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University lecture recordings

Repository: Brandeis University. Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department

Collection Description (CRHP): This collection is of reel-to-reel audio recordings of lectures/talks given at Brandeis from the 1950s and 1970s of which a small portion focus on civil rights and black power. Speakers include Ralph Abernathy, Myrlie Evers, James Farmer, E. Franklin Frazier, Martin Luther King, , Jr., Leonard Levy,
and Andrew J. Young.

Access Copy Note: Brandeis has streamed on its website one of two lectures given by Martin Luther King, Jr. at Brandeis University (1957). That lecture (which is included in the attached inventory) may be found here: http://lts.brandeis.edu/research/archives-speccoll/findingguides/archives/soundrecordings/lectures/MLK.html.

Digital Status: Partial

Extent: approx. 30 linear feet

Language: English

Related Archival Items: Brandeis also has the Student Activism collection that includes a video recording made in the year 2000 that is a retrospective look at earlier university activism.

Interviewees: Ralph Abernathy, Myrlie Evers, James Farmer, E. Franklin Frazier, Martin Luther King, , Jr., Leonard Levy, Andrew J. Young

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American civil rights workers
African American political activists
Civil rights movements--Alabama
Civil rights--Religious aspects--Judaism
Vietnam War, 1961-1975

Genres:

Lectures
Sound recordings
Speeches

 

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