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Guide to the Stanford Divestment Collection
SCM0285  
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • General note

  • Overview

    Call Number: SCM0285
    Creator: Hanson, Katherine H., collector
    Title: Stanford divestment collection
    Dates: 1985
    Physical Description: 0.02 Linear feet (1 folder)
    Summary: These materials primarily pertain to a meeting of the Board of Trustees in May 1985 that was marked by student protest over the issue of divesting from firms doing business in South Africa. Included are statements by the student group Stanford Out of South Africa, their brochure "A Stanford Divestment Primer," letter to trustees from Mario Huerta on divestment, and clippings. Other items include a letter from Rosamond Bacon pertaining to the sorority-fraternity situation and a press release on new alumni members to the Board of Trustees.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Cite As

    Stanford Divestment Collection (SCM0285). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Hanson earned her AB in economics at Stanford University in 1969 and later served on the Stanford Board of Trustees.

    Description of the Collection

    These materials primarily pertain to a meeting of the Board of Trustees in May 1985 that was marked by student protest over the issue of divesting from firms doing business in South Africa. Included are statements by the student group Stanford Out of South Africa, their brochure "A Stanford Divestment Primer," letter to trustees from Mario Huerta on divestment, and clippings. Other items include a letter from Rosamond Bacon pertaining to the sorority-fraternity situation and a press release on new alumni members to the Board of Trustees.

    Access Terms

    Bacon, Rosamond Clarke.
    Bacon, Rosamond Clarke.
    Hanson, Katherine H., collector
    Huerta, Mario.
    Huerta, Mario.
    Stanford Out of South Africa.
    Stanford University. Board of Trustees.
    Apartheid--South Africa.
    Students--Political activity.

    General note

    There are related materials in the Stanford University Archives Museum Collection (AM 2005-041).