A Guide to the Papers of Sarah Patton Boyle, 1949-1970 Boyle, Sarah Patton, Papers of, 1949-1970 8003-a,-b

A Guide to the Papers of Sarah Patton Boyle, 1949-1970

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Accession Number 8003-a,-b


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Accession number
8003-a,-b
Title
Papers of Sarah Patton Boyle, 1949-1970
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of ca. 12,000 items.
Language
English

Administrative Information

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There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Papers of Sarah Patton Boyle, Accession #8003-a,-b, Special Collections, University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was given to the library by Mrs. Boyle on June 30, 1971.

Alternative Form

Portions available on microfilm reel #M-2130.


Scope and Content Information

The collection contains correspondence and material concerning Sarah Patton Boyle's The Desegregated Heartand her For Human Beings Only; speeches; editorials; book reviews; and material regarding the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, the Virginia Council on Human Relations, The Congress of Racial Equality, and the Southern Christian leadership Conference.

There are also polls, including the "Parker Poll" on desegregation at the University of Virgiia, miscellaneous clippings and articles, a scrapbook, and a cross which was burned on Mrs. Boyle's lawn.

Contents List

Correspondence
  • Box 1
    Correspondence: "A" 1968
  • Box 1
    Ralph D. Abernathy, President, SCLC 1968 June
  • Box 1
    William B. Abbot. Newspaper, The Southern Patriot, February 1959 1955-1961
  • Box 1
    Rev. Mr. F. E. Alexander 1951-1953
  • Box 1
    AFL-CIO 1952-1960
  • Box 1
    Associated Press, with blank legal contract 1961-1964
  • Box 1
    Correspondence: "B" 1951-1968, n.d.
  • Box 1
    Lester Banks, Executive Secretary, Virginia State Conference, NAACP 1951-1965
  • Box 1
    Stringfellow Barr 1962 Jun 13
  • Box 1
    Gov. John S. Battle re clemency for Albert Jackson ca. 1952

    Contains related petitions and newspaper clippings.

  • Box 1
    Hubert Beckwith, President, VCHR 1958-1959
  • Box 1
    Black Drama, Inc. 1968
  • Box 1
    Daniel A. Bowers, Executive Director, VCHR 1959-1960
  • Box 1
    W. Carroll Brooke, President, VCHR 1955 Feb 10
  • Box 1
    Curtis Brown, Ltd. (publishers) 1954-1955
  • Box 1
    Harry F. Byrd, Jr. 1968 Jun 17
  • Box 1
    Correspondence: "C" 1951-1968
  • Box 1
    Omer Carmichael 1955-1958
  • Box 1
    The Catholic Digest 1963 Jun 6
  • Box 1
    Dwight M. Chalmers 1957
  • Box 1
    Charlottesville-Albemarle Tribune 1957 Oct 20
  • Box 1
    Charlottesville Daily Progress 1953-1955
  • Box 1
    Marjory Cherry 1955-1958

    Includes two photographs

  • Box 1
    Chicago Sun-Times 1963
  • Box 1
    Malcolm Christian 1964 Jan 13
  • Box 1
    The Christian Century 1952-1968
  • Box 1
    Winifed (Mrs. Roger) Clapp and Mrs. Samuel L. Abbott, Jr. 1957-1960
  • Box 1
    The Kenneth Clarks 1963
  • Box 1
    John and Peggy Collison 1962

    Includes a typed manuscript of John Collison's play, Mary Douglas.

  • Box 1
    Community 1956
  • Box 1
    Concern 1952
  • Box 1
    William M. Cooper, Associate Executive Director, VCHR 1955-1956
  • Box 1
    CORE 1959-1964
  • Box 1
    Council for Social Action 1954

    Concerns the election of Boyle as president of the organization, with newspaper clippings and papers concerning the C. S. A. and "Get Out the Vote Contest."

  • Box 1
    John Bolt Culberton, and papers about Boyle's visit to Greenville, South Carolina 1956-1963
  • Box 2
    Correspondence: "D" 1951-1968
  • Box 2
    Danville Register 1955 May 25
  • Box 2
    Colgate W. Darden, Jr. 1955-1957
  • Box 2
    Deland Sun News 1964 May
  • Box 2
    Correspondence: "E" 1955-1968, n.d.
  • Box 2
    P. E. East, Editor of The Petal Paper, with articles by East 1956-1965, n.d.
  • Box 2
    Ebony 1963-1964
  • Box 2
    The Echo, Furman University 1955 May
  • Box 2
    Murrell Edmunds 1955-1956

    Contains a typed manuscript of "First Lesson."

