Collection Summary

Creator: Schulman, Arthur I.
Title: The Papers of Arthur I. Schulman Concerning the Virginia ACLU
Accession: MSS 95-1
Description: 4 boxes
Location: SC - Basement
Photograph Collection: View 0 digitized photographs
Digitized Content: 0 objects

Collection Description & Arrangement

Arthur I. Schulman, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University, was one of the organizers of the American Civil Liberties Union in Charlottesville. He began to recruit members in 1966, and on November 17th at the Thomas Jefferson Unitarian Church, the Charlottesville chapter was formed at a public meeting. Schulman became chairman of the Virginia Chapter in 1969.

This four-box collection consists of correspondence, minutes of meetings, and directories that Mr. Schulman in his capacity of secretary and later chairman accumulated between 1969 and 1972. The papers document the work of the members and some of the issues that concerned them during the late sixties and early seventies.

Schulman donated these to the Law Library in January 1995.

Biographical & Historical Information

Arthur I. Schulman, Associate Professor of Psychology at the University, was one of the organizers of the American Civil Liberties Union in Charlottesville. Schulman became chairman of the Virginia Chapter in 1969.

Acquisition Information

Date Received 1995
Donor Information This collection was donated to the Law Library by Schulman in January of 1995.

Content List

Box 1:

  • 1970; ACLU By-Laws
  • 1967-1969; ACLU Charlottesville -- Vitae of Board Members
  • 1966-69; ACLU Correspondence [5 folders]

Box 2:

  • 1969-70; ACLU Correspondence [4 folders]
  • n.d.; ACLU-Court Observers Program
  • 1968-1970; ACLU Tri-Affiliate
  • 1968-1971; ACLU Va. Dossiers Committee -- Minutes of Chapter Board Meetings (excludes Central Virginia Chapter)
  • 1964-1969; Five Year Report of the Southern Regional Office

Box 3:

  • 1968-1970; Board of Directors -- Office Output, Committee Reports, Minutes of Committee Meetings
  • [1969]; Foundation
  • 1972; Fundraising
  • 1968-1971; Legal Program
  • 1968-1970; Minutes of Affiliate Board Meetings, Announcements, Agenda [2 folders]
  • 1967-1970; Minutes of Board Meetings of Central Virginia Chapter
  •  n.d.; Miscellaneous Papers

Box 4:

  • 1967-1972; Miscellaneous Papers [3 folders]
  • 1968-1971; Newspaper Clippings
  • 1968-1969; Office Output (to chapters, general membership, etc. Does not include Board Material or Press Releases)
  • 1968-1969; Press Releases
  • 1968; Civil Liberties and the University Student -- A One Day Conference. [Lists of names]
  • 1969-1970; Civil Liberties in Virginia
  • 1970; Cranberg v. UVA Affair. Correspondence
  • 1968; The Virginia Weekly.
  • 1970; The Policy Guide of the American Civil Liberties Union.  Copy 759. Revised 1970.  [Professor's Schulman personal copy added to the collection in 2013].

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