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Guide to the Victor S. Navasky Papers TAM 594

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Collection processed by Jan Hilley, with the assistance of Mary Corcoran, Heather Mulliner, and Giana Ricci

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 25, 2018
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to include 2016 accession. Edited by Heather Mulliner to include 2017 accession  , November 2016 , April 2017

Container List

Series II: Navasky and The Nation, 1902-2015

Subseries IIA: Early History

Scope and Content Note

This subseries is arranged with other Nation materials as it provides a look at the magazine's early (pre-Navasky) years. It is likely, however, that its content was gathered as research for Navasky's book,  A Matter of Opinion, which devotes much attention to the history of  The Nation.

Highlights of this material include correspondence (mostly photocopies) associated with previous Nation editors and publishers and involving such notables as Clarence Darrow, Albert Einstein, Fiorello LaGuardia, John Maynard Keynes, Franklin and Theodore Roosevelt, Stephen Spender, Theodore Dreiser, Sinclair Lewis, and Adolf Hitler. There are also editorial memos; the unfinished draft of a book being written by Freda Kirchway, "The Nation – 1918 to 1958, Outline of a Book"; a variety of articles and speeches; the transcript of an oral history by Carey McWilliams; and a 1939 survey of The Nation subscribers conducted by Elmo Roper. Materials concerning  The Nation's financial history are also of interest.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 7 Folder : 1 "Changing Editorships" - McWilliams, Kirchwey
1919, 1951-1955, 1975
Box: 7 Folder : 2 Copies of memoranda, correspondence, statements re: Editors and Publishers (includes Villard, Wertheim, Kirchwey, Storrow, McWilliams)
1936-1976, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 3 Correspondence: Various
1949-1952, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 4 Editorial Memos: Staff (including Villard, Kirchwey, McWilliams and others)
1919-1952
Box: 7 Folder : 5 Editorial Memos: Staff (including Villard, Kirchwey, McWilliams and others)
1942-1953
Box: 7 Folder : 6 Editorial Memos: Staff (including Villard, Kirchwey, McWilliams and others)
1951-1971, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 7 "Eisenhower Letter-Publicity" (re: Soviet sponsored Anti-Semitism)
1953
Box: 7 Folder : 8 Finance: "Program for 'The Nation' A Prospectus"
1951, 1953
Box: 7 Folder : 9 Finance: "Program for 'The Nation' A Prospectus" (Drafts)
1951
Box: 7 Folder : 10 Finance: "Subject: The Nation Problems and Program" (Memorandum to Freda Kirchwey)
1948
Box: 7 Folder : 11 Financial History
1942-1953, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 12 Financial History
1966-1982
Box: 7 Folder : 13 General History
1940-1987, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 14 General History: Newspaper Clippings
1937-1987, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 15 Kirchwey, Freda: Correspondence (includes copies of letters from Clare Boothe Luce and Thomas Mann)
1943-1954, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 16 Kirchwey, Freda: Libel Suit (The Nation against  The New Leader and Clement Greenberg)
1951-1952
Box: 7 Folder : 17 Kirchwey, Freda: "The Nation--1918 to 1958, Outline of a Book" (unfinished draft)
undated
Box: 7 Folder : 18 "Korea-Memoranda"
1957
Box: 7 Folder : 19 Letters to the Editor: Copies of letters from Adolf Hitler and Stephen Spender (and associated material)
1925, 1951, 1964
Box: 7 Folder : 20 McWilliams, Carey
1960-1999, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 21 McWilliams, Carey
1972-1980, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 22 McWilliams, Carey: Articles and speeches
1951-1975, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 23 McWilliams, Carey: Articles and speeches
1956-1980, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 24 McWilliams, Carey: Bibliography of published writings and of books
1973, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 25 McWilliams, Carey: Book project to commemorate McWilliams (Festschrift)
1975-1988, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 26 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence (includes letters from Norman Corwin)
