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Call No.: MS Russ 13.8
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940.
Title: Leon Trotsky letters to Cass Canfield and other papers,
Quantity: 1 collection (1 box (.5 linear ft.)
Abstract: Letters of Russian Communist theorist and agitator Leon Trotsky to Cass Canfield at Harper and Brothers who edited his book Stalin: an appraisal of the man and his influence.
Trotsky was a Russian Communist theorist and agitator, a leader in Russia's October Revolution in 1917 and later commissar of foreign affairs and of war in the Soviet Union (1917-24). Cass Canfield was an executive editor at Harper and Brothers.
Includes seven letters from Trotsky to Cass Canfield and correspondence between Archibald Macleish and Cass Canfield written after Trotsky's assasination. Includes correspondence between Trotsky, Archibald Macleish, and Cass Canfield, as well as other publishers, concerning Trotsky's works Stalin: an appraisal of the man and his influence, and Lenin; the translation of Stalin by Charles Malamuth; financial statements concerning the publishing of these works; and the transfer of Trotsky's archives to Harvard University after his death. Includes a sample chapter of Stalin translated by Max Eastman.