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Guide to the League for Industrial Democracy Records TAM.049

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Tamiment staff; Cynthia Swank, 1977; Nicole Greenhouse, 2013

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on September 11, 2014 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: League for Industrial Democracy.
Title: League for Industrial Democracy Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1920-1996
Abstract: The League for Industrial Democracy (LID) was founded in 1905 as the Intercollegiate Socialist Society by democratic socialist intellectuals to bring "education for the new social order" to the nation's campuses, but its name was changed in 1920 to broaden appeal and better reflect aims of social ownership and democratic control of industry. This collection contains the LID's records from the 1920s-1990s, including financial and membership records, correspondence, meeting minutes, conference and lecture materials, and other materials related to the activities and operation of the League for Industrial Democracy.
Quantity: 45.5 linear feet in 39 manuscript boxes, 25 record cartons, and 1 oversize flat box.
Location note: Materials stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.049