World student movements collection Edit


MSS 309 large


  • approximately 1960-1969 (Creation)


  • 8 Linear Feet (Whole)
    8 boxes



  • Conditions Governing Access

    The material is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections three (3) working days in advance if you wish to use it.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    The collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

  • Preferred Citation

    Item, Folder number and/or title, Box number, World Student Movements Archive, MSS 309, Special Collections, MSU Libraries, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

  • Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Donated by Frank A. Pinner in 1982.

  • Processing Information

    The World Student Movements Archive were processed by Kassy Fineout – June of 2008.

  • Biographical / Historical

    The 1960’s were a turbulent time for universities in many countries, and this collection was built up through visits and conferences attend by Dr. Pinner over a several year period. Seen as an international phenomenon, student movements can claim a more important place in the history of the twentieth-century than if they were considered as isolated happenings on individual campuses.

  • Scope and Contents

    This collection of 1960's student movement materials from throughout the world accumulated through visits and conferences attended by Dr. Frank A. Pinner over a several year period. It contains both primary and secondary materials covering Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Africa, Argentina, Burma, Canada, China, the Congo, Ghana, India, Indonesia, Japan, Nigeria, the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Scandinavia, Switzerland, and Turkey. Primary materials are in the form of commission reports, issues of magazines and newspapers published by radical student groups. The secondary materials are conference papers (usually in English) and offprints from journals.

  • Arrangement

    The materials are arranged alphabetically by country.