Guide to the Jim Tranquada Collection on the Divestment Movement at Stanford University

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University Libraries Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
May 2011
Copyright © 2011 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.


Overview

Call Number: SC1021
Title: Jim Tranquada collection on the divestment movement at Stanford University
Dates: 1970-1978
Physical Description: 0.5 linear foot
Language(s): The materials are in English.
Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford University Libraries
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

Administrative Information

Provenance

Materials were the gift of Jim Tranquada, 2011.

Information about Access

Access: Materials are open to research use.

Scope and Contents note

Collection consists of materials compiled by Tranquada while covering the Stanford divestment movement as a reporter for the Stanford Daily in 1977-1978. The material includes leaflets created by the Stanford Committee for Responsible Investment Policy (SCRIP); press releases issued by SCRIP, Stanford News Service, and ASSU; copies of Board of Trustees correspondence; reporters' notes' press coverage of the divestment movement at Stanford and elsewhere; and copies of organizing booklets published by campus progressives, including Fire and Sandstone (Stanford, circa 1970), Disorientation (Berkeley, circa 1977); and Organize (Stanford, circa 1978).

Access Terms

Stanford Committee for Responsible Investment Policy.
Stanford University. Board of Trustees.
Tranquada, Jim.
Apartheid--South Africa.
Students--Political activity.


Collection Contents

 

Divestment material

Box 1, Folder 1

Clippings 1977 Spring/Summer

Box 1, Folder 2

Clippings 1978 Jan.-Oct.

Box 1, Folder 3

National press coverage 1977-1978

Box 1, Folder 4

Leaflets 0

Box 1, Folder 5

South Africa notes, sources, etc. 1977 Spring/Fall

Box 1, Folder 6

Stanford student publications: Fire and Sandstone and Organize circa 1970, 1978

Box 1, Folder 7

Berkeley student publication: Disorientatio circa 1977