William Nessen Papers, 1978-1995

Summary Information

Title: William Nessen Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1978-1995

  • Nessen, William
Call Number: M96-229; Audio 1883A

Quantity: 1.4 cubic feet (1 records center carton and 1 archives box), 1 tape recording, and 10 photographs

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of social activist/organizer William (“Billy”) Nessen, primarily documenting the anti-apartheid movement at the University of California-Berkeley during the 1980s, especially the sit-in at Sproul Hall. There is also information about the anti-apartheid movement in the community of Berkeley and on other campuses (mainly Cornell, Columbia, and City University of New York), and information relating to specific groups such as the American Committee on Africa, United People of Color, Campuses United Against Apartheid, the University of California Divestment Coalition, Campaign Against Apartheid, and the Steve Biko Coalition for Full Divestment.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-m96229
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