Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977

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American historian; representative of the Communist Party, U.S.A., to the Communist International, 1928-1929; author of Three Who Made a Revolution (1948) and other works on communism.

From the description of Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754870811

Bertram David Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American author of books and articles on Russian and Hispanic history and culture. He wrote biographies of Diego Rivera, Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin.

From the guide to the Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1924-1937, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

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From the description of Papers, 1916-1977. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155504301

Bertram David Wolfe (1896-1977) was an American author of books and articles on Russian and Hispanic history and culture.

He wrote biographies of Diego Rivera, Rosa Luxemburg and Lenin.

From the description of Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1924-1937. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122626715

Biographical Note

  • 1896, Jan. 19: Born, Brooklyn, New York
  • 1916: B.A., College of the City of New York
  • 1917: Married Ella Goldberg
  • 1917 - 1919 : Member, Socialist Party
  • 1919 - 1929 : Member, Communist Party, U.S.A.
  • 1925 - 1928 : Agitation and Propaganda Director, Communist Party
  • 1928 - 1929 : U.S. Representative, Executive Committee, Communist International
  • 1929 - 1940 : Affiliated with Lovestoneite opposition party
  • 1931: M.A., Columbia University
  • 1939: Author, Diego Rivera: His Life and Times
  • 1948: Author, Three Who Made a Revolution
  • 1950 - 1954 : Chief Ideological Adviser, International Broadcasting Division, U.S. Department of State
  • 1956: Author, Six Keys to the Soviet System
  • 1957: Author, Khrushchev and Stalin's Ghost
  • 1961 - 1962 : Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of California, Davis
  • 1963: Author, The Fabulous Life of Diego Rivera
  • 1965: Author, Marxism: 100 Years in the Life of a Doctrine, and Strange Communists I Have Known
  • 1966 - 1977 : Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution on War, Revolution and Peace
  • 1967: Author, The Bridge and the Abyss: The Troubled Friendship of Maxim Gorky and V. I. Lenin
  • 1969: Author, An Ideology in Power: Reflections on the Russian Revolution
  • 1977, Feb. 21: Died, Palo Alto, California

From the guide to the Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Granville Hicks Papers, 1906-1980 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
referencedIn V.F. Calverton papers, 1923-1941 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977. Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1924-1937. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
referencedIn Tamiment Library Manuscript Files, Bulk, 1910-1965, 1749-1988 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Tamiment Library. Tamiment Library manuscript files collection relating to individuals and organizations associated with radicalism, the labor movement, and progressive social action in the United States, 1950-2001 (bulk 1910-1965). Churchill County Museum
referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1924-1937 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Eastman mss., 1892-1968 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
referencedIn Daniel Nilva Photographs - Part I - Negatives, Bulk, 1950-1960, 1934-1975, (Bulk 1950-1960) Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Daniel Nilva Photographs - Part I - Negatives, Bulk, 1950-1960, 1934-1975, (Bulk 1950-1960) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977. Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Ruth Fischer papers, 1925-1961 (inclusive) 1940-1961 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Moorehead, Alan, 1910-. The Russian revolution : typescript, [1958] Harvard University, Houghton Library
referencedIn Kohler, Foy D. (Foy David), 1908-. Papers, 1935-1981 1968-1978. University of Toledo, William S. Carlson Library
referencedIn Sol Stein Papers, 1943-2004, [Bulk Dates: 1950-2004]. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Calverton, V. F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940. V.F. Calverton papers, 1923-1941. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. Bruce Bliven papers, 1906-1985. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Essays and Book Reviews, 1946-1989 Harvard Law School Library, Harvard University.
referencedIn Antioch Review mss., 1940-2007 Lilly Library (Indiana University, Bloomington)
creatorOf Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977. Correspondence with Carl Zigrosser, 1936-1937. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Van Sickle, Leftist Pamphlet Collection, 1900-1993 Special Collections and University Archives, University of Central Florida Libraries,
creatorOf Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977. Papers, 1916-1977. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
referencedIn Stein, Sol. Sol Stein Papers, 1943-2004 (Bulk Dates: 1950-2004). Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Earl Browder Papers, 1879-1990 Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries
creatorOf Bertram David Wolfe papers, 1903-1999 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Wolfe, Bertram David, 1896-1977. The corrido in Mexico. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1925-1972 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006. Theodore Draper research files, 1919-1970. Emory University Library, Special Collect Department
referencedIn Max Shachtman Papers, 1917-1969 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
referencedIn Eliot, Henry Ware, 1879-1947, collector. T. S. Eliot collection, 1881-1994. Houghton Library.
referencedIn New York Times Company records. A.M. Rosenthal papers, 1955-1994, 1967-1986 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Boris Souvarine papers, 1915-1984 (inclusive), 1940-1984 (bulk). Houghton Library.
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Relation Name
correspondedWith Adelaide Schulkind Frank person
associatedWith All-American Anti-Imperialist League. corporateBody
associatedWith Antioch review. corporateBody
associatedWith Bliven, Bruce, 1889-1977. person
associatedWith Browder, Earl, 1891-1973 person
associatedWith Calverton, V. F. (Victor Francis), 1900-1940. person
associatedWith Communist International. corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Draper, Theodore, 1912-2006. person
associatedWith Eastman, Max, 1883-1969 person
correspondedWith Fischer, Ruth, 1895- person
associatedWith Harold Joseph Berman, 1918- person
associatedWith Hicks, Granville, 1901-1982 person
associatedWith Kohler, Foy D. (Foy David), 1908- person
associatedWith Lenin, Vladimir Il'ich, 1870-1924 person
associatedWith Lenin, Vladimir Ilʹich, 1870-1924. person
associatedWith Marx, Karl, 1818-1883. person
associatedWith Moorehead, Alan, 1910- person
associatedWith Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957. person
associatedWith Rosenthal, A. M. (Abraham Michael), 1922-2006 person
associatedWith Sager, James N person
associatedWith Sager, James N. person
associatedWith Shachtman, Max, 1903-1972 person
associatedWith Souvarine, Boris. person
associatedWith Stein, Sol. person
associatedWith Stein, Sol. person
associatedWith Tamiment Library. corporateBody
associatedWith Van Sickle person
associatedWith Wolfe, Ella. person
associatedWith Wolfe, Ella. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Spain
Spain
Soviet Union
United States
Mexico
Mexico
Spain
United States
Spain
Soviet Union
United States
Subject
Art--Mexico
Russian literature
Authors, American--Political activity
Communism and culture
Communism
Communist parties--United States
Arts
Communist parties
Anti-imperialist movements--United States
Communism--United States
Anti-imperialist movements
Occupation
Authors
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Person

Birth 1896-01-19

Death 1977

Americans

German,

English,

French,

Russian,

Spanish; Castilian,

Yiddish

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