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THE FULTON OURSLER, JR. PAPERS
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Box: 2 Fold: 44 Sagan, Carl - Printed Materials
DATE SPAN: 01/14/1976 - 06/21/1976

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous printed materials by and about Carl Sagan, including a profile on Sagan from the New Yorker, and a copy of "An Analysis of 'Worlds in Collision'" by Sagan.

Box: 2 Fold: 45 Schlesinger, Arthur
5/23/1991

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Arthur Schlesinger to Fulton Oursler, Jr., mostly regarding personal matters.

Box: 2 Fold: 46 Spivak, Lawrence E.
DATE SPAN: 08/06/1980 - 08/18/1980

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Lawrence E. Spivak to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with a carbon from Oursler to Spivak, mostly regarding John Gardner and Meet the Press.

Box: 2 Fold: 47 Thomas, Lowell
DATE SPAN: 12/01/1964 - 03/04/1976

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from Lowell Thomas to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Thomas, mostly personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 48 Thompson, Robert, Sir
DATE SPAN: 10/16/1973 - 10/24/1980

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLSs and 1 ALS from Sir Robert Thompson to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Thompson and other correspondence, mostly regarding articles by Thompson for RD and research performed by RD for Thompson.

Box: 2 Fold: 49 Uris, Leon
DATE SPAN: 03/16/1972 - 11/15/1972

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from Leon Uris to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Uris and correspondence between Oursler and Uris' literary representatives, mostly regarding articles by Uris for RD. Includes the following items:

TLS from Leon Uris to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (8/4/1972);

TLS from Leon Uris to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (10/26/1972).

Box: 2 Fold: 50 Velikovsky, Immanuel - Correspondence, 1950-62
DATE SPAN: 06/16/1950 - 12/31/1962

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs and 1 carbon TL from Immanuel Velikovsky to Fulton Oursler, Sr. at Reader's Digest, with 2 TLSs from Dean B. McLaughlin to Oursler, carbons from Oursler to Velikovsky and McLaughlin, and 1 carbon TMs of quotes from the media on Velikovsky's work; all regarding Velikovsky's theories of astronomy and geology.

Box: 2 Fold: 51 Velikovsky, Immanuel - Correspondence, 1973-75
DATE SPAN: 09/19/1973 - 12/18/1975

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from Immanuel Velikovsky to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with photocopy TLSs from Velikovsky to Reader's Digest and correspondence between Oursler and Robert Strother and others, all regarding the publication of articles by and about Velikovsky in RD.

Box: 2 Fold: 52 Velikovsky, Immanuel - Correspondence, 1976-90
DATE SPAN: 01/07/1976 - 04/02/1990

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs from Immanuel Velikovsky to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Velikovsky, correspondence between Gordon A. Atwater, Ruth Velikovsky Sharon and others, all regarding Velikovsky's work.

Box: 2 Fold: 53 Velikovsky, Immanuel - Printed Material
DATE SPAN: 03/01/1972 - 06/30/1980

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous articles and newsclippings regarding Immanuel Velikovsky and Gordon A. Atwater, including 6 issues of "Pensee: Student Academic Freedom Forum" (1972-74).

Box: 2 Fold: 54 Wallace, DeWitt
DATE SPAN: 01/23/1946 - 11/12/1986

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence between DeWitt Wallace and Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Wallace, 2 TLSs from Fulton Oursler, Sr. to Wallace, and other correspondence, all regarding articles by Wallace and others for RD.

Box: 2 Fold: 55 Wallace, DeWitt - In Memoriam
DATE SPAN: 04/02/1981 - 05/08/1984

DESCRIPTION: Typescript eulogies and ephemera relating to the memorial services of DeWitt Wallace and Lila Acheson Wallace by Reader's Digest employees and readers.

Box: 2 Fold: 56 Wallace, DeWitt - In Memoriam, Pamphlets
DATE SPAN: [04/02/1981]? - [05/08/1984]?

DESCRIPTION: Pamphlets by Reader's Digest in remembrance of DeWitt Wallace and Lila Acheson Wallace.

Box: 2 Fold: 57 West, Morris
DATE SPAN: 06/14/1978 - 10/13/1978

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Morris West to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to West, mostly regarding an article by West for RD.

