Guide to the Theresa Wolfson Papers

Collection Number: 5216

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

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DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Theresa Wolfson Papers, 1880-1970
Collection Number:
5216
Creator:
Wolfson, Theresa
Quantity:
35.6
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:
This collection is a portion of Wolfson's papers contain manuscripts and research materials for a project (1947- 48) interviewing labor leaders for "Philosophy and Labor." Interviewees included leaders from the following unions: San Francisco Labor Council, San Francisco Labor Research Bureau, ILGWU's San Francisco Joint Board, California State Council of Retail Clerks, and Bay District Joint Council of Building Service Employees.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Theresa Wolfson was a 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
1924: PhD. Brookings Graduate School
1926: Teacher of Economics at Bryn Mawr Summer 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, transferred to Cornell's Rare and Manuscript Collection, as collection no.6934; materials on schools and organizations involved in workers' education (1920-1961); and subject files relating chiefly to economics and labor (1880-1969).

SUBJECTS

Names:
AFSCME
Allen-Stevens Corporation
Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America
Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America
American Civil Liberties Union
American Federation of Labor. Central Labor Council of Alameda County.
American Federation of Labor. Committee on Education.
American Labor Education Service
Amperex Electronics Company
Barnard Summer School for Women Workers in Industry
Bay District Joint Council of Building Service Employees
Brooklyn College
Brooklyn College. Dept. of Economics. Administration.
Brookwood Labor College
Bryn Mawr College
Bryn Mawr Summer School
California State Council of Retail Clerks
California State Federation of Labor
Civic Club (New York, N.Y.). Committee on Labor Education.
Community and Social Agency Employees Union.
International Association of Machinists
International Brotherhood of Teamsters, Chauffeurs, Warehousemen, and Helpers of America
International Chemical Workers Union (1944- )
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. Educational Dept.
International Ladies' Garment Workers' Union. San Francisco Joint Board.
International Longshoremen's Association
International Typographical Union of North America
Michigan Workers' Education Service
National League Summer School
New York (N.Y.). Board of Education.
New York (State). Temporary Commission Against Discrimination.
Office and Professional Employees International Union
Oil Workers' International Union
R.H. Macy and Company
Retail, Wholesale, and Department Store Union
San Francisco Labor Council
San Francisco Labor Research Bureau
Southern School for Workers
Summer School for Office Workers, Inc.
Textile Workers' Union of America
Trade Union Educational League (U.S.)
United Electrical, Radio, and Machine Workers of America
United Packinghouse Workers of America
United States. National Recovery Administration.
United Steelworkers of America
Workers' Defense League
Young Women's Christian Association of the U.S.A.
Alexis, Marcus
Bentham, Jeremy, 1748-1832
Chamberlain, Neil W. (Neil Wolverton), 1915-
Cohn, Fannia M. (Fannia May), 1888-1962.
Coit, Eleanor G.
D'Arusmont, Phiquepal, (William Phiquepal)
D'Arusmont, Sylvie
Draper, Theodore, 1912-
Epstein, Abraham, 1892-1942
Epstein, Irving
Flower, George, 1788-1862
Forgang, Isak
Fretageot, Marie Louise Duclos, d. 1833
Gompers, Samuel, 1850-1924
Jones, Brownie Lee
Lafayette, Marie Joseph Paul Yves Roch Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de, 1757-1834
Millar, Mrs. Craig
Milne, James
Neufeld, Maurice F.
Owen, Robert Dale, 1801-1877
Pope, Helen
Pope, William
Richardson, James
Roscoe, William
Starr, Mark, 1894-
Wilkes, Charles
Wolfson, Theresa, 1897-1972
Wright, Camilla
Wright, Frances, 1795-1852
Wright, Richard, b. 1794

Subjects:
Arbitration, Industrial--United States--Cases.
Arbitration, Industrial. Chemical industry. United States.
Arbitration, Industrial. Machine industry. United States.
Arbitration, Industrial. Newspaper publishing. United States.
Arbitration, Industrial. Paper industry. United States.
Arbitration, Industrial. Retail trade. New York (N.Y.)
Arbitration, Industrial. Social workers. United States.
Arbitration, Industrial. Teachers. United States.
Arbitration, Industrial. Textile industry. United States.
Arbitrators, Industrial.
Collective bargaining. Arbitration, Industrial. United States.
College teachers.
Employee fringe benefits. Arbitration, Industrial. United States.
Employees, Dismissal of. Arbitration, Industrial. New York (N.Y.)
Employees, Dismissal of. Arbitration, Industrial. United States.
