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Guide to the Alternative Press Collection 1967-1977

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections, Vassar College Libraries
Title: Alternative Press Collection
Dates: 1967-1977
Quantity: 1.5 cubic ft (3 boxes)
Abstract: Miscellaneous collection of radical, leftist, feminist and other alternative periodicals from the 1960s and 1970s.

Scope and Content Note

Miscellaneous collection of radical, leftist, feminist and other alternative periodicals from the 1960s and 1970s.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Libraries Department of Archives and Special Collections without any additional restrictions.

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Subject Headings

Subjects:

  • Feminism -- Periodicals.
  • Lesbians -- Periodicals.
  • Student movements -- United States -- Periodicals.
  • Underground press publications -- Periodicals.
  • Women -- Periodicals.

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Encoding Information

Encoded by Laura Finkel and Elizabeth Clarke, November 2006.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Alternative Press Collection, Archives and Special Collections, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Processed by Laura Finkel, September 2005.

Acquisition Information

Transfered to Special Collections by Laura Finkel, September 2005 and May 2007.

Custodial History

Most of the publications were collected by Professor Jerome Badanes and abandoned in the Rombout House, Vassar College. The issues of Quash and Workforce were found in the Chapel basement in 2007.

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Container List

Box 1 Autopsy on the A.M.A. [Student Research Facility publication], ca. 1971
Box 1 Black and Red - No.3, Nov. 1968
Box 1 Black and Red - Worker and Student Action Committees, France, May '68, 1969
Box 1 Black and Red - The Reproduction of Daily Life, 1969
Box 1 Bread and Puppet Press - Crucifixion, Easter 1967
Box 1 Bread and Puppet Press - Mr. Miller Stories, No. 3, 1967
Box 1 Bread and Puppet Press - Bread and Puppet Newspaper, No. 3, Jan. 1967
Box 1 Caw! [Students for a Democratic Society publication] - issues 2 and 3, 1968
PS501 H3 Hanging Loose [Some bound and shelved in the Main Library, some loose and shelved in Special Collections], 1969-1974
Box 1 Heresies - Issue no. 1, Jan. 1977
Box 3 Holocene Gazette and Country Traveller, 1970
Box 1 Lesbian Feminist - Vol. 1, no. 1, 25 Aug 1973
Box 1 Lesbian Tide - Vol. 2, no. 2, July 1973
Box 3 Majority Report - 2 issues, 1974, 1975
Box 3 The Militant - 1 issue, 1972
Box 1 NACLA [North American Congress on Latin America] - The U.S. Military Apparatus, 1972
Box 1 Newletters, June 1974
Box 2 Off Our Backs - Vol.3, no.9, July-Aug 1973
Box 2 Osawatomie [Weather Underground publication] - No.1, Spring 1975
Box 2 Quash: Newsletter of the Grand Jury Project - 2 issues, 1976-1977
Box 2 The Realist: Mae Brussell's Conspiracy Newsletter, Dec 1972
Box 3 Rising Up Angry - Vol 3, nos 3-11, Vol. 4, no. 5, 7 and 8, 1972
Box 2 The Second Wave - Vol. 1, nos. 3 and 4, 1971-1972
Box 2 Shantih, Winter/Spring 1972
Box 2 Some, Winter 1973
Box 2 Stray Dog, ca. 1972-1974
Box 3 Whole Cosmep Catalog, 1973
Box 3 Whole Earth Catalog, 1969-1970
Box 3 White lightning [Spirit of Logos publication] - 2 issues, ca. 1971-1972
Box 2 Win [peace and freedom through non-violent action] - misc volumes, 1969-1974
Box 2 Workforce [Vocations for Social Change publication], Sep-Oct 1974

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