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Vivian Mae Leighton Papers TAM.406

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Collection processed by Peter Filardo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on October 24, 2019 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Megan O'Shea for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description  , October 2019

Descriptive Summary

Title: Vivian Mae Leighton Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1953-1955
Abstract: Vivian Mae Leighton (b. March 5, 1910) was a U.S. citizen employed by the United Nations, beginning in 1946, and an alumna of Brown University. In 1955, she submitted her replies to a questionnaire from the International Organizations Loyalty Board, established by Executive Order 10422, pertaining to the employment of U.S. citizens by international organizations, notably the United Nations. This small collection includes the questionnaire filled out by Leighton and related correspondence, a copy of Executive Order 10422, The Secretary General's Remarks to the United Nations Correspondents Association (July 10, 1953), which include discussion of the Order, and an envelope from the Brown University Almnae Fund.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet in 1 half manuscript box
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.406

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Biographical Note

Vivian Mae Leighton (born 1910) was an American citizen employed by the United Nations, beginning in 1946, and an alumna of Brown University.

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Scope and Contents

The Vivian Mae Leighton Papers include material relating to Executive Order 10422 regarding information to be made available to the Secretary General of the United Nations (UN) regarding American citizens employed by the UN. Material in the collection dates from 1953 to 1955 and includes a questionnaire from the International Organizations Employees Loyalty Board completed by Leighton in 1955, letters regarding the questionnaire, and personal information forms completed by Leighton for employment. Also included are a copy of Executive Order 10422 , the Secretary General's remarks to the UN Correspondents Association regarding the order, and an envelope from the Brown University Alumnae Fund.

Arrangement

This collection has not been arranged by an archivist. The materials are arranged in the order in which they were received from the donor.

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Access Points

Subject Organizations

  • United Nations

Subject Topics

  • Anti-communist movements -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive has no information about copyright ownership for this collection and is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from it. Materials in this collection, which were created in 1953-1955, are expected to enter the public domain in 2075.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Vivian Mae Leighton Papers; TAM 406; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated in 2007, donor uknown. The accession number associated with this collection is 2007.004.

Processing Information

Decisions regarding arrangement, description, and physical interventions for this collection prior to 2019 are unknown. In 2019 the collection was prepared for offsite storage and description was updated for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description.

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Container List

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1-4 Vivian Mae Leighton Papers
1953-1955

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