Edwin S. Smith Papers

Collection Number: 5549

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


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Edwin S. Smith Papers, 1903-1978
Collection Number:
5549
Creator:
Smith, Edwin S.
Quantity:
11 linear ft.
Forms of Material:
Papers (documents).
Repository:
Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, poetry, manuscripts, transcripts and papers collected and written by Edwin S. Smith.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

1891 Born November 12th, Brookline, Massachusetts
1915 Harvard University, A.B. Degree
1915-17 Newspaper reporter in Hartford and Springfield
Married Marion Long (October 20,1917), Framingham, Massachusetts
Conducted research on industrial relations at Dennison Manufacturing Company and for the Russell Sage Foundation
1924-30 Personnel Manager, Filene's Department Store
Personal Assistant to A. Lincoln Filene
1930-33 Commissioner, Massachusetts Department of Labor and Industries
1933 Official Observer to the International Labor Conference in Geneva
1933-34 Member, National Labor Board under the National Recovery Act
1934-41 Member, National Labor Relations Board under the National Labor Relations Act
1941-42 National Director, Oil Workers Organizing Campaign, CIO
1942-45 Executive Director, National Council of American-Soviet Friendship
1947-49 Teacher of History, Putney School, Vermont
1949-52 Director, National Teachers Division, United Public Workers of America
1952-64 Owner and Manager, Am-Rus Literary and Music Agency, also Sovfoto and Eastfoto Agency
1964 Retired to Sag Harbor, New York
1976 November 27th, died at age 85

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

This is a collection of correspondence, poetry, manuscripts, transcripts and papers collected and written by Edwin S. Smith.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Smith, Edwin S.

Form and Genre Terms:
Papers (documents)


INFORMATION FOR USERS

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Restrictions on Use:
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Cite As:
Edwin S. Smith Papers #5549. Kheel Center for Labor-Management Documentation and Archives, Cornell University Library.
SERIES LIST

Series I. Personal Papers
Sub-Series A. Correspondence 1925-1974
Sub-Series B. Speeches, 1905-1950
Sub-Series C. Writings
Sub-Series D. Miscellaneous
Series II. Research Files
Series III. History of the National Labor Relations Board
Series IV. Additional Papers 1932-1971
Sub-Series A. Correspondence
Sub-Series B. Subject Files
Sub-Series C. Miscellaneous

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Date
Box 1 Folder 1 1925-1935
Includes personal letter to "Dunny ..." discussing Freud's "Beyond the Pleasure Principle" and "Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego"; poetry from Henry S. Dennison; Correspondence with Franklin Delano Roosevelt (Governor of the State of New York, and as President of the United States) regarding Smith's appointments to the positions of Massachusetts Commissioner of Labor and Industries (1931) and Executive Member of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) (1934); Smith's letter of resignation from the NLRB to President Roosevelt and abbreviated version to Frances Perkins (Secretary of Labor).
Box 1 Folder 2 1936
Substantial correspondence from officials of the American Federation of Hosiery Workers concerning the Berkshire Knitting Mills strike. Includes 13pp brief discussing wages, sex discrimination, and breakdown of collective bargaining. Also of interest are news releases describing Reading, Pennsylvania manufacturers' admiration for Hitler and fascist Germany's labor policies.
Box 1 Folder 3 1938-1949
To Winston Churchill, Esq., M.P. regarding economic boycotts against fascist nations; Text of speech "The Basis of a Good Neighbor Policy" and related correspondence to Hon. Sumner Welles (Acting Secretary of State) and Ellis O. Briggs (Acting Chief, Division of the American Republics).
Box 1 Folder 4 1940-1948
Lengthy (20pp+) correspondence documenting Edwin S. Smith's (Director, National Council of American-Soviet Friendship, Inc.) trip to the Soviet Union (6/45-7/45). Includes detailed account of early passenger aviation; descriptions of Tripoli, Cairo, Moscow and Kiev, as well as meetings with cultural heroes such as Prokoviev, Shostakovich, Kabalevsky and Eisenstein.
