Found 8 collections related to Political activists

Filtering on: x1901 - 1950
Garvin, Vicki, 1915-2007
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 647
2.2 linear feet (1 record carton, 3 archival boxes)
Victoria (Vicki) Garvin was an African-American trade union and political activist as well as a pan-Africanist and internationalist. From 1946-1950 Garvin served as a research director of the United Office and Professional Workers of America. In... more
Harrington, Donald Szantho
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1328
246 linear feet (289 boxes)
Donald S. Harrington, 1914-2005, was the Minister of the Community Church of New York, a Unitarian Universalist congregation, from 1944-1982. He also served as president of the United World Federalists, and as chairman of the Liberal Party of New... more
Alfange, Dean, 1897-1989
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 46
Dean Alfange (1897-1989) was a lawyer, politician and political advisor to U.S. presidents and New York governors. He was instrumental in the formation of the Liberal Party, active in the Greek-American communtiy, and involved in human rights... more
Ordway, Edward Warren, 1864-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2300
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Edward Warren Ordway (1864- ) was a New York City lawyer and political activist. He was secretary from 1899 to 1904 of the Anti-Imperialist League of New York (later the Philippine Independence Committee) and of the Filipino Progress Association... more
Lloyd, Georgia, 1913-
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1787
46 linear feet; 109 boxes, 3 volumes, 1 oversize folder
Author, peace activist, world government advocate and philanthropist, Georgia Lloyd, 1913-1999, was executive secretary of the Campaign for World Government from 1943 until 1990. Her papers consist of correspondence, professional writings and... more
Lloyd, William Bross, Jr., 1908-1995
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 1789
7 linear feet (16 boxes)
William Bross Lloyd, Jr. (1908-1995) was a writer, organizer and political activist, who focused on world government and peace. These additions to his papers include professional correspondence, files from Lloyd's major fields of interest... more
Thomas, Norman, 1884-1968
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2975
97 linear feet (193 boxes, 2 packages and 7 v.); 85 microfilm reels
Norman Matoon Thomas (1884-1968), the American Socialist leader, started his career as a Presbyterian minister in New York City. He became active in the peace movement during World War I and founded the National Civil Liberties Bureau (renamed... more
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 680
49 linear feet (93 archival boxes,13 record cartons, 2 flat boxes)
The Lorraine Hansberry Papers document Lorraine Hansberry's life as an award-winning playwright and activist, and chronicles her activities during the Civil Rights Movement. Virtually all of Hansberry's writings, autobiographical materials,... more