Frank Campenni Papers, 1932-1977

Summary Information

Title: Frank Campenni Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1932-1977

  • Campenni, Frank, 1930-2000
Call Number: UWM Manuscript Collection 213

Quantity: 3.4 cubic ft. (9 boxes, including 4 audio cassettes)
Archival Location:
UW-Milwaukee Libraries, Archives / Milwaukee Area Research Ctr. (Map)

The collection consists of materials of a University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee (UWM) English professor's research on Howard Fast, a prolific communist author. The significant areas of the collection focus on Howard Fast's political involvement with the Communist Party (1943-1956) and the anti-fascist movement (1945-1950). The collection contains photocopies of correspondence, copies of literary manuscripts (typescripts), newspaper clippings, oral history interviews, poems, political flyers and pamphlets, and a subpoena to appear before the United States Senate. Included is correspondence with Bette Fast, Steve Nelson, Albert Maltz, Morton Sobell, and various literary publishers.

Language: English

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