Inventory of the Charles Curtiss papers

Finding aid prepared by Irena Czernichowska
Hoover Institution Archives
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Title: Charles Curtiss papers
Date (inclusive): 1938-1987
Collection Number: 87036
Creator: Curtiss, Charles, 1908-
Collection Size: 1 manuscript box (0.4 linear feet)
Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
Language of Material: In English and Spanish.
Abstract: Correspondence, writings, notes, minutes, reports, resolutions, and printed matter, relating to internal divisions within the Mexican section of the Fourth International, Fourth International activities elsewhere, relations between Leon Trotsky and Diego Rivera, and theoretical debates in Trotskyist and social democratic circles.
Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives

Access

Collection is open for research.
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Publication Rights

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Charles Curtiss papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

Acquisition Information

Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1987.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

Biographical/Historical Note

American Trotskyist and subsequently socialist; Fourth International representative, Mexico, 1938-1939.

Scope and Content of Collection

Correspondence, writings, notes, minutes, reports, resolutions, and printed matter, relating to internal divisions within the Mexican section of the Fourth International, Fourth International activities elsewhere, relations between Leon Trotsky and Diego Rivera, and theoretical debates in Trotskyist and social democratic circles.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Fourth International
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957.
Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940.
Communism--Mexico.
Communism--United States
Socialism--United States.

 

"Documents and Records of a Representative of the Fourth International In Mexico" created and collected by Charles Curtiss, 1938-1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 1

"Reorganizing the Mexican Section of the Fourth International," 1939

Box/Folder: 1 : 2

"The Break with Diego Rivera," 1938-1940

Box/Folder: 1 : 4

"Plenum of the National Committee" minutes, 1938 Nov. 19-20

Box/Folder: 1 : 3

"Pan-American (Latin American, etc.) Bureau of the IV International" minutes, 1938 Nov 8

Box/Folder: 1 : 5

"Documents of the Fouth International and its affiliates and individuals in Europe and Latin America," 1938-1941

Box/Folder: 1 : 6

Alexander, Robert J. (Professor of Rutgers University on Mexican Section of the Fourth International) correspondence, 1969-1971

Box/Folder: 1 : 7

Allen, Naomi (Pathfinder Press) correspondence, 1973

Box/Folder: 1 : 8

"An appraisal of Leon Trotsky," undated

Box/Folder: 1 : 9

"Diego Rivera's Stand of 48 Years Ago Debated," 1986-1987

Box/Folder: 1 : 10

"Notes on the history of labor in Mexico since the overthrow of Porfirio Diaz, especially on Partido Liberal Mexicano and the Flores Magon brothers; articles and writings on the Alianza Popular Revolucionaria Americana (APRA)," 1908-1921

Box/Folder: 1 : 11

"Leon Trotsky and the Mexico of Cardenas, 50th Anniversary, Days of Commemoration," 1987

Box/Folder: 1 : 12

Articles from various periodicals on socialist democracy, dictatorship of the proletariat, and Leninism, 1985-1987