NCTE/Censorship File, 1960-1979 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/73/9
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 10/30/1979; 1/29/1981; 05/28/2020
Volume: 2.3 cubic feet
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Description: Censorship File contains correspondence of the NCTE Committee Against Censorship, including with cooperating professional organizations including the American Library Association's Committee on Intellectual Freedom; censorship cases reported to committee chair Ed Jenkinson; newspaper clippings, magazine articles, and editorials concerning censorship in the classroom; NCTE publications on censorship, including "The Student's Right to Read" (1962) and an annotated bibliography on censorship; NCTE resolutions on censorship (1960-68); censorship court cases, including judicial reports, (1964-72); meeting minutes and agendas; conference files, including the NCTE Conference on Censorship (1966, 1969); files of the Consortium on Censorship (1977-79) and the National Coalition Against Censorship (1978-79); and reports on book selection procedure (1964-72); principal correspondents include Robert Hogan, Enid Olson (Director of Publications and Public Relations), and James Squire.