  • Box 2
    John M. Ellison 1953-1955
  • Box 2
    The Episcopalian 1963-1970
  • Box 2
    Correspondence: "F" 1951-1958
  • Box 2
    George R. Ferguson, President, Charlottesville Branch, NAACP 1952-1958
  • Box 2
    Florida Times-Union 1952 Apr 18
  • Box 2
    "Gerry" [Gerald R.] Ford 1968 Jun 18
  • Box 2
    Forward Movement Publications 1965-1968
  • Box 2
    Charles D. Fowler, Jr., President, Charlottesville Branch, NAACP 1954-1955
  • Box 2
    "The Fund for the Republic" re a book grant 1956
  • Box 2
    Mrs. Paul J. Furnas 1963-1964
  • Box 2
    Correspondence: "G" 1952-1965, n.d.
  • Box 2
    Dr. Sam[uel Gandy] 1952-1953
  • Box 2
    Harry Golden, Editor of the Carolina Israelite 1958-1963
  • Box 2
    June P. Guild 1958-1960
  • Box 2
    Griffin Gunther 1954-1964
  • Box 3
    Correspondence: "H" 1951-1959
  • Box 3
    Ruth Haefner 1957-1962
  • Box 3
    Elly Haney 1963-1965

    Includes copies of two chapters of Haney's dissertation on Boyle's life and work.

  • Box 3
    T. W. Hardy 1955 Feb-Mar
  • Box 3
    Dr. W. Lee Harris 1951-1953
  • Box 3
    Dennis N. Haughton 1951
  • Box 3
    Dr. E. B. Henderson 1951 - 1953
  • Box 3
    Dr. E. B. Henderson 1955-1971

    Includes typed manuscript "New Responsibilities in Community Relations--From Segregation to Integration."

  • Box 3
    Rev. Raymond Henderson 1957-1964
  • Box 3
    Thomas Howard Henderson 1957

    Contains the typed manuscript carbon "What the Negro Wants."

  • Box 3
    Highlander Folk School 1954-1960
  • Box 3
    Oliver W. Hill, Legal Staff, Virginia State Conference, NAACP 1951-1960
  • Box 4
    Correspondence: "J" 1951-1959
  • Box 4
    Lyndon B. Johnson re Peace Corps (copy) 1961 Oct 16
  • Box 4
    Johnson Publishing Company 1963
  • Box 4
    E. Theodore Jones 1955-1956
  • Box 4
    Journal and Guideeditors 1952-1958, n.d.
  • Box 4
    Correspondence: "K" 1953-1967
  • Box 4
    Martin Luther King 1955-1970
  • Box 4
    Koinonia Farm 1958-1963
  • Box 4
    Correspondence: "L" 1951-1958
  • Box 4
    Ladies Home Journal 1955-1956
  • Box 4
    Jim Lawson 1953-1958
  • Box 4
    Mr. and Mrs. Heslip M. Lee, Executive Director and Secretary, VCHR 1962-1964
  • Box 4
    Life 1956
  • Box 4
    David Longley, Treasurer, Virginia State Conference, NAACP 1952-1953, 1967-1968
  • Box 4
    Claude E. Love 1953
  • Box 4
    Lynchburg News and Daily Advance 1955 Apr
  • Box 4
    Correspondence: "M" 1951-1958, n.d.
  • Box 4
    John H. Marion, Executive Director, VCHR 1955-1957

    See also Southern Regional Council, Inc.

  • Box 5
    McCall's 1957 May 29
  • Box 5
    Jane (Mrs. Nelson) McClary 1964-1965
  • Box 5
    James Meredith 1962 Oct
  • Box 5
    Miami Heraldand the University of Miami 1952-1955
  • Box 5
    G. A. Miller, with TLS, Vincent S. Waters to Miller 1953-1962, n.d.
  • Box 5
    Minneapolis Morning Tribune 1952 Sep 17
  • Box 5
    Clarence Mitchell, Director, Washington Bureau, NAACP 1954, n.d.
  • Box 5
    Henry Lee Moon, Director, Public Relations, NAACP 1955-1960
  • Box 5
    Charles E. Moran, Jr., Acting President, Charlottesville-Ablemarle Chapter of the VCHR 1956
  • Box 5
    Flora [Florsch] Morrison 1956-1959
  • Box 5
    William Morrow & Company, Inc., Publishers 1960-1969, n.d.
  • Box 5
    Motive Magazine 1954 Dec
  • Box 5
    Pauli Murray 1963

    See microfilm for more correspondence.

  • Box 6
    Correspondence: "N" 1951-1960
  • Box 6
    The Nation 1956-1958
  • Box 6
    Norfolk Virginian-Pilot 1956-1958, n.d.
  • Box 6
    Orange and White, University of Tennessee 1955 Dec 27
  • Box 6
    Narcissa [D.] Overstreet 1958 Nov 17
  • Box 6
    Dr. Hugo Owens re integration movement in Portsmouth 1958
  • Box 6
    Correspondence: "P" 1952-1960
  • Box 6
    Susie Peace, Mary Washington College 1952-1958
  • Box 6
    Pittsburgh Courier 1953-1964
  • Box 6
    The Presbyterian Outlook 1951-1954
  • Box 6
    The Progressive 1952-1953
  • Box 6
    Correspondence: "R" 1951-1958
  • Box 6
    RampartsMagazine 1964-1965
  • Box 6
    Reader's Digest 1952-1964, n.d.
  • Box 6
    Milton A. Reid, President, Virginia Christian Leadership Conference 1960
  • Box 6
    Richmond Times Dispatchand News Leader, especially with Virginius Dabney and Ben and Janet Johnston, former editors of the Times Dispatch1951-1963, n.d.
  • Box 6
    Walter N. Ridley, Professor of Psychology, Virginia State College 1953-1957
  • Box 6
    Paul Rilling, Executive Director, VCHR 1957-1959

    See also Southern Regional Council, Inc.

