Northwestern

1968 Democratic National Convention Collection Edit

Summary

Identifier
MS 61

Dates

  • 1965-1970 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 11/30/1981 (Other)

Extents

  • 7.00 Boxes (Whole)

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Subjects

Notes

  • Scope and Contents

    Kaye Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the days of the 1968 Democratic Convention. He collected periodical articles and materials related to the events, focusing on publicity, demonstrations, violence, arrests, reports, and the trials that followed. This collection consists of those topical files and issues of periodicals, pamphlets, and reports related to the convention and its aftermath.

  • Abstract

    The McCormick Library’s small collection on the events surrounding the 1968 Democratic National Convention in Chicago was donated by Kaye Miller in 1982. Miller, a professor at the University of Illinois at Chicago, was creating a documentary with one of his classes during the days of the convention. He collected periodical articles and materials related to the events, focusing on publicity, demonstrations, violence, arrests, reports, and the trials that followed. This collection consists of those topical files and issues of periodicals, pamphlets, and reports related to the convention and its aftermath.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    There are no restrictions on use of the materials in the department for research; all patrons must comply with federal copyright regulations.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Gift, Kaye Miller, 1982.

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    unspecified

  • Separated Materials

    Issues removed from the collection and cataloged for the McCormick Library: Political Pamphlets P201180 Crisis in Chicago, 1968 : Mayor Richard J. Daley's official report : the untold story of the convention riots, New York : Bee- Line Books, c1968. Political Pamphlets P201179 The strategy of confrontation; Chicago and the Democratic National Convention, 1968. [Chicago, 1968].  Berkeley Barb (v. 7 no. 24, 12/6/1968) L1 Am Serial for additional issues. Challenge (New York, NY) Progressive Labor Party (v. 5 no. 5, Aug 1968 & supplement) *L Am Serial.  Chicago Seed (v. 2 no. 12, 1968) L1 Am Serial C53225 for additional issues.  Eye (January 1969) L Am Serial.  Handwriting on the Wall SDS (no. 1 1968) L Am Serial.  The Ramparts Wall Poster (no. 1-5, August 1968) **L Am Serial.  Vietnam GI (August 1968) * L Am Serial.  The Wall/Street journal (Chicago, Ill. : 1968) *L Am Serial.

  • Processing Information

    Sigrid Pohl Perry, 1984.

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