Guide to the Theresa Wolfson Papers,
1746-1970 [bulk 1919-1970].

Collection Number: 5216

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

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Theresa Wolfson papers, 1746-1970 [bulk 1919-1970].
Collection Number:
5216
Creator:
Wolfson, Theresa, 1897-
Quantity:
40.6 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, arbitration and mediation files, drafts and manuscripts, book and article reviews, subject files.
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
The papers of Theresa Wolfson consist of correspondence (1919-1970) documenting professional and personal involvements with students, colleagues, and friends; Brooklyn College materials (1924-1970) documenting her teaching experience and involvement with various College committees; arbitration and mediation files for cases handled by Wolfson (1942-1969), particularly in the chemical, machinery, and newspaper industries; drafts and manuscripts by Wolfson and her colleagues (1925-1960); book and article reviews by Wolfson (1936-1951); materials relating to Wolfson's labor leader project (1947-1948); research materials and correspondence (1746-1967) for a book on Frances Wright, which Wolfson co-authored with A.J.G. Perkins; materials on schools and organizations involved in workers' education (1920-1961); and subject files relating chiefly to economics and labor (1880-1969).
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Professor of economics and industrial relations, arbitrator and mediator.

CHRONOLOGY

1897 Born July 19, 1897
1917 A.B. Adelphi College
1923 A.M. Columbia University
1921-27 Teacher of workers classes for Educational Department of ILGWU and lecturer at Brookwood Labor College
1926 Teacher of Economics at Bryn Mawr Summer School
1926 PhD. Brookings Graduate School
1928-30 Instructor of Economics, Hunter College, Brooklyn Branch
1931-32 Teacher of Economics at Summer School for Office Workers, Oberlin College
1936 Teacher of Economics at Summer School for Office Workers, Northwestern University
1946 Lecturer on Labor Problems, Encampment for Citizenship, Riverdale, NY
1949 Lecturer on Labor Problems, Summer School for Office Workers, Columbus, Ohio
1949-50 Lecturer at NYC Graduate School on International Labor
1950 Lectured at Haverford College, Pa., Labor Education Association
1952 Lecturer, Cornell University, NYSSILR
1959-72 Professor of Economics and Labor Relations, Brooklyn College
1972 Died on June 3, 1972

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

The papers of Theresa Wolfson consist of correspondence (1919-1970) documenting professional and personal involvements with students, colleagues, and friends; Brooklyn College materials (1924-1970) documenting her teaching experience and involvement with various College committees; arbitration and mediation files for cases handled by Wolfson (1942-1969), particularly in the chemical, machinery, and newspaper industries; drafts and manuscripts by Wolfson and her colleagues (1925-1960); book and article reviews by Wolfson (1936-1951); materials relating to Wolfson's labor leader project (1947-1948); research materials and correspondence (1746-1967) for a book on Frances Wright, which Wolfson co-authored with A.J.G. Perkins; materials on schools and organizations involved in workers' education (1920-1961); and subject files relating chiefly to economics and labor (1880-1969).

SUBJECTS

Names:
Wolfson, Theresa,
Wright, Frances, 1795-1852.
Brooklyn College.

Subjects:
Arbitration, Industrial--United States--Cases.
Labor economics.
Mediation and conciliation, Industrial--United States--Cases.
Arbitrators, Industrial.
College teachers.

Form and Genre Terms:
First drafts
Manuscripts for publication


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Cite As:
Theresa Wolfson papers, #5216. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.

COLLECTION ARRANGEMENT

Correspondence arranged in chronological order. College files arranged by subject. Arbitration and mediation files arranged alphabetically by company name. Manuscripts and research materials arranged alphabetically by title, subject, or author. Subject files arranged by subject. Workers' education files arranged alphabetically by institution.