1952-1979, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 27 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence (exchange among McWilliams, Tom Hayden, Stanley Sheinbaum RE: John Anderson)
1979, 1980
Box: 7 Folder : 28 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence (includes letters from Rose Russell and Otto Nathan)
1948-1981
Box: 7 Folder : 29 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence and articles re: Assassinations (includes letter from Congressman Henry B. Gonzalez)
1974-1975
Box: 7 Folder : 30 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence and articles re: Time Magazine
1956-1968
Box: 7 Folder : 31 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence to Freda Kirchwey
1950-1951
Box: 7 Folder : 32 McWilliams, Carey: Correspondence with James Storrow
1965-1975, undated
Box: 7 Folder : 33 McWilliams, Carey: Editorial Project (includes letter from Wallace Stegner)
1957
Box: 8 Folder : 1-3 McWilliams, Carey: "Honorable in All Things" Interview transcript
1982
Box: 8 Folder : 4 McWilliams, Carey: Notes
1975, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 5-6 McWilliams, Carey: Oral history transcript
1978
Box: 8 Folder : 7 "Mentions of Nation articles, editors, writers"
1925, 1939, 1951, 1971, 1985, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 8 The Nation Associates
1949, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 9 The Nation banned in New York City public school libraries
1949-1950, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 10 The Nation NOT soft on Communism: List of articles
circa 1953
Box: 8 Folder : 11 Storrow, James J.: Memorial Service
1984
Box: 8 Folder : 12 Storrow, James J.: Personal Correspondence
1971, 1976, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 13 Storrow, James J. Files
1965-1966
Box: 8 Folder : 14 Storrow, James J. Files
1967-1968
Box: 8 Folder : 15 Storrow, James J. Files
1969-1975
Box: 8 Folder : 16 Storrow, James J. Files: Articles, newspaper clippings on a wide variety of topics
1960s, 1970s, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 17 Storrow, James J. Files: Carey McWilliams' employment agreement and related materials
1956-1966, 1972, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 18 Storrow, James J. Files: Carey McWilliams' resignation
1975-1976, undated
Box: 8 Folder : 19 Storrow, James J. Files: Reports submitted by Carey McWilliams
1958-Aug 1, 1962
Box: 8 Folder : 20 Storrow, James J. Files: Reports submitted by Carey McWilliams
Aug 1, 1962-Sep 1, 1964
Box: 8 Folder : 21 Storrow, James J. Files: Reports submitted by Carey McWilliams
Sep 1, 1964-Sep 1, 1966
Box: 8 Folder : 22 "A Study Conducted Among 978 Subscribers of The Nation" Elmo Roper
Aug 1939
Box: 8 Folder : 23 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) - Beard, Charles
1922-1946
Box: 8 Folder : 24 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) - B-D (includes letters from Hodding Carter, Clarence Darrow, Theodore Dreiser and John Foster Dulles
1915-1946
Box: 8 Folder : 25 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) - Einstein, Albert (German)
1931-1932
Box: 8 Folder : 26 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) E-G (includes letters from Felix Frankfurter and Ernest Greuning)
1907-1941
Box: 8 Folder : 27 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) H-L (includes letters from Cordell Hull, John Maynard Keynes, Fiorello Laguardia and Sinclair Lewis)
1929-1945
Box: 8 Folder : 28 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) M-R (includes letters from H.L. Mencken and Syngman Rhee)
1907-1948
Box: 8 Folder : 29 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) - Roosevelt, Franklin D.
1914-1940
Box: 8 Folder : 30 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) - Roosevelt, Theodore
1902-1903
Box: 8 Folder : 31 Villard, Oswald Garrison: Correspondence (copies) S-W (includes letter from Margaret Sanger)
1915-1943

Subseries IIB: Navasky as Editor, 1978-1995

Scope and Content Note

This subseries focuses on the period of Navasky's editorship of The Nation under publishers Hamilton Fish and Arthur Carter. As with the initial  Nation subseries, much of its content may have been collected for  A Matter of Opinion. There are agreements and contracts, as well as correspondence; material concerning the magazine's operation, including personnel issues; and a selection of press clippings during that period (1978-1995).

