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Guide to the Sender Garlin Letters to Gil Green TAM 536

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This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on June 18, 2018
Description is in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Sender Garlin Letters to Gil Green
Dates: 1980-1987, undated
Abstract: Sender Garlin (1902-1999) was an author and journalist. This collection consists of letters Sender Garlin wrote between 1980-1987 to Gil Green (1906-1997) a longtime leading member of the Communist Party USA, and at that time, the unofficial leader of its reformist wing.
Quantity: 0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language: Materials are in English
Mixed Materials [Box]: 1
Call Phrase: TAM 536

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Historical/Biographical Note

Sender Garlin (1902-1999), was an author and journalist, who wrote for the Socialist Party newspaper, Appeal to Reason, the Communist Party's  Western Worker, helped form the John Reed Club in the early 1930s and was a founding editor of the  Partisan Review before he moved on to write for the  New Masses.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of letters Sender Garlin wrote between 1980-1987 to Gil Green (1906-1997) a longtime leading member of the Communist Party USA, and at that time, the unofficial leader of its reformist wing, until he left the Party in 1991 to help found the Committees of Correspondence for Democracy and Socialism. The letters discuss personal matters and a wide range of domestic and international political issues, including the history and current state of labor and the left in the United States, and of the Communist Party USA. The letters are often accompanied by attached clippings.

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Access Points

Subject Names

  • Green, Gil, 1906-
  • Garlin, Sender
  • Garlin, Sender

Subject Organizations

  • Communist Party of the United States of America

Subject Topics

  • World politics |y 20th century.
  • Communists -- United States.
  • Communism.
  • Socialism.
  • Socialists -- United States.
  • Perestroĭka.

Subject Places

  • Soviet Union |x Politics and government |y 1985-1991.
  • United States |x Politics and government.

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Administrative Information

Conditions Governing Access

Materials are open without restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive has no information about copyright ownership for this collection and is not authorized to grant permission to publish or reproduce materials from it. Materials in this collection, which were created in 1980-1987, are expected to enter the public domain in 2107.

Preferred Citation

Identification of item, date; Sender Garlin Letters to Gil Green; TAM 536; box number; folder number; Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives, New York University.

Related Material at the Tamiment Library/Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Gil Green Papers (TAM 095)

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials found in collection; provenance is unknown. The accession number associated with this collection is 2010.039.

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