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Kenneth G. Hanauer Papers

 Collection — othertype: CDG-A
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Hanauer, Kenneth George


Collection includes printed materials, including published court documents about the case Kenneth George Hanauer, appellant, v. Wilson H. Elkins, President of the University of Maryland, et al.


  • Creation: Majority of material found within 1956-1958

Language of Material

Materials are in English.

Restrictions on Access

Collection is open for research without restrictions.

Biographical / Historical

Kenneth George Hanauer; Kenneth G. Hanauer; born 1933; conscientious objector; enrolled in the University of Maryland in 1956, having already served time two years as a conscientious objector under Selective Service orders in lieu of military training; when entering the University, he was ordered to enroll in ROTC (Reserve Officers' Training Corps), which he refused to do. The U.S. Supreme Court let stand a Maryland court decision holding that the University of Maryland had the right to deny matriculation by Kenneth Hanauer unless he agreed to take the ROTC course.


0.08 Linear Feet (1 folder.)

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