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 9 Folder : 1 Agreement to purchase assets between Nation Enterprises and The Nation Company Inc.
1985
Box: 9 Folder : 2 Agreement to purchase assets between Nation Enterprises and The Nation Company Inc.: Drafts
1985
Box: 9 Folder : 3 Agreement to purchase assets between Nation Enterprises and The Nation Company Inc.: Drafts (Exhibits)
1985
Box: 9 Folder : 4 Agreement to purchase assets between Nation Enterprises and The Nation Company Inc.: Exhibits B and C
1985
Box: 9 Folder : 5 Carter, Arthur
1986, 1994
Box: 9 Folder : 6 "Carter Materials"
1978-1986
Box: 9 Folder : 7 "Carter Materials"
1987-1993
Box: 9 Folder : 8 "Carter Materials": Notes and fragments
undated
Box: 9 Folder : 9 Cockburn, Alexander: Issues (includes letter from Elie Wiesel)
1986-1993, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 10 "Consolidation/Conglomeration"
1976-1983
Box: 9 Folder : 11 Contracts and agreements: Various
1985-1990, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 12 Correspondence (includes letters from Molly Ivins and Aryeh Neier)
1979-1993
Box: 9 Folder : 13 Fish, Hamilton: Materials related to 1977 option agreement to purchase The Nation
1977
Box: 9 Folder : 14 Kirchwey, Freda: Obituary
1976
Box: 9 Folder : 15 The Nation Book Club: Draft proposal
circa 1992
Box: 9 Folder : 16 The Nation critique
1977-1988, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 17 The Nation enterprises
1979
Box: 9 Folder : 18 "Nation-Getting There"
1976, 1977, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 19 The Nation purchase "Story" and terms
1985
Box: 9 Folder : 20 The Nation shareholders
1978-1979
Box: 9 Folder : 21 The New Statesman
1986-1992, undated
Box: 9 Folder : 22 The Newspaper Guild: 1989 Mediation, related materials
1988-1989, undated
Box: 10 Folder : 1-2 Organizational and Personnel Issues: Correspondence, Memos, Notes
1979-1993, undated
Box: 10 Folder : 3 Potential Merger with The New Republic
1952, 1989-1990
Box: 10 Folder : 4 Press clips, "Best of '78-95"
1978-1993, undated
Box: 10 Folder : 5 Storrow, James J.: Correspondence critical of The Nation and Fish/Navasky agreement
1982, undated

