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Freedom School Lectures

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Coll 449

Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of five lectures given at The Freedom School between November 1963 and April 1964. Lecturers include: Dr. Gordon Tullock (November 18-22, 1963), Dr. Bruno Leoni (December 2-6, 1963), Dr. James J. Martin (December 9-13, 1963), Dr. Sylvester Petro (January 27-31, 1964), and Leanna Koehn (April 1964). Topics discussed include marriage and the state, labor unions, lawyers, the market and the law, and property.


  • 1963-1964


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

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

In 1956, Robert LeFevre founded the Freedom School in Colorado Springs, Colorado. At its founding, the school was dedicated to teaching free market and anti-government principles in short, two week sessions during the summer months. In 1965, the school, which LeFevre had begun calling Rampart College, was heavily damaged in a storm-induced mudslide. As a result, the school's operations moved to Santa Ana, California. In its new home, the school shifted its emphasis from small classroom sessions to lectures, home study courses, and seminars directed mainly at business executives. LeFevre left the school in 1973, and it closed in 1975.


0.5 linear feet (1 container)

Language of Materials



This collection is comprised of five lectures given at The Freedom School between November 1963 and April 1964.


Collection is arranged chronologically.

Related Materials

Other collections relating to Robert LeFevre and the Freedom School at Special Collections and University Archives include: Robert LeFevre papers, Coll 202.

Physical Description

1 manuscript box

Guide to the Freedom School Lectures
Preliminary Description
Finding aid created by Rachel Lilley.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA