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Partido Comunista Mexicano records, 1933-1959

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0982
Bib ID 4079104 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Partido Comunista Mexicano
Title Partido Comunista Mexicano records, 1933-1959
Physical Description 4 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language(s) Spanish; Castilian .
Access

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This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Arranged. Collection is arranged in 7 series.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, documents, lists, and subject files of the Mexican Communist Party (Partido Comunista Mexicano) from the 1950s. Included are organizational records of the national party as well as many local groups, and folders on a great range of topics including workers in the petroleum industry, teachers, relations with other national communist parties, finances, front groups, factionalism within the party, party conferences, party history, and biographical data.

Using the Collection

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Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Partido Comunista Mexicano records; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Reproduction Note

Type of reproduction--Photocopies printed from a microfilm

Ownership and Custodial History

These papers are photocopies printed out from a microfilm of items selected from the files of the Mexican Communist Party Headquarters in Mexico City which was raided by the Mexican government in the Spring of 1959. This microfilm was prepared for the use of Daniel James who was to have prepared a study of the Party for the Twentieth Century Fund.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 08/--/1989.

The current finding aid contains folder level descriptions from the Legacy Finding aid. The PDF document also contains research reports (An Introduction to The Papers of the Mexican Communist Party; Tentative Report on study of Seized Mexican Communist Documents) written by Daniel James in 1962 under the auspices of the Twentieth Century Fund. For more detailed frame range description within each folder, please consult the legacy finding aid for additional descriptions. The current folder level description finding aid was encoded to satisfy minimal access and requestable function.

Revision Description

June 2020 PDF partially replaced with full finding aid, YH

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial reccords Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Membership lists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Notes (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Reports Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
minutes (administrative records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Communism Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Communism -- Mexico Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Letters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Meetings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mexico -- Foreign relations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mexico -- Politics and government -- 1946-1970 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oil industry workers -- Mexico Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Petroleum workers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Teachers -- Mexico Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
World politics Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID