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Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee Collected Records

 Collection
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee

Dates

  • 1960-1961

Biographical / Historical

SNCC was founded in 1960 at the close of the Raleigh Conference, held at Shaw University, Raleigh, NC. It was a meeting of Southern student sit-in leaders and northern student supporters. In May, 1960, the committee held its first meeting in Atlanta. SNCC was composed of representatives from 16 southern states and the District of Columbia. Its basic purpose was the coordination of activities within the civil rights movement.

Extent

0.08 Linear Feet (1 linear in.)

Language

English

General Note

The Swarthmore College Peace Collection is not the official repository for the records of this organization.

Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

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