Hours of labor. Arbitration, Industrial. New York (N.Y.)
Insurance, Health. Arbitration, Industrial. New York (N.Y.)
Labor and laboring classes. Health and hygiene. United States.
Labor economics.
Layoffs. Arbitration, Industrial. United States.
Mediation and conciliation, Industrial. United States. Cases
Position classification. Arbitration, Industrial. New York (N.Y.)
Trade-union leadership. Interviews.
Trade-union leadership. United States.
Trade-unions. Teachers. United States.
Wages. Arbitration, Industrial. New York (N.Y.)
Wages. Arbitration, Industrial. United States.
Wages. Retail trade. New York (N.Y.)
Wages. Women. United States.
Women in trade-unions. United States. Organizing.
Workers' education. United States.
Workers' education. Women. United States.
Working conditions. Arbitration, Industrial. New York (N.Y.)
World War, 1939-1945. United States. Women's work.

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.

SERIES LIST

Series I. CORRESPONDENCE, 1919-1970
Series II. BROOKLYN COLLEGE (also includes Sarah Lawrence College), 1924-1970
Sub-Series A. Minutes
Sub-Series B. Committees
Sub-Series C. Courses
Sub-Series D. Examinations
Sub-Series E. Subject Files
Sub-Series F. Sarah Lawrence College
Series III. ARBITRATION AND MEDIATION FILES, 1924-1969
Series IV. LITERARY MANUSCRIPTS, 1925-1960
Sub-Series A. Drafts of books, articles, etc.
Sub-Series B. Reviews of books and articles
Series V. SUBJECT FILES
Sub-Series A. Fanny Wright
Sub-Series B. Files on workers' education, 1930-1961
Sub-Series C. Japanese Sabbatic
Sub-Series D. Miscellaneous Subject Files, 1920-1970
Series VI. Pamphlets
Sub-Series Pamphlets and Articles by Wolfson
Series VII. MISCELLANEOUS

CONTAINER LIST

Date
Description
Container
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).
1919-1923
Routine
Box 1
1924
Letter to Theresa Wolfson from Fannia Cohn
Box 1
3/11/24; re plan on "Women in Industry," discusses appointments of women for Executive Secretary position
1925-1930
Routine
Box 1
1931
Letter to Theresa Wolfson from Fannia Cohn
Box 1
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
1932
Letter to Theresa Wolfson from Carrie Glasser
Box 1
with the LID in Charleston, W.Va. Describing discrimination against union people in mines in Gallagher County
1933-1934
Routine
Box 1
1935
Two letters from Theodore Draper
Box 1
describing 11 hours of interviewing with Mr. Strasser of the Cigar Makers Union
1936-1949
Routine
Box 1
1950-1951
Routine
Box 2
1952-1954
Routine
Box 3
1955-1956
Routine
Box 4
1958
Routine
Box 5
1959-1960
Routine
Box 6
1961-1964
Correspondence
Box 7
1965-1970
Correspondence
Box 8
Undated correspondence
Box 8
Includes course materials as well as committee and departmental files from Wolfson's teaching career at Brooklyn College and Sarah Lawrence College. Includes 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).
1950-1955
Minutes, Department of Economics
Box 9
1941-1964
Minutes, Faculty Council
Box 9
also includes memos, agendas, reports, and lists of graduates
1949-1960
Area Studies Committee
Box 9
1957-1959
College Scholarship Committee
Box 9
1965-1967
Committee on Academic Appointments
Box 9
1950
Committee on Business Enterprises
Box 9
1964-1965
Committee on Collective Bargaining
Box 10
1954-1956
Committee on Course and Standing
Box 10
1950-1952
Committee on Curriculum - Social Sciences
Box 10
1955
Committee on Evaluation
Box 10
1942-1944
Committee on Examinations
Box 10
1960
Committee on Graduate Courses
Box 10
1952-1954
Committee on Graduate Courses - Standing
Box 10
1948-1952
Committee on Long-Term Curriculum Study
Box 10
1945-1947
Committee on Multiple Positions
Box 11
1965
Committee on Orientation and Counseling
Box 11
1944-1947
Committee on Review
Box 11
1951-1952
Committee on Social Science Course
Box 11
1942-1946
Committee on Studen Personnel
Box 11
1955-1957
Committee on Tenure
Box 11
1954
Committee on Improvement of Teaching
Box 11
1966
Committee to Seek A President
Box 11
1946-1949
Curriculum Committee
Box 11
1950-1956
Curriculum Committee
Box 12
1950-1953
Departmental Evaluation Committee
Box 12
1953-1965
Faculty Committee
Box 12
1958-1961
Faculty Day Committee
Box 12
1954-1964
Graduate Committee
Box 12
1950-1953
Legislative Committee
Box 12
1957
Promotion Committee
Box 12
Arranged alphabetically by title. Includes course outlines, mimeos, lecture notes, bibliographies, teaching aids, and reading lists.
