Childs, Morris, 1902-1991

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Federal Bureau of Investigation informant within the Communist Party of the United States.

From the description of Morris Childs papers, 1924-1995. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86130901

Biographical Note

Federal Bureau of Investigation informant within the Communist Party of the United States.

From the guide to the Morris Childs materials on loan from the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, 1924-1988, (Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace)

Biographical Notes

  • 1902, June 10: Born, Russia
  • 1911: Arrived in the United States
  • 1921: Joined the United Communist Party of America
  • 1929 - 1932 : Received training at the Lenin School in Moscow
  • 1933 - 1938 : Functionary of the Communist Party, member of the Central Committee
  • 1938: Ran for the US Senate
  • 1946 - 1947 : Editor, Daily Worker
  • 1954 - 1982 : Cooperated with FBI agents in Operation SOLO
  • 1987: Awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom for Intelligence
  • 1991, June 5: Died, USA

From the guide to the Morris Childs Papers, 1938-1995, (Hoover Institution Archives)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Pittman, John. Papers, 1905-1987 (bulk 1926-1983). Churchill County Museum
creatorOf Morris Childs Papers, 1938-1995 Hoover Institution Archives.
referencedIn John Pittman Papers, Bulk, 1926-1983, 1905-1987, (Bulk 1926-1983) Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives
creatorOf Barron, John, 1930-. John Barron papers, 1927-1996. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
referencedIn Barron Papers, 1927-1996 Hoover Institution Archives.
creatorOf Childs, Morris, 1902-1991. Morris Childs papers, 1924-1995. Stanford University, Hoover Institution Library
creatorOf Morris Childs materials on loan from the J. Edgar Hoover Foundation, 1924-1988 Hoover Institution on War, Revolution, and Peace
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Barron, John, 1930- person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Kommunisticheskai︠a︡ partii︠a︡ Sovetskogo Soi︠u︡za. corporateBody
associatedWith Kommunisticheskaia partiia Sovetskogo Soiuza. corporateBody
associatedWith Pittman, John. person
associatedWith Pittman, John. person
associatedWith United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Soviet Union
United States
Soviet Union.
Soviet Union
Russia (Federation)
United States
Russia (Federation)
Subject
Internal security--United States
Communism--United States
Communism
Internal security
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Birth 1902

Death 1991

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