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Anne Burlak Timpson papers

Repository: Smith College. Sophia Smith Collection

Collection Description (CRHP): There are several interviews with Anne Burlak Timpson in the audiovisual series.

Collection Description (Extant): Communist Party official, Labor organizer. Papers include include correspondence, diaries, manuscripts, speeches, photographs, scrapbooks, interviews, audiovisual materials, and an unfinished autobiography. Subject and organization files are a boon to anyone interested in the history of the Communist Party of the U.S.A. (CPUSA), U.S.-Soviet relations, and peace and justice organizations. Timpson's indictments under the Smith and McCarran Act are well documented, as are other U.S. Communists who were indicted. Correspondents include her brothers, Nicholas, Mike and John Burlak in the Soviet Union; her husband Arthur Timpson in the Spanish Civil War; as well as Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, Gus Hall, Joe Moakley, Eulalia Figueiredo Papaandreu Matusiak, Fred Whitehead, Henry Winston, and Helen and Carl Winter.

Date(s): 1886-2003 (Bulk: 1912-2003)

Digital Status: Partial

Existing IDs: MS 241

Extent: 57 boxes (23 linear ft.)

Finding Aid URL: http://asteria.fivecolleges.edu/findaids/sophiasmith/mnsss189.html External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Anne Burlak Timpson

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Anti-communist movements
Boston (Mass.)
Communism
Labor movement
Peace movements

Genres:

Interviews
Manuscripts
Photographs
Sound recordings
Speeches
Transcripts
Videorecordings

 

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