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Thurman Wenzl papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSS 16615

Content Description

This collection contains papers, correspondence, newspapers and clippings, publications, leaflets, and records on events, activities, and professional connections related to Thurman Wenzl's study as a graduate student at the University of Virginia (1963-1969). These materials document his efforts in the Civil Rights Movement and for worker's rights. The items include 1994 reunion materials of the Southern Student Organizing Committee (SSOC), information on the Radical Student Union of UVA, subject files on Charlottesville including clippings on police brutality, abortion, the Civil Rights Movement, early activism in Charlottesville, and several copies of The Virginia Weekly among other materials.

Dates

  • ca. 1960s-2000

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is minimally processed and open for research.

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 half-width letter size document box)

Language of Materials

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was a gift from Thurman Wenzl to the Small Special Collections Library, University of Virginia on December 10, 2021.
Title
Guide to the Thurman Wenzl papers
Author
Rose Oliveira, Accessioning Archivist
Date
2 November 2021
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library
P.O. Box 400110
University of Virginia
Charlottesville Virginia 22904-4110 United States