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Cannabis Club records

 Collection
Identifier: AC 27

Scope and Contents

This collection documents the brief existence of Beloit College's Cannabis Club (also named, at certain times, Educational Cannabis Organization (ECO), and to a lesser extent, Educational Cooperative Hemp Organization (ECHO)), active in the early 1990s. Included are correspondence, financial information, flyers, "The Clarion" newsletter, and other educational materials publicized by the club. Cannabis Club engaged in political activities, writing to members of the United States government about various pieces of legislation. The group also collected a number of non-Beloit College publications from organizations like National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

Dates

  • 1993-1995, undated

Access to Collection

This collection is open for research; however, certain materials are fragile and require Archives staff for handling, or use may be restricted altogether.

Biographical / Historical

Cannabis Club – name used in fall 1993-spring 1994 Educational Cooperative Hemp Organization (ECHO), name used in Fall 1995. Educational Cannabis Organization (ECO), name used in Spring 1995

Extent

.6 linear feet (2 boxes)

Overview

This collection documents the brief existence of Beloit College's Cannabis Club (also named, at certain times, Educational Cannabis Organization (ECO), and to a lesser extent, Educational Cooperative Hemp Organization (ECHO)), active in the early 1990s. Included are correspondence, financial information, flyers, "The Clarion" newsletter, and other educational materials publicized by the club. Cannabis Club engaged in political activities, writing to members of the United States government about various pieces of legislation. Also included in the collection are a number of non-Beloit College publications from organizations like National Organization for the Reform of Marijuana Laws (NORML).

Arrangement

This collection has been compiled through separate accessions of various sizes from various offices and individuals, none of which has any accompanying documentation. The original order of the documents is unknown. The arrangement order presented here has been imposed by the College Archives staff.

Physical Location

Shelved at 1/4/8

Related Materials

Beloit College STASH records (AC 100)
Beloit College Student Activities records (AC 101)
Title
Cannabis Club records
Status
Completed
Author
Michelle Tom
Date
November 2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Beloit College Archives and Special Collections Repository

Contact:
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Beloit WI 53511 USA
608-363-2485