People's Institute records 1883-1933 1897-1927

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People's Institute records, 1883-1933, 1897-1927

People's Institute records 1883-1933 1897-1927

The People's Institute was founded in 1897 by Charles Sprague Smith to teach the theory and practice of government and social philosophy to workers and recent immigrants in New York City. The People's Institute records consist of minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, photographs, programs, fliers, pamphlets, legal documents, financial records, clippings, class rosters, press releases, and printed matter that document the founding and operations of the Institute.

38 linear feet; 80 boxes, 35 volumes, 1 map folder

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The People's Institute was founded in 1897 by Charles Sprague Smith to teach the theory and practice of government and social philosophy to workers and recent immigrants in New York City. It sponsored lectures, classes, concerts, and other community activities at Cooper Union, and throughout New York City, though principally on Manhattan's Lower East Side. The Institute ceased operations in 1934. From the description of People's Institute records, 1883-1933, bulk (1897-1927). (New Yo...

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Educator and author. From the description of Letter to S.S. McClure, 1892 June 5. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 48954655 ...