- Frey, William, 1839-1888
- Call number
- MssCol 1083
- Physical description
- 1 linear foot (2 boxes)
- Materials in English and Russian
- Preferred Citation
- William Frey papers, Manuscripts and Archives Division, The New York Public Library
- Manuscripts and Archives Division
- Access to materials
- Advance notice required. Request access to this collection.
William Frey (1839-1888) was a Russian-American social reformer and positivist. Collection consists of correspondence, manuscripts of writings, diaries, and other papers, chiefly regarding Frey's work in founding a community in Cedar Vale, Kansas, and to his preaching of positivism. Includes correspondence with Russian liberals and revolutionists, American communists, and American and English positivists; tracts on positivism; and a biography in Russian of Auguste Comte.
Source of acquisitionGift (1941-1967), Sahud, Dr, 1941
Using the collection
LocationManuscripts and Archives Division
Stephen A. Schwarzman Building
Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street, New York, NY 10018-2788
Brooke Russell Astor Reading Room, Third Floor, Room 328
Access to materialsAdvance notice required. Request access to this collection.
Alternative form available
Selected papers available on microfilm; New York Public Library