Guide to the American right wing pamphlet collection M2867

Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Collection of American right wing pamphlets
source: Bolerium Books
Identifier/Call Number: M2867
Physical Description: 12 Linear Feet (22 boxes, 1 flat box)
Date (inclusive): 1926-1981
Date (bulk): 1950s-1970s
Abstract: Collection of 1950s-1960s right wing political and religious ephemera ranging from economic conservatism to extreme hate speech.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchase, 2012. Accession 2022-357.

Related Materials

Stanford Special Collections holds a few related collections of conservative and extremist political ephemera:
Margaret Meier collection of extreme right wing American political ephemera, 1930-1980 (M0688)
Right-wing extremists : ephemeral material and partial runs of journals, 1926-1994 (M0993)
Conservative viewpoint and related ephemera, 1965-1971 (MISC 576)
Stanford's Archive of Recorded Sound holds a series of audio recordings by the Christian Anti-Communist Crusade:

Conditions Governing Use

While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], Collection of American right wing pamphlets (M2867). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, California.

Scope and Contents

This collection of political and religious ephemera was obtained from a San Francisco dealer who assembled the material from the estates of various Southern Californians activists. Content ranges from economic conservative viewpoints such as free enterprise and small government to racist, antisemitic, and other hateful expression, but the majority are anti-Communist and Christian Nationalist in nature. Most are from the 1950s and 60s, but there is material from the 1930s through the 1980s as well as a small file from 1914.
The ephemera consists of mailers, fliers & handbills, article photocopies (often heavily annotated), pamphlets, books, magazines, newsletters, reports, transcripts, typescripts, and related items. Much of the material comes from churches and religious organizations.
The collection, which arrived unsorted, was sorted into various series as follows (please note that series are general groupings and subjects overlap between them):
Series 1 contains material filed by distributor, publisher or author. In many cases these are reprints from other sources, revealing an editorialized information network much like contemporary internet practice.
Series 2 contains material filed more or less by subject, and in many cases without clear authorship or source printed. Series 3, 4 & 5 are also filed by subject, but with more detailed description.
Series 6 contains a variety of generally liberal and moderate religious and institutional publications. It is not clear which things were used by right groups as examples for commentary, and which were probably added later by the dealer in putting the collection together. Miscellaneous non-political publications are also filed here.
The final series is another instance of unrelated material that came with the collection; a group of multiple copies of article reprints, committee reports, state bills, and other printed ephemera concerning prenatal health, hygiene and clean milk legislation in Massachusetts circa 1914.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Conservatism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Right-wing extremists -- U.S.
Christians -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century
California -- Politics and government
Political activists -- United States -- History -- 20th century
United States -- Politics and government.
White supremacy movements.
Cold War
Conspiracy theories
Bolerium Books


Series 1. Alphabetical by organization

Scope and Contents

Material filed here has been arranged by organization or individual alphabetically. Prolific organizations were foldered indiviudally. Other publications by these organizations may also be found in other series.
Box 13, folder 1

20th Century Reformation Hour/Carl McIntire

Box 13, folder 2


Scope and Contents

Action Patriots ; AD-HOC Committees ; Alert America Association ; Allen-Bradley Co. ; America First Committee ; America Preferred ; America's Promise Radio ; American Bible Society ; American Birthright Committee ; American Capsule News ; American Conservative Union ; American Council of Christian Churches ; American Council of Christian Laymen ; American Flag Committee ; American Freedoms Center ; American Legion ; American Liberty Press ; American Nationalist ; American Progress Foundation ; Americans United Council ; The Anti-Communist ; Awake America
Box 13, folder 3

Alerte! (Advocates of Our Lady)

Box 13, folder 4

America's Future

Box 13, folder 5


Scope and Contents

The Bible Forum ; Bible News Flashes ; William Blessing ; Boniface Press ; The Bookmailer, Inc.
Box 13, folder 6


