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Guide to the Student Activism Reference Collection, 1934-ongoing

Collection Overview

The Student Activism Reference Collection was compiled from a variety of sources by the University Archives for use in reference and research. Collection contains materials pertaining to student movements and protests at Duke University. Materials present include flyers, clippings, publications, petitions, chants and slogans, and other printed material. Major topics include: civil rights; human rights; the Vietnam War; and corporate divestiture in South Africa. Materials in the collection date from 1934 and are ongoing.

Descriptive Summary

Repository
University Archives, Duke University
Creator
Duke University. University Archives
Title
Student Activism Reference collection 1934-ongoing
Language of Material
English
Extent
1.5 Linear Feet, 900 Items
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

Collection is open for research.

warning Use Restrictions

Copyright for Official University records is held by Duke University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Contents of the Collection

Student Activism at Duke University, General
Box 1
Student Activism, Miscellaneous
Box 1
Student Rebellion, 1934
Box 1
Duke bus strike, 1949
Box 1
Civil rights demonstrations, 1960-
Box 1
Cotton Bowl Petition 1961
Box 1
Project Nicaragua, 1962-1973
Box 1
The Real World, 1965-1966
Box 1
Italian Relief Fund, 1966
Box 1
FBI on campus, 1967
Box 1
1968 ban on "Disruptive Picketing"
Box 1
Vigil, April 1968
Box 1
Allen Building Takeover, 1969
Box 1
Free Academic Senate, 1969
Box 1
The Protean Radish, Independent Radical Weekly of the Carolinas, 1969
Box 2
Vietnam War, 1966-1976 and undated (3 folders)
Box 2
Chronicle Coverage [The Vigil] 1968-
Box 2
Pickets, Protests & Demonstrations Policy, 1968
Box 2
Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC), 1968-1969
Box 2
ROTC, 1969-
Box 2
Students in Politics, 1970
Box 2
Impeachment Rally, Pres. Nixon. 1973
Box 2
Progressive Worker, 1973
Box 2
Movement for Shared Authority, 1975
Box 2
Duke Undergraduate Faculty Coalition on the East-West Expressway, [1978]
Box 2
Anti-Draft Rally, March 1980
Box 3
OxFam-America, November 1980
Box 3
Protest "Klan-Nazi" Verdict, Nov. 1980
Box 3
BarbEast (newsletter), 1981
Box 3
Inter-view (newsletter), 1982-1984
Box 3
South Africa, 1984
Box 3
South Africa, Spring 1985
Box 3
South Africa, 1986-1988
Box 3
Black Faculty Hiring 1988
Box 3
Tiananmen Square, May-June 1989
Box 3
ServiceMaster & housekeepers, 1989
Box 3
Kuwait, 1990-1991
Box 3
Holocaust, 1991
Box 3
Habitat for Humanity, Duke Chapter, 1992-
Box 3
NATO bombing of Chinese Embassy in Belgrade, 1999
Box 3
Sweatshop Protests, 2000
Box 3
War on Iraq, 2002
Box 3
Duke Organizing, 2006
Box 3
2008
Box 3

Subject Headings

Related Material

  • Allen Building Takeover collection, 1969-2002. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Duke Vigil collection, 1968-1988. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • Ron Grunwald papers, 1973-1980. (University Archives, Duke University.)
  • WDBS collection, 1949-1983. (University Archives, Duke University.)

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Student Activism Reference Collection, Duke University Archives, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The Student Activism Reference Collection was compiled by University Archives staff from a variety of sources.

Processing Information

Processed by Archives Staff, April 2008

Encoded by Sherrie Bowser, April 2008

Updated by Kimberly Sims, August 2010

Updated by Molly Bragg, July 2011

Accessions were merged into one collection, described in this finding aid.

Descriptive sources and standards used to create this inventory: DACS, EAD, NCEAD guidelines, and our local Style Guide.

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.