Collection title: University of Maine Student Political Activity Collection
Collection number: MS 558
Dates of collection: 1966-1978
Size of collection: 1 box
Restrictions on access and use: This collection is kept at Fogler Library's offsite storage facility. One week's notice is required for retrieval.
Scope and Content Note
The collection contains material concerning student political activity on the campus of the University of Maine during the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. It includes information about political groups such as the Students for a Democratic Society, Young Workers Liberation League and the General Left Caucus. It also contains position papers, correspondence, and newspaper clippings as well as material on Vietnam War protests and the student strike on the university campus in May 1970.
Contents of Box
1-4 Materials dealing with student dissent, 1960’s and 70’s
5 Student paper: The SDS at Orono, 1965-70 by Kenneth Hodgkins
6-7 Statement on campus disorders
8 Materials dealing with student dissent, 1960’s & 1970’s; donated by Maine General Alumni Association (clippings)
9- 10 Clippings dealing with student dissent
11 Student paper: UMO student reaction to the Kent State killings
12 Students For a Democratic Society program for the University of Maine
13 Marsh Island Bugle, University of Maine History Department newsletter, nos. 5-11, 1968-1969
14 The Paper, 1970
15 Students for a Democratic Society Orono Free Press
16 General Left Caucus. A Student Reorientation
17 “Paine” News from Bangor, Maine
18 Students for a Democratic Society. Spark
19 The Maine Campus: selected issues with student dissent, 1967-74
20 Misc. papers on student revolution
21 Student paper: Student activism: a case study of SDS at UMO.
22 Farber, Jerry: The Student as Nigger
23 Misc. Materials. Student Issues… peace, drugs, ERA
24 “The not so Maine Campus;” issues with student dissent
25 Piscataquis Free Press; Maine Free Press, May 10, 1961- March 1, 1971
26 Materials dealing with student dissent, 1960’s & 70’s
27 Interview: The Real Crisis on the Campus
28 Maine Peace Committee Newsletter, Dec. 1976
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