Papers, 1924-1985 (bulk 1930-1945).


Darcy, Samuel, 1905-. Papers, 1924-1985 (bulk 1930-1945).

Papers, 1924-1985 (bulk 1930-1945).

Contains correspondence with other communists and with historical researchers, unpublished and published writings, including two unpublished book-length political-autobiographical typescripts The Storm Must Be Ridden (c1945), and Tales of Three Worlds (c1960-63), Communist Party internal documents, including Darcy's reports to state and national meetings, and excerpts from his criticism of Earl Browder at a February 8, 1944 Politburo meeting, oral history transcripts, legal materials pertaining to California criminal syndicalism trials in which Darcy was either a defendant or a witness, and clippings and ephemera. Principal and/or prominent correspondents include, in addition to : William F. Dunne and William Z. Foster, Israel Amter, Roger Baldwin, Max Bedacht, Cedric Belfrage, Earl Browder, Eugene Dennis, Leo Gallagher, Yip Harburg, Roy Hudson, Robert Minor, Tom Mooney, Otto Nathan, Scott Nearing, Mike Quinn, Nat Ross, William Schneiderman, Jack Stachel, Lincoln Steffens, Peter Steffens, and Ella Winter.

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