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Finding Aid for the Hyman Weintraub and William Goldberg Collection of Socialist Party Material, ca. 1924-1946
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hyman Weintraub and William Goldberg Collection of Socialist Party Material,
    Date (inclusive): ca. 1924-1946
    Collection number: 831
    Creator: Weintraub, Hyman
    Extent: 26 boxes (13 linear ft.)
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Scope and Content

    Collection consists of material concerning the Socialist Party in the U.S. and California, mainly during the 1930s and 40s, collected by Hyman Weintraub and William Goldberg in the course of their activities as local and national party officials. Includes local and national party publications, many of the Young People's Socialist League (YPSL), proceedings of conventions, minutes of committee meetings, press releases, membership records and dues books, financial reports and bulletins, chiefly in mimeographed form, and correspondence between Weintraub and Goldberg. Documents the struggle between the Party's radical and more conservative elements for control of the YPSL, and the heated internal debate over the Party's stand on World War II.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.


    Weintraub, Hyman--Archives.
    Goldberg, William--Archives.
    Socialist Party (U.S.).
    Young People's Socialist League.
    Socialists--United States--Archival resources.