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Sergius Ingerman Photographs

Call Number



1880-1940, inclusive


Ingerman, Sergius, 1868-1943


0.25 Linear Feet in 1 manuscript box.

Language of Materials

English .


The collection consists of photoprints, including a tin type, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, studio portraits and snapshots from the Sergius Ingerman Papers. Dr. Ingerman, born in Russia, emigrated to the United States in 1891, was active in the socialist movement, and was a founder and board member of the Rand School.

Historical/Biographical Note

After taking medical training in Switzerland and expulsion from Russia for radical activities, Sergius Ingerman (1868-1943) came with his wife Anna (also a physician) to New York City in 1891. Both worked for the Socialist movement throughout their lives. Sergius Ingerman affiliated with the Russian Social Democratic Party and the Social Democratic Federation. Dr. Ingerman was one of the founders of the Rand School of Social Science in 1906 and later served on its board of directors.


The files are grouped into 1 series:

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Scope and Content Note

The collection of photographs includes a tinytype, cabinet cards, cartes-de-visite, studio portraits and snapshots. Six of the images are portraits of Dr. Ingerman. The bulk of the collection is made up of portraits of individuals from the Socialist movement with whom Ingerman was associated, and group portraits including a gathering of former members of the Russian Social Democratic Party. Notable individuals featured include: Paul Axelrod, Karl Kautsky, Algernon Lee and Bertha Mailly (both of the Rand School), and Bladumip Medem.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Materials in this collection, which were created in 1880-1940, are in the public domain. Permission to publish or reproduce is not required.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Sergius Ingerman Photographs; Photos 002; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Tamiment Library received a gift of Sergius Ingerman's photographs and papers in 1974. Photographs were separated from Ingerman's papers and established as a separate collection, Sergius Ingerman Photographs PHOTOS 002. The accession number associated with this collection is 1974.002.

Custodial History

Materials were separated from the Sergius Ingerman Papers (TAM 004).

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Archives

The Sergius Ingerman Papers (TAM 004)

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Labor and Radicalism Photograph Collection (PHOTOS 001)

Collection processed by

Mary Allison Farley

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Language: Description is in English.

Edition of this Guide

This version was derived from NP2 Guide Sergius Ingerman.doc


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
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