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Guide to the Charles Allan Madison Papers TAM 133

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Olga K. Heisler, 1987

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 18, 2018
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Scope and Content Note

Series I. Correspondence, is organized into six subseries: A. Chronological, B. Individuals, C. Unions (David Dubinsky, Carl Haessler, Fred Thompson), D. Yaddo (James T. Farrell and Evelyn Scott), E. Manuscripts, F. Personal. The bulk of the correspondence concerns his writings, and includes a number of prominent individuals to whom he sent manuscripts for comment, including Charles Beard, Henry Black, Hugo Black, Solon DeLeon, John Dewey, Howard Fast, Harold L. Ickes, Agnes Inglis, Robert M. LaFollette Jr., Eleanor Roosevelt, Norman Thomas, Lewis Untermeyer, Oswald Garrison Villard, and Henry A. Wallace.

Series II. Writings, is organized into three subseries: A. Miscellaneous Manuscripts, B. Published Manuscripts, C. Unpublished Manuscripts. It contains manuscripts for six of Madison's books, many article-length manuscripts (for both unpublished and published writings), including a file of short stories, and several book-length unpublished manuscripts, two autobiographical (The Inner Quest and The Past Is Prologue), a biographical study (The Agony and Achievement of Ludwig Lewisohn), and two historical novels: Call Back Yesterday (an American radical bildungsroman), and The Day Breaketh (Jewish life in Eastern Europe).


Organized into two series: I. Correspondence; II. Writings.

Folders are generally arranged chronologically within each series.