Box 1 Folder 5 1956-1959
Subpoena to appear before Committee on Un-American Activities of the House of Representatives; Discussion of Edwin Smith's (Am-Rus Literary and Music Agency) review of books on Henry David Thoreau, from Walter Harding (Professor, Teachers College, Geneseo, N.Y.), Leo Stoller (Professor, Dept. of English, Wayne State University and author of After Walden) and Truman Nelson; from Edwin Smith to Dr. Annette Rubinstein regarding Jacksonian democracy and Thoreau.
Box 1 Folder 6 1960
Copy of Edwin Smith's "A Thoreau for Today" (Mainstream, April 1960) and related correspondence from: Paul Sherman (author of The Shores of America, Thoreau's Exploration), Leslie C. Dunn (Professor, Dept. of Zoology, Columbia University), Dirk Struck, Leo Stoller and Lola S. Haverstick.
Box 1 Folder 7 1961
Personal correspondence from Mary Van Kleeck; Copy of editorial entitled "Comment on Harvey Swados' `The West Coast Waterfront' Dissent, Autumn 1961" (10pp), sent to Smith by Lincoln Fairley (Research Director, International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union.)
Box 1 Folder 8 1962
Correspondence with Lincoln Fairley regarding Mechanization and Modernization Agreement funds; Copy to Edwin Smith of Ernest DeMaio's (President, United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America) letter to Raymond Dennis (International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers Toronto, Canada) concerning the Common Market's impact on the U.S. economy; table of Man-Days Lost Through Industrial Disputes in Selected Industries in France and Germany.
Box 1 Folder 9 1962
George Meany's opening remarks before the International Confederation of Free Trade Unions; Excerpt of M. J. Furay's manuscript The Forces And Events Which Led To The Institutionalization Of Unions In The American Way Of Life And The Impact Of That Process Upon Our Society And Culture (8pp); correspondence from Dr. Charles P. Larrowe and Lincoln Fairley regarding Smith's prospectus for his manuscript History of Labor.
Box 1 Folder 10 1963-1965
Lengthy criticism of Michael Eisner's (possibly a graduate student at the University of Wisconsin) manuscript discussing the role William Leiserson played on the NLRB (12pp); personal letter from Harvard classmate Carlyle Morris; hate mail from reactionaries.
Box 1 Folder 11 1965
Report entitled Deregistration of "D" Men, San Francisco, 1963-1964 (15pp); to Lincoln Fairley summarizing "leading ideas" discussed in Smith's manuscript History of Labor (4pp).
Box 1 Folder 12 1966-1969
To Hon. J. William Fulbright (Senator, Foreign Relations Committee) commending the committee on hearings it conducted regarding American military operations in Vietnam; Joseph Polowsky's (member, 1st American army patrol to meet the Soviet army at the Elbe River in Germany on 3/25/45) proposed resolution recommending the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council celebrate April 25 as a holiday of reconciliation, cooperation and rededication; letter of support to Senator Eugene McCarthy in his campaign for the Presidency; copy of letter to Coretta Scott King (Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr.) from John W. Willoughby (Friends of the Library of Southampton College) requesting permission to name a collection on Black history and culture "The Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection".
Box 1 Folder 13 1970-1971
Personal correspondence between Edwin Smith and Mark Heming (friend from Sag Harbor). Includes Heming's accounts of his experiences in London.
Box 1 Folder 14 1972-1974
Personal correspondence between Edwin Smith and Mark Heming. Includes a discussion of Nixon and Watergate, as well as Smith's review of a film on the Chinese Communist Revolution. Personal letter from Thomas I. Emerson (Yale University Law School, formerly of the NLRB); poetry exchange with Marian Curtiss; personal letter from Moses Soyer (friend and member of the Artists Committee of the National Council of American Soviet Friendship) regarding "Ida".
Box 1 Folder 15 1905-1932
Box 1 Folder 15 1928
Format: Speech
1/26/28.
Box 1 Folder 15 1928
Format: Speech
Before the New England Section of National Association of Stationers, Manufacturers and Office Outfitters. 2/1/2028.
Box 1 Folder 15 1929
Format: Speech
3/5/29.
Box 1 Folder 15 1931
Format: Speech
1/15/31.
