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    The references below feature the strengths of CRL’s holdings. Links point to more detailed descriptions in the CRL catalog, as well as digital versions of the content or digitized finding aids for microfilm where available. Collecting in this area continues through the purchase programs.

    Communist Trials

    Founders and Leaders

    Eugene V. Debs Scrapbook, 1887–1924
    Debs, Eugene V. (Eugene Victor), 1855–1926

    This set reproduces newspaper clippings, compiled by Debs, that covered his speeches, appearances, and other activities.

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    Morris Hillquit Papers
    Hillquit, Morris, 1869–1933
    State Historical Society of Wisconsin

    Includes the papers of Morris Hillquit, one of the founders and leaders of the Socialist Party of America and prominent labor lawyer during the early 20th century.

    GUIDE: Ham, F. Gerald. The Morris Hillquit papers: guide to a microfilm edition. C-21969

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    Newspapers and Publications

    The Left in Britain

    This is a microfilm and microfiche set of publications of contemporary left-wing organizations in Britain. The documents are issued each year; the guides every other year.

    GUIDE: Left in Britain: a checklist and guide; with historical notes to 37 leftwing political movements and groupings active in Britain between 1904 and 1972, whose publications comprise the Harvester/Primary Social Sources microfilm collection. B-26829 Checklist and guides published biennially, 1973–.

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    Proceedings of Congresses

    Histoire de la IIe Internationale
    International Socialist Congress

    CRL subscribed to the reprint edition of the proceedings and congresses of the Second International, an organization of socialist and labour parties formed in Paris in 1889, and of general works of this period on socialism. CRL has received volumes 1 through 23, and will receive other volumes as they are issued. All the titles are cataloged separately; records appear in CRL’s catalog.

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    Les Congres Socialistes Francais

    GUIDE: CRL Reference Folder #98. This microfiche set includes the proceedings of congresses held by various French socialist parties from 1876 to 1914.

    Catalog Record · Guide

    Socialist Societies and Political Parties

    Fabian Research Series
    New Fabian Research Bureau (Great Britain), Fabian Society (Great Britain)
    Kraus Reprint

    The Fabian Society, a British socialist movement, issued this reprint of journals and tracts. Individual titles are cataloged in CRL’s collection, and the reports are cataloged as serials under the following entries:

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    Records of the Socialist Labor Party of America, 1877–1907
    Socialist Labor Party
    State Historical Society of Wisconsin

    Includes records relating to national, state, and local activities of the party.

    GUIDE: Socialist Labor Party. Records of the Socialist Labor Party of America; guide to a microfilm collection. C-21970

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    Socialist League. Pt. 3.
    Morris, William, 1834–96
    Research Publications

    Part 3 contains the complete surviving Archives of the Socialist League, 1884–91, and the Minutes and Papers of the Council of the League from the Nettlau Archive at the International Institute for Social History, Amsterdam. They provide a record of William Morris’s motives, creative work, and political activities. The set includes papers considering the practicalities and theories of socialism. An inventory appears on reel 1.

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