Scope and Contents

Cal-Press Features, Inc. ; California Defense Committee ; California Free Enterprise Association ; California League of Christian Parents ; Catholic Freedom Foundation ; Child Evangelism Fellowship ; Christian Anti-Communism Crusade ; Christian Call ; Christian Defense League ; Christian Evangelizers Association ; Christian Freedom Association ; Christian Literature, Inc. ; Christian Party/Pelley's Weekly ; Christian Patriots Crusade ; Christian Prayer Crusade ; Christian Resistance ; Christian Youth Against Communism ; Christians Awake ; Church of the Covenants/Curtis Clair Ewing (Pasadena, CA) ; Church Times (Oak Hill, WV)
Box 13, folder 7

California Christian Citizens Association/David Calderwood

Box 13, folder 8

Christian Crusade

Box 13, folder 9

Christian Educational Association

Box 13, folder 10

Christian Nationalist Crusade/Gerald L.K. Smith

Box 14, folder 1

Church League of America (National Laymen's Council)

Box 14, folder 2


Scope and Contents

Circuit Riders, Inc. ; Citizen's For a Free Cuba, Inc. ; Citizens' Council of Mississippi ; Citizens For Decent Literature, Inc. ; Citizens For a Return to the American Constitution ; Civic Research Action Group ; Clergymen's Committee on China, Inc. ; Committee of Pawns ; Committee on Religion in American Life ; Committee for the Preservation of the Constitution ; Community Churches of America ; Conservative Viewpoint ; Constitution Party ; The Constitutionalist & Traditional American ; Constitutionalists ; Council for Statehood ; Covenant Evangelical Association ; Covenant Message (South Africa) ; Cow-Country Commentary ; Matt Cvetic
Box 14, folder 3

Cinema Educational Guild, Inc.

Box 14, folder 4

Clem Davies Ministry, Inc.

Box 14, folder 5

Coast Federal Savings & Loan Association

Box 14, folder 6

Committee for Constitutional Government, Inc.

Box 14, folder 7

Committee of Christian Laymen, Inc.

Box 14, folder 8

Committee to Restore the Constitution, Inc.

Box 14, folder 9

Common Sense

Box 15


Scope and Contents

Donald Day ; Defenders of the U.S.A. Republic ; Destiny Publishers, Inc. ; Elizabeth Dilling ; Joseph Dilys
Box 15, folder 2

Defenders of the American Constitution, Inc.

Box 15, folder 3

Defenders, Inc./Defenders of the Christian Faith/Gordon Winrod

Box 15, folder 4


Scope and Contents

Educational News Service ; Educator Publications ; End Times Revelations ; Evolve
Box 15, folder 5


Scope and Contents

The Fact Finder ; The Fact Reporting Network ; Fact Sheet ; Facts For Action ; Facts Research ; Families Opposing Revolutionary Donations (anti-Ford Foundation) ; Fellowship Forum ; Fighting American [addressed to Liberty Lobby in San Francisco] ; Firm Foundation ; For America ; Free Enterprise ; Free Men Speak ; Freedom's Facts (All-American Conference to Combat Communism) ; From the Mountain/Robert E. Miles (Cohoctah, MI)
Box 15, folder 6

Factual Reports, Inc./Action in Congress

Box 15, folder 7

First Congregational Church of Los Angeles

Box 15, folder 8

G - H

Scope and Contents

Gospel Tract Society ; General Herbert Holdridge ; Headlines, Inc. ; W.D. Herrstrom/Americanism Bulletin ; Home Tract Distribution
Box 15, folder 9


Scope and Contents

The Illuminator/Martin Paul Bohnet ; Independent American ; The Individualist (Danville, VA) ; Institute for Special Research ; International Services of Information Foundation, Inc./Inform
Box 16, folder 1

J - K

Scope and Contents

Theodore Jackman ; Jesus to the Communist World, Inc. ; John Birch Society ; Howard E. Kirshner ; Kingdom Bible Institute ; Geza Korda
Box 16, folder 2

Keep America Committee

Box 16, folder 3

William Kullgren

Box 16, folder 4


Scope and Contents

LeBlanc Publishers ; The Ledger ; Life and Liberty Party ; Life Line
Box 16, folder 5

Fulton Lewis, Jr.