Box 1 Folder 15 1903
Format: Speech
4/17/03.
Box 1 Folder 15 1931
Format: Speech
Given at the annual convention of the Association of Government Officials in Industry of the United States and Canada. 5/20/1931.
Box 1 Folder 15 1931
Format: Speech
Before the Massachusetts Conference of Social Work. 9/25/31.
Box 1 Folder 15 1932
Format: Speech
At the annual state conference of the Massachusetts Safety Council. 4/20/32.
Box 1 Folder 15 1932
Format: Speech
Boston American. 5/37/32.
Box 1 Folder 15 1932
Format: Speech
Before the annual convention of state branch [Massachusetts], American Federation of Labor. 8/1/1932.
Box 1 Folder 15 1905
Format: Speech
4/15/1905.
Box 1 Folder 15
Format: Speech
(n.d.).
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Format: Speech
Before the Second Interstate Conference on Labor Laws. 1/27/1933.
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Format: Speech
New England Council. 2/7/1933.
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Format: Speech
Before the Fourth Annual Greater New York Safety Conference. 3/1/33.
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Format: Speech
4/21/1933.
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Format: Speech
Before the American Federation of Labor Convention at Springfield. 8/7/1933.
Box 1 Folder 16 1933
Format: Speech
Discharged Moulders. 8/30/1933.
Box 1 Folder 17 1934
Box 1 Folder 17 1934
Format: Speech
Before the New England Conference. 11/23/34.
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Format: Speech
Ft. Worth, Texas. 2/7/1935.
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Format: Speech
Before the Regional Labor Board, 7th District, New Orleans, Louisiana. 2/7/1935.
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Format: Speech
Before the Regional Labor Board, 13th District, Ft. Worth, Texas. 2/8/1935.
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Format: Speech
Before the Consumers League of Massachusetts. 3/8/1935.
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Format: Speech
Testimony on the Wagner Bill. 3/18/35.
Box 1 Folder 18 1935
Format: Speech
Before the Commonwealth Club of California, San Francisco. 5/10/1935.
Box 1 Folder 19 1936
Box 1 Folder 19 1936
Format: Speech
Before Hearings of Subcommittee, on Senate Resolution 266. 4/23/1936.
Box 1 Folder 19 1936
Format: Speech
5/23/36.
Box 1 Folder 19 1936
Format: Speech
5/36.
Box 1 Folder 19 1936
Format: Speech
Before the Massachusetts State Federation of Labor, New Bedford. 8/4/1936.
Box 1 Folder 20 1937
Box 1 Folder 20 1937
Format: Speech
Before the American Federation of Hosiery Workers Convention. 1/28/1937.
Box 1 Folder 20 1937
Format: Speech
Before the National Conference of Social Work, Indianapolis, Indiana. 5/28/1937.
Box 1 Folder 20 1937
Format: Speech
Before the International Association of Governmental Labor Officials, Toronto. 9/1/1937.
Box 1 Folder 20 1937
Format: Speech
24th Annual National Business Conference, Babson's Institute, Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts 10/6/37.
Box 1 Folder 20 1937
Format: Speech
Before the Associated Industries of New York State, Inc. 11/11/1937.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the American Civil Liberties Union. 1/4/1938.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the International Juridical Association. 1/15/1938.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the Carolina Political Union, Durham, North Carolina. 3/30/1938.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the 2nd Convention of the United Office and Professional Workers of America. 5/21/1938.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the convention of Oil Workers International Union, Houston, Texas. 6/7/38.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the San Antonio Manufacturers Association. 6/8/38.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the Harvard Business School Alumni Association. 6/18/1938.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the American Communications Association Convention. 7/22/38.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
re William Green's attack. 8/6/1938.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the International Industrial Relations Institute Regional Study Conference, Mexico City. 9/3/38.
Box 1 Folder 21 1938
Format: Speech
Before the Massachusetts Conference of Social Work. 11/30/1938.
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Format: Speech
Before the Church League for Industrial Democracy, Boston, Massachusetts. 2/13/1939.
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Format: Speech
Presented at a town meeting on the National Labor Relations Act, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 3/30/1939.
