Burke Library at Union Theological Seminary
 

Mark Lundeen papers, circa 1962 -- 1975

Series II: Civil rights and social justice work, 1962 -- 1975

This series is open for research.

1 linear feet; 1 linear foot; half a document box and one oversize box

This series contains materials related to Lundeen's civil rights and social justice work, including a diary from Camp Minisink; reports written by Lundeen documenting voter registration campaigns in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during Freedom Summer, as well as reports documenting social justice work Lundeen took part in under the auspices of the Delta Ministry largely in Natchez and Edwards, Mississippi; notes taken and supplemental materials compiled by Lundeen, including pamphlets, fact sheets, statistics, reports, and maps from organizations including SNCC, the Delta Ministry, and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party; selected UTS course materials related to social justice efforts, including notes, readings, clippings, and material related to the Weekend Seminars run by the Ecumenical Institute of Chicago in 1967; and photographs, negatives, proof sheets, slides, and accompanying descriptive captions and notes, as well as informal census information and maps, that Lundeen compiled documenting neighborhoods and people in Natchez, Mississippi, towards producing a Natchez poverty report.

This series is arranged in rough chronological order.

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Box 1 Folder 5 Camp Minisink diary, 1962


Box 1 Folder 6 Reports, circa 1964 -- 1966

This file contains reports written by Lundeen documenting voter registration campaigns in Hattiesburg, Mississippi during Freedom Summer, as well as reports documenting social justice work Lundeen took part in under the auspices of the Delta Ministry largely in Natchez and Edwards, Mississippi, including continued voter registration efforts, documenting slums, and recording statements of people held at penitentiaries.


Box 1 Folder 7 Notes and supplemental materials, circa 1964 -- 1966

This file contains notes taken and supplemental materials compiled by Lundeen, including pamphlets, fact sheets, statistics, reports, and maps from organizations including SNCC, the Delta Ministry, and the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party.


Box 1 Folder 8-9 UTS course materials, circa 1966 -- 1967

This file contains selected UTS course materials related to social justice efforts, including notes, readings, clippings, and material related to the Weekend Seminars run by the Ecumenical Institute of Chicago in 1967.



Box 2 Natchez poverty report photographs and materials, circa 1964 -- 1975

This file contains photographs, negatives, proof sheets, slides, and accompanying descriptive captions and notes, as well as informal census information and maps, that Lundeen compiled documenting neighborhoods and people in Natchez, Mississippi, towards producing a Natchez poverty report. Also included are slides marked as of Hattiesburg, Mississippi, and notes and photographs taken on Lundeen's circa 1974-1975 trip to Mississippi to document some of the same places.