Correspondence, writings, police reports, printed matter, motion picture film, still photographs, and slides, relating to Leon Trotsky and Trotskyism, especially in China and the United States, to the Trotskyist C. Frank Glass, and to Rayna Prohme, revolutionary American journalist in China. Includes film and photographs of Leon Trotsky and members of his entourage in Coyoacan, Mexico, 1939-1940, Shanghai and other areas of China, ca. 1934-1939, including scenes of the bombing of Shanghai, 1937, and executions of leftists in China, ca. 1927-1932; and a sound recording of a telephone address to followers in the United States made by Trotsky from Mexico in 1938. Video copies of selected items also available.
Speeches and writings, memoirs, correspondence, notes, studies, reports, printed matter, and audiovisual materials, relating to the history of China from ancient times to the twentieth century; the development of Chinese studies in the West; the concept of an Asiatic mode of production; and the history of German, Russian, Chinese and international communist movements. Includes some papers of Esther Schiff Goldfrank and G. L. Ulmen. Sound use copies of sound recordings available.