Collection Name: Jerome, Victor Jeremy
Collection Dates: 1896-1965
Repository Name: Yale University Library, New Haven CT
NUCMC Number: MS 76-1434
Type: Papers
Dates: 1923-1967
Extent: 16 ft.
Description: Author and political activist. Correspondence, writings, research notes, biographical material, obituaries and eulogies, and other personal, family, and political papers. The bulk of the collection relates to Jerome's work with the Communist Party, 1930-65, and the organization and activities of the party. Includes correspondence relating to his trial, defense committee, conviction, and imprisonment for violating the Smith Act, and mss. of two autobiographical novels, A Lantern for Jeremy (1952) and The Paper Bridge (1966), and other writings. Correspondents include Herbert Aptheker, Ella Reeve Bloor, W. E. B. DuBois, Howard Fast, Dashiell Hammett, Rockwell Kent, Alfred Kreymborg, Archibald MacLeish, and Paul Robeson. Unpublished register in the repository. Information on literary rights available in the repository. Gift of John M. Whitcomb, Cambridge, Mass., 1971.

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