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Guide to the Arthur H. Landis Papers ALBA.066

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Collection processed by Wendy Scheir, June 2004, Gail Malmgreen, 2011

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 28, 2012
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Landis, Arthur H., 1917-1986
Title: Arthur H. Landis Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1915-1944; 1965-1985
Abstract: Arthur H. Landis (1917-1986) was a U.S. volunteer in the Spanish Civil War. Arriving in Spain in April 1937, he first served as a scout, a typographer, and an artillery spotter with the (Canadian) MacKenzie-Papineau Battalion, and later served with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. In 1967, Landis wrote The Abraham Lincoln Brigadeabout U.S. volunteers in the Spanish Civil War, and later published  Spain! The Unfinished Revolution, about the political complexities of the war. The Arthur H. Landis Papers contain correspondence and writings produced between 1960 and 1985; family papers, 1910-1940, and miscellaneous ephemera and artifacts relating to Landis's service in Spain.
Quantity: 4.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Call Phrase: ALBA.066