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Guide to the Arnold Johnson Papers TAM.137

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 Caroline Moseley, 1992. Edited by Bonnie Gordon to reflect the incorporation of non-print materials, 2013.

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 06, 2016
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Johnson, Arnold (Arnold Samuel), 1904-1989.
Title: Arnold Johnson Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1926-1989
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1951-1979
Abstract: Arnold Johnson was a long-time Communist Party USA official. In 1932, he received a B.A. in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and helped to organized Sherwood Eddy's "American Seminar in Europe." Later in life, he was a representative of the American Civil Liberties Union New Mobilization against the War in Vietnam. This collection consists of the personal papers of Arnold Johnson, and chiefly consists of course materials, speeches and statements, articles (primarily published in newspapers and Communist Party publications), correspondence, clippings, flyers and brochures, handwritten notes, photographs, and memorabilia spanning the years 1926-1989, with the bulk of the material covering the years 1951-1979.
Quantity: 6.75 linear feet in 5 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, and 1 oversize box.
Location note: Boxes 1-4 are 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.137