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Inventory of the Robert West Beyers papers
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Box 1

Personal File, 1963-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, writings, notes and personal documents generated by Robert W. Beyers relating to the Mississippi Summer Project
Box/Folder 1 : 1

Mississippi Summer Project data sheet, 1964

Box 1

Correspondence

Box/Folder 1 : 2

1964

Box/Folder 1 : 3

1965

Box/Folder 1 : 4

Undated

Box/Folder 1 : 5

Speech material, 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and notes for talks at Stanford University and in the San Francisco Bay Area about Mississippi Summer Project
Box/Folder 1 : 6

Press releases, 1963-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Drafts and final press releases for Council of Federated Organizations in Mississippi and for Stanford University News Service
Box/Folder 1 : 7

Incident reports, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Draft and final reports of incidents of violence and discrimination associated with the Mississippi Summer Project. Includes interview summaries by Beyers and affidavits
Box/Folder 1 : 8

Mississippi notes, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 1 : 9

Miscellaneous notes, undated

Box 2

Stanford University File, 1963-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Circulated materials, newsletters and radio broadcast transcripts relating to Stanford University student participation in the Mississippi Summer Project
Box/Folder 2 : 1

General, 1964-1969.

Scope and Content Note

Circulars, lists and newsletters emanating from the Stanford University and Bay Area community about the Mississippi Summer Project. Includes lists of participating Stanford students and newsletters of Bay Area support groups
Box/Folder 2 : 2

Luke Kabat writings, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Circulated typescript and mimeographed letters by Kabat, a Stanford student volunteer in Mississippi
Box/Folder 2 : 3

KZSU (Stanford University), 1963-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Radio broadcast transcripts and reports about coverage of civil rights activities in the South
Box 2-3

Council of Federated Organizations File, 1963-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Circulars, reports, memoranda and other issuances by the Council of Federated Organizations relating to the Mississippi Summer Project
Box/Folder 2 : 4

Prospectus, leaflets and announcement of Mississippi Summer Project, 1964

Box/Folder 2 : 5

Background studies, 1963-1964.

Scope and Content Note

Includes "Outline for Projected Black Belt Program," "The General Condition of the Mississippi Negro," "The Mississippi Legislature" and "On Arkansas in General"
Box/Folder 2 : 6

Circulars, internal memoranda and reports relating to progress of the Mississippi Summer Project, 1964-1965

Box/Folder 2 : 7

Incident reports of violence and discrimination associated with the Mississippi Summer Project, 1964-1965

Box/Folder 3 : 1

Freedom Schools reports and circulars, 1964

Scope and Content Note

Includes Southern Teaching Program report
Box/Folder 3 : 2

Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party. Press releases, circulars and resolutions, 1964-1965.

Scope and Content Note

Includes report, "Mississippi: How Negro Democrats Fared"
Box 3-5

Printed Matter, 1962-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Flyers, leaflets, pamphlets, printed articles, clippings and other printed matter relating to the Mississippi Summer Project and civil rights in the South
Box/Folder 3 : 3

Congress of Racial Equality issuances, 1962-1965

Box/Folder 3 : 4

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People issuances, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 3 : 5

National Committee to Abolish the House Un-American Activities Committee issuances, 1963-1965

Box/Folder 3 : 6

Southern Christian Leadership Conference issuances, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 3 : 7

Southern Conference Educational Fund issuances, 1964

Box/Folder 3 : 8

Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee issuances, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 3 : 9

Miscellaneous civil rights organization issuances, 1964-1966

Box/Folder 3 : 10

United States government issuances (mainly by the Department of Justice), 1963-1965

Box/Folder 3 : 11

Mississippi Black Paper (documentary publication), 1965

Box/Folder 3 : 12

Sequoia (Stanford University literary magazine). Special issue focusing on the Mississippi Summer Project, 1965

Box/Folder 3 : 13

Tucker, Shirley, Mississippi from Within, 1965

Box/Folder 3 : 14

Printed miscellany, 1964-1966.

Scope and Content Note

Includes anti-communist circulars, special issue of Jet on Mississippi, and journal article reprints
Box 3-4

National press coverage of the Mississippi Summer Project and civil rights in the South

Box/Folder 3 : 15

1962-1963

Box/Folder 3 : 16

1964 January-June

Box/Folder 4 : 1

1964 July-August

Box/Folder 4 : 2

1964 September-December

Box/Folder 4 : 3

1965

Box/Folder 4 : 4

1966

Box/Folder 4 : 5

Undated

Box 4

Stanford and Bay Area press coverage of the Mississippi Summer Project and civil rights in the South

Box/Folder 4 : 6

1963

Box/Folder 4 : 7

1964

Box/Folder 5 : 1

1965-1966 and undated

Box 5

Mississippi press coverage of the Mississippi Summer Project and civil rights in the South

Box/Folder 5 : 2

1963

Box/Folder 5 : 3

1964 March-June

Box/Folder 5 : 4-5

1964 July

Box/Folder 5 : 6

1964 August-November

Box/Folder 5 : 7

1965-1966