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John W. Bennett Collection
A Guide and Inventory
SPEC.RARE.CMS.119
Boxes 151-162


Guide Compiled by Andrew Little, Kenichi Matsui, Thomas Porto, and John M. Bennett


Overview of the Collection:

Repository:Rare Books and Manuscripts Library
Identification:SPEC.RARE.CMS.119
Creator:John W. Bennett
Title:John W. Bennett Collection
Dates:John W. Bennett, 1915-2005
Quantity:162 boxes, 1647 folders
Description:professional and personal papers, correspondence, publications, and photographs


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Box 151

Folders 1533-1571
  1. Loose Newspaper
    • May 23, 2004 issue of the New York Times with the obituaries section folded to the front.


  2. "Souvenirs"
    • Letter from Joe [Kahl?] to JWB: [ca. April, 2004].
    • Letter from Julie Hardin to JWB: April 15, 2004.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Julie Hardin: Postmarked April 17, 2004.
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Card from Joan Lawrence to JWB: June 17, 2004.
      • Copy of letter from JWB to Joan Lawrence: June 25, 2004.
    • **End attached documents.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Cora [?]: November 12, 2003.
    • Letter from Charles Thomas to JWB: March 15, 2004.
    • "A Memorandum from JWB": With handwritten note, "Kim said Happy Birthday": Date unknown.
    • Letter from Stephen Molnar to JWB: April 13, 2004.
    • Enveloped addressed to JWB from David Sills: Postmarked November 18, 2003.
    • Handwritten list of, "Former Grad Colleagues Deceased.": [JWB?].
    • Printout of, "The Atlantic | July/August 2004 | Letters to the Editors," With letter from Laura Cochrane highlighted.
    • Father's Day Card from JMB to JWB: June 2004.
    • "John Bennett" table nametag.
    • Program of, "Marriage Celebration of Vanessa Marie Hildebrand and Lee David Hoffer":November 2, 2003.
    • Thank You Card from the Davis Family to JWB: Date unknown.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Charles Thomas: Postmarked March 16, 2004.
    • Typed note or explanation of the nature of the photographs in the JWB collection at the Ohio State University: Author and Date unknown.
    • Printout of e-mail from Samuel Zibit to JWB: May 13, 2004.
    • Birthday card from JPB to JWB: July 18, 2003.
    • Postcard from Beth [?] to JWB: Postmarked April 2, 2004.
    • High school graduation announcement for Peter Duffy Bennett (Son of JPB) with enveloped addressed, "Grandpa John": 2004.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Vanessa Hildebrand, contains a card: Postmarked March 9, 2004.
    • Postcard from Vanessa [Hildebrand?] to JWB: [2000-2004?].
    • Postcard from Vanessa [Hildebrand?] to JWB: [2000-2004?].
    • Business card for Vanessa Hildebrand, Ph.D Candidate, Department of Anthropology, Washington University.
    • Handwritten letter from Ralph [?] to JWB: May 13, 1998.
    • Card from Cindy Morrison to JWB: May 9, 2003.
    • Printout of a photograph of the painting, "The Last Voyage of the U.S. Monongahela" painted by Charles Biesel circa 1915.
    • Printout of e-mail from JWB to various recipients: December 11, 2003.


  3. "David Sills"
    • Letter from David Sills to JWB: March 27, 2003.
    • "On Climbing Mt. Sinai": David L. Sills: Easter Sunday, 2001 (Slightly revised April 25,2001).


  4. "Wygant"
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Card with information about female alcoholics with, "Sid-Mary[:] 306-662-3417 [:]Wygant[:] 416-588-3735" written on the back.
      • Holiday card from Ruth Wygant to JWB: [2003?].
      • Envelope addressed to JWB from Ruth Wygant: Postmarked [2003?].
      • Letter from Patty and [Les?] [?] to JWB: December 2003.
    • **End attached documents


  5. "Allan Maca- Re Taylor Chapter reprint"
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Allan Maca: Postmarked March 1, 2004.
    • Letter from Allan Maca to JWB: February 27, 2004.
    • Printout of draft of e-mail from JWB to Alan Maca: March 6, 2004.
    • Printout of draft of e-mail from JWB to Alan Maca: March 6, 2004.
    • Printout of draft of e-mail from JWB to Alan Maca: March 6, 2004.


  6. "Hasegawa"
    • Handwritten note that reads, "Sent Suki & Anita a card to NY address and an e-mail to both of them announcing Katie's passing[:] October 11, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from Sukehiro Hasegawa to JWB: December 26, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from Sukehiro Hasegawa to JWB; CC to various recipients: December 11, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from JWB to Sukehiro Hasegawa: February 15, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Sukehiro Hasegawa: February 23, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from Sukehiro Hasegawa to JWB; CC to various recipients: February 11, 2003.
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Printout of e-mail from Sukehiro Hasegawa to JWB; CC to various recipients: January 27, 2003.
      • "Sukehiro Hasegawa - Biography": Author and date unknown.
      • "Personal History" of Sukehiro Hasegawa: Author unknown; January 2003.
    • **End attached documents
    • "UNMISET Press Release": United Nations; date unknown.
    • Printout of e-mail from Anita Frey to JWB: February 6, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from JWB to unknown recipients: October 11, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from Sukehiro Hasegawa: October 13, 2006.


