The Civil Rights History Project: Survey of Collections and Repositories
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
Interviewees: Anne Burlak Timpson
Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights