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Harold Rosenberg papers, 1923-1984

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Rosenberg (Harold) Papers
Series I. Correspondence, 1932-1984 19 box(es) 7.9 lin. ft.
Correspondence concerns Rosenberg's relationship with artists, critics, academic colleagues, family, and businesses. Folders containing general correspondence from a given year are interfiled with folders containing correspondence with a specific individual or concerning a specific issue. Rosenberg's replies are often included either in the form of carbon copies or as remarks written in pencil on a given letter. Descriptions of folder contents offer selected highlights only and are not complete inventories.
Arranged in three subseries.
Series I.A. Professional Correspondence, 1932-1978 4.5 Linear Feet
Professional correspondence is a rich source of information about Rosenberg's intellectual development and about the debates that characterized the anti-Stalinist left in New York in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s. One highlight is the editorial correspondence with Irving Howe, William Phillips, Irving Kristol, Norman Podhoretz, Meyer Schapiro, and Ben Raeburn. Also interesting are letters from the French intellectuals Rosenberg knew in the 1940s and '50s, such as Paul de Man, Simone de Beauvoir, and Merleau-Ponty. There are letters from writers associated with one of the journals Rosenberg edited, Location, such as Saul Bellow, Kenneth Burke, Donald Barthelme, Robert Bly, and Thomas Hess, and from artists Rosenberg was close to, such as Robert Motherwell, Ad Reinhardt, and Allan Kaprow. A small amount of correspondence pertains to Rosenberg's work as a consultant for the Advertising Council of America.
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1 Professional Correspondence, 1932-1958
1 1 1932-1942
Including letter regarding ethics from Rebecca(?) with pencilled in response from HR, Karl Korsch letter, questionnaire from Partisan Review.
1 2 1943-1947
Regarding HR's employment in Office of War Information, with bulletins and clippings.
1 3 1946-1948
Including Robert Motherwell presenting his ideas for the journal Possibilities, letter to Dwight MacDonald from Lionel Abel, Delmore Schwartz rejecting HR's ms., Irving Kristol responding to HR's article on Marx.
1 4 1949
Including Paul de Man at Bard College supporting HR's work, and American poets' protesting Saturday Review's attack on Modern Poetry.
1 5 1949-1957
Maurice Merleau-Ponty, regarding the translation and publication of HR's articles in French journals.
1 6 1950
Including editors of Pantheon Books and Kenyon Review. HR's request for a raise at Advertising Council where he is a part time Program Consultant.
1 7 1950-1952
Clyfford Still, suggesting in one letter that HR become an art reviewer and in another regretting having made that suggestion.
1 8 1951
Including HR letters to Irving Howe regarding articles in Dissent.
1 9 1951-1964
Simone de Beauvoir regarding politics, writing, etc., with reply from HR.
1 10 1952
Including Joseph Cornell inviting HR to view his latest work "Dovecote," George Lichtheim regarding the publication of HR's work in his journal The Twentieth Century.
1 11 1952
Mary McCarthy regarding her writing struggles and the 1952 presidential election. With letter from HR.
1 12 1953
Including Robert Motherwell regarding a painting he gave HR, George Lichtheim, with reply from HR expressing his disgust with Partisan Review and Commentary, Irving Kristol regarding HR's writing style.
1 13 1954
Including Irving Kristol apologizing for having changed an HR article without permission and announcing a new series for Encounter called "Men and Ideas."Advertising council memo with clipping.
1 14 1955
Including Lucien Mazenod regarding HR piece on Marx he's publishing in an anthology, Irving Howe, Robert Creeley, Norman di Giovanni, Alfred Kazin (w. clipping), Tom Hess, Jascha Kessler.
1 15 1955
Debate between Irving Howe, Irving Kristol and HR, regarding Encounter's failure to publish HR's letter criticizing an article it had published by Fiedler.
1 16 1955-1964
Hans and Mrs. Hoffmann, warmly inviting Rosenbergs to visit them, praising HR's essays, etc.