  • Box 6
    Harry W. Roberts, Department of Sociology, Virginia State College 1953-1957
  • Box 6
    Spottswood W. Robinson, III, Legal Staff, Virginia State Conference, NAACP 1951-1957
  • Box 6
    John C. Rogers 1951
  • Box 6
    B. F. D. Runk, Dean of Student Affairs, University of Virginia 1957
  • Box 6
    Correspondence: "S" 1951-1961, n.d.
  • Box 6
    Saturday Evening Post 1954-1962, n.d.
  • Box 6
    Seabury Press 1963-1969
  • Box 7
    Leander T. Shaw 1952-1957, n.d.
  • Box 7
    T. J. Sellers, the Amsterdam News1950-1970, n.d.
  • Box 7
    David McD. Simms 1951-1956, n.d.
  • Box 7
    The Southern Conference Educational Fund, Inc. 1950-1959

    Includes related Southside Conference on Compliance with the Supreme Court Decision on Segregation in Public Schools.

  • Box 7
    Southern Regional Council, Inc. 1951-1968
  • Box 7
    William B. Spong, Jr. 1968 Jun 19
  • Box 7
    Stephen Gill Spottswood, President, District of Columbia Branch, NAACP 1952
  • Box 7
    Gregory H. Swanson, University of Virginia's first African-American student 1952-1961
  • Box 8
    Correspondence: "T" 1952-1968
  • Box 8
    Dr. O. B. Taylor 1950-1952

    Includes typed manuscript "What Would I Do, If I Were a White Man?"

  • Box 8
    This Week 1956
  • Box 8
    Irma B. Thompson 1954-1955
  • Box 8
    J. M. Tinsley, President, Virginia State Conference, NAACP, memo to co-workers 1952 Oct 10
  • Box 8
    E. A. Tugbyele 1953
  • Box 8
    University of North Carolina Press 1955
  • Box 8
    Vision 1955
  • Box 8
    Vogue 1962
  • Box 8
    Correspondence: "W" 1952-1965
  • Box 8
    Rev. Wyatt Tee Walker, Gillfield Baptist Church, Petersburg, Virginia, and Virginia State Director, CORE 1958-1960
  • Box 8
    Washington Post 1957-1963
  • Box 8
    Mrs. J. Waties Waring 1950-1959
  • Box 8
    The J. Waties Warings 1960-1965, n.d.
  • Box 8
    John W. Whetzel 1950-1952
  • Box 8
    A. J. Whittenburg, President, Greenville, South Carolina Branch, NAACP 1958
  • Box 8
    Roy Wilkins, Executive Secretary, NAACP 1959-1963
  • Box 8
    Woman's Home Companion 1955-1956
  • Box 8
    William Yardley, Rector, Chatham Hall 1964-1965
  • Box 8
    Unidentified correspondence 1951-1968, n.d.
  • Box 9
    Miscellaneous correspondence 1949-1955
    5 folders
  • Box 10
    Miscellaneous correspondence 1955-1958
    4 folders
  • Box 11
    Miscellaneous correspondence 1959-1970
    6 folders
  • Correspondence between Sarah Patton Boyle and Her Supporters
    • Box 12
      Alexandria, Virginia 1963-1965
    • Box 12
      Charlottesville, Virginia, articles re Civil Rights Movement in Virginia 1957-1958
    • Box 12
      Charlottesville, Virginia 1962-1964
    • Box 12
      Danville, Virginia 1962-1964
    • Box 12
      Fredericksburg, Virginia 1958-1959
    • Box 12
      Lynchburg, Virginia 1962-1965
    • Box 12
      Norfolk, Virginia 1963-1964
    • Box 12
      Norfolk, Virginia, papers re integration progress in Norfolk 1956
    • Box 12
      Portsmouth, Virginia 1963-1964

      Includes typed manuscript "A Parable of the Flowers: Suggested Prayer for use by 'Christian' Segregationists."

    • Box 12
      Richmond, Virginia 1962-1965
    • Box 12
      Richmond, Virginia n.d.

      Contains preliminary data on canvassing effort of Richmond.

    • Box 12
      Roanoke, Virginia 1957-1958

      Concerns Boyle's civil rights work in Roanoke.

