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Northwestern Students for a Better Environment

 Collection
Identifier: 31/6/100

  • Staff Only
The Northwestern Students for a Better Environment records cover the activities of a group of students and faculty at Northwestern University to gain regional and national attention in their fight against pollution. The collection contains mainly flyers and posters, press releases, publications, clippings, and materials on the "Project Survival", "Earth Day" and "Sun Week." The collection spans the years from 1969 through 2010.

Dates

  • 1969-2010
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1969-1978
  • Other: Date acquired: 02/07/1979

Creator

Extent

1.00 Boxes

Arrangement Note

The Northwestern Students for a Better Environment (NSBE) records are arranged in one box. It contains flyers, handbills and posters. Items within the file are arranged chronologically. They span the years from 1969 through 1988. Materials on Project Survival are arranged chronologically. They span the years from 1970 through 2010. Items within the Publications and Reports file are arranged chronologically. They date from 1970. Materials on the action Sunrise are arranged chronologically. They date from 1977 through 1978. General information contains mainly clippings and press releases on the NSBE. Items within each folder are arranged chronologically and span the dates from 1969 through 1995.

Source of Acquisition

The Students for a Better Environment records were donated to the University Archives by James A. Sweet via William K. Beatty as accession 79-116
Title
Guide to the Northwestern Students for a Better Environment
Author
Yvonne Spura
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Northwestern University Archives Repository

Contact:
Deering Library, Room 110
1970 Campus Dr.
Evanston IL 60208-2300 US
847-491-3354