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Overview of the Collection

Creator
United States.Congress.House.Committee on Un-American Activities.
Title
Donald J. Sterling collection on the Velde Committee
Dates
1954 (inclusive)
Quantity
.02 cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection Number
Mss 2883
Summary
Collection includes: Note from Oregon Journal editor Donald J. Sterling, 1989, regarding the history of the collection; Booklet "Rules of Procedure: Committee on Un-American Activities," 1954; Open letter from Reed College Professor, Stanley Moore, 1954; Speech given by Rep. Harold H. Velde, 1954; Statement by Reed College professor Leonard Marsak, 1954; Signed statement from seven attorneys, 1954, supporting the right to decline to testify; Statements from Howard Morgan of the Democratic Party of Oregon and the American Veterans Committee. praising the work of the Velde Committee; Etc. The Velde Committee, or Committee on Un-American Activities, met in Portland, Oregon in June. 1954, to investigate the political affiliations of three Reed College professors, who refused to answer questions put to them by the Committee.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Access Restrictions

The collection is open to the public.

Languages
English


Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Velde Committee, or Committee on Un-American Activities, met in Portland, Oregon in June. 1954, to investigate the political affiliations of three Reed College professors, who refused to answer questions put to them by the Committee.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

Collection includes: Note from Oregon Journal editor Donald J. Sterling, 1989, regarding the history of the collection; Booklet "Rules of Procedure: Committee on Un-American Activities," 1954; Open letter from Reed College Professor, Stanley Moore, 1954; Speech given by Rep. Harold H. Velde, 1954; Statement by Reed College professor Leonard Marsak, 1954; Signed statement from seven attorneys, 1954, supporting the right to decline to testify; Statements from Howard Morgan of the Democratic Party of Oregon and the American Veterans Committee. praising the work of the Velde Committee; Etc.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Restrictions on Use

The Oregon Historical Society is the owner of the materials in the Research Library and makes available reproductions for research, publication, and other uses. Written permission must be obtained from the Research Library prior to any use of reproductions. The Society does not necessarily hold copyright to all the materials in the collections. In some cases, permission for use of reproductions may require seeking additional authorization from the copyright holders.

Preferred Citation

Donald J. Sterling Collection on the Velde Committee, Mss 2883, Oregon Historical Society Research Library.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Acquisition Information

Lib. Acc. # 19997


Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

Subject Terms

  • Academic freedom.
  • Anti-communist movements -- United States.

Corporate Names

  • Reed College (Portland, Or.)
  • United States. -- Congress. -- House. -- Committee on Un-American Activities.

Family Names

  • Marsak, Leonard Mendes, -- 1924-
  • Moore, Stanley Williams, -- 1914-
  • Morgan, Howard, -- 1914-
  • Sterling, Donald J., -- 1927-
  • Velde, Harold Himmel, -- 1910-

Form or Genre Terms

  • Affadavits. -- aat
  • Speeches. -- aat