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MS Fr 224

International Socialist Congress. International Socialist Congress documents, 1893-1914: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Fr 224
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: International Socialist Congress.
Title: International Socialist Congress documents,
Date(s): 1893-1914.
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in French, German, and English.
Abstract: Documents of the Second International, a federation of socialist parties and trade organizations founded in Paris in 1889.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

*63M-199. Purchased with the Modern Russian History fund from Georges Ch. Haupt; received: 1961.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

International Socialist Congress documents, 1893-1914 (MS Fr 224). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

The Second International was founded at a congress in Paris in1889. It was a loose federation of national socialist parties and trade unions and influenced the European labor movement until the beginning of World War I.


Organized into the following series:

Scope and Contents

Contains printed and mimeographed documents issued by the Second International, including reports, ca. 1904-1906, of the Secretariat from Camille Huysmans, correspondence of Vladimir Ilich Lenin, memoranda, circulars, manifestos of the International Socialist Bureau, resolutions, clippings and pamphlets.

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