Columbia 1968: Aftermath

Title

Columbia 1968: Aftermath

Description

Items relating to the aftermath of the "Columbia Crisis" of the spring of 1968: (1) a two-page letter written by Richard Hofstadter to David Truman, Vice President of Columbia University, in which he proposes several reforms to the university administration; (2) a letter written by Hofstadter, along with Professors Fritz Stern and Loren R. Graham, regarding Columbia University's involvement with the Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC); (3) a letter written by Hofstadter concerning the problem of disruptive students; and (4) a three-page report, in the Columbia Newsletter, on a statement on academic freedom and the university signed by 100 faculty, including Hofstadter. 

Creator

Richard Hofstadter; Fritz Stern; Loren R. Graham; Columbia University Newsletter

Source

Box 27: Columbia 1968; Box 2: Uncatalogued Correspondence; Box 3: Uncatalogued Correspondence, Richard Hofstadter PapersRare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University in the City of New York

Publisher

Benjamin Serby; Columbia University Newsletter

Date

1968-1969 (digitized 2016)

Rights

Estate of Richard Hofstadter

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Text; digital reproduction of black-and-white photograph

Files

Letter to David Truman (page one)
Letter to David Truman (page two)
ROTC Letter
Letter of Concern
Columbia University Newsletter (page one)
Columbia University Newsletter(page two)
Columbia University Newsletter(page three)

Citation

Richard Hofstadter; Fritz Stern; Loren R. Graham; Columbia University Newsletter, “Columbia 1968: Aftermath,” Richard Hofstadter at 100, accessed December 18, 2018, https://richardhofstadter100.omeka.net/items/show/146.

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