Tom W. Shick Collected Papers, 1966-1976

Summary Information
Title: Tom W. Shick Collected Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1966-1976

  • Shick, Tom W.
Call Number: Mss 609

Quantity: 0.2 c.f. (1 archives box)

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Photocopied papers concerning civil rights and black history collected during the 1960s and 1970s by Shick, a professor in the Afro-American Studies Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Included are files on the alleged conspiracy to assassinate Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young in Jamaica, New York in 1967; the 1972 Black Political Convention in Gary, Indiana; the Institute of the Black World; Nairobi College, an alternative school in California; Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee position papers, primarily letters and statements by James Forman on the relationship between the black American movement and Africa, 1966-1967; near-print material on the Soledad Brothers and the Venceremos Brigade; and the campaign of Warren Widener for mayor of Berkeley, California.

Language: English

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Administrative/Restriction Information
Acquisition Information

Originals loaned for copying by Tom W. Shick, Madison, Wisconsin, 1980. Accession Number: M80-574

Processing Information

Processed by John Wright and Menzi Behrnd-Klodt, 1980.

Contents List
Box   1
Folder   1
Papers re: the Alleged Conspiracy to Assassinate Roy Wilkins and Whitney Young, 1967; Malcolm X Memorial, , 1969
Box   1
Folder   2
Black Political Convention, Gary, Indiana, 1972
Box   1
Folder   3
Institute of the Black World, 1972-1976
Box   1
Folder   4
Box   1
Folder   5
Nairobi College, California - Progress Reports, 1969
Box   1
Folder   6
SNCC Position Papers, 1966-1967
Box   1
Folder   7
The Soledad Brothers - Article, Writings, undated
Box   1
Folder   8
Venceremos Brigade Papers, undated
Box   1
Folder   9
Warren Widener, Berkeley Mayor - Inaugural Address, Certificate of Election, Letters, 1971