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Florence Calvert Thorne Papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: GTM-790710

Scope and Contents

Papers include 23 letters from Ralph Ainsley Anderson, dated 1957 to 1958.


  • 1957 - 1979
  • Majority of material found within 1957 - 1958

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Biographical note

Florence Calvert Thorne was a journalist and writer who lived during the first half of the 20th century. In her "Reminiscences of Florence Calvert Thorne: Oral History, 1957," through Columbia University, she revealed that she was educated at the University of Chicago. The University of Chicago Alumni Directory from 1920 lists her as having received her Bachelor's degree in 1910. Thorne wrote on the American Federation of Labor and Samuel Gompers, and labor leaders prior to WWI. She also wrote on the research movement in the American Federation of Labor during the 1920s.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box )

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Custodial History note

Transferred via Father McGrath from Margaret Scattergood, July 1979.

Florence Calvert Thorne Papers
Georgetown University Library Booth Family Center for Special Collections, Washington, D.C.
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Repository Details

Part of the Georgetown University Manuscripts Repository

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