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Guide to the Marvin Leiner Papers TAM 607

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Rachel Schimke, 2012.Jasmine Larkin, 2017.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 26, 2018
Finding aid is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Jasmine Larkin added Series I: Research Files, Series II: Writings and Correspondence, and Series III. Unprocessed Audiovisual and Born-Digital Media. In addition, the finding aid was edited for compliance with DACS and ACM Required Elements for Archival Description.  , November 2017

Descriptive Summary

Title: Marvin Leiner Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1960-2004
Abstract: Marvin Leiner is a scholar of Cuban education and the author of several books on educational reforms in the wake of the Cuban Revolution. The collection primarily consists of research Leiner conducted while living in Cuba during the 1968-1969 school year and during his many return visits in the 1970s and 1980s. Collection materials consist of reel-to-reel audio tapes, audiocassette tapes, slides, photographs, film reels, diaries, field notes, newspaper clippings, microfilm, floppy disks, transcripts of interviews, correspondence, and early manuscript drafts. A majority of the collection materials contain Leiner's research on Cuban education, sexual politics, and healthcare. A small portion of the collection contains Leiner's research regarding education in Nicaragua and China, as well his files for correpsondence, manuscript drafts, and speaking engagements. The Marvin Leiner Papers date from 1960 to 2004.
Quantity: 44.5 Linear Feet in 43 record cartons, 2 small flat boxes, and 1 manuscript box
Quantity: 216 audiocassettes
Quantity: 208 sound tape reels
Quantity: 2 film reels
Quantity: 47.52 Megabytes in 132 floppy disks
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Language: Materials are in English and Spanish.
Call Phrase: TAM 607