  7. "Shiver"
    • List of, "Prints Taken On Consignment" with heading, "David Shore took these": R. Shere; February 3, 2001.
    • Printout of e-mail from JMB to Alice Lang: February 14, 2004.
    • Printout of a picture of young man holding a voting ballot: Subject and photographer unknown; Photo accessed February 20, 2004.
    • February, 2004 issue of the University of Chicago Magazine .
    • **Following documents inside above issue of University of Chicago Magazine.
      • "Elemental Chemistry of four lichen species from the Apostle Islands, Wisconsin, 1987, 1995, and 2001": JPB and Clifford Wetmore. Reprinted from the journal the Science of the Total Environment; 305 (2003) 77-86.
      • Information flier, "Plants and Lichens as Indicators of Atmospheric Deposition": United States Geological Survey; July 2003.
      • "Lichens Promote Flowering of Opuntia Fragilis in West-Central Wisconsin": JPB, Charles Bomar, Cynthia Harrington; Printed in an unknown edition of the journal American Midland Naturalist; [2003?].
      • "Car Lichens in the United States": JPB; June 10, 2002. Printed in "British Lichen Society Bulletin 91 Winter 2002."
    • **End documents inside above issue of University of Chicago Magazine.
    • Three copies of memo from JWB to Wayne Shiver, CC to JPB, that documents items that Shiver had paid JWB for but remained in JWB's home as of March 12, 2004: March 12, 2004.
    • Note on some of JWB's "special items" that were being prepared for disposal: Author unknown; Novermber 15, 2003.
    • Two copies of, "The disposition of [JWB's] 35 mm negatives, 80 mm negatives, color slides, and color negatives made from color slides or color film:": Date and author unknown.
    • List of, "negatives and slides" and "photographic prints (black and white or color)" that,"remain[ed] in JWB's home in St. Louis": Author unknown; [ca. 2003?].
    • Photocopies of two checks from Wayne Shiver to JWB in the amounts of $5,000 and $7,000.
    • Memo addressed, "to Whom it May Concern" from JWB regarding, "Sale of a collection of Japanese Ceramics and miscellaneous other Japanese Folk Art Items": November 15, 2003.
    • "Proposal from Wayne & Lydia [Shiver] to Prof. Bennett (What We Can Afford to Offer)" listing offers to buy items from JWB: [ca. 2003?].
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Wayne Shiver: October 1, 2002.
    • Two copies of letter from JWB to Wayne Shiver; cc to JPB: February 15, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from Fujiya Antiques to JWB; cc to Wayne Shiver: March 16, 2003.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Wayne and Lydia Shiver: Postmarked March 3, 2003.
    • Letter from Wayne Shiver to JWB: March 2, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from Vanessa Hildebrand to JWB: March 3, 2003.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Wayne Shiver: Postmarked October 15, 2002.
    • Note on the back of the envelope that reads, "303-442-3793[-] Wayne Shiver."
    • Two copies of, "A Post-Holiday Message from JWB," one signed and one unsigned: January 8, 2003.
    • Letter from Wayne Shiver to JWB: October 12, 2002.
    • Letter from Wayne Shiver to JWB with attached post it note that reads, "JWB's file he forgot to take home on Tuesday": September 25, 2002.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Wayne Shiver: October 1, 2002.
    • Printout of e-mail from JMB to JWB: September 26, 2002.
    • Printout of e-mail from JPB to JWB: September 25, 2002.
    • Printout of e-mail forwarded to JWB from JPB; original message sent by Elizabeth [Kneiper?]: October 4, 2002.
    • Stapled packet titled, "House Retirement" containing phone numbers printed in large font for easier reading: JWB.


  8. "Deaths"
      **Following Documents Attached.
      • Copy of letter from JWB to John D. Arbuckle: March 22, 2003.
      • Letter from John D. Arbuckle to JWB: March 14, 2003.
      • Envelope addressed to JWB from John D. Arbuckle: Postmarked March 17, 2003.
      • Copy of letter from JWB to John D, Arbuckle: March 8, 2003.
      • Letter from John Arbuckle to JWB: March 1, 2003.
      • Copy of letter from JWB to Julie Hardin: March 8, 2003.
      • Photocopy of obituary section from the February 15, 2003 issue of the Knoxville News-Sentinel containing the obituary of Helen Louise Demerath.
      • Photocopy of a card, "In Memoriam [;] Helen Louise Demerath."
      • Formal death notice for Helen Louise Demerath sent by her children: Jay, Julie, and Jeff: February, 2003.
      • Envelope addressed to JWB and KGB from Julie Hardin: Postmarked February, 2003.
      • "Kinds of Plains Cree Culture": Niels Winther Braroe; date unknown.
    • **End attached documents.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Julie Hardin; Postmarked March, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Julie Hardin: March 22, 2003.
    • Letter from Pat [Hardin?] to "Dear Ones": December 19, 2002.
    • Letter from Julie Hardin to JWB: March 13, 2003.
    • Large manila envelope addressed to JWB from John D. Arbuckle: Postmarked March 4,2003.


