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M. Charles Bakst papers

Inventory


Series 1. Awards and Citations
Box 1, Folder 1-8, Box 9 (oversize)

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 1-3 State and Local Citations
Box 1, Folder 4 Michael P. Metcalf Media Award
1998 October
Box 1, Folder 5 Michael P. Metcalf Media Award
2002 September
Box 1, Folder 6 Alliance Education Foundation Award
1997
Box 1, Folder 7 The Urban League of Rhode Island Power of the Pen Award
1998 June
Box 9 3rd Annual Bert Ely Hatchet Award
1993
Box 9 (oversize), Folder 8 "License to Lurk" Award
1981
Box 9 Rhode Island Senate Citation
1986
Box 1, Folder 8 Campaign for a Healthy Rhode Island Media Award
2004 September

Series 2. Education
Box 1, Folder 9-18

Subseries A. Phillips Academy (Andover)
Box 1, Folder 9-10

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 9 Miscellaneous
Contents Note: Includes class grades, counselor reports, and a class photo with Robert Frost.

1958-1962
Box 1, Folder 10 Student Newspapers and Magazines
1958-1962

Subseries B. Brown University
Box 1, Folder 11-16

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 11-13 Miscellaneous
Contents Note: Includes class assignments, exams, syllabi, and grade reports.

1962-1966
Box 1, Folder 14 Notebooks
1962-1966
Box 1, Folder 15 Mississippi Trip / Tougaloo College
1964
Box 1, Folder 16 Brown Daily Herald
1962-1966

Subseries C. Columbia University / Internships
Box 1, Folder 17-19

Container Description Date
Box 1, Folder 17 Early Providence Journal Internships
1963-1967
Box 1, Folder 18 Columbia University
1966-1967
Box 1, Folder 19 Master's Paper
1967

Series 3. Personal Papers
Box 2, Folder 20-35

Subseries A. Presidential Race Scrapbook
Box 2, Folder 20-21

Subseries B. Anna Horvitz Bakst
Box 2, Folder 22-23

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 22 Miscellaneous
Contents Note: Includes memory book, Pembroke 50th reunion medal, and letter.

Box 2, Folder 23 Photographs
1971-1981

Subseries C. Letters
Box 2, Folder 24-29
Includes response letters from Providence Journal readers. Some letters are derogatory and antisemitic in nature.

Subseries D. Retirement
Box 2, Folder 30-31

Subseries E. Miscellaneous
Box 2, Folder 32-33
Includes childhood documentation, family letters, a bar mitzvah recording, and personal photographs.

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 32 Miscellaneous
1953-1960
Box 2, Folder 33 Miscellaneous
1960-2009

Subseries F. Daybooks
Box 2, Folder 34-40

Container Description Date
Box 2, Folder 34 Daybooks
Physical Description Note: 2 volumes
2005
Box 2, Folder 35 Daybooks
Physical Description Note: 2 volumes
2006
Box 2, Folder 36 Daybook
2007
Box 2, Folder 37 Daybook
2008

Subseries G. Business Cards
Box 2, Folder 38

Subseries H. Membership Cards
Box 2, Folder 39

Series 4. Political Papers
Box 3, Folder 40-51

Subseries A. Correspondence with Bruce Sundlun
Box 3, Folder 40

Subseries B. Memos and Reports
Box 3, Folder 41-43

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 41 Bevilacqua Impeachment Inquiry
1986
Box 3, Folder 43 Opinion Memo of Sen. Reed In Re Impeachment
1999

Subseries C. Letters and Ephemera
Box 3, Folder 44-51

Container Description Date
Box 3, Folder 44 RI Gubernatorial Races
1986-1994
Box 3, Folder 45 White House Trip
1990
Box 3, Folder 46 Providence Journal
1979-1991
Box 3, Folder 47 Berlin Wall from Machtley
1990
Box 3, Folder 48-51 Miscellaneous
Contents Note: Includes letters from President George H.W. Bush, President Gerald Ford, Vice President Al Gore, Rhode Island Governor Bruce Sundlun, Providence Mayor Buddy Cianci, and others.

