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Parry (William Tuthill) Papers, 1908-1988

Papers concerning Parry's teaching, study, and writing on analytic implications, modal and symbolic logic. Also documents Parry's directorship of the Progressive Labor School in Boston and his dismissal from the Massachusetts W.P.A. in 1940 due to his membership in the Communist Party. Collection also includes photocopies of Parry's testimony regarding communism before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1953; clippings and other material regarding his testimony and the subsequent controversy at the University of Buffalo and in the city of Buffalo. Also, paper by Robby Cohen, Professor William T. Parry, HUAC, and the University of Buffalo: A Case Study in Repression, and two oral history interviews with Parry conducted by Cohen, 1976.

NOTE: Some of these records may be restricted; additionally, this collection has not yet been processed. Permission to use unprocessed materials requires the approval of the University Archivist. Please contact University Archives for more information: (716) 645-2916 or