    • Box 12
      Staunton, Virginia 1956-1957

      These papers concern Boyle's integration efforts in Staunton.

    • Box 12
      Suffolk, Virginia 1956-1957

      These papers concern Boyle's integration efforts in Suffolk.

    • Box 13
      California 1957
    • Box 13
      Delaware 1963-1964
    • Box 13
      Illinois 1963-1964
    • Box 13
      Massachusetts 1961-1964
    • Box 13
      New Jersey 1963-1964
    • Box 13
      New York [Buffalo] 1963-1965
    • Box 13
      New York [City] 1962-1965
    • Box 14
      New York 1962-1965
    • Box 14
      North Carolina 1963-1964
    • Box 14
      Ohio 1963-1965
    • Box 14
      Pennsylvania 1963-1964
    • Box 14
      Tennessee 1957

      Concerns Boyle's speech at Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

    • Box 14
      Virginia 1962-1964
    • Box 14
      Washington, D. C. 1962-1964
    • Box 15
      "Deep South" 1963-1965
    • Box 15
      New England states [Maine, Vermont, Rhode Island] 1962-1964
    • Box 15
      Western states 1963-1964
    • Box 15
      Middle Western states 1963-1964
    • Box 15
      Canada 1963-1964
    • Box 15
      Foreign re Boyle's integration campaign 1963-1968
  • Miscellaneous Correspondence
    • Box 16
      Awards for Boyle, with newspaper and magazine articles 1956-1965, n.d.
    • Box 16
      Baptists 1952-1965
    • Box 16
      Catholics 1952-1965, n.d.
    • Box 16
      Church of the Brethen 1968
    • Box 16
      Congregational Church 1965-1966
    • Box 16
      Episcopalians 1952-1963, n.d.
    • Box 16
      Lutheran Church 1952-1953
    • Box 16
      Methodists 1952-1957
    • Box 16
      Presbyterian Church 1951-1958
    • Box 16
      Unitarian Church 1953
    • Box 16
      Miscellaneous churchmen and church organizations 1952-1968, n.d.
    • Box 16
      Miscellaneous papers and printed material re churches, including three copies of New South1951-1968, n.d.
    • Box 17
      Invitations to speak 1954-1970, n.d.
      5 folders
Articles and Review by and About Sarah Patton Boyle
  • Box 18
    "And Yet They Will Win," Interracial Review1958 Jul
    6 p.
  • Box 18
    "Are Rights Demonstrations Right," The Petal Paper, 3 p. and "'Rightness' of Demonstrations," Newsletter, 1 p. 1965 Apr
  • Box 18
    "Breaking an Illusion," Concern1952 Mar 7
    3 p.
  • Box 18
    "Brotherhood," Community1956 Feb
    1 p.
  • Box 18
    "Charlottesville Holds Danger--and Hope," The Southern Patriot1958 Jun
    4 p., with TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "Convention Guest Writes Impressions of Meeting," SCLC Newsletter1963 Oct
    1 p.
  • Box 18
    "Dear Mr. Chamberlin:," Social Questions Bulletin1957 Mar
    1 p.
  • Box 18
    "Dying Dream and Living Truth," Christian Century1968 Oct 23
    9 p., TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "The Evil Illusion," Episcopal Churchnews1952 Mar 2

    Includes attached article re James Dabb.

  • Box 18
    "Facts and Figures of Good Will, by A White Southern [S. P. B.]," n.d.
    5 p.,TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "Faith Can Move Mountains," n.d.
    4 p.,TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "Fear of Integration," Interraccial Review1958 Feb
    3 p.
  • Box 18
    "A First-Hand Account of a Southern Sit-in," 1963 Jul
    3 p.,printed
  • Box 18
    "The Flight to Los Angeles," Parts I- III 1957 Nov
    9 p., with postcards
  • Box 18
    "From Behind the Segregation Curtain," re polling. n.d.
    6 p.,TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "Fulfillment of Three Dreams," SCLS Newsletter1964 Jan
    1 p.
  • Box 18
    "God in the Spare Room," The Episcopalian1964 Sep
    3 p.
  • Box 18
    "The Guilty Premise," n.d.
    18 p. Speech,TMs
  • Box 18
    "How Long Halt Ye?," n.d.
    4 p., TMs
  • Box 18
    "I Confront Tradition in the South," n.d.
    9 p., TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "I Defend Integration in the South," n.d.
    15 p., TMs
  • Box 18
    "I Wonder if Preachers Know...," n.d.
    4 p., TMs
  • Box 18
    "Inside a Segregationist," Ebony1963 Jun
    Includes TMs carbon and photographs.
  • Box 18
    "A Letter to be Remembered...," 1960 Apr 6
    1 p., printed
  • Box 18
    "Let's Order our Faith to March," 1951 May 13
    TMs carbon and AMs with revisions.

    Includes attached polling slips.

