Challenge To Governance Project Records,1969-1970.

Collection Number: 47-5-1309

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Challenge to Governance Project records, 1969-1970.
Collection Number:
47-5-1309
Creator:
Cornell University. Libraries. Challenge to Governance Project.
Quantity:
5.1 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, transcripts of interviews, minutes, statements, broadsides, photographs, clippings
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Correspondence, transcripts of interviews, minutes, statements, broadsides, photographs, clippings, and other materials pertaining to civil rights activism and the work of various groups at Cornell to alter the institution's governing structure.
Language:
Collection material in English


ORGANIZATIONAL HISTORY

The Cornell University Libraries, represented by the Program in Oral History and the University Archives, collected primary source materials and conducted interviews concerning changes in the governance of the university due to campus activism during the late 1960s. The project was coordinated by University Archivist Herbert Finch and Cornell Program in Oral History Director Gould P. Colman.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Correspondence, transcripts of interviews, minutes, statements, broadsides, photographs, clippings, and other materials pertaining to civil rights activism and the work of various groups at Cornell to alter the institution's governing structure.
This collection includes incoming correspondence and clippings from alumni to President Perkins and Vice President Steven Muller; notes, clippings, and statements from various Cornell departments and interest groups; files of the Mass Media Committee, the Barton Hall Commission, the Constituent Assembly, the June (1969) issue of the CORNELL ALUMNI NEWS, and the WHCU News Department; a geographically arranged file of newspaper clippings from the United States, France, and England; circulars and broadsides; copies of papers by students and faculty members regarding their impressions of campus events; a file of all news releases issued by the university pertaining to the events on campus; and letters, reports, and photographs relating to the occupation of Willard Straight Hall. Subjects include the Vietnam War and the peace movement; the rights of women and minorities, especially blacks' rights and the militant takeover of Willard Straight; efforts to change the governing system at Cornell; and related issues.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Cornell University.
Muller, Steven.
Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998.
Cornell University--Administration.
Cornell University--Public relations.
Cornell University--Students.
Cornell University. Constituent Assembly.
Cornell University. Mass Media Committee.
WHCU (Radio Station : Ithaca, N.Y.)

Titles:
Cornell alumni news.

Subjects:
African American student movements.
African Americans--Education.
College students--Political activity.
College students--New York (State)--Ithaca.
College student government.
Student movements.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Protest movements.
Women college students.
Women's rights.
Willard Straight Hall takeover, 1969.
Self-government (in higher education)

Form and Genre Terms:
Videotapes.


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Cite As:
Challenge to Governance Project records, #47-5-1309. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

