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Guide to the George Harrison Papers AIA.009

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Alice Naughton, Mary Kriock, Marion Casey, Rebecca Altermatt

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 24, 2019
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Rachel Searcy for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description, edited by Bonnie Gordon to reflect updated administrative information,  edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect the incorporation of 2017 accession, and edited by Amy C. Vo to reflect rehousing changes.  , September 2012 , June 2014 , March 2017 , July 2019

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Harrison, George, 1915-2004
Source - dnr: Durkan, Frank, 1930-2006
Source: O'Dwyer & Bernstien
Title: George Harrison Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1925-2003
Dates [bulk]: 1970-2000
Abstract: George Harrison (1915-2004) was a socialist and revolutionary Irish Republican who spent his life supporting the causes of oppressed peoples around the globe. The collection consists of correspondence, legal files, memoranda, publications, ephemera, financial records, photographs, and material objects. The materials document his family history, Harrison's gunrunning trial, and political affiliations and involvements. This collection includes materials from many organizations in which Harrison was active during the period 1970-1995, especially the Irish American Defense Fund, the Irish Republican Socialist Committee of North America, the National Graves Association, and Republican Sinn Fein. The materials also reflect his interests in liberation movements in South Africa, Cuba, Latin America, Palestine and the Philippines, particularly through a collection of political buttons.
Quantity: 21.75 Linear Feet in 17 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 5 oversize folders.
Location: Materials stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language: Majority of materials are in English; some in Spanish, French.
Call Phrase: AIA.009