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C. Thomas Busch papers

Overview

Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Adminstrative Information

Detailed Description

Master Plan III

Vietnam, Student Activism, and the SIU Riots

Co-ordinating Task Force

Illinois Board of Higher Education

American Civil Liberties Union

May 1970 Disturbances, SIU Riots


C. Thomas Busch papers, 1968-1972 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

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Collection Overview

Title: C. Thomas Busch papers, 1968-1972Add to your cart.

ID: 1/6/MSS 189

Primary Creator: Busch, C. Thomas

Extent: 3.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Arranged in six series: (1) Master Plan III, (2) Vietnam, Student Activism, and the SIU Riots, (3) Coordinating Task Force, (4) Illinois Board of Higher Education, (5) American Civil Liberties Union and associated items, and (6) May 1970 Disturbances.

Subjects: Busch, Thomas C., Illinois Board of Higher Education., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Vietnamese Studies., United States - History - Military, Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Protest movements

Forms of Material: Clippings (information artifacts), Corporation records., Photographs, Records (documents)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The C. Thomas Busch collection contains numerous copies of  Master Plan III which was the third in a series of Illinois Board of Higher Education plans to deal with the rapidly expanding public and private college system of the late 1960s and early 1970s.  In addition to the plan itself, this collection also contains reviews of public hearings, major criticisms of Master Plan III presented by Illinois Universities and committee interviews that voice particular concerns of various contingents in Illinois universities. This collection also contains information on Southern Illinois University's Vietnamese Studies Center including the original budget proposal from AID to SIU and copies of filed material such as VSC committee members, resumes from VSC employees, and information inquiries from U.S. military officials.  The Busch collection also contains numerous Daily Egyptian, Southern Illinoisan, and Chicago Tribune articles regarding the Vietnam War and the resulting campus protests, and there is an extensive collection of photographs from the student protests of January and May 1970.

Biographical Note

C. Thomas Busch was a student at SIU between 1966 and 1970, and served as the Vice-Chairman of the Student Advisory Committee for Master Plan III.  He also served on Lieutenant Governor Paul Simon’s Committee to Study Campus Unrest in 1970 and as a spokesman and organizer for Co-ordinating Task Force (CTF).

Subject/Index Terms

Busch, Thomas C.
Illinois Board of Higher Education.
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale
Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Center for Vietnamese Studies.
United States - History - Military
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 - Protest movements

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Alternate Extent Statement: 3 cubic ft.

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

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.

Related Materials: C. Thomas Busch photograph collection PH 189

Preferred Citation: [Item], C. Thomas Busch papers, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.

Processing Information: Combined MSS 189 and MSS 190 into one C. Thomas Busch papers


Box and Folder Listing


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[Series 2: Vietnam, Student Activism, and the SIU Riots],
[Series 3: Co-ordinating Task Force],
[Series 4: Illinois Board of Higher Education],
[Series 5: American Civil Liberties Union],
[Series 6: May 1970 Disturbances, SIU Riots],
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Series 4: Illinois Board of Higher EducationAdd to your cart.
Illinois Board of Higher Education (IBHE) created Master Plan III, the third in a series of IBHE plans to deal with the rapidly expanding public and private college system of the late 1960’s and early 1970’s.  This series contains copies of drafts and comments of the plan, reviews of public hearings, and major criticisms of Master Plan III presented by Illinois Universities.  It includes committee interviews that voice particular concerns of various contingents in Illinois universities.  As part of the Student Advisory Committee, Busch included reports, papers and his notebook in this collection.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Report of the Commission on State Government, 1967 JanuaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 21: Master Plan, Phase III, Committee University, Legal Education, 1969 JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 22: History of Policy Making in the Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1971Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Master Plan III Hearings, Northern Illinois University, 1971 March 3Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Critical analysis, Higher Education 513, 1971 March 3Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Pattern Developing in the Master Plan III hearingsAdd to your cart.
Folder 26: Master Plan III Hearings, Southern Illinois University, 1971 March 16Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Graduate students in higher education, Southern Illinois University Carbondale, 1971 March 16Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Howarth Nelson, Mayor of Springfield, 1971 March 17Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Final report on initial draft of Phase 1, Master Plan III, Illinois Board of Higher Education, 1971 March 29Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Executive Director's report #95 review of Master Plan Phase III public hearing and advisory committee meeting, 1971 April 13Add to your cart.
Folder 31: Comments and recommendations submitted to the Board of Regents, 1971 April 15Add to your cart.
Folder 32: Commentary on Master Plan III for Community Service and Continuing education, presentation to Community Development 503, 1971 May 25Add to your cart.
Folder 33: Commentary on Master Plan III for Community Service and Continuing Education, presentation to Community Development 405, 1971 May 25Add to your cart.
Folder 34: Journal of the Illiois Board of Higher Education, 1971 April-JuneAdd to your cart.
Folder 35: Adminission policy, Cooperative ad policy, 1971 July 22Add to your cart.
Folder 36: Newspaper articles, 1972 January 9Add to your cart.
Folder 37: Report to the Board of Higher Education State of Illinois, 1972 MarchAdd to your cart.
Folder 38: Comments by Dr. Martin Abegg, Acting President, Bradley UniversityAdd to your cart.
Folder 39: Position paper, Robert WinterAdd to your cart.
Folder 40: Master Plan III hearings, Michael BalalisAdd to your cart.
Folder 41: Tuition and financial aid studyAdd to your cart.
Folder 42: Tom Busch's journal from Student Advisory CommitteeAdd to your cart.
Folder 43: Student Advisory Committee report, 1970 December 1Add to your cart.
Folder 44: Southern Illinois University Student Advisory Committee papers, 1972Add to your cart.
Folder 45: Student Advisory Committee position report, 1972 FebruaryAdd to your cart.
Folder 46: Articles about tuition increaseAdd to your cart.
Folder 47: News articlesAdd to your cart.

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[Series 5: American Civil Liberties Union],
[Series 6: May 1970 Disturbances, SIU Riots],
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