David Nolan Papers, 1960-1987

Summary Information

Title: David Nolan Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1960-1987

  • Nolan, David, 1946-
Call Number: Mss 773; PH 3905; PH 3906

Quantity: 2.4 c.f. (6 archives boxes) and 104 photographs

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers, mainly 1963-1977, of Nolan, a writer and social activist. Included are correspondence; executive board, staff, and editorial board minutes; reports; policy papers; and informational mailings of organizations and publications with which he was involved such as Our Generation, Penn Community Services, Inc., Southern Student Organizing Committee, the U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association, and Virginia Students Civil Rights Committee. Prominent correspondents include Anne Braden and Leonard Boudin. Papers as a staff member of the Atlanta office of the U.S. China Peoples Friendship Association also include extensive planning materials for friendship tours of China, biographical information on participants, and a lengthy journal written by one participant in the 1975 tour. Files on the Virginia Students Civil Rights Committee include correspondence, minutes, photographs, an unpublished history, and community organizing project files. Limited personal papers include biographical clippings, copies of articles and papers, photographs, and information on his status as a conscientious objector during the Vietnam War.

Language: English

URL to cite for this finding aid: http://digital.library.wisc.edu/1711.dl/wiarchives.uw-whs-mss00773
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