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Michael P. Schon collection of Peace and Freedom Party of California papers

Call Number: WA MSS S-4486
Scope and Contents

Professional archive of Michael P. Schon, comprised of correspondence, documents, flyers, speeches, manuscript notes, published brochures and pamphlets, newspaper clippings, and periodicals recording the efforts of the Peace and Freedom Party of California, 1965-2007 (bulk 1966-1971).

Consists of nearly 1,000 items including 657 government documents, flyers, articles, or other materials issued by the PFP; 20 periodicals represented in 56 issues; 27 speeches and 105 notes by Schon; 70 pieces of correspondence; 100 newspaper clippings; and 26 miscellaneous items (including signed petitions, party buttons, and bumper stickers).

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Michael P. Schon Collection of Peace and Freedom Party of California Papers is the physical property of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University. Literary rights, including copyright, belong to the authors or their legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased from Lorne Bair Rare Books on the William Robertson Coe Fund No. 3, 2016.


Collection retains the arrangement in which it was received.

Majority of material found within 1966-1971
4.0 Linear Feet (7 boxes)
Related Names
Lorne Bair Rare Books
Schon, Michael P.
Language of Materials