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Guide to the Dissent Magazine Records  TAM.642

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 March 25, 2016 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Updated by Molly Davy to reflect removal of microfilm  , March 2016

Descriptive Summary

Title: Dissent Magazine Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1952-2013
Abstract: Dissent is a quarterly magazine that provides political commentary from intellectuals on the political left. This collection is largely comprised of  Dissent's editorial board and administrative records, which contain documentation of editorial decisions from the 1950s to the early 2000s, including correspondence among editorial board members and minutes from board meetings. The collection also contains the personal papers of Emanuel Geltman, who was one of  Dissent's founding members. Other materials in this collection include indices of  Dissent issues in the 1990s, pamphlets, and scrapbooks documenting the development of the magazine, photographs, and audio visual recordings of special events.
Quantity: 9.0 linear feet 9 record cartons
Location note: Materials are located at the Tamiment Library.
Language of Materials note: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.642