Arbitration
Box 13
Consumer Economics
Box 13
Corporations and Trusts
Box 13
Economic Theory
Box 14
Economics
Box 14
Economics I
Box 15
Economics 114
Box 15
Economics 321
Box 15
Economics 323G
Box 15
Economics 324
Box 15
Economics - European Labor Markets
Box 15
Economics of Socialism
Box 16
Government
Box 16
Government and Labor
Box 16
Government and Sociology
Box 16
Government in Industrial Relations
Box 16
History
Box 16
Labor Problems
Box 16
Social Science
Box 17
Statistics
Box 17
Trade Unionism
Box 17
Includes copies of examination papers given by Professor Wofson in courses which she taught.
Exams
Box 17
Exams
Box 18
Miscellaneous lecture notes, outlines, etc.
Box 18
Includes miscellaneous Brooklyn College-related materials: memos, reports, students' files, and conference information.
American Association of University Professors
Box 19
Audio-Visual
Box 19
Berkeley, California
Box 19
Brooklyn College - 25th anniversary
Box 19
Bureau of Economic Research
Box 19
College By-Laws
Box 19
College Lecture Series
Box 19
College Teachers Union
Box 19
Commencement
Box 19
Communism
Box 19
Conference - Brooklyn Human Relations
Box 19
Conference - Legislative Conference City University
Box 19
Conference - Regional Conference on Higher Education
Box 19
Conference - United Parent's Association
Box 19
Cornell University - Lecture
Box 19
Dress Code
Box 19
Economic Education
Box 19
Employer-Labor Policies
Box 19
Faculty Day Committee
Box 19
Financial Aid
Box 20
Kapp, K. William
Box 20
Labor Group
Box 20
Memos - General
Box 20
Miscellaneous
Box 20
Promotion to Associate Professor
Box 20
Publications
Box 20
Student Organizations
Box 21
Students - Cost of Living
Box 21
Students - Essay Contest
Box 21
Students - Evaluation Study
Box 21
Students (Former) - Articles, etc.
Box 21
Students - Forms, reports, analysis
Box 21
Students - Grade Information
Box 21
Students - Placement
Box 21
Students - Protest Movement
Box 21
Students - Roster
Box 21
Students - Thesis Supervision
Box 21
Studesnt - Vita
Box 21
Taxation
Box 21
United Federation of College Teachers
Box 21
Viet Nam
Box 21
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
1936
Student Information
Box 22
1965
Invitation to inauguration of new President of Sarah Lawrence
Box 22
1967-1970
Memos
Box 22
Course Outlines
Box 22
Publications
Box 22
Miscellaneous
Box 22
Includes 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.
1960
Allen-Stevens Corporation
Box 23
1953
American Bedding
Box 23
1968
American Numbering Machine Co.
Box 23
1958
Amperex Electronics
Box 23
1952
Bendix Aviation
Box 23
1962
Community and Social Agency Employees
Box 23
1943
DeWald Radio
Box 23
1958
Eastern Bias Manufacturing Co.
Box 23
1954
Eyton Manufacturing Co.
Box 23
1958
H.M. Storms, Co.
Box 23
1959
Irving Milgrim, Inc.
Box 23
1954
J.H. Gertner, Jr., Inc
Box 23
1949
Kleinbro Shoes
Box 23
1944
Macy and Co.
Box 23
1954
Manhattan News Co.
Box 23
1954
Michaels Brothers
Box 23
1966
Mobilization for Youth
Box 23
1954
Mt. Hope Cemetery
Box 23
1968-1969
NYC Board of Education
Box 23
1944
Reilly Tar and Chemical
Box 24
1954
Tennessee Valley Authority
Box 24
1945-1950
United Packinghouse Workers - Meat Packing Industry
Box 24
1948-1966
Western Union Telegraph Co.
Box 24
1950-1962
Arbitration - General
Box 24
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.
Amalgamated Clothing Workers and Stabilization
Box 25
American Labor Looked at the World
Box 25
A Backward Look and a Great Leap Forward
Box 25
Brief Report on a Method of Teaching Economics
Box 25
Changes in the Labor Force
Box 25
CIO Plans and Policies
Box 25
Conversion of War to Peace Time Economy
Box 25
Defense of Workers Health
Box 25
Do you Know American Labor
Box 25
Economic Underwriting of the Constitution
Box 26
Estimates of Unemployment
Box 26
Fiscal Policy
Box 26
Fringe Benefits
Box 26
Garment Industry
Box 26
Gompers, Samuel
Box 26
How Does Modern Education Fail Women
Box 26
Industrial Conflict
Box 26
Industrial Unionism
Box 27
Jewish Women in the American Labor Market
Box 27
Labor and Inflation
Box 27
Labor-Management Participation
Box 27
Labor Philosophy
Box 27
Labor's Coming of Age
Box 27
Love is Not Enough
Box 27
National Recovery Administration
Box 28
Needle Trades Union and the NRA
Box 28
New Educational Frontier
Box 28
Organized Labor and Political Action
Box 28
Organized Labor and the Community
Box 28
Peace and Bread
Box 28
Prejudice
Box 28
Price and Real Wage Data
Box 28
Recent Social Climate
Box 28
Rifton Strike
Box 28
Search for Security
Box 28
Socialism in the World Today
Box 28
Some Facts About Women Today
Box 29
Soviet Unemployed Insurance
Box 29
Stabilization in the Men's and Women's Garment Industry
Box 29
State of the Unions
Box 29
Tax Concern of the American Labor Movement
Box 29
Trade Union Education League
Box 29
Trade Union Policy and Government Regulations
Box 29
Trends in the American Labor Movement
Box 29
Two Women Look at the Labor Movement
Box 29
Unemployment
Box 29
Unemployment Insurance
Box 30
Union Policy and Technological Change
Box 30
Wages
Box 30
Wages and Woozles
Box 30
War Time Labour Development in Australia
Box 30
Why We Write This Pamphlet
Box 30
Women
Box 30
Women - Position in Society
Box 30
Worker on the Delaware-Hudson Canal
Box 30
Yearbook (articles written for Collier's Yearbook)
Box 30
Yearbook
Box 31
1925-1952
Articles
Box 31
Contains notes on interviews and mss. Drafts.
Outline of project
Box 32
Introduction
Box 32
Drafts of chapters
Box 32
Alameda County (Calif.) Central Labor Council (Robert Ash)
Box 32
Automobile Workers
Box 32
Clothing Workers, Amalgamated
Box 32
CIO, Chicago
Box 32
CIO, Los Angeles
Box 32
CIO, San Francisco
Box 32
Garment Workers
Box 32
Longshoremen's Union, International
Box 32
Machinists, International Association of
Box 32
Meat Cutters, Amalgamated
Box 32
Michigan Workers Education Service
Box 32
Oil Workers Internationl Union
Box 32
Packinghouse Workers of America
Box 32
Printers Union
Box 32
Printing Trades
Box 32
Retail Clerks (Calif.)
Box 32
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Employees
Box 32
Rubber Workers International Union
Box 32
San Francisco Bay District, Building Service
Box 32
San Francisco Labor Council
Box 32
San Francisco Labor Research Bureau
Box 32
San Francisco State Federation of Labor
Box 32
Steel Workers Union, United
Box 32
Teamsters, International Brotherhood of
Box 32
Textile Workers Union of America
Box 32
Arranged by name of author.
Barbash, Jack
Box 33
Bestor, Arthur
Box 33
Blake
Box 33
Braun, Kurt
Box 33
Brooks, Robert
Box 33
Corey, Lewis
Box 33
Dunn, Robert W.
Box 33
Epstein, Abraham
Box 33
Finke, Mary B.
Box 33
Folksocialism
Box 33
Gloerfelt-Tarp, Kirsten
Box 33
Gordon, Manya
Box 33
Hutchison, Keith
Box 33
Knowles, William
Box 33
Liveright, A.A.
Box 33
Lowin, Louis
Box 33
Pearlman, S.
Box 33
Pollack, Katherine H.
