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Preliminary Inventory to the Democratic Socialists of America Records
||Democratic Socialists of America.
||Democratic Socialists of America Records
||1940-2006 (bulk 1972-1995)
||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
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), 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The collection also contains published and unpublished writings of Michael Harrington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.
||141.25 linear feet (147 boxes)
|Language of Materials note:
||Materials are almost entirely in English.