Socially Concerned Students papers, 1981 - 1985

Abstract

Two scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Socially Concerned Students Organization, 1981-1985.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Socially Concerned Students papers, 1981 - 1985
Creator
Alan Creech, President of the Socially Concerned Students
Extent
0.5 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Subjects
Student organizations -- Kentucky.
Students -- Kentucky.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by Finding aid prepared by Rachel Webb in April 2009 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Rachel Webb
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Socially Concerned Students (S.C.S.) was a University of Kentucky organization composed of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to a better society. Founded in the sociology department, S.C.S., addressed the issues and problems which faced society during the 1980s and early 1990s. Whether the issues were campus oriented, local, state, national, or international, S.C.S. was involved and often in cooperation with other organization and agencies.
Scope and Content
The Socially Concerned Students papers consists of two scrapbooks primarily consisting of newspaper articles, but also brochures, fliers, and other papers that pertain to activities the student group created. Topics include brown bag forums promoting rape prevention, battling crime, protests against U.S. involvement in overseas wars, etc. Volume 1 has been maintained in its bound form and Volume 2 has been taken apart for preservation purposes and copies have been made.

Contents of the Collection

Volume I Bound Scrapbook, 1981-83

  • Box 1
  • Folder
  • Item 1
To top

Newspaper Articles: Students, 1984

  • Box 2
  • Folder 1
  • Item
To top

Newspaper Articles: Nicaragua, 1984-85

  • Box 2
  • Folder 2
  • Item
To top

Newspaper Articles: Other, 1984-85

  • Box 2
  • Folder 3
  • Item
To top

Fliers and Brochures, undated

  • Box 2
  • Folder 4
  • Item
To top

Petitions and Debates, undated

  • Box 2
  • Folder 5
  • Item
To top

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