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Guide to the Peter C. Allen Collection Documenting Student Demonstrations at Stanford
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Description
Research notes, reports, Stanford news releases, and Peter Allen's draft of the first five chapters of a projected thirteen for a study entitled, "Demonstrations at Stanford, autumn 1965-spring 1971." Materials about campus demonstrations were assembled by Allen, University Editor. Also includes news releases, memos, etc. regarding minorities, anti-military sentiment, and racist policies.
Background
Peter Allen received A.B. in Economics from Stanford in 1936 and in 1938 received an A.B. in English, also from Stanford; served as editor of the Stanford Review (1946-1952), Director of News and Publications (1952-1961), later the Publications Service (1961-1965), University Editor (1965-1976), and University Editor emeritus (1977-2001) at Stanford.
Extent
1.75 linear foot
Restrictions
This collection is open for research.