Box: 2 Fold: 58 Westmoreland, William Childs
6/14/1976

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Gen. William Childs Westmoreland to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, mostly personal.

Box: 2 Fold: 59 White, Theodore H.
DATE SPAN: 05/07/1975 - 05/21/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Theodore H. White to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with 1 TMs of "Meaning of America" by White and 1 carbon from Oursler to White, mostly regarding the TMs.

Box: 2 Fold: 60 Wynne, David
3/17/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from David Wynne to Clarice Fontaine at Reader's Digest, mostly regarding an article by Wynne for RD.

Box: 2 Fold: 61 Zolotow, Maurice - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 11/05/1984 - 09/16/1989

DESCRIPTION: 9 TLSs and 1 ACS postcard from Maurice Zolotow to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Zolotow and 1 TLS from Robert G. Pearson to Oursler, all mostly regarding articles by Zolotow and Pearson for RD.

Box: 2 Fold: 62 Zolotow, Maurice - Mss.
DATE SPAN: [11/05/1984]? - [09/16/1989]?

DESCRIPTION: 2 photocopy TMss of "Unforgettable Bill W." by Maurice Zolotow and Robert G. Pearson.

Box: 2 Fold: 63 Michener, James A. - Correspondence, 1970
DATE SPAN: 11/10/1970 - 12/15/1970

DESCRIPTION: 5 TLSs and 1 TN/TMs from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. and others at Reader's Digest, with 1 carbon from Oursler to Michener, all mostly regarding the writing of "Kent State". Includes the following items:

TLS from James A. Michener to "Toney, Andy, Leslie, Albert," (i.e., Fulton Oursler, Jr. et al.) (11/5/1970);

TLS from James A. Michener to "Tony, Andy, Leslie, Albert," (Fulton Oursler, Jr. et al.) (11/8/1970);

TLS from James A. Michener to "Troupe" (Fulton Oursler, Jr. et al.) (11/12/1970);

TN/TMs from James A. Michener to "Andy, Leslie", consisting of a 1 p. TMs with TN at top by Michener, "Tony had the good idea of a one-pager on this..." (n.d.);

TLS from James A. Michener to "Tony and Andy" (Fulton Oursler, Jr. et al.) (12/10/1970; 2 pp.);

TLS from James A. Michener to "Tony, Andy, Leslie and Albert:" (Fulton Oursler, Jr. et al.) (12/15/1970; 11 p.; signed for Michener by "no").

Box: 2 Fold: 64 Michener, James A. - Correspondence, 1971-72
DATE SPAN: 06/24/1971 - 08/11/1972

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs, 1 carbon TLS and 5 telexes from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. and others, with carbons from Oursler to Michener, mostly regarding "The Drifters" and "China Diary" and arrangements for Michener to go to China with Richard Nixon. Includes the following items:

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (5/4/1971);

TLS from James A. Michener to Kay Z. Kautz (7/2/1971);

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (3/3/1972);

Carbon TLS from James A. Michener to "Ray", with ANS to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at bottom left corner (8/11/1972).

Box: 2 Fold: 65 Michener, James A. - Correspondence, 1973-74
DATE SPAN: 06/06/1973 - 12/09/1974

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs and 1 carbon TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr., with carbons from Oursler to Michener and others, mostly regarding "Remington", "Centennial", "Corruption in America", "Morality in America", "Lame Beaver" and other Michener projects. Includes the following items:

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (6/6/1973);

Carbon TLS from James A. Michener to "Albert, Tony, Owen, Nadia," (Fulton Oursler, Jr. et al.) (7/12/1973);

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (1/19/1974).

Box: 2 Fold: 66 Michener, James A. - Correspondence, 1975-78
DATE SPAN: 02/07/1975 - 10/23/1978

DESCRIPTION: 1 TL and 1 ALS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr., with carbons from Oursler to Michener and others, mostly regarding "What America Means to Me" and "Where Did All the Animals Go?". Includes the following items:

TL from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (2/20/1975; signed for Michener by "no");

ALS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (7/21/1975).

Box: 2 Fold: 67 Michener, James A. - Correspondence, 1981-83
DATE SPAN: 12/11/1981 - 12/21/1983

DESCRIPTION: 2 TLSs, 1 carbon TLS and 1 ACS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest and others, with carbons from Oursler to Michener, mostly regarding "Poland" and other projects of Michener's. Includes the following items:

ACS postcard from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. from Guadalcanal and the Solomon Islands (n.d.; "This is not the Guadalcanal I remember...");

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (12/11/1981);

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (6/12/1982);

Carbon TLS from James A. Michener to The Editor of the New York Times Sunday Magazine (8/9/1983).

