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Guide to the Tamiment Institute Records
||Tamiment Institute Records
||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.
||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