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Library of Social History collection
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Serial issues, pamphlets, leaflets, internal bulletins, other internal documents, and electoral and convention material, issued by Trotskyist groups throughout the world, and especially in the United States, Latin America and Western Europe, and including some materials issued by non-Trotskyist left-wing groups; speeches and writings by Fidel Castro and other Cuban leaders, and printed matter relating to Cuba, with indexes thereto; speeches and writings by Nicaraguan Sandinista leaders; and public and internal issuances of the New Jewel Movement of Grenada and its leaders, and printed and other material relating to the movement and its overthrow. Collected by the Library of Social History (New York City), an affiliate of the Socialist Workers Party of the United States. Does not include issuances of the Socialist Workers Party.
The Library of Social History Collection, as its name indicates, was originally brought together by the Library of Social History in New York City. An affiliate of the Socialist Workers Party, the Library of Social History gradually assembled and maintained the collection over a period of decades prior to its acquisition by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1991.
307 manuscript boxes, 2 card file boxes, 1 oversize boxes (158.2 Linear Feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Library & Archives.
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested in advance via our reservation system. If there are audiovisual or digital media material in the collection, they must be reformatted before providing access.