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Benjamin Stolberg papers, 1914-1951

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Call No.: MS#1208
Bib ID 4079371 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Stolberg, Benjamin, 1891-1951
Title Benjamin Stolberg papers, 1914-1951
Physical Description 24 boxes (24 boxes 2 volumes 1 portfolio)
Language(s) English .

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This collection is arranged into three series.



Papers of Stolberg include correspondence files, notes and manuscripts of his writings, and files of clippings and periodicals in which his articles appeared. His writings deal with the labor movement, economics, the Socialist Party, and other liberal causes of the period between the wars. The extensive correspondence in the collection includes letters from Lewis Corey, Herbert Hoover, Sinclair Lewis, H.L. Mencken, Ayn Rand, Norman Thomas, and Leon Trotsky.

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This collection has no restrictions.

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Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Benjamin Stolberg papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 09/--/89.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2014-04-15 XML document instance revised by Catherine C. Ricciardi

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

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Corey, Lewis Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Economics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Journalists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Labor movement -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lewis, Sinclair, 1885-1951 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mencken, H. L. (Henry Louis), 1880-1956 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Moscow Trials, Moscow, Russia, 1936-1937 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rand, Ayn Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Socialism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Socialist Party (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trials (Political crimes and offenses) -- Russia (Federation) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940 (Title of work: Commission of Inquiry on Leon Trotsky.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Working class -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Author and journalist in the field of American labor. Stolberg was editor of THE BOOKMAN, a columnist for the NEW YORK EVENING POST, and a contributor to the NEW YORK TIMES, the NEW YORK HERALD TRIBUNE, the Scripps-Howard newspapers, and numerous magazines. He was a member of the Commission of Inquiry on Leon Trotsky investigating the Moscow trials.

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Series I: Correspondence

Box 1 Adamic, Louis

Box 1 Allen, Devere

Box 1 Atkinson, Brooks

Box 1 Baldwin, Roger Nash

Box 1 Beard, Charles Austin

Box 1 Boudin, Louis B.

Box 1 Boyd, Thomas

Box 1 Brisbane, Arthur

Box 1 Browder, Earl Russell

Box 1 Budenz, Louis Francis

Box 1 Bunche, Ralph Johnson

Box 1 Butler, Nicholas Murray

Box 1 Chambers, Whittaker

Box 1 Colum, Padraic

Box 1 Corey, Lewis

Box 1 Dahlberg, Edward

Box 1 Dell, Floyd

Box 1 Dewey, John

Box 1 Dewey, John and others

Box 1 Dos Bassos, John

Box 1 Dreiser, Theodora

Box 1 Dubinsky, David

Box 1 Du Bois, William E.B.

Box 1 Eastman, Max

Box 1 Edman, Irwin

Box 1 Farrell, James T.

Box 1 Frank, Waldo

Box 1 Frankfurter, Felix

Box 1 Green, William

Box 1 Gunther, John

Box 1 Hoover, Herbert

Box 1 Hoover, John Edgar

Box 1 Hull, Cordell

Box 1 Jaszi, Oscar

Box 1 Kennedy, Joseph Patrick

Box 1 Krebs, Richard Julius Herman ("Jan Valtin")

Box 1 Krutch, Joseph Wood

Box 1 LaGuardia, Fiorello H.

Box 1 Lament, Corliss

Box 1 Lasker, Bruno

Box 1 Laski, Harold J.

Box 1 Lewis, John Llewellyn

Box 1 Lewis, Sinclair

Box 1 Lippmann, Walter

Box 1 Luce, Clare Boothe

Box 2 Macdonald, Dwight

Box 2 MacLeish, Archibald

Box 2 McFee, William

Box 2 Maltz, Albert

Box 2 Marshall, Lenore Guinzberg

Box 2 Maule, Harry

Box 2 Mencken, Henry Louis

Box 2 Menjou, Adolphe Jean

Box 2 Nevins, Allan

Box 2 Niebuhr, Reinhold

Box 2 Perkins, Maxwell

Box 2 Rand, Ayn

Box 2 Randoph, Asa Philip

Box 2 Rice, Elmer

Box 2 Rivera, Diego

Box 2 Schulberg, Budd W.

Box 2 Schuster, Max Lincoln

Box 2 Stone, Irving

Box 2 Strachey, Evelyn John St. Lee

Box 2 Taft, Robert Alphonso

Box 2 Thomas, Norman Mattoon

Box 2 Thompson, Dorothy

Box 2 Trotsky, Leon

Box 2 Van Doren, Mark

Box 2 Villard, Oswald Garrison

Box 2 Wapner, Robert Ferdinand

Box 2 Wilkins, Roy

Box 2 Willkie, Wendell Lewis

Box 2 Wilson, Edmund

Box 2 Young, Art

Box 3 Correspondence Files A-B

Box 4 Correspondence Files C-D

Box 4a Correspondence Files D-G

Box 4b Correspondence Files G-M

Box 5 Correspondence Files I-L

Box 6 Correspondence Files M-N

Box 7 Correspondence Files O-R

Box 8 Correspondence Files S

Box 9 Correspondence Files S

Box 10 Correspondence Files T-Z

Series II: Manuscripts

Box 11 College Papers

Box 11 Autobiographical notes

Box 11 Miscellaneous Notes and Manuscripts

Box 12 Subject File

Box 13 Scrapbooks

Box Flat Box 575 Scrapbooks, 1933-1936

Box Flat Box 576 Scrapbooks, 1936-1940

Box 14 Financial records

Box 14 Notebooks and directories

Box 24 Photographs

Series III: Printed Material

Box 15 Clippings

Box 16 Clippings

Box 17 Periodicals with contributions by Stolberg

Box 18 Periodicals with contributions by Stolberg

Box 19 Periodicals with contributions by Stolberg

Box 20 Periodicals with contributions by Stolberg

Box 21 Periodicals with contributions by Stolberg

Box 22 Periodicals

Box 23 Printed Material