Guide to the Frances Perkins Lectures

Collection Number: /3047

Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library

Contact Information:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives
Martin P. Catherwood Library
227 Ives Hall
Cornell University
Ithaca, NY 14853
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Compiled by:
Kheel Staff, March 12, 2012
EAD encoding:
Randall Miles, April 18, 2013

© 2013 Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Frances Perkins Lectures, 1957-1965
Collection Number:
/3047
Creator:
Perkins, Frances
Quantity:
4.8 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Audio cassette tapes, Audio open-reel tapes, transcripts.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Language:
Collection material in English


COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

This collection consists of lectures given by Miss Perkins at Cornell University in the New York State School of Industrial and Labor Relations. Subject areas covered are generally labor related with emphasis on the history of the labor movement during her appointment as Secretary of Labor. Discussed are the effect of the Roosevelt administration on labor; New York State labor; labor legislation; poverty; various labor leaders and labor organizations as well as significant labor incidents.

INFORMATION FOR USERS

Access Restrictions:
Access to the collections in the Kheel Center is restricted. Please contact a reference archivist for access to these materials.
Restrictions on Use:
This collection must be used in keeping with the Kheel Center Information Sheet and Procedures for Document Use.
Cite As:
Frances Perkins Lectures #/3047. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

RELATED MATERIALS

Related Collections:
5017: Perkins, Frances: Letter to Frances White, 1959-1964.
5065m: Perkins, Frances. Letter to Donald Stetson
5812: Perkins, Frances. Interviews about Perkins.

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
1964
Lecture transcript no.1
Box 1 Folder 1
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on September 22, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.2
Box 1 Folder 2
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on October 7, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.3
Box 1 Folder 3
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on September 30, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.4
Box 1 Folder 4
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on October 14, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.5
Box 1 Folder 5
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on October 21, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.6
Box 1 Folder 6
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on November 4, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.7
Box 1 Folder 7
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on October 28, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.8
Box 1 Folder 8
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on November 11, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.9
Box 1 Folder 9
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on November 18, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.10
Box 1 Folder 10
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on December 10, 1964.
1964
Lecture transcript no.11
Box 1 Folder 11
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on December 2, 1964.
Lecture transcript no.12
Box 1 Folder 12
Hand edited typescript of lecture no date.
1965
Lecture transcript no.13
Box 1 Folder 13
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on January 6, 1965.
1965
Lecture transcript no.14
Box 1 Folder 14
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on January 13, 1965.
1965
Lecture transcript no.15
Box 1 Folder 15
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on January 20, 1965.
Miss Perkins (Sept. 22)
Box 1 Folder 16
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Perkins Lecture (10/7/1964)
Box 1 Folder 17
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
9/30/1964
Box 1 Folder 18
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Perkins (10/14/1964)
Box 1 Folder 19
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Cook-Perkins (10/21/1964)
Box 1 Folder 20
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Perkins Lecture & Questions (11/4/1964)
Box 1 Folder 21
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Perkins Lectures (10/28/1964)
Box 1 Folder 22
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Perkins (11/11/1964)
Box 1 Folder 23
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Cook-Perkins (11/18/1964)
Box 1 Folder 24
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Perkins (12/10/1964)
Box 1 Folder 25
Open-reel audio tape.
1964
Cook-Perkins (12/2/1964)
Box 1 Folder 26
Open-reel audio tape.
Frances Perkins (no date)
Box 1 Folder 27
Open-reel audio tape.
1965
Perkins (1/6/1965)
Box 1 Folder 28
Open-reel audio tape.
1965
Perkins (1/13/1965)
Box 1 Folder 29
1965
Perkins (1/20/1965)
Box 1 Folder 30
Open-reel audio tape.
Frances Perkins - Triangle Shirtwaist Fire
Box 1 Folder 31
Open-reel audio tape.
tape 3 --- pp28-36 [dup]
Lecture transcript no.16
Box 2 Folder 1
Hand edited typescript of "Al Smith As I Know Him" lecture, no date.
1957
Lecture transcript no.17
Box 2 Folder 2
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on November 7, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.18
Box 2 Folder 3
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on February 6, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.19 a and b
Box 2 Folder 4
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on February 13, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.20 a and b
Box 2 Folder 5
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on February 27, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.21 a and b
Box 2 Folder 6
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on March 13, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.22
Box 2 Folder 7
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on April 3, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.23
Box 2 Folder 8
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on April 17, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.24
Box 2 Folder 9
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on May 1, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.25
Box 2 Folder 10
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on December 16, 1957.
1957
Lecture transcript no.26
Box 2 Folder 11
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on April 24, 1957.
Lecture transcript no.27
Box 2 Folder 12
Hand edited typescript of "One Sixth of the Nation" lecture, no date.
1965
Lecture transcript no.28
Box 2 Folder 13
Hand edited typescript of lecture given on March 17, 1965.
Frances Perkins - The Al Smith I knew
Box 2 Folder 14
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Miss Frances Perkins -- Prof. Adams Class -- Nov. 7, 1957, Nov. 12, 1957
Box 2 Folder 15
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Miss F. Perkins - 2/6/1957
Box 2 Folder 16
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Miss F. Perkins - 2/13/1957
Box 2 Folder 17
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Miss F. Perkins -- 2/27/1957
Box 2 Folder 18
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Recording Session -- March 13, 1957
Box 2 Folder 19
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Recording session -- April 3, 1957
Box 2 Folder 20
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Recording Session -- April 17, 1957, April 24, 1957
Box 2 Folder 21
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Recording Session - May 1, 1957, May 8, 1957
Box 2 Folder 22
Open-reel audio tape.
1957
Lecture on New Deal to Miss Cook's class -- Dec. 16 ,1957
Box 2 Folder 23
Open-reel audio tape.
Frances Perkins - address file
Box 2 Folder 24
1964
tape #1 - 9/22/1964
Box 3 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #2 -- 10/7/1964
Box 4 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #3 -- 9/30/1964
Box 5 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #4 -- 10/14/1964
Box 6 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #5 -- 10/21/1964
Box 7 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
1964
tape #6 -- 11/4//1964
Box 8 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #7 -- 10/28/1964
Box 9 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #8 -- 11/11/1964
Box 10 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #9 -- 11/18/1964
Box 11 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #10 -- 11/18/1964
Box 12 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1964
tape #11 -- 12/21/1964
Box 13 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
tape #12 - no date
Box 14 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1965
tape #13 -- 1/6/1965
Box 15 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1965
tape #14 -- 1/13/1965
Box 16 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1965
tape #15 -- 1/20/1965
Box 17 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
tape #16 -- The Al Smith I knew
Box 18 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
tape #17 -- 11/12, 11/17 (no year)
Box 19 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1957
tape #18 -- 2/6/1957
Box 20 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
3 cassettes
1957
tape #19 -- 2/13, 2/20/1957
Box 21 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
3 cassettes
1957
tape #20 -- 2/27, 3/6/1957
Box 22 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
3 cassettes
1957
tape #21 -- 3/13, 3/20/1957
Box 23 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
3 cassettes
1957
tape #22 -- 4/3, 4/10/1957
Box 24 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
3 cassettes
1957
tape #23 -- 4/17, 4/24/1957
Box 25 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
2 cassettes
1957
tape #24 -- 5/8, 12/16/1957
Box 26 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.
3 cassettes
1957
tape #25 -- 12/16/1957
Box 27 Folder 1
Audio cassette tape.