William Hobart Mitchell Papers

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William Hobart Mitchell papers
Creator: Mitchell, William Hobart
Call Number: D.418
Dates: circa 1908-2002
Physical Description: 48 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Arrangement
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Box 1
Box 2
Box 3
Box 4
Box 5
Box 6
Box 7
Box 8
Series II: Music career
Box 9
Box 10
Box 11
Box 12
Box 13
Box 14
Box 15
Box 15A
Box 15B
Box 15C
Box 15D
Box 15E
Box 15F
Series III: Writings
Box 16
Box 17
Box 18
Box 19
Box 20
Box 21
Box 22
Box 23
Box 24
Box 25
Box 26
Box 27
Box 28
Box 29
Box 30
Box 31
Box 32
Box 33
Box 34
Box 35
Box 36
Box 37
Box 38
Box 39
Box 40
Box 41
Box 42
Box 43
Box 44
Box 45
Box 46
Box 47
Box 48
Box 49
Series IV: Personal papers
Folder
Series V: Teaching materials
Folder
Collection Overview
Title: William Hobart Mitchell papers
Creator: Mitchell, William Hobart
Call Number: D.418
Dates: circa 1908-2002
Physical Description: 48 boxes
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
William Hobart Mitchell was born November 6, 1908 in New York City. Beginning at an early age, Mitchell surrounded himself with music. He served as a boy chorister in the Grace Church Choir School and went on to study voice both in New York City and later as a student at the University of Rochester (UR 1929). As a student at the University, Mitchell majored in English and was a member of the Theta Chi fraternity organization.

Upon graduating in 1929, Mitchell spent two years backpacking across the globe. He traveled throughout the United States singing on sixteen different radio station programs. While traveling, Mitchell wrote columns about his experiences for the Rochester Times Union newspaper. From San Francisco, he traveled to Japan and then on to Korea. While in Peking, China, he performed a concert at the Grand Hotel before leaving for Shanghai. Journeying from Thailand to India and then onto Europe, he finally returned to New York in 1931. Mitchell wrote a series of newspaper columns for various publications including the Daily Mail and the Christian Science Monitor reflecting on his travels. Once he returned, he attempted to turn his articles and travel notes into a published manuscript. His efforts were ultimately unsuccessful.

Mitchell continued to write non-fiction and fiction works during the early 1930s, as well as an epic poem titled Night Rain based upon his relationship with a woman named Vera that ended in 1932.

Mitchell enrolled in Columbia University's Master of Arts program and completed an American Literature degree in 1936. Afterwards he taught English courses at New York University for six years. During this time Mitchell also continued to explore his love of music and his interest in writing. He composed several pieces of lyrical poetry as well as a piece titled Second Symphony. Mitchell also began to collect newspaper clippings and document headlines of national and international events for a novel titled Hart Lausing. This unpublished novel appears to be semi- autobiographical and describes the personal and professional life of a New York University English professor.

In 1938, Mitchell married Claramary Greeley, whom he met through a friend while living in New York City.

Prior to the outbreak of World War II and continuing after the United States began its involvement in the conflict, Mitchell expressed his beliefs in pacifism by writing letters to local and national political figures, including President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, urging these leaders to reconsider their decision to engage in a military action.

After being drafted into the armed services in 1943, Mitchell appealed to the draft board as a conscientious objector and served his time in a Civilian Public Service unit stationed at Rochester New York's Strong Hospital. While there, Mitchell was compelled to participate in several experiments, including the effects of low protein diets on young men. During his service, Mitchell continued to sing and held performances for his fellow servicemen.

After completing his service, Mitchell continued work on his novel Hart Lausing and in 1945 began touring colleges and universities and singing in their church services. He continued to perform regularly until 1962. During this period Mitchell wrote and recorded his most famous piece, "Sermon in Song" which offered small churches, which could not afford live music, the opportunity to share with their congregations recorded selections suitable for most religious occasions.

