University of Texas Arlington

University of Texas at Arlington Underground Newspaper Collection:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: University of Texas at Arlington. Libraries. Special Collections, collector.
Title: University of Texas at Arlington Underground Newspaper Collection
Dates: 1969-1971
Abstract: The newspapers in this collection, The Free University Press (1970-1971), Right On! (1969), and Spectator (1969), served as mediums for students, faculty, and administrators at the University of Texas at Arlington to express their viewpoints outside of the establishment. Much of the content of the papers was representative of the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s.
Identification: AR220
Extent: 28 items
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Historical Note

The newspapers in this collection, The Free University Press, Right On!, and Spectator, served as mediums for students, faculty, and administrators at the University of Texas at Arlington to express their viewpoints outside of the establishment. Much of the content of the papers was representative of the counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s.


Scope and Contents

This collection contains issues of the The Free University Press (1970-1971), Right On! (1969), and Spectator (1969), underground newspapers for University of Texas at Arlington students, faculty, and administration.


Organization

Newspapers are arranged by title and thereafter chronologically.

Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Organizations
University of Texas at Arlington--Students--History--Sources.
University of Texas at Arlington--Students--Written works.
Subjects
Underground press publications--Texas--Arlington--History--Sources.
Students--Political activity--Texas--Arlington--History--Sources.
Places
Arlington (Tex.)--History--Sources.
Alternate Titles
University Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

University of Texas at Arlington Underground Newspaper Collection, AR220, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
OS4 4 The Free University Press (February 9, 1970-April 29, 1971), February 9, 1970-April 29, 1971
5 Right On! (November 15, 1969), Spectator (March-May, 1969), November 15, 1969 and March-May, 1969