1 17 1956
Including Manny Geltman regarding English version of HR's Marx article, Irving Howe, Norman Podhoretz, Irving Kristol. Advertising Council correspondence.
1 18 1957
Including Meyer Schapiro, Ben Raeburn, Irving Howe regarding his submission of HR's book to Raeburn at Horizon, Lucien Mazenod, Shlomo Katz (editor of Midstream). Many of the letters praise HR's various articles and request more. Two graphics by Ray Johnson. Advertising Council correspondence.
1 19 1958
Including Irving Howe, Ben Raeburn, William Phillips, Jascha Kessler. Letter from HR to Raeburn regarding title for book. Other letters regarding advance publicity for book. Advertising Council correspondence.
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2 Professional Correspondence, 1959-1961
2 1 1959
Including Robert Corrigan, Howard Nemerov, Donald Barthelme, Saul Bellow about his new journal The Noble Savage, Irving Howe and a clipping of Howe's review of Raymond Williams' Culture and Society, Meyer Schapiro regarding a publication about Pasternak, David Sylvester, Arthur Vidich, William Phillips, Tom Hess, Robert Motherwell regarding his vacation in England with Helen Frankenthaler, a Robert Johnson piece.
2 2 1959-1964
Including Irving Howe , David Sylvester, Paul Goodman, Arthur Vidich, Ben Raeburn, Herschel Chipp, Irving Kristol, and Advertising Council colleagues regarding the publication, translation and reception of HR's book The Tradition of the New.
2 3 1959-1964
Including George Braziller, Ben Raeburn, regarding the publication and translation of HR's book Arshille Gorky.
2 4 1960
Including William Phillips, James Purdy thanking HR for his comments, Norman Podhoretz, Allan Kaprow asking Tom Hess for a reference, memos from Advertising Council colleagues, Algerian War protest document.
2 5 1960-1967
Ad Reinhardt, reporting on recent night at "the Club," the art business, HR's reviews, etc.
2 6 1961
Including Kenneth Burke on his Poetics, Robert Bly, LeRoi Jones on the troubles of his journal The Floating Bear, John Ashberry thanking HR for the Longview Award, Norman Podhoretz, Saul Bellow regarding Herzog. Responses to HR's Eichmann article, 1961. Clippings about the biennial in Sao Paolo.
2 7 1961
Including Norman Podhoretz, HR regarding artists' protest against John Canaday reviews, Donald Barthelme inviting HR to speak at Houston Arts Association where he's the assistant director, Kenneth Burke regarding submissions to Location.
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3 Professional Correspondence, 1962-1964
3 1 1962
Including Shlomo Katz, Dwight MacDonald, Norman Podhoretz. Letter signed by several NY intellectuals about Siqueiros' ambiguous moral status. Many invitations to lecture and participate in conferences. Praise for HR's Gorky book and his New Yorker column. Some Advertising Council business.
3 2 1962
Including Irving Howe requesting ideas for Dissent. Reponses to HR's Arshille Gorky. Donald Barthelme, accepting HR's invitation to move to NY and work on the Longview foundation magazine, Location, Kenneth Burke about Location.
3 3 1962
Letter signed by NY intellectuals in support of Civil Rights sit-in, and related materials.
3 4 1963
Including Frank Kermode regarding BBC discussion of contemporary art, Kenneth Burke regarding submissions to Location, Henry Kissinger thanking HR for his participation in the International Seminar, Denise Levertov recommending a colleague for Longview foundation support, Ray Johnson graphics. Praise for HR's New Yorker reviews.
3 5 1963
Including correspondence with Robert Bly regarding dispute about Bly submission to Location, Kenneth Burke regarding Location. Invitations to lecture.
3 6 1963
Including Morrow requesting that HR review LeRoi Jones' book on Blues, William Phillips responding to HR's request for payment, Irving Howe, Aaron Copland, MacDowell colony matters. Protest statement against censorship of Tropic of Cancer.