Interested in expanding this opportunity, in 1954, Mitchell formed Chancel a company dedicated to helping those in the religious community utilize sacred music. This company published newsletters as well as led community programs for youth in a local YMCA. Also in 1954, Mitchell recorded a series titled "Poetry in Song" on various stations owned by the National Association of Educational Broadcasters. Mitchell continued to record these pieces each year through 1959. While preparing these records, Mitchell also wrote numerous articles, many of which were published by religious publications such as Motive Magazine. He also continued to explore his interest in the application of music in therapeutic healing.

In 1963, Mitchell returned to teaching and joined the faculty at Mitchell College in New London, Connecticut.

In the late 1960s and early 1970s, Mitchell began to research the experiences of other conscientious objectors of World War II. He gathered materials published from the War Resister's League, copies of the Reporter and Information published by the American Friends Service Committee, as well as newspaper clippings documenting the pacifism movement in the United States before, during and immediately following the war. Drawing on his own experiences as well as those who served in other Civilian Public Service units, Mitchell wrote the book We Would Not Kill. Friends United Press published the book in 1983.

After the death of his wife, Claramary in January 1966, Mitchell began to court Jean North. North began working with Mitchell in 1955, shortly after he formed Chancel. The two married in June 1966 and traveled extensively throughout Europe, as well as to Corfu and Sri Lanka, and William conducted research and wrote about countries he and Jean visited. Both kept travel notebooks. After their trip to Salzburg, Mitchell began writing Salzburg Christmas, which he completed in 1980, but never succeeded in getting published. During this same period, Mitchell wrote several other unpublished manuscripts about his travels.

Beginning in 1984, Mitchell researched and conducted interviews with several dozen craftspeople in the greater New York state area. These interviews culminated in published articles appearing in the Sunday Bulletin and the Daily News.

William Hobart Mitchell died ca. 2002 at the age of ninety-four.

Scope and Content
The William Hobart Mitchell Papers are comprised of five series: Correspondence, Music Career, Writings, Personal Papers and Teaching Materials. The largest body of correspondence contains letters written between Mitchell and his first wife, Claramary (Clerky), that document their courtship in the mid 1930s as well as William's time in the Civilian Public Service unit during World War II. The majority of the letters relate to William's musical tours of universities and colleges throughout the United States between the late 1940s and the early 1960s. This group of letters shares William's experiences during his travels as well as documenting Claramary's everyday life in New York City and later in Rye, New York.

The second group of letters comprises exchanges between two different women, Frances Bingham and a woman named Vera, whom William courted before marrying Claramary in 1938. The third group are between William and his mother and date from 1934 through 1958. They document changes both in William's life as well as those of his family members. The fourth group of letters was exchanged between William and his friends and associates from 1931 through 1960.

Also included in the Correspondence series are a number of letters between William and various publishers from 1934 through 1990 while attempting to get different manuscripts published.

The second series, Music Career, includes choral programs from William's tours of universities and colleges between 1929 and 1957 and the newspaper coverage and reactions he garnered. These programs feature William's "Sermon in Song" piece that combined a musical melody with a religious message. Also included in this series are recordings of William's "Sermon in Song" pieces captured both on reel-to-reel tape and copied onto cassette tapes.

The business records from Chancel document the rise in use of recorded music in religious services. This company published a record catalog as well as analyzed musical pieces composed for Church services.

Articles William wrote and published in Motive Magazine and the Christian Science Monitor about the use of recorded music in Church services comprise another group of documents in this series. Promotional headshots and negatives are included.

The third series, Writings, document William's earliest passion and career goal. His reflections on his two year backpacking trip around the world are divided into six parts: "Rochester to Peiping", "Peiping to Darjeeling", "India to Rochester", "Peiping to Penang", "Penang to Port Said" and "Cairo." Travel notes, unbound manuscripts and bound volumes are included, as well as newspaper clippings of articles published in the Rochester Times Union, the Daily Leader and the Christian Science Monitor that he wrote while traveling.

William's epic poem Night Rain is included in this series, as is the body of correspondence exchanged with Vera that inspired the poem's creation. Notes, background research and drafts of William's war novel Hart Lausing begun in the late 1930s comprise another body of writing. William's Second Symphony and several lyrical poems are also included.

William's travels in the 1970s and 1980s inspired him to write about Sri Lanka and its customs, as well as the people of Oaxaca, Mexico and Corfu. The manuscripts are included in this series, as are numerous interviews and published articles William conducted and wrote about craftspeople living in the greater New York area.

