Register of the Geoffrey White Papers, 1939-1965

Prepared by Michael Jakobson
Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford University
Stanford, California 94305-6010
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© 2000
Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Register of the Geoffrey White Papers, 1939-1965

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California

Contact Information

  • Hoover Institution Archives
  • Stanford University
  • Stanford, California 94305-6010
  • Phone: (650) 723-3563
  • Fax: (650) 725-3445
  • Email: archives@hoover.stanford.edu
Prepared by:
Michael Jakobson
Date Completed:
February 1982
© 2000 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Geoffrey White Papers,
Date (inclusive): 1939-1965
Collection number: 78106
Creator: White, Geoffrey
Collection Size: 16 manuscript boxes, 1 box of slides 6.9 linear feet)
Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
Stanford, California 94305-6010
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, reports, resolutions, minutes, discussion bulletins, and printed matter, relating to American Trotskyist politics, the Socialist Workers Party, and the formation of the Spartacist League. Includes a few items relating to the Communist Party of the United States and the Independent Socialist League.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open for research.
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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Geoffrey White Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1978.

Accruals

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Biographical Note

1939 Joined the Communist Party of the United States
1957 Resigned from the Communist Party and subsequently joined the Socialist Workers' Party
1963 Supported James Robertson who split the Socialist Workers' Party and established a new Marxist group, Spartacist

Access Points

Communist Party of the United States of America.
Fourth International.
Independent Socialist League.
Socialist Workers Party.
Spartacist League of the U.S.
Communism.
Communism--United States.
Socialism--United States.
United States--Politics and government.


Series Description

Box Box 1.

CORRESPONDENCE, 1961-1963.

Scope and Content Note

Arranged alphabetically by name of correspondent.
Box Boxes 1-4

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Analysis, announcements, bibliography, bulletins, chronology, clippings, declarations, drafts of resolutions, leaflets, letters, maps, memoranda, minutes, notes, ordinances, outline of a speech, petitions, proposed agenda of a meeting, reports, resolutions, statements, statistics, statutes, summary of a discussion, theses, typed copies of magazine articles. Arranged alphabetically by subject.
Box Boxes 4-10

ISSUANCES BY LEFT WING ORGANIZATIONS, 1939-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Mimeographed discussion and internal bulletins, printed matter. Arranged alphabetically by issuing agency.
cassette Cassette drawer

AUDIO-VISUAL.

Scope and Content Note

Slides, Arranged by subject.

Container List

 

CORRESPONDENCE, 1961-1963

Box 1., Folder 1

Unidentified, 1961-1963 (9)

Folder 2

Coover, Oscar, 1961-1963 (7)

Folder 3

Curtis, Carol, 1962-1963 (8)

Folder 4

Dobbs, Farrel, 1962-1963 (3)

Folder 5

Fox, Art, 1962 (2)

Folder 6

Freeman, Danny, 1962 (1)

Folder 7

Harper, Lynne, 1962-1963 (8)

Folder 8

Healy, Gerry, 1961-1963 (12)

Folder 9

Hoskins, Wally, 1963 (2)

Folder 10

Ireland, Larry, 1962 (5)

Folder 11

Kerry, Tom, 1963 (2)

Folder 12

Mage, Shane, 1963 (1)

Folder 13

Michaels, Sharlotte, 1962 (2)

Folder 14

Newsletter, 1961 (1)

Folder 15

Phillips, Wendell, 1962 (4)

Folder 16

Robertson, James, 1961-1963 (62)

Folder 17

Socialist Workers' Party. Political Committee, 1963 (1)

Folder 18

Wohlforth, Tim, 1961-1963 (65)

 

SUBJECT FILE, 1940-1965

Box 1., Folder 19-20

Berkeley, California -- Election, 1959. Arranged by Geoffrey White. Announcements, bulletins, chronology, clippings, instructions, leaflets, maps, notes, ordinances, petitions, photographs, printed matter, program, statements, summary of a speech, 1958-1959

Folder 21

California -- Gubernatorial Election, 1962. Letter, proposal, 1962

Box 2., Folder 1

Christian Anti-Communist Crusade. Statement, 1962

Folder 2

Colonial Problem, Analysis, statement, typed copies of magazine articles, 1961

Folder 3

Communist Party of the United States. Draft of a program, comments, letters, notes, statements, statistics, 1956-1957

Folder 4

Cuba. Clippings, draft of a resolution, outline of a speech, reports, statements, 1961-1963

