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EZRA JACK KEATS PAPERS
Box Inventory: Series C

PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS PART 3 OF 20 OF THE KEATS BOX AND FOLDER LIST

Return to Beginning | A. Books | B. Autobiography | C. Personal Papers | D. Appointment Books | E. Awards & Citations | F. Early Book Illustrations | G. Articles/Papers about Keats | H. Keats' Writings |
I. General Miscellaneous Items | J. Audio Cassettes | K. International Travel | L. Children's Art & Letters | M. Photographs & Slides | N. Films | O. Realia | P. Sketchbooks | Q. Original Artwork |
R. Dust Jacket Art | S. Reproduction of Artwork | T. Collage Materials

 

Box Inventory

Box/Folder

C. Personal Papers

The three boxes in this series contain personal artifacts, memorabilia and papers from the early days of Ezra Jack Keats. Included are his baby shoes and hat, birth certificate, junior high school and high school mementos, newspaper clippings of his awards, Works Progress Administration documents, Veterans Administration correspondence, passports, immunization records, documents from his stay in Paris, business cards, resume, as well as miscellaneous receipts, notes, and membership cards.

77/1

Baby shoes

77/2

Baby hat

78/1

Birth certificate (2 copies)

78/2 Name change documents
 

Newspaper notice (4 copies)

 

Legal documents (2 copies)

 

Veterans Administration form

78/3

Red and White (publication of East New York Junior High School )

  October 1930
 

May 1931

 

October 1931

 

February 1932

 

May 1934

78/4 East New York Junior High School
 

Graduation program February 3, 1932

 

Diploma

78/5

Thomas Jefferson High School

 

Diploma - January 1935

 

Arista - Notification of election to membership

 

Arista - Invitation to parents to attend installation

  Arista Program
  Report card - January 1933
  Honor cards for scholarship (4 cards)
78/6 List of addresses from 1935-1939
78/7 Memoriam of Gussie Katz (mother of Ezra J. Keats)
78/8

Scholastic Magazine Prize - 1934 for "Shantytown"

78/9 Newspaper clippings of Keats' awards and recognitions while in school
78/10

Works Progress Administration documents 1937-1939

78/11 Third Air Force Camouflage School certificate
78/12 Veterans Adminstration correspondence 1942-1961
78/13 Resume (partial) - list of schools and jobs 1923-1948
79/1

Passport application 1947

79/2

Passports

 

November 3, 1948 (with extra photo)

 

December 29, 1952

  July 15, 1964
  January 12, 1971 (with extra photo)
  March 10, 1976 (with 2 extra photos)
  February 11, 1981
  2 extra photos
79/3 Immunization Records
  1943
  1949
 

1954

 

1955

  1964
 

1967-1973

  Surveillance notice - 1984
79/4 Paris documents
79/5

Paris - Academie de la Grande Chaumiere

79/6

Private Trade School Teacher's Course - University of the State of New York Education Department Diplomas (June 26, 1950; May 26, 1953)

79/7

Personal stationary (samples)

79/8

Driver's license January 1967

79/9 Apartment lease August 1975
79/10

Membership cards

79/11

Business cards; Names and addresses

79/12

Receipts and notes

79/13

Clinique La Prairie (Paris) - travel arrangements

79/14

Clinique La Prairie (Paris) - documents and bills

79/15 Notebook with notes (2)


Processed: November 12, 1997
Revised: April 2010

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