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RMC. Rocky Mountain Counterculture and Social Change

 Record Group
Identifier: RMC

Found in 51 Collections and/or Records:

International Peace Research Association (IPRA) papers

Identifier: COU:837
Abstract The International Peace Research Association (IPRA) was founded in 1965 to bring social science researchers together to work on peace research. IPRA holds biennial conferences to share research on peace and related topics. IPRA also encourages global peace education and the spread of peace research around the world. IPRA members come from a variety of nations. The IPRA files contain the administrative files of the organization, papers from IPRA’s biennial conferences, numerous pacifist...
Dates: 1963 - 1998

Janet Bruin papers

Identifier: COU:256

Janet Bruin participated in the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom from 1969 to 1996. Ms. Bruin’s collection includes both personal and professional photographs, documents and correspondence.

Dates: 1969 - 1996

Kenneth Boulding papers

Identifier: COU:220
Abstract Kenneth Boulding (1910-1993) was a professor and distinguished professor of economics at the University of Colorado from 1967 to 1980. He was professor emeritus at the University of Colorado at Boulder, from 1980 to 1993. Boulding was world-renowned as a multi-disciplinary scholar, author of many books and articles, celebrated pacifist and recipient of numerous honorary degrees. A portion of his personal papers are deposity at the University of Michigan, where he taught economics for nearly...
Dates: 1967 - 1993

Mariagnes Aya Medrud papers

Identifier: COU:4011
Abstract Mariagnes Ayako Medrud was born in 1925. She and her family were interned at the Minidoka Internment Camp for citizens of Japanese descent from 1942 to 1944. In the 1960s she became an activist and promoted diversity and civil and human rights. She became an art teacher in the Boulder Valley School District and an active member and leader in the American Friends Service Committee among other non-profit organizations. Her papers include scrapbooks from the internment camp, genealogical...
Dates: 1920s-2008; Majority of material found within 1955 - 1999

Meritt W. Stark, M.D. collection

Identifier: COU:1508
Abstract Dr. Stark (b.1916) graduated from the University of Colorado Medical School and was a pediatrician in Denver before joining the Volunteer Physicians in Vietnam for two months in 1967. He returned to Vietnam as a Public Health Physician in 1969, remaining until 1975. He was involved in hospital inspections; establishing clinics, sanitation, and immunization programs; and working with orphans, refugees, and ethnic minorities. His wife and family also were involved in the war and in Dr. Stark’s...
Dates: 1886 - 1988

National Security Archives records

Identifier: COU;1160
Abstract The collection consists of photocopies of Spanish language records regarding El Salvador human rights abuses in the 1980s. The materials were sent to the National Security Archives and subsequently donated to the University of Colorado. The documents and materials consists of the papers of several organizations involved in political, solidarity activities related to El Salvador, in United States during the years 1980 - 1990. Included in these organizations are: the Washington Center for...
Dates: 1980

Oficina de Tutela Legal del Arzobispado, San Salvador records

Identifier: COU:1192

Case files in Spanish documenting killings, extrajudicial executions, disappearances, torture, and other human rights abuses in El Salvador 1975-1993. The case files contain biographical information about the victim including the date and place of the event, who is held responsible, and a detailed description of the circumstances surrounding the report.

Dates: 1975 - 1993

Oyate Indian Club collection

Identifier: COU:3226

Oyate Indian Club was established as an advocacy student group for Indigenous students on campus at the University of Colorado at Boulder during the mid-1970s. This collection primarily consists of publications from the 1970s and 1980s from Native American sources (e.g. tribal publications or other related organizations) or are concerned with Indigenous issues.