Subseries IIC: Navasky Becomes Publisher, 1995-2005

Scope and Content Note

This subseries has as its focus Navasky's purchase of The Nation and his preparation for taking over as publisher. There are memoranda, financial statements, and documents related to the actual purchase; however, the bulk of the material consists of Navasky's "New Nation" file, much of which is centered on potential investors and ideas for a relaunched  Nation.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 10 Folder : 6 Articles regarding the sale of The Nation
1995
Box: 10 Folder : 7 Draft memorandum on The Nation (Freedom Forum Media Studies Center)
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 8 Draft memorandum on The Nation (Institute of Politics)
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 9 Employment agreements - Navasky
1985, circa 1994
Box: 10 Folder : 10 The Nation Company Inc. financial statements March 31, 1993
1993
Box: 10 Folder : 11 The Nation Company, L.P. memorandum
Dec 24, 1998
Box: 10 Folder : 12 The Nation packet for potential advertisers (includes 1992 subcriber story)
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 13 The Nation "Private Placement Memorandum"
Mar 30, 1995
Box: 10 Folder : 14 The Nation "Private Placement Memorandum": Subscription booklet
Mar 30, 1995
Box: 10 Folder : 15 The Nation "Private Placement Memorandum": Subscription booklet- mended
May 11, 1995
Box: 10 Folder : 16 "The Nation November 1994 Projections, Assumptions on Which They are Based"
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 17 The Nation re: Prospectus
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 18 "New Nation" File: Allina, Franz
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 19 "New Nation" File: Ayers, Brandt
1986, 1993-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 20 "New Nation" File: Anselo, Rene
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 21 "New Nation" File: Brewster, David
1991-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 22 "New Nation" File: Bullitt, Stimson (and Linda Feldman)
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 23 "New Nation" File: Bunzl, Martin
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 24 "New Nation" File: California names and addresses
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 25 "New Nation" File: CD-ROM (Nation)
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 26 "New Nation" File: Cohen, Ben
1990-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 27 "New Nation" File: Cohn, Sam
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 28 "New Nation" File: Corn, David
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 29 "New Nation" File: Dubow, Aurthur
1986-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 30 "New Nation" File: Ellsworth, Whitney
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 31 "New Nation" File: Elson, Edward
1984-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 32 "New Nation" File: Epstein, Howard
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 33 "New Nation" File: Fulton, Katherine
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 34 "New Nation" File: Funabashi, Yoichi
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 35 "New Nation" File: Guber, Peter
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 36 "New Nation" File: Halperin, Lee
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 37 "New Nation" File: Harding, Deborah
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 38 "New Nation" File: Gelber, David
undated
Box: 10 Folder : 39 "New Nation" File: Greene, Wade
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 40 "New Nation" File: Hefner, Christie
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 41 "New Nation" File: Hunter, David
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 42 "New Nation" File: Ingram, Tom
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 43 "New Nation" File: Lear, Norman
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 44 "New Nation" File: Lerer, Kenneth
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 45 "New Nation" File: Loy, Frank
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 46 "New Nation" File: Karoff, Peter/TPI
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 47 "New Nation" File: Kenan, Amos
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 48 "New Nation" File: Kobak, James
1994
Box: 10 Folder : 49 "New Nation" File: Kobaker, Arthur
1988-1994
Box: 10 Folder : 50 "New Nation" File: Kovler, Peter
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 1 "New Nation" File: Mander, Jerry
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 2 "New Nation" File: Mankiewicz, John
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 3 "New Nation" File: McCormac, Win
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 4 "New Nation" File: Memo Comments '94
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 5 "New Nation" File: Millard, Peter
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 6 "New Nation" File: Menschel, Robert
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 7 "New Nation" File: Miller, Ken
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 8 "New Nation" File: Moose, Ed
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 9 "New Nation" File: Morgan, Dodge
1986-1994
Box: 11 Folder : 10 "New Nation" File: Morgan, Kim
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 11 "New Nation" File: The Nation direct mail materials
1988-1994
Box: 11 Folder : 12 "New Nation" File: The Nation lease
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 13 "New Nation" File: The Nation On-line
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 14 "New Nation" File: Neigher, Alan
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 15 "New Nation" File: New Information Superhighway
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 16 "New Nation" File: Newman, Paul
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 17 "New Nation" File: O'Connor, Carroll
1994-1995
Box: 11 Folder : 18 "New Nation" File: Palmieri, Victor
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 19 "New Nation" File: Perrota, David
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 20 "New Nation" File: Piel, Gerard
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 21 "New Nation" File: Pincus, Lionel
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 22 "New Nation" File: Potential investors (miscellaneous)
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 23 "New Nation" File: Price, Sol
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 24 "New Nation" File: Relaunched Nation: Business
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 25 "New Nation" File: Rubin, Miles
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 26 "New Nation" File: Scheer, Robert
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 27 "New Nation" File: Scheuer, Jeff
1992-1994
Box: 11 Folder : 28 "New Nation" File: Schulman, Grace
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 29 "New Nation" File: Skene, Neil
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 30 "New Nation" File: Sheinbaum, Stanley
1987, 1994
Box: 11 Folder : 31 "New Nation" File: Squires, Jim
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 32 "New Nation" File: Stack, Theresa
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 33 "New Nation" File: Steel, Lewis
undated
Box: 11 Folder : 34 "New Nation" File: Stone, Oliver
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 35 "New Nation" File: Streisand, Barbara
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 36 "New Nation" File: Strongin, Landry
1994, 1995
Box: 11 Folder : 37 "New Nation" File: Swarthmore potential investors file
1991-1994
Box: 11 Folder : 38 "New Nation" File: Tankersley, Bazy McCormick
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 39 "New Nation" File: Utne Reader list of visionaries
1995
Box: 11 Folder : 40 "New Nation" File: Westbrook, Hugh
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 41 "New Nation" File: Worker ownership
1991
Box: 11 Folder : 42 "New Nation" File: Vanden Heuvel, Katrina
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 43 "New Nation" File: Various papers
1979-1996
Box: 11 Folder : 44 "New Nation" File: Zabel, William
1994
Box: 11 Folder : 45 "New Nation" File: Zevin, Bob
1994

