The New Left Collection largely relates to radical movements for political and social change in the United States during the
1960s and 1970s. It is the largest resource in the archives devoted to this turbulent period in American history. Organized
alphabetically by subject file, the collections consists of serial issues and other printed matter, and includes a great deal
of ephemera, especially leaflets and flyers. Topics covered in the collection include the movement against the Vietnam War;
student radicalism; the civil rights movement and black militancy; revolutionary organizations; the women's liberation movement;
and the counter-culture.
70 manuscript boxes, 4 oversize boxes, 1 oversize folder, 1 envelope, 1 microfilm, 3 phonorecords
(28.0 linear feet)
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives
The collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use.