Series 2: Union Theological Seminary, 1968 -- 1971
This series is open for research.
1 linear feet; 1 linear foot; 2 boxes
This series contains materials relating to student activism, specifically at Union and Columbia surrounding Vietnam, student responses to the Black Manifesto, bail funds for incarcerated members of the Black Panther Party, President John C. Bennett's involvement with campus activism, as well as non-Columbia related materials on political mobilization on a global scale. Other UTS-related materials include runs of the student publication, Plastic Bag and Mini Bag (including issues from 1970, heretofore not included in the Burke's archive), Union Commission materials, memoranda and administrative press releases to the campus community in light of direct actions on campus. This series also includes Langston's personal and academic writings, readings, and writings by peers and mentors, all collected as part of Langston's coursework at Union. Finally, this series also includes photographs taken during Langston's time at Union, including a rally to free the Panther 21, and street shots of the Morningside Heights neighborhood.