American Civil Liberties Union Papers

American Civil Liberties Union [Browse]
[Farmington Hills, Michigan] : Gale, a Cengage Company, [2016]-
  • 1 online resource : illustrations
  • Began in 2016?


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Summary note
"American Civil Liberties Union Papers, Part I, 1912-1990 consists of two major collections comprising myriad subseries. The Roger Baldwin Years, 1912-1950, contains subseries with clippings and files on academic freedom, censorship, legislation, federal departments and federal legislation, state activities, conscientious objectors, injunctions, and labor and labor organization correspondence. Years of Expansion, 1950-1990, encompasses foundation project files on the Amnesty Project, 1964-1980; the Lawyers Constitutional Defense Committee, 1964-1976; and subject files on freedom of belief, expression, and association; due process of law; equality before the law; international civil liberties; and legal case files, 1933-1990. ... Comprised of never-before-digitized materials, American Civil Liberties Union Papers, Part II: Southern Regional Office documents the ACLU's legal battle to enforce the Civil Rights Act of 1964 in thirteen Southern states. This collection is an indispensable resource for understanding the complete history of the civil rights movement. Consisting of case files, correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, and more, this collection offers a primary source perspective on civil rights issues from voting rights to the dismantling of the Jim Crow system."--Publisher information.
  • "Drawing from the records of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), [this collection] ... focuses on civil rights, race, gender, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court"--Home page.
  • "Contains more than 2 million pages held at the Seeley G. Mudd Manuscript Library at Princeton University"--Publisher's brochure.
Source of description
Title from home page (viewed 19 Apr 2021).
  • Part I: 1912-1990: The Roger Baldwin Years, 1912-1950
  • Part I: 1912-1990: Years of Expansion, 1950-1990
  • Part II: Southern Regional Office
Other title(s)
  • ACLU papers
  • American Civil Liberties Union Papers. Part I, 1912-1990.
  • Southern Regional Office.
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