Writings (Performances, Poetry and Speeches) [series]
The Writings (Performances, Poetry and Speeches) series (0.5 linear feet) collects Jessye's production, poetry and speech output. All subseries are organized alphabetically by title. The production subseries includes performances for which she wrote or arranged the lyrics/script for the production. Jessye composed poetry for a number of occasions including odes to friends and colleagues and public celebrations and performances. Several of these poems are collected in the small pamphlet titled "Selected Poems." The Speeches subseries consists of copies and drafts of speeches from the 1970s and 1980s.