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Guide to the Brecht Forum and New York Marxist School Records
||Brecht Forum and New York Marxist School Records
||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.
||56.0 linear feet
|General Physical Description note:
||in 49 record cartons and 6 oversize boxes (mostly uhaul moving boxes, some plastic
||Series I: Brecht Forum Records is located at the Tamiment Library. Series II: Mary
Boger New York Marxist School Records is stored offsite and advance notice is required
for use. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org at least two business days
prior to research visit.