Box 33
Tilove, Robert
Box 33
Watson, Goodwin
Box 33
Miscellaneous unidentified manuscripts
Box 33
All Frances Wright materials in boxes 34-43 were transferred to Krock Library Rare and Manuscripts as collection Archives 6934. The transferred materials include: 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. Include correspondence (1909-1967) chiefly between Wolfson and Perkins, researchers, and various research institutions seeking biographical, genealogical and publication data on Frances Wright; drafts (mss. typewritten) of the book chapters, index, and bibliography; biographical data on Wright consisting of mss. notes; excerpts and drafts. The excerpts (mss.) were copied chiefly by Perkins from letters of Wright and from the newspapers Nnew Harmony Gazette (1825-1828) and Free Inquirer (1828-1831). Wright's correspondents include Richard Wright, Mrs. Craig Millar, Charles Wilkes, James Milne, the Marquis de Lafayette, William Roscoe, B. Flower, Jeremy Bentham, Robert Dale Owen, Camilla Wright, Phiquepal D'Arusmont, and Marie Louise Duclos Fretageot. Also excerpts from the poetry of Wright, Wright's Commonplace Book, Owen's diary, and the Book of Nashoba kept by James Richardson and Sylvie D'Arusmont's diary (child of Wright and Phiquepal D'Arusmont). Includes the original ms. of Frances Wright's Last Will and Testament (1852); photocopies of Wright's correspondence with Robert Dale Owen and the Marquis de Lafayette; mss. maps of Nashoba Territory in West Tennessee; printed deeds of the lands of Nashoba (1827); ms. address by Wright (1827) on the nature and object of the institution at Nashoba and its founding principles; mss. deeds and agreements (1746-1834). Also original mss. speeches and lectures of Wright: The Six Ephochs of Human History (history of human civilization: its beginning in India, Egypt, Greece, and Rome and its later phases in medieval and modern Europe); View of the Political Horizon (1838); Free Public Speech: the Clarion of Popular Liberty (1838); an account of Wright's ideal America (1839); a lecture on religion (n.d.); a lecture (no title) delivered at the Masonic Hall in New York (1839); 4 other untitled lectures; and 16 volumes of lectures. Also, the published writings of Wright, photocopies of lithographs, and clippings.
All Fanny Wright material transferred to Cornell's Rare and Manuscript Collections
Box 34-43
See RMC Collection no.6934.
Documents 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).
Affiliated Schools for Workers
Box 44
AFL Committee on Education
Box 44
American Labor Education Service (ALES) - Atomic Energy
Box 45
ALES - Clippings
Box 45
ALES - Colorado State
Box 45
ALES - CIO Seminar
Box 45
ALES - Committee on International Exchange
Box 45
1943-1962
ALES - Correspondence
Box 45
ALES - Discrimination
Box 45
ALES - International Confederation of Free Trade Unions
Box 45
ALES - International Project
Box 45
ALES - International Relations Seminar
Box 45
1943-1962
ALES - Minutes
Box 46
ALES - Miscellaneous
Box 46
ALES - Miscellaneous Programs
Box 46
ALES - New Jersey Minorities Project
Box 46
ALES - Northwest Farmers
Box 46
ALES - Ohio Conference
Box 47
ALES - Reports
Box 47
ALES - St. Louis
Box 47
ALES - Statement of Program and Policy
Box 47
ALES - United Nations
Box 47
ALES - Washington's Birthday Conference
Box 48
ALES - White Collar Workshops
Box 48
ALES - World Affairs
Box 48
ALES - Publications
Box 49
ALES - Photographs
Box 49
Barnard Summer School
Box 50
Brookwood Labor College
Box 50
Bryn Mawr Summer School
Box 50
Bryn Mawr Summer School
Box 51
Civic Club Committee on Labor Education
Box 51
International Ladies' Garment Workers Union, Education Department
Box 52
International Labor Office, Workers Education
Box 52
Labor Education
Box 52
National League Summer School
Box 52
Southern Summer School
Box 53
Summer Institute for Office Workers
Box 53
Sumer School for Office Workers
Box 53
Trade Union
Box 54
Vocational Education
Box 54
White Collar Workers
Box 54
Woman's Auxiliary
Box 54
Workers Defense League
Box 54
Workers Education Conference - Sweden
Box 54
Workers Education - General
Box 54
Workers Education Bureau
Box 54
Workers Party
Box 54
1962-1963
Japanese Sabbatic
Box 55-56
Includes notes, publications, clippings collected during Professor Wolfson's sabbatical leave in Japan
Arranged alphabetically. Consists 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. Includes 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.
1941-1969
American Civil Liberties Union
Box 57
1920
American Humanitarian Labor Alliance
Box 57
1969
American Nurses Association
Box 57
1931
Apprenticeship - NY Industries
Box 57
1965
Association for Evolutionary Economics
Box 57
1955-1956
Automation
Box 57
1942-1950
Automobile Workers
Box 57
1946-1948
California, Univ. of, Extension Division
Box 58
1960
Chamberlain, Neil
Box 58
1937-1939
Check-off
Box 58
1926-1929
Child Labor
Box 58
1936-1955
Child Study Association
Box 58
1964
Childs, Frances
Box 58
1964-1970
Choice
Box 58
1953-1967
Columbia University Seminar on Labor
Box 58
1953-1967
Columbia University Seminar on Labor
Box 59-61
1935
Committee on Economic Security
Box 62
Community Education
Box 62
1935-1945
Commons, John R.
