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Lee Lorch fonds
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Lee Lorch fonds

  • F0524
  • Fonds
  • 1935-2007, 1950-1995 predominant

Fonds consists of Professor Lorch's professorial and personal papers as a mathematician, academic, civil rights activist and humanitarian. Records document his life in all these spheres and include the following: correspondence from family, friends, academic colleagues and fellow activists; records of his legal battles at various colleges and universities in the defence of civil rights and academic freedom including challenges from the House Committee on Un-American Activities; records that document his and his wife's activism in landmark American events such as the integration of schools in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1954, and the fight for equal rights for blacks in housing in US cities; professorial records and his work as a respected mathematician and scholar; and related books, journals and pamphlets accumulated by him during his decades of work in these areas. Records have been arranged by the archivist into the following series.

Lorch, Lee

General correspondence

Series consists of correspondence written and received by Lee Lorch in his capacity as a mathematician, scholar, social activist, father and spouse. Also includes some correspondence received by his wife, Grace Lorch.

Du Bois, W.E.B.

File consists of correspondence between the Lorches and W.E.B. DuBois and his wife Shirley Graham.

Du Bois, W.E.B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963

Einstein, Albert [sic]

File consists of a reprographic copy of a letter of support written by Albert Einstein.

Einstein, Albert, 1879-1955.

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