George Padmore collection, 1933-1945.


George Padmore collection, 1933-1945.

Consists of original correspondence, essays, and articles of George Padmore, from the period following his expulsion from the Communist Party up until the end of World War II. The correspondence is chiefly between Padmore and Henry Lee Moon, editor of the newspaper NEW AMSTERDAM.

.20 linear ft. (1 half-size archival box)


SNAC Resource ID: 7129868

Princeton University Library

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