Laura J. Bock papers
Scope and Contents
The collection contains political ephemera such as flyers and posters, memos, buttons, and underground newsletters and publications, as well as, Bock's personal notes, correspondence, and an oral history (with transcript).
Vietnam War/Draft material includes articles, posters and flyers, photographs, and newsletters and publications (1965-1967). Also included are Bock's personal notes and correspondence. Newsletters include Agitator (September 19, 1967), Peace & Freedom (August 21, 1965; September 6, 1965), and Peace Feast (May 1967).
Civil Rights Movement material contains memos, newsletters and publications, and articles (1962-1965). Publications include The Right to Vote (August 1962), Key List Mailing (August 22, 1965), and Aspects (September 1965).
Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) material includes an SDS bulletin, pamphlets, and newsletters (1965-1966). Newsletters include React (March 3, 1966) and The Irregular (January 18, 1966; February 14, 1966; April 16, 1966; June 3, 1966; October 10, 1966; October 24, 1966).
Young Democrats material consists of membership information, correspondence, flyers, and a publication titled Bulletin of the World Council of Peace (August 1965).
Additional printed matter includes: John F. Kennedy Memorial Service Program (November 23, 1963); Students for Socialist Action (SSA) flyer (April 1965); Physical Education for Women pamphlet; Progressive Labor Party flyer; React (March 1, 1966; March 3, 1966; March 10, 1966; March 30, 1966; August 1966); Minnesota Mobilizer (January 14, 1968); Aspects Magazine (August 1967; January 1969); WIN (June 1, 1968); The Freedom Socialist (August 5, 1966); Ramparts (February 1966 through February 1968); Next (1965); and Insurgent (March/April 1965; May/June 1965; July/August 1965).
The collection also contains buttons, and an oral history with Laura J. Bock (including two audio tapes and a typed transcript).
- Bock, Laura J. (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.
Biographical / Historical
Laura J. Bock was a student at the University of Oregon during the 1960s. Bock took part in civil rights activism and anti-vietnam protests at UO. She traveled to Mississippi for Freedom Summer in 1964 in order to register African-American voters.
0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 legal manuscript box
Language of Materials
Laura J. Bock was a student at the University of Oregon during the 1960s who took part in civil rights activism and anti-vietnam protests at the university. The collection (1962-1969) contains political ephemera such as flyers and posters, memos, buttons, and underground newsletters and publications, as well as Bock's personal notes, correspondence, and an oral history (with transcript).
Existence and Location of Copies
Collection is available online in Laura J. Bock papers, 1962-1969 in Oregon Digital.
- Audiotapes Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Bock, Laura J.
- Bock, Laura J.
- Civil Rights Subject Source: Archiveswest
- Civil disobedience -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- College students -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Education, Higher -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Ephemera Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Oral histories Subject Source: Genre Terms: A Thesaurus for Use in Rare Book and Special Collections Cataloguing
- Photographs Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Student movements -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Students for a Democratic Society (U.S.)
- Universities and colleges -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- University of Oregon
- Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Protest movements -- Oregon -- Eugene Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Guide to the Laura J. Bock Papers
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- Finding aid is written in English
- Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
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