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Guide to the Miriam Sigel Friedlander Papers ALBA.192

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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New York, NY, 10012
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on March 28, 2012
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Friedlander, Miriam Sigel, 1914-2009
Title: Miriam Sigel Friedlander Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1937-1939
Abstract: The Miriam Sigel Friedlander Papers consist of letters written by three individuals who fought and died in the Spanish Civil War. Ernest Arion, Harold Malofsky (Melofsky) and Miriam's brother, Paul Sigel were acquaintances in New York City before traveling to Spain in 1937. Arion and Malofsky were involved in cultural and political activities with the International Workers Order and Sigel was politically active while studying Engineering at New York University. All three wrote detailed letters to Miriam Sigel (later Friedlander) about their travels to Spain, their social activities and military duties, and their experiences fighting in the battles of the Spanish Civil War.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Call Phrase: ALBA.192