RMC. Rocky Mountain Counterculture and Social Change
Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:
The Colorado Peace Network is a branch of the American Friends Association that was created for support and networking for the organization’s projects. The collection contains the branch’s collected reports, press releases, information on other peace-related organizations, and news clippings from 1984 to 1990.
The Boulder Eco-Center was a non-profit corporation that disseminated environmental information free of charge and acted as a coordinating center for environmental activities.
The Boulder Gay Liberation Front was founded in 1970 as a student group at CU Boulder. The collection consists of materials collected by Stanley Hohnholz, University of Colorado Boulder alumn, including newspaper clippings, local and national gay publications, fliers and posters, and t-shirts some of which relate to activities held by the Boulder Gay Liberation.
Carol Pendell, Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom’s International President, 1980-1986. The collection contains her WILPF files from that time, as well as “Citizen’s Dialog” and other projects relating to USA/USSR citizen peace efforts, especially with Soviet women.
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This collection contains the papers of Charles Cambridge, an enrolled member of the Navaho Tribe, archaeologist, anthropologist, and former faculty member at the University of Colorado Boulder, whose research focused on traditional architectural designs, as well as AIDS and its effects on American Indian populations.
The Colorado National Organization for Women contains correspondence, newsletters, memos, financial records, posters, minutes, memorabilia and information on local chapters. The National Organization for Women was established in 1966 with Betty Friedan as the first president of the organization. The Colorado National Organization for Women was founded in 1970. The collection spans from 1970-2005.
The national Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) is an organization that was created in 1967 to provide for the rights of all veterans in the United States. The Colorado branch of the VVAW existed from at least the middle of 1971-May 1972. The Colorado Vietnam Veterans Against the War Collection contains editions of the Colorado organization’s monthly newsletter of the group, Hoa Binh (peace), published between December 1971-May 1972.
Case files in Spanish documenting killings, extrajudicial executions, disappearances, torture, and other human rights abuses in El Salvador 1974-1992.
The Dan Fong collection consists mostly of photographs he took of the rock and roll and counterculture scene in the Denver area, since the 1970s. The remaining images include those of family and his early photography. The photographs in this collection are limited edition photographic prints produced in 2019 for the Special Collection, Archives and Preservation department by Dan Fong.
Correspondence and publications collected by Elizabeth Fehrer, Ph.D.
Ernest M. Pease was an early resident of the Boulder area, one of the first graduates of CU, and a distinguished Latin scholar. Reared on a farm east of Boulder, Pease later wrote his autobiography which deals with his early life and the customs. Collection covers 1863-1943 and contains correspondence, books, autobiography, business papers, and photographs.
Ernesto B. Vigil (1948-), a Chicano Movement activist and educator in Denver, is a historian of the Chicano Movement in Colorado. His collection consist of Chicano newsletters, newspapers, books, articles and essays related to his research on Chicano experience, specifically in Denver, Colorado.
The collection focuses on two Latino organizations in Boulder County: Mexican Americans of Boulder County United (MACBU), which played an important part from 1972 until at least the late 1980’s; and the local chapter of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC). Various administrative files of both organizations (meeting minutes, correspondence, financial records, etc.) make up the majority of the collection materials.
Friends of the Earth (FOE), a national environmental organization based in San Francisco, opened a Colorado office in Denver in 1975 to focus on oil shale development issues. This collection contains three separate fonds from the organization: the papers of Kevin L. Markey in the Denver, Colorado office; the papers of David C. Masselli from the Washington D.C. office, and the papers of the Colorado West office in Grand Junction.
The Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC) Papers consist of newspaper articles from Guatemalan newspapers, indexes of information and news briefs used to write the Update published by the GHRC. Also included are copies of these updates, published by the Commission on the subject of human rights issues in Guatemala. Guide available for first Accession; preliminary inventory available for 2nd Accession in Special Collections and Archives.
The Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC) Papers consist of newspaper articles from Guatemalan newspapers, indexes of information and news briefs used to write the Update published by the GHRC. Also included are copies of these updates, published by the Commission on the subject of human rights issues in Guatemala.
Horace G. Benson (1862-1922) was a Denver attorney and briefly served as Assistant District Attorney. The collection consists of his works of fiction, poetry, and nonfiction essays on capital punishment, civil and religious liberties, secret societies, Christianity, and other topics. Also included is a diary of his trip to the Chicago World’s Columbian Exposition in 1893.