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Mark Wurzbacher Papers

Identifier: UA 5.010

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Scope and Contents

This collection includes audio recordings and a paper by Mark Wurzbacher, related to student political activities circa 1969. The paper is entitled "A Comparative Study on the Origin and Development of Political Beliefs and Attitudes in Student Liberal Activists and Student Conservatives (using samples from the Students for Liberal Action and the Young Americans for Freedom at the College of William and Mary in Virginia)" and was written for Sociology 402.  The groups referenced in the paper had ties to the peace movement and include Students for Liberal Action and Young Americans for Freedom. The audio recordings are both reel-to-reel tapes and audio cassette tapes of an interview given by Wurzbacher. Topics covered include Vietnam, Young Americans for Freedom, and Communism. 

Original audio-visual material cannot be made accessible.  Use copies will be required for patron use.


  • Creation: 1969


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Acquisition Information:

Acc. 1983.134

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The collection description/finding aid is written in English

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