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Guide to the Six Weeks in Spring, 1985: Managing Student Protest at UC Berkeley., 1985
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  • Collection Summary
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Collection Summary

    Collection Title: Six Weeks in Spring, 1985: Managing Student Protest at UC Berkeley.,
    Date (inclusive): 1985
    Collection Number: CU-150.1
    Extent: Number of containers:3 boxes (including 29 cassette tapes) Linear feet: .8
    Repository: The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
    Berkeley, California 94720-6000
    Physical Location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
    Languages Represented: English

    Information for Researchers


    Collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library 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 by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Six Weeks in Spring, 1985: Managing Student Protest at UC Berkeley., CU-150.1, University Archives, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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    Additional leaflets may be found in
    Title: Sather Gate Handbills
    (308h.H24; arranged chronologically).

    Administrative Information

    Acquisition Information

    Transferred from the Regional Oral History Office in 1986

    Scope and Content

    Transcripts and tapes of sixteen interviews conducted during July-August 1985 documenting events on the University of California, Berkeley, campus in April-May 1985 and administrative response to student activities protesting university policy on investments in South Africa.
    The interviews were conducted by Gabrielle Morris and Julie Sherer of the Regional Oral History Office, at the request of and underwritten by the Berkeley's Office of the Chancellor.
    Interviewees include Ira Michael Heyman, chancellor, Watson M. Laetsch, Roderic B. Park, and Ronald W. Wright, vice-chancellors, Richard P. Haffner, public affairs officer, John Cummins and Michael R. Smith, chancellor's staff, Patrick Hayashi and B. Thomas Travers, undergraduate affaris, Mary F. Jacobs, Hal Reynolds and Michelle Woods, student affairs, and Derry Bowles, William Foley, Joseph Johnson and Ellen R. Stetson, campus police.
    The collection also includes supporting documents, including ephemera, leaflets and news accounts of the protests.