Guide to the Peter C. Allen Collection Documenting Student Demonstrations at Stanford SC0157

Daniel Hartwig
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
October 2010
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064
specialcollections@stanford.edu

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Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Peter C. Allen collection documenting student demonstrations at Stanford
creator: Allen, Peter C. (Peter Carr)
Identifier/Call Number: SC0157
Physical Description: 1.75 Linear Feet
Date (inclusive): 1965-1971
Abstract: 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.
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Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Peter C. Allen, 1977.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Peter C. Allen Collection Documenting Student Demonstrations at Stanford (SC0157). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

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.

Description of the Collection

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 in the first accession were assembled by Allen, University Editor. Also includes news releases, memos, etc. regarding minorities, anti-military sentiment, and racist policies.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Notes.
News releases.
Journalists.
Student movements -- California -- Stanford.
Student demonstrations.
Reports.
Students -- Political activity.
Stanford University. Office of Public Affairs
Stanford University. University Relations
Stanford University. News and Publications Service
Allen, Peter C. (Peter Carr)
Allen, Peter C. (Peter Carr)
Pitzer, Kenneth S.
Doty, Andrew M.

 

Papers

Papers

box 1, folder 1

Allen, Peter C. “Demonstrations at Stanford, Autumn 1965-Spring 1971.” Draft of first five chapters of projected ten chapters (never completed).

box 1, folder 2

“Disruption documents.” Assembled to accompany Allen manuscript.

box 1, folder 3

“The Student Sit-in at Stanford University.” Typescript May 1968

box 1, folder 4

“Report of the Stanford-S.R.I. Committee” April 1969

box 1, folder 5

“Remarks: President Kenneth S. Pitzer, Stanford Alumni Conference,” typescript May 17, 1969

box 1, folder 6

U. S. Senate. Committee on Government Operations. Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations [McClellan Subcommittee].

box 1, folder 6

News releases, photocopies of correspondence relating to subpoena issued to Pres. Pitzer to identify members of any organization taking part in campus disruptions at Stanford

box 1, folder 7

McClellan Subcommittee. “Riots, Civil and Criminal Disorders, and Disruptions on College Campuses,” Stenographic transcript of hearings, excerpts relating to Stanford (8085-8376)

box 1, folder 8

Doty, Andrew M. (Public Affairs office). “The Cost of Violence and Disruption at Stanford University, 1967-68, 1968-69 and 1969-70.”

box 1, folder 8

Offset copy of draft report and final copy 1970

box 1, folder 9

News releases 1 April 1970-31 July 1970

box 1, folder 10

News releases 2 December 1970-31 March 1971

box 1, folder 11

News releases 5 April 1971-7 September 1971

box 1, folder 12

News releases 21 September 1971-21 December 1971

box 1, folder 13

News releases 4 January 1972-5 July 1972

box 1, folder 14

News releases 1973

box 1, folder 15

News releases, speeches, and other miscellaneous documents May 1968-1970

box 2, folder 1

Document sets identified as: I Hospital-Medical School; II Minorities; III Franklin/Lodge/Comp Center; IV Anti-Military; V Employees

box 2, folder 2

News releases, speeches, and other miscellaneous documents 1965, 1970

box 2, folder 3

News releases, speeches, and other miscellaneous documents 1971

box 2, folder 4

News releases, speeches, and other miscellaneous documents 1972-73