Folder 5

Cuban Missile Crisis. Declaration, letter, minutes, statement 1962

Folder 6

Militant Labor Civil Rights Committee. Local 1199-65 Caucus. Minutes, 1967-1968

Folder 7

Nuclear Weapon. Letter, 1962

Folder 8

Peace Movement. Clippings, reports, 1962

Folder 9

Progressive Labor Group. Letter, memorandum, 1963

Folder 10

Sino-Soviet Conflict. Letter, statements, 1963

Folder 11

Socialist Workers' Party. East Bay Branch -- Propaganda Work. Letter, statements, 1961-1962

Folder 12

Socialist Workers' Party. East Bay Branch -- Structure and Composition. Notes, reports, statement, statistics, 1960-1961

Folder 13

Socialist Workers' Party -- Political and Tactical Issues. Draft of a resolution, proposals, reports, resolution, 1940-1943 (?)

Folder 14

Socialist Workers' Party -- Structure and Composition. Letters, minutes, notes, statutes, 1954-1962

 

Trotskyist Movement -- Inner Struggle

Folder 15

Chile. Letters, 1961-1962

 

International Level

Folder 16

General. Bibliography, draft of a resolution, letters, reports, statements, 1961-1963

Folder 17

Dobbs, Farrel; Healy, Gerry; Preston, G. Letters, 1962-1963

Folder 18

Fourth International. Extraordinary Conference, April 1962. Statement, 1962

Folder 19

Fourth International. Secretariat. Letter, 1961

Folder 20

Mage, Shane. Theses, 1962

Folder 21

Robertson, James. Letters, summary of a discussion,, 1962-1963

Folder 22

Socialist Labor League. National Committee. Letter, statement, 1962

Folder 23

Socialist Workers' Party. Political Committee. Statement, 1962

Folder 24

Socialist Workers' Party. Reorganized Minority Tendency. Statement, letter, 1963

Folder 25

White, Geoffrey. Statement, 1962

 

United States

Folder 26

General. Announcement, letters (including those of Steve Fox, James Robertson, and Tim Wohlforth), reports, resolutions, statements, theses, 1961-1965

Box 3., Folder 1-3

Selected Documents. Arranged by Geoffrey White. Letters, minutes, notes, proposal, receipt, reports, statements, summary of a discussion, 1962-1964

Folder 4

Dobbs, Farrel. Letter, 1963

Folder 5

Fox, Steve. Letters, 1963

Folder 6

Harper, Lynne. Letters, 1962-1963

Folder 7

Healy, Gerry. Letter, 1962

Folder 8

Ireland, Larry. Statements, 1962

Folder 9

Mage, Shane. Letter, theses, 1962

Folder 10

Robertson, James. Letters, 1961-1963

Folder 11

Socialist Workers' Party. Control Commission. Report, 1963

Folder 12

Socialist Workers' Party. East Bay Branch. Minutes, 1960-1963

Folder 13

Socialist Workers' Party. Political Committee. Resolution, 1963

Folder 14

Socialist Workers' Party. Revolutionary Tendency. Bay Area Group. Minutes, 1962-1963

Folder 15

Socialist Workers' Party. Revolutionary Tendency. East Bay Group. Minutes, 1962-1963

Folder 16

Socialist Workers' Party. Revolutionary Tendency. National Caucus. Minutes, 1963

Folder 17

Socialist Workers' Party. Revolutionary Tendency. New York Group. Minutes, 1962-1963

Folder 18

White Geoffrey. Statement, summary of James Robertson's position, 1962

Folder 19

Wohlforth, Tim. Letters, report, statements, 1961-1963

Folder 20

United Socialist Action. Bay Area, California. Letters, minutes, proposed agenda of a meeting, statement of principles, 1958-1959

Folder 21

United States -- Black People Problem. Leaflet, letters, reports, 1953-1963

Folder 22

United States -- Civil Rights. Analysis of the Francis Amendment, statement, 1962-1963

Box 4., Folder 1

United States -- Labor Movement. History of the labor movement, letters, proposal, 1962

Folder 2

United States--- Presidential Election, 1960. Letter, 1960

 

United States -- Socialist Movement

Folder 3

National Conference, 28-30 November 1958. Letter, minutes, 1958-1959

Folder 4

Youth Organizations. Letters, notes, reports, statements, theses, 1957-1962

 

ISSUANCES BY LEFT WING ORGANIZATIONS, 1939-1965

Box 4., Folder 5

Miscellany. Printed matter, 1947-1965

Folder 6

Communist Party of Eastern Pennsylvania -- Discussion Bulletin, 1956 (vol. 1, no. 2)

Folder 7

Communist Party of the United States -- Discussion Bulletin, n.d.

