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Guide to the John Gerassi Papers
||John Gerassi Papers
||Journalist and scholar John ("Tito") Gerassi received his MA at Columbia University
and earned his doctorate at the London School of Economics. Among his publications
The Great Fear in Latin America (1965),
The Boys of Boise (1966), and the biography
Jean-Paul Sartre: Hated Conscience of His Century (1989).
The Premature Anti-Fascists: Oral History of American and Canadian Volunteers in the
Spanish Civil War was published in 1986, and is a tribute to the men and women who volunteered to fight
on behalf of the Spanish Republic. This collection consists chiefly of full transcriptions
of 65 of the oral histories that were conducted for Gerassi's project (with supporting
research materials) and unprocessed materials relating to Gerassi's research on Jean-Paul
||11.25 linear feet in 10 manuscript boxes and 7 record cartons
|Language of Materials note:
||Most materials are in English, though there are some materials in Spanish and French.