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Guide to the Nelson Frank papers, 1908-1961 and undated

Summary

Government official and labor columnist of the New York News World-Telegraph and Sun, of New York City. The papers of Nelson Frank chiefly concern the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations and their affiliated unions; communism in the labor movement; the 1952 strike of the United Steel Workers of America; and the careers of Philip Murray and Walter Reuther. Includes press releases, newsletters, circulars, radio scripts, and reports.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.00414
Title
Nelson Frank papers
Date
1908-1961 and undated
Creator
Frank, Nelson, 1906-
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 290 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Material in English

Collection Overview

The papers of Nelson Frank chiefly concern the American Federation of Labor and the Congress of Industrial Organizations and their affiliated unions; communism and socialism in the labor movement; the 1952 strike of the United Steel Workers of America; and the careers of prominent American labor leaders Philip Murray (1886-1952) and Walter Reuther (1907-1970). Includes press releases, newsletters, circulars, radio scripts, and reports.

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Nelson Frank Papers, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

General File, 1946-1954
(6 folders)
Box 1
Organizations, A-C
(5 folders)
Box 2
Organizations, D-T
(14 folders)
Box 3
Organizations, U
(8 folders)
Box 4
Organizations, U (United Steel Workers of America, 1949-1954)
(7 folders)
Box 5
General File-Misc. addresses and papers
Box 6
Printed materials, 1908-1955
(2 folders)
Box 6
 


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Provenance

The Nelson Frank papers were received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library as a gift in the 1960s.

Processing Information

Processed by Rubenstein Library staff.

Encoded by Willeke Sandler and Paula Jeannet Mangiafico, March 2012