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Register of the Bruce Plenk papers AR 950Ple

Table of Contents

Collection Overview

Collection Inventory+/-

Biographical Note/Historical Note

Content Description

Collection Use

Administrative Information

Subjects

Collection Overview +/-

Title: Bruce Plenk Papers
Dates: 1969-1996 (inclusive)
Collection Number: AR 950Ple
Summary: This collection consists of materials collected by Bruce Plenk. It includes personal papers; materials related to his involvement in peace activism; Vietnam demonstration at the University of Utah, litigation against the MX nuclear missiles being stored in Utah, and his work with March for the Americas demonstrations; writings and other sources; newspaper clippings; photographs court documents; letters; brochures; and posters.
Repository: George Sutherland Archives at Utah Valley University

Collection Inventory +/-

Box 1: Nicaragua (1985-1989)
Folder 1, Box 1: Let Nicaragua Live (1985-1987)
Folder 2, Box 1: Nicaragua Exchange (undated)
Folder 3, Box 1: Travel to Nicaragua and Back (1985-1987)
Folder 4, Box 1: Nicaraguan Trip (1985)
Folder 5, Box 1: Look at Nicaragua (1984-1987)
Folder 6, Box 1: Nicaragua 1985-86 (1985-1986)
Folder 7, Box 1: Nicaraguan Contras (1985-1986)
Folder 8, Box 1: Nicaraguan Health (1981-1984)
Folder 9, Box 1: Nicaragua 1989 (1984-1990)
Box 2-5: [Brigham Young University Court Papers] (1992-1995)
Folder 1, Box 5: ACLU Utah (1994)
Folder 2, Box 5: BYU Case File (1988-1994)
Folder 3, Box 5: Supplemental Appendix to Appellees' Brief (1994-1995)
Folder 4, Box 5: [Statutes and Regulations] (1989-1995)
Folder 5, Box 5: [U.S. District Court Letter] (1996-11-20)
Folder 1, Box 4: Memorandum for Jacquelyn J. Shelton (1980-1994)
Folder 2, Box 4: Cases Not Used (1969-1993)
Folder 3, Box 4: Exhibits to Memorandum (1994)
Folder 4, Box 4: Exhibits to Memorandum Duplicate (1994)
Folder 5, Box 4: ACLU Cases (1993-1996)
Folder 6, Box 4: National Consumer Law (1993-1994)
Folder 7, Box 4: Appellants' Brief (1995-1996)
Folder 1, Box 3: Orders of Court (1995)
Folder 2, Box 3: PL's Pleadings (1994-1995)
Folder 3, Box 3: Blown-up Ads (undated)
Folder 4, Box 3: Advertising (1971-1972)
Folder 5, Box 3: Defendant's Pleading (1995)
Folder 6, Box 3: Appellants' Reply Brief (1995-09-05)
Folder 7, Box 3: FHA/Title IX (1978-1995)
Folder 8, Box 3: Argument (1995-01-18/1996-01-25)
Folder 9, Box 3: [Agreement] (1978-01-08)
Folder 10, Box 3: 10th Circuit Cases (1989-1995)
Folder 1, Box 2: FHA - Religious Exemption (1975-1994)
Folder 2, Box 2: FHA vs Landlords Religion (1994-1995)
Folder 3, Box 2: FHA - Religion (1977-1994)
Folder 4, Box 2: OCR (1994-1995)
Folder 5, Box 2: FHA - Standing (1978-1991)
Folder 6, Box 2: Pretext - FHA (1971-1980)
Folder 7, Box 2: Deferral to Agency (1983-1993)
Folder 8, Box 2: FHA - Misc/Proof (1972-1993)
Folder 9, Box 2: Law Reviews/Treatise (1983-1986)
Folder 10, Box 2: B.Y.U. Pleadings (1994-1995)
Folder 11, Box 2: FHA - Sex Discrimination and Single Sex Housing (1978-1994)
Box 6, Folder 1-12: March for the Americas (1983-1986)
Folder 12, Box 6: NLG/ACLU Case (1984-05)
Folder 11, Box 6: Opening/Closing (1985)
Folder 10, Box 6: Witness Preparation (1985-03-27/1985-03-28)
Folder 9, Box 6: Cases - Standing (1964-11-19/1965-03-01)
Folder 8, Box 6: Cases - Time, Place and Manner (1940-1984)
Folder 7, Box 6: Cases - Unfettered Discretion (1963-1984)
Folder 6, Box 6: Cases - Sticks (1983-1985)
Folder 5, Box 6: March Permits (1984-04-02)
Folder 1, Box 6: Complaint/Answer (1983-1984)
Folder 2, Box 6: Summary Judgement (1984-1985)
Folder 3, Box 6: Pretrial Orders/Proposed Findings (1984-1985)
Folder 4, Box 6: Eskridge Affidavits (1981-01)
Box 6, Folder 13, Box 9, Folder 1-5, Box 7-8: Hercules (1989-1991)
Folder 1, Box 9: Court Papers (1989-1990)
Folder 2, Box 9: [Exhibits] (1990-1991)
Folder 3, Box 9: [Deborah Levine Testimony] (1990-1991)
Folder 4, Box 9: Trial Notes (1990-1991)
Folder 5, Box 9: Hercules' Witness (1986-1991)
Folder 1, Box 8: [Cases 1] (1963-1989)
Folder 4, Box 8: Letters (1991)
Folder 5, Box 8: Motion in Limine (1990)
