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Guide to the Peter Weiss Papers TAM.638

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Heather Mulliner

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on January 12, 2015
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Descriptive Summary

Creator - Donor: Weiss, Peter
Title: Peter Weiss Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1945-2002
Abstract: This collection contains the personal and professional papers of human rights attorney Peter Weiss (1925- ). Born in Austria in 1925, Weiss moved to the U.S. in 1941 and worked as a lawyer from 1955 to 2006. This collection contains materials related to Weiss's professional career and his involvement in human rights issues. Materials contained within this collection include notes, research materials, published and unpublished works created between 1963 and 1993, personal and professional correspondence written between the 1940s and the 1990s, travel itineraries, transcripts, and ephemera related to Weiss's numerous speaking engagements.
Quantity: 4.0 linear feet 4 boxes
Location note: Materials are located at the Tamiment Library.
Language of Materials note: Most materials are in English. Other materials are in Spanish, French, and Italian.
Call Phrase: TAM.638