Preliminary Inventory to the Theodore Draper papers

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Title: Theodore Draper papers
Date (inclusive): 1896, 1912-1966
Collection Number: 67001
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Library and Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 38 manuscript boxes, 1 phonotape reel (15.5 Linear Feet)
Abstract: Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, newspaper issues, and congressional hearings, relating to the revolution led by Fidel Castro in Cuba, political, social, and economic conditions in Cuba, the 1965 crisis and American intervention in the Dominican Republic, and the Communist Party of the United States.
Creator: Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Library & Archives

Access

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Use

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Acquisition Information

Materials were acquired by the Hoover Institution Library & Archives in 1967.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Theodore Draper Papers, [Box no., Folder no. or title], Hoover Institution Library & Archives.

Biographical note

American historian and author.

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, newspaper issues, and congressional hearings, relating to the revolution led by Fidel Castro in Cuba, political, social, and economic conditions in Cuba, the 1965 crisis and American intervention in the Dominican Republic, and the Communist Party of the United States.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Audiotapes
Communism -- United States
Cuba -- History -- 1959-1990
Dominican Republic -- Foreign relations -- United States
Dominican Republic -- History -- Revolution, 1965
United States -- Foreign relations -- Dominican Republic
Castro, Fidel, 1926-2016
Communist Party of the United States of America

 

Cuba file 1948-1966

Scope and Contents

Material related to Fidel Castro's struggle for power in Cuba and the political, economic and social changes following his take-over.
box 1, folder 1

Agriculture

box 1, folder 2

Aguilar Leòn, Luis

box 1, folder 3

Anti-Castro posters

box 1, folder 4

Strike April 1958

box 1, folder 5

Invasion, April 1961

box 1, folder 6

Barquín, Ramòn

box 1, folder 7

Batista, Fulgencio

box 1, folder 8

Bettelheim and Dumont

box 1, folder 8a

Bogotazo

 

Bohemia

box 1, folder 9

1954 October-1955 July

box 2, folder 10

1956 January-1956 July

box 2, folder 11

1956 July-1957 July

box 2, folder 12

1957 July-1958 March

box 2, folder 13

1964 November

box 2, folder 14

Bohemia Libre

box 2, folder 15

British articles on Cuba

box 2, folder 16

Withdrawn

box 2, folder 17

CTC (Confederaciòn de Trabajadores de Cuba)

box 2, folder 18

Cambridge Opinion (Cuba issue)

box 2, folder 19

Canadian articles on Cuba

box 2, folder 20

Withdrawn

 

Castro, Fidel

box 3, folder 21

1959-1960

 

1961

box 3, folder 22

March-April

box 3, folder 23

May-June

box 3, folder 1

July-August

box 3, folder 2

September-October

box 3, folder 3

November-December

box 3, folder 4

December 2

 

1962

box 3, folder 5

January-May

box 4, folder 6

June-September

box 4, folder 7

October-December

 

1963

box 4, folder 8

January-April

box 4, folder 9

May

box 4, folder 10

June

box 4, folder 11

July

box 4, folder 12

August

box 4, folder 13

September-October

box 4, folder 14

November

 

1963

box 5, folder 15

December

 

1964

box 5, folder 16

January-March

box 5, folder 17

April-August

box 5, folder 18

September-December

box 5, folder 19

1965

box 5, folder 20

1966

box 5, folder 21

Source material

box 5, folder 1

Castro, Juanita

 

Castro, Raul

box 5, folder 2

1959

box 6, folder 3

1961

box 6, folder 4

1962

box 6, folder 5

1963

box 6, folder 6

1964-1965

box 6, folder 7

Withdrawn

box 6, folder 8

Chile

box 6, folder 9

Cienfuegos (1957)

box 6, folder 10

Cienfuegos, Camilo

box 6, folder 11

Coexistence with Castro

box 6, folder 12

Confession trials in Cuba

box 6, folder 13

Congreso Pro-Unidad (1961)

box 6, folder 14

Corinthia (1957)

box 6, folder 15

Withdrawn

 

