RT Unpublished Material DB /z-wcorg/ DS http://worldcat.org ID 466121526 LA English T1 George Edward Novack and Evelyn Reed papers, A1 Novack, George Edward., Reed, Evelyn., YR 1933 AB Papers of Novack, a leader of the Socialist Workers Party best known for his writing on Marxian philosophy and his Marxist interpretations of history, together with papers of his wife Evelyn Reed, an anthropologist and fellow Trotskyist. The papers include interviews and biographical material, correspondence, and speeches and writings. There are papers on Novack's leadership of the American Committee for the Defense of Leon Trotsky and the Civil Rights Defense Committee. Reed's papers largely concern her work as a Marxist anthropologist and her views on the oppression of women in society. The correspondence contains letters from Isaac Deutscher, Joseph Hansen, Ernest Mandel, C. Wright Mills, Harrison Salisbury, and Max Shachtman. Numerous exchanges with historian Alan Wald about New York intellectuals of the 1930's (especially James T. Farrell and Sherry Mangan) enclose copies of letters from Herbert Aptheker, James Burnham, Noam Chomsky, Pierre Frank, Albert Glotzer, Granville Hicks, Elinor Rice Hayes, Sidney Hook, Irving Howe, Quincy Howe, Sidney Kunitz, Mary McCarthy, Felix Morrow, B. F. Skinner, Herbert Solow, Arne Swabeck, and Lionel and Diana Trilling. Speeches and writings include notes, additional correspondence, and drafts on many topics in American history and Marxist philosophy, as well as some scattered documents and instructional courses prepared for the Socialist Workers Party. The processed portion of this collection is summarized above, dates 1933-1992, and is described in the register. There are additional accessions which date 1977 and are described below.