CONTAINER LIST

Description
Container
I. Correspondence, 1919-1970.
Consists chiefly of correspondence with former students regarding letters of recommendation; letters concerning book reviews and articles; letters concerning the scheduling of lectures and speaking engagements; and correspondence with colleagues and friends.
Chief correspondents include Marcus Alexis (associate professor, DePaul University); Mae Bagwell (American Nurses' Association); Carolyn Balderidge; June Beauvais (assistant secretary of the Florida Nurses Association); Neil W. Chamberlain (Graduate School of Business, Columbia University); Fannia Cohn (International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union); Eleanor G. Coit (director, American Labor Education Service); Theodore Draper (author); Irving Epstein (Textile Workers of America); Isak Forgang (Kibbutz Chatzor, Tel Aviv, Israel); Sol Jacobson (co-ordinator of Industrial Relations, Brooklyn College); Brownie Lee Jones (program associate, American Labor Education Service); Goodman L. Klang; Maurice Neufeld (professor, Cornell University); Mary Palevsky (American Joint Distribution Committee); William and Helen Pope; and Mark Starr (educational director, International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union).
Also included is a letter (1923) from Abraham Epstein (executive secretary, Old Age Assistance Commission, Harrisburg); a letter (1923) from Samuel Gompers (president of the American Federation of Labor) regarding Wolfson's thesis "Women in Trade Unions"; numerous reactions and criticisms fromWolfson's colleagues regarding her thesis; and letters concerning the Summer School for Women Workers in Industry at Bryn Mawr College (1931).
Routine, 1919-1923
Box 1 Folder 1 -- 3
1924 - letter to Theresa Wolfson from Fannia Cohn, 3/11/24 re: plan on "Women In Industry," discusses appointments of women for Executive Secretary position
Box 1 Folder 4
routine, 1925-1930
Box 1 Folder 5 -- 10
1931, letter to Theresa Wolfson from Fannia Conn, 3/17, 3/21/31 re general situation and confusion in the ILGWU Education Depart­ment mentioning Rose Schniederman, Mable Leslie, Elsie Gluck, Hilda Smith, and Rose Wortis
Box 1 Folder 11
1932, letter to Theresa Wolfson from Carrie Glasser with the LID in Charleston, W. Va. describing discrimination against union people in mines in Gallagher County.
Box 1 Folder 12
routine, 1933-1934
Box 1 Folder 13-l4
1935, two letters from Theodore Draper describ­ing 11 hours of interviewing with Mr. Strasser of the Cigar Makers Union
Box 1 Folder 15
routine, 1936-1949
Box 1 Folder 16 - 30
routine, 1950-1951
Box 2 Folder 1 -- 6
routine, 1952-1954
Box 3 Folder 1 -- 13
routine, 1955-1956
Box 4 Folder 1 -- 12
routine, 1958-1958
Box 5 Folder 1 -- 11
routine, 1959-1960
Box 6 Folder 1 -- 9
1961-1964
Box 7 Folder 1 -- 10
1965-1970
Box 8 Folder 1 -- 8
Undated correspondence
Box 8 Folder 9
II. College files, 1924-1970.
Include course materials as well as committee and departmental files from Wolfson's teaching career at Brooklyn College and Sarah Lawrence College.
Include minutes of the Brooklyn College Department of Economics (1950-1955) and minutes of the Brooklyn College Faculty Council (1941-1964). Also files on several Brooklyn College faculty committees on which Wolfson served (1942-1965) and course materials and lecture notes for courses taught in economics and labor relations (1932-1966). Professor Wolfson also maintained a file, included herein, for Sarah Lawrence College during the period she taught there (1967-1970).
