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Kenneth MacDonald papers

MS-1127
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1127
The papers of Kenneth MacDonald document his perspective and involvement as a DC alumnus and lawyer representing several Dartmouth students prosecuted after the spring 1969 takeover of Parkhurst Hall. They include correspondence, copies of newspapers and magazines, notes, official college statements and press releases, a copy of the official court transcript of the students’ hearings, and official college guides and statements on discipline, standing, and conduct. Public records of the events and individuals’ and the the general public’s reaction are also included. Of note is MacDonald’s correspondence with history professor Harry N. Scheiber, who offers one “unofficial” viewpoint of the events from a faculty member’s point of view.

Dates

  • 1969 - 1994

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

These materials may be protected by the U.S. Copyright Law (Title 17, U.S.C.).

Extent

.50 linear ft. (1 box) : Types of Boxes (if noted in original UP DB):,1 2-inch boxes

Overview

Kenneth MacDonald, lawyer. Born in 1917. Dartmouth College Class of 1939. The papers document his perspective and involvement as a DC alumnus and lawyer representing several Dartmouth students prosecuted after the spring 1969 takeover of Parkhurst Hall, including correspondence, copies of newspapers and magazines, notes, official college statements and press releases and a copy of the official court transcript of the students’ hearings.

Repository Details

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
6065 Webster Hall
Hanover NH 03755 USA