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A black and white photo of Jessica and Cira Kelley, William Melvin Kelley's two daughters, in Jamaica November 1974. This picture was posted to Jessica's instagram on April 11, 2019.

A photo of William Melvin Kelley in 2012

A photo of William Melvin Kelley in Paris from 1968. He is equipped with a bodacious pair of sunglasses and a hat. (2).pdf
Brief announcement that Kelley would be interviewed on WGSU, the Genseo Radio Station. The interview in question was of the author's experiences in life and of his opinions of Geneseo. (1).pdf
Announcement that Kelley will be reading from his book "A Drop of Patience", as well as distributing autographed copies.
Brief announcement of Kelley's seminar "The Influence of Modern Novelists Upon a Writer".

Letter from Kelley to Harding informing Harding that he used his name as a reference to get a new job in New York City. He also returns the key to Houston House, a dwelling that he stayed at very briefly in Geneseo.

Letter written by Professor Harding to Barbara McCusker, a former student, who had inquired about Kelley's current situation. Harding provides her with the insight that Kelley only stayed at the school for one semester, gives her the reasoning that…

A letter to an BOOK magazine in New York City from a Geneseo student about Kelley's time spent as an instructor. The letter goes into students' initial expectations about what Kelley would be like, what he was actually like, and his extremely popular…

A full spread in the Yearbook depicting Kelley and his students in their classroom. On the second page is a brief description of what the class was like, along with a short speech by Kelley taken during one of his lectures.
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