Box 62
1949-1951
CIO Community Services Committee
Box 62
1946-1947
Economics, Univ. of Chicago
Box 62
Full Employment
Box 62
Gomberg, William
Box 62
1955-1963
Health
Box 62
1952-1955
Industrial Relations Research Association
Box 62
1951-1962
Industrial Relations Research Association
Box 63
Immigration
Box 63
1929-1934
International Industrial Relations institute
Box 63
1960
International Labor - Africa
Box 63
1960
International Labor - Australia
Box 63
International Labor - Austria
Box 63
no date
International Labor - Canada
Box 63
no date
International Labor - France
Box 63
no date
1930-1955
International Labor - Germany
Box 63
International Labor - Gt. Britain
Box 64
no date
1956-1957
International Labor - India
Box 64
1952-1956
International Labor - Israel
Box 64
1944
International Labor - Italy
Box 64
1933-1956
International Labor - Japan
Box 64
International Labor - Latin Americas
Box 64
no date
International Labor - Miscellaneous
Box 64
International Labor - Miscellaneous
Box 65
International Labor - New Zealand
Box 65
no date
International Labor - Scandinavian Countries
Box 65
no date
1958
International Labor - Sweden
Box 65
International Labor - U.S.
Box 65
no date
1935-1969
International Labor - USSR
Box 65
1944-1946
Labor Group
Box 65
Labor Legislation
Box 65
1948-1951
Labor-Management Relations
Box 65
1938
Labor movement - Pacific Coast
Box 65
1934
Ladies Garment Workers
Box 65
1965-1968
Laidler, Harry W.
Box 65
1953-1954
League for Industrial Democracy
Box 65
1947-1948
Longshoremen
Box 65
Lord Snell
Box 65
no date
Metropolitan Economic Association
Box 66
no date
1964
Minimum Wage
Box 66
1935-1940
Motion Picture, Extras
Box 66
1919-1920
National Child Labor Committee
Box 66
1957-1958
National Consumer's League
Box 66
1933-1935
National Industrial Recovery Act
Box 66
1920-1936
National Labor Relations Act
Box 66
1936-1937
National Labor Relations Board
Box 66
1933-1934
National Recovery Act
Box 66
1945
National War Labor Board
Box 66
1955
NYC Labor Relations Code
Box 67
1944-1957
NYS Commission Against Discrimination
Box 67
1942
Open Shop
Box 68
1959
Ornati, Oscar A.
Box 68
1949
Perlman, Selig
Box 68
1952
Personnel Club of New York
Box 68
1931-1938
President's Emergency Committee for Employment
Box 68
1951
Public Education
Box 68
1939-1940
"Quadrangle"
Box 68
1935-1955
Social Security
Box 68
1937-1939
Social Service
Box 68
1939
Southern Tenant Farmers Union
Box 68
1950
Strikes
Box 68
1953-1961
Taft-Hartley
Box 69
1938
Tax Research Institute of America
Box 69
1940-1952
Teachers - General
Box 69
1950
Teachers Guild
Box 69
1938-1968
Teachers Union
Box 69
1958-1961
Teaching
Box 69
1947
Tennessee Valley Authority
Box 69
1949
Textile Workers Union
Box 69
1928-1933
Unemployment
Box 69
1932-1954
Unemployment Insurance
Box 70
1935-1936
Unemployment Insurance - Wisconsin
Box 70
1929-1933
Unemployment Remedies
Box 70
1954
Union Growth
Box 70
1920
United Labor Education Committee
Box 70
1950-1953
United Nations
Box 70
1947-1948
Wage Patterns
Box 70
1951
Wage Stabilization Board
Box 71
1928-1941
Wages
Box 71
1937-1955
War Labor Board
Box 71
1938
War Resisters League
Box 71
1947-1954
Welfare Pensions
Box 71
1958
White Collar Workers
Box 72
World Labor Organizations
Box 72
no date
Women - Bibliographies
Box 72
no date
1949-1951
Women - Discrimination
Box 72
Women - Education
Box 72
no date
1920-1930
Women - General
Box 72
1929
Women - Hours of Work
Box 72
1941-1943
Women - In Defense
Box 72
1880-1890
Women - Knights of Labor
Box 72
1937-1948
Women - Legislation
Box 73
1927
Women - Organizing
Box 73
1958
Women - Personal Objectives
Box 73
1926
Women - Trade Unions
Box 73
Women - Unemployment
Box 73
no date
1933
Women - Wages
Box 73
1943-1944
Women - War Workers
Box 73
1924-1961
Women Workers
Box 73
Women Workers, Foreign
Box 73
no date
1937-1945
Women - YWCA
Box 73
1932
Women - YWCA, Questionnaire
Box 73
1940
Women's Centennial Congress
Box 73
1937
Women's international league
Box 73
1929-1946
Women's Rights
Box 73
1966
Young People's Socialist League
Box 73
A- America's Home Grown Exiles
Box 74
C- CIO vs. AFL, Curse on Cotton
Box 74
D- Democratic Pattern & Minority Groups
Box 74
E- Education During a Strike
Box 74
H- Health Service for Garment Workers
Box 74
I- Investigation into Seating and Posture in the Garment Trades
Box 74
J- Jews in Labor and Industry
Box 74
L- Labor and the NRA, Labor's Coming of Age
Box 74
N- New Educational Frontier
Box 74
O- Overcoming Prejudice
Box 74
P- People Who Go To Beets, Posture and Fatigue
Box 74
R- Role of the ILGWU in Stabilizing the Women's Garment Industry
Box 74
S- Schools the Miners Keep, Social Control of Industrial Conflict
Box 74
T- Trade Union Activities of Women, Trade Union Promises
Box 74
U- Union Finances and Elections
Box 74