Most significant in this series is William's published book We Would Not Kill, which documents his experiences and those of other conscientious objectors during World War II. In addition to drafts of his book and correspondence with publishers, background notes and research materials are also included in this series.

Materials related to William's years teaching at New York University and later Mitchell College comprises the fourth series. These documents include a small body of correspondence between William, colleagues, and students, as well as student work and the Mitchell College yearbook from 1968.

The fifth series includes William's personal papers and document his early life as a school boy through his time at the University of Rochester, a small body of correspondence pertaining to his marriage to Claramary Greeley in 1938, and insurance claim after she died in 1966.

Arrangement
Series I. Correspondence

Series II. Music Career

Series III. Writings

Series IV. Personal Papers

Series V. Teaching Materials

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Correspondence
Photographs
Travel writing
Essays
Mitchell, William Hobart
Musicians
Immediate Source of Acquisition
William Hobart Mitchell made a gift of his personal papers in 1970, with subsequent donations in 1974, 1980, and the 1990s.Access
The William Hobart Mitchell papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
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Content List
Series I: Correspondence
Box 1
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Frances Bingham, 1935
2. William H. Mitchell and Frances Bingham, January 1936- July 1937
3. William H. Mitchell and Frances Bingham, Undated
4. William H. Mitchell and Friends, ca. 1931-1941
5. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1931-1934
6. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1935-1936
7. William H. Mitchell and Friends, July- November 1937
8. William H. Mitchell and Friends, ca. 1934- 1945
9. William H. Mitchell and Friends, January 1938- July 1939
10. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1940- 1941
11. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1942
12. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1943- 1945
13. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1946
14. William H. Mitchell and Friends, May 1947- 1948
Box 2
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1949- 1953
2. William H. Mitchell and Friends, 1954- 1960
3. William H. Mitchell and Mother, July- September 1929
4. William H. Mitchell and Mother, October 1929- March 1931
5. William H. Mitchell and Mother, ca. 1934-1936
6. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1937- 1939
7. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1940- 1941
8. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1942- 1943
9. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1944- 1946
10. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1947- 1948
11. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1949- 1950
12. William H. Mitchell and Mother, September 1952- 1954
Box 3
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1955- 1956
2. William H. Mitchell and Mother, 1957- 1958
3. William H. Mitchell and Mother, Undated
4. Unidentified Correspondents
5. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, January 1943
6. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, August- October 1943
7. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, November 1943
8. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, December 1943
9. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, January 1944
10. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February 1944
11. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, March 1944
12. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April 1944
13. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, May 1944
14. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, June 1944
15. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, July 1944
16. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, August 1944
17. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, September 1944
18. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October 1944
