Guide to the Silva v. UNH et. al Files, 1993-1994

Collection number: UA 17/11
Size: 4 boxes (1.32 cu.ft.)

About J. Donald Silva

J. Donald Silva, a professor of English in the Thompson School of Applied Science, filed suit in federal court against the University of New Hampshire and some of its officials charging they had violated his academic freedom and free speech rights by suspending him from teaching after he made remarks in class that some students deemed sexual harassment.

About the Silva v. UNH et. al Files

This series contains the files of the court proceedings in Silva v. UNH et al case. It also contains newspaper clippings written about the case and related issues.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open.

Copyright Notice

Copyright is retained by the University of New Hampshire.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Silva v. UNH et. al Files, 1993-1994, UA 17/11, Milne Special Collections and Archives, University of New Hampshire Library, Durham, NH, USA.

Acquisitions Information

These records were transferred to the University Archives between 1993 and 1996.

Collection Contents

Box 1
Box 1, Folder 1Oct. 22, 1993Notice and acknowledgment of receipt of summons and complaint
Box 1, Folder 2Nov. 22, 1993Defendants' motion to dismiss complaint
Box 1, Folder 3Dec. 10, 1993Plaintiff's memorandum in opposition to defendants' motion to dismiss complaint
Box 1, Folder 4Dec. 22, 1993Defendants' reply to plaintiff's objection to their motion to dismiss his complaint
Box 1, Folder 5Feb. 14, 1994Plaintiff's memorandum of law in opposition to summary judgment (1 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 6Feb. 14, 1994Plaintiff's memorandum of law in opposition to summary judgment (2 of 2)
Box 1, Folder 7Mar. 1, 1994Defendants' reply to plaintiff's opposition to summary judgment
Box 1, Folder 8May 5, 1994Defendants' response to plaintiff's first request for the production of documents
Box 1, Folder 9July 8, 1994Plaintiff's memorandum in opposition to defendants' motion for summary judgment
Box 1, Folder 10July 8, 1994List of exhibits
Box 1, Folder 11July 25, 1994Reply to plaintiff's memorandum in opposition to defendants' motion for summary
Box 1, Folder 12July 25, 1994Plaintiff's supplemental memorandum in opposition to defendants' motion for summary judgment
Box 1, Folder 13Sept. 12, 1994Transcript of hearing before the Hon. Shane Devine (pp.1-100)
Box 1, Folder 14Sept. 12, 1994Transcript of hearing before the Hon. Shane Devine (pp.101-189)
Box 2
Box 2, Folder 1Sept. 15, 1994Preliminary injunction
Box 2, Folder 2Sept. 15, 1994US District Court Order
Box 2, Folder 3Sept. 15, 1994Table of attachments (1 of 2)
Box 2, Folder 4Sept. 15, 1994Table of attachments (2 of 2)
Box 2, Folder 5May 12, 1994Deposition of Mary Morris Clark
Box 2, Folder 6May 12, 1994Deposition of Elizabeth M. Dolan
Box 2, Folder 7May 12, 1994Deposition of Dale Nitzschke
Box 2, Folder 8May 16, 1994Deposition of Brian A. Giles
Box 2, Folder 9May 16, 1994Deposition of Neil Lubow
Box 3
Box 3, Folder 1June 8, 1994Deposition of Holly Woodhouse
Box 3, Folder 2June 15, 1994Deposition of Chris Burns-DiBiasio, p.1-85
Box 3, Folder 3June 15, 1994Burns-DiBiasio, p.86-170
Box 3, Folder 4June 16, 1994Deposition of Stephen L. Fink
Box 3, Folder 5June 21, 1994Deposition of Neil Vroman. p.1-100
Box 3, Folder 6June 21, 1994Vroman, p. 101-199
Box 3, Folder 7June 22, 1994Deposition of Shannon Cannon, p.1-104
Box 3, Folder 8June 22, 1994Cannon, P.105-184 and attachments
Box 3, Folder 91993-94AAUP
Box 3, Folder 10Jan. 27, 1995Academic Freedom and Tenure at UNH, a reply
Box 3, Folder 11Mar-May, 1994Letters to the UNH Community from Thomas Carnicelli and responses by Mary Clark
Box 3, Folder 121993-94Letters concerning the Silva case
Box 3, Folder 13Oct. 12, 1994Press conference remarks by trustee chairman Donald G. O'Brien
Box 4
Box 4, Folder 11993News clippings
Box 4, Folder 2Jan. 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 3Feb. 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 4Mar. 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 5May 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 6Sept. 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 7Oct. 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 8Dec. 1994News clippings
Box 4, Folder 9undatedNews clippings - Free Speech
Box 4, Folder 10undatedNews clippings
Collection

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