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Student and racial disturbances at the University of Kansas

Call Number: RH MS 189


Sound recordings and photographic negatives of racial and student disturbances in Lawrence, Kansas, March, 1970 - May, 1970 recorded by Dennis Embry and Brian W. Miller.


  • Creation: 1970


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Dennis Embry and Brian W. Miller.

Dennis Embry and his associate, Brian W. Miller were students at the University of Kansas during the period of active student resistance to the Vietnamese War and the Kent State killings.


2 Linear Feet (2 boxes of AV and textual materials + 1 folder)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

The recordings are arranged in a rough chronology. They are not transcribed. However, a rough contents list accompanies each tape.

Super 8 motion pictures, in black and white and in color, also were produced at the time of the recordings.

Film was developed in late 1990s and transferred to video. The video has no sound and the quality is very poor. Photographic negatives are also included.

Physical Location

RH MS 189

Physical Location

RH MS-P 189

Other Finding Aids

See PDF for detailed description: ksrl.kc.embrydennis.ead.pdf.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dennis Embry, 17 February 1976

Guide to the Dennis Embry Collection
Student and racial disturbances at the University of Kansas
Finding aid prepared by lcd; igg 5 March 1976. Finding aid encoded by amh, 2004. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Dennis Embry Collection, Kansas Collection, RH MS 189 , Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States