Indiana University Archives Exhibits

Spectator Records, 1966-1970

Dublin Core

Title

Spectator Records, 1966-1970

Description

The Spectator began its existence as a weekly student newspaper in January 1966, when it was recognized as a registered Indiana University organization by the I.U. Board of Student Publications. This charter was revoked by the University administration in 1968, but the paper remained in publication as an independent paper until 1970. The Collection includes operational and financial records, correspondence, submissions, and back issues of the newspaper.

Source

IU Archives collection number: C292

Date

1966-1970

Items in the Spectator Records, 1966-1970

"Kafka & Kangaroo"
Article from underground newspaper The Spectator irreverently describing the results of the trial of the Dow Chemical protesters. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

"Kafka & Kangaroo" part 2
Part two of article from underground newspaper The Spectator irreverently describing the results of the trial of the Dow Chemical protesters.Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

Black Market Ad
Advertisement for The Black Market printed in The Spectator. The shop specialized in African goods, clothing, Black literature and sound recordings, until it was firebombed on December 26, 1968. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection…

Spectator V. 8 No. 13
Cover of The Spectator depicting the bombed-out remains of The Black Market. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

Spectator V. 8 No. 13 part 2
Page from underground newspaper The Spectator showing images of the burned-out remains of The Black Market. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

Spectator V. 8 No. 13 part 3
Page from the underground newspaper The Spectator describing the firebombing of The Black Market, along with photographs showing the damage. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. Go to the finding aid

Spectator V. 8 No. 13
Cover of underground newspaper The Spectator. The cover shows a cartoon of Indiana University Acting Chancellor John W. Snyder shoveling dirt on IU student demands related to fee hikes. Taken from Spectator Records, 1966-1970, collection number C67. …

The Spectator V. 8 No. 14
Cover of underground newspaper The Spectator. The cover shows a cartoon depicting Indiana University Board of Trustees chairman Frank McKinney, whom many students felt was largely responsible for fee hikes at IU. Taken from Spectator Records,…

Spectator V. 8 No. 15
Back page of the underground newspaper The Spectator, containing a sketch of an upraised fist and a slogan of student solidarity. The "All or None" signs can be seen in many images of protests during May of 1969. Taken from Spectator Records,…

"The New Repression"
Article from the underground newspaper The Spectator describing the Grand Jury indictments of 9 persons from IU involved in the Ballantine lock-in. The article is harshly critical of the charges and the Indiana government in general. Taken from…