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Student Activism at The Claremont Colleges
H.Mss.1081  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Scope and Contents
  • Arrangement
  • Related Materials
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Student Activism at The Claremont Colleges
    Dates: 2015 - 2018
    Collection number: H.Mss.1081
    Extent: 1 Linear Foot (2 document boxes)
    Repository: Claremont Colleges. Library. Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library. Claremont, CA 91711
    Abstract: This collection contains materials related to student activism and political protests at the Claremont Colleges, as well as the responses to current events and student actions made by campus administration. Beginning with protests sparked by events at Claremont McKenna College in November 2015, it contains news articles, emails; blog posts, flyers, and other print and web materials regarding student activism at the Claremont Colleges. Additions have been made through 2016, 2017, and 2018, containing primarily correspondence, publications, event promotions, and responses created by students and college administrators relating to the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath. Additional materials will be added in the event of future student protests or other activisim at the colleges.
    Language of Material: Languages represented in the collection: English.
    Physical Location: Please consult repository.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Student Activism at The Claremont Colleges (H.Mss.1081). Special Collections, The Claremont Colleges Library, Claremont, California.

    Provenance / Source of Acquisition

    Acquired by Special Collections staff, 2015-2018.

    Accruals

    Additions to the collection are anticipated.

    Processing Information

    Processed by Hannah Blythe (2016), additions processed by Sara Chetney and Shiv Pandya (2017).

    Biographical / Historical

    This collection consists of materials related to student activism and political protests at the Claremont Colleges, beginning with protests sparked by events at Claremont McKenna College in November 2015. Materials regarding other student protests, campus events, student vandalism, and student correspondence at the Claremont Colleges related to domestic and international events such as terrorist attacks in Europe and the Middle East, as well as the 2016 U.S. presidential election, are also included.

    Scope and Contents

    This collection contains news articles, emails, blog posts, flyers, and other print and web materials regarding student activism at the Claremont Colleges beginning in the fall of 2015, and continuing through 2018. The collection will be added to during future school years.

    Arrangement

    This collection has been arranged in the following series:
    Series 1: 2015
    Series 2: 2016
    Series 3: 2017
    Series 4: 2018
    Items are organized chronologically within each folder and folders are arranged alphabetically within each box.

    Related Materials

    For information on student activism and political protest at the Claremont Colleges prior to 2015 see the College Archives of Special Collections at Honnold/Mudd Library.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library’s online public access catalog.

    Subject Terms

    Students -- political activity
    Student activities
    Claremont Colleges

    Genre and Form of Materials

    Posters
    Ephemera
    Correspondence