Connecticut College has contributed materials from 2 collections to Project Stand, including the Campus Activism Collection, documenting 3 decades of student protest at CC through photographs, news clippings, reports and correspondence, and also the Unity House Records, featuring seven linear feet of archival records documenting the founding, organization, student activities, and education programs of the college’s multicultural center dating from 1968-present.
Image: Fundraising for Mardon Walker, a CC student jailed in 1964 for her participation in a sit-in at a segregated restaurant in Georgia.
Collection: Campus Activism Collection
Description: An artificial collection of correspondence, clippings, press coverage, and photographs documenting campus activism over a 30 year period (1962-1992), including Civil Rights era activities, two peaceful sit-ins of Fanning Hall in 1971 and 1986, and campus divestment in South Africa in the 1980s.
Primary contacts: Benjamin Panciera (bio)