Subseries IID: Legal Issues

Scope and Content Note

Materials in this subseries reference several court cases that involved The Nation. The most extensively represented case is  Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.. The case stemmed from the appearance of a verbatim excerpt from a leaked copy of Gerald Ford's unpublished memoir,   A Time to Heal, in the April 7, 1979, issue of  The Nation. The excerpt dealt with Ford's unprecedented pardon of ex-president Nixon. While  The Nation felt that this was "fair use", Harper & Row saw it as copyright infringement. The District Court ruling for Harper & Row resulted in a financial settlement. The 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals, however, reversed that decision. The case was finally settled by the US Supreme Court in Harper & Row's favor. The collection contains documents from all three courts along with other materials related to the case.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 11 Folder : 46 Brand, Othal v. David C. Kibbe, Kenneth Baine, and The Nation Associates Inc.
1975, 1980-1982
Box: 11 Folder : 47 Brand, Othal v. David C. Kibbe, Kenneth Baine, and The Nation Associates Inc. : Court documents
1982
Box: 11 Folder : 48 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
1986, Mar 1988-Jun 1988
Box: 11 Folder : 49 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
Jul 1988-Dec 1988
Box: 11 Folder : 50 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
1989-1990
Box: 11 Folder : 51 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
1991
Box: 11 Folder : 52 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
Jan 1992-Oct 1992
Box: 11 Folder : 53 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
Nov 1992-Dec 1992
Box: 12 Folder : 1 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
Jan 1993-May 1993
Box: 12 Folder : 2 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
Jul 1993-Dec 1993
Box: 12 Folder : 3 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
1994
Box: 12 Folder : 4 Bukovsky, Vladimir v. The Nation and Others
undated
Box: 12 Folder : 5 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.
1980-1985
Box: 12 Folder : 6 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.
1984-1988
Box: 12 Folder : 7 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.
1989-1993
Box: 12 Folder : 8 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Harper & Row Annual Report
1983
Box: 12 Folder : 9 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Notes and drafts
1985, undated
Box: 16 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Scrapbook
1979-1980, 1982-1983, undated
Box: 12 Folder : 10 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Scrapbook (photocopies)
1979-1980, 1982-1983, undated
Box: 12 Folder : 11 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Transcript (pg. 1-149)
Jan 25, 1982
Box: 12 Folder : 12 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Transcript (pg. 150-325)
Jan 26, 1982
Box: 12 Folder : 13 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Transcript (pg. 326-414)
Jan 27, 1982
Box: 12 Folder : 14 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Transcript, includes Navasky testimony (pp. 415-513)
Jan 27, 1982
Box: 12 Folder : 15 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Transcript, includes Navasky testimony (pp. 515-633)
Jan 28, 1982
Box: 12 Folder : 16 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Brief for Pen American Center, Amicus Curiae
May 20, 1982
Box: 12 Folder : 17 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. District Court - Opinion and order
Feb 16, 1983
Box: 12 Folder : 18 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Brief of Defendants - Appellants - Cross-Appellees
Jun 14, 1983
Box: 12 Folder : 19 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Brief of the  New York Times Company, Scientific American, Inc., The New York Review of Books, The Progressive, Inc,...as Amici Curiae
Jun 14, 1983
Box: 12 Folder : 20 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Brief for Pen American Center, Amicus Curiae
Jun 14, 1983
Box: 12 Folder : 21 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Reply Brief of Defendants - Appellants - Cross Appellees
Aug 1, 1983
Box: 12 Folder : 22 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Reply Brief on Cross Appeal of Plaintiffs - Appellees - Cross-Appellants
Aug 15, 1983
Box: 13 Folder : 1 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Opinion
Nov 17, 1983
Box: 13 Folder : 2 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Opinion, dissent
Nov 17, 1983
Box: 13 Folder : 3 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: U.S. Court of Appeals - Petition for Rehearing en Banc
Dec 1, 1983
Box: 13 Folder : 4 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Supreme Court - Petition for Writ of Certiorari and Reply Brief for the Petitioners
1984
Box: 13 Folder : 5 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Supreme Court: Amici Curiae Briefs
Jul 20, 1984, Aug 20, 1984
Box: 13 Folder : 6 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Supreme Court: Brief for Respondents
Aug 20, 1984
Box: 13 Folder : 7 Harper & Row, Publishers, Inc., et al. v. Nation, et al.: Supreme Court - Transcript, Oral Argument (also includes Media Law Reporter article on oral argument)
Nov 6, 1984, Nov 13, 1984
Box: 13 Folder : 8 The Nation participation in Gulf War lawsuit
1990-1991

