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Andre Schiffrin Student League for Industrial Democracy Papers

Call Number



1954-1960, inclusive


Schiffrin, André (Role: Donor)
Schiffrin, André


1.75 Linear Feet (3 boxes)

Language of Materials

English .

Historical/Biographical Note

Andre Schiffrin (1935-2013) was an American publisher, author, and socialist who helped organize and run the Student League for Industrial Democracy (the student affiliate of the League for Industrial Democracy) which eventually became the Students for a Democratic Society in 1960.

Scope and Contents

The papers pertain to Schiffrin's work with the Student League for Industrial Democracy and their relations with the LID and other socialist organizations. The collection particularly showcases SLID's actions at Yale and Schiffrin's correspondence with the LID and the International Union of Socialist Youth. The documents date from 1954 to 1961 and include correspondence, fliers, newsletters, and clippings.

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Any rights (including copyright and related rights to publicity and privacy) held by Andre Schiffrin were transferred to New York University in 2008 by Andre Schiffrin. Permission to publish or reproduce materials in this collection must be secured from the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive. Please contact

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Andre Schiffrin, 2008; additional materials were added to the collection in 2011. The accession numbers associated with this gift are 2008.009 and 2011.026.

Collection processed by

Tamiment staff

About this Guide

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on 2023-08-20 16:32:30 -0400.
Language: Description is written in: English, Latin script.


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives


Box: 1 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 2 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)
Box: 3 (Material Type: Mixed Materials)

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