Box 4
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, November 1944
2. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, December 1944
3. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, January 1945
4. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February 1945
5. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, March 1945
6. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, ca. April 1945
7. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, May- July 1945
8. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, ca. 1946- 1954
9. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, March-August 1946
10. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April- December 1947
11. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April- August 1948
12. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October 1949
13. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, January- March 1950
14. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April- October 1950
15. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, ca. 1951
16. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- March 1951
Box 5
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October 1951
2. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- April 1952
3. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, June- July, October- November 1952
4. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- June 1953
5. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October- November 1953
6. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, March- April 1954
7. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, August- October 1954
8. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- April 1955
9. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, May- June 1955
10. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October 1955
11. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- March 1956
12. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April 1956
13. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, June 1956
14. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, September- October 1956
15. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, November 1956
Box 6
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- March 1957
2. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April- May 1957
3. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, June- July 1957
4. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October 1957
5. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, November 1957
6. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- March 1958
7. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April 1958
8. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, May 1958
9. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October- December 1958
10. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- March 1959
11. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April, June, September- October 1959
12. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- March 1960
13. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, April- November 1960
Box 7
Folder
1. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, February- April 1961
2. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, June- September 1961
3. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, October 1961
4. William H. Mitchell and Claramary, ca. 1962- 1966
5. William H. Mitchell and Jean North, 1966, Undated
6. William H. Mitchell and Jean Mitchell to Others, 1976- 1979
Box 8
Folder
1. Choral Performances, 1947- 1949
2. Choral Performances, 1950- 1951
3. Choral Performances, 1952- 1953
4. Choral Performances, 1954- 1955
5. Choral Performances, 1956- 1957
6. Choral Performances, 1958- 1960
7. Choral Performances, 1961- 1963, Undated
8. Publishers, 1931- 1941
9. Publishers, 1968- 1977
10. Publishers, 1977-1978
11. Publishers, 1979- 1983
12. Publishers, Undated
Series II: Music career
Box 9
Folder
1. Performance Requests, 1943, 1944
2. Performance Schedule, 1945- 1948
3. Materials related to composing "Poetry in Song"
4. "Sermon in Song" "Poetry in Song" Concert Schedules, 1945- 1962
5. Concert Programs, 1929- 1939