Box 16, folder 6

Liberty Lobby

Box 17, folder 1


Scope and Contents

Manion Forum ; Militant Christian ; Militant Truth ; Moral Re-Armament ; Minutemen ; Mothers' Crusade for Victory Over Communism
Box 17, folder 2

William Steuart McBirnie/Community Churches of America

Box 17, folder 3

Memo U.S.A. / Roy E. Gillespie

Box 17, folder 4


Scope and Contents

National Advisory Committee ; National Blue Star Mothers of America ; National Christian Association ; National Chronicle ; National Citizen's Union ; National Committee of Christian Laymen ; National Education Program (Harding College) ; National Federation Christian Laymen (Canada) ; National Information Service ; National Law Enforcement Committee (Keep America reprints) ; National Patrick Henry Organization, Inc. ; National Reprint Service ; National Renaissance Party ; Nationalist Information Service ; Edward Warwick Neville/Survival of the Fittest ; New Age Press ; New Christian Crusade Church ; New Times ; News For Action ; Leo E. Nolte Printing & Lithography Co.
Box 17, folder 5

National Defense Committee (National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution)

Box 17, folder 6

National Message Ministry

Box 17, folder 7

Network of Patriotic Letter Writers

Box 17, folder 8

Osterhus Publishing House

Box 17, folder 9


Scope and Contents

Parliament House Book Publishers ; Pasadena Anti-Communist League ; South Pasadena Research ; Periscope Publishing Co. ; Personal Christianity ; Personal Rights Association/The Individualist ; Plain Talk ; Poor Richard's Book Shop ; Portions in Due Season ; Karl Prussion/Head's Up ; Prophetic Herald ; Protestants And Other Americans For Separation of Church & State ; Public Opinion
Box 18, folder 1


Scope and Contents

Realism's Reporter ; Reveille ; Research Publications ; Review & Herald Publishing Association
Box 18, folder 2


Scope and Contents

San Francisco Conservative Baptist Seminary ; Search Light ; Seventh Trumpet ; Dan Smoot Report ; Sons of Liberty ; The Southern Conservative ; SPX Research Associates ; Success/Constitutional Alliance, Inc. ; Special Project ; Spiritual Mobilization
Box 18, folder 3

Soldiers of the Cross/Kenneth Goff

Box 18, folder 4

Steuben Society

Box 18, folder 5


Scope and Contents

Gardner C. Taylor ; Time For Truth Press, Inc. ; Town Meetings For Freedom, Inc. ; Truth Forum ; Twentieth Century Evangelism ; The Truth About Cuba Committee ; Truth & Liberty Magazine ; Union Mission Army, Inc. ; United Baptist Laymen, Inc. ; United Groups for Americanism in our Schools ; U.S. Flag Committee
Box 18, folder 6


Scope and Contents

Veritas Foundation ; Victory Publishing Company ; The Voice of Deliverance ; Voice of Liberty Association ; Voice of the Nazarene ; Voice of Truth & Freedom
Box 18, folder 7


Scope and Contents

Wage Earners Committee ; General Walker [Friends of, etc.] ; Washington Observer Newsletter ; Weekly Sermon Visitor (First Covenant Church, Dallas) ; We, The People ; Western Voice ; Ellen G. White Publications ; White Horse Crusade/Church of Jesus Christ of Israel ; What Now?/Roy G. Owens ; Why Magazine ; G. Spencer Wice ; World Church News ; World Prophetic Ministry, Inc. ; Youth Action
Box 18, folder 8

Western Front

Box 19, folder 1

Wings of Healing Correspondence Course


Series 2. By subject, type or author

Box 12


Box 21, folder 4-5


Scope and Contents

Mostly unsigned articles and essays, many articles taken from Jewish press and editorialized with annotations. Second folder (originally labeled "Jew") contains original grouping of various files.
Box 4

