• Creator Names Weisbord, Albert, 1900-1977.
  • Title Albert and Vera Buch Weisbord papers [manuscript], 1895-1986, bulk 1950s-1970s.
  • Physical description
    • 9 linear ft. (20 boxes)
    • 1 oversize folder.
  • Access and usage restrictions Advance appointment with special permission required to examine the original Trotsky letter.
  • Collection summary Typescripts by Albert Weisbord of articles, notes, and outlines relating to works of Marx and Engels; typescripts of Vera Buch Weisbord's autobiography: A Radical Life (pub. 1977), unpublished novels and short stories, sketchbooks, and paintings; and personal and career correspondence of the Weisbords, relating to their Communist and Socialist writing, speaking, and organizing activities, especially in New Jersey textile industry strikes.
  • Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Donor retains copyright.
  • Acquisition information Gift of Vera Buch Weisbord in 1981 and of her estate in 1988.
  • Finding Aids Note Container list available for part of collection.
  • Biographical or Historical Note Albert Weisbord died in 1977. Vera Buch Weisbord died in 1989.
  • Names
    • Weisbord, Albert, 1900-1977 Archives.
    • Weisbord, Vera Buch, 1895-1989 Archives.
    • Engels, Friedrich, 1820-1895.
    • Marx, Karl, 1818-1883.
    • Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. letter.
    • Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940. letter.
    • Weisbord, Vera Buch, 1895-1989.
  • Subjects
    • Artists Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Authors, American Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Communism United States 20th century.
    • Feminism United States 20th century.
    • International relations United States 20th century.
    • Socialism United States 20th century.
    • Strikes and lockouts Textile industry United States.
    • Women authors Illinois Chicago 20th century.
    • Working class United States 20th century.
  • Geographic coverage
    • Chicago (Ill.) Intellectual life 20th century.
    • Chicago (Ill.) Social conditions 20th century.
    • New Jersey Economic conditions 20th century.
  • Genre
    • Autobiographies. aat
    • Correspondence. aat
    • Novels. aat
    • Paintings. gmgpc
    • Passports. aat
    • Short stories. aat
    • Sketchbooks. aat
    • Typescripts. aat
  • Geographic name
    • United States Illinois Cook County Chicago.
    • United States New Jersey.