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Guide to the Norman Thomas Papers TAM.423

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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 Edited by Maggie Schreiner to reflect updated administrative information  , September 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968
Title: Norman Thomas Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1925-1969
Abstract: Norman Mattoon Thomas (1884–1968), was a leading American socialist, pacifist, author, and six-time presidential candidate for president on the ticket of the Socialist Party of America, between 1928 and 1948. The collection contains correspondence, including some in his capacity as co-executive director of the League for Industrial Democracy, unpublished political and biographical writings, biographical sketches of his grandfather, Stephen Mattoon, Daniel Bell’s 1954 correspondence with socialist luminaries around the world in preparation for the celebration of Thomas’s seventieth birthday, and one typescript each by Broadus Mitchell and Emil Rieve, president of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers.
Quantity: 0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Call Phrase: TAM.423