John and Leni Sinclair papers: 1957-2003
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Title: John and Leni Sinclair papers
Creator: Sinclair, John, 1941-
Dates: 1957-2003
Extent: 66.5 linear feet (in 82 boxes), 1 oversize folder (UAl), 1 oversize volume, 33 open reel videotapes, 705 GB
John and Leni Sinclair were leaders of the counterculture movement in Michigan, organizers of radical social, political, and cultural endeavors primarily in the areas of music, poetry, graphic design, and community welfare projects. Papers and photographs (1957-1979) relating to all phases of their careers, including participation in the Artists' Workshop in Detroit, the Rainbow Multi-Media Corporation, the White Panther Party and its offshoot, the Rainbow Peoples Party; also materials concerning the legalization of marijuana, radical politics, and prison reform. Also material, 1979-2000, relating to John Sinclair's work as a writer, performer, radio show host and music promoter.
Call number: 850 AC UAl Aa 2
Language: The materials are in English.
Repository: Bentley Historical Library
1150 Beal Ave.
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2113
Phone: 734-764-3482
Fax: 734-936-1333
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Finding aid prepared by: Stephen Meyers, 1979 (papers); Mary Lisa Tanner, 1980 (sound reels); Marilyn F. McLaughlin, 1991 (sound cassettes and discs) Dan Santamaria, 2000