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Format: Speech
Before the Liberal Club Conference, Williams College, Williamstown, Massachusetts. 5/5/1939.
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Format: Speech
Before the Senate Committee on Education and Labor in connection with proposed amendments to the National Labor Relations Act. 6/5/1939.
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Format: Speech
At the 5th Convention of United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America. 9/5/1939.
Box 1 Folder 22 1939
Format: Speech
Before the Second Annual Biennial Convention of Transport Workers Union. 9/20/1939.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the Civil Liberties Committee of Massachusetts. 1/27/1940.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the Harvard Law School Students. 3/8/1940.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the National Conference on Constitutional Liberties in America. 6/9/1940.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the House Committee on Labor in connection with proposed amendments to the National Labor Relations Act. 7/40.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the convention of the International Union of Mine, Mill and Smelter Workers, Denver, Colorado. 8/5/40.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the Committee for People's Rights, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. 10/15/1940.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the Indianapolis Chamber of Commerce. 10/31/1940.
Box 1 Folder 23 1940
Format: Speech
Before the State Convention of Maryland and District of Columbia Industrial Union Council, Hagerstown, Maryland. 12/14/1940.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941-1942
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the Harvard, Yale and Princeton Engineering Associations, La Guardia Airport. 1/17/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the New York Conference for Inalienable Rights, New York City. 2/14/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
2/22/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Testimonial Dinner to Dr. Franz Boas. 3/12/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the annual luncheon meeting of the New York College Teachers Union. 5/3/41.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the 5th annual convention of the National Lawyers Guild, Detroit, Michigan. 5/31/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the 8th annual convention of the American Newspaper Guild, Detroit, Michigan. 6/25/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the Western Maryland Labor Day Celebration, Cumberland, Maryland. 9/1/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the annual convention of the Transport Workers Union of America, New York City. 9/24/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1941
Format: Speech
Before the Education Conference of the Indiana State Industrial Union Council. 12/14/1941.
Box 1 Folder 24 1905
Format: Speech
4/24/1905.
Box 1 Folder 24 1942
Format: Speech
Delivered at the Anniversary Dinner of the International Juridical Association. 3/2/1942.
Box 1 Folder 24 1942
Format: Speech
Before Jefferson's Birthday Meeting of the National Committee to Abolish the Poll Tax. 4/13/1942.
Box 1 Folder 25 1950-1953
Box 1 Folder 25 1950
Format: Speech
Delivered at the New York University Symposium, sponsored by the Young Progressives of America. 5/17/1950.
Box 1 Folder 25 1953
Format: Speech
5/21/1953.
Box 1 Folder 25
Format: Speech
Before a Mass Meeting of the National Action Conference for Civil Rights held under the auspices of the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties and the Washington Committee for Democratic Action) Untitled Speech (audience unknown and date incomplete.
Box 1 Folder 26 1928-1941
Smith's chronological listing of "Groups Before Which Edwin S. Smith Has Spoken." Also handwritten list of speeches and articles. Typed list of speeches.
Box 1 Folder 26 1928-1941
Format: Speech
Smith's chronological listing of "Groups Before Which Edwin S. Smith Has Spoken." Also handwritten list of speeches and articles. Typed list of speeches.
Box 1 Folder 26a
Series of 10 articles written by Smith on Burdenz and the Communist Party.
Box 1 Folder 27-29 1949-1951
Drafts of eight articles relating to violations of academic freedom. Includes discussion of the Feinberg Acts and loyalty oaths; letters to the New York Times Editor; testimony at the hearings on the Master Plan of the Board of Trustees, State University of New York, Albany; statement on the Interrogation of Teachers Union Officials by Superintendent of Schools William Jansen; statement entitled Support of Foreign Teachers for New York Teachers Union in Its Struggle Against Timone Resolution and Suspension of 8 Teachers; "What's Happening to Your Children, Your School and Your Teachers" March of Labor.
Box 1 Folder 30-35 1949
Drafts and final copies of ten articles written for The Daily Compass, examining the conditions under which miners live and work.
Box 1 Folder 36-42 1949
Drafts and final versions of four articles written for The Daily Compass, the series entitled "The CIO in Crisis". Includes discussion of the CIO and the World Federation of Trade Unions (WFTU). Paper entitled "Labor Gains Recognition" concerns CIO strikes in 1935.
