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Guide to the John Gerassi Oral History Collection ALBA.AUDIO.018

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Craig Savino, Jennifer Waxman, and Jessica Weglein

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 29, 2018
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Gerassi, John.
Title: John Gerassi Oral History Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1980
Abstract: Journalist and scholar John ("Tito") Gerassi received his MA at Columbia University and earned his doctorate at the London School of Economics. Among his publications are The Great Fear in Latin America (1965), The Boys of Boise (1966), and the biography Jean-Paul Sartre: Hated Conscience of His Century, (1989). The Premature Anti-Fascists: Oral History of American and Canadian Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War was published in 1986, and is a tribute to the men and women who volunteered to fight on behalf of the Spanish Republic. This collection contains 227 audiocassettes consisting of 89 separate interviews with individual veterans that were conducted for Gerassi's project.
Quantity: 1.5 Linear Feet in audio cabinet and 2 cassette boxes
Quantity: 89 interviews On 227 audio cassette tapes
Quantity: 104 sound discs (cd) In 2 cassette boxes
Call Phrase: ALBA.AUDIO.018