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Collection on the American Committee of Minneapolis

 Collection
Identifier: M/A 0157

Description of Contents

One box of material from primarily 1919. Collection consists of several articles, various pamphlets, a description of the organization, and a sample membership application. Some authors of the papers and pamphlets are F. G. R. Gordon, Peter W. Collins, Rev. Marion D. Shutter, Josiah Fenton, and Ernest Brier.

Dates

  • 1919

Creator

Access Restrictions

The collection is available for use in Special Collections during the department's open hours.

History

Organized in 1919. The purpose of the committee was to fight against socialism through every channel possible. It was composed of citizens from all walks of life. James H. Ellison was chairman. The educational campaign included public speakers and circulation of literature. This campaign hoped to maintain and encourage better citizenship by furthering a better understanding of the government and the capitalist system. The group provided speakers and published and distributed many pamphlets.

Extent

0.42 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials

English

Title
Collection on the American Committee of Minneapolis
Status
Completed
Author
Marla Siegler
Date
September 2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Hennepin County Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Minneapolis Central Library
300 Nicollet Mall
Minneapolis MN 55401 U.S.A.
612-543-8200