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Guide to the University of California, Santa Barbara, Students for Free Political Action Collection
UArch 103  
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Table of contents What's This?
  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: University of California, Santa Barbara, Students for Free Political Action Collection
    Dates: 1964-1965
    Collection number: UArch 103
    Creator: University of California, Santa Barbara. Students for Free Political Action
    Collection Size: 0.2 linear feet (1 half-size document box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The Students for Free Political Action (SFPA) were formed during a period at UCSB and campuses across the country when students increasingly became politically active. SFPA was particularly interested in assuring the means for political free speech on campus, including students' rights to distribute literature, invite speakers, etc., and to encourage student participation in their university government. The collection contains some correspondence, event flyers, meeting minutes, constitution drafts, and other documents.
    Physical location: Del Sur, University Archives.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    University of California, Santa Barbara, Students for Free Political Action Collection. UArch 103. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Undetermined.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    From the Constitution of the Students for Free Political Action, folder 3:
    "The Purpose of the Students for Free Political Action is to broaden the representation and widen the interest in student government, toward the goal of asserting the 'decisive voice in the determination and the administration of broad areas of University policy' which rightfully belongs to the students."
    The Students for Free Political Action (SFPA) were formed during a period at UCSB and campuses across the country when students increasingly became politically active. SFPA was particularly interested in assuring the means for political free speech on campus, including students' rights to distribute literature, invite speakers, etc., and to encourage student participation in their university government.
    The collection contains some correspondence, event flyers, meeting minutes, constitution drafts, and other documents.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    University of California, Santa Barbara. Students for Free Political Action
    Student movements -- California -- Political activity -- History.

    Related Material

    Materials on similar student groups and contemporary issues can be found in the UCSB Student Organizations collection, UArch 101.
    Files on student elections in Associated Students subject files, UArch 21; Associated Students records, UArch 19; and Office of Public Information subject files, UArch 12.
    Monographs on similar student organizations and movements, particularly the Free Speech Movement, at UC Berkeley can be searched on the online catalog, Pegasus.