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Guide to the Meyer London Papers TAM.028

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Tamiment staff, 2009. Reprocessed in 2010.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 09, 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: London, Meyer, 1871-1926
Title: Meyer London Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1910-1959
Abstract: Meyer London (1871-1926) was a Socialist, labor lawyer and the first Socialist ever elected to the United States House of Representatives, representing New York City's Lower East Side (1915-1917, 1919-1921). The papers contain correspondence, speeches, handbills, press clippings, scrapbooks of London's congressional speeches, and photographs, chiefly relating to his political career. There are also materials relating to the Meyer London Memorial Committee, the dedication of the Meyer London public school (P.S. 2) on the Lower East Side of New York, and a personal tribute by Lena Morrow Lewis.
Quantity: 2.5 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language of Materials note: Materials are in principally in English, with some material in Yiddish.
Mixed materials [Box]: 1-5
Call Phrase: TAM.028