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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

Descriptive Summary

Creator - dnr: Haury, A. N. (Agnese Nelms)
Source - dnr: Lyons, Patrick D., 1969-
Title: Agnese Nelms Haury Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1925-2012
Abstract: Agnese Nelms Haury (1923- ) a researcher, editor, author and philanthropist, has worked in and supported the work of others in a wide range of fields, including archaeology, anthropology, international affairs, Latin American studies, human rights, and the arts. She met Alger Hiss in the 1940s when he was president of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace and she was working in the Endowment's Publications Department. They became close associates and, from the time of Hiss's trials of the late 1940s and early 50s, she worked strenuously in the cause of his defense. The Haury Papers contain correspondence and subject files relating to the Agnese N. Lindley Foundation, the Community Foundation of Southern Arizona, The Nation Institute, and to research conducted by Tony Hiss, Bruce Craig, Jeff Kisseloff, John Lowenthal, and William A. Reuben on the Hiss defense and Hiss related research. The collection also documents the establishment of the Alger Hiss Archive, Alger Hiss Fellowship, and "The Alger Hiss Story" website. The collection also features audio visual sound and video recordings of interviews, television programs, and more pertaining to the Alger Hiss trial and Whittaker Chambers.
Quantity: 8 Linear Feet in 7 record cartons and 2 manuscript boxes
Quantity: 9 videocassettes (vhs)
Quantity: 1 videocassettes (betamax)
Quantity: 2 audiocassettes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please request materials at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.163