Lexington Committee on Religion and Human Rights records, 1963-1967

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lexington Committee on Religion and Human Rights records, 1963-1967
Creator
Lexington Committee on Religion and Human Rights (Ky.)
Extent
1 volume, 48 pieces.
Subjects
Lexington Committee on Religion and Human Rights (Ky.)
University of Kentucky--Athletics.
Civil rights--Kentucky--Lexington.
Discrimination--Kentucky--Lexington.
Lexington (Ky.)--History.
Minutes.
Newsletters
Arrangement
Arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Archives Staff ; machine-readable finding aid created by:Eric Weig
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The Committee was established in 1963 to fight racial and religious discrimination. It worked for open housing, non-discrimination in public accommodations, voting rights, and integration of the University of Kentucky athletic teams, among other civil rights goals.
Scope and Content
These records contain minutes and miscellaneous documents of the Lexington Committee on Religion and Human Rights. There are minutes of general meetings and meetings of the Steering Sub-committee from 1963 to 1967. There are also miscellaneous letters and newsletters.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.

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