University LibrariesDigital CollectionsHomeCatalogResearch PortAsk us!Archives UM HomeSpecial CollectionsSearchAbout Archives UMHelpHow Do I...?Site Index A-ZSearch

Albert Herling papers


Albert Herling papers
Herling, Albert
Collection number:
1.00 linear foot
Bulk dates:
Inclusive dates:
Collection Area:
State of Maryland and Historical Collections
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Albert Herling (1915-1997) was, among other things, a labor journalist, minister, and community activist. His career in the labor field included positions such as Public Relations Director of the Hatters' Union in New York City, Director of Research for the Commission of Inquiry into Forced Labor, and Director of Public Relations and Managing Editor for the Bakery, Confectionery & Tobacco Workers International Union (1955-1979). He was also politically active, working for Democratic Socialist Presidential candidate Norman Thomas and managing Adlai Stevenson's District of Columbia 1956 campaign. The collection consists of assorted labor union and political buttons and ribbons.

Important Information for Users of the Collection


This collection is unprocessed and may require pre-screening before viewing. Please contact the Archives and Manuscripts Department for more information.

Preferred citation:

Albert Herling papers, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.

Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
Publication rights:

Photocopies of original materials may be provided for a fee and at the discretion of the curator. Please see our Duplication of Materials policy for more information. Queries regarding publication rights and copyright status of materials within this collection should be directed to the appropriate curator.


This collection is currently UNPROCESSED. This abstract may represent one of many unprocessed accessions in this collection. Please contact the Curator of State of Maryland and Historical Collections for more information.