Academic freedom--New Jersey
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: RG 04/A15/02
Repository: Rutgers University Archives / Office of the President (Lewis Webster Jones). Group II, Academic Freedom Cases Records
Abstract: The records of the Academic Freedom series created in the Office of Rutgers president Lewis Webster Jones consists of four manuscript boxes of documents that span from 1942-1958. The earliest records document the professional histories of Professors Heimlich, Finley, and Glasser, and the latest documents concern the Board of Governors dealing with censure by the AAUP and AALS. The bulk of the material is from 1952-1953, documenting the procedures of the University in evaluation of the cases...
Identifier: RG 02/C1
Repository: Rutgers University Archives / Rutgers University. Board of Governors Special Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure Records
Abstract: The records of the academic freedom cases at Rutgers University, spanning from 1952 to 1958, comprise a series of the documents of the Rutgers University Board of Governors. They consist of one half-manuscript box containing two volumes of documents from the files of John O. Bigelow, chairman of the Board of Governors' Special Committee on Academic Freedom and Tenure. The Committee was to create new University statutes on academic freedom and tenure following the replacement of the Board of...
Identifier: RG 07/A2/01
Abstract: Correspondence, newspaper clippings, statements, and reports related to the controversy surrounding the three "Teach Ins" held at Rutgers University in 1965. The bulk of the public comment was sparked by Rutgers Professor Genovese's April 23, 1965 "Teach In" statement, "I do not fear or regret the impending Viet Cong victory in Vietnam. I welcome it," and the University's subsequent handling of the matter. The "Teach In" at which Genovese made his statement was a discussion of American...