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Vivian Segall papers on the May 1970 strike

 Collection
Identifier: PP-C22

Summary

This collection contains materials pertaining to the 1970 college-wide strike protesting the Vietnam War, held from May 5-10 at Connecticut College. It includes proposals and resolutions, the newsletter Strike Connecticut College, fact sheets for community canvassers, schedule and related documents from Parents Weekend (which took place during the strike), information on the Black Panthers, and two armbands. The items were collected by Vivian Segall, class of 1973, at the end of her freshman year.

Dates

  • May 1970

Access

This collection is open for research.

Extent

0.0625 Linear Feet (1 folder)

Language of Materials

English

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Vivian Segall, class of 1973, in July 2021.

Related Materials

Other materials related to the 1970 strike at Connecticut College are in RG 01D.09 Vietnam War collection

Condition Description

Good; some documents are stained

Processing Information

Processed by Deborah Kloiber, College Archivist, July 2021.
Title
Guide to the Vivian Segall papers on the May 1970 strike
Status
Completed
Author
Deborah Kloiber, College Archivist
Date
July 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Linda Lear Center for Special Collections and Archives Repository

Contact:
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave
New London CT 06320 United States
860-439-2686