Rafael Steinberg Collection
Manuscript Collection 361

Collection Description

Research and manuscript drafts of Javits: The Autobiography of a Public Man (NY: Houghton-Mifflin, 1981).
5.3 cubic feet.
Donated by Mr. Rafael Steinberg in July 2002.
Finding Aid created in August 2004 by F.Berenice Baez-Revueltas and Kristen J. Nyitray.

Introduction

The Rafael Steinberg Collection was donated to the Special Collections Department in July 2002. Mr. Steinberg collaborated with Senator Jacob K. Javits on Javits: The Autobiogrpahy of a Public Man.

Scope and Content

The Steinberg Collection includes manuscript drafts, research files, primary interviews, working logs, and audio cassettes. Basic preservation guidelines have been followed during the processing of the collection. Items housed in acidic housings have been removed from these housings for preservation reasons and have been placed in acid free folders and containers. Those materials orginally stored in three-ring binders have been removed from those binders and placed in acid-free folders; the original order was maintained. All metal fasteners and PVC plastic housings have been removed and replaced in accordance with accepted archival standards of preservation.

Series Outline

I. Manuscript Drafts
II. Interviews and Transcripts
III. Audio Tapes
IV. Research Subject Files
V. Jacob K. Javits Chronology

Container Listing

Series I: Manuscript Drafts

Box 1


Some early drafts of 1978, version of chapter 12 as sample chapter
Working draft, Chapter 1
Working draft, Chapter 2
Working draft, Chapter 3
Working draft, Chapter 4
Working draft, Chapter 5
Working draft, Chapter 6
Working draft, Chapter 7
Working draft, Chapter 8
Working draft, Chapter 9
Working draft, Chapter 10
Working draft, Chapter 11
Working draft, Chapter 12
Working draft, Chapter 13
Working draft, Chapter 14
Working draft, Chapter 15
Working draft, Chapter 16
Working draft, Chapter 17
Working draft, Chapter 18
Working draft, Chapter 19
Working draft, Chapter 20
Working draft, Chapter 21
Working draft, Chapter 22
Working draft, Chapter 23
Working draft, Chapter 24
Working draft, Chapter 25
Working draft, Chapter 26
Working draft, Chapter 27
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 1
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 2
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 3
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 4
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 5
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 6
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 7
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 8
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 9
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 10
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 11
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 13
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 14
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 15
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 16
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 17
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 18
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 19
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 20
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 21
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 22
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 23
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 24
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 25
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 26
Working Draft / First Edition, Chapter 27
Second Working Draft, Chapter 1
Second Working Draft, Chapter 2

Box 2

Penultimate Draft, Chapter 1
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 2
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 3
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 4
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 5
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 6
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 7
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 8
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 9
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 10
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 11
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 12
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 13
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 14
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 15
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 16
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 17
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 18
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 19
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 20
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 21
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 22
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 23
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 24
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 25
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 26
Penultimate Draft, Chapter 27
JKJ-RS Revision, Chapter 1
JKJ-RS Revision, Chapter 2
JKJ Revision (uncut), Chapter 3
JKJ Revision, Chapter 4
JKJ Revision, Chapter 5
JKJ Revision, Chapter 6
JKJ Revision, Chapter 25
JKJ Revision, Chapter 27
Approved 5/22/80, Chapter 1
Approved 5/22/80, Chapter 2
Cut in progress copy, Chapter 3
Chapter 3
Chapter 3 (cut)
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 12
Chapter 26

Series II: Interviews and Transcripts

Box 3

JJ-RS 1979 (tapes)
Tapes 12/2/79-4/19/80
First part not taped from notes (1 of 2)
First part not taped from notes (2 of 2)
Transcripts Set 1
Transcripts Set 2
Transcripts Set 3
1956 Campaign
Transcript D
Transcript E
Transcript F
Transcript G
Transcript H
Transcript J

Series III: Audio Tapes

Box 4


3/5/1978
4/4/1978
4/16/1978
5/20/1978
5/26/1978
5/28/1978
5/30/1978
6/1/1978
6/2/1978
6/2/1978
6/2/1978
6/2/1978
6/8/1978
6/10/1978
6/14/1978
6/21/1978
6/22/1978
8/5/1978
10/17/1978
1/13/1979
2/7/1979
3/10/1979
3/20/1979
3/20/79 and 6/1/79
4/1/1979
4/1/1979
4/7/1979
4/7/1979
5/4/1979
5/13/1979
5/19/1979
6/17/1979
6/17/1979
7/28/1979
7/28/79 and /23/79
7/29/79 and 8/6/79
7/29/1979
8/12/1979
8/23/1979
9/1/1979
9/21/1979
9/21/1979
10/1/1979
10/7/1979
10/7/1979
11/9/1979
11/10/1979
11/11/1979
11/11/79 and 11/18/79
11/18/1979
11/23/1979
11/29/1979
12/2/1979
1/10/1980
1/14/1980
2/5/1980
2/5/1980
2/6/1980
2/26/1980
3/2/1980
3/18/1980
4/13/1980
4/19/1980
5/3/1980
6/22/1980
7/19-20/80
9/7/1980
11/15/1980
10/14/1980
Dec / 26-27
Notes on 1927 letters

Series IV: Research Subject Files

Box 5


Correspondence Steinberg to Javits
Javits letters Europe 1927
Checking
1956 Campaign
Jan '81, Final Revisions
Outline
Publicity
Epilogue
Chapter 5, 7
Chapter 9, 10, 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 14
Chapter 14 / Cloture
Chapter 20

Series V: Jacob K. Javits Chronology

Box 6

Pre-Pearl Harbor
1942
1943
Jan- June 13 1945
6/14/1945 to November, 1945
Nov-45
1946
1947
1948
1949
1950
1951
1952
1953
1954
1955
Thru April 1954

Box 7

May thru 8/21/1954
8/26 -
1956 trip
1957
1958
1959
1960
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973