3 7 1964
Including Phillip Pavia, William Phillips regarding Partisan Review conference on "The Idea of the Future," Irving Howe congratulating HR on his Lukacs piece, offers of visiting lectureships, invitations to speak at symposia on art education and other matters.
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4 Professional Correspondence, 1964-1965
4 1 1964
Including Denise Levertov, Bill Moyers regarding Advertising Council matters, Norman Podhoretz, E.H. Gombrich regarding HR remark that offended him, Robert Hughes complaining about the Venice Biennale. Requests for nominees for grants, Saul Bellow and others regarding Location.
4 2 1964
Including HR letter to Esquire regarding discussion of The Establishment, HR letter to Podhoretz requesting he print HR counterattack on Daniel Bell. Program for Brandeis symposium on Modern Art. HR's Ford Foundation grant application. Many invitations to speak or teach.
4 3 1964-1968
Including Ben Raeburn, Bompiani Press regarding publication, translation and reception of HR's The Anxious Object, HR letter to editor of Saturday Review protesting Daniel Rich review of The Anxious Object, HR letter protesting Frank Kermode review.
4 4 1965
Including John Cage regarding a fund-raising lecture series he wants HR to participate in, Herbert Blau requesting an article on action painting and theater, Roberto Giammanco requesting an article on Carlo Levi for Galleria, and many other requests for HR to contribute papers or participate in conferences.
4 5 1965
Including Tom Hess offering gossip about the NY art world and thoughts about Location, submissions and other matters for Location. Arrangements for conferences; requests to review books.
4 6 1965
Including John Cage regarding benefit lecture, Ben Raeburn regarding a surrealist anthology, William Phillips requesting HR's presence at conference, "The Idea of the Future" and inquiring if HR would review Arnold Hauser's Mannerism, Robert Osborne regarding McLuhan, Grove Press requesting that HR review John Berger's Picasso book. Petition for artists' protest against US policy in Vietnam.
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5 Professional Correspondence, 1965-1967
5 1 1965
Regarding book on John Ruskin's selected writings that HR was going to edit for New American Library. Clippings of reviews of Kenneth Clark's Ruskin book.
5 2 1966
Including Anne Tabachnik regarding art world complicity, Alfred Werner (to Commentary) critisizing HR's article on Jewish art.
5 3 1966
Including Peter Brooks requesting a piece for Harvard Art Review, HR letter to Islamic scholar Marshall Hodgson, the USIA thanking HR for his piece on Modernism intended for Russian readers, many congratulating HR on becoming regular Art Reviewer for the New Yorker, many requests to speak at colleges, art instiutions or to contribute pieces to journals.
5 4 1966
Including Ruth Nanda Ashen (ed. Perspectives in Humanism), Lionel Trilling responding to HR's criticism of him in Encounter, Kenneth Burke reflecting briefly on Frank Kermode. New American Library contract for essay on The Idiot. Many letters praising HR's New Yorker column. Request for nominations for Rockefeller Foundation grants.
5 5 1966
Including Norman Podhoretz asking HR to review Masters and Johnson's Report, John Cage thanking HR for participating in fundraising conference, Robert Osborne regarding McLuhan.
5 6 1966-1969
Allan Kaprow discussing art and politics, art institutions, requesting recommendations. With reply from HR.
5 7 1967
Including Irving Howe requesting essay on the idea of Modernism, Ray Johnson complaining about HR's descriptions of his work, Alfred Barr, Jr., complaining about HR's review of MOMA's 1960s show (w. HR's reply), James Fitzsimmons (ed. Art International) regarding De Kooning, Wayne Thiebaud.
5 8 1967
Including letters requesting recommendations, articles for journals, and conference appearances.
5 9 1967
Correspondence with Thomas Hess.
5 10 1967
Art Forum debate between HR and William Rubin regarding Pollock and "action painting."
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6 Professional Correspondence, 1968-1969
6 1 1968
HR statement against war in Vietnam. Arrangements for guest lectureships, conference papers, reprints of articles.
