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"This is America: the 60s in Lawrence, Kansas" research notes

Call Number: RH MS 877


This collection contains subject files, research notes, card files, photocopied primary source material, and other records generated by Rusty Monhollon, at the time a University of Kansas doctoral student, related to research for and production of his monograph This is America? : The 60s in Lawrence, Kansas.


  • Creation: circa 2000-2002


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

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


3.25 Linear Feet (4 boxes + 1 oversize folder)

Language of Materials


Scope and Contents

Rusty Monhollon used several acronyms while conducting his research surrounding life in Lawrence, Kansas and on the University of Kansas' campus during the 1960s. These acronyms are for institutions from which Monhollon gathered information as well as for organizations, institutions, and individuals about whom Monhollon wrote and conducted his research. They include

  1. AWS: Associated Women Students
  2. BSU: Black Student Union
  3. CHS: Chicago Historical Society
  4. CSW: Commission on the Status of Women
  5. DCHS: Douglas County Historical Society
  6. ELC: E. Laurence Chalmers
  7. ERA: Equal Rights Amendment
  8. FHCC: Fair Housing Coordinating Committee
  9. LDJW: Lawrence Daily Journal-World
  10. LHRC: Lawrence Human Rights Commission
  11. LLPD: Lawrence League for the Practice of Democracy
  12. NAACP: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
  13. PCCU: President's Commission on Campus Unrest
  14. RFE: Robert F. Ellsworth
  15. SDNE: Sons and Daughters of New England
  16. SDS: Students for a Democratic Society
  17. UA: University Archives
  18. UCA: University Christian Movement
  19. UDK: University Daily Kansan

Physical Location

RH MS 877

Physical Location

RH MS R234

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, Rusty Monhollon, 2003.

Guide to the "This is America: The 60s in Lawrence, Kansas" Collection
"This is America: the 60s in Lawrence, Kansas" research notes
Finding aid prepared by RH, 2007
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Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
"This is America: the 60s in Lawrence, Kansas" research notes, RH MS 877, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas Libraries.

Repository Details

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

1450 Poplar Lane
Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States