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Guide to the New American Movement Records TAM.051

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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on April 25, 2018
Finding aid written in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Scope and content and box level description updated by Shirin Khaki Edited by Heather Mulliner to include materials from 2018 accretion  , June 2017 , January 2018

Descriptive Summary

Creator: New American Movement (Organization)
Source - dnr: Blau, Joel
Title: New American Movement Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1971-1982
Abstract: The New American Movement (NAM) was established in 1972 by veterans of the New Left who wanted to move beyond the activism of the 1960s and rejected a Communist "vanguard party" approach to organizing. NAM's overarching goal was to create a democratic socialist society, characterized by racial, sexual and economic equality. In 1982, the organization joined with the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee to form the Democratic Socialists of America. This collection contains conference and convention materials, correspondence, meeting minutes and agendas, position papers, reports, educational materials, and printed ephemera. The collection also contains some files on other socialist and left organizations, some of which contain discussion of NAM's relations with these organizations.
Quantity: 20 Linear Feet in 19 record cartons and 2 manuscript boxes
Location: Materials stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact tamiment.wagner@nyu.edu at least two business days prior to research visit.
Language: Materials are in English.
Call Phrase: TAM.051