6 2 1968
Including Theodore Solotaroff requesting permission to reprint HR's Eichmann essay in anthology for NAL, Norman Podhoretz asking HR to review Walter Benjamin's writings for Commentary, E.N. Sargeant about sex and art, Paul Goodman asking HR to write preface for his book, Sibyl Moholy-Nagy about the Chicago artist boycott. Many requests for HR to lecture. Much praise for HR's articles.
6 3 1969
Including Herschel B. Chipp regarding Czech revolutionary posters, William Phillips asking HR to review Walter Benjamin essays for Partisan Review, Kenneth Burke submitting review, Ben Raeburn regarding guest list for HR's Artworks book party. Also arrangements for lectureships and conference papers.
6 4 1969
Including Moholy-Nagy thanking HR for his review, Kenneth Burke regarding the fate of his books and new article, and much praise for HR articles.
6 5 undated
Generally from the 1960s. Ray Johnson paper piece, David Hare on the modern artist, John Ashbery regarding HR article he wants for his Paris magazine, Ben Raeburn regarding HR's review of Hannah Arendt, Irving Howe regarding a symposium he and HR were in, Kenneth Burke regarding Location.
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7 Professional Correspondence, 1970-1971
7 1 1970
Including Tom Hess regarding reprints of HR's articles, HR's statement against the war in Vietnam, William Phillips asking HR to review Irving Howe's latest book, Kenneth Burke and demise of Location.
7 2 1970
Including Paul Anbinder (ed. Harry Abrams, Inc.) regarding DeKooning ms., Robert De Niro (the painter) asking HR to recommend him to Mark Rothko Foundation for financial assistance, NEA requesting nominations for individual artist awards, HR notes to editor at Vogue about article that valorized Greenberg.
7 3 1970
Including Andre Emmerich inquiring about rumors of forgeries, Calvin Harlan writing from Mexico, much praise for HR's articles.
7 4 1970-1977
Phillip Guston letters and clipping.
7 5 1971
Including Robert Gottlieb asking HR to read a ms. by Gillo Dorfles, William Phillips asking HR to speak with Trilling at discussion about Modernism, Ihab Hassan, Frank Kermode inquiring as to whether HR would be interested in writing a book for the Modern Masters series, notice about debt incurred by Location, Adolph Gottlieb, Marvin Mudrick, Tom Hess.
7 6 1971
Including Octavio Paz requesting HR essay for Plural, Peter Saul informing HR of his upcoming show, HR writing to Norman Podhoretz correcting Daniel Bell's references to him in an article, Hans Richter.
7 7 1971
Correspondence regarding a proposed book on Doestoevsky by HR for Modern Masters.
7 8 1971
Materials regarding HR's Act and Actor.
7 9 1971-1974
Materials regarding HR's Discovering the Present.
7 10 1971
Correspondence regarding dedication ceremony for Barnett Newman's "Broken Obelisk" for which HR gave lecture.
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8 Professional Correspondence, 1972-1973
8 1 1972
Including Frances Morley writing about her husband the artist Malcolm Morley, Calvin Harlan, praise for HR's book The De-Definition of Art, William Phillips regarding the Partisan Review benefit committee, Henry Peacock, HR letter to William Shawn about Alsop's book.
8 2 1972
Including the Enciclopedia Italiana asking HR to write the entry on "Pop Art," John Hochmann (ed. Praeger) inquiring about HR ms., many requests to lecture.
8 3 1972
Including requests to review books for various presses, requests to lecture.
8 4 1973
Including William Phillips sending preliminary questions for Partisan Review panel discussions, Andre Emmerich objecting to HR's Morris Louis article, John Hochman (ed. Praeger) offering to publish HR's memoirs, Lydia Winston Malbin regarding HR's piece on Marinetti, Irving Howe proposing a book of essays on the new conservatism of American intellectuals, Jerre Mangione attacking HR for his review of The Dream and The Deal, with HR's reply.
8 5 1973
Including Irving Howe regarding a piece about artists who emerged from the Jewish immigrant experience, HR to Artforum defending himself against mistaken article, Advertising council asking HR to retire.
