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   Lewis Corey Papers ca.1910-1953.

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Summary Information

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Call No.:MS#0282
Bib ID:4079676 View CLIO record
Creator(s):Corey, Lewis.
Title:Lewis Corey Papers ca.1910-1953.
Physical description:10 linear ft (25 boxes).
Language(s):In English
Access: This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

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Description

Scope and Content

Correspondence, both personal and relating to social and political movements of 1926-1953, unpublished manuscripts on economic and political subjects, an unfinished manuscript on Fanny Wright with notes for the completion of the book, a manuscript outline for a projected book - "Towards Understanding America.", the manuscript of an F.B.I. investigation of the early years of Communism in America. Also included are pamphlets, magazine articles, and books, 1914-1919 by Louis C. Fraina and 1926-1953 by Lewis Corey.

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Using the Collection

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Access Restrictions

 This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material from the Rare Book and Manuscript Library at least twenty-four (24) hours in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

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Restrictions on Use

Readers must use microfilm of materials specified above.

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the Librarian for Rare Books and Manuscripts.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Rare Book and Manuscript Library; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

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Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 26, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-26 File created.

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Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Articles.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Biographies.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Lectures.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Syllabi.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Authors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Beard, Charles Austin, 1874-1948.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Communism--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Communist Party of the United States of America.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Cowley, Malcolm, 1898-1989.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Editors.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Hicks, Granville, 1901-1982.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Journalists.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Krutch, Joseph Wood, 1893-1970.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Political parties--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Social movements.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Politics and government.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
United States--Social conditions.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Wright, Frances, 1795-1852.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biographical Note

Journalist, author, & publicist. Corey, born Louis C. Fraina in 1892, was an influential Marxist journalist and member of the Communist Party of the USA in the 1910s and 1920s. Like many other Americans involved in the Communist Party in the 1910s and 1920s, Corey becamse disillusioned with Soviet-style Communism and broke with the party in the inter-war era. In 1940 Corey, along with other anti-communist intellectuals such as Reinhold Niebhur, founded the Union for Democratic Action (later Americans for Democratic Action). In 1942 Corey began teaching economics at Antioch College. Corey did in 1953.

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