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Peter Kellman Labor Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SpC MS 0271

Scope and Contents

Materials were collected and compiled by Peter Kellman with regard, primarily, to the strike at the International Paper Mill in Jay, Maine. Other materials include the Simplex Lockout, the Madison Project, and the Millinocket Project. Materials include correspondence, clippings, manuscripts of articles and a book on the strike, newsletters, reports, audiotapes, T-shirts, and interviews.

Dates

  • 1984-1996

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice required for retrieval.

Use Restrictions

Information on literary rights available in the repository.

Biographical Note

Peter Kellman (born 1946 in Brooklyn, New York) is a lifelong trade union activist who participated in the Civil rights and Anti-war movements of the 1960s, the anti-nuclear/safe-energy, environmental movements of the 1970/80s and is currently part of the New Agriculture Movement of the twenty-first century. He has lived most of his life in Maine. Peter Kellman worked for the AFL-CIO on behalf of the strikers involved in the labor action at Jay, Maine.

Extent

21 linear feet (18 boxes)

Language of Materials

English

Overview

Materials were collected and compiled by Peter Kellman with regard, primarily, to the strike at the International Paper Mill in Jay, Maine. Other materials include the Simplex Lockout, the Madison Project, and the Millinocket Project.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Peter Kellman through the efforts of Prof. Charles Scontras, December 1996. Accruals expected.

Title
Guide to the Peter Kellman Labor Papers
Status
Box And Folder List Available
Date
2011
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English.

Repository Details

Part of the Raymond H. Fogler Library Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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