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Guide to the Eugene V. Debs Papers TAM.020

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

Collection processed by Hillel Arnold, 2008

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 28, 2017
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea to incorporate artwork being sent to offsite art storage in September 2017.  , August 2017

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855-1926
Title: Eugene V. Debs Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1886-1966
Abstract: Eugene V. Debs was president of the American Railway Union, an advocate of industrial unionism and a founding member of the Industrial Workers of the World, and a five-time candidate for president of the United States on the Socialist Party ticket. The collection, comprised of material donated to the Tamiment Library by several individuals, contains correspondence, examples of Debs' published speeches and writings, newspaper clippings, graphics, ephemera and material relating to the Eugene V. Debs Foundation. Included is a selection of material collected by Debs' attorney, Samuel Castleton, relating to Debs' imprisonment for opposition to U.S. involvement in World War I. Among the correspondents are: James Oneal, Algernon Lee, Edwin Markham and Seymour Stedman.
Quantity: 2.5 Linear Feet (5 boxes)
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1-5
Call Phrase: TAM.020