The Anne Weymouth Deirup Collection on Desegregation of Berkeley Schools, 1954-1979, consists of reports, newsletters, pamphlets
and materials relating to the integration of Berkeley public schools and the fight for racial justice and social change. The
collection includes Deirup's correspondence, notes, and statements made at public meetings regarding education, integration
of schools, and student rights. The collection includes publications from local community organizations, parent-teacher associations,
and the Berkeley Unified School District.
Anne Weymouth Deirup (1918-2003), dedicated activist for social change, worked to improve public education in the Berkeley
Unified School District (BUSD) from the 1950s through the 1970s. She was an outspoken advocate for school integration, rights
of students, and racial justice. She was active in Berkeley politics promoting racial and social equality and represented
the rights of school children as an active member of the Parent Teacher Association and BUSD planning committees. In such
work, Deirup collected materials documenting these efforts; these materials now make up the Anne Weymouth Deirup Collection
on Desegregation of Berkeley Schools.
Number of containers: 5 cartons
Linear feet: 6.25 linear feet
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts
must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft
Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which
must also be obtained by the reader.
Collection is open for research.