Coalition Against Apartheid (Cornell University)


Duration: Unknown, existed in 1978 - Unknown, apparently existed in January 1980
Location: Ithaca, New York, United States


The Coalition Against Apartheid was a student group at Cornell University that campaigned to get the university to divest from companies doing business in South Africa. (Source: "Students Today Urge Divestment, Protest Stevens" by Michael Ullmann, The Cornell Daily Sun, October 20, 1978; "Political Action Groups Find Renewed Student Interest" by John Levitt, The Cornell Daily Sun, November 6, 1978; "Trustees With a Profit Motive" by Terri Ann Lowenthal, The Cornell Daily Sun, January 24, 1979; and "Students Protest for Divestment At Board's Executive Committee" by Laura Post, The Cornell Daily Sun, March 16, 1979.)

Related Archive
Title: Coalition Agaist Apartheid collection
Time Span: 1978
Media: 1 folder
Description: Archive of material related to the Coalition Against Apartheid at Cornell University. The collection includes leaflets, handouts, and press releases; also "Statement presented before the Ad Hoc Committee of the Cornell Board of Trustees at hearings sponsored by the Cornell Campus Council: Cornell Investment in South Arica--Morally, politically and economically wrong," by Dr. Michael C. Latham, 1978; notes for a talk by Friedman; report of Student Trustee Neil V. Getnick on "Conflicts of Interest and the Cornell Board of Trustees Investment Committee," 1978; and "Position paper: Committee on South African Investments," submitted by student Trustee Gary S. Guzy. Also, reminiscences by Friedman. Collection donated by Michael Friedman.
Housed At: Cornell University Library, Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections
Location: 2B Carl A. Kroch Library, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY 14853, United States
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Reference Email: rareref@cornell.edu
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