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Socially Concerned Students papers, 1981 - 1985

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Processed by Finding aid prepared by Rachel Webb in April 2009 under the supervision of Deirdre A. Scaggs, University Archivist.; machine-readable finding aid created by Rachel Webb


Socially Concerned Students papers


1981 - 1985


University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections


This collection is arranged chronologically.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2009ua002: [identification of item], Socially Concerned Students papers, University of Kentucky Archives.


0.5 cubic feet (2 boxes)


Two scrapbooks documenting the activities of the Socially Concerned Students Organization, 1981-1985.


Socially Concerned Students (S.C.S.) was a University of Kentucky organization composed of students, faculty, and staff dedicated to a better society. Founded in the sociology department, S.C.S., addressed the issues and problems which faced society during the 1980s and early 1990s. Whether the issues were campus oriented, local, state, national, or international, S.C.S. was involved and often in cooperation with other organization and agencies.

Scope and Content

The Socially Concerned Students papers consists of two scrapbooks primarily consisting of newspaper articles, but also brochures, fliers, and other papers that pertain to activities the student group created. Topics include brown bag forums promoting rape prevention, battling crime, protests against U.S. involvement in overseas wars, etc. Volume 1 has been maintained in its bound form and Volume 2 has been taken apart for preservation purposes and copies have been made.


  • University of Kentucky.
  • Lexington (Ky.)
  • Student organizations -- Kentucky.
  • Students -- Kentucky.

Collection Inventory

Volume I Bound Scrapbook, 1981-83
[box: 1, folder: 1]
Newspaper Articles: Students, 1984
[box: 2, folder: 1]
Newspaper Articles: Nicaragua, 1984-85
[box: 2, folder: 2]
Newspaper Articles: Other, 1984-85
[box: 2, folder: 3]
Fliers and Brochures, undated
[box: 2, folder: 4]
Petitions and Debates, undated
[box: 2, folder: 5]

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