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Communism

Introduction to the Collection

The collections contain extensive resources on communist states and communist parties, as well as materials compiled by anticommunist organizations and individuals. Among the most significant are microfilm copies of Soviet Communist Party records and a number of collections relating to Trotskyist organizations in the United States and other countries.

Featured Collections

ARCHIVES OF THE SOVIET COMMUNIST PARTY AND SOVIET STATE MICROFILM - Copies of documents from three major Russian archives

ELIZABETH CHURCHILL BROWN PAPERS - US journalist

ALEXANDER DALLIN PAPERS - US historian and political scientist

RODOLFO ECHEVERRÍA MARTÍNEZ COLLECTION - Materials relating to Partido Comunista Mexicano

SIDNEY HOOK PAPERS - US philosopher and author; founder, Congress for Cultural Freedom

JAY LOVESTONE PAPERS - General secretary, Communist Party USA, 1927–29, and Communist Party  (Opposition), 1929–40

HERBERT ROMERSTEIN COLLECTION - US government employee and anticommunist author

SOCIALIST WORKERS PARTY RECORDS - US socialist political party

GEORGE E. SOKOLSKY PAPERS - US journalist; director, American Jewish League against Communism, 1948–62

BORIS I. NICOLAEVSKY COLLECTION - Russian Menshevik; archivist and historian

BERTRAM DAVID WOLFE PAPERS - US representative to Communist International, 1928–29; historian and author of works on communism

RFE/RL BROADCAST RECORDS - US radio broadcasting organization targeting the Soviet Bloc

 

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COMMUNISM ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS

COMMUNISM LIBRARY MATERIALS