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Martin K. Gordon collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS2097

Scope and Contents

This collection is made up of the research files of Martin K. Gordon for the hearings on Riots, Civil and Criminal Disorders of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committee on Government Operations. The committee was investigating the protests and civil unrest that developed in the late 1960s and early 1970s. The collection includes articles from periodicals and journals, congressional committee transcripts and bibliographic materials. The documents date from 1955 to 1976 with the bulk being from 1968 to 1976.

Dates

  • 1967-1976
  • Majority of material found within 1969 - 1971

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet

Language

English

Arrangement

Organized into 4 series: Articles and Papers, Congressional Transcripts and Related Materials, Bibliographic Materials, and Ephemera.

Physical Location

Materials may be stored off-site, and may require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Martin K. Gordon, July 7, 1988.

Removed goverment documents

The following items were removed from the collection because they are available electronically.

Subversive Influences in Riots, Looting and Buring, Hearings Before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, 90th Congress, First Session, Parts: 2, 3 (Los Angeles--Watts),3-A (Los Angeles--Watts) [Corrected Print], 4 (Newark NJ), 6 (San Francisco--Berkeley),

Riots, Civil and Criminal Disorders, Hearings Before the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations of the Committeee on Government Operations United States Senate 90th Congress, Parts: 1,2,3,3A,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20,21,22,23,24, 25

Riots, Civil and Criminal Disorders, College Campus Disorders, Second Interim Report of the Committee on the Government Operations United States Senate Made by its Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations Together Additional, Individual and Minority Views Subersive Involvement in Disruption of 1968 Democratic Party National Convention, Hearings Before the Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, 90th Congress, Second Session, Parts: 1,2,3

Campus Unrest, Hearings Before the Special Subcommittee on Education of teh Committee on Education and Labor House of Representatives, 91st Congress, First Session on problems of Higher Education, Including Those Relating to Student Financial Assistance, articularly in Regard to the Eligibility rovision of Section 504 of the Higher Education Amendment of 1968

Departments of State, Justice, and Commerce, the Judiciary, and Related Agencies Apropriations for 1970, Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations House of Representatives, 91st Congress, First Session, Part: 1

Investigation of Students for a Democratic Society, Hearings Before the Committee on Internal Security, House of Represntatives, 91st Congress, first session, Parts: 1-A (Georgetown University), 1-B (Georgetown University), 2 (Kent State University), 4 (The American University), 5 (University of Chicago; Communist Party Efforts With Regard to SDS), 6-A (Columbus, Ohio, High Schools), 6-B (Akron, Ohio; Detroit, Mich.; and Pittsburgh, Pa.), 7-A (Return of Prisoners of War, and Data Concerning Camera News, Inc., "Newsreel"), 7-B (SDS Activities at Fort Dix, N.J.; Washington D.C.; and Chicago, Ill.)

Extent of Subversion in Campus Disorders: Hearings Before the Subcommittee to Invesigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate, 91st Congress, First session, Parts: 1 (Testimony of Ernesto E. Blanco), 2 (Testimony of Max Phillip Friedman)

Extent of Subversion in the "New Left", Hearings Before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate 91st Congress, second session, Part:1 (Testimony of Robert J. Thoms),2 (Testimony of Ccil M. Pharris, San Francisco Police Department), 3 (Testimony of Marjorie King and Mike Soto), 4 (Testimony of Charles Siragusa and Ronald L. Brooks), 5 (Fall River, Mass.), 6 (Testimony of James W. Rutherford, Louis Szabo, and Charles H. Gilmore), 7 (Testimony of Hugh Patrick Feely and Harry F. Port, Jr.), 8 (Testimony of Clifford A. Murray and Richard M. Schave), 9 (Tesimony of Allen Crouter and Paul Chambers)

Hearings (With subsequent staff interviews) Before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United State Senate 91st Congress, Second Session, Part:1 (Statements of Robert F. Williams), 2 (Statements of Robert F. Williams), 3 (Statements of Robert F. Williams)

Black Panther Party, Hearings Before the Committee on the Internal Security House of Representatives, 91st Congress, Second Session, Part: 1 (Investigation of Kansas City Chapter; National Organization Data), 2 (Investigation of Seattle Chapter), 3 (Investigation of Activities in Detroit, Mich.; Philadelphia, Pa; and Indianapolis, Ind.), 4 (National Office Operations and Investigation of Activities in Des Moines, Iowa, and Omaha, Nebr.),

Committee on Internal Security, Annual Report for the Year 1969, 91st Congress, first session

Committee on Internal Security, Annual Report for the Year 1970, 91st Congress, second session

Committee on Internal Security, Anual Report for the year 1971 (Together with Supplemental Views and Minoriy View), 92nd, first session

New Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, Hearings Before the Committee on Internal Security House of Representatives, 91st Congress, Second session, Part: 2

Assaults on Law Envorcement Officers: Hearings Before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary United States Senate, 91st Congress, Second Session, Part: 1 (S. 4325, S. 4348, S. 4359, S.4403), 2 (S. 4325, S. 4348, S. 4359, S.4403), 3 (S. 4325, S. 4348, S. 4359, S.4403), 4 (S. 4325, S. 4348, S. 4359, S.4403), 5 (S. 4325, S. 4348, S. 4359, S.4403)

Hearings Before the Committee on Internal Security House of Representatives 92nd Congress, first session: Progressive Labor Party

Hearings Before the Committee on Internal Security House of Representatives 92nd Congress, first session: National Peace Action Coalition (NPAC), and Peoples Coalition for Peace & Justice (PCPJ), Part: 1,2,3, 4

Hearings Before the Select Committee on Crime House of Representatives, 92nd Congress, First Session, American Prisons in Turmoil, Part:1

Hearings Before and Special Report Made By committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives on Subjects Affecting the Navel and Military Establishments 1972, 92nd Congress, Second Session, books: 2 of 4, 3 of 4, 4 of 4 (and index?)

Revolutionary Activities Directed Toward the Administration of Penal or Correctional Systems, Hearings Before the Committee on Internal Security House of Representatives, 93ed Congress, First Session, Part: 2, 3

Attempt to Steal the Bicentennial The Peoples Bicentennial Commission, Hearings Before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, 94th Congress, Second session
Title
Preliminary Guide to the [Martin K. Gordon Collection], 1955-1976
Status
Completed
Author
University Archives, Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2008
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

Contact:
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Washington 20052 United States of America