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   Joanne Grant Research Files, 1963-1968.

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Series I: Columbia University Student Uprisings, 1963-1968

This series contains materials that document the issues leading up to the uprising and provides a chronology of student, faculty, community and administrative involvement in the 1968 strike. The folders within each subseries are arranged alphabetically.

Subseries I.1. Pre-uprising, 1963-1968

This subseries provides early documentation of anti-Vietnam War sentiment on Columbia University’s campus including the official documentation of the Independent Committee on Vietnam as well as student responses to Columbia’s class ranking and draft policies. Finally there are five spiral bound notebooks of handwritten notes taken before and during the student strikes.

Draft Ranking--Student Responses, circa 1963-1968

Box 1
Folder 1
National Reserve Officers Training Corps, 1963-1968
Box 1
Folder 2
Notebooks,
1968
(2 Folders)
Box 1
Folder 3 to 4
Vietnam--Independent Committee at Columbia University, 1965-1967
(2 Folders)
Box 1
Folder 5 to 6

Subseries I.2. Uprising, 1966-1968

contains a compilation of fliers, SCC memoranda, meeting minutes, and statements, press releases, correspondence, and public statements documenting the student uprisings. A full chronology is followed by the materials of various student groups: the Strike Coordinating Committee, black students and students from Barnard College. Many of the student newsletters are addressed to Morris Grossner, a Columbia University student at the time and a leader in Columbia’s chapter of the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS). These materials are followed by letters of support and various other responses of those involved in the strike, as well as plans for the restructuring of the University. Also included are submissions, addressing racism, black students and the labor movement, by Columbia University students to the magazine China Features in Peking.

China Features--Submissions,
1968
Box 1
Folder 7
Chronology
Student Uprisings, 1966-1967
Box 1
Folder 8
Student Uprisings, 1968 March-June (1 of 2)
Box 1
Folder 9
Student Uprisings, 1968 March-June (2 of 2)

Box 2
Folder 1
Involvement
Barnard, 1968 April-May
Box 2
Folder 2
Black Students,
1968 April
Box 2
Folder 3
Responses
Administration, 1968 April-May
Box 2
Folder 4
Community, 1968 April-May
Box 2
Folder 5
Faculty, 1968 March-May
Box 2
Folder 6
Parents,
1968 May
Box 2
Folder 7
Students, 1968 April-May
Box 2
Folder 8
Restructuring of Columbia University,
1968 May
Box 2
Folder 9
Strike Coordinating Committee
Meeting Minutes,
1968 March
- June
Box 2
Folder 10
Official Statements and Pamphlets, 1968 March-June
Box 2
Folder 11
Strike Education Committee, 1968 May-June
Box 2
Folder 12
Surveys--Anthropology Department,
1968 April
Box 2
Folder 13

Series II: Materials Collected from Laura Foner, 1968

This series contains research materials collected from Laura Foner, a Columbia University graduate student and member of SNCC. The papers that were contributed by Foner are marked in the top right hand corner of each page with her initials: LF.

Administration, 1968 April-May

Box 3
Folder 1
Columbia Students for a Democratic Society (SDS)--Working Materials,
1968
Box 3
Folder 2
Graduate Student Union--Support and Responses,
1968
Box 3
Folder 3
Strike Coordinating Committee
Press Releases,
1968
April- May
Box 3
Folder 4
“The Rational Inquirer”,
1968
Box 3
Folder 5
Support and Responses, 1968 April-May
Box 3
Folder 6
Strike Education Committee--Class Schedules, 1968 April-May
Box 3
Folder 7

Series III: Photographs, 1968

Photographs used by Grant in her 1969 book on Columbia University student uprisings Confrontation on Campus . Most of the images are annotated on the back.

Photographs--Columbia University Student Uprisings,
1968
Box 3
Folder 8

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