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Stuart Gedal 1968 Columbia University Strike Collection, 1966-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: UA#0235
Bib ID 12757852 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gedal, Stuart M., 1950-
Title Stuart Gedal 1968 Columbia University Strike Collection, 1966-1970
Physical Description 3.75 linear feet (3 record cartons)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

The collection is arranged in one series of thematic binders by the donor.

Description

Summary

A collection of over 340 pieces of original material related to the demonstrations at Columbia University and their after-math, focused on actvities led by the Columbia Students for a Democratic Society (Columbia SDS) to protest the Vietnam War, end the construction of a Columbia gymnasium on public park land in Harlem, and include University students in institutional decision-making. Most items date to the spring and fall of 1968, including newspaper and magazine clippings, flyers for protests and demonstrations, letters, leaflets, journal and newspaper issues, essays, notices, press releases, memos, meeting minutes, proposals, and many other items, all collected and archived by Stuart Gedal, a student at Columbia and prominent SDS member.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

Material is unprocessed. Please contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Stuart Gedal 1968 Columbia University Strike Collection; Box and Folder; University Archives, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accrual

No additions are expected

Immediate Source of Acquisition

2017.2018.M007: Source of acquisition--Stuart M. Gedal. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--7/7/2017.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Clippings (Information Artifacts) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Handbills Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Newsletters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Press releases Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Speeches (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Student strike, 1968 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Students Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University -- : Students -- : Political activity Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Stuart Gedal was a student at Columbia during the 1968 protests and strike and a prominent member of Columbia's chapter of Students for a Democractic Society (SDS).