Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Cold War Research Guide

Tamiment's Cold War Archival Collections.

Hours & Location

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630

Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

The Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives form a unique center for scholarly research on labor history and the history of socialist, anarchist, communist and other radical political movements.

To search other Cold War Collections in the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, visit the search portal for Tamiment collections.​

For further information and tips on how to perform searches, please consult the Tamiment Research Guide.

Special Collections Research Account

All researchers wishing to use archival collections and researchers unaffiliated with NYU wishing to use the Tamiment Library & Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives must register to use the collections, which entails registering a Special Collections Research Account (SCRA) and showing a valid photo ID when they arrive at Tamiment. 

For more information consult the SCRA FAQ.

Upcoming Events

All events at the Tamiment are free and open to the public.

Center for the United States and the Cold War

Tamiment's Cold War collections focus on the ways in which the ideological and geopolitical conflict with the Soviet Union affected American politics, culture, and society from 1945 to 1991. 

Highlighted Cold War Collections