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Register of the C. Frank Glass papers
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Box: 1

Correspondence 1921-1987

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically. Third-party letters are entered under name of writer.
Box/Folder: 1 : 1

Chang, Ke, 1987

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

De Wet, Madge (sister of Frank Glass), 1954-1987

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

Glass, Grace Simons (wife of Frank Glass), 1942

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

Grunfeld, A. Tom, 1984-1986

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

International Secretariat for the Fourth International, 1934-1936

Scope and Content Note

Compilation of transcriptions of letters and excerpts from letters by Glass and others
Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Isaacs, Harold R., 1985

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Library of Social History, undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

Powell, John B., 1944

Box/Folder: 1

Prohme, Rayna

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Rayna Prohme to her sister Grace Simons and to her first and second husbands, Samson Raphaelson and William Prohme.
Box/Folder: 1 : 9

1921-1925 and undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

1927 (en route to and in Moscow)

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

Prohme, William (second husband of Rayna Prohme), 1927-1935 and undated

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Prohme to Grace Simons and her first husband Wilbur Burton, and to Helen Freeland and Vincent Sheean
Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Shanghai Times, 1936

Box/Folder: 1 : 13

Sheean, Vincent, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Sheean in Moscow to Helen Freeland and Samson Raphaelson re the death of Rayna Prohme
Box/Folder: 1 : 14

Sinclair, Louis, 1985-1987

Box/Folder: 1 : 15

Strong, Anna Louise, 1927

Scope and Content Note

Letters from Strong in Moscow to Samson Raphaelson and to the mother of Rayna Prohme re her death
Box/Folder: 1 : 16

Tass News Agency, 1932

Box/Folder: 1 : 17

United States. War Department, 1944

Box/Folder: 1 : 18

Wang, Fanxi, 1985-1987

Box: 1

Speeches and writings 1932-1962

Scope and Content Note

Speeches and writings by C. Frank Glass, arranged chronologically
Box/Folder: 1 : 19

"What I Saw in the Shanghai War," Johannesburg Sunday Times, 1932 May 22

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym A South African. Printed copy.
Box/Folder: 1 : 20

"The War Lords Go 'Left,'" New Masses, 1934 January 16

Scope and Content Note

Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 21

"The End of the Chinese Soviets," New International, 1938 January

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 22

"After the Fall of Wuhan," New International, 1939 January

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 23

"Lessons and Perspectives of the Sino-Japanese War," Fourth International, 1941 February

Scope and Content Note

Written under the psuedonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 24

"Chen Tu-hsiu: Chinese Revolutionist," Fourth International, 1942 August

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 25

"Japan Faces the Abyss," Fourth International, 1944 February-April

Scope and Content Note

Three-part series written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 26

"Leon Trotsky, Revolutionary Teacher of the Colonial Peoples," Fourth International, 1944 August

Box/Folder: 1 : 27

"Imperialist Program for the Orient," Fourth International, 1945 June

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 28

"War Guilt in the Pacific: A Political Analysis of the Pearl Harbor Reports," Fourth International, 1945 October

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 29

"China After World War II," Fourth International, 1946 July

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 30

Vigilante Terror in Fontana: The Tragic Story of O'Day H. Short and His Family, 1946

Scope and Content Note

Pamphlet re black victims of racial attack in Fontana, California, published under the authorship of Myra Tanner Weiss, but ghostwritten for her by Glass. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 31

"The Kuomintang Faces Its Doom: Civil War in China," Fourth International, 1949 February

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 32

"China: A World Power," Fourth International, 1951 January-February

Scope and Content Note

Written under the pseudonym Li Fu-ren. Printed copy
Box/Folder: 1 : 33

Our China Policy: An Open Letter to All the Members of the Socialist Workers Party, 1962 October 14

Scope and Content Note

Written under the psudonym John Liang. Typescript
Box/Folder: 1 : 34

Sykee, the Wonk, undated

Scope and Content Note

Typescript
Box: 2

Subject File 1913-1985

Arrangement

Arranged alphabetically by topic
Box/Folder: 2

China

Box/Folder: 2 : 1

Shanghai French Concession police reports (photocopies) on Glass, Grace Simons Burton (later Glass), Alexander Buchman and others, 1935-1938

Scope and Content Note

Includes English translations
Box/Folder: 2 : 2

Shanghai Municipal Police Special Branch reports (photocopies) on Glass, Wilbur Burton, Harold Isaacs, William and Rayna Prohme, Richard Sorge and others, 1926-1933

Box/Folder: 2 : 3

United States Department of State reports (photocopies) on Glass, Wilbur Burton and others, 1933-1937

Box/Folder: 2 : 4

Clippings, 1927-1932

Box/Folder: 2 : 5

Miscellany. Calling cards, letter of recommendation, notes, and Chinese document, 1926-1936

Box/Folder: 2 : 6

Prohme, Rayna. Transcript of death certificate, "Rayna Simons Prohme: A Report on the Last Months of Her Life" by William Prohme (typescript), "Rayna: Letters from the Chinese Revolution" by Arthur J. Knodel (typescript), and clippings and other printed matter, 1913-1982

Box/Folder: 2 : 7

Raphaelson, Samson (first husband of Rayna Prohme). Printed memoir by Raphaelson, 1981

Box/Folder: 2 : 8

South Africa. Will of Gertrude Emily Glass (mother of Frank Glass), letters of recommendation, certificates and receipts, catalog of bookstore operated by Glass in Johannesburg, and printed matter, 1920-1930

Box/Folder: 2 : 9

United States. Immigration visa documents, union membership cards, clippings re Simons family, and death certificate of Grace Simons Glass, 1929-1985

Box/Folder: 2 : 10

Miscellany

Box: 3 : 10

Audiovisual File circa 1900s-1940s

Scope and Content Note

Photographs and postcards
Box/Folder: 3 : 1

Photographs of individuals. Those depicted include Glass, Grace Simons Glass, Rayna Prohme, Tillman Durdin, Randall Gould and Harold Isaacs

Box/Folder: 3 : 2

Photographs of Simons family members

Box/Folder: 3 : 3

Photographs of Wilbur Burton (first husband of Grace Simons)

Box/Folder: 3 : 4

Postcards of scenes in South Africa

Box/Folder: 3 : 5

Photographs of scenes in China

Box/Folder: 3 : 6

Negatives

Box/Folder: 3 : 7

Photocopies of printed reproductions of photographs. Those depicted include Glass, Grace Simons Glass, Rayna Prohme, Wilbur Burton and John Reed

Box/Folder: 3 : 8

Glass plate of scene in China