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Guide to the Hermina Dumont Huiswoud Papers and Photographs TAM.354

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Peter Meyer Filardo, 2006

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 12, 2014
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited by Bonnie Gordon to reflect the incorporation of nonprint materials in June 2013. Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect updated administrative information  , Dec 2014

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Huiswoud, Hermina Dumont
Title: Hermina Dumont Huiswoud Papers and Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1890-1996
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1928-1996
Abstract: Hermina ("Hermie") Dumont Huiswoud (1905-1998), was born in British Guiana (now Guyana), and migrated to New York in 1919. In 1926 she married Otto Eduard Huiswoud (1893-1961), born in Dutch Guiana (now Surinam) and a charter member of the Communist Party of the United States of America, with whom Hermina was also active in international communist activities, eventually settling in Amsterdam in 1949. The collection contains correspondence and a manuscript regarding Otto Huiswoud, letters from Langston Hughes, published and unpublished writings, personalia, and photographs.
Quantity: 1.25 linear feet in 1 record carton and 5 folders.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English and Dutch
Call Phrase: TAM.354