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Johns Hopkins University Vietnam War ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0825
The Johns Hopkins University Vietnam War ephemera collection, 1960 to 1970, is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections. The collection contains posters, leaflets, handbills, and curricula materials created during the Vietnam War. Please see the series descriptions for biographical or historical information regarding specific items.

Dates

  • 1960-1970

Creator

Language of Materials

Predominantly in English, additional materials in French and Vietnamese.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.84 Cubic Feet (1 legal half size box, 1 flat oversize box (29.5 x 1.5 x 23.5 inches))

Biographical / Historical

This is an artificially assembled collection of materials purchased and selected by the curators of Special Collections. Please see the series descriptions for biographical or historical information regarding specific items.

Content Description

The Johns Hopkins University Vietnam War ephemera collection, 1960 to 1970, is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections. The collection contains posters, leaflets, handbills, and curricula materials created during the Vietnam War. The materials were created in the United States of America and in Vietnam. The collection features a variety of perspectives on the war, some are informational in nature, while others take a definitive anti-war stance. The collection includes items published by notable organizations such as the Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and the W.E.B. Du Bois Clubs of America. Additional information on individual items in this collection has been provided by the booksellers of the materials. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Arrangement

This collection has been arranged chronologically.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection consists of purchases from various antiquarian dealers and booksellers. Information may be found in the Immediate Source of Acquisition notes at the relevant series levels.

Processing Information

Processed by Kristen Diehl in October 2018, with additional processing done in November 2018.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

Contact:
The Sheridan Libraries
Special Collections
3400 N Charles St
Baltimore MD 21218 USA