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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Student Protest collection

 Collection — Container: 1 Box
Identifier: MC 52

Scope and Contents

This collection (MC 52) consists of correspondence, newsletters, pamphlets, broadsides, and related materials concerning a variety of political and campus-wide issues. Topics include anti-Viet Nam war and peace activism; environmental conservation; women’s liberation; Black power; grievances against the Rensselaer administration; departmental and faculty issues; academic freedom; campus strikes, sit-ins, and demonstrations; and other events and activities which took place at RPI during the late 1960s and early 1970s.


  • Created: 1968-1975
  • Other: Date acquired: 07/15/1988


0.40 Linear Feet

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Contains a variety of materials related to numerous political and campus movements and protests that occurred at RPI from the late 1960s through the early 1970s.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged alphabetically in one series.

T.A. Gobert
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Repository Details

Part of the Institute Archives and Special Collections Repository

110 8th Street
Institute Archives and Special Collections
Rensselaer Libraries, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
Troy NY 12180-3590 US
518 276 8340