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Meserve (Harry) and Marilyn Scronce Collection
MSS.2009.10.19  
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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: SJSU Special Collections & Archives
    Title: Harry Meserve and Marilyn Scronce Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MSS.2009.10.19
    Physical Description: 16.86 Linear feet 18 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1946-2009
    Abstract: The Harry Meserve and Marilyn Scronce Collection consists of a large body of literature published by a number of New Left political organizations from the United States during the 20th Century. These publications range from bulletins, both external and internal, to journals, newsletters, political statements, declarations, and informational pieces.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has been assigned to the San José State University Library Special Collections & Archives. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the SJSU Special Collections & Archives as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader. Copyright restrictions also apply to digital reproductions of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Preferred Citation

    Harry Meserve and Marilyn Scronce Collection, MSS-2009-10-19, San Jose State University Library Special Collections & Archives.

    Scope and Contents

    The Harry Meserve and Marilyn Scronce Collection consists of a large body of literature published by a number of New Left political organizations from the United States during the 20th Century. These publications range from bulletins, both external and internal, to journals, newsletters, political statements, declarations, and informational pieces. A wide variety of topics are covered throughout the collection such as promises of solidarity to social/civil rights causes, internal disputes, political fortune and misfortune, international relations, war, and more. Alongside the publications are a substantial number of political buttons representing various political and social causes, political and social figures, economic issues, and other agendas. Twelve books originally accompanied the collection however, they have been removed and are now searchable through the library's catalog. A physical copy of the bibliography is available upon request in the reading room.

    Arrangement

    This collection is arranged into two series: Series I, Publications, is arranged by publication title and date, 1946-2009; Series II, Political Buttons, consists of over 258 buttons arranged by subject. Twelve monographs were originally apart of the collection but have since been separated from it. A physical bibliographic list is available upon request in the reading room and is located in Box #1.

    Bibliography

    Goodman, M. (2013). Socialist Workers Party: Internal & Discussion Bulletins Library. Retrieved from http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/document/swp-us/idb/swp-1960-65/index.htm
    Marxist.org. (2013). Encyclopedia of Trotskyism Online. Retrieved from http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/index.htm
    Marxist.org. (2013) Fourth International Tendency: Bulletin in Defense of Marxism. Retrieved from http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/document/fit.htm
    Marxist.org. (2011). Young Socialist. Retrieved from http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/newspape/youngsocialist/index.htm
    Socialist Action. (2013). Home Page. Retrieved from http://socialistaction.org/

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Socialist Parties - United States -- Civil rights -- Social Problems – United States -- World politics -- Socialist Workers Party – United States -- Young Socialist Alliance – United States -- Revolutionary Marxist Committee – United States -- Fourth Internationalist Tendency (Group) -- Socialist Action (Organization : U.S.)