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Register of the Alexander H. Buchman Papers, 1927-1989
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  • Title: Alexander H. Buchman Papers
    Date (inclusive): 1927-2003
    Collection Number: 84075
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 10 envelopes, 5 motion picture film reels, 2 videotape cassettes, 14 slides, 6 phonotape cassettes (2 linear feet)
    Abstract: Correspondence, writings, police reports, printed matter, motion picture film, still photographs, and slides, relating to Leon Trotsky and Trotskyism, especially in China and the United States, to the Trotskyist C. Frank Glass, and to Rayna Prohme, revolutionary American journalist in China. Includes film and photographs of Leon Trotsky and members of his entourage in Coyoacan, Mexico, 1939-1940, Shanghai and other areas of China, ca. 1934-1939, including scenes of the bombing of Shanghai, 1937, and executions of leftists in China, ca. 1927-1932; and a sound recording of a telephone address to followers in the United States made by Trotsky from Mexico in 1938.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Buchman, Alexander H.


    Collection 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.

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    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Alexander H. Buchman Papers, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Fourth International.
    Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940.
    Russia (Federation)
    Shanghai (China)
    Sino-Japanese Conflict, 1937-1945.
    Slides (Photography).
    Soviet Union.
    Video tapes.