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SUB-SERIES Identifier: MC 704: T-351: Vt-247: Phon-037

Subseries B. Book production, 1978-1997 (#74.8-79.3, E.2)

Scope and Contents

Subseries B, Book production, 1978-1997 (#74.8-79.3, E.2), includes chapter drafts, publisher correspondence, and press and publicity for The White Blackbird. Also included is a draft manuscript with comments by Michelle Cliff, fan mail, and letters from friends on publication. Moore created a website (#E.2) for the second paperback edition of the book (Norton, 2009) in order to showcase Sargent McKean's paintings in color. A web site Honor Moore created about Margarett Sargent and her artwork is being captured periodically as part of Harvard University Library's Web Archive Collection (WAX). The subseries is arranged alphabetically.


  • Creation: 1802-2001
  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1900-1996

Language of Materials

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions:

Access. Some of Honor Moore's diaries (#21.7, 22.2, 22.3) and two folders of correspondence with Michelle Cliff (#39.4-39.5) are closed until her death. Series V, papers of Jenny McKean Moore, is closed until January 1, 2015. An appointment is necessary to use any audiovisual material.


53.96 linear feet ((104 file boxes, 7 folio boxes, 1 folio+ box, 1 supersize box) plus 2 folio folders, 5 folio+ folders, 5 oversize folders, 1 supersize folder, 76 photograph folders, 18 folio photograph folders, 5 folio+ photograph folders, 3 oversize photograph folders, 1 supersize photograph folder, 138 audiotapes, 6 videotapes, 1 phonograph record, 7 objects, electronic records)

Physical Location

Collection stored off site: researchers must request access 36 hours before use.


Repository Details

Part of the Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute Repository

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