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Guide to the Meyer London Papers TAM.028

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

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

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 24, 2018
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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: Materials are in principally in English, with some material in Yiddish.
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1-5
Call Phrase: TAM.028