Cuba, miscellaneous

box 6, folder 16

Pre-Castro period (1)

box 6, folder 17

Pre-Castro period (2)

box 6, folder 18

1959

box 7, folder 19

1960-1961

box 7, folder 20

1962

box 7, folder 21

1963

box 7, folder 22

1964

box 7, folder 23

(1) 1965

box 7, folder 24

(2) 1965

box 7, folder 25

(1) 1966

box 7, folder 26

(2) 1966

box 8, folder 27

The Cuban Report

box 8, folder 1

Daniel, Jean

box 8, folder 2

Directorio

box 8, folder 3

Domestic problems (Post 1959)

 

Dorticòs, Osvaldo

box 8, folder 4

1960-1963

box 8, folder 5

1964-1965

box 8, folder 6

Withdrawn

box 8, folder 7

Economía

 

Economic

box 8, folder 8

1963

box 8, folder 9

1964

box 8, folder 10

Social

box 8, folder 11

Economics, miscellaneous (1)

box 8, folder 12

Economics, miscellaneous (2)

box 9, folder 13

Economics, miscellaneous (3)

box 9, folder 14

Education

box 9, folder 15

Ejército Libertador

box 9, folder 16

Escalante, Aníbal

box 9, folder 17

Estudios sobre el Comunismo

box 9, folder 18

Exile leaders

box 9, folder 19

Exile organizations (1)

box 9, folder 20

Exile organizations (2)

box 9, folder 21

Exile publications (1)

box 10, folder 22

Exile publications (2)

box 10, folder 23

Exile publications (3)

box 10, folder 24

Exiles, Fagen

box 10, folder 25

Exiles, miscellaneous

box 10, folder 26

FORDC (Frente Obrero Revolucionario Democrático de Cuba)

box 10, folder 27

Foreign realtions (Post- 1959)

box 10, folder 28

Free Cuba News

box 10, folder 29

French articles on Cuba

box 10, folder 1

Withdrawn

box 10, folder 2

Granma

 

Guevara, Ernesto "Che"

box 10, folder 3

1959-1961

box 11, folder 4

1962

box 11, folder 5

1963

box 11, folder 6

1964

box 11, folder 7

1965

box 11, folder 8

Originals of "Pasajes de la Guerra Revolutionaria"

box 11, folder 9

Guiteras, Antonio

box 11, folder 10

Halperin, Ernst

box 11, folder 11

Humanismo (Mexico)

box 11, folder 12

Withdrawn

box 11, folder 13

Information Bulletin

box 11, folder 14

Withdrawn

box 11, folder 15

Johnson, Paul and Kingsley Martin

box 11, folder 16

Labor conditions

box 12, folder 17

Latin American communism

box 12, folder 18

Law

box 12, folder 19

Liborio

box 12, folder 20

Macaulay, Neil

box 12, folder 21

Mambisas

box 12, folder 22

Masò, Fausto

box 12, folder 23

Matthews, Herbert

box 12, folder 24

Maton, Húber

box 12, folder 25

Meneses, Enrique

box 12, folder 26

Mexico (1955-1956)

box 12, folder 27

Military (1)

box 12, folder 28

Military (2)

box 13, folder 29

Military (3)

box 13, folder 30

Military, Barrera

box 13, folder 31

Military, miscellaneous

box 13, folder 1

Minor Cuban leaders

box 13, folder 1a

Mirò Cardona, José

 

Missile crisis

box 13, folder 2

1962 October-December

box 13, folder 3

articles

box 14, folder 4

USSR, China, etc.

box 14, folder 5

Moncada

box 14, folder 6

Monthly Review

box 14, folder 7

ORI (Organizaciones Revolucionarias Integradas)

box 14, folder 8

Ordoqui, Joaquín

box 14, folder 9

PURS (Partido Unido de la Revoluciòn Socialista)

box 14, folder 10

Pardo Llada, José

box 14, folder 11

Pasquín

box 14, folder 12

Patria

box 14, folder 13

Withdrawn

box 14, folder 14

Pazos, Felipe

box 14, folder 15

Political prisoners

box 14, folder 16

Popular

box 14, folder 16a

Pre-Moncada period

box 14, folder 16b

Pre-Sierra period

box 14, folder 17

Reloj

box 14, folder 18

Withdrawn

box 14, folder 19

Roa, Raul

box 14, folder 20

Roca, Blas

 