  9. "Kahl[,] Joseph"
    • Letter from Joseph A. Kahl to JWB: August 19, 2002.
    • Letter from Joseph A. Kahl to JWB: October 17, 2002.


  10. "Saito"
    • Seven photographs, including one set of duplicates, of [the Den'em Chofu area of Japan?]: [ca. 2004?].
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from George Saito: [January, 2004?].
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Envelope addressed to JWB from George Saito: [January, 2004?].
      • Letter to JWB from John [?]: January 26, 2004.
      • Draft of letter from JWB to George Saito: [January-March 2004?].
      • Letter from George Saito to JWB: October 28, 2003.
      • Copy of letter from JWB to George Saito: November 4, 2003.
    • **End attached documents.
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Letter from George Saito to JWB: September 21, 2003.
      • Envelope addressed to JWB from George Saito: Postmarked [September, 2003?].
      • Copy of letter from JWB to George Saito: October 7, 2003.
      • Printout of e-mail from Anita Frey to JWB: February 2, 2003.
    • **End attached documents.


  11. "Wilton Dillon"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to "Cubicle": October 23, 2003.
    • Letter from Wilton Dillon to JWB: October 14, 2003.
    • Two copies of, "Brooke Gwathmey Harris (1927-2003) Portrait of a Good Citizen": Wilton Dillon.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB from Wilton Dillon: Postmarked October 14, 2003.


  12. "Kurt Wolff"
    • Obituary section of the November, 2003 issue of Footnotes: The American Sociological Association. The obituary of Kurt H. Wolff is circled.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Carlo Wolff: September 18, 2003.
    • Letter of recommendation for Aaron Powell: [JWB?]; [ca. 2004?].
    • Copy of correspondence from JMB to Aaron Powell: [ca. 2004?].
    • Printout of e-mail from JPB to JWB: September 20, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Kurt Wolff: March 18, 2002.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Kurt Wolff: April 4, 2002.
    • Handwritten letter from Kurt Wolff to JWB: [August, 2003?].


  1. "Vincent Tucker"
    • Nine copies of an invitation to, "The Vincent Tucker Memorial Lecture": The Department of Sociology[:] University College Cork; [ca. April, 2003?].


  2. "Freilich[,] Morris"
    • Letter from Morris Freilich to JWB: February 13, 2003.


  3. "Vanessa Hildebrand"
    • Printout of e-mail from Vanessa Hildebrand to JWB; cc to Laura Cochran: May 5, 2003.
    • Printout of e-mail from JWB to Vanessa Hildebrand: May 9, 2003.


  4. "Alvin W. Wolf[e]"
    • Letter from Linda M. Whiteford and Brent R. Weisman to, "Friend of Anthropology at USF": [ca. 2003].
    • Donation form for the Alvin W. Wolfe Scholarship: University of South Florida Department of Anthropology; [ca. 2003].
    • Invitation to a, "luncheon honoring the career of Distinguished Professor Alvin W.Wolfe": University of South Florida Department of Anthropology; [ca. April?] 2003.


  5. "Seena Cole"
    • News section of the May 18, 2003 issue of the St. Louis-Dispatch with highlighting in the article, "Aid worker sees trouble signs in Afghanistan": Harry Levins.


  6. "Rose: J & K in Chicago"
    • Correspondence from Rose [?] to JWB regarding a proposed volume, "Love, Friendship,and Ambition: The Correspondence of John W. and Kathryn G. Bennett in Wartime Chicago."
    • Copy of University of Chicago Magazine: August, 2003.


  7. "Medicine Hat Books"
    • Guide to, "Mapping the Range: Cartographic Depictions of SE Alberta and SW Saskatchewan": An exhibit held in the May Laidlaw Gallery of the Medicine Hat Museum & Art Gallery; May 12 through July 28, 2002.
    • Guide to, "Looking Straight Down: Aerial Photographs of Alberta's Forgotten Corner": An exhibit held in the Hope Hargrave Michael Gallery of the Medicine Hat Museum & Art Gallery; May 5 through August 31, 2002.


  8. "Altheimer"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Bill and Dorothy Altheimer: September 24, 2002.
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Letter from JWB to Bill and Dorothy Altheimer: September 24, 2002.
      • Envelope addressed to JWB from Bill and Dorothy Altheimer: Postmarked September 5, 2002.
      • Card from Bill and Dorothy Altheimer to JWB: September 4, 2002.
    • **End attached documents.


  9. "Niels Braroe"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to John D. Arbuckle: March 22, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to John D. Arbuckle: March 8, 2003.


  10. "Iwao Ishino"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Iwao Ishino: January 11, 2002.


  11. "Joan Lawrence"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Joan and Eric Lawrence and Family: March 4, 2002.
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Envelope addressed to JWB and KGB from Joan M. Lawrence: Postmarked [October?], 2002.
      • Letter to JWB and KGB from Joan M. Lawrence, "and all": October 2, 2002.
    • **End attached documents.
    • Card to JWB and KGB from Joan M. Lawrence: July 9, 2003.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB and KGB from Joan M. Lawrence: Postmarked [July?], 2003.
    • Christmas card from Joan M. Lawrence to JWB and KGB: Christmas, 2002.
    • Envelope addressed to JWB and KGB from Joan M. Lawrence: Postmarked [December?], 2002.


  12. "Littman"
    • Letter from Dick Littman to JWB: May 30, 2002.


  13. "Christine Wilson"
    • Letter from Christine Wilson to JWB: April 24, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Christine Wilson: January 8, 2002.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Christine Wilson: May 22, 2003.
    • **Following documents attached.
      • Photocopy of article, "Reasons for eating: personal experiences in nutrition and anthropology": Christine S. Wilson. Article from Appetite, 2002, No. 38.
      • Comments on above listed article published in same publication:
        • "Nutrients epidemiology or healthy dietary practices?": David A. Booth.
        • "Appetite for integration: interdisciplinary careers for interdisciplinary areas": Jeffery Sobal.
        • "Interdisciplinarity, food, and power": Carole M. Counihan.
        • "Christine Wilson's presentation at the 1999 Food Choice meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada": Mary Wallace Kelsey.
        • "Personal perspectives and contemporary trends in nutritional anthropology": Leslie Sue Lieberman.
        • "More personal experiences in nutrition and anthropology: a commentary on Christine Wilson": William Lockwood.
        • "Food studies: interdisciplinary buffet and main course": Lucy Long.
        • "Interdisciplinary work between nutrition and the social sciences: commentary on Christine Wilson's 'reasons for eating: personal experiences in nutrition And anthropology": Wm. Alex McIntosh.
        • "Are reasons required for eating? Comment on Wilson, Sobal, and Booth": David Mitch
        • "Reply to Comments": Christine S. Wilson.
      **End attached documents.
    • Photocopy of letter from "Leslie" to Christine Wilson: June 25, 2003.
    • Photocopy of newspaper article, "Kraft going on health kick": Associated Press;July 2, 2003; Newspaper unknown.
    • Copy of article, "Trading Nutrition for Education: Nutritional Status and the Sale of Snack Foods in an Eastern Kentucky School": Deborah L. Crooks.
    • Article reprinted from Medical Anthropology Quarterly 17(2), 2003.
    • Photocopy of letter from Deborah L. Crooks to Christine Wilson: June 24, 2003.
    • Letter from Christine Wilson to JWB: July 24, 2003.


  14. "Julie Hardin"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Julie Hardin: March 8, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Julie Hardin: March 22, 2003.


  15. "Dagen & Sandler"
    • Two copies of letter from JWB to Faith Sandler: September 24, 2002.
    • Letter from Faith Sandler to, "Dear Friends of Maggie Dagen": September 21, 2002.


  16. "Lang Letter Re Checks"
    • Letter from Alice C. Lang to JWB; cc to JMB and JPB: July 15, 2003.


  17. "JWB Personal"
    • Copy of letter from JWB to David L. Sills and Yole [Sills?]: April 1, 2003.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Regna Darnell: August 20, 2002.
    • Copy of letter from JWB to Richard J. Smith: July 24, 2002.


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Box 152

Folders 1572-1573
  1. Photographs
    • Box that contained photos and negatives in, "KGB & JWB & others ca. 1940-1941" folder.


  2. "KGB & JWB & others ca. 1940-1941"
    • Nine black and white photos of KGB: ca. 1940-1941.
    • Six negatives of black and white photos of KGB: ca. 1940-1941.
    • Three black and white photos of [Southern Illinois Excavation Project?]. One group photo, One landscape photo, and one photo of three unknown gentlemen: ca. 1940-1941.
    • One black and white photo of JWB and Herb Passin: ca. 1940-1941.
    • Two black and white photos of JWB and KGB: ca. 1940-1941.


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Box 153

Folders 1574-1576
  1. "Other Photos - JWB's Comments"
    • Letter from JWB to JMB concerning photographs: Date unknown.
    • Eighty one copies of photographs taken by JWB in Japan divided into sixteen groups.
    • Letter from JMB to JWB concerning photographs: September 16, 2003.


    • Letter from [Richard Mitchell?] to JWB: May 12, 2002.
    • Photocopy of book manuscript, "Doing Photography and Social Research in the Allied Occupation of Japan, 1948-1951: A Personal and Professional Memoir": JWB, edited by Vanessa M. Hildebrand and complied by K. Elizabeth Townsend; April, 2002. With editing remarks, in red, by Richard Mitchell and Yoshiko [?].
    • Packing material addressed from JWB to JMB: Ship date May 28, 2002.


    • Copy of book manuscript, "Doing Photography and Social Research in the Allied Occupation of Japan, 1948-1951: A Personal and Professional Memoir": JWB, edited by Vanessa M. Hildebrand and complied by K. Elizabeth Townsend; April, 2002. With editing remarks by Maureen Donovan.


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Box 154

Folders 1577-1582
    • Copy of letter from Jude Thomas May to JWB concerning the Bronislaw Malinowski Award: April 18, 2003.
    • List of the recipients of the Bronislaw Malinowski Award from 1973 to 2003.
    • Two copies of a six page long biographical outline of JWB: [JWB?]; 1993.
    • Three ring binder divider labeled, "Vita."
    • "Chronological List of all Publications Written or Edited by JWB 1940-1999": [JWB?].
    • Three ring binder divider labeled, "Bibliography in Chronological Order."
    • Three ring binder divider labeled, "Topical Bibliography."
    • "JWB Selected Bibliography of Writings Arranged by Topic Most Book Reviews Omitted": [JWB?].
    • "Chorological List of all Books and Monographs Written, Co-Written, or Edited by JWB": [JWB?].
    • Three ring binder divider labeled, "Major Pub."


    • "Special Announcement A Lecture Course and Colloquium Series In the Spring Semester Of 1991[:] Theory and Praxis in Anthropology to be Presented by JWB"


    • Subfolder titled, "JWB" that contains:
      • Typed page labeled, "Fort Walsh, needed for the border.": [JWB?].
      • Handwritten draft of the above listed document.
      • Half page of handwritten material about harvesting equipment: [JWB?].
      • Five lines of handwritten material concerning the closing of a portfolio and Prairies settlements: [JWB?].
      • Slightly more than a half page of handwritten material concerning, "the 4H Photo where Gil is speaking": [JWB?].
      • Two pages of notes, stapled together, detailing why JWB took so many Pictures of grain elevators: [JWB?].


    • Legal pad used by JWB for various notes: [ca. 2002-2003?].
    • Miscellaneous pamphlet advertising, "the Minor in Photographic Studies" at the University of Missouri - St. Louis: ca. 1981.


    • "Photographs from the Maple Creek Regional Research Project 1961-1975": Photographs and Text - JWB with the assistance of Seena B. Kohl, Edited - Laura L. Cochrane and Aaron N. Powell: Department of Anthropology, Washington University; July 2002.


  1. "Flood '93"
    • Subfolder that contained:
      • "Missouri Resource Review": Volume 10, Number 3; Fall 1993.
      • Subfolder titled, "Post-Dispatch Letter re Vietnam & Asian Specialists" that contained:Newspaper clippings relating to the St. Louis flood of 1993.
      • Subfolder that consists of loose newspaper clippings contained at the back of Folder 1582.
      • Newspaper clippings relating to the St. Louis flood of 1993.


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Box 155

Folders 1583-1586
  1. Folder
    • "Eddy Variations by[,] Ficus strangulensis Modified from JMB's EDDY": Ficus Strangulensis, 1996.
    • Review of JMB's poem, "A transduction of Primero Suefio by Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz": Gregory Vincent Saint Thomasino: 1996.
    • "Spinal Speech": JMB; May 20, 1992.
    • "Lost and Found Times": Edited by JMB; No. 35, November 1995.
    • "Sole Ant[,] Hommage a Ry Nikonova": JMB and Robin Crozier; 1995.
    • "Typewriting in a Swimming Pool": John Also Bennett; 1995.
    • "Dung Leg": JMB; 1995.
    • "Passion Rom": JMB and Robin Crozier; 1995.
    • "The": Robin Crozier and JMB: 1995.
    • "The Bag": Robin Crozier and JMB; 1995.
    • "Day-Sat" Lucien Suel; translated from French by JMB; 1994.
    • "Ab Horseshoe": JMB and Jim Leftwich; 1996.
    • "Twelve Pieces for Scotch Tape and JMB (Patrick Mullins Revises JMB)": Patrick Mullins, 1996.
    • "Fish, Man, Control, Room": JMB; 1995.


    • Postcard from Ben Bennett to JWB: [ca. 1991-1995?].
    • "Reading JMB[;] How to read and think about the poetry of JMB": Gregory Vincent Saint Thomasino; 1995.
    • Photocopy of a section of, "Taproot Reviews": Number 7, Volume 8; 1995. that reviews work of JMB.
    • Postal flier advertising, "For The Seventh Generation Artists Talks and Performances": the Chenango County council of the Arts and Golden Artist Colors, Inc.; 1993.
    • Letter from JWB addressed to "Dear Folks": December 26, 1995.
    • "Pools": JMB; 1994.
    • Copy of letter from J.M. Evans to JMB: August 30, 1996.
    • Flier advertising, "JMB Performs New Poetry with Jim Wiese": ACME Art Company; 1996.
    • Letter from JMB addressed "Dear Folks": September 16, 1996.
    • Photocopy of a section of, "Taproot Reviews": Number 9, volume 10; 1996. that reviews work of JMB.
    • Photocopy of article, "Acme Art's take on 'May Show' gathers varied, exemplary images": Lesley Constable; the Columbus Dispatch; May 16, 1993.
    • Flier advertising, "Ear Witness A Public Poetry Reading Series" in which JMB was performing: 1993.
    • "Reviews for Autoreverse: Hal McGee; 1995.
    • "Mind Noir & el Siglo De Oro": Susan Smith Nash; [ca. 1995?]. Note from JMB to JWB Written on the back.
    • "EDDY": JMB; 1995.
    • "Plastic Bottle Salary": Robin Crozier and JMB; 1994.
    • "Luna Bisonte Prods Catolog No. 20 1994": Luna Bisonte Prods.
    • **Following documents attached to each other.
    • Letter from JPB to JWB and KGB: March 22, 1996.
    • "the Elephant # 1": Peter Bennett; [ca. 1996?].
    • **End attached documents.
    • "Floaters": JMB; June 1, 1994.
    • "Caliban": Edited by Lawrence R. Smith: 1993.


    • "Blaster": Dr. Al. Ackerman;1994.
    • Folded into the pages of the above listed document is a note from JMB to JWB along With, "a few reviews" of the "Columbus 'Viviano's": September 25, 1996.
    • "Mind Noir & el Siglo de Oro": Susan Smith Nash; 1995.
    • "Lost and Found Times": Edited by JMB; Number 33; October, 1994.
    • "Bribage Cartooniano": Fabio Doctorovich; 1994.
    • Review of, "Just Feet" by JMB: "TaprootReviews #6"; 1995.
    • ** Following documents folded together.
      • Note from JMB to JWB, on paper showing a Romanian train ticket, concerning the credits for JMB's autobiography: February 11, 1997.
      • "Acknowledgments" section of [JMB's autobiorgraphy?]: JMB; [ca. 1997?].
    • ** End documents folded together.
    • "Bennett": J. Michael Mollohan; 1997.


    • "Reversion: Piles of That": JMB; 1994.
    • "Prime Sway[;] A Transduction of Sor Juana’s Primero Sueno, 1692": JMB; 1994.
    • "Freeway Gas Station": JMB; 1973.


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Box 156

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    Box 157

    Folder 1587-1588
    1. Subfolder titled, "Bibliography- JWB Papers"
      • "Classic Anthropology": JWB; reprinted from American Anthropologist; Volume 100, Number 4, 1999.
      • Career Vitae for JWB: JWB; May 30, 1999.
      • "Chronological List of All Publications Written or Edited by JWB": JWB; Version edited January, 1998.
      • Pages nine and ten of Washington University Magazine depicting comic strips displayed by Different professors, including JWB: Fall, 1982.
      • "Industrialization and Urbanization in Japan: The Emergence of Public Discontent": JWB and Solomon B. Levine; reprinted from HABITAT. An International Journal; Vol. 2 No. 1/2, Pergamon Press, 1977. "Also published in I. Tinker and M. Buvinic, The Many Facets Of Human Settlement, Science and Society, New York: Pergamon Press and American Association of the Advancement of Science."
      • "Agricultural Cooperatives in the Development Process: Perspectives from Social Science": JWB and Program Associate, Land Tenure Center at the University of Wisconsin, Madison; "Monograph No. 4 of the California Agricultural Policy Seminar[;] Department Of Applied Behavioral Sciences[;] University of California, Davis[;] May, 1979."
      • "The Impact of Human Activities on the Physical and Social Environments: New Directions in Anthropological Ecology": JWB, Edward Montgomery, and Thayer Scudder; reprinted From Annual Review of Anthropology; Volume 2, 1973.
      • "The Interpretation of Pueblo Culture: A Question of Values": JWB; reprinted from Southwestern Journal of Anthropology; Vol. 2, No. 4, Winter, 1946.
      • "The Development of Ethnological Theory as Illustrated by Studies of the Plains Sun Dance": JWB; reprinted from American Anthropologist, Vol. 46, April-June, 1944.
      • "Tradition, Modernity and Communalism in Japan's Modernization": JWB; reprinted from Journal of Social Issues; Vol. 24, No. 4, 1968.
      • "Communal Brethren of the Great Plains": JWB; reprinted from Trans-action, 1966.
      • "Introduction: Planned Change in Perspective": JWB; reprinted from Human Organization; Vol. 18, No. 1; [ca. 1958].
      • "Anthropological Contributions to the Cultural Ecology and Management of Water Resources": JWB; article is contained in, "Man & Water[:] the Social Sciences in Management of Water Resources": Edited by L. Douglas James; 1974.
      • Newspaper article featuring JWB's study of communes titled, "Communes: A Friendly, Pessimistic View": Patricia Rice; St. Louis Post-Dispatch: December 6, 1970.
      • "Communes and Communitarianism": JWB; from Theory and Society; Volume 2., 1975.
      • Symposium seven of the 8th Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, "Ecology in Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences: Man-Culture-Habitat Relationship": JWB, Jean Hiernaux, and Hitoshi Watanabe: Date unknown.
      • "Characterological, Strategic, and Institutional Interpretations of Prairie Settlement": JWB and Seena B. Kohl for the Western Canadian Studies Conference held at the University of Calgary; March 8-9, 1974.
      • ** End subfolder.


      • "Official Program" for, "The Fourth North American Symposium on Society and Resource Management": The School of Natural Resources, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison: May 17-20, 1992.
      • "Book of Abstracts" for, "The Fourth North American Symposium on Society and Resource Management": The School of Natural Resources, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University of Wisconsin-Madison: May 17-20, 1992.


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    Box 158

    Folder 1589-1607
    1. Emails exchanged between Melissa Eichhorn and JMB, re shipping materials in Boxes 158-162 to OSU. The materials in these boxes were held by Rose Shapiro who had planned to write a biography of JWB and KGB. Shapiro died in 2009.


    2. 2 sheets notes in JWB's hand, outlining the biography planned by Rose Shapiro.


    3. A job application for a social work position submitted by KGB and correspondence regarding same, 1940. KGB was hired by United Charities of Chicago. Also includes several CVs of KGB, ca. 1985, and letters inquiring about jobs, 1985.


    4. Several letters to JWB, 1963, from JPB, JMB, and others, and other materials.


    5. Letters to JWB from JMB (some from Mexico), and others, all 1962.


    6. Several letters to JWB from JPB, ca. 1962-1971 (and perhaps an earlier card).


    7. 4 letters and cards to JWB from JPB, 1984.


    8. Several letters to JWB from JPB, KGB, Elsa Bennett, and others, ca. 1963-1965.


    9. Wedding invitation, 1984, to JWB and KGB re James P. Sterbens, a neighbor of KGB and JWB in St. Louis.


    10. Letters to JWB from Florence Hawley and Donovan Senter, 1943-1945, re military sanitation, Mexicans, and other matters; Robert Ritzenthaler, 1946-1984 re archaeology and other matters; and George Quimby, 1939-1984, re archaeology, and personal and other matters.


    11. Program for a memorial for Sol Tax, Nov. 20, 1885. Offprint of article by JWB, "Applied and Action Anthropology", from Current Anthropology, v. 36, 1996, which refers to Sol Tax.


    12. JWB's letters and postcards to Amron Katz, 1935-1939, re Beloit College's southwestern archaeological expeditions.


    13. Letters from JWB to KGB, 1942, written from Pittsfield, IL and Augusta, GA re personal matters, southern culture, Herbert Passin, and other subjects.


    14. Letters to JWB from Claire Lichtenberg and others, apparently friends from Beloit College, 1938-1939.


    15. Letters to JWB from his father, 1937-1939.


    16. Letters to JWB from Jane Whitehead, 1933-1940. Apparently Whitehead was a romantic interest of JWB's at the time.


    17. Photocopied group of letters from JWB (in Japan) to KGB, JMB, JPB, Kurt and Carla Wolff, ca. 1949. Includes some letters written on trip across US to Seattle, where he took ship to Japan. Letters include observations on Japan, field notes, impressions, and personal matters. Cf. Box 2(A) for the originals of most, probably all, of these letters.


    18. Letters to JWB from "Various Beloit Classmates", "including letters from Ralph Beals, after RBMU expedition" (note by JWB), ca. 1936-1940.


    19. Letters and notes to KGB from Andrew [Arnold], 1937-1938. Also a 1944 letter to KGB re a divorce proceeding for "Arnold vs. Arnold", apparently referring to the divorce of KGB from Andrew Arnold.


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    Box 159

    Folders 1608-1615
    1. Several letters to JWB and KGB from JMB (in Mexico), 1962-1963; and 2 letters from Los Angeles, 1966. Also 2 sheets notes in KGB's hand.


    2. Letters and cards to JWB and KGB from JMB and CMB, 1995-1999; and 2 letters from JPB, 1962 and 1995.


    3. Several letters to KGB from her father, 1936-1966 (mostly 1966) up to his death in 1966.


    4. Letters to KGB from JWB and JMB (both from Saskatchewan, Iowa, Montana, etc.), 1960; early cards from JPB and JMB to KGB; letters to KGB from JWB from Puerto Rico, 1961 and Sudan, ca. 1965; letters to KGB from JPB, ca. 1960; and a 1985 letter to KGB from JWB from Saskatchewan.


    5. Letters to KGB, ca. 1930's to 1960's, and other material. Includes letters from MWD [Maggie Dagen], Bobi Goldsmith, Kurt and Carla Wolff, Mary McKeever, and others. Includes phone list, a real estate contract, and other material.


    6. JWB's note re this folder: "KGB’s letters to JWB on moves & trips: 1941-1944 (Also misc. KGB items)". Also includes some 1940 JWB notes to KGB; several greeting cards; and an envelope described by JWB (note in his hand) as "Miscellaneous Notes, Letters, Mementos - 1940's - Chicago".


    7. Letters from JWB and his parents; letters to KGB from her father; letters from JWB to his parents, ca. 193-?, re a trip to Mexico; letters to JWB and KGB from David Sills; letter from JPB (1960); JMB (1960); 1958 letter to KGB from Cora Passin; and other letters, ca. 193- to 1961.


    8. Small notebook of KGB's, ca. 1940's. Notes pertain to psychiatric social work.


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    Box 160

    Folders 1616-1620
    1. Letters from JWB to his parents, 1935-1940, from Southwest expeditions, Texas, Chicago, and other places.


    2. Letters to KGB from her mother, 1958-1961. Includes one letter to KGB from Cora Passin, 1957.


    3. Letters to JWB from KGB while JWB was working in Canada (not continuously), 1960-1965. Includes 1 letter, 1962, from JPB to JWB. Letters deal with family matters.


