Macdonald, Dwight

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Dwight Macdonald was born on March 24, 1906, in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1928 (B.A.). He served as associate editor of Fortune Magazine (1929-1936) and editor of the Partisan Review (1937-1943). Macdonald joined the Socialist Workers Party (Trotskyist Party), and was a member from 1939-1941. He published numerous books, articles, and essays in addition to publishing a journal, Politics, from 1944-1949. He also wrote for Esquire and The New Yorker, and published Memoirs of a Revolutionist (1956), which was reissued in 1970 as Politics Past. Macdonald died on December 19, 1982, in New York City.

From the description of Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984 (inclusive), 1920-1978 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702182521

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referencedIn Chiaromonte, Nicola. Nicola Chiaromonte papers, 1921-1982. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
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creatorOf Morris, George L. K., 1905-1975. George L. K. Morris papers, 1916-1967. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
creatorOf Macdonald, Dwight. Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984 (inclusive), 1920-1978 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Serge, Victor, 1890-1947. Victor Serge papers, 1912-1994 (bulk 1936-1947). Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Socialist Workers Party. Minnesota Section. Socialist Workers Party records, 1914-1964. Minnesota Historical Society Library
creatorOf Bogan, Louise, 1897-1970. Papers, 1930-1990 (inclusive), 1930-1970 (bulk). Amherst College
referencedIn O'Brien, Justin, 1906-1968. Papers, 1925-1968. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Rose, W. K. William Kent Rose papers, [ca. 1940]-1968. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Roskolenko, Harry. Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
creatorOf Gingrich, Arnold. Arnold Gingrich papers, 1932-1975. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
creatorOf Sexton, Anne, 1928-1974. Bruce Berlind Collection, 1950-1981. Colgate University, Everett Needham Case Library
referencedIn Korzybska, Mira Edgerly, 1872-1954. Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, ca.1850-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Swanberg, W. A., 1907-. W. A. Swanberg Papers, ca.1927-1992. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Marshall, Lenore, 1897-1971. Papers, 1887-1980. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Josselson, Michael. Michael Josselson Papers, 1914-1991 (bulk 1960-1978). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Serge, Victor, 1890-1947. Victor Serge papers, 1912-1994 (bulk 1936-1947) Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989. Mary McCarthy papers 1925-1990 (bulk 1960-1989). Vassar College
referencedIn Spanish Refugee Aid (Organization). Spanish Refugee Aid Records 1941-2006 (bulk 1953-1983). New York University, Tamiment Library
referencedIn Roskolenko, Harry. Harry Roskolenko collection, 1933-1952. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975. Hannah Arendt papers, 1898-1977 (bulk 1948-1977). Library of Congress
referencedIn Grand Street Publications, Inc. Grand Street Publications editorial files, 1981-1990. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Rose, W. K. William Kent Rose papers, [ca. 1940]-1968. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Fry, Varian, 1907-1967. Varian Fry papers, [ca. 1940]-1967. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Vanguard Press. Vanguard Press Records, ca. 1925-ca. 1985. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Colt Press. Colt Press records, ca. 1941-1942. UC Berkeley Libraries
creatorOf Morris, George L. K., 1905-1975. George L.K. Morris papers, 1916-1967. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. Jerome New Frank papers, 1918-1972 (inclusive), 1929-1957 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Hardwick, Elizabeth. Papers, 1934-1991 (bulk 1960-1990). Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
referencedIn Chase, Richard Volney, 1914-1962. Richard Volney Chase papers, ca.1930-1984. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
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Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Popular culture--United States
Subject
Motion pictures--Reviews
Journalism
Communism
Socialism
Radicalism
Film criticism
Vietnam War, 1961-1975
Occupation
Authors
Editors
Function

Person

Active 1865

Active 1984

English,

Spanish; Castilian,

French

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