Dwight Macdonald papers 1865-1984 1920-1978

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Dwight Macdonald papers, 1865-1984, 1920-1978

Dwight Macdonald papers 1865-1984 1920-1978

The papers consist of correspondence, manuscripts, notes, printed material, photographs, audiotapes, and memorabilia documenting the personal life and professional career of Dwight Macdonald. Macdonald's literary career, political activities, teaching and speaking engagements, and personal life are detailed. Major subjects represented in the papers include: communism and the Trotskyite movement, journalism and publishing, American social and political life (1920s-1970s), pacifism, and the Congress for Cultural Freedom. Correspondence files include letters with many prominent intellectual and political figures.

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Michael Harrington (1928-1989), a U.S. socialist writer and political leader, was born in St. Louis, received a Jesuit secondary education, graduated from Holy Cross College in 1947 and, after a brief interval at Yale Law School, received a MA degree in English from the University of Chicago in 1949, then moved to New York City. From 1951-53 he was a volunteer at the radical Catholic Worker house on New York's Lower East Side, and was associate editor of its newspaper, also called t...

Cannon, James Patrick, 1890-1974.

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Malaquais, Jean, 1908-1998

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True name: Vladimir Malacki; born in Warsaw 1908, died in Geneva, Switzerland 1998; author and political activist; moved to France in 1926; in close contact with revolutionary groups of the extreme left; enrolled in the French army in 1939; prisoner of war in 1940 he managed to escape; left France for Venezuela in 1942; moved to Mexico in 1943; after his conflict with Victor Serge in 1944 he went to the USA, where he lectured on European literature up to 1968; became friends with Norman Mailer, ...

Herberg, Will

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Buckley, William F., Jr., 1925-2008

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Epithet: jr of the National Review British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001186.0x000169 William F. Buckley, Jr. was born in 1925 and graduated from Yale University in 1950. In 1955 he founded the magazine The National Review. He also wrote a nationally syndicated column and hosted the weekly television show Firing Line from 1966 through 1999. In 1965 Buckley ran unsuccessfully as the Conservative Party candidate for...

Abdel, Lionel.

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Bingham, Alfred M. (Alfred Mitchell), 1905-1998

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Alfred Bingham was born in 1905, the third son of Hiram Bingham III and Alfreda Mitchell Bingham. He graduated from Yale College in 1927 and Yale Law School in 1930. After obtaining his law degree, he embarked on a two year trip around the world, visiting several countries and meeting and interviewing many international figures for American newspapers. Upon his return, he began the progressive journal Common Sense with Selden Rodman, which the two of them owned and operated until it ceased circu...

Serge, Victor, 1890-1947

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Victor Serge, Franco-Russian novelist and revolutionary born in Belgium. From the description of Victor Serge papers, 1912-1994 (bulk 1936-1947) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83291795 From the description of Victor Serge papers, 1912-1994 (bulk 1936-1947). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702148366 Victor Serge was born Victor Lvovich Kibalchich on 30 December 1890 in Brussels. He first took the pen name "Victor Serge" in March 1917 in an article written...

Delecourt, Andreé.

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Giovanelli, Felix Bruno, 1913-

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Riesman, David, 1909-

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Macdonald, Dwight

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Dwight Macdonald was born on March 24, 1906 in New York City. He graduated from Yale University in 1928 (B.A.). He served as associate editor of Fortune Magazine (1929-1936) and editor of the Partisan Review (1937-1943). Macdonald joined the Socialist Workers Party (Trotskyist Party), and was a member from 1939-1941. He published numerous books, articles, and essays in addition to publishing a journal, Politics, from 1944-1949. He also wrote for Esquire and The New Yorker, and publi...

King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968

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Martin Luther King, Jr. (b. January 15, 1929, Atlanta, Georgia –d. April 4, 1968, Memphis, Tennessee) was an American Baptist minister and activist who was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement. He is best known for his role in the advancement of civil rights using nonviolent civil disobedience. King helped to organize the 1963 March on Washington, where he delivered his famous "I Have a Dream" speech. In 1964, King received the Nobel Peace Prize and in 1965, he helped to organize the Selma to M...