W- White Collar Worker Asks Questions, White Collar Workers - Yellow, White Collars are Wilting, Women's Auxiliary to Trade Unions and Workers Education
Box 74
Y- Youth and Peace
Box 74
Reviews by Theresa Wolfson
Box 74
Pamphlets - Signed by Authors
Box 74
1945-1966
A-B
Box 74
1949
Item 1: Adler, John - The Underdeveloped Areas: Their Industrialization
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1945
Item 2: Almond, Gabriel H. - The Political Attitudes of Wealth
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1951
Item 3: Baker, Elizabeth F. - The Printing Foreman-Union Man: A Historical Sketch
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1958
Item 4: Benewitz, Maurice C. - The 1958 Temporary Unemployment Compensation Act
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1958
Item 5: Bloch, Herman D. - Craft Unions and the Negro in Historical Perspective
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1966
Item 6: Bloch, Herman D. Economic Effects of Discrimination in Employment
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1962
Item 7: Bloch, Herman D. The New York Negro's Reaction to Tension, 1827-1865
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1941-1956
C
Box 74
1956
Item 1: Cary, Otis - Uchimura, Neesima and Amherst-Recently Discovered Correspondence
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1955
Item 2: Chernick, Jack - A Guide to the Guaranteed Wage
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1941
Item 3: Clarkson, jesse Dunsmore - Escape to the Present
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1928-1949
D
Box 74
1928
Item 1: Dalencour, Francois - Alexandre Petiondevant l'Humanite
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1949
Item 2: Dunne, George H. - Religion and American Democracy
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1961-1967
F
Box 74
1961
Item 1: Field, A.R. - Strategic Development in Sinkiang
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1967
Item 2: Finkelstein, Michael O. - The Application of an Entropy Theory of Concentration to the Clayton Act
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1963
Item 3: Fried, Hans Ernest - The Frontiers of the Future
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1946-1968
G-H
Box 74
1949
Item 1: Gershoy, Leo - Carl Becker on Progress and Power
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1950
Item 2: Goldman, Ralph M. - The Advisory Referendum in America
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1968
Item 3: Goldman, Ralph M. A Transactional Theory of Political Integration and Arms Control
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1949
Item 4: Gross, Feliks - Russian Political Emigration of 1948
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1950
Item 5: Gross, Feliks. The Planner and the Planned
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
Item 6: Gross, Feliks. XXV Parallelism and Progress
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1946
Item 7: Harris, Abram L. - The Scholastic Revival - The Economics of Heinrich Pesch
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
Item 8: Hurwitz, Samuel J. and Edith - The New World Sets an Example for the Old-- The Jews of Jamaica and Political Rights 1661-1831
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1948-1966
J-K
Box 74
1964
Item 1: Jacobson, Sol - College Professors and Income Taxes
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1966
Item 2: Jonas, Paul - Henry Luce and the Anniversary of the Hungarian Revolution
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1948
Item 3: Klarman, Herbert E. - Income Tax Deductibility
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1954
Item 4: Kublin, Hyman - What Shall I Read on Japan..An Introductory Guide
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1959
Item 5: Kublin, Hyman. Takano Fustataro: A Study in Early Japanese Trades - Unionism
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1939-1958
L-M
Box 74
1939
Item 1: Ladejinsky, W. - Agrarian Unrest in Japan
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1946
Item 2: Lasher-Schlitt, Dorothy - Josef Schreyvogel, Grillparzer's Vaterlicher Freund
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1953
Item 3: Meiklejohn, Alexander - What Does the First Amendment Mean
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1955
Item 4: Miller, S.M. - The Concept of Mobility
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1956
Item 5: Mushkin, Selma - Financing of Unemployment, Cash, Sickness and Workmen's Compensation Insurance
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1958
Item 6: Mushkin, Selma. The Fiscal Capacity of the States
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1947-1956
N-O
Box 74
Item 1: Nathanson, Jerome - The Ethics of Inheritance