Rodríguez, Carlos Rafael

box 15, folder 21

1962-1963

box 15, folder 22

1964-1965

box 15, folder 23

Rodríguez, Marcos (trial)

box 15, folder 24

Sánchez Arango, Aureliano

box 15, folder 25

Sartre, Jean Paul

box 15, folder 26

Sierra Maestra

box 15, folder 1

Stevenson, Adlai

box 15, folder 2

Withdrawn

box 15, folder 3

Thomas, Hugh

box 15, folder 4

Transportation

box 15, folder 5

Tretiak, Daniel

box 16, folder 6

Tricontinental conference 1966

box 16, folder 7

Trimestre Econòmico

box 16, folder 8

Trotskyists

box 16, folder 9

Twenty-sixth of July Movement

box 16, folder 10

Withdrawn

box 16, folder 11

L'Unita

box 16, folder 12

United States aid to Cuba

 

United States articles on Cuba

box 16, folder 13

1960-1961

box 16, folder 14

1962

box 17, folder 15

1963-1964

box 17, folder 16

United States policy (1)

box 17, folder 17

United States policy (2)

box 17, folder 18

United States policy (3)

box 17, folder 19

United States policy (4)

box 17, folder 20

United States students in Cuba

box 17, folder 21

Women in Cuba

box 23, folder 1

Aragòn, Ernesto de

 

correspondence

 

Carillo, Justo

box 23, folder 2

(1) correspondence, manuscript

box 23, folder 2a

(2) correspondence, documents

box 23, folder 2b

(3) manuscript

box 23, folder 2c

Chibás, Raul

 

manuscript

 

Draper, Theodore

box 23, folder 3

(1) manuscript and notes

box 23, folder 3a

(2) manuscript

box 24, folder 3b

(3) manuscript - copy 1

box 24, folder 3c

(4) manuscript - copy 2

 

Godoy, Joaquín

box 24, folder 4

correspondence

 

Llerena, Mario

box 24, folder 4a

manuscript

 

Martínez Araras, Raul

box 24, folder 4b

memos

box 24, folder 5

Miscellaneous

box 24, folder 6

Miscellaneous correspondence

box 25, folder 7

Miscellaneous manuscripts

 

Pazos, Felipe

box 25, folder 8

correspondence, manuscript

 

Sánchez Arango, Aureliano

box 25, folder 9

correspondence

 

Simòn, Luis

box 25, folder 9a

correspondence, manuscript

 

State Department

box 25, folder 10

correspondence

 

Suárez, Andrés

box 25, folder 11

manuscript

box 25, folder 11a

Twenty-sixth of July Movement in Exile

box 25, folder 11b

Unidentified correspondence

 

Volsky, George

 

reports

box 26, folder 12

1963 June-December

box 26, folder 13

1964 January-June

box 26, folder 14

1964 July-December

box 26, folder 15

1965 January-December

box 26, folder 16

1966 January-December

box 26, folder 17

manuscripts

 

Dominican Civil War file 1963-1966

Scope and Contents

Consisting of materials related to the Dominican Civil War with an emphasis on the United State's involvement.
box 18, folder 1

Argentina

box 18, folder 2

Background

box 18, folder 3

Balaguer, Joaquín

box 18, folder 4

Bosch, Juan (1)

box 18, folder 4a

Bosch, Juan (2)

box 18, folder 5

CIA (Central Intelligence Agency)

box 18, folder 5a

Catholic Church

 

Clippings

box 18, folder 6

1965 April 25-May 9

box 18, folder 7

1965 May 10-30

box 18, folder 8

1965 June-July

box 18, folder 9

1965 August-December

box 19, folder 10

1966 January-February

box 19, folder 11

1966 March-June

 

Clippings, Spanish language

box 19, folder 12

1965

box 19, folder 12a

1966

box 19, folder 13

Committee for Free Elections

box 19, folder 14

Communist role in DR

box 19, folder 15

Congressional Record

box 19, folder 16

Dominican-Cuba (1965-1966)

box 19, folder 16a

Dominican leaders

box 19, folder 17

Dominican students

box 20, folder 18

Economic and social conditions

box 20, folder 19

Withdrawn

box 20, folder 20

Election 1966

box 20, folder 20a

Frente de Organizaciones Democráticas Constitucionalistas (FODECO)

box 20, folder 21

Fulbright, J. William

box 20, folder 22

Imbert, Antonio

box 20, folder 23

Kennedy, Robert

box 20, folder 24

Labor role in the DR

box 20, folder 25

Latin America Report (Free Cuba News)

box 20, folder 26

Listin Diario 1965 April 26

box 20, folder 27

Movimiento Popular Dominicano (MPD)

box 20, folder 28

Movimiento Revolucionario "14 de Junio" (1J4)

box 20, folder 1

New York Herald Tribune 1965

box 20, folder 2

New York World Telegram 1965

box 20, folder 3

coup (1) 1963

box 20, folder 4

coup (2) 1963

box 21, folder 5

OAS (1)

box 21, folder 6

OAS (2)

box 21, folder 7

OAS (3)

box 21, folder 8

PRD-PRSC pact

box 21, folder 8a

Partido Revolucionario Social Cristiano (PRSC)

box 21, folder 8b

Partido Socialista Popular (PSP) and Partido Comunista Dominicano (PDC)

box 21, folder 8c

Police and military

box 21, folder 9

The Reporter 1965-66

box 21, folder 10

Right-wing material 1965-66

box 21, folder 11

Source material

box 22, folder 12

Trujillo, Rafael

box 22, folder 12a

Trujillo, Ramfis

box 22, folder 13

United Nations

box 22, folder 14

United States officials

box 22, folder 15

United States policy (1)

box 22, folder 16

United States policy (2)

box 22, folder 16a

United States Senate hearings on DR

box 22, folder 17

Ventura memoirs

box 27, folder 1

Bosch, Juan

box 27, folder 1a

Catholics

box 27, folder 2

Draper, Theodore (1)

box 27, folder 2a

Draper, Theodore (2)

box 27, folder 2b

Espinal, Emmanuel

box 27, folder 2c

Fernández Domínguez, Rafael

box 27, folder 3

Miscellaneous correspondence

box 27, folder 4

Miscellaneous manuscripts

box 27, folder 5

United States Senate hearings on the DR

box 27, folder 6

Volman, Sacha

 

Communist Party file 1896, 1912-1958

Scope and Contents

Consisting of materials pertaining to the Communist Party in America.
box 28

Russian propaganda. Hearing before a subcommittee of the committee on foreign relations United States Senate 1920

 

Minutes, National Committee - T.U.E.L., Photocopies 1925-1929.

 

Session of American Commission on Darcy 1924 May 6

 

Workers Party of America. Minutes of first convention, mimeograph 1921 December

 

Zimmerman material. Zack letter to ECCI, photostat 1927 July 29

 

Wicks material. Articles from The Proletarian 1921-1922

 

"Thesis on the Present Economic and Political Situation and the Policy of the Workers Party" submitted by John Pepper and C. E. Ruthenberg (Wicks material, original, mimeograph), 1923 November

 

"Thesis on Our Labor Party Policy" (Wicks material, original, mimeograph), 1923 August 24

 

Correspondence to W. J. Ghent, Philip Klarnet, and others

 

Minutes. Political Committee, numerous photostats 1926-1927,

 

Miscellaneous printed matter pertaining to communism

box 29

Odd sheets; index of TUC minutes, Louis Nemzer, Coolidge regarding La Follette, etc. 1925-1928

 

Minutes. Political Committee, Photocopies, including Secretariat 1928 January 16 1928 January-June

 

Minutes. Organization Conference, photocopy 1928 May 28

 

Minutes. Resolution on Trade Union Work (by Foster), photocopy 1928 May 30

 

Wicks' letter to Engdahl, Report by Lovestone Delegation in Moscow 1929 May 9

 

Minutes. Trade Union Committee - C.E.C., photocopies 1925-1926

 

Minutes. National Committee - T.U.E.L. 1923-1928

 

Minutes. Workers Party 1923-1924

 

Minutes. Extracts from minutes copies 1923, 1924

 

Minutes. Executive council 1924 May 14

 

TU Minutes. Duplicates and photocopies

box 30

Cannon

 

Swabeck, Arne

 

Correspondence

 

Notes 1919-1929

 

American Communism material

 

The Labor Herald, 1923 November

 

American Communism miscellaneous

 

Miscellaneous letters to Draper?

