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Daniel Nilva Papers

Call Number



circa 1920s-1950s, inclusive


Nilva, Daniel
Nilva, Sheila Cole (Role: Donor)


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English .

Historical/Biographical Note

Daniel Nilva was a freelance photographer involved in the Film and Photo League in the 1920s. Nilva also worked as a staff photographer for the International Ladies' Garment Workers Union for many years and saw himself as an historian of the role of the Communist Party in the labor movement.

Scope and Contents

This small collection contains various newsletters, publications, and mailings by the Communist Party, the Socialist Party, the Young Communist League and Communist Party opposition groups on the Left. There is also a small amount of biographical material on Nilva.

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 Daniel Nilva or Sheila Cole Nilva was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Sheila Cole Nilva in 1993. The accession number associated with this gift is 1994.028.

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

Daniel Nilva Photographs (Photographs 067)

About this Guide

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2023-08-20 16:27:23 -0400.
Language: Description is written in: English, Latin script.


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives


Box: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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