Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement Bulk, 1920-1960 1886-1980, (Bulk 1920-1960)

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Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement, Bulk, 1920-1960, 1886-1980, (Bulk 1920-1960)

Daniel Bell Research Files on U.S. Communism, Socialism, and the Labor Movement Bulk, 1920-1960 1886-1980, (Bulk 1920-1960)

Sociologist Daniel Bell (1919- ) is a writer and teacher of the history of the American left and of American Labor. He was managing editor of the in the 1940s, labor editor of from 1948 to 1958 and is the author of several books and monographs. The papers represent materials gathered by Bell for his writing and research. They include correspondence, clippings, minutes, pamphlets, research notes, articles, reports, congressional testimony and interviews. New Leader Fortune NOTE: this collection is stored offsite and advance notice is required for its use.

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Bell, Daniel. Marxian socialism in the United States (typescript).

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