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Science for the People records

Identifier: MC-0498


The Science for the People (SftP) collection (1969-1992) documents the activities of a group of scientists and students involved in educational and political work critical of the scientific establishment. The collection consists of correspondence, newsletters, fliers, articles, clippings, pamphlets, magazines, slides, microfilm, recordings and photographs.


  • 1969 - 1992


Access note

This collection is open.

Intellectual Property Rights

Access to collections in the Department of Distinctive Collections is not authorization to publish. Separate written application for permission to publish must be made to Distinctive Collections. Copyright of some items in this collection may be held by respective creators, not by the donor of the collection.


8 Cubic Feet (8 record cartons)

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Materials are stored off-site. Advance notice is required for use.

Related Materials in the Department of Distinctive Collections

Social Action Coordinating Committee Records (AC 349)

Union of Concerned Scientists Records (MC 434)

Related Materials

The University of Massachusetts, Amherst has a complementary collection, Science for the People records, MC-859.

Processing Information note

Some collection descriptions are based on legacy data and may be incomplete or contain inaccuracies. Description may change pending verification. Please contact the MIT Department of Distinctive Collections if you notice any errors or discrepancies.
Guide to the Records of Science for the People
Ready For Review
Anne M. Reid
(Copyright 2000)
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Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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