Henry Delfiner Papers, circa 1950 -- 2015


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4.8 Cubic Feet
4 record cartons

Henry Delfiner was born in 1922 in Vienna, Austria and came to the United States in 1938. After graduating from Amherst College in 1943, he served in the 88th Infantry Division of the United States Army. Delfiner received a PhD from the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1962, and later taught at Tufts University in the Experimental College as a professor of International Relations. He developed his own course, called "Understanding International News." Delfiner also taught at Boston University and the University of Wisconsin, and wrote numerous articles and reviews on the political climates of central Europe and the Soviet Union, especially as related to antisemitism. Delfiner died in 2016.

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