Guide to the Vietnam War Protest Ephemera

Processed by Dawn Schmitz;machine-readable finding aid created by Dawn Schmitz
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Vietnam War protest ephemera
Date: 1966-1979,
Date (bulk): bulk 1971-1973
Collection Number: MS-M034
Extent: 0.4 linear feet (1 box)
Languages: The collection is in English.
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: The collection contains fliers, leaflets, booklets, pamphlets, form letters, articles, newsletters, newspapers, clippings, and a petition from the Vietnam War protest movement, largely in California. Contains anti-war organizing literature issued by organizations including Air War Vote (California), American Committee in Solidarity with the Vietnamese People (San Francisco, Calif.), American Friends Service Committee (Philadelphia, Penn.), the Indochina Peace Campaign (Santa Monica, Calif.), Medical Aid for Indochina (Cambridge, Mass.), People's Coalition for Peace and Justice (New York, N.Y.), the San Diego Convention Coalition (San Diego, Calif.), and several other groups. Also included are newspaper clippings of articles covering the anti-war movement.

Important Information for Researchers

Access

The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Vietnam War protest ephemera. MS-M034. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Acquired, 2008.

Custodial History

Collection was acquired in two installments from Bolerium Books, San Francisco, California.

Processing History

Processed by Dawn Schmitz, 2009.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection consists of fliers, leaflets, booklets, pamphlets, form letters, articles, newsletters, newspapers, clippings, and a petition from the Vietnam War protest movement, largely in California. It contains anti-war organizing literature issued by organizations including Air War Vote (California), American Committee in Solidarity with the Vietnamese People (San Francisco, Calif.), American Friends Service Committee (Philadelphia, Penn.), the Indochina Peace Campaign (Santa Monica, Calif.), Medical Aid for Indochina (Cambridge, Mass.), People's Coalition for Peace and Justice (New York, N.Y.), the San Diego Convention Coalition (San Diego, Calif.), and several other groups. Also included are newspaper clippings of articles covering the anti-war movement.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged in alphabetical order by name of the issuing organization, followed by four folders of newspaper clippings.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

Subjects

Air War Vote (Organization)
American Committee for Solidarity With the Vietnamese People
American Friends Service Committee
Indochina Peace Campaign (Organization : U.S.)
Medical Aid for Indochina (Organization)
People's Coalition for Peace and Justice
San Diego Convention Coalition
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- United States
Peace movements -- United States

Genres and Formats of Materials

Protest literature -- United States -- 20th century
Ephemera -- 20th century


Collection Contents

Box : Folder 1 : 1

Air War Vote 1972

Box : Folder 1 : 2

American Committee for Solidarity With the Vietnamese People circa 1971-1972

Box : Folder 1 : 3

American Friends Service Committee circa 1971-1979

Box : Folder 1 : 4-5

California organizations circa 1969-1978

Box : Folder 1 : 6

Indochina Peace Campaign 1974

Box : Folder 1 : 7

Medical Aid for Indochina 1972-1973

Box : Folder 1 : 8-9

Other organizations circa 1966-1975

Box : Folder 1 : 10

People's Coalition for Peace and Justice 1972

Box : Folder 1 : 11

San Diego Convention Coalition 1972

Box : Folder 1 : 12-15

Newspaper clippings 1970-1973