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Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Dean for Student Affairs records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0109
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection consists of correspondence, memoranda, audio and visual recordings, and newspaper clippings relating to student protests at MIT against the Vietnam War and disciplinary action taken against them. Events documented include the Moratorium of 15 October 1969; the November Action, 6 November 1969; and occupation of the office of the president of MIT (Howard W. Johnson), 15-16 January 1970. Panel reports and discipline hearing are also included.

Dates: 1969 - 1970

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the President and Office of the Chair of the Corporation, records of Howard W. Johnson

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0118
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection documents Howard Johnson's years as president of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and chair of the MIT Corporation, over the period 1966 to 1983. His work as president is recorded in correspondence, memoranda, and reports from MIT's academic departments, research laboratories and centers. There is correspondence and reports from MIT committees, including Academic Council and the Committee on Educational Policy, and correspondence with MIT faculty and...
Dates: 1965 - 2001

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Social Action Coordinating Committee records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: AC-0349
Abstract The Science Action Coordinating Committee (SACC) , founded at MIT, was active between 1969 and 1973 in protests against the Vietnam war and military research on campus. In 1970 SACC changed its name to the Social Action Coordinating Committee and became involved in a broader range of social causes. Records in the collection include minutes, anti-war leaflets, information about the work stoppage and teach in on March 4, 1969, faculty position papers on the Institute’s relationship with...
Dates: 1965 - 1976

Paul E. Schindler papers

 Collection — Box Shared A: [Barcode: 39080036789524]
Identifier: MC-0202
Scope and Contents

The Paul E. Schindler papers include correspondence and transcripts of interviews conducted by Schindler, editor of The Tech, with Massachusetts Institute of Technology Presidents Howard Johnson, Jerome B. Wiesner, and others regarding the November actions of 1970, and other student protests against MIT involvement with defense projects during the Vietnam War.

Dates: 1973 - 1973

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.

Dates: 1969 - 1992