Robert S. Gabriner Papers, 1961-1981 (bulk 1965-1979)

Summary Information

Title: Robert S. Gabriner Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1961-1981 (bulk 1965-1979)

  • Gabriner, Robert S., 1941-
Call Number: Mss 575; PH 6620; Audio 1480A

Quantity: 9.2 cubic feet (23 archives boxes), 858 images on 35 contact sheets and 2 photographs (in 1 folder), 66 negatives on 12 negative strips (1 folder), and 2 tape recordings

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Personal and collected papers of Robert S. Gabriner, 1961-1981 (mainly 1965-1979), a radical activist and student at the University of Wisconsin (UW)-Madison in the 1960s, later an instructor at Laney Community College in San Francisco, and staff member at the underground newspaper, the Leviathan. The collection contains materials documenting Gabriner's interest in several black liberation, feminist, and radical organizations, including position papers and reference articles of the Weather Underground, Laney (California) Community Organizing Committee, and Prairie Fire Organizing Committee; papers of the UW History Students Association; records relating to the People's Press; materials documenting his work in the Civil Rights movement in the south, particularly with the West Tennessee Voters Project and as a field collecting agent for the Wisconsin Historical Society; documents concerning the Wisconsin Draft Resistance Union and its Clearing House in Madison; personal papers documenting his activity in the Puerto Rican Liberation Movement, including his membership in the Puerto Rican Solidarity Committee; and photocopies of Gabriner's FBI files.

Language: English

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