Leo Huberman papers, 1937-1968  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Huberman, Leo, 1903-1968
Leo Huberman papers
1937-1968 (inclusive)
19.5 linear feet, (13 containers)
Collection Number
Ax 688
Leo Huberman (1903-1968) was a prolific writer on labor and Marxist issues who also taught labor and economic history, and founded the PM newspaper and Monthly Review magazine. The collection contains manuscripts, professional and personal papers, court case information and publications.
University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives.
UO Libraries--SCUA
1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR
Telephone: 541-346-3068
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Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Series I: Personal papers contains biographical information, college files and documents relating to Huberman's testimony in the McCarthy hearings, 1953.

Series II: Professional papers includes documents relating to the King-Ramsay-Connor case, PM newspaper, National Maritime Union and the university classes Huberman taught.

Series III: Professional Correspondence contains incoming and outgoing letters from publishers, literary agents and other agencies,1937-1950.

Series IV - VII are organized by title of manuscript and include drafts, edited and published versions.

Series VIII: Reference Files include clippings, notes and manuscripts on multiple subjects arranged in alphabetical order.

Series IX: Published books and Pamphlets contains published versions of works by Huberman.

Series X: includes selected works from Huberman's personal library.

Series XI: 1980-1995 Addenda includes correspondence, information about Huberman's death and memorial, reports, book reviews, photographs and personal records.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

Leo Huberman (1903-1968) was born in Newark, New Jersey and educated at New York University. He taught labor and economic history in several colleges and universities, was chairman of the Department of Social Science, New College, Columbia University, 1938-1938, labor editor of PM newspaper, 1940-1941, director of public education and public relations of the National Maritime Union, 1942-1945, and a founder and co-editor of Monthly Review magazine beginning in 1949. He wrote many books, articles and pamphlets on labor and labor history from a Marxian socialist point of view.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Leo Huberman Papers, Ax 688, Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Economics--History
  • Labor movement--United States
  • Labor--History
  • Socialism
  • Socialism--United States--History--20th century
  • Personal Names :
  • Huberman, Leo, 1903-1968
  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957
  • Corporate Names :
  • National Maritime Union of America
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Correspondence
  • Manuscripts for publication