Selected Special Collections
M & S Collection
Twentieth-Century Radical Publications, (10,000 items).
Periodicals, pamphlets, broadsides, miscellaneous ephemera, and books documenting the activities of American religious, political, and social extremist groups from 1934 to 1981, with the bulk of the material published between 1950 and 1981. Includes material issued by organizations of the radical right on the subjects of anti-communism, antisemitism, anti-socialism, Christian ethics, fascism, states rights, and white supremacy. Also includes material distributed by various left-wing organizations during the 1960's and 1970's relating to the antinuclear movement, anti-imperialism, civil rights, gay and women's rights, and the Black power movement.
See: American Radical Extremist Literature of the 20th Century for details and the M & S Collection finding aid.
Also see like collections in the Rare Book and Special Collections Division: Anarchism Collections: Publications prepared for U. S. foreign-language communities, the Paul Avrich Collection: American and European anarchist publications issued after 1900, (10,250 items). and the Radical Pamphlets Collection: Pamphlets, broadsides, and memorabilia concerning American communism, anarchism, and socialism, 1870-1980 (especially 1930-1949), (2,000 items).