Dates: 1973 - 1992

Regina Birchem papers

Identifier: COU:136
Abstract Regina Birchem, Ph.D. is a former president of the Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom. Previous to accepting the role of WILPF’s president, Dr. Birchem held the Florence Marie Scott Chair in Developmental Biology at Seton Hill University Pennsylvania. Under her rule, she dealt with countries experiencing war and armed conflict such as Burundi, Sierra Leone, Nicaragua, Sri Lanka, and the Middle East. Her collection includes correspondence and country files pertaining to the...
Dates: 1986 - 2007

Resource Center of the Americas papers

Identifier: COU:1337
Scope and Contents The Resource Center of the Americas is a non-governmental 501(c)(3) organization, founded in 1983 in response to the wars in Central America and the need to circulate information. Working with the people of Central America, the Resource Center began educating and organizing concerned citizens around another reality, relying on first-hand accounts from El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua, reports from delegations returning from Central America, and news that escaped the mainstream media. In...
Dates: 1887

Robert A. Greene papers

Identifier: COU:711

Robert Greene was a former graduate student at the University of Colorado. Greene was an activist in the Boulder area during the late 1960’s and the early 1970’s. The collection includes material on Anti-Vietnam War, activism of the 1960’s and 1970’s, and WFM/IUMMSW.

Dates: 1968 - 1983

Ruth Osborn papers

Identifier: COU:4415

Ruth Osborn served as the Secretary for the South Wales Branch of the Women’s International League of Peace and Freedom and then proceeded to work as the International Vice President of WILPF from 1977 to 1983.

Dates: 1977 - 1983

Sender Garlin papers

Identifier: COU:636
Abstract Sender Garlin was a prominent Boulder labor journalist, social activist and lecturer. In the course of his long career, he became the editor of The Labor Defender, The Coal Digger (National Miner’s Union), The Western Worker (San Francisco), and associate editor of New World Review (New York). He was a founding editor of The Partisan Review (1934) and a charter member of the American Newspaper Guild. Sender Garlin participated in many protest movements throughout most of his life. He became...
Dates: 1927 - 1986

Socorro Juridico Arzobispado (IDHUCA) San Salvador records

Identifier: COU:1490

Case files in Spanish documenting killings, extrajudicial executions, disappearances, and other human rights abuses in El Salvador 1977-1987. The case files contain biographical information about the victim including the date and place of the event, who is held responsible, and a description of the circumstances surrounding the report. Reports and publications in Spanish also document the human rights situation in El Salvador.

Dates: 1977 - 1987

Steven Johnson papers

Identifier: COU:886
Abstract The Steven Jonson Collection deals primarily with the paper of the national organization Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) – a student activist movement with an anti-war agenda as well as focusing domestic issues such as racial discrimination and economic inequality. Johnson was a president of the student organization at Harvard, Tocsin, which was influential in giving rise to strong SDS chapter in Cambridge. The collection holds correspondence, newsletter-type publications pertaining...
Dates: 1962 - 1967

University of Colorado Boulder Chancellor's Office records

Identifier: COU:2347
Abstract Papers contain the files, reports, correspondence, speeches, memoranda, and policies of the Chancellor's Office, University of Colorado at Boulder. The four campus system was created at the University of Colorado in 1972 and began operations in 1974. These records officially date from 1974 to 1989, but contain some files and documents dating from the late 1960s which were brought forward on an issue by issue basis. The four campuses, Boulder, Denver, Health Sciences Center, and Colorado...
Dates: 1974 - 1989

University of Colorado President's Office records

Identifier: COU:3283
Abstract The University of Colorado President’s Office Papers contains topical files and correspondence from the office’s establishment in Macky Auditorium in 1913 up to 1995. Subjects include Americanization, World War I, Klauder campus architecture, World War II, McCarthyism, In Loco Parentis, the transformation of the University into a research institution, the anti-Vietnam War student movement, the expansion of the University into four campuses, minority rights, gender equity, and methods used by...
Dates: 1913 - 1995

Women's International League for Peace and Freedom records

Identifier: COU:1761
Abstract Records documenting the activities of an international women’s peace organization. Established in 1915, in The Hague, the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) was created to achieve world disarmament, full rights for women, racial and economic justice, an end to all forms of violence through peaceful means. WILPF’s goal was, and still is, to establish those political, social, and psychological conditions which can assure peace, freedom, and justice for all. This...
Dates: 1915 - 1998

Women's Work for Peace In the 20th Century papers

Identifier: COU:1773

Eleven papers were written for a course on women’s international peace movements in the 20th Century. Original research was done using the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom papers located in the Western Historical Collections, Norlin Library. Guide available in Special Collections and Archives.

Dates: 1989