Guide to the Stanford Divestment Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
Copyright © 2015 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.

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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).

Collection Contents

Box 1

Papers