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Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1890 - 1974

Biographical / Historical

founder of the Communist Party in U.S.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Dwight Macdonald papers

 Collection
Call Number: MS 730
Overview: The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed material, photographs, audiotapes, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Dwight Macdonald. Macdonald's literary career, political activities, teaching and speaking engagements, and personal life are detailed. Major subjects represented in the papers include: communism and the Trotskyite movement, journalism and publishing, American social and political life (1920s-1970s), pacifism, and the...
Dates: 1865-1984, bulk 1920-1978

Max Shachtman correspondence with Leon Trotsky

 Collection
Call Number: GEN MSS 297
Overview: 46 TLS and 1 ALS from Leon Trotsky to Max Shachtman. 17 carbons of letters from Shachtman to Trotsky, including 1 ALS and 16 TLS from Trotsky to third parties, and third party correspondence. Concerns the Communist opposition in the 1930s, especially in the United States.
Dates: 1930-[1953]