Box 1 Folder 43-44 1962
Early format of manuscript includes annotated, edited drafts of forward; some of the text (annotated) which is divided into Books I, II, and III, containing chapters I and II, IV, VI respectively.
Box 1 Folder 45-46 1962
Includes revised draft of forward; early list of chapter headings and revised list of chapter headings.
Box 1 Folder 47-63 1962
Chapters I-XXX; Over 800 pages of typewritten text, surveying American labor history from Colonial times up to the Cold War era. Very little editing, possibly a near final version of the manuscript.
Box 2 Folder 1-8 1962
Chapters XXXI-XXXVIII; same as above.
Box 2 Folder 9-12 1962
Bibliography
Box 2 Folder 13-14 1962
Miscellaneous draft of correspondence; discussion of automation; discussion of racial discrimination.
Box 2 Folder 15 1946-1963
Summaries and excerpts of interviews are arranged alphabetically and extend from one paragraph to six pages. Discussions appear to correspond to researcher subject files, and may well be related to various writing projects. Index.
Box 2 Folder 15 1946-1963
Format: Interview
Summaries and excerpts of interviews are arranged alphabetically and extend from one paragraph to six pages. Discussions appear to correspond to researcher subject files, and may well be related to various writing projects. Index.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
11/29/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
6/7/1962.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
12/1/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
Nov- 62.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
11/8/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
12/23/1962.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
11/17/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
1/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
1/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
Dec-61.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
11/30/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
Box 2 Folder 15 1962
Format: Interview
11/13/1962.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
10/30/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
11/20/1961.
Box 2 Folder 15 1961
Format: Interview
11/17/61,11/23/61.
Box 2 Folder 15 1946-1962
Format: Interview
c.1946, 4/4/62.
Box 2 Folder 16 1946-1963
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
1/22/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16 1963
Format: Interview
7/21/1963.
Box 2 Folder 16 1961
Format: Interview
12/7/1961.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
2/27/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16
Format: Interview
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
3/27/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16
Format: Interview
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 16 1961
Format: Interview
11/28/1961.
Box 2 Folder 16
Format: Interview
n.d.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
6/6/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16
Format: Interview
no date.
Box 2 Folder 16
Format: Interview
no date.
Box 2 Folder 16 1961
Format: Interview
10/18/1961.
Box 2 Folder 16 1961
Format: Interview
11/22/1961.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
8/13/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
6/6/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16 1961
Format: Interview
11/28/1961.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
1/29/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
6/7/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16 1962
Format: Interview
11/13/1962.
Box 2 Folder 16
Format: Interview
no date.
Box 2 Folder 16 1961-1962
Format: Interview
10/31/61, 2/28/62.
Box 2 Folder 17 1946-1963
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
3/13/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
3/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17
Format: Interview
no date.
Box 2 Folder 17 1961
Format: Interview
Dec-61.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
1/23/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17 1961
Format: Interview
11/18/61, 12/61.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
1/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17 1961
Format: Interview
10/25/61, 11/6/61.
Box 2 Folder 17
Format: Interview
no date.
Box 2 Folder 17 1961
Format: Interview
12/8/1961.
Box 2 Folder 17 1961
Format: Interview
Dec-61.
Box 2 Folder 17 1972
Format: Interview
6/7/1972.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
1/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
2/13/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
1/30/1962.
Box 2 Folder 17 1962
Format: Interview
11/13/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1946-1963
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
1/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
3/26/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18
Format: Interview
Box 2 Folder 18 1961-1963
Format: Interview
Box 2 Folder 18 1961
Format: Interview
Dec-61.
Box 2 Folder 18 1951
Format: Interview
12/5/1951.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
11/9/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
1/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1948
Format: Interview
Industrial and Labor Relations Review, vol. I, pp. 624-638, July 1948.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
11/9/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
7/3/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
3/28/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
11/14/1962.
Box 2 Folder 18 1962
Format: Interview
5/3/62, 5/17/62, 7/10/62.
Box 2 Folder 19 1920-1960
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
1/10/1960.
