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Guide to the Charles Allan Madison Papers TAM.133

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 Olga K. Heisler, 1987

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on June 17, 2014
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Madison, Charles Allan
Title: Charles Allan Madison Papers
Dates: 1918-1935
Abstract: Charles Allan Madison was a publishing executive and author of several books on labor, liberal and progressive leaders, publishing history and Jewish topics. He was born in Kiev and emigrated to the United States in 1906. He earned an MA in comparative literature from Harvard University in 1922 after which he moved to New York City to begin his long career as an editor. He first worked with the American Book Company from 1922-1924, and then went to Henry Holt and Company where he remained for the next 38 years. The collection includes Madison's manuscripts and correspondence with a number of prominent individuals, including: Howard Fast, Harold L. Ickes, Robert M. LaFollette Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, Norman Thomas, Oswald Garrison Villard, among others.
Quantity: 7.25 linear feet (12 boxes)
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.133