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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.‚Äč

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.

Cold War Collections Specialists

Shannon O'Neill is the Curator for Tamiment-Wagner Collections. Prior to joining NYU she served as the History Librarian and Director of Archives and Special Collections at Barnard College and an archivist at the Los Angeles Public Library and Atlantic City Free Public Library. She holds BA from NYU and an MLIS from UCL.

Michael Koncewicz is the Cold War Collections Specialist at the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives at New York University. He previously worked for the National Archives at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum where he contributed to the museum's Watergate Gallery. He has a PhD in History from the University of California Irvine and has taught at New York University, New York City College of Technology, and St. Francis College in Brooklyn. His book They Said ‘No’ to Nixon: Republicans Who Stood Up to the President’s Abuses of Power was published by University of California Press in 2018.