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Guide to the Jim Tranquada Collection on the Divestment Movement at Stanford University
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Scope and Contents note
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC1021
    Creator: Tranquada, Jim.
    Title: Jim Tranquada collection on the divestment movement at Stanford University
    Dates: 1970-1978
    Physical Description: 0.5 Linear feet
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information


    Materials were the gift of Jim Tranquada, 2011.

    Information about Access

    Access: Materials are open to research use.

    Scope and Contents note

    Collection consists of materials compiled by Tranquada while covering the Stanford divestment movement as a reporter for the Stanford Daily in 1977-1978. The material includes leaflets created by the Stanford Committee for Responsible Investment Policy (SCRIP); press releases issued by SCRIP, Stanford News Service, and ASSU; copies of Board of Trustees correspondence; reporters' notes' press coverage of the divestment movement at Stanford and elsewhere; and copies of organizing booklets published by campus progressives, including Fire and Sandstone (Stanford, circa 1970), Disorientation (Berkeley, circa 1977); and Organize (Stanford, circa 1978).

    Access Terms

    Stanford Committee for Responsible Investment Policy..
    Stanford University. Board of Trustees.
    Apartheid--South Africa.
    Students--Political activity.