Box 2 Folder 19 1920
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1920
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1920
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1920
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1920
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1929
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1930
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1930
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1930
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1930
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1930
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1930
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 19 1960
Format: Poem
Box 2 Folder 20
no date
Box 2 Folder 21-25 1943-1945
Articles entitled "Trip to the Soviet Union" (9/45) and "Visit to Tolstoy Estate" (10/45); diaries and general notes (6/10/45-8/20/45) record detailed impressions of individuals, places and events (90+pp). Pamphlet (47p.) "Organized Labor in the Soviet Union." (1943)
Box 2 Folder 26 1933-1937
Box 2 Folder 27 1953-1977
Box 2 Folder 28-30c 1924-1976
Includes "Scrapbook of Newspaper Clippings" which document Smith's career as Massachusetts Commissioner of Labor and Industries, and as Executive Member of the National Labor Relations Board. Many of the later clippings relate to the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee's investigation of Smith and others.
Box 2 Folder 31
no date
Box 2 Folder 32
no date
Box 2 Folder 33
no date
Box 2 Folder 34-41 1961-1968
Box 2 Folder 42 1964-1967
Box 2 Folder 43 1963-1965
Box 2 Folder 4445 1962-1967
Box 2 Folder 46-48 1962-1966
Box 2 Folder 49-52 1962-1966
Box 2 Folder 53-55 1960-1966
Box 2 Folder 56-58 1962-1966
Box 2 Folder 59 1963-1967
Box 2 Folder 60-63 1963-1967
Box 2 Folder 64 1948-1965
Box 3 Folder 1-5 1955-1964
Box 3 Folder 6-9 1962-1967
Box 3 Folder 10
no date
Box 3 Folder 11-23 1966-1967
Box 3 Folder 13 1964-1966
Box 3 Folder 14-19 1961-1966
Box 3 Folder 20-21
no date
Box 3 Folder 22
no date
Box 3 Folder 23 1960-1964
Box 3 Folder 24-28 1961-1967
Box 3 Folder 29 1963
Box 3 Folder 30-31 1963-1966
Box 3 Folder 32 1966
Box 3 Folder 33 1958-1966
Box 3 Folder 34-37 1962-1969
Box 3 Folder 38-45 1959-1966
Box 3 Folder 46 1962-1963
Box 3 Folder 47 1962-1965
Box 3 Folder 48-61 1961-1962
Box 4 Folder 1-14 1960-1963
Box 4 Folder 15 1962
Box 4 Folder 16 1965-1966
Box 4 Folder 17-20 1962-1965
Box 4 Folder 21 1963
Box 4 Folder 22 1960-1966
Box 4 Folder 23-24 1968-1969
Box 4 Folder 25 1962
Box 4 Folder 26 1964-1967
Box 4 Folder 27 1963-1964
Box 4 Folder 28 1962
Box 4 Folder 29-33 1959-1965
Box 4 Folder 34-35 1961-1965
Box 4 Folder 36-58 1959-1967
Box 5 Folder 1 1962
Box 5 Folder 2 1964
Box 5 Folder 3 1962-1965
Box 5 Folder 4-8 1963-1967
Box 5 Folder 9 1963-1966
Box 5 Folder 10 1963-1964
Box 5 Folder 11 1961-1965
Box 5 Folder 12 1966
Box 5 Folder 13-16 1962-1967
Box 5 Folder 17 1963-1966
Box 5 Folder 18-23 1962-1967
Box 5 Folder 24-25 1964-1965
Box 5 Folder 26 1964-1966
Box 5 Folder 27 1964-1966
Box 5 Folder 28-35 1962-1970
Box 5 Folder 36-38
Benjamin Caplan's "Memorandum on Labor Courts with Special Reference to the German System" and "Memorandum on the German Postwar System of Arbitration."
Box 5 Folder 39 1963-1964
Box 5 Folder 40 1963-1964
Box 5 Folder 41 1962-1963
Box 5 Folder 42-45 1960-1968
Box 5 Folder 46 1960-1963
Box 5 Folder 47 1962
Box 5 Folder 48 1963
Box 5 Folder 49 1962-1966
Box 5 Folder 50 1966
Box 5 Folder 51-52 1961-1966
Box 5 Folder 53 1964-1965
Box 5 Folder 54 1963
Box 5 Folder 55
no date
Box 5 Folder 56-59 1962-1965
Box 5 Folder 60 1963
Box 5 Folder 61-62 1962-1966
Box 5 Folder 63-66 1962-1967
Box 5 Folder 67 1963-1965
Box 5 Folder 68 1963-1964
Box 5 Folder 69 1964
Box 5 Folder 70 1963-1965
Box 5 Folder 71-77 1962-1968
Box 6 Folder 1-6 1963-1966
Box 6 Folder 7-8 1964-1967
Box 6 Folder 9-10 1960-1963
Box 6 Folder 11 1960-1967
Box 6 Folder 12-13 1962-1965
Box 6 Folder 14 1961-1964
Box 6 Folder 15 1962-1964
Box 6 Folder 16-17 1960-1965
Box 6 Folder 18-53 1961-1968
Box 7 Folder 1-16 1961-1967
Box 7 Folder 17-21 1917-1970
Box 7 Folder 22 1963
Box 7 Folder 23 1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 24
no date
Box 7 Folder 25 1964
Box 7 Folder 26 1965
Box 7 Folder 27 1963
Box 7 Folder 28 1964
Box 7 Folder 29-33 1964-1965
Box 7 Folder 34-35 1963-1967
Box 7 Folder 36 1966-1967
Box 7 Folder 37 1963
Box 7 Folder 38 1950-1970
Box 7 Folder 39 1963
Box 7 Folder 40-41 1962-1963
Box 7 Folder 42 1963-1966
Box 7 Folder 43 1964
Box 7 Folder 44 1964
Box 7 Folder 45 1963-1964
Box 7 Folder 46 1965
Box 7 Folder 47-58 1962-1968
Box 7 Folder 59-60 1961-1965
Box 7 Folder 61-62 1962-1966
Box 7 Folder 63 1961-1965
Box 8 Folder 1-3 1962-1966
Box 8 Folder 4-5 1962-1964
Box 8 Folder 6 1964-1967
Box 8 Folder 7 1948
Box 8 Folder 8 1961
Box 8 Folder 9 1962
Box 8 Folder 10 1961-1962
Box 8 Folder 11-12 1962-1964
Box 8 Folder 13-15 1961-1965
Box 8 Folder 16 1961-1963
Box 8 Folder 17-19 1965-1966
Box 8 Folder 20-21 1964-1969
Box 8 Folder 22 1963
Box 8 Folder 23-24 1963-1965
Box 8 Folder 25 1965-1966
Box 8 Folder 26 1965
Box 8 Folder 27 1964-1967
Box 8 Folder 28 1963-1966
Box 8 Folder 29 1964
Box 8 Folder 30 1963-1965
Box 8 Folder 31 1963-1965
Box 8 Folder 32 1964-1965
Box 8 Folder 33 1963
Box 8 Folder 34 1962-1965
Box 8 Folder 35-36 1965-1967
Box 8 Folder 37 1964-1968
Box 8 Folder 38 1961-1966
Box 8 Folder 39-41 1961-1966
Box 8 Folder 42-47 1961-1964
Box 8 Folder 48 1963-1965
Box 8 Folder 49 1964
Box 8 Folder 50-56 1947-1969
Box 8 Folder 57-62 1965-1966
Box 9 Folder 1-6 1965-1969
Box 9 Folder 7-8 1966-1972
Box 9 Folder 10-15 1962-1967
Box 9 Folder 16 1963-1965
Box 9 Folder 17 1963-1965
Box 9 Folder 18 1963
Box 9 Folder 19 1961-1963
Box 9 Folder 20 1963
Box 9 Folder 21 1964
Box 10 Folder 1-42
Includes: executive orders, resolutions, statement of powers and jurisdiction, legal memoranda, legislative history of the NLRA, concurring opinions, decisions and dissents by Edwin Smith, rules and regulations, statements of procedure, and J.M. Landis' supplement to Cases on Labor Law, entitled Labor Law.