8 6 1973
Including Norman Toynton, Moira Roth, Saul Bellow regarding HR's reappointment to U. of Chicago.
8 7 1973
Including James Fitzsimmons, Cathleen Gallander, Ben Raeburn.
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9 Professional Correspondence, 1974-1975
9 1 1974
Including Ben Raeburn, HR to Lionel Trilling about his lecture, Bob Boyer about issue of Salamagundi devoted to Saul Bellow, Taylor Stoehr regarding biography of Paul Goodman, William Phillips asking HR to review Mary McCarthy's books about Watergate and Vietnam, Howard Conant inviting HR to be NYU's critic in residence.
9 2 1974
Including James Atlas about his biography of Delmore Schwartz, Norman Podhoretz about reviewing HR's Discovering the Present.
9 3 1974
Including program and other materials for the Palm Coast Symposium where HR was on the panel about Popular and Elite Culture, Saul Bellow, Hayden White.
9 4 1975
Including Kirk Varnedoe, Jim Fitzsimmons, Tom Hess.
9 5 1974-1975
Regarding Art on the Edge.
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10 Professional Correspondence, 1975-1976
10 1 1975
Including Diana Trilling, Melvin Tumin, William Phillips requesting a piece on the differences between the art scene in the 1940s and 1950s and the art scene of the 1970s, David Jenkins, Malitte Matta.
10 2 1975
Including Richard Avedon, John Russell about his book series The Meanings of Modern Art, Peter Saul, Raymond Hendler, Kirk Varnedoe, Hunter Dupree notifying HR of his election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
10 3 1976
Including Donald Hoffmann, Arthur Edelstein inviting Brandeis-sponsored memorial project for Phillip Rahv, Alexandra Penney.
10 4 1976
Including Jim Howell, Yves-Alain Bois, Melvin Tumin.
10 5 1976
Including Peter Saul, Norman Podhoretz, Lee Hall, Mark Krupnick regarding memoirs about Lionel Trilling and Phillip Rahv, Melvyn Hill regarding book about Hannah Arendt, Yve-Alain Bois, Aleksis Rannit.
10 6 1976
Including Alan Wallach regarding Marxism and the Arts panel HR will be on, Malitte Matta, Tullio Catalano, Fontana Paperbacks requesting refund of advance to HR for Dostoevsky.
10 7 1976
Richard Avedon regarding book for which HR is writing forward.
10 8 1976
Correspondence regarding Morton Dauwen Zabel award from National Institute of Arts and Letters.
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11 Professional Correspondence, 1977-1978, undated
11 1 1977
Including Michael Weinberg about HR's Ophuls review, the Association of Artist-Run Galleries, Random House contract for HR's preface to Paul Goodman's Empire City, Robert Dash announcing exhibition, Macmillan requesting to reprint an HR essay in freshman composition textbook, Arien Mack requesting essay on Meyer Schapiro for Social Research, Robert Rosenblum correcting misconception about his work promulgated in HR article, Steve Vasey criticising Art on the Edge, Irving Howe announcing issue of Dissent attacking neo-conservatives like Hilton Kramer, Peter Plagens.
11 2 1977
Including Austin Wright asking HR to review his latest novel, William Plummer asking HR to review books for Quest/77, Calvin Tompkins requesting permission to read HR interview held at the Archives of American Art.
11 3 1977
Including invitation to the Triennale in New Delhi, Robert Rosenblum, Norman Podhoretz, Peter Saul, Jim Howell, Dore Ashton, Irving Howe, Melvin Tumin, William Phillips regarding rights on reprints, R.M. Elman.
11 4 1978
Including James Fitzsimmons, Peter Saul, William Shawn expressing concern for HR's health.
11 5 Undatd material generally from the 1970s, undated, [ca. 1970s]
Including James Fitzsimmons, Peter Saul, William Shawn expressing concern for HR's health.
