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Guide to the Investigation Files of the Rapp-Coudert Committee TAM 533

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 15, 2018
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Descriptive Summary

Source: New York State Archives
Title: Investigation Files of the Rapp-Coudert Committee (New York State Legislature)
Dates [inclusive]: 1919-1953
Dates [bulk]: 1939-1942
Abstract: The Rapp-Coudert Committee (New York State Joint Legislative Committee on the State Education System) was charged with investigating individuals and organizations with suspected radical ties in New York City public schools and colleges from 1940-1942. This collection consists of the Committee's investigation files including correspondence, interview notes, lists and hearing transcripts; minutes; and copies of Communist, anti-war and civil liberties publications collected by the Committee in the course of investigations. Many files contain extensive notes on individuals under investigation, and include documentation on other persons suspected of ties to Communism. (Note that Tamiment Library holds only a microfilm version of this collection - Film R7860. The original documents are held by the New York State Archives.)
Quantity: 7.25 Linear Feet in 57 reels
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM 533