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Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter

Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter Records, 1947-1973.
2 boxes (1 linear feet).
Call no.: MS 303

Minutes and correspondence of the Executive Committee, correspondence and general files of chairmen Philip Eddy, David E. Matz, and Donn Kesselheim, as well as correspondence, briefs, and clippings related to legal cases and inquiries undertaken by the chapter.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection comprises records, 1947-1973, including minutes and correspondence of the Executive Committee, 1960-1973; correspondence and general files of chairmen Philip Eddy (1967-1968), David E. Matz (1969-1972), and Donn Kesselheim (1972-1973); as well as correspondence, briefs, and clippings related to legal cases and inquiries undertaken by the chapter.


Information on Use
Terms of Access and Use
Restrictions on access:

The collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation

Cite as: Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter Records (MS 303). Special Collections and University Archives, W.E.B. Du Bois Library, University of Massachusetts Amherst.

History of the Collection

Acquired from Donn Kesselheim, April 1974

Processing Information

Processed by Linda Seidman, 1989.


Additional Information

Sponsor
Encoding funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Language
English.


Contents List
Series 1. Administrative Records
1947-1973
Constitution and by-laws
1947-1960
Box 1:1
Minutes and notices: annual meetings
1960-1972
Box 1:2
Minutes and memos: Executive Board
1960-1973
Box 1:3-10
Membership lists, Executive Board
1968-1972
Box 1:11
Newsletters
1969-1973
Box 1:12
Correspondence: Philip Eddy, Chair
1968
Box 1:13
Correspondence: David Matz, Chair
1969-1972
Box 1:14-17
Correspondence: Donn Kesselheim, Chair
1973
Box 1:18
Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts: minutes
1968-1972
Box 1:19

Series 2. Legal Cases and Inquiries
1967-1973, n.d.
Abortion ads
1970-1972
Box 2:20
Anderson, M. vs. Hadley schools
1970-1971
Box 2:21
Armbands in Amherst schools (R. Clark)
1967
Box 2:22
Belchertown schools literature dissemination
1971
Box 2:23
Bessette, A. re: state police
1972
Box 2:24
Book banning in Northampton High School
1971
Box 2:25
Census, State–move to abolish
1971-1972
Box 2:26
Chula, S., gun permit in Northfield
1971
Box 2:27
Close, Charles, art exhibit closed summarily at University of Massachusetts
1967
Box 2:28
Credit and insurance company investigations–Lyon, R. and Morse, SA
1971-1972
Box 2:29
Drivers licenses–Marchand, 1972; Markley, n.d; Quinn, 1971; Robertson, 1971;
1971-1972, n.d.
Box 2:30
Fitzgerald, Ron–property attached in school suit
1970
Box 2:31
Hadley school committee probing high school senate
1970
Box 2:32
Jacobs, D. vs. Cumberland Farms
1971
Box 2:33
Janikian (Riccelli) name change
1972
Box 2:34
Kaufield, A. vs. University of Massachusetts re: Loyalty Oath
1967-1968
Box 2:35
Legal defense fund
Box 2:36
Lind
1971
Box 2:37
Nipson, M. and Williamsburg police
n.d.
Box 2:38
Nixon impeachment petition
1973
Box 2:39
Out-of-state tuition: Killam 1972, Porter 1972, Wilk 1971-1972, Zellat 1972
1971-1972
Box 2:40
Parole project and Souweine memorandum
1972
Box 2:41
Peter Pan buses to Moratorium in Washington
1969
Box 2:42
Sanford, L. will
1967
Box 2:43
Sex discrimination in public schools: Johnson and S. Hadley, Kocik and Greenfield
1971-1972
Box 2:44
Smith, G. and attendance at Montague School
1971
Box 2:45
Tiro, D., and work study funds at UMass
1971
Box 2:46
Tropp, S., and Amherst police
1972
Box 2:47
Tuit and school prayer in Leeds school
1972
Box 2:48
Voting registration in Amherst: students, Connors and Dinkin
1971
Box 2:49
Zahraie visa
1973
Box 2:50

Subjects
  • Civil rights--Massachusetts
Contributors
  • Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts. Hampshire-Franklin County Chapter
  • Eddy, Philip
  • Kesselheim, Donn
  • Matz, David E
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