Container
Description
Box 1 Folder 1
Academic Freedom
Box 1 Folder 2
Active Opposition
Box 1 Folder 3
Alumni Affairs
Box 1 Folder 4
Anthropology Dept.
Box 1 Folder 5
Articles - Misc.
Box 1 Folder 6
Barton Hall Agenda & Statements (Personal & News Releases)
Box 1 Folder 7
Barton Hall - Drafting Committee
Box 1 Folder 8
Barton Hall - General Statements
Box 1 Folder 9
Barton Hall - Proposals on Academic Freedom
Box 1 Folder 10
Barton Hall - Proposals for a Constituent Assembly (Including Restructuring Committee)
Box 1 Folder 11
Barton Hall - Proposals for Classes and Grading, Spring 1969
Box 1 Folder 12
Barton Hall - Proposals and Motions on Racism
Box 1 Folder 13
Barton Hall - Steering Committee
Box 1 Folder 14
Black Liberation Front - ABS
Box 1 Folder 15
Broadsides, Leaflets, and Handouts
Box 1 Folder 16
Broadsides, Leaflets, and Handouts
Box 1 Folder 17
Broadsides, Leaflets, and Handouts
Box 1 Folder 18
Broadsides, Leaflets, and Handouts
Box 1 Folder 19
Broadsides, Leaflets, and Handouts
Box 1 Folder 20
Broadsides, Leaflets, and Handouts
Box 1 Folder 21
Clippings - Boston Globe News
Box 1 Folder 22
Clippings - Canada
Box 1 Folder 23
Clippings - Chicago Tribune & Chicago Daily News
Box 1 Folder 24
Clippings - Christian Science Monitor
Box 1 Folder 25
Clippings - Daily News - NY
Box 1 Folder 26
Clippings - Detroit Free Press
Box 1 Folder 27
Clippings - Detroit News
Box 1 Folder 28
Clippings - Florida
Box 1 Folder 29
Clippings - Hartford
Box 1 Folder 30
Clippings - Ithaca Journal
Box 1 Folder 31
Clippings - Ithaca Journal
Box 1 Folder 32
Clippings - Ithaca Journal
Box 1 Folder 33
Clippings - Ithaca Journal
Box 1 Folder 34
Clippings - Massachusetts
Box 1 Folder 35
Clippings - Michigan
Box 1 Folder 36
Clippings - Misc
Box 1 Folder 37
Clippings - Misc
Box 1 Folder 38
Clippings - Misc
Box 1 Folder 39
Clippings - Misc
Box 1 Folder 40
Clippings - Missouri
Box 1 Folder 41
Clippings - New Jersey
Box 1 Folder 42
Clippings - New York Misc
Box 1 Folder 43
Clippings - New York Post
Box 1 Folder 44
Clippings - New York Times
Box 1 Folder 45
Clippings - New York Times
Box 1 Folder 46
Clippings - New York Times
Box 1 Folder 47
Clippings - New York Times
Box 1 Folder 48
Clippings - New York Times
Box 1 Folder 49
Clippings - New York Times
Box 1 Folder 50
Clippings - Newsday
Box 1 Folder 51
Clippings - Ohio
Box 1 Folder 52
Clippings - Pennsylvania
Box 1 Folder 53
Clippings - Rochester Democrat Chronicle
Box 1 Folder 54
Clippings - Syracuse Herald Journal & Post Standard
Box 1 Folder 55
Clippings - Tennessee
Box 1 Folder 56
Clippings - Texas
Box 1 Folder 57
Clippings - Washington Post
Box 1 Folder 58
Clippings - Wisconsin
Box 1 Folder 59
College of Agriculture
Box 1 Folder 60
College of Arts & Sciences
Box 1 Folder 61
College of Engineering & Related Fields
Box 1 Folder 62
Committee of Concerned Faculty
Box 1 Folder 63
Committee on Mass Media
Box 1 Folder 64
Constituent Assembly Research Group #3 - Military Establishment & Business Community Relations
Box 1 Folder 65
Cornell Crisis - Memoirs
Box 1 Folder 66
Cornell Daily Sun & Other CU Materials
Box 1 Folder 67
Cornell University Faculty
Box 1 Folder 68
Cornell Graduate Students
Box 1 Folder 69
CU Faculty Drafting Committee
Box 1 Folder 70
CU Office of Public Information - General
Box 1 Folder 71
Departmental and Other Responses to Requests for Information
Box 1 Folder 72
Dept. Actions - Computer Science
Box 1 Folder 73
Dept. of Architecture
Box 1 Folder 74
Dept. of City & Regional Planning
Box 1 Folder 75
Dept. of Education (Including Science Education)
Box 1 Folder 76
Dept. of Rural Sociology
Box 1 Folder 77
Dept. of Rural Sociology, School of Ag.
Box 1 Folder 78
Economics Dept.
Box 1 Folder 79
Elmira Star Gazette
Box 1 Folder 80
Faculty and Student Polling Group
Box 1 Folder 81
Faculty Council
Box 1 Folder 82
Fraternity and IFC
Box 1 Folder 83
Government Dept.
Box 1 Folder 84
Graduate Coordinating Council
Box 1 Folder 85
Guns on Campus & Gun Legislation
Box 1 Folder 86
Individual Student Reactions
Box 1 Folder 87
Ithaca Community
Box 1 Folder 88
Judicial Proceedings
Box 1 Folder 89
Letters Advancing True Chronology of Events at CU
Box 1 Folder 90
Letters Advancing True Chronology of Events at CU
Box 1 Folder 91
NYS College of Home Economics
Box 1 Folder 92
NYS School of Agriculture - Student, Faculty, & Administration Statements
Box 1 Folder 93
NYS School of Home Economics
Box 1 Folder 94
NYS School of Industrial and Labor Relations
Box 1 Folder 95
Office of Public Information - General
Box 1 Folder 96
Papers
Box 1 Folder 97
Periodicals - Misc.
Box 1 Folder 98
Personal Letters
Box 1 Folder 99
Physics Dept.
Box 1 Folder 100
President Perkin's Statements
Box 1 Folder 101
Psychology Dept.
Box 1 Folder 102
Psychology Dept.
Box 1 Folder 103
Report of Presidential Commission on Military Training
Box 1 Folder 104
School of Arts & Sciences
Box 1 Folder 105
School of Engineering
Box 1 Folder 106
School of Hotel Administration
Box 1 Folder 107
Sociology Dept.
Box 1 Folder 108
Statement - Cornell's Board of Trustees
Box 1 Folder 109
Students for a Democratic Alternative
Box 1 Folder 110
Task Force on Open Admissions
Box 1 Folder 111
University Research Committee
Box 1 Folder 112
Veterinary College
