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College of Charleston Library vertical file on "The Independent American"

Identifier: Mss 0034-087

Collection Overview

The collection consists of materials gathered by the staff of the Robert Scott Small Library at the College of Charleston, South Carolina. It includes three publications produced by the staff of the "Independent American." It was a conservative newsletter published in Louisiana from 1955 until 1971 by "Free Men Speak, Inc." After 1971, it was published in Littleton, Colorado. The file includes a special issue of the newsletter from 1968 titled "Special Emergency Mailing Regarding Riots," and two pamphlets. Both pamphlets decry the abuse of power by federal authorities.


  • Creation: 1958-1973


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.


1 folder (3 items) : 9 leaves ; 10-28 cm.

Inventory of the College of Charleston Library Vertical File on "The Independent American," 1958-1973
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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