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Irving Pokempner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000132
Various socialist, radical, left-wing, and miscellaneous periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, and leaflets collected by Mr. Pokempner, a Detroit businessman with a life-long interest in movements of social and economic reform. Periodicals include New Masses (1931-41), International Press Correspondence (1932-37), American Socialist Monthly (1936). and International Review (1936-38).

Dates

  • 1937 - 1959

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials. Restrictions: Researchers may encounter records of a sensitive nature – personnel files, case records and those involving investigations, legal and other private matters. Privacy laws and restrictions imposed by the Library prohibit the use of names and other personal information which might identify an individual, except with written permission from the Director and/or the donor.

Extent

5 Linear Feet (10 MB)

Abstract

Various socialist, radical, left-wing, and miscellaneous periodicals, newspapers, pamphlets, and leaflets collected by Mr. Pokempner, a Detroit businessman with a life-long interest in movements of social and economic reform. Periodicals include New Masses (1931-41), International Press Correspondence (1932-37), American Socialist Monthly (1936). and International Review (1936-38).

Arrangement

Folders are arranged by title and chronologically thereunder.

Acquisition

The collection of periodicals and newspapers was placed in the Archives of Labor History and Urban Affairs in December of 1965 by Mr. Pokempner.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Irving Pokempner Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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