Found 16 collections related to Political activists

Gurin, David
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 18767
.1 linear feet (1 folder)
The collection consists of one folder of material relating to public transit activism in New York City (1969-1970) collected by urban planner and public transportation activist David Gurin
Parmelee, Foster
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2340
11 linear feet (22 boxes, 1 package)
Foster Parmelee was a New York City businessman and adult educator. He was a charter member of the United World Federalists, secretary in the Campaign for World Government, and participated in many conventions of the world government movement.... more
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
Nathan, Frances
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 2094
1.2 linear feet (3 boxes)
Frances Nathan is a New York City resident who is active in public affairs, especially women's issues. In the 1970s she served as executive director of New York State National Abortion Rights Action League (NYS-NARAL), an affiliate of the National... 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
Feinberg, David B.
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 983
9.64 linear feet (22 boxes)
David Barish Feinberg (1956-1994) was a writer and AIDS activist in New York City. After graduating From M.I.T. in 1977, Feinberg lived briefly in Southern California before moving to New York City in 1979, where he earned a graduate degree in... 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
Liebman, Marvin
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 4823
.66 linear feet (2 boxes)
Marvin Liebman was a conservative strategist and fundraiser for the Republican Party who came out as gay in 1990. His papers consist chiefly of drafts of his memoir, Coming out Conservative, but also include some... 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
New York Public Interest Research Group. Straphangers Campaign
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 6147
24 linear feet (59 boxes)
Lierop, Robert F. van
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 373
36.96 linear feet (88 boxes)
Robert Van Lierop is a lawyer, political activist, filmmaker, and diplomat who served as Vanuatu's permanent representative to the United Nations. His papers date from 1965 to 2001, and chronicle his professional life and political activism. The... 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
Horne, Gerald, 1949-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 559
97.41 linear feet (232 boxes); 68.47 mb (1,962 computer files)
Gerald Horne is an African American historian, professor, and political activist. His collection dates from 1953 to 2016, and details his career in academia, political activism, legal work, research pursuits, and writing endeavors. The collection... more