Box 11 Folder 1 1945-1974
Braden, Mrs. Anne - correspondence re articles in Monthly Review re Mississippi Freedom Labor Union; Curtiss, Marion - personal; Duryea, Perry B., Jr., House Speaker - routine; Freeman, Harry - personal re Smith's trip to Soviet Union; Ginsburg, Herman R. - personal; Gronouski, John A. - routine to Postmaster General; Huberman, Leonard - personal; Johnson, Pres. Lyndon B. - re Vietnam War; Kennedy, Robert F. - re bill restricting foreign travel; Lewis, Dr. John - routine including Smith's article "A Reply To Cornforth on Cauldwell" (21 p.); Madden, Judge J. Warren - personal; Murdock, Rep. Abe - routine; Morris, Carlyle - personal; Pike, Rep. Otis - re foreign travel restrictions, re Vietnam War (c.c. Robert F. Kennedy and Jocab Javits); Rabinowitz - Louis Rabinowitz Foundation re proposal for grant to study American trade union movement; Roosevelt, Pres. Franklin D. - card invitation; Shanahan, Paul R. - correspondence with Kansas Secretary of State; Smith, Marion & Diana - personal to wife and daughter re Smith's Soviet Union trip (1945); Soyer, Moses - personal; Stowe, Helen - personal; Times - correspondence to editor re dispute mediation; Wallace, Mrs. Harry (Anne) - personal; Woods, Dorothy - personal; Miscellaneous personal correspondence - no full names.
Box 11 Folder 2 1945-1950
Box 11 Folder 3 1946-1950
Under pseudonym Frederick Adams - written shortly after college graduation.
Box 11 Folder 4 1932-1941
Correspondence with American Federation of Hosiery Workers; news releases; pamphlets; "Chaos vs. Order in the Hosiery Industry" - radio address by Pres. Emil Rieve.
Box 11 Folder 5-6 1941-1971
Correspondence with Madden, Millis, Nathan Witt.
Box 11 Folder 7 1938-1946
Newspaper clippings re Pres. Cardenas; editorial "Encouragement for Cardenas"; "Red Labor Marches in Mexico" by Hartley W. Barclay; "Mexico, Our Good Red Neighbor" by Hartley W. Barclay; "America's Future - Mill and Factory"
Box 11 Folder 8-9 1943-1945
Speeches and radio addresses including "American-Soviet Friendship for Peace and Economic Stability"; "American Labor's Stake in Allied Labor Unity"; "Importance of Friendship with the Soviet Union"
Box 11 Folder 10 1943-1945
Scrapbook contents including photographs, newspaper clippings, and pamphlets.
Box 11 Folder 11 1943-1978
Correspondence with Clyde Johnson re book on subject; routine correspondence; photographs.
Box 11 Folder 12 1968
Routine correspondence, petitions, newspaper clippings re dismissal of George Perret as Museum Director.
Box 11 Folder 13 1945-1947
Correspondence re Polish trade, etc. with M.D. Deutsch, Ambassador Oscar N. Lang, "Proposal for the Organization of Trade Between Central Europe and Latin America"; report to R.B. Roger of Rogers International Corp. re Polish Assignment, re Development of polish Business.
Box 11 Folder 14 1947-1949
Calendar of events; newspaper clippings; correspondence with school's director Carmelita Hinton re teaching, re Putney School Faculty Association, re teachers' strike and negotiations, re resignation; personal correspondence re resignation; routine.
Box 11 Folder 15 1968-1975
Newspaper clippings; correspondence with Mrs. Martin Luther King, Jr. re Martin Luther King, Jr. Collection; correspondence to Harry Belafonte; pamphlets; speech by Smith re collection; routine.
Box 11 Folder 16 1949-1953
Correspondence with Senator Claude Pepper from UPW Vice President Roy Eldean re Smith's appointment to Panama Canal Zone and denial of visa; correspondence re visa application and probe; correspondence re suspension of New York Teachers; "Jim Crow Discrimination Against U.S. Employees in the Canal Zone."
Box 11 Folder 17-21
Includes reference notes re ICGTU, CISL, ERP, AFL-CIO conventions, UAW, miscellaneous.
Box 11 Folder 22-25 1933-1962