Max Heirich papers relating to the Free Speech Movement, 1964-1971.


Max Heirich papers relating to the Free Speech Movement, 1964-1971.

Contains research material, grant application, correspondenc manuscripts. Research materials include biographies of regents, essays written about the Free Speech Movement (FSM) by other authors, handbills, notes taken at rallies and meetings, surveys conducted on the Berkeley campus, police response to student conflicts, interview transcripts, notes and questions, and published accounts of FSM activities. Interviews include Ron Anastasi, Bettina Aptheker, Earl Bolton, Jo Freeman, Art Goldberg, Jackie Goldberg, Richard Hafner, Clark Kerr, John Leggett, S.M. Lipset, Martin Meyerson, Dustin Miller, Dick Roman, Mike Rossman, Mario Savio, Neil Smelser, Katherine Towle, Jack Weinberg, and Arleigh Williams, as well as others involved with FSM. Manuscript materials do not contain a full manuscript. Interviews of: Earl Bolton, Jo Freeman, S.M. Lipset, Edward Sampson, Arthur Sharbis, Neil Smelser, Katherine Towle, Arleigh Williams and Reginald Zelnik.

papers 8 boxes and 1 oversize box (3.4 linear ft.)Sound recordings: 19 sound reels


SNAC Resource ID: 8274012

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Towle, Katherine Amelia, 1898-1986 (person)

Katherine Amelia Towle was born in 1898 in Towle, California (The town was named for her paternal grandfather and his two brothers who came from Vermont in the early 1850's). She moved to Berkeley in 1908. She graduated with honors from University of California, Berkeley in 1920, then later earned a Master's degree in political science in 1935. She entered the Marine Corps in 1943 and served until 1953. After retiring from the Marine Corps, Colonel Towle was associated with the Univer...

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Max Heirich was a graduate student in sociology at the University of California, Berkeley at the beginning of the Free Speech Movement. His dissertation, "Demonstrations at Berkeley: collective behavior during the Free Speech Movement of 1964-1965," (c1968) documented the developments of the FSM which was published as "The beginning: Berkeley, 1964" (c1970) and later expanded and published as "The spiral of conflict: Berkeley, 1964" (c1971). From the description of Max Heirich papers...

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A rapidly growing California population in the late 1950s prompted the Regents of the University of California to explore the possibility of adding new campuses in an attempt to meet the state's escalating need for higher education. Enrollment projections suggested that the University would require three new campuses by 1970 to meet the rising demand. After selecting Santa Cruz and San Diego as new outposts for the University, the Regents undertook a search to discover a campus site in the South...

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Lipset, Seymour Martin (person)

American sociologist and political scientist. From the description of Seymour Martin Lipset papers, 1916-1993. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 123430062 ...

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Meyerson, Martin. (person)

President of the University of Pennsylvania from 1970 to 1981. From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1968-1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243693747 Martin Meyerson was born in New York City in 1922. With an A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1942 and a master of city planning degree from Harvard University in 1949, he was assistant professor in the planning program of the University of Chicago from ...

Freeman, John (person)

Rossman, Michael G. (1930- ). (person)

Smelser, Neil. J. (person)

Hafner, Richard Pollard (person)

Zelnik, Reginald E. 1936- (person)

Reginald Ely Zelnik (b. May 8, 1936, d. May 17, 2004) was born in New York City. He graduated from Princeton University in 1956. After a tour of duty in the U.S. Navy, he received his M.A. (1961) and Ph.D. (1966) from Stanford University. He taught briefly at Indiana University before joining the history faculty at U.C. Berkeley in 1964, where he was active in the Free Speech Movement. He taught courses in imperial and modern Russian history. He died in Berkeley. From the description...

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Savio, Mario (person)

Mario Savio was an American political activist best known for his leadership in Berkeley's Free Speech Movement. In the summer of 1964 Savio went to Mississippi as a civil rights worker helping African Americans register to vote. From the description of Mario Savio correspondence : Mississippi, to Cheri Stevenson, Berkeley, Calif. : ALS, 1964. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 63513514 ...

Aptheker, Bettina (person)

Miller, Dustin Mark (person)

Bolton, Earl C. (person)

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Kerr, Clark, 1911-2003 (person)

Clark Kerr was born in Reading, Pennsylvania on May 17, 1911 to Samuel W. and Caroline (Clark) Kerr. He married Catherine (Kitty) Spaulding in Los Angeles, California in 1934, and they had three children: Clark Edgar, Alexander William, and Caroline Mary. Kerr died in 2003, in El Cerrito, California, shortly after completing his memoirs, The Gold and the Blue: A Personal Memoir of the University of California, 1949-1967. Kerr received his Bachelor of Arts degree in 1932 from Swarthmore Colleg...

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