Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of War and Peace Movements Serials
Language of Materials
The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of War and Peace Movements Serials contains over 500 titles on war, peace movements, disarmament, and related topics in the 20th century published in the United States, Asia, Europe, South America, Cuba, and Canada. The collection dates between 1914 and 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s through 1980s.
Serials in this collection are arranged alphabetically by title.
Scope and Contents
The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of War and Peace Movements Serials contains over 500 titles on war, peace movements, disarmament, and related topics in the 20th century published in the United States (US), Asia, Europe, South America, Cuba, and Canada. The collection dates between 1914 and 2009, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s through 1980s. Topics related to war include the Vietnam War, World War I, World War II, the Cold War, the Spanish Civil War, conflicts in the Middle East and South and Central America throughout the 20th century, and the threat of nuclear war. Topics related to peace movements include protest movements, especially of the Vietnam War; nuclear disarmament; and conscientious objection. A number of titles are related to organizations comprised of students, women, veterans, or religious groups focused on a particular peace or protest movement, including the American Friends Service Committee.
Conditions Governing Access
Open to users without restriction.
Conditions Governing Use
Because of the assembled nature of this collection, copyright status varies across the collection. Copyright is assumed to be held by the original creator of individual items in the collection; these items are expected to pass into the public domain 120 years after their creation. Repository is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from this collection.
Identification of item, date; Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives Collection of War and Peace Movements Serials; TAM 757; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.
Location of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This collection combines serials relating to war and peace movements drawn from two discrete groups of material held by the Tamiment Library. The first was a partially inventoried backlog of serials, received by the library through donations, subscriptions, and in archival collections. The second group consisted of around 1,700 serials, newspapers, and magazines, organized by title as an artificial collection, referred to as Periodicals.001 or Boxed Newspapers. This material was combined, inventoried, and arranged and described in subject-based categories in 2017. The accession number related to this collection is 2017.049.
Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements
Due to the fragile nature of certain original materials, researchers may be required to consult microfilm copies, preservation photocopies, or digital images of material in this collection.
About this Guide
The material in this collection was assembled from various backlogs of uncataloged material held by the Tamiment Library. This material was inventoried, separated according to its subject matter, and arranged in a series of subject-based artificial collections. Accumulations of material relating to war and peace movements were identified and brought together physically. Materials were housed in archival folders and boxes according to size. The inventory is arranged alphabetically by title of publication, with publishing organization and place of publication listed when known.