Collection F0332 - Philip J. Jaffe collection

Open original Digital object

Title proper

Philip J. Jaffe collection

General material designation

  • Textual record

Parallel title

Other title information

Title statements of responsibility

Title notes

Level of description

Collection

Reference code

F0332

Edition statement

Edition statement of responsibility

Statement of scale (cartographic)

Statement of projection (cartographic)

Statement of coordinates (cartographic)

Statement of scale (architectural)

Issuing jurisdiction and denomination (philatelic)

Date(s)

  • 1926-1929 (Creation)
    Creator
    Jaffe, Philip J.

Physical description

0.05 m of textual records

Title proper of publisher's series

Parallel titles of publisher's series

Other title information of publisher's series

Statement of responsibility relating to publisher's series

Numbering within publisher's series

Note on publisher's series

Name of creator

(1895-1980)

Biographical history

Philip J. Jaffe was an American businessman resident in New York who took a special interest in Communist parties and governments in the Soviet Union, China, Southeast Asia (including India), as well as the Communist Party of the United States. He was a book collector and author of several studies on communism. The Workers' Party, formed in 1921, was a successor to the Communist Party of America, a largely foreign-language dominated communist body which itself split-off from the Socialist Party in 1919. The Communist Party of the United States was founded in 1921 and, although it has contested American presidential and other elections, its strength has largely been confined to those involved in the labour and civil rights movements, and among students on university campuses. It reached its zenith, in terms of popular support, during the 1930s and 1940s. The party was influential in the establishment of the CIO and benefitted from the US-Soviet alliance in the Second World War. The Cold War diminished the strength and resources of the Party as did the revelations of Stalin's policies in the USSR.

Scope and content

The fonds consists of minutes of the Political Committee, the Central Executive Committee, and the Secretariat of the Workers' (Communist) Party of the United States, 1926-1929.

Physical condition

Immediate source of acquisition

Arrangement

Language of material

Script of material

Location of originals

Availability of other formats

Restrictions on access

No restrictions on access.

Terms governing use, reproduction, and publication

Finding aids

File list appended as a .PDF document.

Associated materials

Related materials

Accruals

The fonds comprises the following accession: 1980-012. Further accruals are expected.

General note

Formerly known as Philip J. Jaffe fonds (F0332).

Alternative identifier(s)

Standard number

Subject access points

Place access points

Name access points

Genre access points

Description record identifier

Institution identifier

Rules or conventions

Status

Final

Level of detail

Full

Dates of creation, revision and deletion

2002/04/04 Jizi Chen:. Word Perfect (Creation)
2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/29 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals, access restrictions, extent.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM
2018/04/09 KCP. Added GMD and finding aid note, fixed dates, changed level of description to 'collection', and published.
2018/11/13 KCP. Uploaded legacy finding aid.

Language of description

Script of description

Sources

Digital object (Master) rights area

Accession area

Related subjects

Related people and organizations

Related places

Related genres