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Richard Dunlop collection on Vietnam War-era Protests

 Collection
Identifier: MS2176

Collection Scope and Content

This collection contains papers, images, sound recordings, and memorabilia related to various social issues, including the Vietnam War, civil rights, women's rights, poverty, communism, and the environment. The material dates from 1959-86, and documents protest activities in the Washington, DC area and other parts of the United States. The papers form the bulk of the collection, and include flyers, newsletters, reports, government documents, pamphlets, posters, stickers, schedules, calendars, ticket stubs, and sheet music. The materials contain information about both the political and moral objections to war and support of social causes, as well as information about specific protests, marches, sit-ins and other events. The collection also contains photographs and slides of protest demonstrations and recordings of talks on the subjects of pacifism and civil rights. The collection contains a large number of buttons with slogans advocating peace and civil rights.

The term papers used as folder titles refers to documents such as flyers, newsletters, reports, government documents, pamphlets, posters, stickers, schedules, calendars, ticket stubs, and sheet music.

Dates

  • 1959-1986

Creator

Restrictions on Access

Some records may be restricted.

Restrictions on 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.

Biographical Note

Richard E. Dunlop was active in the anti-Vietnam war and civil rights movements of the 1960's and 1970's. He is a retired federal administrative judge.

Extent

9 Linear Feet

Language

English

Abstract

Collection contains papers, images, sound recordings, and memorabilia related to various social issues, including the Vietnam War, civil rights, women's rights, poverty, communism, and the environment. The material dates from 1959-86, and documents protest activities in the Washington, DC area and other parts of the United States.

Acquisition Information

The collection was donated by Richard Dunlop in 2004. A number of books were included with this donation. They have been separated from the manuscript materials and are now housed in the book collection.
Title
Guide to the Richard Dunlop collection on Vietnam War-era Protests, 1959-1986
Status
Completed
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2006
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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