Series - Vancouver Study Group and Red Star Collective

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Vancouver Study Group and Red Star Collective

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  • [1960-1979?] (Creation)

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29 cm of textual records

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Series contains material relating to the Vancouver Study Group (VSG), later the Red Star Collective (RSC). Material related to the administration of the group includes full group and committee reports, agendas, meeting minutes and summaries, and draft and final versions of internal and public documents. The series also includes critiques of other communist, socialist, and leftist organizations’ positions, including In Struggle! (En Lutte!) and the Communist Party of Canada (Marxist-Leninist), as well as position and analysis papers written by RSC members. Material also includes papers, articles, notes, and discussion guides written by RSC and non-RSC members on various topics. Other material includes documents from seminars, workshops, and conferences organized or participated in by RSC; documents and correspondence from or about other communist, socialist, or leftist organizations; miscellaneous ephemera; photocopy of published material; an interview transcript; manuscripts of poetry by Joan McIntosh, text of speeches given by RSC honouring Jack Scott, and other materials.

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As records within this series lacked any discernible order, the archivist imposed an order to better represent the functions of the organization and to increase the ease of use by researchers.

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Folder 7-26 in this series was donated as part of the 2019 accrual.

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