 

Minutes. Political Committee, Call to Sixth Convention 1928 November 28

 

Traditional Right Wing in the American Party and Our Fight Against It

 

Wicks

 

Wolfe, Bertram D.

 

Minutes (purchased from Leon Kramer) 1922

 

Katterfeld, L. E. Taped interview by Theodore Draper, typescript 1956 September 8

 

Meeting of executive bureau (RILU), Report of Comrade Browder on American question (Trade Union), photocopy 1928 January 3

 

Minutes. Left Wing Section, photostats 1919

 

Bedacht, Max

 

Correspondence with Ted Draper, originals and typed duplicates 1954 December-1955 January

 

Socialist documents 1919-1921

 

Socialist Party Collection, Duke University

 

Wicks' statement to the Comintern "Observations on the factional situation in the American Party," Moscow 1929 April 15

 

"History of the Communist Movement in America" by Alexander Bittelman, (Special Comm. to investigate Comm. activities, 1930), photocopy 1923-1924

box 31

Negro. Cyril V. Briggs

 

Cannon, J. P.

 

Cannon-Draper correspondence put on film 1958 July

 

Eastman, Max

 

Negro. Otto Hall and Harry Haywood

 

Kahanovitch, L. M. Organizational structure of the Russian Communist Party, mimeograph 1925

 

Kruse, William

 

Ruthenberg to Comintern. Letter dated (Browder material) 1924 April 11

 

Sandburg, Carl. Correspondence with T.D. and photostat of C.S. statement in Stockholm 1956 February 25

 

Sandburg, Carl

 

Spector, Maurice. Interview 1957 November 25

 

Schachtman, Max. Interview T.D. 1954 May 25

 

Weisbord, Albert

 

Wicks' speech on Comintern Moscow, Lovestone delegation at American Commission (Wicks material, original) 1929 April 21

box 32

Minutes. Political Committee Secretariat, photocopies 1927 November-December

 

Minutes. Secretariat, Political Committee, photocopies 1927 October

 

Minutes. Central Executive Committee, Secretariat Political Committee, Photocopies, index to minutes 1927 September

 

Wicks material, lectures on China 1927

 

Lovestone's letter to the comintern on behalf of Pepper, (Browder material, copied by Browder from original) 1924

 

Appeal to comintern on behalf of Pepper by Robert Minor, (Wicks material, original) 1924

 

T.U.U.L.-T.U.E.L., Contents of file of documents dealing with T.U.U.L.-T.U.E.L. 1922-1930

 

Minutes. Political Committee, photocopies 1927 January-August

 

Minutes. Trade Union Committee - C.E.C., photocopies 1927

 

Minutes, Photocopies (purchased from Leon Kramer) 1922

 

Minutes. Gitlow exhibits typesript copies. Executive Council, Secretariat, Politbureau, Political committee, etc. 1924, 1926

 

May Day of Revolution (leaflet) United Communist Party of America, (Wicks material, original) circa 1920

 

Minutes. Central Executive Committee Communist Party of America, (Wicks material, original, mimeograph) 1919 November 15-17, 18

 

Minutes. Central Executive Committee Communist Party of America, photocopies 1919 November 15-18

box 33

Theodore Draper's notes and research covering the years circa 1912-1953 in preparation for his writing about communism and the Communist Party in America

box 34

Theodore Draper's notes and research covering the years circa 1912-1953 in preparation for his writing about communism and the Communist Party in America

box 35

Newspaper clippings and excerpts from Communist Party literature Copies. 4 notebooks circa 1923-1929

box 36

Pamphlets issued primarily by United States Communist Party 1896-1956

box 37

Pamphlets issued primarily by United States Communist Party 1896-1956

box 37

Final manuscript of American Communism and Soviet Russia, by Theodore Draper

box 38

Material not yet described