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Guide to the Democratic Socialists of America Records TAM.105

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Peter Meyer Filardo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 08, 2018
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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Democratic Socialists of America
Source: Democratic Socialists of America
Source: Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee (U.S.)
Title: Democratic Socialists of America Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1940-2006
Dates [bulk]: 1972-1995
Abstract: Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) was founded in 1973 as the Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee and led by Michael Harrington (1928-1989), best known as the author of The Other America (1962) and became DSA upon its merger with the New American Movement (a New Left organization) in 1982. The collection contains administrative records, including convention materials, minutes, correspondence (including that of Michael Harrington), photographs, state and local chapter files, including local publications, membership files, committee, project, and topical files; correspondence and some administrative records of DSA's Youth Section; reports and proceedings of the Socialist International, of which DSA is the U.S. affiliate. The collection also contains published and unpublished writings of Michael Harrington and files relating to his travel and speaking engagements.
Quantity: 142.25 Linear Feet in 148 boxes
Call Phrase: TAM.105