Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Mark Lundeen papers, circa 1962 -- 1975

Series I: Anti-war activism, 1966 -- 1968

This series is open for research.

0.25 linear feet; 0.25 linear feet; half a box

This series contains selected UTS coursework of Lundeen related to the war in Vietnam, material related to anti-war organizing and resistance efforts at UTS, correspondence regarding Lundeen's decision to return his selective service cards, as well as flyers, publications, and clippings related mainly to New York-based, student and religious movement-led anti-war actions.

This series is arranged chronologically.

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Box 1 Folder 1 UTS coursework and resistance, 1966 -- 1968

This file contains selected UTS coursework of Lundeen related to the war in Vietnam, including outlines, papers, and notes, as well as preparative notes, correspondence, and publications related to anti-war organizing and resistance efforts at UTS, including a support rally for UTS student Vinnie McGee. This file also contains statements by faculty about the war, a sermon by UTS President John Bennett, and a portion of Robert Mauer's 1968 UTS BD thesis relating to the corporate connections of the UTS Board of Directors.


Box 1 Folder 2 Correspondence: return of selective service cards, 1967 -- 1968

This file contains Lundeen's correspondence with the Selective Service Local Board #21 in Fond-du-Lac, Wisconsin regarding his decision to return his selective service cards, and includes the cards themselves. This file also contains correspondence with organizations, publications, and individuals regarding this action, as well as an open letter to President Johnson.


Box 1 Folder 3 Anti-war flyers, publications, clippings, 1967 -- 1968

This file contains flyers, publications, and clippings related mainly to New York-based, student and religious movement-led anti-war actions, including rallies and draft card returns. Organizations referenced include the Peacemaker Movement, the War Resistors League, Clergy and Laymen Concerned about Vietnam, The Resistance, the Joint Strategy and Action Committee of the Episcopal, Methodist, and United Presbyterian Churches and United Church of Christ, and the National Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam.


Box 1 Folder 4 Rat: Subterranean News, May 1968

Columbia University publication with one circled article relating to University administrators profiting from the war.