A. Minutes.
Minutes, Department of Economics, 1950-1955
Box 9 Folder 1
Minutes, Faculty Council (also includes memos, agendas, reports, and lists of graduates, 1941-1964
Box 9 Folder 2 -- 5
B. Committees.
Area Studies Committee, 1949-1960
Box 9 Folder 6
College Scholarship Committee, 1957-1959
Box 9 Folder 7
Committee on Academic Appointments, 1965-1967
Box 9 Folder 8
Committee on Business Enterprises, 1950
Box 9 Folder 9
Committee on Collective Bargaining, 1964-1965
Box 10 Folder 1 -- 3
Committee on Course and Standing, 1954-1956
Box 10 Folder 4 -- 6
Committee on Curriculum - Social Sciences, 1950-1952
Box 10 Folder 7
Committee on Evaluation, 1955
Box 10 Folder 8
Committee on Examinations, 1942-1944
Box 10 Folder 9
Committee on Graduate Courses, 1960
Box 10 Folder 10
Committee on Graduate Courses - Standing, 1952-1954
Box 10 Folder 11
Committee on Long-Term Curriculum Study, 1948-1952
Box 10 Folder 12
Committee on Multiple Positions, 1945-1947
Box 11 Folder 1
Committee on Orientation and Counseling, 1965
Box 11 Folder 2
Committee on Review, 1944-1947
Box 11 Folder 3
Committee on Social Science Course, 1951-1952
Box 11 Folder 4 -- 5
Committee on Student Personnel, 1942-1946
Box 11 Folder 6
Committee on Tenure, 1955-1957
Box 11 Folder 7 -- 8
Committee on Improvement of Teaching, 1954
Box 11 Folder 9
Committee to Seek A President, 1966
Box 11 Folder 10
Curriculum Committee, 1946-1949
Box 11 Folder 11 -- 12
Curriculum Committee, 1950-1956
Box 12 Folder 1 -- 3
Departmental Evaluation Committee, 1950-1953
Box 12 Folder 4
Faculty Committee, 1953-1965
Box 12 Folder 5 -- 6
Faculty Day Committee, 1958-1961
Box 12 Folder 7
Graduate Committee, 1954-1964
Box 12 Folder 8 -- 9
Legislative Committee, 1950-1953
Box 12 Folder 10
Promotion Committee, 1957
Box 12 Folder 11
C. Courses.
Arranged alphabetically by title. Includes course outlines, mimeos, lecture notes, bibliographies, teaching aids, and reading lists.
Arbitration
Box 13 Folder 1
Consumer Economics
Box 13 Folder 2
Corporations and Trusts
Box 13 Folder 3 -- 11
Economic Theory
Box 14 Folder 1
Economics
Box 14 Folder 2 -- 10
Economics I
Box 15 Folder 1 -- 4
Economics 114
Box 15 Folder 5
Economics 321
Box 15 Folder 6
Economics 323G
Box 15 Folder 7
Economics 324
Box 15 Folder 8
Economics - European Labor Markets
Box 15 Folder 9 -- 10
Economics of Socialism
Box 16 Folder 1 -- 2
Government
Box 16 Folder 3
Government and Labor
Box 16 Folder 4
Government and Sociology
Box 16 Folder 5
Government in Industrial Relations
Box 16 Folder 6
History
Box 16 Folder 7
Labor Problems
Box 16 Folder 8 -- 10
Social Science
Box 17 Folder 1 -- 3
Statistics
Box 17 Folder 4 -- 5
Trade Unionism
Box 17 Folder 6
D. Examinations.
Includes copies of examination papers given by Professor Wofson in courses which she taught.
Exams
Box 17 Folder 7 -- 8
Exams
Box 18 Folder 1 -- 4
Miscellaneous lecture notes, outlines, etc.
Box 18 Folder 5 -- 7
E. Subject files.
Includes miscellaneous Brooklyn College-related materials: memos, reports, students' files, and conference information.
American Association of University Professors
Box 19 Folder 1
Audio-Visual
Box 19 Folder 2
Berkeley, California
Box 19 Folder 3
Brooklyn College - 25th Anniversary
Box 19 Folder 4
Bureau of Economic Research
Box 19 Folder 5
College 3y-Laws
Box 19 Folder 6
College Lecture Series
Box 19 Folder 7
College Teachers Union
Box 19 Folder 8
Commencement
Box 19 Folder 9
Communism
Box 19 Folder 10
Conference - Brooklyn Human Relations
Box 19 Folder 11
