Arthur Ocean Waskow Papers, 1943-1977 (bulk 1961-1977)

Summary Information

Title: Arthur Ocean Waskow Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1943-1977 (bulk 1961-1977)

  • Waskow, Arthur Ocean, 1933-
Call Number: Mss 5; PH 6607

Quantity: 21.8 c.f. (21 record center cartons, 2 archives boxes, and 1 oversize folder), 15 photographs, 2 pieces of ephemera in 1 folder, and 1 negative

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, 1943-1977 (mainly 1961-1977), of Arthur Waskow, a historian, writer, activist, and rabbi, primarily documenting his activities as a research fellow for the Peace Research Institute (PRI), 1961-1963, and the Institute for Policy Studies (IPS), 1963-1977; as a leader in left-wing Jewish organizations; and as a writer on subjects relating to peace, the war in Vietnam, and Judaism. In addition, there are detailed notes from the records of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) about the race riots of 1919, the subject of Waskow's doctoral research.

Language: English

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