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Southern Student Organizing Committee records

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 11192

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

The Southern Student Organizing Committee records include correspondence regarding the founding of the organization and its constitution and bylaws, correspondence, and memos and reports pertaining to the organization’s 1969 dissolution. The records also include publications from the SSOC and its members (such as Thomas Gardner and Steve Wise), including newsletters, brochures, project reports, and journal publications regarding a variety of topics, but particularly around civil rights issues and the Vietnam War, as well as mimeographed reports and publications collected from a variety of other groups related to the SSOC, or share their general mission, such as the Students for a Democratic Society and the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. Finally, there are meeting minutes and summaries of meetings and conferences held by the SSOC, along with reports regarding SSOC projects.

Dates

  • 1948-1994

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research use.

Extent

6 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials

English

Title
Southern Student Organizing Committee records
Status
In Progress
Author
J. Shaw and B. Anderson
Date
5/1/19
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
English

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