Edward L. Delaney publications

Box 19, folder 2

Event publicity, programs & transcripts

Scope and Contents

Bible-Science Radio/Creation Science Research Center ; Rev. Dr. Thomas L. Crosby ; Tirso Del Junco, San Gabriel Valley District - LA County Medical Association ; Lawrence Reilly, Eleventh Hour/XERF ; Harry E. Fisher ; John T. Flynn ; Edward Hunter ; T. Robert Ingram, St. Thomas Episcopal Church ; Senator William E. Jenner, Springfield Ohio Chamber of Commerce ; National Kingdom Israel Convention 1958 ; Harry T. Everingham, Pro-American Forum ; Project Alert School of Anti-Communism, Shrine Auditorium ; Robert B. Record, Destiny of America Radio Broadcast ; Bill Schutz/KAFY/KCOK ; Voice of Truth/XERB ; R. Bishop, Watchtower Society, Kingdom Hall ; Western Washington Kingdom Bible Conference ; KABC Gun Control editorial 1968 ; Ron Wright/Radio Verite ; Your Christian Inheritance Hour
Box 7, folder 6


Box 20, folder 1


Box 4

Garet Garrett publications

Box 4

Robert Le Fevre/Harry Elmer Barnes publications

Box 21, folder 1

Miscellaneous unsigned

Scope and Contents

Material largely with unclear publication information, in some cases loose pages, incomplete documents, and photocopied articles. Some original typescripts.
Box 8

Mounted articles etc. for exhibit or display

Box 21, folder 6-7

Race, eugenics, desegregation

Box 4

John Howland Snow/Upton Close publications

Box 22, folder 2

Southern California

Box 20, folder 2-4

Spiritualism & philosophy

Scope and Contents

Arcane School ; J. Osborn Brink ; Brotherhood of Light ; The Christophers ; Clifton's Cafeteria ; Great Aim Society ; Hamsa/Dane Rudhyar ; August Hashagen ; Human Science International/Sheldon Shepard ; Institute of Mentalphysics ; Institute of Religious Science/Ernest Holmes ; Peter Melnick ; Michael X. ; Marie Harlowe - The Occult Digest/World Philosophy ; Order of DeMolay ; The Rosicrucian Order ; Scientology ; Charles E. Stone/The Voice ; The Temple Artisan/Temple of the People ; Universal Life Research
Box 21, folder 2

Typescripts (some incomplete)

Scope and Contents

Most suggest they are internal correspondence or memos, including a report spying on a meeting of the Committee for Fair Employment Practice 1955. Also included are two original unlabeled folders of various material.
Box 7, folder 5

Women's groups

Box 23

Oversize material

Scope and Contents

Includes larger article reprints, "The Tree on Which Our Republic And Freedom Were Murdered" poster, The New Day (Father Divine newspaper) Vol.XIX No.18 April 30, 1955

Series 3. Churches, Christian denominations

Box 19, folder 3

National Council of Churches/Collectivism

Box 19, folder 4

Southern California churches (mostly non-political)

Box 19, folder 5


Box 19, folder 6


Box 19, folder 7

Mormonism/Latter-Day Saints

Box 19, folder 8


Box 19, folder 9


Box 19, folder 10

Bible tracts

Box 19, folder 11



Series 4. Economics

Scope and Contents

Material in this series is generally concerned with taxation, government, and finance. Some pamphlets are published by government agencies.
Box 7, folder 7

Economics books

Box 9, folder 1


Scope and Contents

Ambassador College Press ; American Affairs ; American Mercury Magazine ; American Opinion
Box 9, folder 2

American Institute for Economic Research

Box 9, folder 3


Scope and Contents

Brady Publishing Corporation ; R.N. Burgess ; Changing Times ; Commission on Money & Credit ; Committee for Economic Development ; Christophers ; Constitutional Money League ; William M. Dobslaw ; Czarol Delatour ; Duck Book Digest
Box 9, folder 4

