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Guide to the Louis Lazarus and Louise Heinze Research Files: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on America TAM.112

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Finding aid is written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Lazarus, Louis
Creator: Heinze, Louise
Source - dnr: Lazarus, Louis
Source - dnr: Lazarus, Marc S.
Source - dnr: Lazarus, Ronald S.
Title: Louis Lazarus and Louise Heinze Research Files: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on America
Dates: undated
Abstract: The collection consists of photocopies and photostats of published materials, written by Marx and Engels, relating to the United States. The material, which dates from 1846 to 1898, was collected by Louis Lazarus in 1963. Much of it was originally published in England. Also included are Lazarus's research notes, the research notes of Louise Heinze.
Quantity: 1 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: Materials are in English
Call Phrase: TAM.112

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Historical/Biographical Note

Karl Marx (1818-1883) and Friedrich Engels (1820-1895) were socialist and communist authors and leaders, and the founders of, and whose writings were the theoretical inspiration for socialist and communist movements and scholarship. Their best known work was The Communist Manifesto (1848).

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Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photocopies and photostats of published materials, written by Marx and Engels, relating to the United States. The material, which dates from 1846 to 1898, was collected by Louis Lazarus in 1963. Much of it was originally published in England. Also included are Lazarus's research notes, the research notes of Louise Heinze (Tamiment Institute Librarian, ca. 1956-63), and correspondence with libraries.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895
  • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883
  • Lazarus, Louis
  • Lazarus, Marc S.
  • Lazarus, Ronald S.

Document Type

  • Articles.
  • Research notes.
  • Correspondence.

Subject Topics

  • Communists.
  • Journalism, Communist.

Subject Places

  • United States |x Politics and government |y 19th century.
  • United States |x History |y Civil War, 1861-1865 |x Foreign public opinion.
  • United States |x History |y Civil War, 1861-1865.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright (or related rights to publicity and privacy) for materials in this collection, created by Louis Lazarus and Louise Heinze was not transferred to New York University. Permission to use materials must be secured from the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Louis Lazarus and Louise Heinze Research Files: Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels on America; TAM 112; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Louis Lazarus, 1984 and 1985. An additional accession was donated by Marc S. Lazarus and Ronald S. Lazarus in 1991. The accession number associated with these gifts is 1950.030.

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