Conference - Legislative Conference City University
Box 19 Folder 12
Conference Regional Conference on Higher Education
Box 19 Folder 13
Conference - United Parent's Association
Box 19 Folder 14
Cornell University - Lecture
Box 19 Folder 15
Dress Code
Box 19 Folder 16
Economic Education
Box 19 Folder 17
Employer-Labor Policies
Box 19 Folder 18
Faculty Day
Box 19 Folder 19
Financial Aid
Box 20 Folder 1
Kapp, K. William
Box 20 Folder 2
Labor Group
Box 20 Folder 3 -- 4
Memos - General
Box 20 Folder 5 -- 8
Miscellaneous
Box 20 Folder 9
Promotion to Associate Professor
Box 20 Folder 10
Publications
Box 20 Folder 11
Student Organizations
Box 21 Folder 1
Students - Cost of Living
Box 21 Folder 2
Students - Essay Contest
Box 21 Folder 3
Students - Evaluation Study
Box 21 Folder 4
Students (Former) - Articles, etc.
Box 21 Folder 5
Students - Forms, reports, analysis
Box 21 Folder 6
Students - Grade Information
Box 21 Folder 7
Students - Placement
Box 21 Folder 8
Students - Protest Movement
Box 21 Folder 9
Students - Roster
Box 21 Folder 10
Students - Thesis Supervision
Box 21 Folder 11
Students - Vita
Box 21 Folder 12
Taxation
Box 21 Folder 13
United Federation of College Teachers
Box 21 Folder 14
Viet Nam
Box 21 Folder 15
F. Sarah Lawrence College.
Papers collected while teaching economics on a half-time basis at Sarah Lawrence College, 1967-1970. Includes inter-office memos, correspondence, course outlines and school publications.
Correspondence
Box 22 Folder 1
Student Information, 1936
Box 22 Folder 2
Invitation to inauguration of new President of Sarah Lawrence, 1965
Box 22 Folder 3
1967-1970
Box 22 Folder 4 -- 8
Course Outlines
Box 22 Folder 9
Publications
Box 22 Folder 10
Miscellaneous
Box 22 Folder 11
III. Arbitration and mediation files, 1942-1969.
Include correspondence, mss. notes, awards, statements, clippings, and papers on arbitration and mediation cases handled by Wolfson, 1942-1969. Wolfson arbitrated in the chemical, machinery, and newspaper industries, among others.
Major cases include Allen-Stevens Corporation vs. International Association of Machinists (IAM) (1960) regarding discharge; Amperek Electronics Company vs. IAM (1958) regarding discharge and sick leave; Community and Social Agency Employees vs. Professional Employees (1962) regarding contract interpretation on dismissals; DeWald Radio Manufacturing Company vs. United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America (1943) regarding contract renewal; Eastern Bias Manufacturing Company vs. Textile Workers of America (1958) regarding wage increase and backpay; Eaton Manufacturing Company Incorporated vs. IAM (1954) regarding sick leave; H.M. Storms Company vs. United Paperworkers (1957) regarding layoff; R.H. Macy and Company vs. United Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Employees (1944) regarding wage increase; Manhattan News Company vs. International Brotherhood of Teamsters (IBT) (1954) regarding layoff; Mobilization for Youth vs. IBT (l966) regarding discharge; New York City Board of Education vs. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (1967, 1969) regarding discharge and transfer; Reilly Tar and Chemical Corporation vs. Chemical Workers Union (1944) regarding wages and retroactive pay, night shift bonuses, vacations, paid holidays, and reporting pay.
Allen-Stevens Corporation, 1960
Box 23 Folder 1
American Bedding, 1953
Box 23 Folder 2
American Numbering Machine Co., 1968
Box 23 Folder 3
Amperex Electronics, 1958
Box 23 Folder 4
Bendix Aviation, 1952
Box 23 Folder 5
