Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers

Collection Data

Description
The Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. papers document the life and work of Pulitzer Prize-winning American historian Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. (1917-2007), noted for his political activities in the Democratic Party and for his acclaimed accounts of nineteenth and twentieth century history. The collection consists of extensive correspondence, journals, writings, research material, office files and personal records. The papers provide insight into Schlesinger's philosophical, political, and historical thinking, while offering a glimpse of his daily activities. They represent Schlesinger's vocation as a popular and academic historian, as well as his life as a political activist and advisor.
Names
Schlesinger, Arthur M. (Arthur Meier), 1917-2007 (Creator)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1922 - 2007
Library locations
Manuscripts and Archives Division
Shelf locator: MssCol 17775
Genres
appointment books
Correspondence
Physical Description
Extent: 241.35 linear feet (570 boxes)
Type of Resource
Text
Identifiers
MSS Unit ID: 17775
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b16850903
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c3bca4f0-c627-012f-909e-58d385a7bc34
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