RMC. Rocky Mountain Counterculture and Social Change
Found in 52 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1971 - 1996
Abstract African American students attended the University of Colorado well before 1900, and were represented on campus by the multi-racial and international Cosmopolitan Club in the late-19th and early-20th centuries. In 1965, at the height of Civil Rights movement in the United States, several student groups on campus splintered off and became more politicized. The Black Student Alliance, established in 1969, was created to support African Americans' social, political and educational goals at the...
Dates: 1968 - 1998
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1957 - 1974
Abstract The Boulder Gay Liberation Front was founded in 1970 as a student group at CU Boulder. The collection consists of materials collected by University of Colorado Boulder alumn, Stanley Hohnholz, 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.
Dates: 1971 - 1995
Abstract The C.B. Scott Jones collection contains fifty years (1960-2013) of documents pertaining to Jones’ work as special assistant to Senator Clairborne Pell and for multiple non-profits. His work in these areas relate to his personal and professional interest in Psychics, Parapsychology, UFOs, Thanatology, alternative medicine, and international peace. A large portion of the collection is personal and professional correspondence between Jones and a variety of actors ranging from world leaders to...
Dates: 1970 - 2000
Abstract C. C. Eckhardt (1878-1946) joined the University of Colorado history faculty in 1911 as a specialist in modern European history. He served as head of the University's Historical Collections and was chairman of the History Department from 1935-1945. He chaired the Faculty Senate committee on minorities during the late 1930s, which investigated racism and bias at the University of Colorado. The papers reflect his interests in Colorado church history and European history and include...
Dates: 1926 - 1946
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1980 - 1986
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Dates: Dates not known.
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1970 - 1980
Abstract The CISPES Collection contains the papers of the CISPES organization (The Committee in Solidarity with the People of El Salvador) founded in 1980. This political organization was founded to oppose United States intervention in Central America, namely El Salvador. The goals of the organization included: “to end all forms of U.S. intervention in El Salvador and all of Central America and the Caribbean,” as well as “to provide direct support for the Salvadoran people through: material aid, and...
Abstract The Colorado Council of Churches was founded in 1926 as the Colorado Council of Religious Education by Jesse Arnold, former Boys' Work secretary of the Denver YMCA. The Denver Council of Religious Education came into being almost simultaneously. They maintained close but distinct relations until financial difficulties forced absorption of the Denver Council in 1967. While Christian education has always been the center of the Councils' endeavors, they have also been active in social concerns....
Dates: 1926 - 1968
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1970 - 2005
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1971 - 1972
Abstract Case files in Spanish documenting killings, extrajudicial executions, disappearances, torture, and other human rights abuses in El Salvador 1974-1992.
Dates: 1974 - 1992
Abstract Files contain the papers of Dr. Melvin Pomerantz from his tenure, as a founder, co-chair and member of the Committee for Concerned Scientists (1972-1994). The collection of papers includes a great deal of the Committee for Concerned Scientists’ correspondence, meeting notes, and information on specific cases in which they became involved. The bulk of the collection deals with the significant role C.C.S. played in pursuing the advancement of human rights of scientists in all parts of the...
Dates: 1972 - 1994
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1962 - 2019-05-18
Scope and Contents Published articles about Colorado history, including stories about Otto Mears, placer mining and the postal service. Also a centennial issue of the "Rocky Mountain News," and microfilm copies of letters of the Myron E. Hill family of Salida, Colorado. Collection also contains many thousands of negatives, proof sheets, photographs, and slides taken by Jarrett while a student at the University of Colorado at Boulder from 1959 to 1963. This collection documents the history of the University of...
Dates: 1910 - 1929; 1959 - 1963
Dates: 1960 - 1980
Abstract Papers pertain to the sociology of women in society, the women's movement, sex roles in society, labor issues, race issues and the Detroit economic crisis 1980-1983. Papers contain information concerning the Women's Studies Program at the University of Colorado and at Wayne State University; the 1975 International Women's Year; the 1980 World Conference of the United Nations Decade for Women; the 1985 World Conference to Review and Evaluate the U.N. Decade for Women; the International Project...
Dates: 1975 - 1983
Abstract Files of the Draft Counseling office at the University of Colorado.
Dates: 1970 - 1971
Abstract Dr. Elise M. Boulding (1920- 2010), these papers concern her personal life and academic career. In 1941, the 21 year-old Elise Biorn-Hansen married the economist, Kenneth Boulding. Elise Boulding is noted for her active role in many peace and research oriented groups. She was a University of Colorado Boulder professor as well as a professor emerita of Sociology at Dartmouth College. She was involved with the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), the International Peace...
Dates: 1960 - 1990
Abstract Correspondence and publications collected by Elizabeth Fehrer, Ph.D.
Dates: 1970 - 1989
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1863 - 1948
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1948 - 2001
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1971 - 1977
Abstract This collection contains Papers of the University of Colorado Feminist Alliance and Women’s Liberation Coalition. Materials consist of a collection of subject folders, women’s organizations newspapers, and record-keeping books. The Women’s Liberation Coalition was founded in 1972 in connection to the “second wave of feminism” that was occurring in America in the 1960’s and 1970’s. In 1979 the Coalition changed its name to the Feminist Alliance. The group operated through activism in the...
Dates: 1964 - 1989
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1977 - 1988
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1992 - 2000
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1968 - 2002
Abstract 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.
Dates: 1893 - 1922