Series I.B. Family Correspondence, ca. 1939-1984 1.66 Linear Feet
Organized chronologically by year, much of this correspondence is between family members or concerning family issues. Letters from the 1930s and 1940s give a sense of Rosenberg's life while he was working for the WPA and then the Office of War Information. Letters from Rosenberg's wife, May Natalie Tabak, are the only intimate ones in the archive. Some of the correspondence from people who were both professional associates of Rosenberg's and family friends may at times overlap with professional correspondence. There are many letters from Patia Rosenberg as she begins her professional life as an ethnomusicologist. Correspondence from after Rosenberg's death is directed to May Natalie Tabak Rosenberg.
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12 Family Correspondence, ca. 1939-1976
12 1 ca. 1930-1939
Letters from HR to May Tabak, his future? wife. Most of the letters have the salutation "Dear Johnny" or "Dear John," and they are dated by the day of the week only. Later postcards and letters from HR and May in Washington, D.C., where HR is with WPA, to his parents, describing their life. Cards from David Rosenberg, HR's brother, to their parents.
12 2 1940-1949
Postcards and letters from May and Harold to HR's parents from Washington D.C. and from Seattle. Letter from a friend named Parker ___? to May and Harold regarding poetry, Auden and Dwight MacDonald. Postcards from David Rosenberg to his parents.
12 3 1950-1959
Including Buffie ____?, Denise ____?, Mary Clyde, May Tabak's parents expressing support for HR and May's artistic endeavors and offering family histories, HR's brother David to their father, the writer Bill Arrowsmith describing life in Rome.
12 4 ca. 1956-1976
Letters from HR's wife, the writer May Natalie Tabak Rosenberg, to HR. Several letters from Yaddo, with details about fellow writers there, such as Herbert Gold, accounts of her writing struggles, and concerns about HR and their daughter Patia. Letters from Paris and Italy, one regarding fellow travelers such as Lionel Trilling, but most concerning issues in the marriage. Letters from NYC and Long Island about household matters, her writing, Patia, their relationship. Most letters are not dated.
12 5 1960-1961
Including letters's from HR's mother and brother, from Paul Jenkins, Elaine De Kooning, Larry Rivers, and other friends.
12 6 1962-1963
Including letters from May Tabak's parents with condolences about the death of HR's brother Dave, HR's parents with thoughts about Dave and other matters, Erle Loran with San Francisco art world concerns, Larry Rivers.
12 7 1964-1965
Including the artist Beverly Pepper, HR's parents, May Tabak's parents, Hellen Galvin, Saul Steinberg, and other friends.
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13 Family Correspondence, 1966-1969, undated
13 1 1966-1967
Including Ida Abelman, Larry Rivers (?), May Tabak's parents, Saul Steinberg(?).
13 2 1968-1969
Including Francis Friedman, June Wayne, Rita Morrison.
13 3 Undated, ca. 1960s
Mother's Day Cards, Get Well Cards, Holiday Cards, letters.
13 4 Undated, ca. 1960s
Including Hedda Sterne, Paul Jenkins, George Ludlum, HR's mother.
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14 Family Correspondence, ca. 1965-1979, undated
14 1 ca. 1965-1984
Letters from Patia Rosenberg to her parents, May Tabak and HR, regarding her college and post-graduate studies in music and musicology, travels in Europe and Japan with her husband Mikao Isaku, the break-up of her marriage, teaching stints at UCLA and Berkeley, her writings and her parents' writings.
14 2 1976-1984
Letters from Patia Rosenberg to her parents, May Tabak and HR. Including souvenirs and photos from Taiwan, accounts of her writings.
14 3 1970-1971
Including Saul Steinberg, June Wayne, Vera Klement, Judith Franks.
14 4 1972-1973
Including a relative regarding the inscription of HR's mother's grave monument, Presto ____? Michael Denneny regarding May Tabak's writing, Mercedes ____?
14 5 1974-1976
Including Michael Denneny regarding the importance of literature, Cleve Gray.
