NCTE/Censorship File, 1960-1979 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/73/9
Acquired: 10/25/1979; 10/30/1979; 1/29/1981
Volume: 2.0 cubic feet
Available for use at:
|Archives Research Center, 1707 S. Orchard||1-6|
Description: Files on censorship, containing correspondence; newspaper clippings and editorials concerning the censorship of books such as Catcher in the Rye and Manchild in the Promised Land in the classroom; NCTE publications and articles on censorship, including "The Student's Right to Read" (1962) and an annotated bibliography on censorship; NCTE resolutions on censorship (1960-1968); materials on censorship court cases (including judicial reports), (1964-1972); agendas and minutes for NCTE Conference on Censorship (1966), the Conference on Censorship sponsored by the Freedom of Information Center (1969), and the ALA Conference on Censorship and Intellectual Freedom (1965, 1967); articles on censorship printed by the Freedom of Information Center, University of Missouri; reports on book selection procedure (1964-1972); correspondence with cooperating professional organizations, including the American Library Association's Committee on Intellectual Freedom. Principal correspondents include Robert Hogan, Enid Olson (Director of Publications and Public Relations), and James Squire.