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  • Information about Access
  • Cite As
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • General note

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Stanford divestment collection
    creator: Hanson, Katherine H., collector
    Identifier/Call Number: SCM0285
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear Feet (1 folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1985
    Abstract: These materials primarily pertain to a meeting of the Board of Trustees in May 1985 that was marked by student protest over the issue of divesting from firms doing business in South Africa. Included are statements by the student group Stanford Out of South Africa, their brochure "A Stanford Divestment Primer," letter to trustees from Mario Huerta on divestment, and clippings. Other items include a letter from Rosamond Bacon pertaining to the sorority-fraternity situation and a press release on new alumni members to the Board of Trustees.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Cite As

    Stanford Divestment Collection (SCM0285). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Hanson earned her AB in economics at Stanford University in 1969 and later served on the Stanford Board of Trustees.

    Description of the Collection

    These materials primarily pertain to a meeting of the Board of Trustees in May 1985 that was marked by student protest over the issue of divesting from firms doing business in South Africa. Included are statements by the student group Stanford Out of South Africa, their brochure "A Stanford Divestment Primer," letter to trustees from Mario Huerta on divestment, and clippings. Other items include a letter from Rosamond Bacon pertaining to the sorority-fraternity situation and a press release on new alumni members to the Board of Trustees.

    General note

    There are related materials in the Stanford University Archives Museum Collection (AM 2005-041).

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Students -- Political activity.
    Apartheid -- South Africa.
    Stanford Out of South Africa.
    Huerta, Mario.
    Stanford University. Board of Trustees
    Huerta, Mario.
    Bacon, Rosamond Clarke.
    Bacon, Rosamond Clarke.
    Hanson, Katherine H., collector
    Hanson, Katherine H., collector