Socialist Party (U.S.) New York (N.Y.) Letter Books Bulk, 1911-1914 1907-1914, (Bulk 1911-1914)

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Socialist Party (U.S.) New York (N.Y.) Letter Books Bulk, 1911-1914 1907-1914, (Bulk 1911-1914)

The New York City local was the largest such unit of the Socialist Party (U.S.). The collection consists of 151 subject files that include correspondence, reports on electoral activities, membership records, branch records, committee papers, financial papers, minutes, form letters, miscellaneous printed matter, resolutions, and convention reports. Note: this collection has been microfilmed, and researchers must use the microfilm copy (R-7124, reels 6-8).

2.5 linear feet; (6 boxes)

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Maurer, James H. (James Hudson), 1864-

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Lippmann, Walter, 1889-1974

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Warren, Fred D., 1872 or 1873-1959

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The New York City local was the largest and most significant such unit of the Socialist Party (U.S.), and its membership included many individuals also involved in the leadership of the national organization. From the guide to the Socialist Party (U.S.) New York (N.Y.) Letter Books, Bulk, 1911-1914, 1907-1914, (Bulk 1911-1914), (Tamiment Library / Wagner Archives) The Socialist Party of New York State was the largest state organization of the Socialist Party (U.S.). ...