Henry and Dorothy Kraus papers, [ca. 1930-1990]

Kraus, Henry, b. 1905 d. 1995
Educator, Historian
Active in Paris, France; Cleveland, Ohio

Kraus, Dorothy
Author
Active in Paris,France; Cleveland,Ohio

Collection size: ca. 6.0 linear ft.

Collection Summary: Manuscripts, publications, notes and notebooks, photocopies of articles, outlines, contact sheets, negatives, photographs, newspaper clippings, catalogs, magazines, and miscellany relating to Kraus' work as a labor activist and, with his wife Dorothy, historian of medieval art and architecture.

Biographical/Historical Note: Historian, educator, labor organizer; Cleveland, Ohio and Paris, France. Among his books are: The Many and the Few: A Chronicle of the Dynamic Auto Workers; Gold Was the Mortar: the Economics of Cathedral Building; and with co-author Dorothy Kraus, The Gothic Choirstalls of Spain.

Donated 1996 by Dorothy Kraus.

How to Use this Collection

  • Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
  • For more information on using the Archives’ resources, see the FAQ or Ask Us.