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Suzanne Sink papers

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 434
Identifier: MS0434

Scope and Contents

This research paper, written by Suzanne Sink, entitled "Fueling the Southern Underground Movement: Inquisition v. The City of Charlotte." is 20 pages of text concerning a left-wing "underground" newspaper entitled the "Inquisition", which was published in Charlotte, N.C. in 1968 and 1969 by students from East Mecklenburg High School.


  • circa 1965-1975


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

The Suzanne Sink papers are the physical property of J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections. Some material may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the patron's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections.

Biographical / Historical

"Inquisition" was an underground periodical press publication published bi-monthly from April 1968 to late 1969 in Charlotte, NC by Lee Douglas, Hanson Dunbar, Lynwood Sawyer, Russell Schwarz, Tom Wilkinson and their various contributors. They were all members of East Mecklenburg High School's graduating class of 1969.


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Paper entitled, "Fueling the Southern Underground Movement: Inquisition v. The City of Charlotte." It was based on a landmark First Amendment Supreme Court decision.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated by Suzanne Sink in February 2011.

Related Materials

Various issues of "Inquisition," part of the Alternative press collection, Charlotte, N.C. (Rare F264 .C4 1969)

Southern Underground Press: The Project to Archive and Rebuild the Communities of the Southern Underground - Inquisition – Charlotte, NC [https://southernundergroundpress.wordpress.com/publications/inquisition-charlotte-nc/]
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Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated