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The Papers of the Norfolk Forum

Scope and Contents - Series Descriptions - Container Listing

HISTORICAL SKETCH

The Norfolk Forum is believed to be the oldest nonprofit, public lecture series in the U.S. Established in 1932 during the Great Depression by Dr. Vincent H. Ober and a handful of other Norfolk citizens, the Norfolk Forum held its first series of lectures during the 1933-34 season. Originally, the Forum was named the "Norfolk Portsmouth Forum of Public Affairs," but it changed its name to the "Norfolk Forum" during its first season. This name and a stellar reputation have stuck with the Norfolk Forum for over 70 years. The Forum incorporated on June 2, 1941.

The Norfolk Forum's first membership drive began the summer before the 1933-34 season, consisting of a booth in the lobby of the Smith and Welton department store as well as requests taken by J.E. Capps, the Forum's president at the time. Approximately, 1,150 persons joined the Norfolk Forum during its first year, exceeding an initial goal of 1,100 people. The cost of a ticket for the first season was only $1. To this day, seasons typically begin in the fall and end in the spring, and usually consist of three to four speakers. The Norfolk Forum only sells season memberships, not tickets to individual speakers.

The Norfolk Forum originally hosted speakers at the 1000 seat auditorium at Blair Junior High School. During the 1936-37 season, two out of the scheduled five speakers were hosted at the City Auditorium, which could seat double this number. The Norfolk Forum used the City Auditorium all of the 1937-38 season, and then returned to Blair Auditorium for the 1938-39 season. They continued using this space until the 1943-44 season. At that time they moved to the new 1,300 seat USO Auditorium, but the Norfolk Forum and the USO could not come to a mutual agreement of terms so the Forum moved back to Blair at the end of that season. Lectures continued at Blair Auditorium until the Fall of 1947. After that time, the Forum moved to the larger Center Theater. In 1972 the Norfolk Forum moved to the 2,481 seat Chrysler Hall and has sponsored speakers in this venue ever since.

The Forum's speakers have included presidents, prime ministers, princes and queens, diplomats, politicians, comedians, writers, journalists, playwrights, poets, correspondents, Pulitzer Prize winners, spies, scientists, adventurers, comedians, musicians, actors and actresses, judges, and many professions too varied to list. Traditionally, male speakers are expected to appear in black tie, as their lecture, often accompanied by a reception, is considered a formal affair.

A board of directors made up of local citizens governs the Norfolk Forum. The Forum is supported entirely by income from ticket sales and a grant from the Bruce Shafer World Peace Fund, which supports one speaker yearly on the topic of world peace.

SCOPE AND CONTENTS

The Papers of the Norfolk Forum date from the early 1930's to the present time. Accessions to the collection are received on a regular basis from the Norfolk Forum Historian. The collection contains information about the business of the group, its history, and the numerous speakers sponsored by the Forum. Included are information on the Forum's membership, board of directors, correspondence, committees, policies, calendars and season programs, tickets, brochures, news clippings, and speaker biographies. Also included are audiotapes and videotapes of Forum oral history interviews and select speakers, and numerous photos of various speakers and receptions.

SERIES DESCRIPTIONS

Series I: Business. This series is broken into twelve sub-series related to the business of the Norfolk Forum. These are: A. Agendas and Minutes; B. Budget and Finances; C. Bylaws and Incorporation; D. Committees; E. Correspondence and Mailing Lists; F. Forms and Stationary; G. Insurance; H. Membership; I. Officers and Directors; J. Policies and Procedures; K. Subscriptions and Ticket Sales; and L. Miscellaneous Business.

Sub-series A: Agendas and Minutes. This sub-series contains the agendas and minutes from Norfolk Forum Board meetings, as well as meeting announcements. Material dates from 1981 to the present time. Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

Sub-series B: Budget and Finances. This sub-series contains treasurer's reports from as far back as 1945 up until the present time. Also included are tax returns and various receipts and invoices. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series C: Bylaws and Incorporation. This sub-series contains the Bylaws, Certificate of Incorporation, and related materials of the Norfolk Forum. Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

Sub-series D: Committees. This sub-series contains committee agendas, minutes, committee membership lists, correspondence, and other related materials from 1970 onward. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series E: Correspondence and Mailing Lists. This sub-series contains general and specific correspondence dating as far back as 1943. It should be noted that various correspondence exists throughout the entire Norfolk Forum collection, not just this sub-series. Much of the correspondence in the Norfolk Forum papers is filed more appropriately under specific topics within other series and sub-series. This sub-series also includes mailing lists and labels, change of address notices, "while you were out" messages, and information on a computer database for the Norfolk Forum's membership and mailing lists. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series F: Forms and Stationary. This sub-series contains various forms and stationary including parking passes, speaker contract forms, letterheads, and envelopes. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Sub-series G: Insurance. This sub-series contains insurance policy information for the Norfolk Forum, as well as material related to specific insurance related incidents. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series H: Membership. This sub-series contains membership lists, member resolutions and appreciations, and other related materials. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series I: Officers and Directors. This sub-series contains listings of Norfolk Forum officers, directors, and board members from the 1930's to the present time. Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

Sub-series J: Policies and Procedures. This sub-series contains various policies and procedures for the Norfolk Forum. Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

Sub-series K: Subscriptions and Ticket Sales. This sub-series contains correspondence and advertisements to subscribers, season ticket purchases from subscribers, copies of Forum tickets and ticket proofs, subscriber surveys, and correspondence related to ticket refunds. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series L: Miscellaneous Business. This sub-series contains miscellaneous material related to Norfolk Forum business that did not fit easily under other sub-series. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Series II: Events. This series is broken into five sub-series related to Norfolk Forum Events. These are: A. Business; B. Calendars; C. Invitations; D. Programs; and E. Receptions.

Sub-series A: Business. This sub-series contains business items and correspondence specifically related to Norfolk Forum events. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Sub-series B: Calendars. This sub-series contains various calendars of interest to the Norfolk Forum. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year. For Norfolk Forum speaker calendars and season programs, see sub-series D: Programs.

Sub-series C: Invitations. This sub-series contains invitations to Norfolk Forum events and the schedules / programs for these events. Materials are arranged chronologically by year.

Sub-series D: Programs. This sub-series contains season programs, as well as program drafts, for the Norfolk Forum from the 1950's to the present time. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series E: Receptions. This sub-series contains correspondence, invoices, schedules, and other information related to Norfolk Forum receptions, including the reception in honor of the Norfolk Forum's 50th Anniversary. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Series III: History. This series contains material related to the Norfolk Forum's history. Included are biographies of various members, information and correspondence related to early members in the Norfolk Forum's history, a Norfolk Forum history project and oral histories conducted in the late 1990's, and the drafts and final copies of The Best Ticket in Town: A History of the Norfolk Form. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Series IV: Publicity. This series is broken into three sub-series relating to advertising and media coverage of the Norfolk Forum and its events. These are: A. Brochures; B. Media Announcements; and C. News Clippings.

Sub-series A: Brochures. This sub-series contains copies of Norfolk Forum brochures, brochure drafts, and information on costs needed to produce these brochures. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series B: Media Announcements. This sub-series contains press releases and announcements, public service announcements, media contact lists, and various correspondence related to advertising and public relations for the Norfolk Forum. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year.

Sub-series C: News clippings. This sub-series contains news clippings, editorials, and announcements in the newspaper related to the Norfolk Forum and its events and speakers from the 1930's to the present time. Also included in this sub-series is an index of articles related to the Norfolk Forum from 1947 to 1997. Materials are arranged alphabetically by topic and then chronologically by year. Newspaper clippings related specifically to Norfolk Forum Speakers are located with the appropriate speaker in Series V. Speakers, Sub-series A. Forum Speakers.

Series V: Speakers. This series is broken into three sub-series related to actual and prospective Norfolk Forum Speakers. These are: A. Forum Speakers; B. Prospective Speakers; and C. Speaker Agencies.

Sub-series A: Forum Speakers. This sub-series contains information on Norfolk Forum Speakers including biographical and background material; business, speaker contracts, and correspondence; newspaper clippings, and speeches introducing the speakers. The majority of the speakers represented are from the 1980's to the present time, with a few speakers from the 1970's. Materials are arranged alphabetically by speaker's last name. For information on earlier speakers, see Series IV. Publicity, Sub-series C. News Clippings.

Sub-series B: Prospective Speakers. This sub-series contains information and correspondence related to prospective speakers that did not actually speak before the Norfolk Forum, speaker recommendations, and rejection letters from prospective speakers. Materials are arranged alphabetically by speaker's last name and subject heading.

Sub-series C: Speaker Agencies. This sub-series contains information related to various speaker agencies including promotional material for the agencies and their speakers, and correspondence between the Norfolk Forum and these agencies. Materials are arranged alphabetically by agency name.

Series VI: Other Organizations. This series contains three sub-series including information on other organizations and corporations. These are: A. Affiliated Organizations; B. Other Forums, and C. Services and Leasing Agencies.

Sub-series A: Affiliated Organizations. This sub-series contains information about organizations associated with the Norfolk Forum, such as the Bruce Shafer World Peace Trust and the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia. Materials are arranged alphabetically by organization name.

Sub-series B: Other Forums. This sub-series contains information about other forums and lecture series similar to the Norfolk Forum. Materials are arranged alphabetically by organization name.

Sub-series C: Services and Leasing Agencies. This sub-series contains information related to various businesses and agencies that the Norfolk Forum has done business with, specifically the leasing of space for events and receptions, and making arrangements for speaker transportation and accommodations. Materials are arranged alphabetically by organization name.

Series VII: Multimedia. This series contains audiotapes and videotapes of Norfolk Forum Oral Histories and selected speaker appearances. This series is divided into two sub-series: A. Audiocassettes and B. Videocassettes. Items are then arranged chronologically by the date of the interview or event.

Sub-series A: Audiocassettes. This sub-series contains mini-audiocassettes of the Norfolk Forum Oral History Project. This was conducted in 1997 by the Norfolk Forum with the assistance of Mr. Paul Chandler Moulton, a local historian and teaching assistant at ODU, as part of the Norfolk Forum's History Project.

Sub-series B: Videocassettes. This sub-series contains VHS tapes of various speakers.

Series VIII: Photographs. This series contains photographs of various Norfolk Forum speakers and events. Photos are arranged chronologically by the date of the event.

PROVENANCE

On loan from the Norfolk Forum, June 2000.

ACCESS

Open to researchers without restrictions. Questions on literary property rights should be directed to the Special Collections Librarian.

SIZE

17 Hollinger Document Cases, 11 photograph boxes, 1 VHS tape box, and 1 mini-audiocassette box. 11.5 Linear feet.

COLLECTION NUMBER

MG 77

CONTAINER LISTING

Series I: Business

Sub-series A: Agendas and Minutes

Box 1

1. Board Agendas and Minutes 1981
2. Board Agendas and Minutes 1982
3. Board Agendas and Minutes 1983
4. Board Agendas and Minutes 1984
5. Board Agendas and Minutes 1985
6. Board Agendas and Minutes 1986
7. Board Agendas and Minutes 1987
8. Board Agendas and Minutes 1988
9. Board Agendas and Minutes 1989
10. Board Agendas and Minutes 1990
11. Board Agendas and Minutes 1991
12. Board Agendas and Minutes 1992
13. Board Agendas and Minutes 1993
14. Board Agendas and Minutes 1994
15. Board Agendas and Minutes 1995
16. Board Agendas and Minutes 1996
17. Board Agendas and Minutes 1997
18. Board Agendas and Minutes 1998
19. Board Agendas and Minutes 1999
20. Board Agendas and Minutes 2000
21. Board Agendas and Minutes 2001
22. Board Agendas and Minutes 2002
23. Board Agendas and Minutes 2003
24. Board Agendas and Minutes 2004
25. Board Agendas and Minutes - Miscellaneous [n.d.]

Sub-series B. Budget and Finances

Box 2

1. Receipts and Invoices - Various 1980-1990
2. Tax Return 1993
3. Treasurer's Reports 1945-1946
4. Treasurer's Reports 1980-1990
5. Treasurer's Reports 1990-2000
6. Treasurer's Reports 2000-present

Sub-series C. Bylaws and Incorporation

7. Bylaws 1990
8. Certificate of Incorporation 1941
9. Incorporation Payment and Report 1996-1997

Sub-series D. Committees

10. Committees 1970-1980
11. Committees 1980-1990
12. Committees 1990-2000
13. Committees - Ad hoc Committee on the Future of the Norfolk Forum 2001-2002
14. Committees - Ad hoc Committee on the History of the Norfolk Forum 1996-1997
15. Committees - Ad hoc Committee on Proposed Student Participation 1996
16. Committees - Arrangements Committee 1980-1990
17. Committees - Endowment Committee 1990-2000
18. Committees - Entertainment Committee 1990-2000
19. Committees - Long Range Planning Committee 1990-2000
20. Committees - Nominating Committee 1980-1990
21. Committees - Nominating Committee 1990-2000
22. Committees - Nominating Committee 2000-present
23. Committees - Program Committee 1980-1990
24. Committees - Program Committee 1990-2000
25. Committees - Publicity Committee 1980-1990
26. Committees - Speakers Committee 1990-2000
27. Committees, Responsibilities of

Sub-series E. Correspondence and Mailing Lists

Box 3

1. Board Meeting Absences 1990-2000
2. Board Resignations 1980-1990
3. Board Resignations 1990-2000
4. General Correspondence 1943-1950
5. General Correspondence 1980-1990
6. General Correspondence 1990-2000
7. Letters to Board Members 1980-1990
8. Letters to Board Members 1990-2000
9. Letters to Carter Scott [1989-1997]
10. Letters from Marquis Childs [1948-1956]
11. Letters Regarding Panhandlers at Chrysler Hall [1994]
12. Letters Regarding Program Schedules [1982, 1994]
13. Mailing List / Labels
14. Mailing List Address Changes 1980-1990
15. Mailing List Address Changes 1990-2000
16. Membership / Mailing List Computer Database [1995]
17. "While You Were" Out messages 1980-1990
18. "While You Were" Out messages 1990-2000
19. "While You Were" Out messages [n.d.]

Sub-series F. Forms and Stationary

20. Parking Pass Form [1993-1994]
21. Parking Signs "Reserved for Speakers"
22. Speaker Contracts (blank)
23. Stationary

Sub-series G. Insurance

24. Insurance Policy Certificates, Changes, and Endorsements 1990-2000
25. Insurance Policy Manual 1990-2000
26. Insurance Schedules and Renewals 1990-2000
27. Incident, January 24, 1993
28. Incident, October 5, 1993
29. Incident, May 1, 1994
30. Incident, October 7, 1996

Sub-series H. Membership

Box 4

1. Conflict of Interest - William Van Buren [1997]
2. General Membership Articles [1933-1960]
3. Membership List 1983
4. Membership List 1984-1985
5. Member Resolutions / Appreciations [1995-1998]

Sub-series I. Officers and Directors

6. Officers 1930-1940
7. Officers and Directors 1940-1950
8. Officers and Directors 1950-1960
9. Officers and Directors 1960-1970
10. Officers and Directors 1970-1980
11. Officers and Directors 1980-1990
12. Officers and Directors 1990-2000
13. Officers and Directors 2000-present

Sub-series J. Policies and Procedures

14. President's Checklist
15. Reception Procedures
16. Ticket Chairman Routine

Sub-series K. Subscriptions and Ticket Sales

Box 5

1. Correspondence to Subscribers 1960-1990
2. Correspondence to Subscribers 1990-2000
3. Correspondence to Subscribers 2000-Present
4. Forum Tickets 1980-1990
5. Forum Tickets 1990-2000
6. Forum Tickets 2000-Present
7. Forum Tickets - Proofs 1990-2000
8. Season Ticket Sales - Brochures 1980-1990
9. Season Ticket Sales - Brochures 1990-2000
10. Season Ticket Sales - Correspondence 1980-1990
11. Season Ticket Sales - Correspondence 1990-2000
12. Subscriber Surveys 1990-2000
13. Ticket Refunds 1990-2000

L. Miscellaneous Business

14. Expansion [1990s]
15. Miscellaneous Notes

Series II: Events

Sub-series A. Business.

16. Event Parking 1997-1998
17. Pre-Forum Dinner, October 15, 1997

Sub-series B. Calendars

18. Arts News Calendar, October 1982
19. President's Calendar 1996

Sub-series C. Invitations

Box 6

1. Event Invitations and Programs 1988
2. Event Invitations and Programs 1994
3. Event Invitations and Programs 1995
4. Event Invitations and Programs 1996
5. Event Invitations and Programs1997
6. Event Invitations and Programs 1999
7. Event Invitations and Programs 2000
8. Event Invitations and Programs 2001
9. Event Invitations and Programs 2002
10. Event Invitations and Programs 2003
11. Event Invitations and Programs 2004
12. Event Invitations and Programs 2005

Sub-series D. Programs

13. The Norfolk Forum Season Program 1950-1960
14. The Norfolk Forum Season Program 1960-1970
15. The Norfolk Forum Season Program 1970-1980
16. The Norfolk Forum Season Program 1980-1990
17. The Norfolk Forum Season Program 1990-2000
18. The Norfolk Forum Season Program 2000-present
19. The Norfolk Forum Season Program Drafts 1997-1998
20. The Norfolk Forum Season Program Drafts 1998-1999

Sub-series E. Receptions

21. 50th Anniversary Reception [1983-1984]
22. 50th Anniversary Reception: Prospective Speaker Walter Cronkite [1983-1984]
23. Reception Budget 1990-2000
24. Reception Invoices: Cuisine and Company [1995]
25. Reception Invoices: Harbor Club 1982, 1997]
26. Reception Schedules 1980-1990
27. Reception Schedules 1990-2000
28. Receptions: Various

Series III: History

29. Biographies of Members -- Various
30. Early Members: Abeles, Charles T. & Mrs. Sally
31. Early Members: Anderson, Alfred & Mrs. Katherine Hutten
32. Early Members: Calcott, Mr. & Mrs. A.O.
33. Early Members: Capps, John E.
34. Early Members: Chambers, Lenoir
35. Early Members: Clark, Morton H.
36. Early Members: Darden, Colgate W., Jr.
37. Early Members: Dudley, Roy W.
38. Early Members: Gordon, Conigsby Matheson
39. Early Members: Harrell, William Lee & Mrs.
40. Early Members: Harris, Winder R.
41. Early Members: Hoffman, Walter E.
42. Early Members: Jaffe, Louis I.
43. Early Members: Martin, Roy
44. Early Members: Mendoza, Dr. Louis
45. Early Members: Newby, L.L.

Box 7

1. Early Members: Nottingham, Cherry
2. Early Members: Ober, Dr. Vincent Hilles
3. Early Members: Scott, Glenn
4. Early Members: Tunstall, Whit P.
5. Early Members: Tyler, Stockton Heth
6. Early Members: Van Buren, William R., III
7. Early Members: Wagenheim, Michael
8. Early Members: Whitehurst, Dr. G. William
9. Historian 1990-2000
10. History of the Forum: Articles, Copies, and Notes
11. History Project [1998]
12. History Project: Correspondence [1995-1998]
13. Oral History Release Forms [1997]
14. Photo Requests
15. Publication of the Forum's History: Expenses [1997-1998]
16. Publication of the Forum’s History: Publisher [1998]

Box 8

1. The Best Ticket in Town: Draft
2. The Best Ticket in Town: Draft II
3. The Best Ticket in Town: Sales and Promotion
4. The Best Ticket in Town: A History of the Norfolk Forum (5 copies)

Series IV: Publicity

Sub-series A. Brochures

Box 9

1. Brochures 1990
2. Brochures 1990: Costs
3. Brochures 1990: Drafts and Proofs

Sub-series B. Media Announcements

4. Media Announcements 1981
5. Media Announcements 1982
6. Media Announcements 1983
7. Media Announcements 1984
8. Media Announcements 1985
9. Media Announcements 1986
10. Media Announcements 1987
11. Media Announcements 1988
12. Media Announcements 1989
13. Media Announcements 1990
14. Media Announcements 1991
15. Media Announcements 1992
16. Media Announcements 1993
17. Media Announcements 1994
18. Media Announcements 1995
19. Media Contacts
20. Public Relations 1980-1990
21. Public Relations 1990-2000

Sub-series C. News clippings

Box 10

1. Editorials 1950-1960
2. Editorials 1960-1970
3. Editorials 1970-1980
4. Editorials 1990-2000
5. Forum Speakers 1930-1940
6. Forum Speakers 1940-1950
7. Forum Speakers 1950-1960
8. Forum Speakers 1960-1970
9. Forum Speakers 1970-1980
10. Forum Speakers 1980-1990
11. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1930-1940
12. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1940-1950
13. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1950-1960
14. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1960-1970
15. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1970-1980
16. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1980-1990
17. Forum Calendars / Announcements 1990-2000
18. Forum Calendars / Announcements 2000-Present
19. List of Articles related to the Norfolk Forum from 1947-1997
20. Various Articles 1940-1950
21. Various Articles 1960-1970

Series V: Speakers

Sub-series A. Forum Speakers

Box 11

1. Debate: Mary Matalin and James Carville - Biography and Background
2. Debate: Mary Matalin and James Carville - News Clippings [March 1995]
3. Debate: Mary Matalin and James Carville - Business and Correspondence [1994-1995]
4. Debate: Phyllis Schlafly and Sarah Weddington - Introduction [November 14, 1989]
5. Debate: Phyllis Schlafly and Sarah Weddington - News Clippings [November 1989]
6. Abend, Hallett - Introduction [January 7, 1943]
7. Adler, Mortimer - Business and Correspondence [1983]
8. Adler, Mortimer - News Clipping [January 1985]
9. Agar, Herbert - Introduction [April 6, 1948]
10. Albright, Madeline - News Clippings [October 2001]
11. Allen, Joy - Introduction [February 11, 1942]
12. Anderson, Jack - Biography and Background
13. Anderson, Jack - Business and Correspondence [1981-1982]
14. Annison, Michael - News Clippings [December 1983]
15. Bailey, Pearl - Biography and Background
16. Bailey, Pearl - Introduction [October 20, 1987]
17. Bailey, Pearl - News Clippings [October 1987]
18. Ballard, Robert D. - News Clippings [May 2003]
19. Barak, Ehud - News Clippings [October 2002]
20. Bloomberg, Michael - Biography and Background
21. Bork, Robert - Biography and Background
22. Bork, Robert - Business and Correspondence [1992]
23. Bork, Robert - News Clippings [November 1992]
24. Bradlee, Ben - Introduction [February 11, 1998]
25. Brady, Ray - Biography and Background
26. Breashears, David - Biography and Background
27. Breashears, David - Business and Correspondence [1998-1999]
28. Breashears, David - Introduction [May 11, 1999]
29. Britt, L.D. - Biography
30. Brokaw, Tom - Biography and Background
31. Brokaw, Tom - Business and Correspondence [1991-1992]
32. Brokaw, Tom - News Clippings [January 1993]
33. Brzezinski, Zbgniew - Introduction [September 18, 1990]
34. Brzezinski, Zbgniew - News Clippings [September 1990]

Box 12

1. Burger, Warren - Biography and Background
2. Burger, Warren - Business and Correspondence [1987]
3. Burger, Warren - News Clippings [November 1987]
4. Burns, Ken - Biography and Background
5. Burns, Ken - Business and Correspondence [1995]
6. Burns, Ken - Introduction [February 27, 1996]
7. Burns, Ken - News Clippings [February 1996]
8. Bush, George - Biography and Background
9. Bush, George - Business and Correspondence [1993-1994]
10. Bush, George - News Clippings [February 1994]
11. The Capital Steps - Biography and Background
12. The Capital Steps - Business and Correspondence [1992]
13. The Capital Steps - Introduction [September 29, 1992]
14. Cheney, Dick - Biography and Background
15. Cheney, Dick - Business and Correspondence [1993]
16. Compton, Ann - News Clippings [November 1984]
17. Cuomo, Mario - Biography and Background
18. Cuomo, Mario - Business and Correspondence [1992-1993]
19. Cuomo, Mario - News Clippings [October 1993]
20. De Klerk, F.W. - Business and Correspondence [1999]
21. Dole, Bob - Business and Correspondence [1997]
22. Dole, Bob - News Clippings [November 1997]
23. Dole, Elizabeth - Biography and Background
24. Dole, Elizabeth - Business and Correspondence [1998]
25. Dole, Elizabeth - Introduction [October 1, 1998]
26. Dole, Elizabeth - News Clippings [October 1998]

Box 13

1. Ervin, Sam J. - Biography and Background
2. Ervin, Sam J. - Business and Correspondence [1981-1982]
3. Fallows, James - Biography and Background
4. Fallows, James - Business and Correspondence [1996-1997]
5. Fallows, James, Kevin Phillips, and Charlie Rose - News Clippings [February 1997]
6. Ford, President Gerald - Business and Correspondence [1989]
7. Ford, President Gerald - Introduction [September 20, 1989]
8. Ford, President Gerald - News Clippings [September 1989]
9. Friedman, Thomas - News Clippings [January 2005]
10. Goodall, Jane - Biography and Background
11. Goodall, Jane - Business and Correspondence [1996-1997]
12. Goodall, Jane - Introduction [April 1, 1997]
13. Goodall, Jane - News Clippings [April 1997]
14. Goodall, Jane - Jane Goodall Institute
15. Goodwin, Doris K. - Newsclippings [May 2002]
16. Goodman, Ellen - Introduction [October 9, 1990]
17. Gore, Al - Newsclippings [January 2004]
18. Graham, Senator Frank Porter - Introduction [December 6, 1949]
19. Grasso, Richard - News Clippings [October 2003]
20. Jarvis, Dr. Charles - Business and Correspondence [1981-1982]
21. King, Coretta Scott - Biography and Background
22. King, Coretta Scott - Business and Correspondence [1981-1982]
23. King, Larry - Biography and Background
24. Kirkpatrick, Dr. Jeane - Biography and Background
25. Kirkpatrick, Dr. Jeane - Business and Correspondence [1992-1994]
26. Kirkpatrick, Dr. Jeane - News Clippings [May 1994]
27. Kissenger, Henry - Business and Correspondence [1991]
28. Kissenger, Henry - Introduction [September 30, 1991]
29. Kissenger, Henry - News Clippings [1991]
30. Knop, Werner - Introduction [December 9, 1952]
31. Koch, Ed - Introduction [February 5, 1991]
32. Koch, Ed - News Clippings [February 1991]
33. Koop, C. Everette - Introduction [April 16, 1991]
34. Koop, C. Everette - Business and Correspondence [1991]
35. Koop, C. Everette - News Clippings [April / May 1991]
36. Krzyzewski, Mike - News Clippings [2003]
37. Landers, Ann - Business and Correspondence [1991]
38. Lewis, Anthony - News Clippings [January 1984]
39. Lynch, Peter - Biography and Background
40. Lynch, Peter - Business and Correspondence [1995]
41. Lynch, Peter - Introduction [November 7, 1995]
42. Lynch, Peter - News Clippings [November 1995]
43. MacNeil, Robert - Biography and Background
44. MacNeil, Robert - Business and Correspondence [1993-1994]
45. MacNeil, Robert - News Clippings [November 1994]
46. Major, John - Business and Correspondence [1997]
47. Major, John - Introduction [October 15, 1997]
48. Major, John - News Clippings [October 1997]
49. Martin, Judith (Miss Manners) - News Clippings [March 2002]
50. McCullough, David - Biography and Background
51. McCullough, David - News Clippings [April 2005]
52. McDowell, Charles - Biography and Background
53. Middleton, Drew - Biography and Background
54. Middleton, Drew - Business and Correspondence [1982]

Box 14

1. Moyers, Bill - Biography and Background
2. Moyers, Bill - Business and Correspondence [1986]
3. Moyers, Bill - News Clippings [November 1986]
4. Mulroney, Brian - Biography and Background
5. Mulroney, Brian - Business and Correspondence [1994-1995]
6. Mulroney, Brian - Introduction [September 19, 1995]
7. Mulroney, Brian - News Clippings [September 1995]
8. Nader, Ralph - News Clippings [October 1970]
9. O'Neill, Jr., Thomas P. - Business and Correspondence [1990]
10. O'Neill, Jr., Thomas P. - Introduction [April 17, 1990]
11. Osgood, Charles - Biography and Background
12. Osgood, Charles - Introduction [October 21, 1980]
13. Osgood, Charles - News Clippings [1980]
14. Page, Clarence - Biography and Background
15. Page, Clarence - Business and Correspondence [1992]
16. Phillips, Kevin - Biography and Background
17. Phillips, Kevin - Business and Correspondence [1996]
18. Pierpoint, Robert - Biography and Background
19. Pierpoint, Robert - Business and Correspondence [1982]
20. Pierpoint, Robert - News Clippings [October 1992]
21. Powell, Colin - Biography and Background
22. Powell, Colin - Business and Correspondence [1992-1994]
23. Powell, Colin - News Clippings [September 1994]
24. Powell, Judy - Biography and Background
25. Raman, T.A. - Business and Correspondence [1944]
26. Rather, Dan - Biography and Background
27. Rather, Dan - Business and Correspondence [1997-1998]
28. Rather, Dan - Introduction [November 8, 1998]
29. Reich, Robert - News Clippings [October 2003]
30. Roberts, Cokie - Biography and Background
31. Roberts, Cokie - Business and Correspondence [1994-1995]
32. Roberts, Cokie - Introduction [April 2, 1996]
33. Roberts, Cokie - News Clippings [April 1996]
34. Rose, Charlie - Biography and Background
35. Rose, Charlie - Business and Correspondence [1996-1997]
36. Rowan, Carl - Biography and Background
37. Rowan, Carl - News Clippings [February 1987]
38. Russell, Mark - Biography and Background
39. Russell, Mark - Business and Correspondence [1982-1983, 1995-1997]
40. Russell, Mark - Introduction [November 19, 1996]
41. Russell, Mark - News Clippings [November 1996]
42. Schneider, William - Business and Correspondence [1997]
43. Siskel, Gene and Roger Ebert - Biography and Background
44. Siskel, Gene and Roger Ebert - Business and Correspondence [1992-1993]
45. Siskel, Gene and Roger Ebert - News Clippings [December 1993]

Box 15

1. Steinbrenner, George - Business and Correspondence [1993-1995]
2. Steinbrenner, George - News Clippings [January 1995]
3. Thatcher, Margaret - Business and Correspondence [1991-1992]
4. Thatcher, Margaret - News Clippings [April 1992]
5. Trudeau, Garry - Biography and Background
6. Trudeau, Garry - Business and Correspondence [1998-1999]
7. Trudeau, Garry - Introduction [February 23, 1999]
8. TuTu, Desmond Archbishop - Business and Correspondence [1996-1997]
9. Ueberroth, Peter - Biography and Background
10. Ueberroth, Peter - Business and Correspondence [1993-1994]
11. Ueberroth, Peter - News Clippings [April 1994]
12. Van Buren, Abigail - Introduction [January 13, 1981]
13. Walters, Barbara - Biography and Background
14. Walters, Barbara - Business and Correspondence [1992-1996]
15. Walters, Barbara - News Clippings [September / October 1996]
16. Walters, Barbara - Introduction [October 2, 1996]
17. Watts, J.C. - News Clippings [2004]
18. Will, George F. - Biography and Background
19. Will, George F. News Clippings [March 1989]
20. Williams, Junius H. - Biography and Background
21. Wolfe, Tom - Biography and Background
22. Wolfe, Tom - Business and Correspondence [1982-1986]
23. Wolfe, Tom - News Clippings [1986]
24. Introductions - Miscellaneous
25. Speaker Biographies - Miscellaneous

Sub-series B. Prospective Speakers

26. Carter, Stephen [1995]
27. de Klerk, F.W. [1996]
28. Gumbel, Bryant [1992]
29. Rainer, Prince [1993-1994]
30. Richards, Anne [1993-1994]
31. Rukeyser, Louis [1994]
32. Seinfeld, Jerry [1997]
33. Speaker Recommendations 1980-1990
34. Speaker Recommendations 1990-2000
35. Speaker Rejections [1986-1998]

Sub-series C. Speaker Agencies

Box 16

1. Capital Speakers
2. Cassidy and Fishman
3. CC & L Speakers Group
4. The Fischer Ross Group
5. Greater Talent Network
6. Henry Walker Agency
7. ICM Artists
8. The Jerome Group
9. Johnson and Company
10. K & S Speakers
11. The Kendig Speaker's Network
12. Keppler Associates
13. Leigh Bureau
14. Pacific Mountain Network
15. Potomac Speakers Bureau
16. Ross Associates Speakers Bureau

Box 17

1. Royce Carlton
2. Ruth Alban Speakers Service
3. Sheila Grant's International Celebrity Network
4. Speakers Guild
5. Washington Speakers Bureau
6. W. Colston Leigh, Inc.
7. William Morris Agency
8. Speaker Agencies - Miscellaneous

Series VI: Other Organizations

Sub-series A. Affiliated Organizations

9. The Bruce Shafer World Peace Trust [1993-1998]
10. The Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia [1990]
Sub-series B. Other Forums
11. Portsmouth Forum [1939, 1945-1946]
12. Richmond Forum [1994-1996]
13. Town Hall of Cleveland Lecture Series [1979-1983]
14. Virginia Beach Forum [1996]
15. World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads [1993-1994]
16. Miscellaneous Forums

Sub-series C. Services and Leasing Agencies

17. Blair Junior High School Auditorium [1935]
18. Center Theater [1940-1950]
19. Harbor Club [1993-1994]
20. Omni Hotel [1993-1995]
21. Scope and Chrysler Hall [1982-1997]
22. Miscellaneous Services and Leasing Contacts
23. Miscellaneous Oversize Photographs (from Series VIII, See Box 32)

Series VII: Multimedia

Sub-series A: Audiocassettes

Box 18

1. Index Cards containing questions (45 qty)
2. Mini-Audiocassette: Dr. Wilcox Ruffin 6/6/97
3. Mini-Audiocassette: Carter Scott 7/26/97
4. Mini-Audiocassette: E.L. Ryan, Sr. 7/30/97
5. Mini-Audiocassette: John Ryan 8/1/97 (2 qty)
6. Mini-Audiocassette: Allen Donn 8/12/97
7. Mini-Audiocassette: Glenn Scott [n.d.]
8. Mini-Audiocassettes: Not labeled (5 qty)

Sub-series B: Videocassettes

Box 19

1. Beta Videotape: James Lovell, December 12, 2000 (1 of 3)
2. Beta Videotape: James Lovell, December 12, 2000 (2 of 3)
3. Beta Videotape: James Lovell, December 12, 2000 (3 of 3)
4. DVCam Videotape: Captain Jim Lovell, December 12, 2000
5. Betacam SP Videotape: Ken Starr, January 9, 2001
6. VHS Videotape: Ken Starr, January 9, 2001
7. DVCam Videotape: Ken Starr, January 9, 2001

Series VIII: Photographs

Box 20

1. John Major, October 15, 1997
2. Dave Barry, April 7, 1998
3. Elizabeth Dole, October 1998
4. Dan Rather, November 1998

Box 21

1. Garry Trudeau, February 1999
2. David Breshears, May 1999
3. F. W. Deklerk, October 1999

Box 22

1. "Capital Gang", November 1999
2. Michael. Bloomberg, April 2000

Box 23

1. Phillipe de Montebello, May 2000
2. Walter Cronkite, October 2000

Box 24

1. James Lovell, December 12, 2000
2. Ken Starr, January 2001
3. Andrew Young, May 2001

Box 25

1. Madeleine Albright, October 29, 2001
2. Stuart Varney, November 2001
3. Judith Martin, March 2002
4. Doris Kearns Goodwin, May 2002

Box 26

1. Ehad Barak, October 2002
2. P.J. O'Rourke, November 2002
3. Fred Thompson, April 2003

Box 27

1. Dr. Ballard [n.d.]
2. Coach "K", September 2003
3. Robert Reich, October 2003

Box 28

1. Al Gore, January 2004
2. J.C. Watts, March 2004
3. Queen Noor, June 2004

Box 29

1. Tim Russert, October 2004
2. Thomas Friedman, January 2005
3. David McCollough, April 2005

Box 30

  1. Rudy Giuliani, September 2005
  2. Andrea Mitchell, February 2006
  3. Rob Fischer, April 2006
  4. Colin Powell, September 2006

Box 31

  1. Colin Powell, September 2006 (continued)
  2. Admiral Joe Prueher and Ted Fisherman, November 2006
  3. Bill Moyers, January 2007
  4. Bob Schieffer, September 2007
  5. Jeff Shana, January 2008
  6. James Baker, April 2008
  7. Newt Gingrich, September 2008

Box 32

  1. Newt Gingrich, September 2008 (continued)
  2. Angela Braly, October 2008
  3. T. Boone Pickens, October 2009
  4. Unknown 2009
  5. David Sokol [undated]
  6. 8277 [unknown speaker]
  7. 8278 [unknown speaker]
  8. 8279 [unknown speaker]
  9. 8496 [unknown speaker]

Box 33

  • Box contains several miscellaneous loose photos and negatives
  •  Miscellaneous oversize photos are located in Box 17, Folder 23.

 

Revised 12/04/2012