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Morris Schappes Papers 1911-2004

Author: Morris U Schappes
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Morris U. Schappes (1907-2004) was a scholar, editor and activist who was fired by the City College of New York after being investigated as a Communist Party member, and who spent over a year in prison (1943-1944) for perjury after refusing to name other Party members when testifying before an investigating committee of the New York State Legislature. He was a founder and long-time editor of the progressive, secular
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Genre/Form: Articles
Audiovisual materials
Clippings (information artifacts)
Correspondence
Ephemera
Essays
Exhibition catalogs
Fliers (printed matter)
Interviews
Magazines (Periodicals)
Minutes
Newsletters
Notes
Obituaries
Pamphlets
Press releases
Research notes
Reviews (document genre)
Writings
Named Person: Henry Foner; Jack D Foner; Moe Foner; Philip Sheldon Foner; Louis Harap; Emma Lazarus; Jack Nusan Porter; Albert Prago; Ernestine L Rose; Ethel Rosenberg; Julius Rosenberg; Annette T Rubenstein; Haym Salomon; Jonathan Sarna; Morris U Schappes; Sidney Eisenberger; Steven Leberstein
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Morris U Schappes
OCLC Number: 652505682
Language Note: Materials are primarily in English and Yiddish, with a few items in Spanish and French.
Notes: Materials Separated from the Resource: Photographs have been transferred to the Non-Print Department (PHOTOS 154).
Description: 43.25 linear feet (44 boxes)

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Morris U. Schappes (1907-2004) was a scholar, editor and activist who was fired by the City College of New York after being investigated as a Communist Party member, and who spent over a year in prison (1943-1944) for perjury after refusing to name other Party members when testifying before an investigating committee of the New York State Legislature. He was a founder and long-time editor of the progressive, secular magazine Jewish Currents; a popular lecturer; and the author of articles, reviews ...

The collection contains correspondence, published and unpublished writings, clippings and other printed ephemera, research materials and documents produced by various progressive organizations. In addition, there is a considerable quantity of Jewish Currents editorial correspondence, Editorial Board minutes and administrative files. The Schappes Papers reveal a man of widely varying interests, radical views, strong opinions and devotion to the magazine he helped found -- Jewish Currents. The collection ...

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   schema:familyName "Foner" ;
   schema:givenName "Moe" ;
   schema:name "Moe Foner" ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/9859477> # Philip Sheldon Foner
    a schema:Person ;
   schema:birthDate "1910" ;
   schema:deathDate "1994" ;
   schema:familyName "Foner" ;
   schema:givenName "Philip Sheldon" ;
   schema:name "Philip Sheldon Foner" ;
    .


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