6. Concert Programs, 1940- 1946
7. Concert Programs, 1947
8. Concert Programs, 1948
9. Concert Programs, 1949- 1951
10. Concert Programs, 1952- 1953
11. Concert Programs, 1955
12. Concert Programs, 1956- 1957
13. Concert Programs, 1958- 1961, 1988, Undated
14. Concert Programs, Undated
15. Newspaper Coverage, 1947- 1948
Box 10
Folder
1. Newspaper Coverage, 1949
2. Newspaper Coverage, 1950
3. Newspaper Coverage, 1952- 1957
4. Newspaper Coverage, 1958- 1962
5. Newspaper Coverage, Undated
6. Reactions to William H. Mitchell Mitchell Concerts, 1942- 1945
7. Reactions to William H. Mitchell Mitchell Concerts, 1947- 1952
8. Reactions to William H. Mitchell Mitchell Concerts, 1953- 1964
9. Reactions to William H. Mitchell Concerts, Undated
10. Articles related to William H. Mitchell Concerts, ca. 1961
11. Materials related to "Poetry in Song" Bulletin Copyright
12. Materials related to "Poetry in Song" Bulletin Subscriptions, ca. 1960- 1962
13. Materials related to "Poetry in Song" Bulletin Subscriptions, ca. 1963- 1964
Box 11
Folder
1. "Poetry in Song" Bulletin, 1948- 1955
2. "Poetry in Song" Bulletin, 1956- 1964
3. Poetry in Music Song Sheets
4. Notes and Drafts of Choral Sermons
5. Choral Services and Choral Sermons
6. Carol Services
7. Copies of Music and Materials for Choral Sermons
8. Materials related to "Poetry in Song" Recordings on National Association of Educational Broadcasters, 1954- 1956
9. Materials related to "Poetry in Song" Recordings on National Association of Educational Broadcasters, ca. 1956- 1959
10. "Poetry in Song" Transcripts Recorded on National Association of Educational Broadcaster Stations
11. Articles related to Use of Recorded Music in Worship, ca. 1955- 1956
12. Materials related to Music as Therapy
13. Notes and Draft "Prayers for Healing"
14. Poem Song Settings
Box 12
Folder
1. Music Sequences related to Meditation Volumes
2. Meditation Music Recording Transcripts, Records 1-3
3. Materials and Bibliography of Musical Songs set to Walt Whitman Poetry
4. Articles Published in Christian Science Monitor, 1931, ca. 1935
5. Music Journals, 1951- 1953 Folder 6. Drafts and Published Articles submitted to Motive Magazine, 1952- 1955
7. Drafts and Published Articles submitted to Motive Magazine,1956
8. Drafts and Published Articles submitted to Motive Magazine, 1957- 1958
9. Drafts, Undated
10. Various Publications, ca. 1952- 1954
11. Materials related to talk for College Religious Emphasis Week, Undated
12. "Sermon in Song" Song List Bound Notebooks
Box 13
Folder
1. Background Note on Creation of "Sermon in Song"
2. "Advent" Sermon in Song
3. "Harvest" Sermon in Song
4. "Lenten" Sermon in Song
5. "Pharisaism" Sermon in Song
6. "Prayer" Sermon in Song
7. "Psalm" Sermon in Song
8. "Spirituals" Sermon in Song
9. "Spring" Sermon in Song
10. "Stream-of-Life" Sermon in Song
11. "Work" Sermon in Song
12. Formation of Chancel Inc., 1954 (Folder 1 of 2)
13. Formation of Chancel Inc., 1954 (Folder 2 of 2)
Box 14
Folder
1. Chancel Tax- Exempt Status, 1957-1971
2. Chancel's Basic Library of Recordings for Use
3. Chancel Record Catalogs, 1954- 1962
4. Materials Provided by Chancel for use of Recorded Music in Church Services
5. Analyses of Recordings received by Chancel (Folder 1 of 2)
6. Analyses of Recordings received by Chancel (Folder 2 of 2)
7. Requests of Recorded Music, Undated
8. Chancel Inc., Correspondence, 1954- 1956
9. Chancel Inc., Correspondence, 1957
10. Chancel Inc., Correspondence, 1958- 1962, Undated
11. Sacred Recorded Music Guild Newsletter, June 1957- February 1958
12. Sample Music Programs to be used in Church Services
13. Materials related to Chancel's relationship to Department of the Denominations
14. Materials related to YWCA Program in New York, ca. 1966
15. Scrapbook pages
Box 15
Folder
1. Headshots
2. Negatives and Photographs
Wood cut-out
Box 15A
Record Box I
Box 15B
Magnetic Box II: National Association of Educational Broadcasting Recordings, ca. 1954- 1959
Box 15C
Magnetic Box III: National Association of Educational Broadcasting Recordings, ca. 1954- 1959
Box 15D
Magnetic Box IV: National Association of Educational Broadcasting Recordings, ca. 1954- 1959
Box 15E
Magnetic Box V: National Association of Educational Broadcasting Recordings, ca. 1954- 1959
