Inventory of the "American Socialist" Collection SPC.2018.018

California State University Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
University Library South -5039 (Fifth Floor)
1000 E. Victoria St.
Carson, CA 90747

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: California State University Dominguez Hills Archives and Special Collections
Title: The American Socialist
Identifier/Call Number: SPC.2018.018
Physical Description: 1 box
Physical Description: .20 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): January-December 1954
Abstract: Vol.1, No. 1-12 of "The American Socialist", 1954.

Content Description

This collection contains Vol.1, No. 1-12 (1954) of the "American Socialist", the journal of the Socialist Union. Topics include but are not limited to: the Cold War, McCarthyism, labor unions, and the first Indochina war.

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Preferred Citation

[title of item], the American Socialist, Courtesy of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. University Library. California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Biographical / Historical

The Socialist Union of America, also called American Socialist Union, or Socialist Union was an organization that split from the Socialist Workers Party in 1953 as an attempt to start a new Marxist left. The publication of the "American Socialist" started in 1954, and ended when the Socialist Union disbanded in 1959.