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College of Charleston Library vertical file on the Citizens' Councils of America

Identifier: Mss 0034-039

Collection Overview

The collection consists of materials gathered by the staff of the Robert Scott Small Library at the College of Charleston in Charleston, South Carolina. It includes numerous documents published by the Citizens' Councils of America between 1973 and 1986.


  • Creation: 1973-1986


Language of Material

Materials in English.

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research.

Copyright Notice

The nature of the College of Charleston's archival holdings means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. Special Collections claims only physical ownership of most archival materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

Historical Note

The first Citizens' Councils formed in Mississippi to protest the Brown v. Board of Education decision. The group quickly spread to every state in the South. Local chapters were members of the Citizens' Councils of America.


2 folders

Inventory of the College of Charleston Library Vertical File on the Citizens' Councils of America, 1973-1986
Processed by: Special Collections staff; finding aid created by: Special Collections staff
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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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