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Communism -- 20th Century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Robert Lane and Dana Ward interview transcripts on political ideology

Call Number: MS 2121
Abstract: The collection consists of transcripts of interviews conducted by Robert E. Lane in the 1950s for his book, "Political Ideology: Why the American Common Man Believes What He Does," and transcripts of follow-up interviews conducted by Dana Ward in the 1970s for his dissertation "Ideology and Generations: An Intergenerational Restudy of Robert Lane's Political Ideology." Lane interviewed fifteen New Haven working class men about their political and social views and Ward, then a student of...
Dates: Circa 1958-1978

Duncan Chaplin Lee and John Lee Papers

Call Number: MS 2062
Abstract: The collection consists of the personal papers of Duncan Chaplin Lee and his son, John Lee. Materials include Duncan Chaplin Lee’s correspondence, writings, photographs, and biographical material regarding his personal and work life. Key within these materials are documents that chronicle Lee’s evolving interest in Marxism-Leninism in the 1930s, his military service, and the events that surfaced after he was accused of espionage in 1948. This material was then used by historian Mark A....
Dates: 1896-2013

Walter Lowenfels papers

Call Number: YCAL MSS 367
Abstract: The Walter Lowenfels Papers document the life and work of the writer, journalist, editor, activist, and member of the Communist Party USA, Walter Lowenfels. The papers consist of correspondence, writings, writings of others, photographs, personal papers, printed material, and other papers spanning the years 1897-1979, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930-1976. Correspondence, writings, and writings of others comprise the bulk of the papers. The correspondence records his personal...
Dates: 1897-1979, bulk 1930-1976