Yale University. Students.

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Kohn, Hans, 1891-1971

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Correspondence to Lewis and Sophia Mumford from Hans Kohn and his wife, Yetty Wahl Kohn. From the description of Letters, 1940-1969, to Lewis and Sophia Mumford. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155870967 Born in Prague on September 15, 1891, Hans Kohn was active in Zionist student organizations. He received a Doctor of Law degree from the German University in Prague. In World War I, he became a prisoner of war and was interned in Samarkand and Khabo...

Bennett, Clifford

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Day, Dorothy, 1897-1980

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Dorothy Day (1897-1980), American pacifist, social activist, convert to Roman Catholicism, author, and advocate for the poor; founded the Catholic Worker Movement with Peter Maurin. From the description of Dorothy Day collected papers, 1915- (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 721330723 Editor and publisher of The Catholic Worker. From the description of Correspondence, with Agnes Inglis, 1943-1948. (University of Michigan). WorldCat recor...

Kazin, Alfred, 1915-1998

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Epithet: Professor of English British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000758.0x0002f8 American writer, literary critic and memoirist; author of "On native grounds," and "A walk in the city." From the description of Alfred Kazin letter [manuscript], 1943 March 28. (University of Virginia). WorldCat record id: 647999332 Writer. From the description of Reminiscences of Alfred Kazin: oral h...

Mailer, Norman

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Norman Mailer was born in Long Branch, New Jersey in 1923 and raised in Brooklyn, New York. After graduation from Boys High School, he later graduated from Harvard University. Mailer served two years in Leyte, Luzon and Japan during World War II. In 1948, he produced his first novel, The Naked and the Dead, considered by many critics to be one of the most important novels to emerge from the second world war. Mailer's second novel, Barbary Shore, was described by its author as a "product of inten...

McCarthy, Mary, 1912-1989

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American essayist and novelist who served as editor of the PARTISAN REVIEW (1937-1938). From the description of Letter : Paris, to Nancy Macdonald, New York, NY, 1964 March 16. (University of California, San Diego). WorldCat record id: 31912412 American critic and novelist. From the description of Manuscripts for The Group, 1953-1964. (Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center (HRC); University of Texas at Austin). WorldCat record id: 145405976 ...

Lasky, Melvin J.

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Epithet: of 'Encounter' British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000001039.0x000270 Der Monat, a German-language political and cultural journal, first appeared in Germany in October 1948. After the Allied occupation of Germany in November 1944, all German media services were suspended. The Office of the Military Government for Germany (US) [OMGUS] filled the information gap, which resulted from this prohibitio...

Lasch, Joseph P., 1909-

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Hellman, Lillian, 1906-

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Rahv, Philip, 1908-1973

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Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940

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Jean van Heijenoort was Trotsky's secretary, 1932-1939. From the guide to the Additional papers, 1930-1938 and undated., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University) Trotsky was a Russian revolutionary and Soviet leader. Sara (Weber) Jacobs was his secretary (June 1933-1934; May 1938-Jan. 1939). From the description of Letters to Sara Weber, 1933-1940. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 81001213 From the guide to the Letters to ...

Hellman, Geoffrey, 1907-

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Elliott, George P., 1918-1980

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American novelist and college professor; d. 1980. From the description of Papers, 1957-1979. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 28419442 American author. From the description of Papers. 1957-1979. (Washington University in St. Louis). WorldCat record id: 12905669 ...

Ford foundation

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Philanthropic organization established in 1936 by Henry and Edsel Ford from profits of the Ford Motor Company. From the description of Grant files, [ca. 1936-1986]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155532303 ...

Luce, Henry Robinson, 1898-1967

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Editor, publisher, and philanthropist. From the description of Henry Robinson Luce papers, 1917-1967 (bulk 1945-1967). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979868 Epithet: American publisher British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000705.0x0000d4 Biographical Note 1898, Apr. 3 Born, Shantung Provi...

Kristol, Irving

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Howe, Irving.

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