Folder 8

Fourth International. International Committee -- International Bulletin, 1961-1963 (?) (nos. 6, 7, 9, 10, 14, 16)

 

Socialist Workers' Party

 

Bulletin of Marxist Studies

Folder 9

1957 (no. 1)

Folder 10

1958 (no. 2)

 

Discussion Bulletin

Folder 11

1940 (vol. 3, no. 1)

Folder 12

1944 (April)

Folder 13

1950 (no. 4)

Folder 14

1951 (no. 7)

Folder 15

1953 (no. A-12)

 

1954

Folder 16

Nos. A-14, A-15, A-19, A-20, A-22

Box 5., Folder 1

Nos. A-23, A-25, A-26

Folder 2

1955, (nos. A-27 -- A-33)

Folder 3

1956, (vol 17, nos. 1, 2)

 

1957

Folder 4

Vol. 18, nos. 1-3, 8

Folder 5

Vol. 18, nos. 10, 12, 13

Folder 6

1958 (vol. 19, no. 3)

 

1959

Folder 7

Vol. 20, nos. 1-5

Folder 8

Vol. 20, nos. 6-10

Folder 9

Vol. 20, nos. 11-14, 16

Box 6., Folder 1

1960 (vol. 21, nos. 1, 2, 4)

 

1961

Folder 2

Vol. 22, nos. 1-4

Folder 3

Vol. 22, nos. 5-7, 9, 10, 13

Folder 4

Vol. 22, nos. 14-19

 

1962

Folder 5

Vol. 23, nos. 2-5

Folder 6

Vol. 23, nos. 6, 8-10

 

1963

Folder 7

Vol. 24, nos. 1-6

Box 7., Folder 1

Vol. 24, nos. 7-10

Folder 2

Vol, 24, nos. 13-19

Folder 3

Vol. 24, nos. 20-25

Folder 4

Vol. 24, nos. 26-29

Folder 5

Vol. 24, nos. 31, 32, 34

Folder 6

1965 (?) (vol. 25, nos. 2, 6, 8, 12, 14)

 

Internal Bulletin

Folder 7

1939 (May, no. 8; vol. 2, nos. 1-5)

Folder 8

1940 (vol. 2, nos. 6, 7, 11-13)

Box 8., Folder 1

1943 (vol. 5, no. 5)

Folder 2

1944 (vol. 6, no. 6)

Folder 3

1945 (vol. 7, nos. 5, 11, 13)

Folder 4

1946 (vol. 8, nos. 3, 7, 10, 12, 14)

Folder 5

1947 (vol. 9, nos. 5, 7)

Folder 6

1948 (vol. 10, nos. 2, 4)

Folder 7

1949 (vol. 11, nos. 1, 5)

Folder 8

1951 (vol. 13, no. 1)

Folder 9

1952 (vol. 14, no. 2)

 

1953

Folder 10

Vol. 15, nos. 1-10

Folder 11

Vol. 15, nos. 12, 14, 15

Folder 12

Vol. 15, nos. 16, 17, 19

Box 9., Folder 1

1954 (vol. 16, nos. 1, 2)

Folder 2

1939-1959 -- Bulletin List

Folder 3

International Information Bulletin

Folder 3

1953 (September)

Folder 4

1954 (January)

Folder 5

1961 (March, April)

Folder 6

1962 (March)

Folder 7

1963 (May, July)

Folder 8

1964 (January, May)

Folder 9

Party Campaigner, 1960 (vol. 1, no. 1)

 

Socialist Workers' Party. Bay Area Branch -- Discussion Bulletin

Folder 10

1950 (vol. 3, no. 2)

Folder 11

1954 (?)

 

Spartacist

Folder 12

Marxist Bulletin, n.d. (no. 2)

 

Spartacist

Folder 13

1964 (November)

Folder 14

1965 (June)

Folder 15

1966 (July, August, September)

Folder 16

Young Socialist Alliance -- Discussion Bulletin, 1963 (vol. 7, nos. 1-3, 5)

 

Young Socialist Forum

Box 10., Folder 1

Young Socialist, 1958 (vol 2, no. 1)

 

Young Socialist Forum

Folder 2

1959 (vol. 2, no. 2)

Folder 2

1960 (vol. 3, nos. 1, 2)

Folder 4

Young Socialist League. Left Wing Caucus -- Left Wing Bulletin, 1957 (vol. 3, nos. 1, 2)