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Guide to the Sylvia Hall Thompson Papers TAM.639

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive

Collection processed by Heather Mulliner and Giana Ricci

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit on December 18, 2014
English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Accession 1950.142 was incorporated into this collection and a file level description of entire collection was created by Giana Ricci.   , October 2014

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Thompson, Sylvia, 1924-2012
Title: Sylvia Hall Thompson Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1940-1985
Abstract: This collection contains the papers of union organizer and Communist Party member Sylvia Hall Thompson (1924-2012). Thompson's papers primarily consists of Freedom of Information Act release files related to Federal Bureau of Investigation surveillance of Hall throughout the 1950s and 1960s. The collection also contains a small portion of material related to Sylvia's first huband Samuel Hall as well as material related to her second husband Robert George Thompson and the Thompson v. McNamara case.
Quantity: 3.0 linear feet in 3 record cartons
Location note: Materials are stored off-site and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two days prior to research visit.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.639