Guide to the Alexander L. George Student Unrest Collection

Finding aid prepared by compiled by Stanford University Archives staff
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
January 2011
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

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Overview

Call Number: SC0803
Creator: George, Alexander L.
Title: Alexander L. George student unrest collection
Dates: 1968-1972
Physical Description: 0.75 linear foot (2 boxes)
Summary: This collection pertains to the antiwar movement of college students and the resulting disruptions on college campuses, in particular that of Stanford University. Included are press releases from the Stanford News Service, memoranda, statements and handouts from student organizations, statements by the Stanford administration, issues of the Campus Report, magazine articles, and clippings.
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
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

This collection was given to Stanford University, Special Collections in 2006 by Mrs. Alexander L. George.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

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

[Identification of item], Alexander L. George Student Unrest Collection (SC0803). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Alexander L. George was professor of political science at Stanford University from 1968 until his retirement in 1990.

Description of the Collection

Collection pertains to the antiwar movement of college students and the resulting disruptions on college campuses, in particular that of Stanford University. Collection includes press releases from the Stanford News Service, memoranda, statements and handouts from student organizations, statements by the Stanford administration, issues of the Campus Report, magazine articles, and clippings. Incidents specific to Stanford include sit-ins at the Applied Electronics Laboratory, Encina Hall, and the Stanford University Hospital, and the dismissal of Prof. Bruce Franklin. Items of note include the booklet "The Goods on AEL declassified by the April 3rd Movement" (box 1, folder 1) and Yale University, 1968-69, Report of the President (box 2, folder 3).

Access Terms

Franklin, H. Bruce (Howard Bruce), 1934-
Student movements--California--Stanford
Students--Political activity


Collection Contents

Box 1, Folder 1

Stanford student unrest 1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 2

Stanford student unrest 1969-1970

Box 1, Folder 3

Stanford student unrest, clippings 1969-1970

Box 1, Folder 4

Stanford student unrest 1971-1972

Box 1, Folder 5

Stanford student unrest, clippings 1971-1972

Box 1, Folder 6

Stanford Ad Hoc Faculty Information Committee 1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 7-8

Student unrest 1968-1969

Box 1, Folder 9

Outgoing letter 1969 Feb 7

Box 2, Folder 1-2

Student unrest, clippings 1968-69

Box 2, Folder 3

Student unrest 1969-1970

Box 2, Folder 4

University of Wisconsin, Kaufman case, report 1971