    4. Letters and cards from JWB to his parents, 1934-1939, from New Mexico (from the Beloit Southwest Expedition), Chicago, Iowa, Arizona, Texas, Mexico, and other places.


    5. Note in JWB's hand: "Mock Case Record for Katie, at marriage, 1940". Social work case jacket and form, dated Dec. 7, 1940, in envelope, to celebrate wedding of JWB and KGB.


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    Box 161

    Folders 1621-1626
    1. Letters from JWB to KGB from Japan, ca. 1966, when JWB was at Waseda University. Cards and letters from Carla Wolff to KGB ca. 1958-1960. 2 cards to KGB from "Rose", 1959-1961. Letter from another "Rose" [Shapiro?, ca. 1990's?]. 2 small notebooks of KGB's, nd. Several undated letters or notes by KGB, partially in shorthand. 3 charge plates from Lazarus [a department store], Columbus, with KGB's name.


    2. Housing and household goods procurement and assignment forms and inventories re JWB's and KGB's house in the Denencho-fu neighborhood of Tokyo, Japan, 1949-1950.


    3. Letters from KGB to JWB, 1949, when JWB was in Japan and KGB still in Ohio; several 1939 letters to KGB from Robert Snyder; letters to JWB and JMB from KGB when the former were in Saskatchewan, 1960; 2 letters to JWB from his mother Elsa, ca. 1956; and other material. Cf. also Folder 1624.


    4. Letters and cards from KGB to JWB, from Columbus to Japan, 1949. Also 1 letter to JWB from Ed [Bruner?] of the Anthropology Division of Ohio State University re departmental issues. Also some cards from JPB and JMB. Cf. also Folder 1623.


    5. Correspondence received by JWB 1932-1940 re various archaeological projects, and graduate study in anthropology at the University of Chicago. Includes several letters from George Quimby.


    6. Group of 3X5 address cards, mostly from Chicago area, typed or in JWB's hand, and other material. Ca. late 1930s - early 1940s.


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    Box 162

    Folders 1627-1647
    1. "Office of War Info., Chicago, 1941, Interviews" - label of original box that contained all the folders in this Box 162. Each folder contains original holographic, original typed, or carbon copy typed reports for the Office of War Information, consisting of interviews made by JWB [and some others], and reports summarizing same.


    2. Title of folder: "Negro Rumors March 8-16". Summarizes fears of pogroms of Negros in the US and other rumors in the negro community. 3 undated reports.


    3. 5 reports: "Special Report on Trends in Negro Leadership in Chicago"; "Special Report" (re a negro worker); "Special Report" (re "gossip in liberal circles…in Chicago"); "Special Report", 1943, (re "Increased Communist activity among the Negros in Chicago"); and "Memorandum on War Morale in Chicago", 1942.


    4. 6 documents, each consisting of an account of interviews on the "Personal Impact of the War". Interview no. 2 is dated 1943. Includes interviews 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.


    5. 2 reports on the propaganda techniques and influences on public opinion of the Chicago Tribune newspaper. One of the reports is dated Jan. 1943.


    6. Several reports and interviews re absenteeism in Chicago war plants. Also includes mimeo and printed documents from the National Opinion Research Center, 1943; the Office of War Information, 1943; and the War Manpower Commission, 1942 – all re labor and absenteeism.


    7. Various documents, reports, and interviews, 1942, re War Savings Program, availability of consumer goods, and related matters.


    8. Report from Herbert Passin re "The Mexicans in /Chicago", [ca. 1942-1943?].


    9. Report, 1943, by JWB and Herbert Passin, titled "Tensions in the Chicago Area". In the folders that follow, each of the "Tensions" reports covers a separate week in Jan.-Mar. 1943 [Folders 1635-1643].


    10. Report, [1943?], by JWB and Herbert Passin, titled "Tensions in the Chicago Area".


    11. Report, [1943?], "Tensions in the Chicago Area".


    12. Report, [1943?], "Major Tensions in Chicago".


    13. Report, [1943?], "Major Tensions in Chicago".


    14. Report, [1943?], by JWB and Herbert Passin, "Some Tensions in Chicago".


    15. Report, [1943?], by JWB and Herbert Passin, "Tensions in the Chicago Area".


    16. Report, [1943?], by JWB and Herbert Passin, "Major Tensions in Chicago".


    17. Report, [1943?], by JWB and Herbert Passin, "Major Tensions in the Chicago Area".


    18. Report by Herbert Passin, "German Americans in Chicago", [ca. 1942-1943?].


    19. Report by Herbert Passin, [ca. 1942-1943?], "Report on the State of Mind among German Americans in Chicago, with Special Reference to the Workers".


    20. Report by JWB, [ca. 1943-1944], "Miscellaneous Information on Various Ethnic Groups in Chicago".


    21. "Drake's Negro Indent. War" - an analysis of African American citizens' dentification with the war


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    Contents:

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    Boxes 1-10    Boxes 11-20    Boxes 21-30    Boxes 31-50    Boxes 51-70    Boxes 71-90   
    Boxes 91-110    Boxes 111-130    Boxes 131-150    Boxes 151-162   



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