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David Beckwith papers

Brown University Library

Box A
Brown University
Providence, RI 02912
Telephone: Manuscripts: 401-863-3723; University Archives: 401-863-2148
Email: Manuscripts: hay@brown.edu; University Archives: archives@brown.edu

Collection Overview

Title: David Beckwith papers
Date range: 1946-2011, (bulk 1980-1999)
Creator: Beckwith, David L.
Extent: 30.0 Linear feet
Abstract: The David Beckwith papers (1946-2011) is a significant collection of organizational records, correspondence, publications, training and funding materials relating to community development and organizing on both the local and national levels. Most of the material dates from 1980 to 1999 and represents the work of a wide range of community organizations, advocacy-based coalitions, governmental agencies and private organizations devoted to fulfilling social needs such as housing, transportation and education. The Papers also include a small but noteworthy collection of counter-culture newspapers from the mid-1960s and early 1970s.
Language of materials: English
Repository: John Hay Library, University Archives and Manuscripts
Collection number: Ms.2010.010