“As per the request of Walter Hooper,” files in Box 2 are closed until 2012 or notification of the death of the writers. But the contents of Box 1 are allegedly open to researchers. Is this really true? Some of the letters in Box 1 disprove some of Hooper’s most important claims, such as his purported secretaryship. When one researcher called ahead to check, then travelled all the way to North Carolina to see them, he was turned away.