Community and Social Agency Employees, 1962
Box 23 Folder 6
DeWald Radio, 1943
Box 23 Folder 7
Eastern Bias Manufacturing Co., 1958
Box 23 Folder 8
Eyton Manufacturing Co., 1954
Box 23 Folder 9
H.M. Storms, Co., 1958
Box 23 Folder 10
Irving Milgrim, Inc., 1959
Box 23 Folder 11
J.H. Gertner, Jr., Inc., 1954
Box 23 Folder 12
Kleinbro Shoes, 1949
Box 23 Folder 13
Macy and Co., 1944
Box 23 Folder l4
Manhattan News Co., 1954
Box 23 Folder 15
Michaels Brothers, 1954
Box 23 Folder 16
Mobilization For Youth, 1966
Box 23 Folder 17
Mt. Hope Cemetery, 1954
Box 23 Folder 18
N.Y.C. Board of Education, 1968-69
Box 23 Folder 19
Reilly Tar and Chemical, 1944
Box 24 Folder 1
Tennessee Valley Authority, 1954
Box 24 Folder 2
United Packinghouse Workers - Meat Packing Industry, 1945-50
Box 24 Folder 3 -- 4
Western Union Telegraph Co., 1948-66
Box 24 Folder 5
Arbitration - General, 1950-1962
Box 24 Folder 6
IV. Manuscripts and research materials, ca. 1925-ca. 1960.
Drafts and manuscripts of books and articles by Wolfson and her colleagues dealing with the Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, American labor, unemployment, Jewish women in the American labor movement, the National Recovery Administration, economic security, socialism, Soviet unemployment insurance, the Trade Union Educational League, wages, women, workers' health, industrial conflict, industrial unionism, the Rifton Strike, and Samuel Gompers.
Also includes project outline, manuscript chapter drafts, and interview notes for a project by Wolfson (1947-1948) of interviewing labor leaders for "Philosophy and Labor". The project involved interviewing 100 individuals in the American Federation of Labor (A.F.of L.), the Congress of Industrial Organizations (CIO), and independent unions to explore matters of concern to organized labor. Leaders from the following unions were interviewed: A.F.of L. Central Labor Council, United Automobile Workers, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, International Longshoremen's Union, International Association of Machinists, Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen, Michigan Workers' Education Service, Oil Workers' International Union, United Packinghouse Workers of America, International Typographical Union, California State Council of Retail Clerks, Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union, United Rubber Workers, Bay District Joint Council of Building Service Employees, San Francisco Labor Council, Labor Research Bureau and California State Federation of Labor, United Steelworkers of America, International Brotherhood of Teamsters, and Textile Workers' Union of North America.
A. Drafts of books and articles.
Amalgamated Clothing Workers and Stabilization
Box 25 Folder 1
American Labor Looked At The World
Box 25 Folder 2 -- 3
A Backward Look and A Great Leap Forward
Box 25 Folder 4
Brief Report on a Method of Teaching Economics
Box 25 Folder 5
Changes in the Labor Force
Box 25 Folder 6
CIO Plans and Policies
Box 25 Folder 7
Conversion of War to Peace Time Economy
Box 25 Folder 8
Defense of Workers Health
Box 25 Folder 9
Do You Know American Labor
Box 25 Folder 10
Economic Underwriting of the Constitution
Box 26 Folder 1
Estimates of Unemployment
Box 26 Folder 2 .
Fiscal Policy
Box 26 Folder 3
Fringe Benefits
Box 26 Folder 4
Garment Industry
Box 26 Folder 5
Gompers, Samuel
Box 26 Folder 6
How Does Modern Education Fail Modern Women
Box 26 Folder 7
Industrial Conflict
Box 26 Folder 8 -- 9
Industrial Unionism
Box 27 Folder 1 -- 5
