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Black Student Union records

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: 1980_049-UA
Scope and Contents

Records contain newsletters, clippings, a recruiting proposal, fact sheets and press releases. The material documents the BSU's effort to persuade the university to expand academic course offerings, financial aid, and tutorial programs. It also documents a subsequent confrontation and occupation of a university building and the arrest, expulsion and reinstatement of some of the participants.

Dates: 1968 - 1969

Public Information Office records

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Identifier: 1976_105-UA
Content Description This collection consists of materials created or collected by the University of Louisvlle Public Information Office. It was originally received in two acccesions. Both included some records relating to the Black Student Union, their calls for increased representation of Black people in the student body, the faculty, and the curriculum, the May 1969 sit-ins in the offices of the University president and the Dean of Arts and Sciences, and the University's response. However, there is...
Dates: 1969-1975

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  • Repository: University of Louisville Archives and Special Collections X
  • Names: Black Student Union (University of Louisville) X

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