  • Box 18
    "Mistaken Identity," 1964 Sep-Dec
    11 p., TMs

    Includes related correspondence between Boyle and Maxwell S. Stewart.

  • Box 18
    "My Own Conversion," The Interracial Review, 1957 Dec
    3 p.
  • Box 18
    "On Earth--A New Minority," SCLC Newsletter, 1963 Nov-Dec
    1 p.
  • Box 18
    "An Open Letter to Negroes of the South," n.d.
    5 p., TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "The Price of Brotherhood," Ebony, 1963 Apr 23
    7 p., with two TMs carbons

    One carbon has captions for pictures with mentioned picture of burning cross and Hallmark cards.

  • Box 18
    "The Racial Crisis: An Exchange of Letters," The Christian Century, 1968 May 22
    5 p., with TMs carbon, 17 p.
  • Box 18
    "Rocket to Freedom," 1958 Jan 15
    1 p., TMs memo
  • Box 18
    "The Root of the Race Problem." n.d.
    TMs and TMs carbon, with autograph revisions by Boyle
  • Box 18
    "Segregation is a Shell in the South" 1952
    Two varied TMs: one with autograph revisions by Boyle, one TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "The Song of a Jailbird," 1963-1969
    ca. 30 items, AMs statements, TMs carbon

    Includes related correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, and legal papers re Boyle's imprisonment in St. Augustine, Florida.

  • Box 18
    The Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) Newsletter: articles by Boyle and related correspondence 1963-1964
    8 TMs carbons, printed articles, and newsletters
  • Box 18
    "Southern Racism is a Bogey Man," n.d.
    16 p., TMs
  • Box 18
    "The Southern Tragedy of Errors," 1951 Dec
    12 p.

    Includes letter, Blake Clark to Boyle.

  • Box 18
    "A Southerner Looks at Integration," Religion and Labor, 1959 Feb
    3 p.
  • Box 18
    "Southerners Will LikeIntegration," Saturday Evening Post, 1955 Feb 19
    Reprint and TMs carbon

    Includes royalty slips and notecards re public opinion, preview from Saturday Evening Postand broadside, with attached leaflet of opposition to the article.

  • Box 18
    "Spit in the Devil's Eye: A Southern Heretic Speaks...," The Nation, 1956 Oct 20
    Reprint, TMs carbon, newspaper clipping.

    Includes reprint and TMs carbon with original name Segregation, Surprises and Theology," and November 17 issue of The Nationwith article re Boyle, with attached newspaper clipping.

  • Box 18
    "The Story of an Article...," The Nation1957 Apr 17
    Includes TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "We Say to Our Brothers, 'Thou Fool'!" 1952
    6 p., TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "A Voice from the South," Christian Century, 1952 Dec 17
    6 p.
  • Box 18
    "What Does Brotherhood Mean?" Telefact, with related letter, Dorothy C. Guinn, National Council of Negro Women, Inc. to Boyle, with enclosure 1957 Feb
  • Box 18
    "What Southern Negroes Offer," n.d.
    3 p., TMs
  • Box 18
    "Where Are the Decent Southerners?" n.d.
    23 p., TMs carbon
  • Box 18
    "Why I Believe in Integration," The Virginia Spectator, 1957 May
    2 p., with two TMs carbons with revisions, 10 p.
  • Box 18
    "The Witness of a Lone Layman," n.d.
    6 p., Tms carbon
  • Box 18
    "1. The Years of Destruction" and "3. Afterword," both from The Back Together Heart, n.d.
    TMs portions: 1: four copies, two rough drafts with autograph revisions by Boyle and three carbons. 3: three copies, one with autograph revisions by Boyle and two carbons. ca. 40 p.
  • Box 18
    Miscellaneous and unidentified writings of Boyle 1951-1960, n.d.
    TMs carbons and AMs papers
  • Box 19
    Reviews of The Desegregated Heart--correspondence and TMs review 1962
  • Box 19
    Reviews of The Desegregated Heart1962
  • Box 19
    Review (newspaper) of The Desegregated Heart1962
  • Box 19
    "Moderate Southerners" supporter mail re The Desegregated Heart, including two letters from Andrew Lytle 1962-1965
  • Box 19
    Notes for articles and letters re book prospect 1955
  • Box 19
    "Notes for a Book" dated "Late 1950's" 1950s
  • Box 19
    Pre-Publication reactions to The Desegregated Heart. 1962

    Blurbs by Bishop Pike, Martin Luther King, Kenneth B. Clark, and Harry Golden.

