Symposium on Race, Justice, and the Environment 22-23 February 2002

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Clippings, 1970-1993, n.d.

Catalog Number: 3.1.8


Box 1 1970-1993, n.d.

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Posters, 1981- n.d.

Catalog Number: 3.1.9


Box 1
Folder 1 Dr. Mary Frances Berry. 19 Feb 1987
"El-Hajj Malik El Shabazz: A Tribute to Malcolm X" speaker: Gil Noble. 27 Feb 1981
"A Black Woman Writer Thinks Back Through Her Mothers" speaker: Paule Marshall. 8 Nov 1984
"Economic Recession, Women's Employment, and Affirmative Action" speaker: Eleanor Holmes Norton. 8 Feb 1983
Derek Walcott poetry reading. 20 Nov 1981
"Up From Malinowski: Native Anthropology & the New Pluralism" speaker: John Gwaltney. 5 Nov 1981
"Larry Ridley Trio." 11 Oct 1985
Maya Angelou. 21 Sep 1984
"Political Outlook for the 1980s" Julian Bond. 13 Apr 1982
Sonia Sanchez poetry reading. 10 Apr 1984
"Which Way America: Socialism of Fascism?" speaker: Amiri Baraka. 27 Apr 1988
Benjamin Hook. 1985
"Elizabeth Catlett: Her Life & Her Work" speaker: Dr. Samella Lewis. 8 Apr 1985
"African Extensions: A Photographic Search for African Survivals in the Americas." Reginald L. Jackson. 7-22 Mar 1981
"Forum: South America" speaker: Randall Robinson. 11 Feb 1986
"The African Basis of Cuban Culture" speaker: Rafael Lopez Valdes. 8 Dec 1980
"Rebuilding Cities: The Role of Black Political Involvement" speaker: Parren J. Mitchell. 16 Apr 1981
"A Day Against Racism: in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr." 20 Jan 1981
"South Africa: Voices of Resistance to Apartheid." speaker: Dennis Brutus. 17-18 Feb 1984
"20th Anniversary Symposia." 1988-1989
Folio Box A
Item 1 "Billy Taylor Trio." 28 April 1989 [framed]
2 "Blacklight" [performance]. 28-30 Apr 1990[?]. [framed]
3 "Ed Bradley: Past Present, and Future" signed by Bradley. 20 Oct 1988 [framed]
4 "Edwidge Danticat reading from her works." 29 Nov 1995 [framed]
5 "Everybody Knows the Real Thing, but Magic Brings Us Home: Notes for a Multicultural Age" signed by speaker Dr. Houston A. Baker, Jr. 10 Feb 1994 [framed]
Folio Box B
Item 1 "An Exploration of the Work of Eleanor Burnette." 12 Apr 1989 [framed]
2 "From Brownsville to Broadway" signed by speaker Nelson George. 14 Mar 1995 [framed]
3 "Gloria Naylor Speaks" signed by speaker. 8 Feb 1991 [framed]
4 "Hispanics in the Future of the United States" speaker: The Honorable Henry Cisneros. 28 Feb 1989 [framed]
Folio Box C
Item 1 "History as Fiction, Fiction as History, a Reading with Commentary" signed by speaker Michelle Cliff. 23 Oct 1995 [framed]
2 "Life After MoTown: Lecture and Poetry Reading" signed by speaker Patricia Smith. 7 Apr 1994 [framed]
3 "Making Room for Ourselves" signed by speaker Lorene Cary. 29 Jan 1992 [framed]
4 Ntozake Shange lecture signed by speaker. 13 Apr 1991 [framed]
Folio Box D
Item 1 "Race Matters" speaker: Cornel West. 15 Apr 1993 [framed]
2 "Remembering Anna Julia Cooper: A Century of Black Feminist Thought" signed by speaker Beverly Guy-Sheftall. 18 Sep 1995 [framed]
3 "Toni Morrison reading from her works." 21 Sep 1987 [framed]
4 "Women, Culture, and Politics" speaker: Angela Davis. 24 Feb 1990 [framed]
Oversize Box 6 "The African Presence in Ancient America" speaker: Ivan Van Sertima. 10 Nov 1980
Oversize Box 6 "A Day Against Racism in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr." 20 Jan 1981
Oversize Box 6 Essex Hemphill. 16 April n.y.
Oversize Box 6 "I Love Myself When I Am Singing:African-American Women and their Music." 17-19 Nov 1989
Oversize Box 6 "Hispanics in the Future of the United States: speaker: The Honorable Henry Cisneros. 28 Feb 1989
Oversize Box 6 "Ed Bradley: Past Present, and Future." 20 Oct 1988
Oversize Box 6 "An Exploration of the Work of Eleanor Burnette." 12 Apr 1989
Oversize Box 6 Poster with Russwurm's image, signature, and quotation from the 1827 Mar 16 "Freedom's Journal," for the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the John Brown Russwurm African-American Center, 2000 spring
Oversize Box 6 Establishing the Past: Problems in Nineteenth-Century African American Literary Studies (a one-day symposium, 2010 Apr 9)
Oversize Box 6 Miscellaneous posters

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