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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Access Points
  • Biographical Note

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Herbert Solow Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1924-1976
    Collection number: 77101
    Creator: Solow, Herbert, 1903-1964
    Collection Size: 12 manuscript boxes 5 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, speeches and writings, memoranda, depositions, clippings, and other printed matter, relating to the communist movement in the United States, the Non-Partisan Defense League, the Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trials, Soviet espionage in the United States, Whittaker Chambers and the Alger Hiss case, Zionism, the Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, 1945-1946, and post-World War II international business enterprises. Includes some papers of Sylvia Salmi Solow, 1964-1976
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Herbert Solow Papers [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


    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.

    Access Points

    Chambers, Whittaker
    Hiss, Alger
    Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940
    Commission of Inquiry into the Charges Made Against Leon Trotsky in the Moscow Trial
    Non-Partisan Labor Defense
    Communism--United States
    Espionage, Russian--United States
    International business enterprises
    Labor movement--United States
    Moscow Trials, Moscow, Russia, 1936-1937
    Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals, 1945-1946
    War crime trials
    World War, 1939-1945
    World War, 1939-1945--Germany
    Soviet Union
    Russia (Federation)
    United States--Politics and government
    United States--Foreign relations

    Biographical Note

    Herbert Solow, 1903-1964

    1903, November 20 Born, New York City
    1924 Bachelor of Arts (Phi Beta Kappa), Columbia College
    1925 Bachelor of Letters, Columbia University, School of Journalism
    1927-1929 Assistant editor, Menorah Journal
    1929-1932 Assistant editor, the Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences
    1940-1943 Assistant to the President, New School of Social Research
    1943-1945 Contributing editor to Time magazine
    1945- Editor of Fortune magazine
    1961- Member, board of directors of Fortune
    1964, November 26 Died