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Guide to the Tamiment Institute Records TAM.007.004

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

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Tamiment Institute
Creator: Tamiment Institute
Source: People's Educational Camp Society
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: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.007.004