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Holt Labor Library audiovisual recordings collection

 Collection
Identifier: HLL-2019-009

Dates

  • 1935-2009, undated
  • Majority of material found within 1960-2009

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Conditions Governing Use

All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Biographical / Historical

The Holt Labor Library was a library in San Francisco from 1992 to 2019 that collected and made accessible primary and secondary source material related to labor history and the history of the radical left, with an emphasis on the activities of American Trotskyist political organizations. The Library also collected materials related to various anti-war movements, the women's movement, gay liberation, the African American Civil Rights Movement, among other social justice causes.

Extent

1,246 items (295 audiocassettes, 90 audio reels, and 375 computer discs, 10 film reels, 52 video discs, and 424 videocassettes.)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in two series: Series I. Audio Recordings; Series II. Video Recordings.

Custodial History

The Holt Labor Library audiovisual recordings collection was collected by the Holt Labor Library in San Francisco, California between 1992 and 2019, and was acquired by the Gerth Archives and Special Collections at California State University, Dominguez Hills, in 2019.

Processing Information

Allison Ransom processed the collection and wrote the finding aid in April 2022.

Creator

Title
Holt Labor Library audiovisual recordings collection
Status
Completed
Author
Allison Ransom
Date
April 2022
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Repository Details

Part of the Holt Labor Library at CSU Dominguez Hills Repository

Contact:
University Library South - 5039 (Fifth Floor)
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Carson California 90747
310-243-3895