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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

Container List


Administrative Files

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of Dissent's administrative files which contain correspondence, subject files, promotional and fundraising materials, materials related to the creation of magazine's website, and documents and correspondence related to the  Dissent archive. Subject files and correspondence are arranged alphabetically, while other files are grouped by subject. Files relating to the  Dissent archive contain correspondence related to the formation of the archive and efforts to compile correspondence from founding member and longtime editor Irving Howe. Several a number of these materials contain photocopies of Howe's correspondence with  Dissent contributors.