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David Herreshoff Papers

 Collection
Identifier: UP000692
The papers of David Herreshoff consist primarily of announcements, correspondence, memoranda, and pamphlets relating to organizations and issues involved in what was termed the "New Left" movement of the sixties.

Dates

  • 1959 - 1971

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.25 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

David Herreshoff, an English professor at Wayne State University, was interested in the issue of workers in America. His papers reflect his research on organizations and issues involved in the 'New Left' movement of the 1960s.

History

David Herreshoff was born in New York City on November 21, 1921. He received his B.A. degree from Akron University in 1952. He obtained his M.A. degree in 1956 from the University of Minnesota and his Ph.D from the same institution in 1959. He joined the staff of the English Department of Wayne State University as instructor in 1959, and has held the rank of Associate Professor since 1969. His research interests include Marxism in America, the literary influence of the Bible, and the theme of work in American literature. In 1967 the Wayne State University Press published his American Disciples of Marx - From the Age of Jackson to the Progressive Era.

Arrangement

Arranged in 1 series – Series 1 (Box 1). Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Acquisition

The papers of David Herreshoff were placed in the Archives of Labor and Urban Affairs in November of 1974 by Mr. Herreshoff and were opened for research in August of 1984.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library in August, 1984.
Title
Guide to the [David Herreshoff Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Date
1984-08
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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