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Preliminary Inventory of the Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft records
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Accruals
  • Historical Note
  • Scope and Content Note

  • Title: Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft records,
    Date (inclusive): 1969-2010
    Collection Number: 91106
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: German
    Physical Description: 240 manuscript boxes (128.8 linear feet)
    Abstract: Minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, press releases, printed matter, and photographs, relating to education in West Germany and reunified Germany, and especially to radicalism in German educational institutions.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft.

    Access

    Boxes 117-122, 130-137, and 159-178 closed until 2021 March 5.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copiesof audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft records, [Box no.], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired between 1991 and 2010. An increment was added in 2011.

    Accruals

    Increments may have been received since this finding aid was prepared. Please check Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ to find the full extent of the collection.

    Historical Note

    The Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft was established in 1970 in West Germany to promote academic freedom. One of the organization's main activities was the publishing of journals, pamphlets, and monographs on subjects related to higher education in Germany. The organization produced several of its own journals, -including Hochschulpolitischen Informationen, Moderator, and Freiheit der Wissenschaft. In addition to these publications, the Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft also published numerous pamphlets and monographs of German scholars affiliated with the organization. The Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft also hosted regular forums on topics related to education and higher education reform.

    Scope and Content Note

    Minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, press releases, printed matter, and photographs, relating to education in West Germany and reunified Germany, and especially to radicalism in German educational institutions.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Conservatism.
    Education--Germany (West)
    Education.
    Germany.
    Radicalism--Germany (West)
    Student movements--Germany (West)
    Universities and colleges--Germany (West)