Columbia University Archives

Historical subject files, 1810s-2022, bulk 1968-1972

Series VII: Demonstrations, 1920s-2000s

Newspaper and magazine clippings, press releases, flyers, and other printed matter concerned with demonstrations and protests of Columbia students, faculty, and staff. Demonstrations address many national and international events, including South Africa divestment, Clarence Thomas Supreme Court hearings, civil rights and abortion. Although there is one folder on the topic of the 1968 crisis on campus, most information about the 1968 demonstrations and subsequent take over of campus buildings can be found in a stand alone collection,University Protest and Activism Collection, 1958-1999 (bulk dates 1968-1972). Folders are arranged alphabetically and chronologically.

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Box 124 Folder 6 to 7 General, 1920s-1960s, (2 Folders)

Box 125 Folder 1 to 4 General, 1960s-2010s, (4 Folders)

Box 125 Folder 5 Abortion Rights, 1990s

Box 125 Folder 6 Anti-Vietnam War, 1960s-1970s, undated, 1960s-1970s, undated

Box 125 Folder 7 Audubon Controversy,1990s

Box 125 Folder 8 Budget Cuts, 1990s

Box 126 Folder 1 Campus Crisis, 1968-1969

Box 126 Folder 2 Campus Expansion and Housing, 1960s-2000s

Box 126 Folder 3 Civil Disobedience, 1960s

Box 126 Folder 4 Civil Rights and Liberties, 1930s-2000s

Box 126 Folder 5 El Salvador, 1980s

Box 126 Folder 6 Financial Aid, 1990s

Box 126 Folder 7 Flyers--Demonstrations, 1960s-1970s

Box 126 Folder 8 Haiti, 1993

Box 126 Folder 9 IDA Henkin Committee, 1968-1969

Box 126 Folder 10 Iran, 1960s


Box 126 Folder 11 Divestment, 2000s

Box 126 Folder 12 Palestine Conflict, 1980s

Box 126 Folder 13 Jason, 1980s

Box 297 Folder 4 John Hay Hall--Food Service Strike, 1964

Box 126 Folder 14 Rodney King--Verdict, 1990s

Box 126 Folder 15 Middle Eastern and Asian Languages and Cultures Department of--ControversyMEALAC),, 2000s

Box 126 Folder 16 Occupy Columbia, 2010s

Box 127 Folder 1 Persian Gulf War, 1991

Box 127 Folder 2 Rules of Conduct--Development, 1960s-1990s

Box 127 Folder 3 School of International Affairs, 1960s-1970s

Box 127 Folder 4 to 6 South Africa Divestments, 1980s-1990s, (3 Folders)

(See Also: Button Collection)

Box 127 Folder 7 Spectator Riots of 1932, 1932, 1932, 1932

(See Also: Reed Harris Biographical File)

Box 428 Folder 6 Student Workers of Columbia - Strike Materials, 2021

(see also: Flat Files collection for posters. Local 2110 and Graduate Student Union files in this collection for additional information.)

Box 127 Folder 8 Sweatshops, 1990s-2000s

Box 127 Folder 9 Clarence Thomas Nomination, 1990s