Jewish Women in the American Labor Market
Box 27 Folder 6
Labor and Inflation
Box 27 Folder 7
Labor-Management Participation
Box 27 Folder 8 -- 9
Labor Philosophy
Box 27 Folder 10
Labor's Coming of Age
Box 27 Folder 11
Love Is Not Enough
Box 27 Folder 12
National Recovery Administration
Box 28 Folder 1
Needle Trades Union and the NBA
Box 28 Folder 2
New Educational Frontier
Box 28 Folder 3
Organized Labor and Political Action
Box 28 Folder 4 -- 5
Organized Labor and the Community
Box 28 Folder 6
Peace and Bread
Box 28 Folder 7
Prejudice
Box 28 Folder 8
Price and Real Wage Data
Box 28 Folder 9
Recent Social Climate
Box 28 Folder 10
Rifton Strike
Box 28 Folder 11
Search for Security
Box 28 Folder 12 -- 14
Socialism in the World Today
Box 28 Folder 15
Some Facts About Women Today
Box 29 Folder 1
Soviet Unemployment Insurance
Box 29 Folder 2 -- 8
Stabilization In the Men's and Women's Garment Industry
Box 29 Folder 9
State of the Unions
Box 29 Folder 10
Tax Concern of the American Labor Movement
Box 29 Folder 11
Trade Union Educational League
Box 29 Folder 12 -- 13
Trade Union Policy and Government Regulations
Box 29 Folder l4
Trends in the American Labor Movement
Box 29 Folder 15
Two Women Look At the Labor Movement
Box 29 Folder 16
Unemployment
Box 29 Folder 17
Unemployment Insurance
Box 30 Folder 1 -- 3
Union Policy and Technological Change
Box 30 Folder 4 -- 5
Wages
Box 30 Folder 6
Wages and Woozles
Box 30 Folder 7
War Time Labour Development in Australia
Box 30 Folder 8
Why We Write This Pamphlet
Box 30 Folder 9
Women
Box 30 Folder 10
Women - Position In Society
Box 30 Folder 11 -- 12
Worker on the Delaware-Hudson Canal
Box 30 Folder 13
Yearbook (articles written for Collier's Yearbook)
Box 30 Folder 14-16
Yearbook
Box 31 Folder 1 -- 2
Articles, 1925-1957
Box 31 Folder 3 -- 10
1. Project: interviewing labor leaders for "Philosophy of Labor."
Contains notes on interviews and mss. drafts, 1947-1948.
Outline of project
Box 32 Folder 1
Introduction
Box 32 Folder 2
Drafts of chapters
Box 32 Folder 3 -- 4
a. Interview summaries and notes.
Automobile Workers
Box 32 Folder 6
Clothing Workers, Amalgamated
Box 32 Folder 7
CIO, Chicago
Box 32 Folder 8
CIO, Los Angeles
Box 32 Folder 9
CIO, San Francisco
Box 32 Folder 10
Garment Workers
Box 32 Folder 11
Longshoremen's Union, International
Box 32 Folder 12
Machinists, International Association of
Box 32 Folder 13
Meat Cutters, Amalgamated
Box 32 Folder 14
Michigan Workers Education Service
Box 32 Folder 15
Oil Workers International Union
Box 32 Folder 16
Packinghouse Workers of America
Box 32 Folder 17
Printers Union
Box 32 Folder 18
Printing Trades
Box 32 Folder 19
Retail Clerks (Calif.)
Box 32 Folder 20
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Employees
Box 32 Folder 21
Rubber Workers International Union
Box 32 Folder 22
San Francisco Bay District, Building Service
Box 32 Folder 23
San Francisco Labor Council
Box 32 Folder 24
San Francisco Labor Research Bureau
Box 32 Folder 25
San Francisco State Federation of Labor
Box 32 Folder 26
Steel Workers Union, United
Box 32 Folder 27-29
Teamsters, International Brotherhood of
Box 32 Folder 30
Textile Workers Union of America
Box 32 Folder 31
B. Reviews of books and articles.
Arranged by name of author.
Barbash, Jack
Box 33 Folder 1
Bestor, Arthur
Box 33 Folder 2
Blake,
Box 33 Folder 3
Braun, Kurt
Box 33 Folder 4
Brooks, Robert
Box 33 Folder 5
Corey, Lewis
Box 33 Folder 6
Dunn, Robert W.
Box 33 Folder 7
Epstein, Abraham
Box 33 Folder 8
Finke, Mary B.
Box 33 Folder 9
Folksocialism