Box 2 Folder 1
ABC
Box 2 Folder 2
Afro-American Society Handouts
Box 2 Folder 3
Alternatives for Constructive Tactics
Box 2 Folder 4
Barton Hall - Drafting Committee
Box 2 Folder 5
Binder - Agriculture
Box 2 Folder 6
Binder - Architecture
Box 2 Folder 7
Binder - Arts and Sciences
Box 2 Folder 8
Binder - Biology
Box 2 Folder 9
Binder - Business and Public Administration
Box 2 Folder 10
Binder - Engineering
Box 2 Folder 11
Binder - Faculty
Box 2 Folder 12
Binder - Grad. Students
Box 2 Folder 13
Binder - Home Economics
Box 2 Folder 14
Binder - Hotel Administration
Box 2 Folder 15
Binder - ILR
Box 2 Folder 16
Binder - Law School
Box 2 Folder 17
Binder - Military Sciences, Graduate School of Nutrition, University Health Services
Box 2 Folder 18
Binder - Special Interest Groups
Box 2 Folder 19
Binder - Undergraduates
Box 2 Folder 20
Binder - University Wide Information
Box 2 Folder 21
Binder - Vet School
Box 2 Folder 22
Board of Trustees
Box 2 Folder 23
Challenges to Governance Project
Box 2 Folder 24
Challenges to Governance Project
Box 2 Folder 25
Challenges to Governance Project - Project information and Chronology
Box 2 Folder 26
Chronology
Box 2 Folder 27
Clippings - Cortland Standard
Box 2 Folder 28
Clippings - Pittsburgh Press
Box 2 Folder 29
Constituent Assembly
Box 2 Folder 30
Constituent Assembly - Delegate and Research Groups and Rosters
Box 2 Folder 31
Constituent Assembly - Elections
Box 2 Folder 32
Constituent Assembly - Executive Committee
Box 2 Folder 33
Constituent Assembly - Executive Committee Minutes
Box 2 Folder 34
Constituent Assembly - Interim Steering Committee
Box 2 Folder 35
Constituent Assembly - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 36
Constituent Assembly - Newsletter
Box 2 Folder 37
Constituent Assembly - Research Group Black Studies
Box 2 Folder 38
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #2 Racism and Minority Groups
Box 2 Folder 39
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #4 University Code and Adjudicatory System
Box 2 Folder 40
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #5 Academic Freedom
Box 2 Folder 41
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #6 The University and the Disadvantaged
Box 2 Folder 42
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #7 Crisis and Change in Governance
Box 2 Folder 43
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #8 - Academic Matters
Box 2 Folder 44
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #9 Financial Resources
Box 2 Folder 45
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #10 - Social, Cultural, Aesthetic and Biological Life
Box 2 Folder 46
Constituent Assembly - Research Group #11 The Mission of the University
Box 2 Folder 47
Constituent Assembly - Research Groups and Reports
Box 2 Folder 48
Cornell Alumni Committee for Balanced Education
Box 2 Folder 49
Evans - Novak Article Controversy
Box 2 Folder 50
Handouts - Misc. Interest Groups
Box 2 Folder 51
History of the Constituent Assembly
Box 2 Folder 52
Interim Steering Committee - Lee H. Veneklassen Notes
Box 2 Folder 53
Organization of Cornell Planners
Box 2 Folder 54
Paper - Archivists and Activists by Herb Finch
Box 2 Folder 55
Periodicals - CU Misc.
Box 2 Folder 56
Periodicals - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 57
Periodicals - New Left
Box 2 Folder 58
Post-Crisis
Box 2 Folder 59
Rumor Clinic Calls
Box 2 Folder 60
Statements by Individuals
Box 2 Folder 61
Student Letters and Papers
Box 2 Folder 62
Student Letters and Papers
Box 2 Folder 63
Students for Democratic Alternative
Box 2 Folder 64
Task Force on African-American Studies
Box 2 Folder 65
The Pink Elephant - Cornell Young Republicans
Box 2 Folder 66
Alumni Reunion Forum Panel - Transcripts
Box 2 Folder 67
Alum Interviews - Transcripts
Box 2 Folder 68
News Conference - Transcripts
Box 2 Folder 69
News Conference - Transcripts
Box 2 Folder 70
James Turner Speech at Constituent Assembly - Transcripts
Box 2 Folder 71
Challenges to Governance Project
Box 2 Folder 72
Challenges to Governance Project
Box 2 Folder 73
Challenges to Governance Project
Box 2 Folder 74
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 75
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 76
Committee of Concerned Faculty
Box 2 Folder 77
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 78
Cornell Public Affairs Intern Program
Box 2 Folder 79
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 80
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 81
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 82
Handouts - Misc.
Box 2 Folder 83
Financing the Black University by Robert S. Browne
Box 3 Folder 1
Cornell University News Releases
Box 3 Folder 2
News Releases and Statements - Misc.
Box 3 Folder 3
Cornell University - News Releases, WHCU News Reports
Box 3 Folder 4
Campus Unrest at Cornell - Report of the Special Trustee Committee
Box 3 Folder 5
Cornell University Survey Conducted for the Special Trustee Committee
Box 3 Folder 6
Urban Education Before the Fall, Stanley F. Wanat & Michael R. Cohen
Box 3 Folder 7
Cornell in Crisis- A Documentary Analysis, Novick, Schatz and Rahe
Box 3 Folder 8
Summer Research Reports Cornell Constituent Assembly