Alexander Trachtenberg Papers, 1870-1975

Summary Information

Title: Alexander Trachtenberg Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1870-1975

  • Trachtenberg, Alexander, 1884-1966
Call Number: Mss 117

Quantity: 1.0 c.f. (3 archives boxes)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Alexander Trachtenberg, an educator and publisher active in the socialist, labor, and communist movements. Present are incoming correspondence, mainly from the l950's and l960's (letters from L. B. Boudin, Norman Thomas, and Herbert Aptheker are included); printed and manuscript versions of his writings and speeches; biographical material and miscellany; and subject files on various organizations and events with which he was involved. Most notable among the latter are the files on International Publishers, his radical publishing firm; the Jefferson School of Social Science, which he helped to organize; and his trial under provisions of the Smith Act.

Language: English and Russian

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