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Guide to the Tamiment Institute Records TAM.007.004

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 Tamiment Staff

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on July 16, 2014 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Erika Gottfried to reflect the incorporation of photographs and for compliance with DACS and Tamiment Required Elements for Archival Description.  , January 28, 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tamiment Institute.
Title: Tamiment Institute Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1935-1990s
Abstract: The Tamiment Institute was founded in 1935 as the educational arm of the People’s Educational Camp Society (PECS), which owned and operated Camp Tamiment, an educational and recreational summer resort (originally) for socialists and their families near Bushkill, in Pennsylvania's Pocono Mountains. The Institute organized lectures, conferences and seminars, essay contests, and book awards at the Camp and in New York City. The Collection contains clippings, correspondence, conference and seminar papers, essays, programs, administrative and financial records, and photographs.
Quantity: 15.5 linear feet in 11 manuscript boxes, 11 record cartons, and one folder in one shared box.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.007.004