Class Year

2016

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Description

This collection consists primarily of materials produced by SCOPE for SCOPE participants, correspondence between Richard Hutch and various companions, and publications regarding civil rights. Though aspects of the collection extend beyond 1965, it focuses most heavily on Hutch’s SCOPE experience during the summer of 1965 and does not provide great detail on other civil rights organizations. The collection provides an overview of the role that SCOPE played in the larger Civil Rights Movement, as well as valuable insight to the individual experience of a participant in the Civil Rights Movement. While the collection includes materials from Hutch’s time at Gettysburg College, it does not provide strong representation of the attitude among the larger student body regarding civil rights. Most of the materials from Hutch’s undergraduate experience were written by him and reflect his own personal perspective on the Civil Rights Movement.

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Collection Size

1.5 cubic feet

Publication Date

June 2016

Keywords

Civil Rights movement, SCOPE, voter registration, Alabama, Gettysburg College alumni

Disciplines

African American Studies | History | Social Welfare | United States History

MS-194: Richard Hutch '67 Papers

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