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1952
Item 2: Nathanson, Jerome. John Dewey: Some Reflections
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
Item 3: Nathanson, Jerome. The Reconstruction of Religion
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
Item 4: Nearing, Scott - Fascism
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1956
Item 5: Neufeld, Maurice - Appunti Sul Funzionamento Delle Commissioni Interne
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1951
Item 6: O'Neill, J.M. - Church and State, Three Studies
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1947
Item 7: O'Neill, J.M. The Separation of Church and State
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1925-1963
P-R
Box 74
1930
Item 1: Palmer, Gladys - Job-Conscious Unionism in the Chicago Men's Clothing Industry
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1928
Item 2: Palmer, Gladys. Trade Custom in the Lancashire Cotton Industry
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1925
Item 3: Parshley, J.M. - H.L. Mencken: An Appreciation
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1952
Item 4: Perlman, Mark - Organized Labor in Hawaii
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1949
Item 5: Perlman, Selig - The Labor Movement, A Theory of
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1950
Item 6: Petshek, Kirk R. - Employment As An Element in the Wage Bargain
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1943
Item 7: Powdermaker, Hortense - The Channeling of Negro Aggression by the Cultural Process
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1957
Item 8: Reich, Nathan - Collective bargaining: The U.S. and Germany
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1963
Item 9: Rischin, Moses - The Jewish Labor Movement in America: A Social Interpretation
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1945
Item 10: Robinton, Hermann F. - A proposed Regional Public Records Plan for New York State
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1953
Item 11: Robinton, Madeline R. - The Lynskey Tribunal: The British Method of Dealing with Political Corruption
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1935-1969
S
Box 74
1945
Item 1: Senger, Gerhart H. - Social status and Political Behavior
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1936
Item 2: Salvemini, Gaetano - Can Italy live at Home
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1935
Item 3: Saposs, David J. - The American Labor Movement Since the War
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1952
Item 4: Schapiro, J. Salwyn - The Age of Uncertainty
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1942
Item 5: Schwartz, Harry - Agricultural Labor in the First World War
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1943
Item 6: Schwartz, Harry. Farm Labor Adjustments After World War I
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1942
Item 7: Schwartz, Harry. Hired Farm Labor in World War II
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1942
Item 8: Schwartz, Harry. On the Wage Structure of Agriculture
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1941
Item 9: Schwartz, Harry. Recent Developments Among Farm Labor Unions
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1969
Item 10: Seligman, Ben B. - The Impact of Positivism on Economic Thought
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1966
Item 11: Sellers, Rose Z. - A Different Drummer: Thoughts on Library Education
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1952
Item 12: Sturmthal, Adolf F. - Foundations for World Organization: The Experience of International Working Class Organizations
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
Item 13: Sugitani, K. - (Japanese title)
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1937-1962
T-W
Box 74
1962
Item 1: Takagi, Yasaka - On the Principles of Democracy and Other Essays
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1938
Item 2: Tead, Ordway - Collective Bargaining and Personal Freedom
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1938
Item 3: Tead, Ordway. Industrial Relations 1939 Model
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1947
Item 4: Temple, William J. - Serviceable Speech in a Democracy
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1937
Item 5: Volin, Lazar - Agrarian Collectivism in the Soviet Union
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
1951
Item 6: Wood, Austin B. - Transference in Client Centered Therapy and in Psychoanalysis
Box 74
Format: Pamphlet
Includes index cards, term papers, clippings, notes, personal and miscellaneous
Box 75-78
Format: Pamphlet
Brittle - Theresa Wolfson Italian labor unions chart
Box 79
Format: Pamphlet