J. Gus Liebenow Collection, 1882-2011
Scope and Content
J. Gus Liebenow Collection
15 linear feet of documents spanning the years from 1949-1999. As much as possible the organization and
folder titles reflect Liebenow's personal naming convention. This collection is divided
into 6 series:
- Outside Organizations
- Personal Files
- Subject Files
- Restricted Files
Indiana University series consists of papers for
both the Political
Science and African Studies
departments, including committees, programs, course syllabi, interdepartmental
correspondence, and meeting minutes. Also included in this series are Liebenow'slecture
notes for various classes he taught, and materials from other university
Outside Organizations series consists of materials
from numerous organizations and conferences Liebenow was affiliated
with. These include the African Studies Association ,
Liberia, Liberian Studies Association,
Universities Field Staff International, and the South African
Development Coordination Conference, as well as materials from other
Personal Files series contains records on former
students, colleagues, friends, and co-workers. These include correspondence,
newspaper clippings, dissertation drafts, and manuscripts.
Subject Filesseries contains photographs, ephemera
and memorabilia, and other materials that don't easily fall into another series.
Writings series contains conference papers submitted
by Liebenow, as
well as his drafts and copies of his published materials. Correspondence with
various publishing houses are also found in this series.
Restricted Files series conatins personal files that
are not open for research.