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

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0157
Creator: Allen, Peter C. (Peter Carr), 1915-
Title: Peter C. Allen collection documenting student demonstrations at Stanford
Dates: 1965-1971
Physical Description: 1.75 linear foot
Summary: 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.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Physical Location: Special Collections and University Archives materials are stored offsite and must be paged 36-48 hours in advance. For more information on paging collections, see the department's website: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Gift of Peter C. Allen, 1977.

Ownership & Copyright

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.

Access Terms

Allen, Peter C. (Peter Carr), 1915-
Doty, Andrew M.
Pitzer, Kenneth S., (Kenneth Sanborn), 1914-1997
Stanford University. News and Publications Service
Stanford University. Office of Public Affairs.
Stanford University. University Relations.
Journalists.
News releases.
Notes.
Reports.
Student demonstrations.
Student movements--California--Stanford
Students--Political activity.


Collection Contents

 

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