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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 1: Master Plan III],
[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 5: American Civil Liberties UnionAdd to your cart.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) was active in Southern Illinois.  This series contains many of their news releases, reports and some correspondence.  This collection includes information from the Southern Illinois Chapter of the ACLU and the Student Civil Liberties Union.  Items of interest to the ACLU are also included such as the Legal Assistance Foundation, Police Personnel records, SIU policies, and the Carbondale Code of Ordinances.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 48: ACLU news releasesAdd to your cart.
Folder 49: ACLU news releases - search and seizureAdd to your cart.
Folder 50: ACLU - voter intimidationAdd to your cart.
Folder 51: ACLU - membership informationAdd to your cart.
Folder 52: ACLU - Southern Illinois chapterAdd to your cart.
Folder 53: ACLU - Southern Illinois chapter, position paperAdd to your cart.
Folder 54: "A report of the Southern Illinois Chapter of the ACLU concerning the conduct of police in and around Carbondale during the May 1970 disturbances"Add to your cart.
Folder 55: Correspondence of Doug DiggleAdd to your cart.
Folder 56: Correspondence from Lyman Baker, ACLU to Justice Department, Chicago, IllinoisAdd to your cart.
Folder 57: ACLU - police brutality chargesAdd to your cart.
Folder 59: Student Civil Liberties Union - rules and regulationsAdd to your cart.
Folder 60: Student Civil Liberties Union - steering committeeAdd to your cart.
Folder 61: Correspondence of Schonhorn, Student Civil Liberties UnionAdd to your cart.
Folder 62: Legal Assistance Foundation, Inc. - "We...the People" newsletterAdd to your cart.
Folder 63: Black Community newsletter #3Add to your cart.
Folder 64: Pritchett vs. Police - towing caseAdd to your cart.
Folder 65: Police personnelAdd to your cart.
Folder 66: Carbondale street mapAdd to your cart.
Folder 68: Student government, 1960-1970Add to your cart.
Folder 69: University policy noticesAdd to your cart.
Folder 70: Honors Day addressAdd to your cart.
Folder 71: Chancellor noticesAdd to your cart.
Folder 72: Carbondale Code of OrdinancesAdd to your cart.

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[Series 6: May 1970 Disturbances, SIU Riots],
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