Marvin Cooley

Box 10, folder 1


Scope and Contents

Economists' National Committee on Monetary Policy ; Enterprise Publications ; Forum Publishing Company ; Gold Standard League ; Green Mountaineer
Box 10, folder 2


Scope and Contents

Heritage Foundation ; Herbert C. Holdridge ; Honest Money Founders ; Human Events
Box 10, folder 3


Scope and Contents

Ingram Institute ; Institute for Humane Studies, Inc. ; International Freedom Academy
Box 10, folder 4


Scope and Contents

Kaspar & Horton ; La Fayette Institute ; Lake Printing Company
Box 10, folder 5


Scope and Contents

Meador Publishing Company ; National Economic Council, Inc. ; National Association of Manufacturers ; National City Bank of New York ; National Research Bureau ; Andrae B. Nordskog
Box 11, folder 1

Omni Publications

Box 11, folder 2


Scope and Contents

Progress Publishing Concern ; RB Press ; Riverside Press ; Etta M. Russell ; Responsible Enterprise Association
Box 11, folder 3


Scope and Contents

Secure Monetary Systems Ltd. ; Stable Money Association ; E.R. Stockwell ; John L. Talbott ; United States Steel Corporation ; Tax Rebellion Committee
Box 11, folder 4


Scope and Contents

Vincent Press ; Henry A. Woodard ; World Peace Foundation
Box 11, folder 5



Series 5. Politics, government, foreign policy

Scope and Contents

Also includes Commonwealth publications (UK, Australia & Canada).
Box 1, folder 1

United Nations/UNESCO publications

Box 1, folder 2


Box 1, folder 3

Anti-World Government/Foreign Policy

Box 1, folder 4


Box 1

Foreign policy publications [unfoldered]

Scope and Contents

Includes booklets from American Friends Service Committee, Carnegie Endowment for World Peace, etc.
Box 2

Politics/political philosophy books and booklets [unfoldered]

Box 3, folder 1

World War II and related

Box 3, folder 2

British books & booklets

Box 3, folder 3

The National Message (Journal of the British Israel World Federation) 1946-1948

Box 3, folder 4

UK, Canada, Australia

Box 5

Miscellaneous government publications

Scope and Contents

Includes Public Administration Service, National Municipal League, etc.
Box 7, folder 1

Politics & government

Box 7, folder 2


Box 7, folder 3

Anti-Roosevelt/New Deal

Box 7, folder 4



Series 6. Moderate, liberal, miscellaneous

Box 5

Case Studies in Personnel Security. Collected under the Direction of Adam Yarmolinsky. (Washington, D. C.: The Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.1955)

Box 5

Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions

Box 5

Fund for the Republic

Box 5

National Conference of Christians and Jews

Box 6, folder 1

B'nai Brith/Anti-Defamation League

Box 6, folder 2


Box 6, folder 3

Moderate & liberal Christian

Box 6, folder 4

Liberal and left

Scope and Contents

Includes many issues of New South
Box 22, folder 1


Scope and Contents

Employe's Group Insurance Plan of Sears, Roebuck & Co. June 1944 ; Selected Speeches of Robert G. Ingersoll (missing back cover) ; Publicity Procedure: Post-Advocate Handbook for Press Chairmen ; Hoax Or Hostage? (Financial Managers Society for Savings Institutions 1974)
Box 22, folder 3

Series 7. Massachusetts - health, milk & prenatal care, 1914

Scope and Contents

Multiple copies of article reprints, committee reports, state bills, and other printed ephemera concerning prenatal health, hygiene and clean milk legislation in Massachusetts circa 1914. Material printed by or about the American Association for Study & Prevention of Infant Mortality, American Child Hygiene Association, Women's Municipal League of Boston, and the Ellis Clean Milk Bill, dating from 1914 to 1916.