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Wilcox, Laird M.


Found in 9 Records:

God, Guts, and Guns literary archive

Call Number: RH WL MS 9

These papers contain Phillip Finch's manuscript and galley proofs for his 1983 book, God, Guts, and Guns, which described contemporary forces of political conservatism (more commonly called "the Radical Right") within the United States. Included is a small quantity of correspondence related to his book, including a letter to Laird Wilcox, donor of the Finch manuscripts.

Dates: 1980 - 1982

Harold Covington collection

Call Number: RH WL MS 52
Overview Harold Covington, active in the 1980s-2010s in the United States, was a neo-Nazi who wrote for, participated in, and ran several right-wing organizations, including but not limited to the Confederate National Congress, National Pioneer Association, National Socialist Liberation Front, National Socialists of America, Thoughtcrimes, and the National Front. He participated with the American Nazi Party in 1979 during the Greensboro Massacre, and a large portion of this collection contans...
Dates: 1980 - 2011

Henry J. Haldeman legal briefs, correspondence, biographical material, publications

Call Number: RH MS 116
Overview This collection contains copies of the books on sexual topics which were labeled obscene as well as lists of other Haldeman Julius publications. There is a file of letters from Laird Wilcox to Henry Haldeman concerning their activities on behalf of Henry Haldeman. The collection also contains a brief biography of Henry Haldeman. There is a copy of the appellant's brief and the brief prepared by the American Civil Liberties Union for Haldeman's appeal. The material contained in this...
Dates: 1949 - 1965

Laird M. Wilcox Papers

Call Number: RH WL MS 1
Overview Laird M. Wilcox, a widely published authority on political extremism and ideological movements, is the founder of the Wilcox Collection of Contemporary Political Movements at the University of Kansas, one of the largest collections of its kind for the study of left-wing and right-wing political movements in the United States. These papers include Wilcox's research correspondence with individuals and organizations, manuscripts of his many publications, and the correspondence and publications...
Dates: 1951 - 2013

Mark Jeffries photograph collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH WL PH 2

Two color photographs of Mark Jeffries, Laird Wilcox, and a cat. Jeffries, an Australian researcher, came to Kansas to work in the Wilcox collection in 1999. He may have been friends with Laird Wilcox.

Dates: August 1999

Newspaper articles regarding Laird M. Wilcox

 Collection — Volume 1
Call Number: RH MS CK4

A collection of copied news paper clippings tracing Laird M. Wilcox's political activities from 1963 to 1973. Also includes "What's Up on the Far Left," a newspaper column written by Wilcox.

Dates: 1963-1972, March 1971-November 1972, 1973

Racism and Violence; the American Hate Movement Today

 Collection — Box 1
Call Number: RH WL MS 5

This 93-page report to the United States Commission on Civil Rights by the Anti-Defamation League of B'nai B'rith describes the activities of racist organizations within the United States, focusing primarily on activities of the Ku Klux Klan from 1978 to 1981. With the report, which is stamped "draft" and "confidential," are copies of correspondence, notes, and memoranda between the Commission and the Anti-Defamation League, obtained from the Commission by Laird Wilcox in 1983.

Dates: 1981

Richard Landkamer project collection

Call Number: RH WL MS 15

Richard Landkamer was interested in investigating the Kennedy Assassination. Landkamer shared his papers on the subject, which include correspondence, collected research articles, and legal documents, with Wilcox Collection founder Laird Wilcox. All collection materials are photocopies of originals.

Dates: 1985 - 1994

Walter Bergman, Freedom Rider collection

 Collection — Folder 1
Call Number: RH WL MS 6

This volume, compiled by Laird M. Wilcox, contains copies of Federal Bureau of Investigation documents that were produced in a lawsuit filed against the FBI by civil rights advocate Walter Bergman who, as a Freedom Ride participant, was beaten by Ku Klux Klansmen in 1961 at Birmingham, Alabama. The documents relate to the FBI's knowledge of events leading up to the attack, including its interactions with the Klan and with local police.

Dates: 1984

Additional filters:

White supremacy movements -- United States 2
Antisemitism 1
Civil rights -- United States 1
Civil rights movements -- Alabama -- Birmingham 1
Civil rights workers -- United States 1