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Benjamin Stolberg papers, 1914-1951 

Stolberg, Benjamin, 1891-1951
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24 boxes (24 boxes 2 volumes 1 portfolio)
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Biographical Note

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.

Scope and Contents

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.