Box 33 Folder 10
Gloerfelt-Tarp, Kirsten
Box 33 Folder 11
Gordon, Manya
Box 33 Folder 12
Hutchison, Keith
Box 33 Folder 13
Knowles, William
Box 33 Folder l4-15
Liveright, A. A.
Box 33 Folder 16
Lorwin, Louis
Box 33 Folder 17
Pearlman, S.
Box 33 Folder 18
Pollack, Katherine H.
Box 33 Folder 19-20
Tilove, Robert
Box 33 Folder 21
Watson, Goodwin
Box 33 Folder 22
Unidentified manuscripts
Box 33 Folder 23
V. Subject files.
A. Files and manuscripts re Frances (Fanny) D'Arusmont Wright, 1746-1967.
Research materials and manuscripts collected by Wolfson for the book Frances Wright, Free Inquirer, published in 1939, which Wolfson co-authored with A.J.G. (Alice Gray) Perkins.
All Frances Wright materials were transfered to Krock Library Rare and Manuscripts as collection Archives 6934.
B. Files on workers' education, 1920-1961.
Document Wolfson's activities in the area of continuing education for workers.
Include minutes, form letters, routine correspondence, course outlines, publications, reports, papers, agenda, reprints, programs, news releases, syllabi, and manuscript notes on the following schools and organizations involved in workers' education: Affiliated Schools for Workers (1931-1938); American Federation of Labor Committee on Education (n.d.); American Labor Education Service (ALES) (formerly the Affiliated Schools for Workers (1941-1961); Barnard Summer School (1925-1930); Brookwood Labor College (1921-1931); Bryn Mawr Summer School (1924-1938); Civic Club Committee on Labor Education (1921); International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union Education Department (1920-1954); International Labor Office (1958-1959); National League Summer School (1925, 1927), Southern Summer School (1933-1936); Summer School for Office Workers (1927-1950); and Workers Defense League (1931, 1937, 1959).
C. Japanese Sabbatical.
D. Subject Files arranged alphabetically.
Consist of materials collected by Wolfson on a variety of subjects, including civil liberties, research in industrial relations, international labor, labor legislation, unemployment, teachers, white collar workers, and women.
Include publications, form letters, agenda, news releases, correspondence, articles, and manuscript notes collected by Wolfson on the following subjects: American Civil Liberties Union (1941-1969); Columbia University, Seminar on Labor (1953-1967); Industrial Relations Research Association (1951-1962); international labor (1930-1969) in Africa, Australia, Austria, Canada, France, Germany, Great Britain, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, Latin America, New Zealand, Scandinavia, United States, and USSR; Wolfson's sabbatical leave in Japan (1962-1963); National Labor Relations Act (1920-1936); National Labor Relations Board (1936-1937); National Industrial Recovery Act (1933-1934); New York State Temporary Commission Against Discrimination (1944-1957); Social Security (1935-1955); Teachers Union (1938-1968); unemployment (1928-1933); unemployment insurance (1932-1954); unemployment remedies (1929-1933); wages (1928-1941); War Labor Board (1937-1955); white collar workers (1958); and women (1880-1961). Materials on women are divided into the following categories: bibliographies, discrimination, education, general, hours of work, in defense, Knights of Labor, legislation, organizing, personal objectives, trade unions, unemployment, wages, war workers, workers, YWCA (Young Women's Christian Association), Centennial Congress, International League, and women's rights.