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83-M191--83-M198

Newman, Pauline. Additional papers of Pauline Newman, 1926-1982: A Finding Aid

Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: 83-M191--83-M198
Repository: Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University
Creator: Pauline Newman
Title: Additional papers of Pauline Newman, 1926-1982
Date(s): 1926-1982
Quantity: .83 linear feet (2 file boxes) plus 1 folio+ folder)
Language of materials: Materials in English.
Abstract: Unprocessed addenda to the papers of labor organizer Pauline Newman.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

Accession numbers: 83-M191, 83-M198
These papers were given to the Schlesinger Library by Elisabeth Burger in September 1983.

Processing Information:

Processed: November 1983
By: Christine C. Marshall

Access Restrictions:

Access. Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use:

Copyright. Copyright in the papers created by Pauline Newman is held by the President and Fellows of Harvard College for the Schlesinger Library. Copyright in other papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns.
Copying. Papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures.

Preferred Citation:

Pauline Newman Additional papers, 1926-1982; item description, dates. 83-M191--83-M198, folder #. Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass.

Related Material:

There is related material at the Schlesinger Library; see Papers of Pauline Newman, 1900-1980 (MC 324); Papers of Frieda S. Miller, 1909-1973 (A-37); Additional papers of Frieda S. Miller, 1948-1963 (MC 881); and Papers of Elisabeth Burger, 1880-2013 (inclusive), 1940-2000 (bulk) (MC 868).

BIOGRAPHY

Labor organizer, union official, and socialist, Newman (ca.1890-1986), an immigrant from Lithuania and a factory worker when very young, was the first woman organizer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union, Director of Health Education at its Union Health Center, and an active member of the National and New York Women's Trade Union League. She represented the ILGWU and the WTUL at numerous committees and conferences on the state, national, and international levels. After 1924 she lived usually with Frieda S. Miller; together they raised Miller's adopted daughter.

SCOPE AND CONTENT

Collection contains correspondence, most of it with Frieda S. Miller; biographical information and clippings; appointment books; and photographs.

CONTAINER LIST

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Additional Index Terms

Friendship
Photographs
Burger, Elisabeth
Kessler-Harris, Alice
Leab, Daniel J.
Miller, Frieda S.
National Women's Trade Union League of America
Robins, Raymond, 1873-1954

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