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Guide to the Fredericka Martin Papers ALBA.001

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Jessica Weglein and Jennifer Waxman, December 2004; Michael D'Ambrosio and Gail Malmgreen, 2011-2012

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on February 08, 2018
Description is in English.

Scope and Content Note

This collection contains materials created and collected by Fredericka Martin both during and after her medical aid services in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. Materials include correspondence, questionnaires, diaries, journals, personal essays, newspaper clippings, artifacts, published materials, and leaflets and other ephemera documenting Martin’s personal research; the experiences of combat volunteers, especially their lives as veterans; and the work of various medical units from the International Brigade, including the Medical Bureau to Aid Spanish Democracy. This collections also contains personal correspondence with researchers, political figures, and other friends.


Series I is arranged alphabetically by country and within each country by personal name. Series II, III, and V are arranged alphabetically. Series IV is arranged alphabetically by correspondent, with unidentified incoming and outgoing correspondence arranged at the end of the series. See Scope and Content Note regarding the arrangement of Series VII.

Organized into eight series:

Missing Title

  1. I. Medical Personnel: Biographical Files and Correspondence, 1936-1988
  2. II. Medical Subject Files, 1937-1987
  3. III. Combat Volunteers: Biographical Files and Correspondence, 1937-1987
  4. IV. General Correspondence, 1937-1985
  5. V. General Subject Files, 1937-1990
  6. VI. Artifacts: Textiles and Pin, 1937
  7. VII. Duplicates, 1936-1984
  8. VIII: Unprocessed Materials