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Preliminary Inventory of the Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft records
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Description
Minutes, correspondence, memoranda, reports, financial records, press releases, printed matter, and photographs, relating to education in West Germany and reunified Germany, and especially to radicalism in German educational institutions.
Background
The Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft was established in 1970 in West Germany to promote academic freedom. One of the organization's main activities was the publishing of journals, pamphlets, and monographs on subjects related to higher education in Germany. The organization produced several of its own journals, -including Hochschulpolitischen Informationen, Moderator, and Freiheit der Wissenschaft. In addition to these publications, the Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft also published numerous pamphlets and monographs of German scholars affiliated with the organization. The Bund Freiheit der Wissenschaft also hosted regular forums on topics related to education and higher education reform.
Extent
240 manuscript boxes (128.8 linear feet)
Restrictions
For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.
Availability
Boxes 117-122, 130-137, and 159-178 closed until 2021 March 5.