Henry George papers, ca. 1840-1950.

Collection Data

George, Henry (1839-1897) (Author)
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
George, Henry, 1839-1897
Content: Collection contains George's correspondence, 1854-1897; diaries, 1855-1896; manuscripts of his writings; photographs; and family papers documenting nearly every phase of his life and career.
Ownership: DeMille, Anna George Gift
Content: Part of Anna George DeMille's original donation of Henry George material, including scrapbooks of clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, and books can be found in the Economic and Public Affairs Division of the New York Public Library.
Ownership: MSS 89M39
Content: Henry George (1839-1897), political economist and social reformer, was best known for his book Progress and Poverty,in which he advocated economic equality through a single tax on land value. He ran unsuccessfully for mayor of New York City on a labor ticket in 1884 and died during his second mayoral campaign in 1897.
Physical Description
Extent: Originals: 8.5 linear feet (22 boxes, 15 v., l oversizefolder). Copies: 15 microfilm reels.
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11822933
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): fc7cda90-c61e-012f-b1e1-58d385a7bc34
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