Folder 6, Box 8: Memorandum in Opposition (1990)
Folder 7, Box 8: [Defendant's Memorandum] (1990-11-26)
Folder 8, Box 8: [Memorandum in Opposition to Motion in Limine] (1963-1984)
Folder 1, Box 7: [Motion for Discovery] (1956-1984)
Folder 2, Box 7: Marvin Hamilton Direct (1990-01-19/1990-01-23)
Folder 3, Box 7: Opening Closing Statement (undated)
Folder 4, Box 7: Demonstration (1989-1990)
Folder 5, Box 7: Voir Dire (1990-01-25)
Folder 6, Box 7: Defendants Trial Brief (1990)
Folder 7, Box 7: Trial Transcript (1990-01-24)
Folder 8, Box 7: [Case Extras] (1986-1991)
Folder 13, Box 6: [Defendant's Request] (1986-1990)
Folder 2, Box 8: [Cases 2] (1973-1985)
Folder 3, Box 8: [Cases 3] (1982-1986)
Box 9, Folder 6-10: Utah Peace Test (1978-1987)
Folder 6, Box 9: Peace Papers (1987)
Folder 7, Box 9: U.S. International Lawlessness (1953-1983)
Folder 8, Box 9: Organizing for Resistance (1978-1986)
Folder 9, Box 9: [Test Ban Caravan] (1987)
Folder 9, Box 10: American Peace Test (1986)
Box 10, Folder 1: Provo Housing (1996-03-24/1996-04-15 )
Box 10, Folder 2-7: National Lawyers Guild (1977-1991)
Folder 2, Box 10: NLG Delegation (1989-1990)
Folder 3, Box 10: Central American Task Force (1986-1990)
Folder 4, Box 10: Oliver North (undated)
Folder 5, Box 10: Leaflets (1986-1990)
Folder 6, Box 10: Delegation Trip Notes (1985-1986)
Folder 7, Box 10: [NLG Papers] (1991-06-04/1991-06-08)
Box 10, Folder 8: [Bruce Plenk Traffic Trial] (1977-02-03/1977-02-28)
Box 10, Folder 9: Humanitarian Aid Caravan to Cuba (1994)
Box 10, Folder 10: HUD Opinion Letters FHA (1995-02-13)
Box 10, Folder 11: Exhibits (1978-1982)
Box 11, Folder 1: [Environmental Project On Central America] (1989-1990)
Box 11, Folder 2: [Equal Rights Coalition of Utah]
Box 11, Folder 3: [Utah 81] (1970-1977)
Box 11, Folder 4: University of Utah Protest Photos (undated)
Box 11, Folder 5: Vietnam (1973-01-24/1973-01-25)
Box 11, Folder 6: Middle East War (1967-04-04/1991-01-28)
Box 11, Folder 7: El Salvador (1980-1985)
Box 11, Folder 8: Sanctuary Movement (1985)
Box 11, Folder 9: Unreadable Floppy Disks (1988-1990)
Box 11, Folder 10: Freedom of Information Act (1976-01-06)
Box 11, Folder 11: City Creek (1980-10-03/1980-12-04)
Box 11, Folder 12-14: MX Missiles (1980-1982)
Folder 12, Box 11: MX Materials (1980-1981)
Folder 13, Box 11: MX Missiles (1979-1982)
Folder 14, Box 11: MX Litigation (1981)
Box 12, Folder 1: Letter Set Press-ons (1988)
Box 12, Folder 2: [Genevieve Atwood Letter] (1977-02-02)
Box 12, Folder 3: [Illusion of Democracy] (undated)
Box 12, Folder 4: [No More Lemons] (undated)
Box 12, Folder 5: [Livin' in Utah] (undated)
Box 12, Folder 6: The Desert Sun (1988-1990)
Box 12, Folder 7: The Wasatch Fault (1975-07)
Box 12, Folder 8: [Housing Rights] (1978-03-04)
Box 12, Folder 9: [Discrimination] (1973)
Box 12, Folder 10: [Pay Play Tennis] (1974-07-26)
Box 12, Folder 11-13: [Demonstrations] (1984-1986)
Folder 11, Box 12: Research and Restrictions (1984-1985)
Folder 12, Box 12: [Demonstration Logistics]
Folder 13, Box 12: [Demonstrations for Central America] (1985-1986)
Box 12, Folder 14-15: Don't Waste Utah (1974-1985)
Folder 14, Box 12: Federal Register (1978-1984)
Folder 15, Box 12: Friends of the Earth (1974-1983)
Box 12, Folder 16: Kaiparowits (1975-1981)
Box 13, Folder 1: Down Winders Case (undated)
Box 13, Folder 2-7: [Central America Solidarity Coalition] (1984-1990)
Folder 2, Box 13: CASC Newsletters (1984-1990)
Folder 3, Box 13: CASC-FOIA (1988)
Folder 4, Box 13: CASC Logo (undated)
Folder 5, Box 13: CASC Letterhead (1990-05-01/1990-06-13)
Folder 6, Box 13: CASC Correspondence (1986-1990)
Folder 7, Box 13: Post Course (1986-1990)
Box 14, Folder 1-5: Nukes and Waste (1978-1987)
Folder 1, Box 14: Nukes and Waste (1979-1981)
Folder 2, Box 14: [Nevada Test Site Protesters] (1985-1988)
Folder 3, Box 14: Nuke Stuff (1987-1990)
Folder 4, Box 14: Nuke Dump at Canyonlands (1981-1983)
Folder 5, Box 14: [Nuclear Pamphlet] (undated)
Box 15: Posters (1986-1990)
Folder 1, Box 15: [American Peace Test] (1986-05-31/1986-06-02)
Folder 2, Box 15: [Joe Hill Commemoration] (1990-09-01)

