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Scope Note: Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Black Manifesto Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WUA-05-wua00049
Scope and Contents

This collection contains the Black Position Paper of 1968, the Black Manifesto of 1968, and correspondence with Chancellor Thomas H. Eliot concerning these documents and goals.  Also included are documents relating the Brookings protest and other documents created by the student group.  The collection also contains documents detailing action taken in 1978 and 1998 by the Association of Black Students and the administrators of Washington University.

Robert G. Dixon, Jr. Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WUA-03-wua00037
Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence regarding student unrest and court case Belk vs. Eliot.  It also includes syllabi, outlines, notes, and tests from courses taught by Robert G. Dixon, Jr. at Washington University.

Environmental Response Records

Identifier: WUA-01-wua00271
Scope and Contents

This collection documents the activities of the Environmental Response organization. Material includes organizational correspondence, policy statements and activities, brochures and posters, and project information.

A small group of material in the collection unrelated to Environmental Response is a folder on the Association of Black Collegians. This significant material deals with a sit-in at Brookings Hall in 1968, and includes a copy of the protestors’ Manifesto.

Linda Kahn Collection

Identifier: WUA-04-wua00487
Scope and Contents

The Linda Kahn Papers document Kahn’s student activism at Washington University during the late 1960s. Materials include issues of Student Life, newspaper clippings, and anti-Vietnam War leaflets issued by the Washington University student group, Canvas for Peace, as well as from her semester abroad in London.

Washington University Liberation Front (WULF) Collection

Identifier: WUA-05-wua00417
Scope and Contents The Washington University Liberation Front (WULF) developed out of anti-war and anti-ROTC protests and sentiments in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The organization was created as an effort to bring greater unity among their supporters.This collection contains documents highlighting the May 1970 student riots at Washington University that culminated in students throwing a Cherry Bomb firecracker at the ROTC building and the subsequent arrests of multiple students. Washington...

Washington University New Left Federation Collection

Identifier: WUA-05-wua00427
Scope and Contents Washington University New Left Federation Collection consists of a small group of organizational materials from the New Left Federation, the National Student Labor Action Report, the St. Louis Mobilization Committee, the Washington University Ad Hoc Committee on Foreign Policy, etc. Also included are several newsletters of the St. Louis Free Press and the Vietnam Courier; publications by the Black Liberation Commission, Industrial Workers of the World, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights,...

Students Against Peabody Energy Protest Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WUA-06-wua00326
Scope and Contents This collection documents the sit-in and other protests that took place in spring of 2014 organized by the Students Against Peabody Energy. The events were student-organized and opposed the involvement of Peabody Coal, specifically the CEO of Peabody Energy, Gregory Boyce, having a seat on the Washington University Board of Trustees. Materials in this collection document the student perspective, the official University statements, as well as numerous news...

Students for a Democratic Society Records

Identifier: WUA-05-wua00190
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Washington University Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) material, including information from conferences and meetings, newsclippings, publications, membership lists, minutes of meetings of St. Louis chapter, and unclassified letters, as well as various publications collected by Terry Koch.

Daniel Gray Thomas Papers

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WUA-04-wua00011
Scope and Contents

Research materials, manuscript drafts, and interview recordings gathered by Thomas in writing his thesis.

Washington University Student Union, Files of President Ben Zaricor

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: WUA-05-wua00189
Scope and Contents This material was collected by Ben Zaricor as President of Washington University Student Union, including: correspondence, proposals to University Community Council concerning student rights and judicial procedures, reports regarding student activities, student assembly minutes, material on student strikes, material on G.E. strike, material on judicial proceedings against Washington University students.  Other material includes items from his time as a student, various Washington University...