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Hall-Hoag collection of extremist literature in the United States

 Collection — other: 1-14
Identifier: 11-MWalB02245

Scope and Contents

The approximately 5,000 publications, represent an effort to document the wide spectrum of political and religious dissent from the post-World War II period through the Reagan Era.


  • Creation: 1948-1984
  • Creation: Majority of material found in 1950-1980
  • Other: Date acquired: 19830000


Conditions Governing Access

Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.


42.00 Linear Feet

14 record center boxes Boxes

42.00 Linear Feet


The collection is organized into twenty-five alphabetical series containing pamphlets, political tracts, and other materials on topics including the Vietnam War, the spread of Communism, the nuclear arms race, and race relations.

For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.

Other Descriptive Information

Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.

Processing Information

Originally processed in 1987 and reprocessed by Katie Hargrave in 2008. Archon finding aid created in 2009, revised by Craig Bruce Smith in 2010.

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Repository Details

Part of the Brandeis University Repository

415 South St.
Waltham MA

About Us

The Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department at Brandeis University consists of two collecting units, the University Archives and Special Collections. University Archives documents the history and development of Brandeis University and its faculty, staff, students, and alumni. Special Collections features a broad array of unique primary source materials across a wide range of disciplines that support research, teaching and learning at Brandeis. Learn more about our collections