Biographical Note/Historical Note +/-

Bruce Plenk is a lawyer and peace activist. He was born and raised in Salt Lake City Utah. He attended Williams College in Massachusetts. He earned his masters in education and juris doctorate from the University of Utah. While opposing the Vietnam War, was arrested for attacking the ROTC Building at University of Utah. Worked against the Canyonlands nuclear waste dump and the MX Missile and the Nevada Nuclear Test Site. He was Solar Energy Coordinator at City of Tucson from 2007 to 2013.

Content Description +/-

This collection consists of materials collected by Bruce Plenk. It includes personal papers; materials related to his involvement in peace activism; Vietnam demonstration at the University of Utah, litigation against the MX nuclear missiles being stored in Utah, and his work with March for the Americas demonstrations; writings and other sources; newspaper clippings; photographs; court documents; letters; brochures; and posters.

Collection Use +/-

Restrictions on Access:

Access to the collection is open with assistance from the archivist or staff.

Restrictions on Use:

Open for research. Copyright for official University records is held by Utah Valley University; all other copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Administrative Information +/-

Arrangement:

Papers are arranged by topic or location. The only changes made were to keep papers grouped together by topic or location that were not already grouped together.

Acquisition Information:

Gift of Bruce Plenk.

Language:

English

Sponsor:

none

Quantity:

15.0 boxes; 8 linear ft

Language of the Finding Aid:

English

Author of the Finding Aid:

Finding aid prepared by Andrew Juan Cano, student intern

EAD Creation Date:

2014-07-09T16:32-0600

Standard:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Subjects +/-

Corporate Names:


Brigham Young University.
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Hercules Incorporated.
National Lawyers Guild.
University of Utah.
Utah Valley University.

Subject Terms:

Discrimination in housing
Equal Rights Coalition of Utah
Fuerza Democrática Nicaragüense
Humanitarian assistance
MX (Weapons system)
Nicaragua. Ejército Popular Sandinista
Nuclear disarmament
Pacifists
Public welfare Law and legislation
Radioactive wastes
Sex discrimination against women

Personal Names:


Geographical Names:

El Salvador
Nevada
Nicaragua
Utah

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