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Robert W. Watson Papers


Collection Description:

The Robert W. Watson Manuscripts date from 1948 to 1980 and contain manuscripts, typescripts, publisher's proofs and galleys, clippings, correspondence, photographs, and reviews. His manuscripts include poems, novels, lectures, essays, short stories, and reviews. Also included is correspondence, mainly with publishers. Materials included in this project relate to several articles Watson wrote about the 1979 Death to the Klan march in Greensboro that left five protestors dead, along with reader responses to those articles.

For more information on this collection, please consult the collection finding aid.

Repository: The University of North Carolina at Greensboro


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Item thumbnail image A Game of Non-Violence in Greensboro, N.C.
Date: 1963
By: Robert W. Watson
From: Robert W. Watson Papers

This is a fifteen page essay by Robert Watson regarding freedom marches led by activist Jesse Jackson, in Greensboro, North Carolina, in the spring of 1963. Watson discusses the relationship betwee...

Item thumbnail image A Theater of Demonstrations: Greensboro, North Carolina (Understanding Drama)
Date: 1980
By: Robert W. Watson
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
Twenty-eight page draft of an essay written for Harper's magazine, regarding the murder of five Worker's Viewpoint Organization members at the Death to the Klan rally, in...
Item thumbnail image The Truth About the Greensboro Massacre: A Reply to Mr. Watson's Harper's Article
Date: 1980
By: Signe Waller
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
Ten page letter from Signe Waller in response to Robert Watson's essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of five Communis...
Item thumbnail image Letter from B. Marion Simmons to Robert W. Watson
Date: February 10, 1980
By: B. Marion Simmons
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
One page letter from B. Marion Simmons to Robert W. Watson regarding his essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of five Communist Worker's Party membe...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Jame Summerell to Robert Watson
Date: February 12, 1980
By: Jane Summerell
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
One page letter from Jane Summerell to Robert Watson regarding his essay "Media Martyrdom", originally printed in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of fi...
Item thumbnail image Letter from R. G. Oglesby to Harper's magazine
Date: February 12, 1980
By: R. G. Oglesby
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
One page letter from R. G. Oglesby to the editor of Harper's magazine, regarding Robert Watson's essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue, about the mur...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Mitchell V. Charnley to Harper's magazine
Date: February 13, 1980
By: Mitchell V. Charnley
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
One page letter from Mitchell V. Charnley to Harper's magazine regarding Robert Watson's essay "Media Martrydom", published in the March 1980 issue, about the murder of f...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Tony Huxley to Harper's magazine
Date: March 7, 1980
By: Tony Huxley
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
Two page letter from Tony Huxley to the editors of Harper's magazine regarding Robert Watson's essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue, about the murde...
Item thumbnail image Letter from L. Richardson Preyer to Robert Watson
Date: March 13, 1980
By: Lunsford Richardson Preyer
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
One page letter from L. Richardson Preyer to Robert Watson regarding Watson's essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's, about the murder of ...
Item thumbnail image Letter from Barbara Nauer to Robert Watson
Date: March 16, 1980
By: Barbara Nauer
From: Robert W. Watson Papers
One page letter from Barbar Nauer to Robert Watson regarding his essay "Media Martyrdom", published in the March 1980 issue of Harper's magazine, about the murder of five...