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The Dr. David A. Otto, Special Envoy for the Missouri State Teachers Association during the time of the 1971 Paris Peace Talks, collection

 Collection
Call Number: RH MS 1257

Overview

In 1971 a delegation of six individuals travelled to Paris, France as representatives of the Missouri State Teachers Association (MSTA). Their goal was to speak with the Provisional Revolutionary Government of North Vietnam concerning American prisoners of war, and to present 20,000 letters written by MSTA members about the prisoners. The delegation included Dr. David Otto, Stephens College professor of biology; three Stephens College students, Carolyn Crawford, Debby Hargett, and Ann Searles; and two members of the Columbia, Missouri community, businessman Dale Cornelison and physician Dr. Eugene Windmiller. This collection consists of information about the delegation and their travel to the 1971 Paris Peace Talks.

Dates

  • 1970 - 1971

Creator

Language of Materials

English; French

Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Extent

1.75 Linear Feet (3 boxes + 1 oversize box)

Scope and Contents

This collection includes correspondence, newspaper clippings, and documentation of events. Also included are congressional documents of the Ninety-Second Congress that pertain to the delegation and American prisoners of war.

Physical Location

RH MS 1257

Physical Location

RH MS Q355

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Dr. David A. Otto and Elizabeth B. Otto of Fort Mill, SC, 2011.

Related Materials

Consult reference staff for availability of corresponding artificial collections.
Title
Guide to The Dr. David A. Otto, Special Envoy for the Missouri State Teachers Association during the time of the 1971 Paris Peace Talks, collection
Subtitle
The Dr. David A. Otto, Special Envoy for the Missouri State Teachers Association during the time of the 1971 Paris Peace Talks, collection
Author
Finding aid prepared by acs, 2012. Finding aid encoded by acs, 2012.
Date
2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
http://hdl.handle.net/10407/8259385716
Preferred citation
The Dr. David A. Otto, Special Envoy for the Missouri State Teachers Association during the time of the 1971 Paris Peace Talks Collection, RH MS 1257, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

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

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