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Guide to the Brecht Forum and New York Marxist School Records TAM.635

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 Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Heather Mulliner

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on May 05, 2017 using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Edited to include additional materials. Edited by Heather Mulliner to reflect updated box list in Series II, processing information, and extents   , January 2015 , April 2017

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Brecht Forum (New York, N.Y.)
Creator: New York Marxist School
Title: Brecht Forum and New York Marxist School Records
Dates [inclusive]: 1960s-2014
Abstract: This collection contains the files of the Brecht Forum and the New York Marxist School. The New York Marxist School, now part of the Brecht Forum, was founded in 1975 to promote the study and renewal of Marxist ideas and their application to contemporary issues. The Brecht Forum offers community based educational programs such as public lectures and seminars, art exhibitions, performances, popular education workshops, and language classes. The collection contains minutes, reports, curricula, catalogs, course syllabi and reading materials, programs, newsletters, Marxist Education Collective documents, materials of the school's Science Task Force; materials about the Grenada revolution and its overthrow; Philadelphia Marxist School materials; topical files, including files on the World Trade Center Trial, and files on several countries. It also contains Brecht Forum newspapers, event flyers, correspondence, photographs, programming files, minutes and reports from the New York Marxist School and Marxist Education Collective, and audio cassette recordings of conference events and lectures.
Quantity: 59.25 Linear Feet in 58 record cartons, 1 oversize flat box, and 1 half manuscript box
Quantity: 760 Gigabytes on 4 hard drives and 2 floppy disks
Quantity: 3000 audiocassettes on approximately 3000 cassette tapes
Quantity: 38 videocassettes on 24 VHS and 12 Betacam tapes
Location: Materials are stored offsite and advance notice is required for use. Please contact at least two business days prior to your research visit to coordinate access.
Call Phrase: TAM.635