14 6 1977-1979
Including Edith Hartnett, Lee Hall, Hans Schweizer, Hannah Tillich.
14 7 Undated, [ca. 1970s]
Including Esteban Vicente, Presto ___?, Vera Klement.
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15 Family Correspondence, 1978-1984
15 1 1978-1979
Letters to May Tabak after HR's death. Including Hannah Tillich, Lee Hall, Saul Steinberg.
15 2 1978
Receipts from shops and addresses of friends in New Delhi; letter from New Delhi.
15 3 1978-1979
Materials regarding Harold Rosenberg's New York memorial, including guest lists, April 25, 1979. Also materials from Chicago memorial, October 10, 1979. Letter from May Tabak to William Shawn, thanking him for what he did for HR, with long account of her marriage to HR, July 1978.
15 4 1980-1984
Notes, cards, letters to May Tabak.
15 5 1980-1984
Notes, cards, letters to May Tabak.
Series I.C. Business Correspondence, 1942-1984 1.66 Linear Feet
Organized chronologically by year, these files contain bills, bank books, carbon copies of letters Rosenberg sent to various businesses, contracts, and financial papers of May Tabak's following Rosenberg's death. One item from his mother, a bankbook, dates to 1897.
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16 Business Correspondence, 1942-1967
16 1 1942-1946
Including bank book belonging to HR's mother, Fannie Ehdelman, with entries from 1897-1903, a deposit receipt made out to HR's mother (now Fannie Rosenberg) from 1906, HR's checkbook ledger from 1942-43.
16 2 1950-1958
Including cancelled checks signed by HR, check stubs, including one from HR's article "The American Action Painters," HR's savings bank book, carbon copies of many letters HR sent regarding repairs to his car, cigarette lighter, apartment, radio, kerosene burner, and other necessities.
16 3 1960-1961
Including the bank book of HR's brother David, receipts, and carbon copies of letters HR sent regarding telephone bills, checking account statements, and income tax.
16 4 1960-1964
Including the Deed of Sale for HR's East Hampton house, book contracts.
16 5 1962-1967
Financial papers regarding the death of HR's brother David.
16 6 1962-1963
Including numerous cancelled checks signed by HR and May Tabak, check receipts for New Yorker articles, bank statements.
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17 Business Correspondence, 1964-1969, undated
17 1 1964-1978
Large file of photocopies of royalty reports and copyright agreements, many from foreign language publishers.
17 2 1964-1965
Including cancelled checks, check receipts for lectures HR gave or articles he wrote, investment bank balance, royalty reports.
17 3 1966-1967
Including check receipts, bank balances.
17 4 1967-68
Financial papers regarding HR's mother's Medicare, Social Security, Nursing Home bills.
17 5 1968-69
Including hospital bills, receipts, income tax forms, bank balances.
17 6 Undated material, 1960s
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18 Business Correspondence, 1970-1973
18 1 1970
Including receipts, royalty statements, rent agreement.
18 2 1971
Including correspondence regarding automobile insurance, receipts, bank statements, royalty statements.
18 3 1972
Including cancelled checks, bank statements, insurance papers.
18 4 1972
Including cancelled checks, bank statements, insurance papers.
18 5 1973
Including income tax forms, bank statements, receipts.
18 6 1973
Including cancelled checks, royalty statements, medical insurance forms.
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19 Business Correspondence, 1974-1984
19 1 1974
Including check stubs, receipts, medical insurance forms, bank statements.
19 2 1975
Including cancelled checks, rent increase notice, bank statements, travel vouchers, letters from CPA Al Sohn.
19 3 1976
Including plumbing contract, bank statements, receipts.
19 4 1977-1979
Including income tax forms, royalty statements, car insurance forms.
19 5 1980-1982
Correspondence between May Tabak and the publishers of HR's books regarding rights and royalties.
19 6 1980-1982
Including bills, bank statements, insurance policies.
19 7 1983-1984
Including bills and bank statements.
19 8 undated
Airline tickets for HR and May Tabak.


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