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Guide to the Alice Wexler Research Files on Emma Goldman TAM.620

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Rachel Schimke

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 05, 2012
Finding aid written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

 
Creator: Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940.
Creator: Wexler, Alice, 1942-
Title: Alice Wexler Research Files on Emma Goldman
Dates [inclusive]: 1912-1940, late 1970s-1980s
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1912-1940
Abstract: Alice Wexler (1942-) is the author of two biographies on Emma Goldman: Emma Goldman in America (1984), which tracks Goldman's political career in the United States up to her deportation, and  Emma Goldman in Exile (1989), which cover's Goldman's life from 1919 until her death in 1940. The collection is mostly comprised of copies of primary materials related to Emma Goldman (correspondence, news articles, etc.), collected and often annotated by Wexler in the course of conducting her research.
Quantity: 1.5 linear feet in 2 record cartons
Language of Materials note: Most materials are in English, though some correspondence is in Russian.
Call Phrase: TAM.620