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Andre Schiffrin Student League for Industrial Democracy Papers TAM 419

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Andre Schiffrin Student League for Industrial Democracy Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1954-1960
Quantity: 1.75 Linear Feet (3 boxes)
Call Phrase: TAM 419

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Historical/Biographical Note

Andre Schiffrin (1935-2013) was an American publisher, author, and socialist who helped organize and run the Student League for Industrial Democracy (the student affiliate of the League for Industrial Democracy) which eventually became the Students for a Democratic Society in 1960.

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Scope and Contents

The papers pertain to Schiffrin's work with the Student League for Industrial Democracy and their relations with the LID and other socialist organizations. The collection particularly showcases SLID's actions at Yale and Schiffrin's correspondence with the LID and the International Union of Socialist Youth. The documents date from 1954 to 1961 and include correspondence, fliers, newsletters, and clippings.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Schiffrin, André
  • Schiffrin, André

Subject Organizations

  • League for Industrial Democracy
  • Yale University -- Societies, etc.
  • Student League for Industrial Democracy (U.S.)

Subject Topics

  • Student movements -- Connecticut -- New Haven.
  • Student movements -- United States.
  • Socialism and youth -- United States.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Andre Schiffrin were transferred to New York University in 2008 by Andre Schiffrin. 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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Andre Schiffrin, 2008; additional materials were added to the collection in 2011. The accession numbers associated with this gift are 2008.009 and 2011.026.

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