Guide to the Stanford Divestment Collection SCM0285

Finding aid prepared by Daniel Hartwig
Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University Libraries.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, California, 94305
Repository email: speccollref@stanford.edu
October 2010

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Title: Stanford divestment collection
Identifier/Call Number: SCM0285
Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 1.0 folder(s)
Date: 1985
Summary: 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.
creator: Hanson, Katherine H., collector
creator: Hanson, Katherine H.,, collector.

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

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

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