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Student Activism at The Claremont Colleges

 Collection
Identifier: H-Mss-1081

  • Staff Only

Scope and Contents

This collection contains news articles, emails, blog posts, flyers, and other print and web materials regarding student activism at the Claremont Colleges beginning in the fall of 2015, and continuing through 2017. The collection will be added to during future school years.

Dates

  • 2015 - 2017

Language of Materials

Languages represented in the collection: English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests for permission to reproduce or to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.

Biographical / Historical

This collection consists of materials related to student activism and political protests at the Claremont Colleges, beginning with protests sparked by events at Claremont McKenna College in November 2015. Materials regarding other student protests, campus events, student vandalism, and student correspondence at the Claremont Colleges related to domestic and international events such as terrorist attacks in Europe and the Middle East, as well as the 2016 U.S. presidential election, are also included.

Extent

1 Linear Feet (2 document boxes)

Overview

This collection contains materials related to student activism and political protests at the Claremont Colleges, as well as the responses to current events and student actions made by campus administration. Beginning with protests sparked by events at Claremont McKenna College in November 2015, it contains news articles, emails; blog posts, flyers, and other print and web materials regarding student activism at the Claremont Colleges. Additions have been made through 2016 and 2017, containing primarily correspondence, publications, event promotions, and responses created by students and college adminsitrators relating to the 2016 presidential election and its aftermath. The collection will continue to be added in the event of future student or administrative political action at the colleges.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged in the following series:

Series 1: 2015 Series 2: 2016 Series 3: 2017

Items are organized chronologically within each folder and folders are arranged alphabetically within each box.

Physical Location

Please consult repository.

Provenance / Source of Acquisition

Acquired by Special Collections staff, 2015-2017.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are anticipated.

Related Materials

For information on student activism and political protest at the Claremont Colleges prior to 2015 see the College Archives of Special Collections at Honnold/Mudd Library.

Processing Information

Processed by Hannah Blythe (2016), additions processed by Sara Chetney and Shiv Pandya (2017).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the 01 - Special Collections, Honnold/Mudd Library Repository

Contact:
800 North Dartmouth Ave
Claremont CA 91711 United States