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California social, protest, and counterculture movements ephemera collection

 Collection
Identifier: SOC MOV EPH
Consists of a variety of ephemera related to social, protest, and counterculture movements in California, particularly in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. Some materials are from organizations outside of California, but were collected by participants in movements located in California. The bulk of the material dates from 1965-1980. The collection includes ephemeral materials such as flyers, brochures, announcements, newsletters, and newspapers.

Series 1 (General social, protest and counterculture movements) includes materials related to the Anti-Vietnam War, Free Speech, international human rights and women's movements.

Series 2 (Organizations and publications) includes ephemera related to social justice, anti-war, civil rights and countercultural organizations and publications, such as newsletters and newspapers, related to these topics.

Dates

  • 1965-1980

Language of Materials

Collection materials are in English.

Access

Collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Director of Library and Archives, North Baker Research Library, California Historical Society, 678 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Consent is given on behalf of the California Historical Society as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner. Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Extent

8.0 boxes, 1 oversize (4.5 linear feet)

Overview

Consists of a variety of ephemera related to social, protest, and counterculture movements in California, particularly in San Francisco and the greater Bay Area. The bulk of the mateiral dates from 1965-1980. The collection includes ephemeral materials such as flyers, brochures, announcements, newsletters, and newspapers.

System of Arrangement

Collection is arranged in two series: 1) General social, protest and counterculture movements; and 2) Organizations and publications.

Files in series 1 (General social, protest and counterculture movements) are arranged alphabetically by name of thing, event, place, or topic represented.

Files in series 2 (Organizations and publications) are arranged alphabetically by organization or publication.

Physical Location

Collection is stored onsite.

Accruals

Additions to the collection are ongoing.

Related Collection(s)

California Ephemera Collection

San Francisco Ephemera Collection
Title
California social, protest, and counterculture movement ephemera collection
Status
completed
Date
2015
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in: English

Repository Details

Part of the California Historical Society Repository

Contact:
678 Mission Street
San Francisco CA 94105