Letter From Mark H. Curtis to Stefanos Polyzoides

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Title

Letter From Mark H. Curtis to Stefanos Polyzoides

Subject

Resolutions
Student
Demonstration
Scripps
President
Protest

Description

In this letter of 1992, Mark Curtis, President of Scripps College from 1964 to 1976, discussed the first sit-in that occurred during his Presidency. The sit-in protested the removal of an olive tree grove to construct the Humanities Building. Curtis told Polyzoides how he addressed the student sit-in, and also described the reaction of alumnae.

Creator

Mark Curtis

Source

Special Collections Archives of Ella Strong Denison Library

Date

1992-02-25

Contributor

Anna Teske

Format

.tif

Language

English

Type

Text

Citation

Mark Curtis, “Letter From Mark H. Curtis to Stefanos Polyzoides,” Claremont Colleges Activism Archive, accessed September 24, 2023, https://claremontactivism.omeka.net/items/show/61.

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