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Counter-cultural ephemera

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1011

  • Staff Only
  • No requestable containers

Scope and Contents

The Counter-cultural ephemera collection is an artificially assembled collection with items from approximately 1960-1981. The collection consists of ephemera associated with various alternative lifestyle and counter-cultural movements of the 1960s and 1970s that were concerned with world peace, environmentalism, experimentation with hallucinogenic drugs, vegetarianism, and communal living. See file descriptions for more information on individual items.

Dates

  • Creation: 1960 - 1981

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

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

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.

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.

Extent

0.47 Cubic Feet (1 legal full size box and a portion of a bound-with box.)

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

This artificially assembled collection consists of ephemera associated with various alternative lifestyle and counter-cultural movements of the 1960s and 1970s that were concerned with world peace, environmentalism, experimentation with hallucinogenic drugs, vegetarianism, and communal living.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection consists of purchases from various antiquarian dealers and booksellers. Please see individual file descriptions for more information.

Accruals

Accruals 2023-24.ms.1011_005, 2023-24.ms.1011_006, 2023-24.ms.1011_007.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in April 2024 by Jenelle Clark.

Title
Guide to the Counter-cultural ephemera
Author
Jenelle Clark
Date
April 2024
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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