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Finding aid for the Black Panther Party publications 6050
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  • Title: Black Panther Party publications
    Collection number: 6050
    Contributing Institution: USC Libraries Special Collections
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet 3 boxes
    Date (inclusive): 1967-1974
    Abstract: Newspapers published by the Black Panther Party and other writings and publications associated with the Black Panther Party.
    creator: Black Panther Party.

    Preferred Citation

    [Box/folder# or item name], Black Panther Party publications, Collection no. 6050, Special Collections, USC Libraries, University of Southern California

    Conditions Governing Use

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

    Conditions Governing Access

    COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. Advance notice required for access.

    Scope and Content

    This collection consists of a newspaper published by the Black Panther Party and other miscellaneous writings and publications associated with the Party. The title of the newspaper changes from The Black Panther Black Community News Service to The Black Panther Intercommunal News Service in February, 1971.
    Miscellaneous writings and publications include: various Black Panther newspapers titled Right On!, The Black Panther Community News Service, and Focus; a statement from the Coalition of Community Groups regarding the attacks on the Black Panther Party; a letter from the Commitee to Defend the Panthers regarding the persecution of the Black Panther Party; and a book titled We Charge Genocide.
    This is not a complete collection. Many issues of The Black Panther Black Community News Service are missing from Volume I, II, X, and XI. Some are also missing from Volume II and IX.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Black Panther Party. -- Archives
    United States--History--20th century--Archival resources