  • Box 19
    Publication of The Desegregated Heart1962
  • Box 19
    Correspondence from black readers of The Desegregated Heart 1962-1963
  • Box 19
    Mailing lists and miscellaneous papers re The Desegregated Heartn.d.
  • Box 20
    Orders for Boyle's books 1962-1969
  • Box 20
    "For Human Beings Only," n.d.
    110 p., TMs carbon
  • Box 20
    Mailing lists and miscellaneous papers re "For Human Beings Only" n.d.
  • Box 20
    Reviews of "For Human Beings Only" 1964-1965
  • Box 20
    Readers opinions and reviews of "For Human Beings Only" 1963-1965
  • Box 21
    Speeches and drafts 1954
    9 TMs carbons
  • Box 21
    Transcription of interview held with Boyle by the Institute for Religious and Social Studies--"How to Effect Change? How Should Change Come?" 1966 Oct 18
  • Box 21
    Broadcasts of "Defenders of State Sovereignty and Individual Liberties" 1957
  • Box 21
    Correspondence preparatory to and in response to Boyle's radio interviews and television appearances 1955-1968
  • Box 21
    Notes for speeches and plans 1947-1952
  • Box 21
    Speeches and drafts 1952
  • Box 21
    Drafts of speeches written by Boyle for a course in Speech Writing taken at the University of Virginia 1952-1954
  • Box 21
    Speeches and drafts 1953
  • Box 21
    Speeches and drafts 1955
  • Box 21
    Newspaper clippings re Boyle's speeches of 1955 1955 Feb-Dec
  • Box 21
    Speeches and drafts, including two letters re speeches 1956
  • Box 21
    Speeches and drafts 1957
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts, including related correspondence 1958
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts 1959
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts 1960
  • Box 22
    Speeches delivered to young people [1962]
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts 1963
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts 1965-1966
  • Box 22
    Newspaper clippings and bulletins re Boyle's speeches 1968
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts by Boyle on integration [1964]
  • Box 22
    Speeches and drafts n.d.
  • Box 23
    Newspaper editorial re integration 1947 Aug 14
  • Box 23
    Newspaper clippings, Boyle's first "Letter to the Editor" 1950
  • Box 23
    Drafts of letters to the editor of various Virginia newspapers 1950-1954

    Includes correspondence re editorials in black notebook.

  • Box 23
    Manuscript material preparatory to "Letters to the Editor" 1951
  • Box 23
    "Letters to the Editor" re desegregation 1951-1952
  • Box 23
    Articles written and ghostwritten by Boyle on integration and equality 1951
  • Box 23
    "Letters to the Editor" with related material 1951-1953
  • Box 23
    "Letters to the Editor" by Boyle and others, with related correspondence 1951-1960
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" 1952
  • Box 24
    Articles written by Boyle for the Roanoke Tribune 1952-1963
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" 1954
  • Box 24
    Articles written on the evils of segregation 1953
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" by and about Boyle 1954-1955
  • Box 24
    Editorials on integration 1955
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" 1956
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor," 1957

    Includes one quote from Jess Ogden.

  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" and editorials on segregation 1958
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" re segregation 1959
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" 1960
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" and related correspondence 1961-1964
  • Box 24
    "Letters to the Editor" 1965
  • Box 24
    Letters to "Dear White-So" n.d.
  • Box 25
    Book review drafts and clippings; Correspondence re: Boyle's tenure as reviewer for racially oriented books for the Richmond Times-Dispatch 1951-1955
    In blue notebook.
  • Box 25
    Editorials written to the Charlottesville Tribune, The Journal and Guide, and other Negro publications. 1951-1953
    Includes carbon typescripts of "From Behind the Curtain" series and "Facts and Figures of Good Will" series, in blue notebook.
  • Box 25
    Correspondence, manuscripts, and newspaper clippings re reviews by Boyle 1963
  • Box 26
    Pamphlets re the NAACP 1914-1915, 1951-1960
  • Box 26
    Newspaper clippings re the NAACP 1951-1960

    Includes a copy of Afro magazine section.

  • Box 26
    Miscellaneous papers re the NAACP 1951-1964

    Includes 1954 membership card of Boyle; and letter from Boyle to "Charlottesville Branch of the NAACP."

