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Anthony W. Novitsky and Christopher Densmore Alternative Press collection

 Collection — Box: 1-33, 34+
Identifier: MS 76
This collection contains periodicals issued between 1963 and 2000 with most of the material dated prior to 1990. Additionally, there is non-periodical material arranged by issuing organization. Periodicals and other material related to draft resistance and conscientious objectors during the Vietnamese Conflict are well represented in the collection. Additional topics covered include civil rights, the peace movement, disarmament, the women's movement, student unrest, and the labor movement.

Dates

  • 1963-2000
  • 1963-1989 (bulk)

Creator

Language of Materials

Collection material in English.

Terms of Access

The Anthony W. Novitsky and Christopher Densmore Alternative Press Collection, 1963-2000 is open for research.

Copyright

Copyright of papers in the collection may be held by their authors, or the authors' heirs or assigns. Researchers must obtain the written permission of the holder(s) of copyright and the University Archives before publishing quotations from materials in the collection. Most papers may be copied in accordance with the library's usual procedures unless otherwise specified.

Extent

17.0 Linear Feet (29 manuscript boxes, 4 half manuscript boxes, 1 flat box)

Overview

This collection consists of periodicals issued between 1963 and 2000 with most of the material dated prior to 1990, including non-periodical material arranged by issuing organization. Topics covered include draft resistance and conscientious objectors during the Vietnamese Conflict, civil rights, the peace movement, disarmament, the women's movement, student unrest, and the labor movement.

Historical Note

"Alternative press" is a term that for printed publications, dissident in nature, that provide a different viewpoint than that provided by major mainstream and corporate print media.

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in alphabetical order by publication title or when necessary, by organization name.

Acquisition Information

The bulk of the material in the collection was collected by Anthony W. Novitsky and donated to the University Archives. Similar material collected by University Archives staff member Christopher Densmore was incorporated to form a single collection

Accruals and Additions

No further accruals are expected to this collection.

Related Resources

MS 41 Anti-war publications, 1967-1973; MS 73 Alternative Press Collection, 1969-1992; 34/9/1071 Charles Haynie Papers, 1963-2002; Interview with Anthony W. Novitsky, 1978. Tape summary available at University Archives.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives staff in the 1990s.
Title
Finding Aid for the Anthony W. Novitsky and Christopher Densmore Alternative Press collection
Status
completed
Author
Finding aid prepared by Archives staff.
Date
2006
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
und

Repository Details

Part of the University Archives Repository

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