Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection 1905-1979

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Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection, 1905-1979

Alfred Mitchell Bingham and the Common Sense collection 1905-1979

The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, and other papers of Alfred Bingham, social reformer, writer, founder and editor of Common Sense, lawyer, and politician. Included are his personal papers, consisting of diaries, writings and correspondence, much of the latter being with individuals and organizations prominent in the reform movements of the 1930s, 1940s, and 1960s. Also included are the business and correspondence files of Common Sense, and files relating to various organizations with which he was associated. Correspondents of note include Paul Douglas, Charles Beard, Chester Bowles, Lewis Corey, John Dewey, Theodore Dreiser, Aldous and Julian Huxley, Henry Pratt Fairchild, Charles Merriam, John Haynes Holmes, Anne Lindbergh, Alexander Meiklejohn, Eleanor Roosevelt, Bertrand Russell, and Norman Thomas.

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