Howard Webb, Jr. Collection of Campus Unrest, 1967-1972
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Brief Description: The Howard Webb, Jr. Collection of Campus Unrest is an overview of the nation-wide campus unrest, protests, demonstrations and assemblies, as well as the academic and administrative reform specific to Southern Illinois University Carbondale during and after the closing of the campus in May of 1970. The collection spans from 1967 to 1972, and consists of faculty correspondence, student protest flyers, speech transcripts, and newspapers, zines, and magazines.
Held at:
Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
605 Agriculture Dr.
MC 6632
Carbondale, IL 62901
Phone: 618-453-2516
Fax: 618-453-3451
Email: speccoll [at]
Record Series Number: 3/RG 4/FP 17-8-F10
Created by: Webb, Howard W., Jr. (1925-2003)
Volume: 1.0 Cubic Feet
Acquired: 08/01/1996.
Arrangement: Arranged into folders by topic or material type and described at the collection level.
Biographical Note for Webb, Howard W., Jr. (1925-2003) : Howard W. Webb, Jr. received a Ph.D. in English from the University of Iowa in 1953. He was a faculty member in the English Department at Southern Illinois University Carbondale from 1956 to 1990, serving as chairman of the department, 1968-1972.
Access Restrictions: Unrestricted Access
Subject Index
College students - Political activity - United States
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Protest movements
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright. Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection. Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.
Acquisition Notes: Manuscript accession 1462 donated by Howard Webb Jr.
Related Materials: <span class="highlight0 bold">Howard</span> W. <span class="highlight1 bold">Webb</span>, Jr. Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Morris Library, Southern Illinois University Carbondale. For more information please see
PreferredCitation: [Item], Howard Webb, Jr. Collection of Campus Unrest, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.