Register of the Alexander H. Buchman Papers 1927-1989

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Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Alexander H. Buchman Papers 1927-1989

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

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  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
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Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1998 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Alexander H. Buchman papers
Date (inclusive): 1927-2003
Collection number: 84075
Creator: Buchman, Alexander H.
Collection Size: 4 manuscript boxes, 10 envelopes, 5 motion picture film reels, 2 videotape cassettes, 14 slides, 6 phonotape cassettes. (2 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, police reports, printed matter, motion picture film, still photographs, and slides, relating to Leon Trotsky and Trotskyism, especially in China and the United States, to the Trotskyist C. Frank Glass, and to Rayna Prohme, revolutionary American journalist in China. Includes film and photographs of Leon Trotsky and members of his entourage in Coyoacan, Mexico, 1939-1940, Shanghai and other areas of China, ca. 1934-1939, including scenes of the bombing of Shanghai, 1937, and executions of leftists in China, ca. 1927-1932; and a sound recording of a telephone address to followers in the United States made by Trotsky from Mexico in 1938.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Alexander H. Buchman papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Access Points

Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
Shanghai (China)
Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
Mexico
China
Moving-pictures
Video tapes
Phonotapes
Slides (Photography)
China--Views
Communism
Fourth International


Container List

 

Film reels

Reel Reels 1-2

Motion picture footage of Leon Trotsky and members of his entourage in Coyoacan, Mexico ca. 1939-1940

Note

16 mm film, black and white, silent. Use copy reference number: 84075_f_0007971
Reel Reels 3

Street scenes in Shanghai, China, ca. 1938-1939

Reel Reel 4

Bombing of Shanghai in 1937 during the Sino-Japanese War

Reel Reel 5

Foreign warships and troops in Shanghai, China, ca. 1937-1939

84075 - 10.A-V

Photographs

Physical Description: circa 800 prints / 10 envelopes, 14 slides
Envelope A-C

circa 750 contact prints of Leon Trotsky and members of his entourage in Coyoacan, Mexico, circa 1939-1940

Envelope D

12 enlarged prints of Leon Trotsky in Coyoacan, Mexico circa 1939-1940

Envelope E

6 enlarged prints of Leon Trotsky with his wife and members of his entourage in Coyoacan, Mexico, circa 1939-1940

Envelope F

14 enlarged prints of members of the entourage of Leon Trotsky in Coyoacan, Mexico circa 1939-1940.

Envelope G

3 enlarged prints, including 2 of Diego Rivera in Coyoacan, Mexico and 1 of a painting by Rivera, circa 1939-1940

Envelope H

40 prints of executions of leftists in China circa 1927-1932

Slide Box I

14 color slides of Leon Trotsky in Mexico circa 1939-1940

Envelope I

2 copies of one print and negative depicting the core members of the provisional central committee of the Communist League of China (Trotskyist opposition) 1936

Envelope J

19 prints depicting members of the Communist League of China, 1923-1982, and atrocities in the Wuhan area, 1929-1930,

Scope and Content Note

Includes a print of Agnes Smedley with others, 1932 or 1933.
Box: 1-4

Correspondence, writings, police reports, and printed matter, relating to Leon Trotsky and Trotskyism, especially in China and the United States, to the Trotskyist C. Frank Glass, and to Rayna Prohme, revolutionary American journalist in China.