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James Clyde Keck, Jr. Papers

Identifier: R0187-JCK

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Scope and Contents

The collection documents the work of James C. Keck, Jr. as both an educator and an activist in Baltimore, Maryland between 1966 and 1971. Topics addressed within the collection include: Anti-War Activism, Teachers Concerned About Vietnam (TCAV), Demonstration, Education, and the Baltimore Experimental High School.


  • 1966-1971


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Rights for this collection are held by the University of Baltimore. It makes these materials publicly available for research, personal, and educational purposes.

Biographical Note

James Clyde Keck Jr. (1938-2021) attended graduate school at Johns Hopkins University and would go on to teach Chemistry at the Park School. He would later be a founder of the People's Free Medical Clinic in 1970, sewrving as president of the board until 1977. He was also a founding member of the Baltimore Experimental High School. Keck held staunch beliefs as an anti war advocate, as well as a community activist. His career would go on to include work with Baltimore City Governemnt, the Mayor's Office of Manpower Resources, the Health Department, and the Department of Housing and Urban Development. (Sourced from the Baltimore Sun)


1.00 Linear feet (1 container)

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Custodial History

The collection was donated to the University of Baltimore Foundation by Donna Keck on May 17, 2024. The records were transferred to Aiden Faust on May 22, 2024.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Thomas Dettling in May 2024.


Finding aid for the James Clyde Keck Jr. Papers
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Finding aid prepared by Thomas Dettling and Aiden Faust (2024).
May 2024
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Repository Details

Part of the Baltimore Studies Archives Repository

H. Mebane Turner Learning Commons, Room 104
1415 Maryland Avenue
Baltimore Maryland 21201 USA