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Guide to the Milton Wolff Papers ALBA.170

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Creator: Wolff, Milton.
Title: Milton Wolff Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1938-2004
Abstract: Milton Wolff (1915-2008) was a writer, painter, photographer and activist who fought with the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, becoming commander of the Lincoln Battalion at the age of 22 and, subsequently, serving as National Commander of the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade. He worked closely with many leftist groups, supported numerous left causes and wrote articles for periodicals such as the Daily Worker and the  New Masses. He also published an autobiographical novel and a volume of memoirs. This collection features eight letters from Ernest Hemingway. It also includes a small amount of additional correspondence along with several notebooks and two unpublished manuscripts.
Quantity: 0.5 linear feet  in 1 manuscript box.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: ALBA.170