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Radicalism posters collection

Identifier: MSS 431 large

Scope and Contents

The Radicalism posters collection (approximately 1965-2019) consists of 289 posters relating to topics including Amnesty, Anti-Apartheid, Black Panthers, Campaign Politics, Communes, Communism, Health (AIDS and Safe Sex), Iraq, Labor, LGBT, Local Events and Organizations, Nuclear Arms, Protests, the Student Democratic Society (SDS), Vietnam, and Women’s events (including the White Ribbon Society).


  • Creation: approximately 1965-2016

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Access

Some of the collection is stored offsite in Remote Storage. Please contact Special Collections 3 working days in advance if you wish to use it.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the author of the items in this collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law. For photocopy and duplication requests, please contact MSU Libraries Special Collections.


6 Linear Feet (4 boxes and 1 map case drawer)

Language of Materials



Posters are arranged physically by size, and intellectually arranged alphabetically by subject heading.

Custodial History

These posters were collected incrementally by MSU Special Collections.

Related Materials

Some posters have individual cataloging and can be found in the catalog with the "Radicalism posters collection" series note,-1,0,B/browse

Related collections include the MSS 473 Saul Wellman papers and MSS 265 Students for a Democratic Society collection.

Finding Aid for the Radicalism posters collection
4 Published And Cataloged
Leigh Ann Hamel and Katherine Emrich
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Repository Details

Part of the Stephen O. Murray and Keelung Hong Special Collections Repository

MSU Libraries
366 W. Circle Drive
East Lansing MI 48823 USA