DAVIS, ANGELA Y. (ANGELA YVONNE), 1944-
Angela Y. Davis collection, 1970-1984

Emory University

Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Atlanta, GA 30322

404-727-6887

rose.library@emory.edu

Permanent link: http://pid.emory.edu/ark:/25593/8z6dg


Descriptive Summary

Creator: Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-
Title: Angela Y. Davis collection, 1970-1984
Call Number:Manuscript Collection No. 1133
Extent: .5 linear ft. (1 box) and 10 oversized papers (OP)
Abstract:Artifically-created collection of material related to Angela Y. Davis, mostly concerning her arrest and trial, including fliers, newsletters, articles, and unpublished writings.
Language:Materials entirely in English.

Administrative Information

Restrictions on Access

Unrestricted access.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

All requests subject to limitations noted in departmental policies on reproduction.

Source

Purchase, unknown.

Citation

[after identification of item(s)], Angela Y. Davis collection, Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library, Emory University.

Processing

Processed by Elizabeth Roke, February 24, 2010.


Collection Description

Biographical Note

Angela Yvonne Davis (1944- ), African American political activist and academic. She was the director of the Feminist Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz and was twice a candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Communist Party USA ticket.

Angela Yvonne Davis (1944- ), African American political activist and academic. She was the director of the Feminist Studies Department at the University of California, Santa Cruz and was twice a candidate for Vice President of the United States on the Communist Party USA ticket.

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains material related to Angela Davis from 1970-1984. This artificially created collection includes printed material and unpublished writings. The bulk of the collection consists of fliers, newsletters, and other printed material created by committees organized to advocate for Davis following her arrest in 1970. The printed material also includes newspaper and magazine articles about Davis and campaign material related to her run for Vice President in 1980 and 1984. The unpublished writings in this collection include speeches by Davis to the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Oppression.

Arrangement Note

Arranged by record type.


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Container List

Printed material
Box Folder Content
1 1 "1981-Mandate for Fightback," General Secretary Report, Central Committee, Communist Party USA, 1981
1 2 Angela Davis/Gus Hall campaign, fliers, 1984
OP5 Angela Davis/Gus Hall campaign, poster, 1984
OP6 Gus Hall/Jarvis Tyner campaign (with endorsement by Davis), poster, 1976
1 3 Angela Davis Defense Committee, fliers
1 4 Angela Davis Legal Defense Fund, fliers
1 5 Articles, 1970-1971
OP7 - Articles, 1970 (oversized)
1 6 Articles, 1972
1 7 Articles, 1974-1975
1 8 Committee of Concerned Academics, correspondence
1 9 Committee to Free Angela Davis
1 10 Cuban Committee for the Freedom of Angela Davis
OP8 Federal Bureau of Investigation, Angela Davis Wanted Poster, 1970
OP9 Michigan Committee to Free Angela Davis, "America on Trial: The Frame Up of Angela Davis," 1971 August
OP1 National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression, poster
1 11 National United Committee to Free Angela Davis, correspondence, 1971-1973
1 12 National United Committee to Free Angela Davis, fliers
1 13 National United Committee to Free Angela Davis, press releases, 1971-1972
1 14 National United Committee to Free Angela Davis, report, 1971
1 15 National United Committee to Free Angela Davis, trial bulletin, 1972
1 16 New York Committee to Free Angela Davis, correspondence, 1971
1 17 New York Committee to Free Angela Davis, fliers
1 18 New York Committee to Free Angela Davis, stickers
1 19 Newspaper clippings, 1971-1972
OP2 Newspaper clippings, 1971-1972
OP10 - Peoples Revolutionary Action Movement (P.R.A.M.), "Free Angela Davis!" circa 1970-1971
1 20 Philadelphia Committee to Free Angela Davis, fliers
1 21 Philadelphia New Mobilization Committee, fliers
OP3-4 Posters of Angela Davis
1 22 Unidentified organizations, fliers
Unpublished writings
1 23 Davis, Angela, "Keynote Address to the Founding Conference for a National Defense Organization Against Racist and Political Repression," [1973]
1 24 Davis, Angela, "Keynote to the 2nd Annual Conference of the National Alliance Against Racism and Political Repression," [1974]
1 25 Davis, Angela, "Keynote Address to the 3rd Annual Conference of the National Alliance Against Racist and Political Repression," 1975
1 26 Davis, Angela, Statement, February 24, 1972
1 27 English, Jeanne, "Twenty-three Points to Show Why the Angela Davis Trial Is a Political Trial," July 9, 1971
1 28 Scheer, Maximilian, "For Angela Davis: The Road to San Rafael," 1971
1 29 Unknown author, Angela Davis High School Dedication Speech, 1971
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