Lilly Library Manuscript Collections

JAMES, C.L.R. MSS.

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Folder list

Correspondence
  • Folder 1: 1942-1961.
  • Folder 2: 1961-1973. Walter Goldwater/C.L.R. James
  • Folder 3: 1958-1974. Constance Webb, letters to and from
Writings by C.L.R. James
  • Folder 4: "Dear Friends" T.(carbon)D., Mar. 25, 1957, 6p. (re: value of non-violent resistance
  • Folder 5: "Memo on Party Organization West Indies 1958: Abstract of Talk June 18th, 1958" T(carbon)D., 3p
  • Folder 6: [letters to] Marty. Dec. 3, 1962-Mar. 23, 1963 mimeo; 33p.
  • Folder 7: From Toussaint Louverture to Fidel Castro. [1964] T.D., 31p.
  • Folder 8: The Black Jacobins. 1967. mimeograph with holograph additions and changes.
  • Folder 9: untitled, n.d. A.D. 8p. (re: historical development of drama and poetry)
  • Printed materials, by or about James
  • Folder 10: Bulletin. Apr. 1943. 11p. [Includes "Production for the Sake of Production. A Reply to Carter" by J.R. Johnson, heavily annotated in pencil]
  • Folder 11: Bulletin. Oct. 16, 1943. "The National Question" by J.R. Johnson, Harry Allen, Tom Brown. 36p.
  • Folder 12: Internal Bulletin. Oct. 1943. "Johnson's Mystification of Marxism Or a Case of Unproductive Self-Expansion," by Joseph Carter. 25p.
  • Folder 13: Bulletin of the Workers Party. Feb. 28, 1946, vol. 1, no 5. 41p. [has some holograph notes and queries in pencil]
  • Folder 14: Internal Bulletin. June 1949, vol. XI, no. 4. 19p.
  • Folder 15: Speak Out. May 1965. "Marxism for the Sixties," by C.L.R. James. 22p.
  • Folder 16: Tribune. Nov. 30, 1962. [has a review of James' book, p.10]
  • Folder 17: New Society. June 6, 1963 [Contains "Cricket in West Indiana Culture," by C.L.R. James, p.8-9]
  • Folder 18: New Society. Nov. 28, 1963 [includes a book review by James, p.26]
  • Folder 19: The Cricketer. July 31, 1964 [includes "Sobers' greatest days are ahead of him," by James, p.4]
  • Folder 20: Tribune. Oct. 2, 1964. "George Padmore," by C.L.R. James, p.13
  • Folder 21: New Society. Oct. 22, 1964 [a book review by James, p.31]
  • Folder 22: newspaper clippings (2 - June 16, 1965 and Jan. 11, 1966)
  • Folder 23: "From Dubois to Fanon," by C.L.R. James. n.d., 4p. [2 copies]
  • Folder 24: [articles] by J.R. Johnson: "Resolution of the Minority on the Negro Question" n.d., 7p. and "The Roots of the Party Crisis" n.d., 27p.

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