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Harold Leventhal proletarian archive, 1885-1978

 Collection
Identifier: 2006-003

Scope and Contents

This archive, and its accompanying library, were acquired by Guy Logsdon, then Library Director, in 1977. It is ascribed to Harold Leventhal, who was a folk music manager, handling such musicians as the Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Peter, Paul and Mary and Joan Baez. This archive includes an selection of correspondence of the noted activist Ammon Hennacy as well as biographical materials.

Dates

  • 1885 - 1978
  • Majority of material found within 1902 - 1975

Creator

Access

This material is open for research use by any registered reader.

Use and Copyright

This material is owned by the University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections. Unpublished manuscripts are under copyright. Therefore, permission to publish, quote, or reproduce must be secured from both the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

Harold Leventhal was a folk music manager handling such musicians as the Weavers, Woody Guthrie, Peter, Paul and Mary and Joan Baez.

Extent

3 Linear Feet (2 document boxes, 1 oversize box)

Language of Materials

English

Yiddish

Russian

German

Spanish; Castilian

Physical Location

Collection shelved on 3rd floor and 5th floor oversize shelves.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift
Title
Harold Leventhal proletarian archive, 1885-1978
Status
Completed
Author
Matthew Stenberg; Amanda Vestal; Milissa Burkart
Date
2006 September, rev. 2017 December 4; rev 2020 Feb
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Revision Statements

  • 2020-03-05: 2006.003.1: Leventhal proletariate archive: Eliminated series divisions and filed all items alphabetically by subject or title; remove some items that were originally from other collections (not Leventhal).

Repository Details

Part of the The University of Tulsa, McFarlin Library, Department of Special Collections & University Archives Repository

Contact:
McFarlin Library
University of Tulsa
2933 E. 6th St
Tulsa 74104-3123 US US
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