  • Box 26
    Newspaper clippings re integration success 1953
  • Box 26
    Advertisement carbons with attached newspaper clippings, paid by the Charlottesville branch of the NAACP, including planning sheet, and correspondence; letter, April 1, 1960, from J. Edgar Hoover to Boyle; letter, April 14, 1947, from Hoover to Walter White, Secretary, NAACP. 1947, 1960-1961
  • Box 26
    Miscellaneous material re local desegregation campaign 1951-1960
  • Box 26
    Miscellaneous material on interracial problems 1955
  • Box 26
    Magazine articles re South's reaction to desegregation 1955-1959
  • Box 26
    Commemoration and Christmas stamp for NAACP "50 Year Fight for Freedom" 1959
  • Box 26
    Material on progress of integration in the South 1960-1961
  • Box 26
    Articles concerning recent achievements of integration movement 1960-1968
  • Box 26
    Articles on success of integration 1961
  • Box 26
    Articles relating to progress of integration movement 1962
  • Box 26
    Articles on progress of integration 1963
  • Box 26
    Material on race relations improvement 1965-1966
  • Box 26
    Articles on Boyle and integration success 1966
  • Box 27
    Newspaper clippings re Virginia Council on Human Relations and incidents relating to Blacks in Virginia 1954-1960
  • Box 27
    Miscellaneous papers re VCHR 1954-1955
  • Box 27
    Papers and pamphlets re Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, Florida, and Valparaiso University Councils on Human Relations 1964-1965, n.d.
  • Box 27
    Material relating to the formation of Waynesboro Committee on Human Relations 1956
  • Box 27
    News releases relating to Charlottesville/Albemarle Chapter of VCHR, and TMs carbons of speeches delivered by various people 1956-1957
  • Box 27
    Material re expenses and accounts for work in VCHR 1956-1957, n.d.
  • Box 27
    Newsletter from VCHR 1956-1965
  • Box 27
    Pamphlets re VCHR 1958-1960, n.d.
    Includes eleven TMs carbons and two papers re pamphlets.
  • Box 27
    Miscellaneous papers re VCHR n.d.
Miscellaneous Items
  • Box 28
    Material re polls on attitudes of whites toward blacks 1946-1956
  • Box 28
    Printed poll sheets. Individual returns of the "Parker Poll" on desegregation run by the School of Sociology, University of Virginia [1957]
  • Box 28
    Material re polls on attitudes of whites toward blacks 1957-1963, n.d.
  • Box 28
    Articles on Boyle and her views on desegregation 1953 Sep-Dec
  • Box 28
    Articles relating to Boyle's civil rights endeavors 1954 Jan-Dec
  • Box 28
    Articles in the Cavalier Dailyrelated to segregation at the University of Virginia 1952 Mar-May
  • Box 28
    Articles on Virginia segregation practices 1951-1952
  • Box 28
    Articles concerning the desegregation of schools 1947-1954
  • Box 28
    Materials re Equal Opportunity Employment 1948, n.d.
  • Box 28
    Articles on racism in the North and the South 1949-1952
  • Box 28
    Materials relating to Florida bombings 1951-1952
  • Box 28
    Newspaper clippings re desegregation efforts 1951-1964
  • Box 28
    Material relating to the medical profession attempts at segregation and integration 1952
  • Box 28
    Articles re Jackson P. Burley School, including one re the death chair sentence for a black rapist 1952
  • Box 28
    Miscellaneous newspaper articles on discrimination in the North and the South 1952 Jan-Aug
  • Box 28
    Articles on NAACP and desegregation of colleges 1952 Jul 5 & 19
  • Box 28
    Material relating to Paine College drive for books and pamphlet on the Bethlehem Center; letter, E. C. Peters to Boyle; letter, W. L. Buffington to "Dear Friends" 1952-1953
  • Box 28
    Anti-Communist and anti-integration newspapers 1954-1960
  • Box 29
    Articles on Boyle's civil rights endeavors 1955 Feb-Nov
  • Box 29
    Newspaper clippings re Zora Neale Hurston's anti-integration statement 1955 Aug
  • Box 29
    Miscellaneous pamphlets, newspapers, and leaflets of anti-integration nature 1955-1960
  • Box 29
    Newspaper clippings re Boyle's fight for integration, including several articles on cross-burning 1956 Apr-Nov
  • Partially burned wooden cross [1956]
  • OS Box E-6
    Photograph of cross burning [1956]
  • Box 29
    Material re the League of Women Voters 1956
  • Box 29
    Printed material and newspaper clippings re John Kasper, anti- integrationist 1956-1958
  • Box 29
    Articles about Boyle 1957 Jan-Nov
  • Box 29
    Newspaper clippings re Boyle's civil rights opinions and activities 1958 Jan-Nov
  • Box 29
    Articles re desegregation maneuvers in Charlottesville 1958 Jun-Jul
  • Box 29
    Articles re integration movement 1959 Jan-Nov
  • Box 29
    News items and editorials on desegregation 1960
  • Box 29
    Material re Negro policemen 1960-1961
  • Box 29
    Articles on Boyle's continued efforts for integration 1963
  • Box 29
    Articles on Virginia writer's (Boyle's) fight for integration 1964
  • Box 29
