Collection Number: 05583-z

Collection Title: Leslie G. Carr Papers, 1966-1969

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Size 200 items
Abstract The Leslie G. Carr Papers, 1966-1969, consist of a copy of Carr's FBI file and loose papers documenting his social and political activism, particularly his involvement with Students for a Democratic Society at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Creator Carr, Leslie G.
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Leslie G. Carr Papers #5583-z, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Leslie G. Carr in April 2014 (Acc. 101899).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Leslie Gerald "Jerry" Carr was a graduate student in sociology at the University of North Carolina at Hill in the 1960's and 1970's. He was involved in Students for a Democratic Society (SDS) and organized and led many protests. He was a member of the SDS in 1966, when the group invited Frank Wilkinson and Herbert Aptheker, both of whom had ties to the Communist Party, to speak on campus.

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The Leslie G. Carr Papers, 1966-1969, consist of a copy of Carr's FBI file and loose papers documenting his social and political activism, particularly his involvement with Students for a Democratic Society at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill on non-discrimination in off-campus housing and opposition to the Vietnam War and the use of napalm. Loose papers include correspondence with UNC Chancellor Carlysle Sitterson, press releases, a petition, and fliers.

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Encoded by: Laura Smith

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