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Max Heirich papers relating to the Free Speech Movement, 1964-1971.
BANC MSS 2003/326 cLOCALPhonotape 3637 A:1-19LOCALBANC CD 575LOCALPhonotape 3637 C:1-19LOCAL
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Max Heirich papers relating to the Free Speech Movement, 1964-1971


Heirich, Max., creator


Contains research material, grant application, correspondenc manuscripts. Research materials include biographies of regents, essays written about the Free Speech Movement (FSM) by other authors, handbills, notes taken at rallies and meetings, surveys conducted on the Berkeley campus, police response to student conflicts, interview transcripts, notes and questions, and published accounts of FSM activities. Interviews include Ron Anastasi, Bettina Aptheker, Earl Bolton, Jo Freeman, Art Goldberg, Jackie Goldberg, Richard Hafner, Clark Kerr, John Leggett, S.M. Lipset, Martin Meyerson, Dustin Miller, Dick Roman, Mike Rossman, Mario Savio, Neil Smelser, Katherine Towle, Jack Weinberg, and Arleigh Williams, as well as others involved with FSM. Manuscript materials do not contain a full manuscript.
Interviews of: Earl Bolton, Jo Freeman, S.M. Lipset, Edward Sampson, Arthur Sharbis, Neil Smelser, Katherine Towle, Arleigh Williams and Reginald Zelnik.


1964 (issued)


Anastasi, Ron
Heirich, Max
Aptheker, Bettina
Bolton, Earl C
Leggett, John C
Lipset, Seymour Martin
Freeman, Jo
Goldberg, Arthur Lee
Goldberg, Jackie
Hafner, Richard Pollard
Meyerson, Martin
Miller, Dustin Mark
Roman, Richard
Kerr, Clark -- 1911-2003
Rossman, Michael
Savio, Mario
Smelser, Neil J
Towle, Katherine Amelia -- 1898-
Weinberg, Jack
Williams, Arleigh Taber -- 1912-
Zelnik, Reginald E
University of California, Berkeley -- History -- 1961-1970
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Sociology.
University of California (System). -- Regents -- Biography
Free Speech Movement (Berkeley, Calif.)
Student movements -- California -- Berkeley
College students -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews
College teachers -- California -- Berkeley -- Interviews
Demonstrations -- California -- Berkeley
Social surveys -- California -- Berkeley
Police -- California -- Berkeley


Max Heirich was a graduate student in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley at the beginning of the Free Speech Movement. His dissertation, "Demonstrations at Berkeley: collective behavior during the Free Speech Movement of 1964-1965," (c1968) documented the developments of the FSM which was published as "The beginning: Berkeley, 1964" (c1970) and later expanded and published as "The spiral of conflict: Berkeley, 1964" (c1971).


Manuscripts for publication.

Physical Description:

8 boxes and 1 oversize box (3.4 linear ft.)
19 sound reels




BANC MSS 2003/326 cLOCAL
Phonotape 3637 A:1-19LOCAL
Phonotape 3637 C:1-19LOCAL