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Guide to the Agnese Nelms Haury Papers TAM.163

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Evan Daniel

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 21, 2018
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect the incorporation of 2017 accretion Updated by Samantha Rowe to include materials from accession number 2018.133.  , November 2017 , November 2018

Administrative Information

Custodial History

The Agnese Nelms Haury Papers was donated to the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives by Agnese Nelms Haury in 2005. Haury donated a portion of her papers to the University of Arizona. In 2017, the University of Arizona sent a donation of Haury's papers on Alger Hiss research to NYU. In July 2018, the Arizona State Museum, University of Arizona sent a donation of 12 audio visual recordings relating to Alger Hiss and Whittaker Chambers. The accession number associated with these gifts are 2005.002, 2017.060, and 2018.133.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Agnese Nelms Haury, the creator of this collection, were transferred to New York University in 2003. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Agnese Nelms Haury Papers; TAM 163; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Related materials providing biographical information on Alger Hiss and information on the Hiss case can be found in the following collections in this repository (researchers must use microfilm where indicated):

John Lowenthal Papers (TAM 190) (Series 1, Boxes 1-5 on microfilm, Film R-7771C)

Alger Hiss Family Papers (TAM 314) (on microfilm, Film R-7771B: Series 1, Boxes 1-3; Series 2, Boxes 4-5; and Series 3, Box 6)

William A. Reuben Papers (TAM 289) (Series 1, Box 1 on microfilm, Film R-7771E)

A published guide to the microfilmed portions of these collections is available at this repository (call number REF E743.5.H55 P38 2006).

The Alger Hiss Defense Collection housed at the Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University consists of 115 boxes of materials amassed by Hiss's lawyers and additional materials related to Hiss's defense donated by Hiss researchers and supporters. The first three series of the Alger Hiss Defense Collection (Hiss Defense Files Series I, Hiss Defense Files Series II, and Hiss-Chambers Subject Files) are available at this repository on microfilm (Film R-7771A) and have an associated published guide (call number REF E743.5.H55 P37 2006). Materials excluded from the microfilm are available to researchers who use the collection on site at the Harvard Law School Library at Harvard University.

Other Finding Aids

The microfilmed portion of this collection (Series I, Boxes 1 and 2) and the microfilmed portions of several other collections related to Alger Hiss at this repository form the microfilm edition of the Papers of Alger Hiss (comprised of Film R-7771B, R-7771C, R-7771D, and R-7771E). A published guide to the Papers of Alger Hiss microfilm edition is available at this repository (call number REF E743.5.H55 P38 2006).

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Series I, Boxes 1 and 2 of the collection are available on microfilm (Film R-7771D) for use in this repository only. Researchers must use microfilm for this portion of the collection.

Audiovisual Access Policies and Procedures

Audiovisual materials have not been preserved and may not be available to researchers. Materials not yet digitized will need to have access copies made before they can be used. To request an access copy, or if you are unsure if an item has been digitized, please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu with the collection name, collection number, and a description of the item(s) requested. A staff member will respond to you with further information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Agnese Nelms Haury in 2005. Haury donated a portion of her papers to the University of Arizona. In 2017 and 2018, the University of Arizona sent a donation of Haury's papers on Alger Hiss research to NYU; the accession numbers associated with these gifts are 2005.002, 2017.060 and 2018.133.

Processing Information

Processing decisions made prior to 2017 have not been recorded. In 2017 four boxes of files related to Haury's support of Alger Hiss research were added to Series I: Alger Hiss Materials. At the time of accessioning these materials were added to the file list in Series I in rough groupings by topic. They have not been arranged by the archivist and are in the order in which they were received by the donor.

In 2018, materials were placed in acid-free folders and boxes. At the time of accessioning, these materials were added to the file list in Series I. They have not been arranged by the archivist and are in the order in which they were received by the donor.