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C. L. R. James papers, 1933-2001, bulk 1948-1989

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Series III: Publishing--Johnson-Forest through Facing Reality, 1943-1972, Undated

Correspondence, reports, drafts and articles, pamphlets, and publications created by members of the Correspondence Publishing Committee and the Facing Reality Group are included in this series. Writings, especially for Correspondence and Speak Out cover popular culture as well as political and social issues of the day.


Subseries III.1: General, 1946-1972

Although the correspondence here pertains largely to the writing and editing of publications for the Correspondence Publishing Committee and the Facing Reality Group, it also reveals some of the fault lines that led to the ruptures within the groups. Also in this subseries are editors' reports, and drafts and notes for articles; among the articles and drafts are typescripts of bulletins written in the mid-1950s by James.


Correspondence



Box 12 Folder 23 to 28 General, 1954-1958, 1961-1963 (6 Folders), 1954-1958, 1961-1963


Box 12 Folder 29 James, C.L.R.--Outgoing, 1953-1961, Undated, 1953-1961, Undated



Box 14 Folder 1 Bernard, Claude (Raoul), 1954-1956


Box 14 Folder 2 Boggs, Grace Lee, 1954-1962, undated, 1954-1962, undated


Box 14 Folder 3 Boggs, James--editor, 1960-1964, Undated, 1960-1964, Undated


Box 14 Folder 4 Castoriades, Cornelius (Chalieu or Cardan)1956, 1962-1963


Box 14 Folder 5 Membership, To the, 1947


Box 14 Folder 6 General, 1946-1956, Undated, 1946-1956, Undated


Articles and Drafts


Box 14 Folder 7 to 8 Circa 1950s (2 Folders), 1950s


Box 14 Folder 9 Bulletins, List of by James, Undated


Box 14 Folder 10 to 11 Bulletins--1955-1956 (2 Folders)


Box 14 Folder 12 Caucus and Convention Material, 1947, 1957, 1960, 1947, 1957, 1960


Box 14 Folder 13 Convention--Address by C.L.R James--Transcript, 1951-1952


Box 14 Folder 14 Editor's Reports, 1955, 1958, 1955, 1958


Facing Reality


Box 14 Folder 15 to 16 Drafts, Circa 1960s (2 Folders), 1960s


Box 14 Folder 17 Abolition, 1963


Box 14 Folder 18 Afro-Americans, circa, 1960s


Box 14 Folder 19 Cuba, circa, 1960s


Box 14 Folder 20 Gathering Forces, 1968


Box 14 Folder 21 Meetings--Notes, 1967


Box 14 Folder 22 Format and Manuals, Undated


Box 14 Folder 23 Publications, Report and Discussion, Undated



Box 15 Folder 1 "Record, For The--The Johnson-Forest Tendency", 1972


Box 15 Folder 2 Reprints--Articles by J R Johnson, 1946-1947


Box 15 Folder 3 Weaver, Report by, 1952


Subseries III. 2: Printed Material, 1943-1969, Undated, 1943-1969, Undated

Although there is not a full run of eitherCorrespondenceorSpeak Outhere, many issues of each publication are included in this subseries. Also here are bulletins and pamphlets created by or associated with the members of Correspondence and Facing Reality. Most of the materials are mimeographed publications; the bulk of the material in this subseries was created by the Correspondence Publishing Committee.


Correspondence


Box 15 Folder 4 1951 Nov-Dec, 1951


Box 15 Folder 5 to 9 1952 Jan-1953 Jun, 1952, (5 Folders)


Box 15 Folder 10 Special Subscription, circa, 1953


Box 15 Folder 11 to 15 1956-1959 (5 Folders), 1956-1959



Box 16 Folder 1 to 4 1960-1961, 1964 (4 Folders), 1960-1961, 1964


Box 16 Folder 5 Private Letters, 1955


Box 16 Folder 6 News and Letters, 1961 Sept-Nov, 1961


Box 16 Folder 7 Speak Out, 1964-1969 (2 Folders), 1964-1969


Box 16 Folder 8 "America, Post-War, and Bolshevism"--by J R Johnson, Circa, 1945-1946


Box 16 Folder 9 "American Bolshevik Party, Task of Building--Education, Propaganda and Agitation"--by J R Johnson,, 1946


Box 16 Folder 10 "American Question, Resolution of"--by J R Johnson, 1946


Box 16 Folder 11 Balance Sheet--"Trotskyism in the United States, 1940-1947"-- published by the Johnson-Forest Tendency,, 1947


Box 16 Folder 12 The Balance Sheet Completed-- " Ten Years of American Trotskyism",, 1951


Box 16 Folder 13 Black Studies and the Contemporary Student , 1969


Box 16 Folder 14 Black Struggle, Basic Documents on circa, 1960s


Bulletins



Box 17 Folder 1 to 2 Discussion, 1950 Sept-Oct (2 Folders) includes --"State Capitalism and the World Revolution"--by Johnson-Forest--published by the Socialist Workers Party, 1950 Sep, 1950, 1950


Box 17 Folder 3 Internal, 1947 Jul, 1947


Box 17 Folder 4 to 8 Internal, 1947 Aug-Sept, Undated (5 Folders), 1947, Undated


Box 17 Folder 9 International Situation--Yugoslavia, 1949 Dec-1950 Jan, 1949


Box 17 Folder 10 Statement by R. S. C. on W. Va., circa, 1951


Box 17 Folder 11 Statement of the Secretariat, 1943


Box 17 Folder 12 Trotsky, Leon on the Labor Party--1932-1938, 1948


Box 17 Folder 13 Of the Workers' Party, 1946


Box 17 Folder 14 Worker's Paper, The Need for, 1956


Box 17 Folder 15 "Detroit: The July Days, 1967


Box 17 Folder 16 "Eastern Europe, the Revolution in"--A Discussion on, 1956



Box 18 Folder 1 "Fourth International and the World Socialist Revolution: Resolution",, 1946


Box 18 Folder 2 "French Social History", Undated


Box 18 Folder 3 [ Hegelian Logic, Notes on ]--Edited, Undated


Box 18 Folder 4 "Hegel's Science of Logic, Lenin on"-- Raya Dunayevskaya, 1967


Box 18 Folder 5 [Hungarian Revolution], circa, 1956


Box 18 Folder 6 Marx, Karl, Three Essays by--Introduction by J R Johnson, F Forest and Ria Stone,, 1947


Box 18 Folder 7 Marx's Capital, Outline of--Volume 1-- Lectures by Forest--published by Workers Party,, Undated


Box 18 Folder 8 "Mistaken Identity, A Case of"--Martin Harvey, 1947


Box 18 Folder 9 "The Mode of Production and its Agents", Undated


Box 18 Folder 10 Organization, Letters on--J R Johnson to Martin Glaberman,, 1962-1963


Box 18 Folder 11 Organization, Letters on--J R Johnson to Martin Glaberman--Notes and Addendum,, 1963


Box 18 Folder 12 "Party Crisis, The Roots of"--by J R Johnson, Undated


Box 18 Folder 13 Perspectives and Proposals--by C L R James, 1966


Box 18 Folder 14 The Russian Question--Resolutions of the 1941 Convention on the Character of the Russian State, circa 1940s, 1941, 1940s



Box 19 Folder 1 The Russian Question, World Revolutionary Perspectives and--by F Forest and J R Johnson, 1947 (Includes a photocopy of extensive hand-written comments by James), 1947


Box 19 Folder 2 Southern Local, History of--Circa, 1950s


Box 19 Folder 3 State Capitalism and World Revolution--by C L R James, circa, 1956


Box 19 Folder 4 What We Must Not Do, circa, 1956


Box 19 Folder 5 The Woman Question, Panel Discussion, 1951


Box 19 Folder 6 Workers Organization, Towards a, 1952


Box 19 Folder 7 Untitled, circa, 1960s