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Guide to the Kenneth P. Neilson Collection on Frederic Ewen TAM 574

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 21, 2018
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Kenneth P. Neilson Collection on Frederic Ewen
Dates [inclusive]: 1964-1989
Abstract: Kenneth P. Neilsen is an educator, artist, composer, publisher and author, and friend of Frederic Ewen. Ewen (1899-1989) was a professor of English from Brooklyn College who was forced to resign in 1952 because of his progressive politics and resistance to McCarthyism, and who later formed a theater company. The collection contains correspondence, notes, clippings, and playbills.
Quantity: 0.25 Linear Feet in one folder in a shared box
Language: Materials are in English
Mixed Materials [Box]: MS 002
Call Phrase: TAM 574

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Historical/Biographical Note

Kenneth P. Neilsen is an educator, artist, composer publisher and author, and was a Friend of Frederic Ewen (1899-1989), a professor of English from Brooklyn College who was forced to resign in 1952 because of his progressive politics and resistance to McCarthyism, and who later formed a theater company that produced plays. Neilson co-operated with Ewen in several such endeavors.

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Scope and Contents

The collection contains correspondence, notes, clippings, and playbills.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into one folder.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Ewen, Frederic, 1899-
  • Neilson, Kenneth P.
  • Neilson, Kenneth P.

Document Type

  • Clippings (information artifacts)
  • Playbills.
  • Correspondence.

Subject Topics

  • Dramatists, American.
  • Authors, American.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (and related rights to publicity and privacy) to materials in this collection, created by Kenneth P. Neilson, was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Kenneth P. Neilson Collection on Frederic Ewen; TAM 574; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Kenneth P. Neilson in 2011. The accession number associated with this gift is 2011.030.

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