Subseries D. Notes
Box 3, Folder 52-53

Subseries E. Photographs
Box 3, Folder 54-56

Subseries F. Political Passes and Credentials
Box 3, Folder 57

Series 5. Professional Writings and Articles
Box 4, Folder 58-70

Subseries A. Classical High School
Box 4, Folder 58-60

Subseries B. Providence School Strike
Box 4, Folder 61-63

Subseries C. Barrington Poverty Article
Box 4, Folder 64

Subseries D. President Bush / Holocaust Articles
Box 4, Folder 65

Subseries E. Bruce Sundlun Article
Box 4, Folder 66

Subseries F. Chanukah/Christmas Poems
Box 4, Folder 67-68

Subseries G. Miscellaneous
Box 4, Folder 69-71

Series 6. Audio Materials
Box 4

Subseries A. Microcassettes
Box 4
Microcassettes are arranged chronologically.

Container Description Date
Box 4 Gov. Almond interview
1993 September
Box 4 Jesse Jackson
1996 November 4
Box 4 Surgei K
2001
Box 4 Gov. Almond interview
2002 December 10
Box 4 Fogarty/Whitehouse
2005 April 4
Box 4 Bill Clinton at Brown
2005 April 29
Box 4 George H. W. Bush
2005 July 22
Box 4 George H. W. Bush/Chris Evert at Newport
2005 July 22
Box 4 Laura Bush
2006 May 19
Box 4 Lincoln Chaffee/John McCain
2006 June 6
Box 4 Carcieri/Fogerty
2006 September 20
Box 4 Lt. Gov. Fogerty
2006 September 26
Box 4 Barack Obama at RIC
2006 October 12
Box 4 Rudy Guiliani
2006 October 13
Box 4 Bill Clinton
2006 October 16
Box 4 Obama Candidacy
2007 February 11
Box 4 Sen. Chris Dodd
2005 March 8
Box 4 Rudy Giuliani
2007 June 6
Box 4 Bishop Tobin
2007 June 13
Box 4 Sue Carcieri
2008 January 22
Box 4 Roberts
2008 February 12
Box 4 Sen. John McCain
2008 February 14
Box 4 Lincoln Chaffee
2008 February 14
Box 4 Michelle Obama
2008 February 20
Box 4 Hillary Clinton
2008 February 24
Box 4 Mike Huckabee
2008 February 25
Box 4 Gov. Phil Noel interview
2008 March 3
Box 4 George H. W. Bush
2008 May 17
Box 4 Patrick Kennedy
2008 May 27
Box 4 Ted Sorenson phone interview
2008 June 10
Box 4 Sheldon Whitehouse
October 17
Box 4 Mitt Romney interview
November 5
Box 4 Gov. Carcieri
December 17

Subseries B. Other Audio Formats
Box 4

Container Description Date
Box 4 Cassette: President Reagan
1987 February 11
Box 4 Cassette: Al Gore
1999 June 2
Box 4 CD: Kate Coyne-McCoy for Congress
unknown

Series 7. Videotapes
Box 5-8
177 total videocassettes. Box 5-6: A Lively Experiment (1988-2002). Box 7-8: Miscellaneous (1984-2008).

Subseries A. A Lively Experiment
Box 5-6
98 videotapes, in rough chronological order, including episodes of "A Lively Experiment", a Rhode Island-based political show and the flagship program of Rhode Island PBS in which M. Charles Bakst participated. The dates of the videotapes range from October 1988 to October 2002.

Subseries B. Miscellaneous
Box Box 7-8
79 videotapes, in rough chronological order, containing local newscasts from various television stations, local and national political debates, and other programs related to political events and news. The dates of the videotapes range from October 1984 to December 2008.