Holt Labor Library audiovisual recordings collection
- 1935-2009, undated
- Majority of material found within 1960-2009
- Holt Labor Library (Compiler, Organization)
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.
1,246 items (295 audiocassettes, 90 audio reels, and 375 computer discs, 10 film reels, 52 video discs, and 424 videocassettes.)
Language of Materials
The collection is arranged in two series: Series I. Audio Recordings; Series II. Video Recordings.
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.
Allison Ransom processed the collection and wrote the finding aid in April 2022.
- Holt Labor Library audiovisual recordings collection
- Allison Ransom
- April 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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