Print Collection 1: Political Pamphlet and Periodical CollectionThis collection consists of twentieth-century political pamphlets and periodicals from across the political spectrum. It includes runs of journals ranging from African Communist to East-West Digest, published by the Council Against Communist Aggression, as well as runs of newspapers such as The New Order, published by the National Socialist Party of America, and The Thunderbolt, Organ of the National States Rights Party. Included in the periodicals section are runs of published lectures, essays, and papers on economics and public policy, including those published by the Ethics and Public Policy Center and the IIER (Internation Institute for Economic Research). The collection also holds over seventy boxes of pamphlets on a range of political topics, from human rights and civil liberties to national security and disarmament, on African liberation movements and Cuba, Vietnam and China, on NATO and the Helsinki Accord.
The collection was given to Penn in 1998 by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge. The newspapers and periodicals can also be found on Franklin, Penn's online public access catalog. A table of contents to the finding aid precedes it.