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Selligman Family Papers ALBA.296

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Heather Mulliner

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 01, 2015
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator - Donor: McDiarmid, Lucy
Title: Selligman Family Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1930s
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1936-1937
Abstract: Joseph Selligman, Jr. (1916-1937) served as a solider in the British division of the International Brigade during the Spanish Civil War. He died in early 1937 after receiving a head wound in the battle of Jarama. Following his death, his family collected documents relating to the Spanish Civil War and the circumstances surrounding his death. This collection contains a large volume of correspondence, including letters between Joseph Selligman Jr. and his family from 1933-1936 and letters among family members regarding the circumstances of his death. The collection also contains copies of Selligman's academic and personal writings from Swarthmore College.
Quantity: 3.5 linear feet 3 Record Cartons, 1 Oversize box
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: ALBA.296