Lawrence Felix Kramer Papers,1966-1980, [1966-1972 (bulk)]

Collection Number: 37-7-2151

Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Cornell University Library


DESCRIPTIVE SUMMARY

Title:
Lawrence Felix Kramer papers, 1966-1980, 1966-1972 (bulk)
Collection Number:
37-7-2151
Creator:
Kramer, Lawrence Felix,
Quantity:
5.4 cubic ft.
Forms of Material:
Correspondence, publications, newspapers, printed material notes and organizational records.
Repository:
Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library
Abstract:
Collection consists of documents, correspondence and publications generated by leftist political groups active in the Ithaca, New York area from 1966 to 1972.
Language:
Collection material in English


BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Lawrence Kramer was a member of the Class of 1970 at Cornell University.

COLLECTION DESCRIPTION

Collection consists of documents, correspondence and publications generated by leftist political groups active in the Ithaca, New York area from 1966 to 1972. Also, material concerning political events and disturbances, such as the takeover of Willard Straight Hall, Cornell University, April 1969; the Cornell draft resistance, and the involvement of Bruce Dancis and Daniel Berrigan (1966-1968); the Cornell Trojan Horse incident, January 1967; and anti-Vietnam War protests. Also, documentation of the activities and internal evolution of organizations including The Office and the Glad Day Press (1966-1971); the national and campus branch of Students for a Democratic Society (1967-1969); the Cornell Draft Resistance (1967-1968); National Caucus of Labor Committees, and its publications, Solidarity, New Solidarity, Crisis, and Campaigner; the Socialist Labor Committee (1971-1972), including its national publications, Crisis, Quantum, and Perspectives; the Socialist Labor Committee in Ithaca, New York, and its publications, The Eleventh Hour and ILR Voice; the Socialist Workers' Party; the Worker-Student Alliance and their publication, New Left Notes;; the Young Socialist Alliance; the New Left; the Ithaca Labor Committee; the Independent Socialists; the Independent Radical Coalition; the Cornell Mobilization Direct Action Project; National Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam; New American Movement; Progressive Labor Party; The Resistance, Ithaca, New York; and the Ithaca Neighborhood Center.
Also, materials on the Revolutionary Youth Movement and Revolutionary Youth Movement II, and their publications Fire and Liberated Guardian; and Students for a Constructive Foreign Policy, Cornell University. Printed material includes magazines, newsletters, pamphlets, brochures and leaflets, and internal documents such as position papers, proposals and drafts of documents. Other material includes published and unpublished commentaries and articles, as well as political journals, meeting notes, correspondence and notes of Lawrence Kramer; government files obtained through requests under the Freedom of Information Act; clippings and editorial material concerning left groups and events; lists of signers of public petitions; university disciplinary citations; buttons and other memorabilia. Some material has been annotated by Kramer and Peter Agree (Cornell University Class of 1969).
There is also information on early left-wing activities of Lyndon LaRouche, then using the alias Lyn Marcus.
SUBJECTS

Names:
Kramer, Lawrence Felix, 1949-
Agree, Peter.
Berrigan, Daniel.
Dancis, Bruce.
LaRouche, Lyndon H.
Cornell Draft Resistance.
Cornell Mobilization Direct Action Project.
Cornell University -- Societies, etc.
Cornell University -- Strikes.
Cornell University -- Students.
Cornell University
Glad Day Press.
Independent Radical Coalition.
Independent Socialists.
Ithaca Labor Committee.
Ithaca Neighborhood Center.
National Caucus of Labor Committees.
National Mobilization to End the War in Vietnam.
New American Movement (Organization)
New Left.
Office (Organization)
Progressive Labor Party.
Resistance (Ithaca, N.Y.) (Organization)
Revolutionary Youth Movement II.
Revolutionary Youth Movement.
Socialist Labor Committee (Ithaca, N.Y.)
Socialist Labor Committee.
Socialist Workers Party
Socialist Workers' Party.
Students for a Constructive Foreign Policy (Cornell University)
Students for a Democratic Society (Cornell University)
Students for a Democratic Society.
Worker-Student Alliance.
Young Socialist Alliance.
Vietnam War (1961-1975)

Titles:
Trojan horse.

Subjects:
Freedom of information.
Hippies.
Draft resisters.
Radicalism.
Social history -- 1960-1970.
Social history -- bib0.
Socialism.
Student movements.
Student strikes.
College students -- Political activity.
Underground newspapers.
Underground press.
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements.
Young adults -- Political activity.
College students -- Political activity
Draft resisters
Freedom of information
Hippies
Protest movements
Radicalism
Social history
Socialism
Societies
Students
Underground press publications


INFORMATION FOR USERS

Restrictions on Use:
Donor retains literary rights to the notes, drafts, and published materials written by him contained in the collection.
Cite As:
Lawrence Felix Kramer, Collector. Papers, #37-7-2151. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

CONTAINER LIST

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All the material in the collection may not be covered by this guide.