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Lawrence and Dorothy Van Camp Papers

 Collection
Identifier: LP000458
The papers of Lawrence and Dorothy Van Camp consist of a small amount of correspondence with party colleagues as well as convention materials, leaflets and other printed material arguing the Socialist Party position on various issues.

Dates

  • 1925 - 1949

Creator

Language of Materials

Material entirely in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Use

Refer to the Walter P. Reuther Library Rules for Use of Archival Materials.

Extent

.5 Linear Feet (1 MB)

Abstract

Mr. Van Camp was active in the Socialist Party during the 1920s-1940s. The collection contains pamphlets and magazines dealing with a variety of topics such as the Socialist Party, World War 11, the New Deal, Moscow trials, Spanish Civil War, Marxist theory, Norman Thomas, and Leon Trotsky.

History

Lawrence and Dorothy Van Camp were active in the Socialist Party from the 1920s through the 1940s. Mr. Van Camp, from Battle Creek, Michigan, was appointed an organizer for the Socialist Party of Michigan in 1933.

Arrangement

Folders are arranged alphabetically.

Transfers

A large number of pamphlets and magazines dealing with a variety of topics, including the Socialist Party, World War II, the New Deal, the Moscow trials, the Spanish Civil War, Marxist theory, Norman Thomas, and Leon Trotsky, have been placed in the Archives Library.

Processing History

Processed and finding aid written by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Title
Guide to the Lawrence and Dorothy Van Camp Papers
Status
completed
Author
Processed by Walter P. Reuther Library.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Walter P. Reuther Library Repository

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