Communist Party of the United States of America
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Frank J. Donner papers
Call Number: MS 1706
Abstract: The papers consist of clippings, court documents, correspondence, publications, interview transcripts, writings, and other materials documenting the research, writing, and activism of Frank Donner. The collection includes a small amount of Donner's correspondence, multiple files documenting the activities of individuals who served as political informers, and subject files covering a range of political and social protest groups from the 1950s to the 1990s. The papers also hold a series of...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Frank J. Donner papers
Muriel Draper Papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 49
Abstract: The Muriel Draper Papers document the personal life and artistic and political interests of Muriel Draper. Major correspondents include George Antheil, Samuel Courtauld, Paul Draper, Max Ewing, Lincoln Kirstein, Walter Lowenfels, and Mark Tobey. The collection also contains manuscripts of many of Draper's writings, including the largely unpublished America Deserta, and records of her activities as a member of the Congress of American Women, the League of American Writers, and similar...
Dates: 1881-1977, bulk 1925-1950
Gus Hall Papers
Call Number: MS 2113
Gus Hall (1910-2000) was an activist, politician, and prominent member of the Communist Party of the United States, and was one of the people arrested in the 1949-1958 Smith Act trials of Communist Party leaders. The Gus Hall Papers contain the professional papers of Hall throughout his time as secretary-general and president of the Communist Party of the United States of America as well as his personal correspondence to his family during his time in jail.
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Gus Hall Papers
Victor Jeremy Jerome papers
Call Number: MS 589
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, research notes, biographical material, obituaries and eulogies, and other personal and family papers of Victor J. Jerome, American communist, writer, editor of Political Affairs, and political activist. The bulk of the papers relate primarily to Jerome's activities with the American Communist Party during the period from 1930 to 1965. Of special interest is correspondence relating to Jerome's trial and conviction for violation of the Smith Act (1952); correspondence...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Victor Jeremy Jerome papers
Printed ephemera of African American political activism and arts
Call Number: JWJ MSS 36
Abstract: Printed ephemera related to African American political activism and arts primarily in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, circa 1913-1990, with the bulk of the material from 1963 to 1976. Significant organizations documented in the collection include the Philadelphia chapters of the Black Panther Party and Peace and Freedom Party, as well as local and national electoral campaigns of the Communist Party of the United States of America. Many of the items document speakers and events sponsored by...
Dates: circa 1913-1990, bulk 1963-1976
Rose Pastor Stokes papers
Call Number: MS 573
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, writings, printed material, clippings, and other papers of Rose Pastor Stokes, writer, artist, and radical political and social activist. Much of the material relates to Stokes's activities and involvement with various radical groups, including the American Communist Party and the Socialist Party. The correspondence reflects these involvements and contains many letters exchanged with American political radicals, labor leaders, and anarchists from the...
Found in: Manuscripts and Archives > Rose Pastor Stokes papers