From the Archives: Tamiment Library

Tamiment Library Appoints New Director Timothy V. Johnson

Timothy V. Johnson, head of Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives | HowardZinn.org

Timothy V. Johnson, head of Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives | HowardZinn.orgIn September 2015, Timothy V. Johnson began his new role as head of the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University where the Howard Zinn Papers are archived.

Tamiment Library describes its collections as follows,

The Tamiment’s archival collections, manuscripts, oral histories, photographs, films, videotapes, books, serials, and pamphlets document the history of labor, socialism, communism, anarchism, utopian experiments, the New Left, and the post-New Left as well as the social and cultural contexts in which these movements functioned.…

Zinn Papers Dedicated at NYU Symposium

Flyer: NYU Zinn Symposium | April 2014 On April 24, 2014, a daylong symposium was held at New York University (NYU) to celebrate the donation of Zinn’s personal papers to NYU’s Tamiment Library by his children, Myla Kabat-Zinn and Jeff Zinn. Included in the donation are Zinn’s personal correspondences, school and military records, FBI files, datebooks, biographical articles, and interviews. Panels held throughout the day highlighted different aspects of Zinn’s life and work, and included the following participants…
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