Arnold Johnson Papers Bulk, 1951-1979 1926-1989, (Bulk 1951-1979)


Arnold Johnson Papers, Bulk, 1951-1979, 1926-1989, (Bulk 1951-1979)

Arnold Johnson Papers Bulk, 1951-1979 1926-1989, (Bulk 1951-1979)

Arnold Samuel Johnson was long-time Communist Party USA official. In 1932, he received a B.A. in Divinity from Union Theological Seminary and helped to organized Sherwood Eddy's "American Seminar in Europe." Later in life, he was a representative of the American Civil Liberties Union New Mobilization against the War in Vietnam. This collection consists of the personal papers of Arnold Samuel Johnson, and chiefly consists of course materials, speeches and statements, articles (primarily published in newspapers and Communist Party publications), correspondence, clippings, flyers and brochures, and handwritten notes spanning the years 1926-1989, with the bulk of the material covering the years 1951-79.

4.0 linear feet; (4 boxes)

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