Southern Illinois University Carbondale Student Riot ephemera, 1970 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
Extent: 1.0 Folders
Predominant Dates: 1970
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Scope and Contents: This file contains documents relating to the student riots of May 1970 that resulted in the indefinite closure of Southern Illinois University Carbondale. The documents include special bulletins from Chancellor Robert W. MacVicar, a speech by Professor C. Harvey Gardiner entitled "Intelligence and Integrity," flyers and announcements circulated among students advocating for a class strike, a letter to chemistry faculty, and call to recruit "peace volunteers."