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Guide to the James Lardner Papers ALBA.067

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Collection processed by Jessica Weglein and Elizabeth Compa

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lardner, James, 1914-1938
Title: James Lardner Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1938-1948, (Bulk 1938)
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1938
Abstract: James Lardner (1914-1938) was a journalist who enlisted in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade to fight against Franco's rebel forces in Spain. In March of 1938 Lardner traveled to Barcelona and after observing the war first hand, resolved to enlist in the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. He was killed in action in September 1938. The collection consist chiefly of correspondence; most of it produced by Lardner during his time in Paris and Spain and addressed to his mother Ellis and his brother Ring.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Call Phrase: ALBA.067