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MS Am 3024

Sweezy, Paul M. (Paul Marlor), 1910-2004. Paul Marlor Sweezy papers, 1900-2004 (MS Am 3024): Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: Harvard Depository
Call No.: MS Am 3024
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Sweezy, Paul M. (Paul Marlor), 1910-2004
Title: Paul Marlor Sweezy papers
Date(s): 1900-2004
Quantity: 22.25 linear feet (23 boxes)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Collection includes correspondence and compositions of Paul Marlor Sweezy along with his subject files and audiocassettes and reels of interviews and talks.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

2005M-2, 2014M-122. Gift of Mrs. Zirel Sweezy via Martha Sweezy and Martha Sweeny in 2005, 2014.

Processing Information:

Minimally processed by Adrien Hilton, 2017

Conditions Governing Access:

Collection is open for research.
The audiotapes and reels in series V will need to be reformatted before use.
This collection is shelved offsite at the Harvard Depository. Retrieval requires advance notice. Readers should check with Houghton Public Services staff to determine what material is offsite and retrieval policies and times.

Preferred Citation:

Paul Marlor Sweezy Papers, 1900-2004 (MS Am 3024). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Paul Marlor Sweezy was a Marxian economist, political activist, publisher, and founding editor of the long-running magazine Monthly Review.


Very minimal processing was done to the collection. The materials are loosely arranged in six series and in the order as received from the donor:

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