    Articles about Boyle 1965
  • Box 29
    Newspaper clippings and articles re integration 1965, n.d.
  • Box 30
    Biographical material on Sarah Patton Boyle, with photograph n.d.
  • Box 30
    "The Challenge to the Church," by Aubrey Brown, n.d.
    TMs carbon, 4 p.
  • Box 30
    Speech by Harry Flood Byrd, "Relative to the Motion to Take Up the So-Called Civil Rights Bill," 1957 Jul 16
    TMs, 6 p.
  • Box 30
    "White Virginian Thinks Negroes are Carrying the Banner of Democracy," by Victor Calverton, n.d.
    TMs carbon, 2 p.
  • Box 30
    Civil Actions Nos. 2435 and 2436, NAACP vs. State of Virginia, Cities of Richmond, Newport News, and Norfolk [1956]
  • Box 30
    Civil Action No. 2657--Briggs et al. vs. R. W. Elliot, et al. Dissenting opinion. Autographed, "To John W. Whetzel with best wishes from J. Waties Waring" [1951]
  • Box 30
    "The County that Closed its Schools: The Story of Prince Edward County, Virginia," Virginia State Advisory Committee to the United States Commission on Civil Rights, 1959-1964
    68 p.
  • Box 30
    Articles on Dr. Tom Dooley--Non-Ugly American ca. 1960
  • Box 30
    "A Letter to the North," by William Faulkner, Life, with newspaper clipping, February 13, 1957, re Faulkner's arrival at the University of Virginia 1956 Mar 5
  • Box 30
    "Martin Luther King Memorial Arts Festival" buttons 1970 May 3-9
  • Box 30
    "Summary of Local Developments [Racial-Legal], Charlottesville, Virginia, September-October, 1968" 1958
    TMs
  • Box 30
    Articles on Thurgood Marshall, "A Meeting in Atlanta," New Yorkerand "Inside the NAACP" 1956, n.d.
  • Box 30
    "I Sold a House to a Negro," Ebony, by Elizabeth Moore, 1963 Oct
    10 p.
  • Box 30
    Newspaper clippings and flyer advertisements re Rev. Claude J. Murphy, reformed racketeer 1963-1965
  • Box 30
    "The Law as it Affects Desegregation" by Pauli Murray 1963 Jun 14
    TMs
  • Box 30
    "Virginia and the Supreme Court Decision of May 17" by Benjamin Muse 1955 Jan 23
    TMs
  • Box 30
    "The Story Nobody Tells You...," McCall's, by William Peters 1958 Sep
  • Box 30
    Miscellaneous pamphlets re blacks and integration 1944-1968
  • Box 30
    Printed poetry in protest and in affirmation of Civil Rights movement n.d.
  • Box 30
    Material re Poor People's Campaign and voter registration 1959-1968
  • Box 30
    Miscellaneous reports: "Population Characteristics of Augusta, Georgia, 1950" and "Negro Enrollment in Institutions of Higher Learning in the South" 1950, 1952
  • Box 30
    Factual notes on racial statistics [1947-1952]
  • Box 30
    "The South Reacts to Segregation," The New Leader, by Lillian Smith, n.d.
    Reprint, 4 p.
  • Box 30
    Papers re Supreme Court Decisions on segregation 1953-1954
  • Box 30
    "The Threat of War and the Physician's Responsibility" by Souren H. Tashian, M. D., with note, Tashian to Boyle 1957 Jun
  • Box 30
    Booklet, "The University of Virginia Graduation Exercises" 1964 Jun 7
  • Box 30
    Material re Andrew Young's bid for congressman 1970
  • Box 30
    "The Vanguard" newspaper 1965 Jan-Feb
  • Box 30
    "Black Boy" by Richard Wright, n.d.
    AMs, 2 p.
  • Box 30
    "Mississippi's Child" by Gayle Graham Yates, n.d.
    TMs photostat, 7 p.
  • Box 30
    Miscellaneous papers relating to civil rights 1950-1964, n.d.
  • Box 30
    Note cards, envelopes, etc. for organizing Boyle's papers n.d.
Awards and Citations
  • Citation presented by National Council of Negro Women 1956
  • Oversize Box 1
    Citation awarded by Virginia Voters League 1956
  • Oversize Box 1
    "Illigitimus Non Carborundum" award presented by local chapter of V. C. H. R. 1956
  • Oversize Box 1
    "Russwurn Award" presented by National Newspaper Publishers Association 1958
  • Oversize Box 1
    "Citizen's Award" presented by N. A. A. C. P. 1959
  • Oversize Box 1
    Citation presented by Local 6, AFL-CIO of New York Hotel and CLub Employees Union 1960
  • Oversize Box 1
    Complimentary poem written by Frances Christian Brand 1962
  • Oversize Box 1
    "Scroll of Honor" Citation presented by N. A. A. C. P. 1963
  • Oversize Box 1
    Certificate of Life Membership in the N. A. A. C. P. 1963
  • OS Box E-6
    "Good American Award" presented by Chicago Committee of One Hundred 1963
  • Oversize Box 2
    "Honorary Award" presented by American Friendship Club 1963
  • Oversize Box 2
    "Citizenship Award" presented by the Astoria Beneficial Club 1963
  • Oversize Box 2
    Citation presented by the Utility Club, Inc. 1963
  • Oversize Box 3
    "Social Action Achivement Award" presented by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, IOTA SIGMA Chapter 1963
  • Oversize Box 3
    "Bishop Ireton Award" presented by Catholic Interracial Council of Richmond 1963
  • Oversize Box 3
    Testimonial Citation presented by Quill and Scroll, Jackson P. Burley Chapter 1964
  • Oversize Box 3
    "Honor Circle" Citation presented by Mortar Board n.d.