Goldman, Emma (1869-1940)
Scope:
The Emma Goldman collection consists of manuscripts, correspondence, printed material, and other items.

Manuscripts by Goldman in the collection consist of notes in Goldman's hand regarding a speech or article on rebellion and anarchism. Other manuscripts include "In the Dreary Distance," by Leonid Andrejev (translated from Russian to English), a typed carbon copy with corrections (possibly by Goldman); and "Sterilizing Criminals and Others," a typed carbon copy by an unknown author.

Correspondence in the collection includes letters from Goldman to various individuals, as well as letters to Goldman from others.

Letters from Goldman include five form letters (addressed to "Dear Friend") dated 1911-1913; a typed carbon copy of a letter to the editors of Colliers (Sep. 23, 1911); and two typed letters to the editor of Bulletin (July 29 and August 1, 1913).

Correspondence from others to Goldman includes letters from Alexander Berkman, Alec Hunt (Secretary of the Australian Dept. of External Affairs); Dr. Ben L. Reitman; and Almeda Sperry, whose letters include a photograph and two poems (typed drafts). These letters and other items date from 1911 to 1914. Also present is a letter from A. E. Emanuel to a police department concerning the anarchist E. F. Mylues.

Printed material in the collection consists of fifty-six fliers advertising Goldman's public appearances; thirty-five newspaper clippings about theatre anarchism, including a few about Goldman; twenty-two magazine clippings; and a pamphlet by J. Blair Smith titled "Direct Action v. Legislation."

Other items in the collection include four photographs, one signed "faithfully yours, John Hawkes (at 61)"; an envelope containing tongue depressors; and miscellaneous memorabilia.
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Notable Figures
1. Goldman, Emma, 1869-1940
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