Subseries IIE: Content

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of Nation content. There are full issues; collected articles by specific authors (e.g., Alexander Cockburn, Richard Falk, Marc Cooper); materials for a commemorative anthology prepared in 1990 to celebrate the magazine's 125th anniversary; selected editorials; various articles and article excerpts; a content index (1978-1987); and two folders of  Nation "Firsts".

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 13 Folder : 9 Cockburn, Alexander: "Beat the Devil" collected columns
Feb 1984-Aug 1987
Box: 13 Folder : 10 Cooper, Marc (re: Nation articles)
1997
Box: 13 Folder : 11 Excerpts from The Nation articles
1989
Box: 13 Folder : 12 Falk, Richard: Series of The Nation articles (post 9/11, pro-war) and responses
2001-2002
Box: 13 Folder : 13 Massing, Michael: "Press Watch"
2001-2002
Box: 13 Folder : 14 The Nation Anthology file (1990)
1989-1995
Box: 13 Folder : 15 The Nation Anthology file (1990): Navasky notes for Anthology epilogue
circa 1990
Box: 13 Folder : 16-18 The Nation Anthology materials
1990
Box: 13 Folder : 19 The Nation contents/index
1978-1980
Box: 13 Folder : 20 The Nation contents/index
1981-1982
Box: 13 Folder : 21 The Nation contents/index
1983-1984
Box: 13 Folder : 22 The Nation contents/index
1985-1987
Box: 14 Folder : 1-2 The Nation "Firsts"
undated
Box: 14 Folder : 3 The Nation full issues
1975-1989
Box: 14 Folder : 4 The Nation full issues
1990-1995
Box: 14 Folder : 5 The Nation full issues
1995-2005
Box: 14 Folder : 6 The Nation full issues
2006-2010
Box: 14 Folder : 7 The Nation: proofs
2006-2007
Box: 14 Folder : 8 "The Nation on  The Nation"
2006
Box: 14 Folder : 9 Reprints from The Nation ("Stuff for Victor")
1979-1989
Box: 14 Folder : 10 Reprints from The Nation
1947-2006
Box: 14 Folder : 11 Selected The Nation editorials
1980-1999
Box: 14 Folder : 12 Sherman, Scott (includes The Nation article)
1995, 2006
Box: 14 Folder : 13 Singham, A.W. (article): The Nation articles and project summary
1980-1989
Box: 14 Folder : 14 Thompson, E.P.: The Nation articles
1983-1988

Subseries IIF: Additional Nation-Related Materials

Scope and Content Note

A variety of materials associated with operation of The Nation are contained within this subseries. A number of folders relate to its advertising policies and specific controversies that arose from them. There is also correspondence, dated 1976-2011. Types of letters include compliments and complaints (some writers cancelling their subscriptions); internal  Nation correspondence; and letters that share articles or lists of information. One letter, for example, describes the use of  The Nation in school classrooms. Also included are fundraising materials (some concerning  The Nation cruise); student papers about  The Nation; articles that mention  The Nation; and other items associated with the magazine.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 14 Folder : 15 Advertising controversy
1979-2004
Box: 14 Folder : 16 Advertising controversy: Bendrick International Men's Vacation Club
2004
Box: 14 Folder : 17 Advertising controversy: Flame (includes notes towards Pacifica/Flame)
1979, 1999
Box: 14 Folder : 18 Advertising controversy: Flame '99
1999
Box: 14 Folder : 19 Advertising controversy: Flame ads
1979, 1997-1999
Box: 14 Folder : 20 Advertising controversy: Flame ads
1998-2001
Box: 14 Folder : 21 Advertising controversy: Flame correspondence
1997-2000, 2006
Box: 15 Folder : 1 Advertising The Nation
1992, 2003-2011, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 2 Articles mentioning The Nation
1994-2007
Box: 15 Folder : 3 Black Family file
1987-1989
Box: 15 Folder : 4 Conference: China
1990-1994
Box: 15 Folder : 5 Conference: Moscow
1991-1992
Box: 15 Folder : 6 Fundraising
2006, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 7 Graphics/Design
1978-2004
Box: 15 Folder : 8 Historical Bibliography and Archival Research
1982, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 9 InterNation
1987-2004
Box: 15 Folder : 10 The Nation correspondence
1976-1980
Box: 15 Folder : 11 The Nation correspondence
1981-1990
Box: 15 Folder : 12 The Nation correspondence (includes copy of letter from Daniel Bell)
1991-2000
Box: 15 Folder : 13 The Nation correspondence
2001-2004
Box: 15 Folder : 14 The Nation correspondence
2005-2006
Box: 15 Folder : 15 The Nation correspondence
2007-2011
Box: 15 Folder : 16 The Nation correspondence (includes letter from Tom Brokaw)
undated
Box: 15 Folder : 17 The Nation cruise
1998-2010
Box: 15 Folder : 18 The Nation Institute
1995, 2004, 2007
Box: 15 Folder : 19 The Nation Institute: Board meeting
Oct 21, 2010
Box: 15 Folder : 20 The Nation and Jews (includes articles from other sources)
1978, 1985-1986, undated
Box: 15 Folder : 21 Operation of The Nation (various items)
1994-2006
Box: 15 Folder : 22 Pacifica Radio article controversy: Articles
1995-2001
Box: 15 Folder : 23 Pacifica Radio article controversy: Correspondence
1999-2002
Box: 15 Folder : 24 Puffin/Nation Prize
2004-2010
Box: 15 Folder : 25 Student papers re: The Nation
1993
Box: 15 Folder : 26 Vanden Huevel, Katrina as editor and publisher of The Nation
2006-2011
Box: 108 Kenneth Starr, Assorted Correspondence, and Editorial Files
1982-2015
Box: 109

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