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Guide to the Algernon Lee Papers TAM.014

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 04, 2014
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information  , September 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lee, Algernon
Title: Algernon Lee Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1861-1954
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 The collection contains correspondence with many leading U.S. and European socialists, published and unpublished writings, radio scripts, emphemera, memorabilia, reading notes, miscellaneous materials and the Civil War letters of Pvt.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.
Quantity: 4.0 linear feet (8 boxes)
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Call Phrase: TAM.014