Box: 2 Fold: 68 Michener, James A. - Correspondence, 1984-87
DATE SPAN: 01/23/1984 - 08/05/1987

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS and 2 photocopy TLSs from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest, with carbons from Oursler to Michener and other correspondence, mostly regarding Michener's research for "Texas". Includes the following item:

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (5/4/1986).

Box: 2 Fold: 69 Michener, James A. - South Africa, Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 04/22/1978 - 05/17/1978

DESCRIPTION: 3 TLSs from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. at Reader's Digest regarding the research, writing and editing of "Covenant". Includes the following items:

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (4/22/1978; 3 pp. with 1 attached TNS post script from Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr., "P.S. I refuse to believe that...");

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (5/15/1978);

TLS from James A. Michener to Fulton Oursler, Jr. (date reads 5/17/1987, but time stamp states 5/23/1978).

Box: 2 Fold: 70 Michener, James A. - South Africa, Misc. Correspondence
DATE SPAN: [04/03/1978]? - [06/16/1980]?

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence between Fulton Oursler, Jr., William Schultz, Errol Uys and others at Reader's Digest and James A. Michener all regarding the research, writing, editing and publication of "The Covenant". Contains several photocopy letters by Michener but no originals; includes photocopy draft of the publication contract.

Box: 2 Fold: 71 Michener, James A. - Mss., "China Diary"
DATE SPAN: [02/21/1972]? - [02/28/1972]?

DESCRIPTION: Carbon TMs of "China Diary" by James A. Michener with some hand corrections, regarding Richard Nixon's visit to China in February, 1972.

Box: 2 Fold: 72 Michener, James A. - Mss., "China Diary"
DATE SPAN: [02/21/1972]? - [02/28/1972]?

DESCRIPTION: Various carbon and photocopy TMss fragments of "China Diary" by James A. Michener with notes by Reader's Digest editors and hand corrections.

Box: 3 Fold: 1 Michener, James A. - Mss., "Corruption in America"
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1974]? - [01/31/1974]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs, 2 photocopy TMs and 1 photocopy proof of "Corruption in America" by James A. Michener.

Box: 3 Fold: 2 Michener, James A. - Mss., "The Covenant"
DATE SPAN: [09/01/1978]? - [10/31/1979]?

DESCRIPTION: Photocopy TMss of various chapters of "The Covenant" by James A. Michener, with notes by Fulton Oursler, Jr. and Errol Uys of Reader's Digest.

Box: 3 Fold: 3 Michener, James A. - Mss., "The Covenant"
DATE SPAN: [05/01/1978]? - [05/31/1978]?

DESCRIPTION: 1 photocopy TMs outline of "The Covenant" by James A. Michener and Errol L. Uys.

Box: 3 Fold: 4 Michener, James A. - Mss., "What America Means to Me"
4/17/1975

DESCRIPTION: 1 TMs with corrections and 1 photocopy TMs of an untitled work (probably "What America Means to Me") by James A. Michener. (TMs begins: "There are many good nations in this world, and I have lived in most of them.")

Box: 3 Fold: 5 Michener, James A. - Biography by John P. Hayes
7/16/1984

DESCRIPTION: Photocopy TMs excerpts of "James Michener: A Biography" by John P. Hayes.

Box: 3 Fold: 6 Michener, James A. - Biographical Sketches
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1972]? - [01/01/1980]?

DESCRIPTION: 4 brief TMs biographical sketches of James A. Michener, probably for use in Reader's Digest.

Box: 3 Fold: 7 Michener, James A. - "Christmas Story"
DATE SPAN: 08/10/1981 - 03/02/1982

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence between Fulton Oursler, Jr. and others at Reader's Digest regarding a possible Christmas television special for Telecom based on a story told to Oursler by James A. Michener. Includes 1 TMs/memo by Oursler describing the meeting in which Michener related to him the story.

Box: 3 Fold: 8 Michener, James A. - Clippings
DATE SPAN: 05/15/1972 - 09/30/1985

DESCRIPTION: Newsclippings and articles relating to James A. Michener.

Box: 3 Fold: 9 Waller, Albert C. - Mss., "Government As It Is"
10/23/1978

DESCRIPTION: 1 photocopy TMs of "Government As It Is" by Albert C. Waller, found among the materials relating to James A. Michener; the connection of the TMs to Michener is unknown.

Box: 3 Fold: 9.5 American Heritage Magazine - Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 03/04/1991 - 08/30/1991

DESCRIPTION: 4 TLSs and 2 photocopy TMs contracts from Richard F. Snow at American Heritage Magazine to Fulton Oursler, Jr. regarding Oursler's article on his father and the Duke of Windsor.

Box: 3 Fold: 10 Franklin D. Roosevelt Library
DATE SPAN: 05/12/1986 - 10/25/1990

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from William R. Emerson at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Library to Fulton Oursler, Jr., with 1 photocopy TLS from Oursler to Emerson, both regarding Oursler's research in to a meeting between Fulton Oursler, Sr. and FDR in December, 1940. Includes 2 photocopy articles on FDR tape recording discussions in his office.

Box: 3 Fold: 11 Ormerod, (Cyril) Berkeley, Sir
DATE SPAN: 12/17/1981 - 03/12/1982

DESCRIPTION: 1 TLS from Sir (Cyril) Berkeley Ormerod to Fulton Oursler, Jr., with carbons from Oursler to Ormerod, all regarding the meeting between Fulton Oursler, Sr., the Duke of Windsor and Capt. Vyvyan Drury in the Bahamas in 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 12 Miscellaneous Correspondence
DATE SPAN: 05/19/1983 - 12/11/1990

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous correspondence between Fulton Oursler, Jr. and others regarding the research and publication of his article on his father's interview with the Duke of Windsor in 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 13 "Secret Treason" - Mss.
DATE SPAN: [01/01/1991]? - [11/01/1991]?

DESCRIPTION: 3 photocopy TMs with some hand corrections of "Secret Treason" by Fulton Oursler, Jr.

Box: 3 Fold: 14 American Heritage Magazine - Press Kit
11/14/1991

DESCRIPTION: 1 press kit by American Heritage Magazine prepared with press release and issue of the magazine on the publication of Fulton Oursler, Jr.'s article "Secret Treason" regarding an interview between his father and the Duke of Windsor in December, 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 15 American Heritage Magazine - Press Kit
11/14/1991

DESCRIPTION: 1 press kit by the American Heritage Magazine, duplicate with the one in the previous folder with an extra issue of the magazine.

Box: 3 Fold: 16 "Secret Treason" - Clippings Re
11/15/1991

DESCRIPTION: Newsclippings regarding the publication of "Secret Treason" by Fulton Oursler, Jr. in American Heritage Magazine regarding an interview between his father and the Duke of Windsor in December, 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 17 Research Notes & Clippings
DATE SPAN: 12/04/1940 - 04/15/1991

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous notes and clippings by or collected by Fulton Oursler, Jr. for his article on Fulton Oursler, Sr.'s meeting with the Duke of Windsor in 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 18 Research Notes & Clippings
DATE SPAN: [12/04/1940]? - [04/15/1991]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous clippings and notes by and collected by Fulton Oursler, Jr. regarding a meeting between Fulton Oursler, Sr. and the Duke of Windsor in 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 19 Research Notes & Clippings
DATE SPAN: [12/04/1940]? - [04/15/1991]?

DESCRIPTION: Miscellaneous notes and clippings by and collected by Fulton Oursler, Jr. regarding a meeting between Fulton Oursler, Sr. and the Duke of Windsor in 1940.

Box: 3 Fold: 20 "American Spy"
DATE SPAN: 06/05/1981 - 06/29/1982

DESCRIPTION: Correspondence between Henry Hurt and Fulton Oursler, Jr. and others at Reader's Digest regarding the research, writing and editing of Hurt's article, "Is This American A Soviet Spy?" for RD.

Box: 3 Fold: 21 "American Spy" - Mss.
DATE SPAN: [06/05/1981]? - [06/29/1982]?

DESCRIPTION: TMss and proofs of "Is This American a Soviet Spy?" and its introduction by Henry Hurt, adapted from "Shadrin: The Spy Who Never Came Back" for Reader's Digest.

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