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Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:

Department of African and African-American Studies Records

Identifier: WUA-01-wua00334
Scope and Contents The Department of African and African-American Studies Records documents the development of Black Studies Program at Washington University based on one of the principal demands presents in the Black Manifesto position paper issued by the Association of Black Students in 1968. Includes are reviews and progress reports of the Black Studies Program, black student guides, honors and awards information for black students and alumni, chancellor’s roundtables on African-American recruitment,...

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.

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.

John B. Ervin Scholars Program Records

Identifier: WUA-01-WUA00514
Scope and Contents

The John B. Ervin Scholars Program Records consists of anniversary materials, event programs, office files, publications, publicity materials, scholarship applications, and scholarship program scholar directories.

Student Committee For Admission of Negroes (SCAN) Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WUA-05-wua00051
Scope and Contents This collection includes documents that describe SCAN activities such as panel meetings, movie viewings, speakers, recitals, rallies and parades.  The scrapbook also includes Student Life editorials along with other newspaper clippings, pictures, and some correspondence. It includes flyers for group activities and articles that show the results of a campus wide poll on the issue.  Many newspaper clippings show the campus community’s responses to SCAN’s actions.A digital copy of...

Margaret Boyer West Papers

Identifier: WUA-03-00515
Scope and Contents

The Margaret Boyer West Papers includes material from the Ervin Scholars Program collected by Margaret Boyer West when she served as Associate Director of the Ervin Scholars Program and Assistant Dean of Arts and Science, 2010-2013.