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Robert Wohlforth Papers

Call Number



1927-1978, inclusive
; 1934-1945, bulk


Wohlforth, Robert, 1904-1997
Wohlforth, Tim (Role: Donor)


1 Linear Feet (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

English .

Historical/Biographical Note

Robert Wohlforth (1904-1997) was a business analyst, journalist, government investigator and husband of the notable journalist Mildred Gilman Wohlforth.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains Robert Wohlforth's papers regarding investigations he helped conduct into the munitions industry (for Senator Gerald Nye in 1934-1936) and into civil liberties related to labor organizing (for Senator Robert La Follette in 1936-1940). Also included are papers regarding the loyalty investigation and eventual dismissal of Wohlforth from the Anti-Trust Division of the Department of Justice in 1954.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (and related rights to publicity and privacy) to materials in this collection created by Robert Wohlforth was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Robert Wohlforth Papers; TAM 207; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Tim Wohlforth in 1998. The accession number associated with this gift is 1998.015.

Collection processed by

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives


Box: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
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2nd Floor
New York, NY 10012