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Finding Aid to the Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records, 1928-1995 (bulk 1937-1988)
BANC MSS 71/105 z  
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Description
The Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade, Bay Area Post records including correspondence, administrative files, posters, postcards, artifacts, clippings, articles, scrapbooks, artifacts, biographical material, broadsides and organizational information.
Background
The Veterans of the Abraham Lincoln Brigade (VALB) is the collective organization that represents men and women from the United States who volunteered to fight in the Spanish Civil War from 1936-1938. Made up of individuals from a number of battalions (including the Abraham Lincoln, George Washington and the MacKenzie-Papineau), the organization also has members that served in the medical corps (American Medical Bureau to Save Spanish Democracy), transport group (Regiment de Tren) and artillery units such as the John Brown Artillery Corps.
Extent
9 cartons, 3 oversize boxes, 47 oversize folders (17 linear feet)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, 94720-6000. Consent is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. See: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/reference/permissions.html.
Availability
Collection is open for research.