S.H.M. Clinton Collection of Sacco-Vanzetti Material, 1920-1977
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Brief Description: The S.H.M. Clinton Collection of Sacco-Vanzetti Material documents the case of Nicola Sacco and Bartolomeo Vanzetti, two Italian anarchists, who were charged with robbing and murdering Frederick Parmenter and Alessandro Berardelli at the Statler-Morrill Shoe Company factory in Braintree, Massachusetts on April 15, 1920. Sacco and Vanzetti were executed in Charlestown State Prison on August 23, 1927. Also included are small collections of papers of Mary Donovan Hapgood and Catherine Huntington. Of interest is the correspondence between S.H.M. Clinton and John Beffel and Clinton and Mary Donovan Hapgood as well as the correspondence between Mary Donovan Hapgood and Vincenzina Vanzetti. The collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, pamphlets, periodicals, photographs, and sound recordings.
Held at:
Boston Public Library Archival and Manuscript Finding Aid Database
700 Boylston Street
Boston, MA 02116
Created by: S.M.H. Clinton
Volume: 5.0 Linear Feet
Acquired: 00/00/1982.

Collection is arranged into 7 series:

1. Correspondence

2. Printed Material

3.  Notes

4. Photographs

5. Audio/Visual Material

6. Mary Donovan Hapgood and Catherine Huntington Papers

7. Memorabilia

Access Restrictions: Collection is open for research.
Subject Index
Anarchists -- US -- 20th Century
Sacco, Nicola, 1891-1927 -- Trials, Litigation, Etc.
Sacco-Vanzetti Trial, Dedham, Massachusetts
Trials (Massachusetts) Murder
Trials (Murder) Massachusetts
Vanzetti, Bartolomeo, 1888-1927 -- Trials, Litigation, Etc.
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: Items in this collection may be subject to copyright restrictions. The Boston Public Library does not hold copyright on the material in this collection. Researchers are responsible for identifying and contacting the persons or organizations that hold copyright.
Technical Access Notes: Researchers must supply their own ear phones to listen to the audio cassettes. Researchers are unable to listen to the othe tapes in the collection.
Acquisition Notes: S.M.H. Clinton  Donation
Related Materials: Aldino Felicani Sacco-Vanzetti Defense Committee Collection, 1915-1977 For more information please see http://archon.bpl.org/?p=collections/controlcard&id=2.
PreferredCitation: S.M.H. clinton Collection of Sacco-Vanzetti Material. Boston Public Library