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The Only Alternative newspaper collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UA-009

Scope and Contents

This collection includes volumes I-V of The Only Alternative, an underground student newspaper published at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana from 1968 to 1971.

Dates

  • 1968 - 1971

Historical Note

The Only Alternative is an underground protest newspaper, which was published by students at Ball State University in Muncie, Indiana from 1968 to 1971. The newspaper contains articles on various subjects including the Vietnam War, the Civil Rights Movement, politics, as well as local and campus issues.

Extent

1.3 Cubic Feet (Two oversize archival boxes and one bound volume)

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically by date of publication, separated by bound and unbound issues.

Custodial History

This collection was received by Archives and Special Collections as a donation.

Processing Information

EAD finding aid created 2009/05/05 by Lajmar Anderson. Finding aid updated 2019/08/30 by Mindy Shull.

UA Restructuring

UA.009 was formerly RG.01.02.07.

Title
The Only Alternative newspaper collection
Status
Completed
Author
Finding aid updated by Mindy Shull.
Date
2019-08-30
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Ball State University Archives Repository

Contact:
Alexander M. Bracken Library
2000 W. University Avenue
Muncie Indiana 47306 USA
765-285-5078