Glotzer, Albert, 1908-1999

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American Trotskyist and subsequently social democratic leader; official recorder, Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, Mexico City, 1937.

From the description of Albert Glotzer papers, 1919-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754872385

Biographical/Historical Note

  • 1908: Born, Ivanik, Russia (now Belarus)
  • 1913: Immigrated to United States
  • 1923: Joined Young Workers (Communist) League and subsequently Workers (Communist) Party
  • 1928: Expelled from Communist Party. Founding member, Communist League of America (subsequently Workers Party of the United States and then Socialist Workers Party)
  • 1931: European trip. Stayed with Leon Trotsky in Turkey
  • 1934: European trip as delegate to International Socialist Youth Conference. Stayed with Trotsky in France
  • 1937: Official reporter of Dewey Commission hearings in Mexico at which Trotsky testified regarding Moscow Trial charges
  • 1940: Founding member, Workers Party (subsequently Independent Socialist League) following split in Socialist Workers Party
  • 1958: Joined Socialist Party (subsequently Social Democrats, U.S.A.) upon dissolution of Independent Socialist League
  • 1989: Author, Trotsky: Memoir and Critique
  • 1999: Died, New York City

From the guide to the Albert Glotzer papers, 1919-1994, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn George Breitman Papers, 1928-1986 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Novack, George Edward. George Edward Novack and Evelyn Reed papers, 1933-1992. Wisconsin Historical Society Archives
referencedIn Oral History of the American Left: Radical Histories, 1920-1980 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Glotzer, Albert, 1908-1999. Albert Glotzer papers, 1919-1999. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Breitman, George. Papers, 1928-1986 (bulk 1945-1980). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937. Moscow Trial records, 1937-1937. Southern Illinois University, Morris Library
referencedIn George Breitman Papers, 1919-1986 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Maurice Isserman Research Files for, The Other American: The Life of Michael Harrington, ., Bulk, 1970-1995, 1940-1995 Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn George Breitman Papers 1928-1986. New York University, Tamiment Library
referencedIn John and Constantine Poulos Papers, Bulk, 1940-1950, circa 1921-1978, (Bulk 1940-1950) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Albert Glotzer papers, 1919-1994 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn Shachtman, Max, 1903-1972. Max Shachtman correspondence with Leon Trotsky, 1930-1940. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Oral History of the American Left. Radical Histories. Oral histories, 1970-1980. Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Poulos, John, 1911-1980. Greek and Greek-American radicalism collection, [ca. 1921-1978] (bulk 1940-1950). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Max Shachtman Photographs, Bulk, 1930-1969, 1910s-1996, (Bulk: 1930s-1960s) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
referencedIn Max Shachtman Papers, 1917-1969 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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associatedWith Breitman, George. person
associatedWith Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials corporateBody
associatedWith Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, New York, 1937. corporateBody
associatedWith Fourth International. corporateBody
associatedWith Independent Socialist League. corporateBody
associatedWith Isserman, Maurice person
associatedWith Munkáspárt. corporateBody
associatedWith Novack, George Edward. person
associatedWith Poulos, Constantine, 1916-1986 person
associatedWith Poulos, John, 1911-1980. person
associatedWith Shachtman, Max, 1903-1972. person
associatedWith Social Democrats, U.S.A. corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Party-Social Democratic Federation. corporateBody
associatedWith Socialist Workers Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Tamiment Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. person
associatedWith Workers Party corporateBody
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United States
United States
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Subversive activities--United States
Communism--United States
Communism
Internal security
Socialism
Subversive activities
Socialism--United States
Internal security--United States
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Birth 1908-11-07

Death 1999-02-18

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