The Robert Freund Papers include newspapers; clippings; and University of Houston Committee to End the War newsletters (and drafts), correspondence, and flyers from 1968 to 1971. Additionally, the collection documents the Plenary Session to the Constitutional Convention (September 1970), the National Peace Action Coalition Convention (December 1970), SDS (students for a democratic society) and other organizations, National Peace Action Coalition Convention (December 1970), and contains a 76 page memorandum from the FBI regarding the “New Left” government subversion of the SDS released through the Freedom of Information Act.
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Robert "Bob" Freund was born in New York in 1946. While attending the University of Houston from 1968-1970, Freund served as the education chair for the University of Houston Committee to End the War (UHCEW). The UHCEW circulated anti-war and anti-draft materials and staged teach-ins, rallies, protests, and more on and around campus. Following graduation from UH, Freund worked in manufacturing in both Mexico and the United States and founded the Mexican Indigenous Textiles Project.
Materials were donated to Special Collections by Robert Freund in 2019.
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