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Guide to the Algernon Lee Papers TAM.014

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Creator: Lee, Algernon
Title: Algernon Lee Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1861-1954, (Bulk 1896-1954)
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1896-1954
Abstract: Algernon Lee (1873-1954), served as the editor of several socialist publications, including The Worker,  The Daily Call, and  The New Leaderin New York City. He was also the Director of Education at the Rand School of Social Science. From 1909-1954. Lee was one of several Socialist members of the New York City Board of Aldermen temporarily prevented from taking office following his 1919 re-election. Lee also served one term as the national chairman of the Socialist Party following Morris Hillquit's death in 1933. The collection contains correspondence with many leading U.S. and European socialists, published and unpublished writings, radio scripts, emphemera, memorabilia, reading notes, miscellaneous materials and the Civil War letters of Pvt. James Lee. The collection has been microfilmed (except for series XIV), and patrons must use microfilm (R7124, reels 58-62).
Quantity: 4.0 linear feet (8 boxes)
Call Phrase: TAM.014