Columbia Crisis, April, 1968

Title

Columbia Crisis, April, 1968

Description

Items relating to the "Columbia Crisis" in the spring of 1968. (1) telegram to Richard Hofstadter, from University President Grayson Kirk, announcing an emergency faculty meeting; (2) statement signed by Hofstadter and other faculty in support of President Kirk's handling of the student demonstrations; and (3) copy of "Why We Strike," a pamphlet put out by the Columbia Strike Committee.

Creator

Grayson Kirk; Various Columbia University Faculty; Columbia Strike Committee

Source

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

Publisher

Benjamin Serby; Columbia Strike Committee

Date

April, 1968 (digitized 2016)

Rights

Estate of Richard Hofstadter; Columbia Strike Committee

Format

image/jpeg

Type

Text; digital reproduction of black-and-white photograph

Files

Box 27 Columbia 1968 - 0005.jpg
Box 27 Columbia 1968 - 0004.jpg
Box 27 Report on Columbia Commencement - 0001.jpg

Citation

Grayson Kirk; Various Columbia University Faculty; Columbia Strike Committee, “Columbia Crisis, April, 1968,” Richard Hofstadter at 100, accessed December 18, 2018, https://richardhofstadter100.omeka.net/items/show/136.

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