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Guide to the League of American Writers archives, [ca. 1935-1942]
BANC MSS 72/242 z  
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Description
Administrative, correspondence, congresses, affiliated group and publication materials concerning the activities and interests of the League.
Background
The League of American Writers was established in April, 1935, at the First American Writers' Congress, to be "a voluntary association of writers dedicated to the preservation and extension of a truly democratic culture." Waldo Frank was elected to be the first national chairman.
Extent
Number of containers: 6 boxes, 5 oversize folders
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.