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Guide to the Reference Center for Marxist Studies Pamphlet Collection PE.043

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
10th Floor
New York, NY 10012
(212) 998-2630
tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu


Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 30, 2018
Description is in English

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Creator: Reference Center for Marxist Studies
Source: Reference Center for Marxist Studies
Title: Reference Center for Marxist Studies Pamphlet Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1900-2004
Dates [bulk]: 1940-1975
Abstract: The Reference Center for Marxist Studies (RCMS) was a radical library housed in the headquarters of the Communist Party of the United States of America (CPUSA) in New York City. The Center was founded in the late 1970s or early 1980s. Its pamphlet collection consists of more than 10,000 pamphlets and includes nearly every pamphlet published by the CPUSA. It also includes pamphlets published by hundreds of organizations affiliated with or of interest to the CPUSA, and English language pamphlets published in the Soviet Union and other Communist countries. The pamphlets cover over 800 subject areas including: Communist Party activities throughout its history, anticommunism and the struggle against McCarthyism, the civil rights, labor and peace movements, the Spanish Civil War, anti-colonial and national liberation movements, and various Communist countries.
Quantity: 48 Linear Feet (128 boxes)
Language: Materials are almost exclusively in English, with a small number of items in Spanish, Yiddish, and other languages.
Call Phrase: PE.043