Student/Scholar Activism Resources

Suggested reference materials:

Suggested subject words:- limit by adding country or state

People, passions, and power

Some books/microfilm to check out:

Tip: Check SEARCHWORKS for books with the call number of L (Education); usually in the Education Library; some materials in IC, HASRC, SSRC; can also be in SAL 1/2 (off site but not off campus) or SAL3 (off campus)


Suggested journals/ejournals:
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Suggested databases:

Special Stanford resources:

  • American History collection: Ben Stone, Subject Specialist; See his American history pages and his Blog
  • Special Collections and University Archives: Good descriptions in database Online Archive of California, includes things like records of Stanford Against Conscription (SAC) – Students against the Draft, etc.
  • Hoover Institution Library and Archives. Library has Underground newspaper collection. 476 reels plus supplements, covers 1963-1989. Includes Berkeley Barb, 1965-1980. Also papers of the SDS (Students for a Democratic Society), as well as their journal New left notes; Young Spartacus (Socialist student group in N.Y., 1973-1986)