Box 15F
Magnetic Box I: National Association of Educational Broadcasting Recordings, ca. 1954- 1959
Series III: Writings
Box 16
Folder
1. Sri Lanka Trip, ca. 1977 (Folder 1 of 3)
2. Sri Lanka Trip, ca. 1977 (Folder 2 of 3)
3. Sri Lanka Trip, ca. 1977 (Folder 3 of 3)
4. Travel Notebooks (Folder 1 of 2)
5. Travel Notebooks (Folder 2 of 2)
6. Manuscript Notes and Drafts (Folder 1 of 5)
7. Manuscript Notes and Drafts (Folder 2 of 5)
Box 17
Folder
1. Manuscript Notes and Drafts (Folder 3 of 5)
2. Manuscript Notes and Drafts (Folder 4 of 5)
3. Manuscript Notes and Drafts (Folder 5 of 5)
4. Manuscript Draft, pages 2- 100
5. Manuscript Draft, pages 101- 268
6. Appendices
The Land of the Full Moon, Bound Manuscript
Box 18
Folder
1. The Witch's Curse, Manuscript, ca. 1930
2. William H. Mitchell and Vera, August 1931- June 1932
3. William H. Mitchell and Vera, August- December 1932
4. William H. Mitchell and Vera, January- September 1933
5. William H. Mitchell and Vera, October- December 1933, September 1934
6. Night Rain Draft
Night Rain, Bound Manuscript
Box 19
Folder
1. Maps Charting 1929 Backpacking Trip
2. Correspondence, July- October 1929, May 1932
3. Travel Notes, Nashville, Memphis, New Orleans
4. Travel Notes, Mexico
5. Travel Notes, California
6. Travel Notes, Hawaii
7. Travel Notes, Japan
8. Travel Notes, Java
9. Travel Notes, Java, Indonesia
10. Travel Notes, Bali
11. Travel Notes, Shanghai to Singapore
Box 20
Folder
1. Travel Notes, Shanghai
2. Travel Notes, Penang
3. Travel Notes, Seoul to Peiping
4. Travel Notes, Peking, Peiping
5. Travel Notes, Peiping
6. Travel Notes, Bangkok
7. Travel Notes, Sumatra
8. Travel Notes, Indo-China
9. Travel Notes, India
10. Travel Notes, Angkor
11. Travel Notes, Penang, Rangoon
12. Travel Notes, Darjeeling
13. Travel Notes, Benares, Agra
14. Travel Notes, Bombay, Chingleput
Box 21
Folder
1. Travel Notes, Caylon, Port Said
2. Travel Notes, Cairo
3. Travel Notes, Luxor
4. Travel Notes, Cairo, Greece
5. Travel Notes, Corfu, Albania, Budapest
6. Travel Notes, Vienna, Salzburg
7. Travel Notes, Switzerland, Munich
8. Travel Notes, Italy
9. Travel Notes, France
10. Travel Notes, Europe to Baton Rouge
11. Travel Notes, Baton Rouge to Rochester
Box 22
Folder
1. Travel Notes, General
2. Travel Notes, Addenda
3. Articles, 1929- 1931
4. Photographs, ca. 1927- 1931
Box 23
Folder
1. Rochester to Peiping Manuscript, pages 1- 150
2. Rochester to Peiping Manuscript, pages 151- 303
3. Rochester to Peiping Manuscript, pages 304- 462
4. Rochester to Peiping Manuscript, pages 463- 600
5. Rochester to Peiping Manuscript, pages 601- 739
6. Peiping to Darjeeling Manuscript, pages 185- 345
Box 24
Folder
1. Peiping to Darjeeling Manuscript, pages 535- 855
2. Peiping to Darjeeling Manuscript, pages 1204- 1351 Folder 3. India to Rochester Manuscript, pages 740- 901
4. India to Rochester Manuscript, pages 902-1050
5. India to Rochester Manuscript, pages 1051- 1118
Box 25
Rochester to Peking Bound Manuscript, copy 1
Rochester to Peking Bound Manuscript, copy 2
Box 26
Peking to Darjeeling Bound Manuscript
Peiping to Penang Bound Manuscript
Box 27
Penang to Port Said Bound Manuscript
Cairo to Bound Manuscript
Box 28
Banares to Rochester Bound Manuscript
Whitman's House of Thought, a collative study of the 1855 and 1856 editions of Leaves of Grass, Master of Arts Thesis, Columbia University, June 1936, Bound Manuscript
Box 29
Folder
1. Notes for Second Symphony, ca. 1937
2. Material related to Second Symphony, ca. 1937
3. Second Symphony Manuscript, ca. 1937
4. Lyrical Poetry Manuscripts, ca. 1937
Box 30
Folder
1. Materials from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990
2. Notes from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990 (Folder 1 of 6)
3. Notes from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990 (Folder 2 of 6)
4. Notes from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990 (Folder 3 of 6)
5. Notes from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990 (Folder 4 of 6)
6. Notes from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990 (Folder 5 of 6)
7. Notes from Interviews, ca. 1984- 1990 (Folder 6 of 6)
Box 31
Folder
1. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (A-B), ca. 1984- 1990
2. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (C-F), ca. 1984- 1990
3. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (G-K), ca. 1984- 1990
4. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (L-M), ca. 1984- 1990
5. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (O-R), ca. 1984- 1990
6. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (S), ca. 1984- 1990
Box 32
Folder
1. Notes and Drafts from Interviews (T-Z), ca. 1984- 1990
2. Notes and Drafts from Interviews with Unidentified Persons, ca. 1984- 1990
3. Newspaper Articles, 1982- 1985
4. Newspaper Articles, 1986- 1987
5. Newspaper Articles, 1988
6. Newspaper Articles, 1989
7. Newspaper Articles, 1990, Undated
8. Correspondence related to Craftspeople Articles, 1982- 1989, Undated
9. Notes used in Two Spiritual Healing Workshops, ca. April 1990
Box 33
7 Bound Travel Notebooks
Folder
1. Research Notes
2. Research Materials: Archeology
3. Research Materials: Mexican Churches
4. Research Materials: Oaxaca, Mexico Colonial Period
5. Research Materials: Craftspeople
6. Research Materials: Dancing
7. Research Materials: Fiestas
8. Research Materials: Indians
9. Research Materials: Markets
10. Research Materials and Draft: Music of Oaxaca, Mexico
11. Research Materials: Villages
12. Manuscripts and Published Articles
13. Photographs of Oaxaca, Mexico, ca. 1955
Box 34
Folder
1. Draft Manuscript (Folder 1 of 4)
2. Draft Manuscript (Folder 2 of 4)
3. Draft Manuscript (Folder 3 of 4)
4. Draft Manuscript (Folder 4 of 4)
5. Edited Sections of Draft Manuscript
Oaxaca Sojourn, Bound Manuscript
6. Correspondence with Publishers, 1974- 1985
7. Correspondence with Publishers, 1987- 1990, Undated
Box 35
9 Bound Travel Notebooks, ca. 1966- 1970
Beside the River Salzburg, Bound Manuscript, Undated
Box 36
Folder
1. Background Material, ca. 1980 (Folder 1 of 3)
2. Background Material, ca. 1980 (Folder 2 of 3)
3. Background Material, ca. 1980 (Folder 3 of 3)
4. Draft Manuscript "Salzburg Christmas", Chapters 1- 10, ca. 1980
5. Draft Manuscript, "Salzburg Christmas", Chapters 11- 28, ca. 1980
6. Draft Manuscript, "Salzburg Christmas", Chapters 29- Conclusion, ca. 1980
7. Salzburg Christmas, Bound Manuscript, ca. 1980
8. Materials related to Publishing Crafts and Folklore in Salzburg, 1982, 1984, Undated
Box 37
Folder
1. Materials related to Cordfu, Undated
2. Draft Manuscript Corfu: Treasured Island, Chapters 1- 10, Undated
3. Draft Manuscript Corfu: Treasured Island, Chapters 11- 26, Undated
4. Draft Manuscript Corfu: Treasured Island, Chapters 26- Conclusion, Undated
5. Corfu: Treasured Island Bound Manuscript, Undated
6. Correspondence with Publishers, 1982- 1983
Tuscan Fall Bound Manuscript, Undated
Box 38
Folder
1. Correspondence with Publishers related to Tuscan Fall, 1975- 1983, Undated
2. Is there a God? Manuscript, ca. 1968
3. Correspondence with Publishers related to Is there a God?, 1974- 1985, Undated
4. Incomplete Manuscripts, Undated (Folder 1 of 2)
5. Incomplete Manuscripts, Undated (Folder 2 of 2)
6. Manuscript: Quaker Faith
7. Casa Colonial Manuscript pages 1- 42, ca. 1973
8. Casa Colonial Manuscript pages 43- Conclusion, ca. 1973
Short Stories and Articles, Bound Volume, Undated
Box 39
Folder
1. Original Issues and Copies of Information, December 1943- March 1944
2. Original Issues and Copies of Information, April- December 1944
3. Original Issues and Copies of Information, 1945- 1946
4. Research Notes from Information, May 1942- December 1944
5. Research Notes from Information, 1945- 1946
6. Original Issues and Copies of Reporter, July 1942- August 1943
7. Original Issues and Copies of Reporter, October 1943- 1944
8. Original Issues and Copies of Reporter, 1945- 1946, Undated
9. Research Notes from Reporter, July 1942- 1943
10. Research Notes from Reporter, 1944- March 1947
11. Copies of Conscientious Objector and Notes
Box 40
Folder
1. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (Folder 1 of 11)
2. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (Folder 2 of 11)
3. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (Folder 3 of 11)
4. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (Folder 4 of 11)
5. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (Folder 5 of 11)
6. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (Folder 6 of 11)
7. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (folder 7 of 11)
Box 41
Folder
1. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (folder 8 of 11)
2. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (folder 9 of 11)
3. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (folder 10 of 11)
4. Published Materials related to Being Conscientious Objector, ca. 1937- 1947 (folder 11 of 11)
5. Copies of "Who's Who in CPS 52" Newsletter, ca. 1942
6. "Foreign Service Bulletin", September 1944- December 1945
Box 42
Folder
1. Copy of Civil Public Service (CPS) Newsletter, October 28, 1943 and Notes related to other issues of CPS, 1942- 1944
2. Research Notes taken on Issues of Conscientious Objector, ca. 1941- 1944
3. Research note cards
4. Research notes
5. War Resisters League Materials and Publications
6. Copies of "Pocomoke Opinion", 1944
7. School of Non-Violence Materials, ca. 1944
8. American Friends Service Committee Materials
9. Correspondence, 1970- 1972
10. Newspaper Clippings
11. Copies of Time Magazine, ca. 1940- 1943
12. Draft, We Would Not Kill, 1-49
13. Draft, We Would Not Kill, 50- 95
Box 43
Folder
1. Pages, 1- 97
2. Pages, 98- 167
3. Pages, 168- 239
4. Pages, 240- 314
5. Pages, 315- 338
Box 44
Folder
1. Draft Manuscript, pages 1- 68
2. Draft Manuscript, pages 69- 118
3. Draft Manuscript, pages 119- 167
4. Draft Manuscript, pages 168- 222
5. Draft Manuscript, pages 223- 251
6. Draft Manuscript, pages 281- 338
7. Correspondence with Publishers, 1972- 1975
8. Correspondence with Publishers, 1976- 1978
9. Correspondence with Publishers, 1979- 1986
10. Friends United Press Publication Announcements, 1983- 1984, Undated
11. Photographs of William H. Mitchell after Publication of We Would Not Kill
12. We Would Not Kill, 1983
Box 45
Folder
1. Material related to Conscientious Objector Status, 1943- 1945 (Folder 1 of 3)
2. Material related to Conscientious Objector Status, 1943- 1945 (Folder 2 of 3)
3. Material related to Conscientious Objector Status, 1943- 1945 (Folder 3 of 3)
4. Correspondence, December 1937- May 1940
5. Correspondence, June- December 1940
6. Correspondence, ca. 1941- 1961, Undated
7. Journal, 1941- 1945
8. Photographs of Mitchell in Civilian Public Service, ca. 1943- 1945
9. "Ex R-I-I-5" Newsletter, 1946- 1957
10. Material related to Hart Lausing Manuscript
11. Notes from Newspaper Headlines, March- April 1935
12. 1935 Headline Sequence
Box 46
Folder
1. 1936- 1937 Headline Sequence
2. 1938 Headline Sequence
3. 1939- 1940 Headline Sequence
4. Daily National and International Events, 1940, March- May 1943
5. General Notes (Folder 1 of 7)
6. General Notes (Folder 2 of 7)
7. General Notes (Folder 3 of 7)
8. General Notes (Folder 4 of 7)
9. General Notes (Folder 5 of 7)
Box 47
Folder
1. General Notes (Folder 6 of 7)
2. General Notes (Folder 7 of 7)
3. Part II Notes
4. Parts III. and IV Notes
5. Part IV Notes
6. Part V Notes
7. Parts VI and VIII Notes
8. Part IX Notes
Box 48
Folder
1. Part X Notes
2. Part XI A Notes
3. Part XI Notes
4. Part XII Notes
5. Part XIII Notes
6. Part XIV Notes
7. Part XV Notes
8. Scenic Synopsis of Hart Lausing
9. Scenic Synopsis and Draft of Hart Lausing, Bound Volume
Box 49
Folder
1. Hart Lausing Draft, pages 1-66
2. Short Story, "If War Comes"
3. "War Poem"
Series IV: Personal papers
Folder
4. Childhood School Materials
5. Map of Sabago Long Lakes Region
6. Novel of the Minister and Unfinished, Untitled Short Story, Undated
7. University of Rochester Coursework (Folder 1 of 2)
8. University of Rochester Coursework (Folder 2 of 2)
9. University of Rochester and University of Columbia Ephemera
10. Employment ad, Letter seeking Employment, 1935, 1941
11. Correspondence, 1938, 1942
12. Insurance Materials, 1962, 1966
13. Newspaper Clippings
14. Materials Related to Distinguished Service Award, 1965
Series V: Teaching materials
Folder
15. Materials related to Teaching at New York University, ca. 1942
16. Materials related to Teaching at Mitchell College, 1965- 1968 (Folder 1 of 2)
17. Materials related to Teaching at Mitchell College, 1965- 1968 (Folder 2 of 2)
Mitchell College Yearbook, 1968
Pamphlet I. William Hobart Mitchell and Choir Photograph


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